Minor Hotels Group has
signed a management agreement with Allied Investment Group to
debut its Oaks brand in Lebanon later this year.
Scheduled to launch in mid-2018, the
110-key Oaks Beirut hotel will be located in Sodeco, a commercial area of
Beirut, approximately five minutes’ drive from the vibrant central
downtown area and 15 minutes from Beirut Rafic Hariri
Previously operating as Hotel de Ville
Beirut, the hotel is currently closed for a full refurbishment and
will relaunch as Oaks Beirut.
The hotel will feature a selection of guest rooms and suites, an all-day dining restaurant, a Lounge Bar &
rooftop pool and bar, plus dedicated conference facilities.
Owner and CEO of Allied Investment Group, said, “Allied
Investment Group is delighted to be partnering with Minor Hotels
to bring their Australian-rooted Oaks brand to Lebanon, which I’m
confident will be a success in this vibrant market. The
refurbishment of the property is well underway and we look forward
to launching Oaks Beirut later this year.”
currently operates two Oaks properties in the United Arab Emirates
– the 165-room Oaks Liwa Heights in Dubai and the 54-room Oaks
Liwa Executive Suites in Abu Dhabi.
Rajakarier, CEO Minor Hotels, said, “For Minor Hotels adding Lebanon to
our footprint has considerable strategic value and we are very
pleased to be partnering with Allied Investment Group to launch
our first hotel in the country. Beirut is a dynamic city with so
much to offer and is widely regarded as one of the most
influential trend setters in the region.”