Marriott Bonvoy Portfolio Expands in United Arab Emirates With Opening of Aloft Al Mina and Element Al Mina in Dubai

USA, Bethesda, Maryland. June 10, 2021

Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International's extraordinary portfolio of 30 hotel brands, announced the expansion of Aloft Hotels and Element Hotels in the United Arab Emirates with the opening of Aloft Al Mina, Dubai and Element Al Mina, Dubai. The two new hotels answer to the rapidly growing demand for vibrant city destinations and home-away-from-home experiences. Situated on Sheikh Rashid Road in the Al Raffa neighbourhood and in close proximity to the city's famed attractions, the hotels offer choice and flexibility for today's global traveller.

"Dubai is a thriving destination for leisure and business travellers who seek original experiences. Aloft Hotels and Element Hotels are two distinctive brands that deliver a fresh approach to design, streamlined and warm service, all at an attractive price point. Aloft Hotels' eclectic spaces thrive off a bold design and live music programming, while Element's ergonomic design and eco-conscious ethos speaks to today's healthy, active traveler," said Sandeep Walia, Area Vice President - UAE, Marriott International.

A Vibrant Social Scene awaits at Aloft Al Mina, Dubai

Designed with the brand's philosophy to create bold, open and vibrant environments, Aloft Al Mina, Dubai is home to 192 stylish and inviting guestrooms designed with the brand's signature artful and innovative loft-like layout featuring nine-foot-ceilings. Each room is complete with complimentary Wi-Fi, 55-inch flatscreen televisions, and Aloft's ultra-comfortable beds. The modern bathrooms feature walk-in showers with rainfall showerheads and custom toiletries.

The hotel features a number of signature social spaces and amenities including W XYZ® Bar offering craft beverages and light bites, the Re:mix® Lounge which acts as a hub for locals and travellers, day or night and the all-day restaurant, MIX.

alfDXBRAlo.1001402.jpgFor guests looking to stay active while travelling, the hotel has a 24/7 Re:charge fitness centre with state-of-the-art equipment. The outdoor infinity pool overlooks the iconic Dubai skyline, for guests looking to cool off with a view. The hotel also features fully equipped meeting spaces, catering to guests looking to mix business and leisure travel.

Find the Perfect Balance at Element Al Mina, Dubai

Element Al Mina, Dubai presents a longer stay concept inspired by nature, for guests seeking to maintain a balanced lifestyle while travelling. Filled with natural light and bright aesthetic, Element Al Mina, Dubai offers a home-away-from-home experience with a relaxed and enriching atmosphere.

Element Al Mina, Dubai consists of a collection of 96 thoughtfully designed studios, one and two-bedroom apartments making the property an ideal proposition for holidaymakers, business travellers and longer staying guests. Each spacious apartment features a signature Heavenly® bed, a spa-inspired bathroom, oversized closets and a fully equipped kitchen.

The hotel's complimentary healthy Rise® breakfast offers morning staples including granola, fresh yogurts and fruits. The hotel features a compact meeting room and state-of-the-art fitness centre, fitted with the latest equipment, and is open 24-hours a day. Guests can unwind in the rooftop pool and enjoy views of Dubai's famed skyline.

"We are delighted to open the doors of Aloft Al Mina, Dubai and Element Al Mina, Dubai and invite guests to experience each of the brand's signature experiences," said Tolga S Lacin, Area General Manager, Marriott International. "Whether seeking a flexible longer stay with all the comforts of home or to enjoy Aloft's vibrant programming, these two new properties offer the best of both worlds in one of the city's most buzzing locations."

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