Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront lobby. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront lobby.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront has opened its doors in Business Bay. The five-star hotel is located in Downtown Dubai and offers views of the Burj Khalifa and the newly-opened Dubai Water Canal.

The hotel has 432 rooms and suites, and many rooms have private balconies with up-close views of the Dubai skyline. Guests can choose from standard or business class rooms, suites, while the family rooms provide added amenities like kids' games and access to the kids' Club.

Rezidor Hotel Group area senior vice president, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Tim Cordon said: "We are very proud and excited to open our fifth Radisson Blu hotel in Dubai, one of the world’s most attractive travel destinations and key regional commerce hub."

"The tourism sector in Dubai continues to grow and flourish as a result of the Emirate’s remarkable vision in creating a world-class destination for entertainment and culture... We are delighted to open another flagship Radisson Blu hotel in such a prominent location in Dubai and contribute to this growth,” he added.

For F&B options, the property offers mid-west inspired Fire Lake Grill House & Cocktail Bar; Larder, a Nordic-inspired restaurant; Republic & Co which serves Middle Eastern foods and Abraj. One of the hotel's standout offerings is Makar, a Scottish whisky and cigar bar

The new property is also home to Gotha nightclub, world’s second location besides Cannes, France. Set across 16,000 square feet, it will host major headliners and VIP guests. With a 1,000-person capacity, Gotha plans to bring its famed themed nights and celebrity performances to Dubai, a statement said.

The hotel’s leisure facilities include a Dreamworks Spa, a fully-equipped gym and an outdoor pool. The waterfront property also has 11 meeting rooms and can cater to events up to 350 people, the statement added.

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