UNVEILING A NEW ERA OF LUXURY: WALDORF ASTORIA RAS AL KHAIMAH RE-OPENS ITS DOORS
In a momentous occasion, the illustrious Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah welcomes guests once again, unveiling a remarkable transformation that marks a new era of opulence and grandeur.
Following an extensive refurbishment, the resort showcases a total of 203 keys, featuring 149 exquisitely appointed guest rooms and 54 suites adorned with mesmerizing views. Nine restaurants and lounges have undergone refurbishment, along with expansive outdoor spaces designed for private events and weddings. A crowning jewel of the resort, the six-meter clock in the lobby, has been reimagined with a domed glass dial and a captivating aquamarine center, paying homage to Waldorf Astoria’s legacy of grand clocks worldwide. Embracing its Arabic roots, the clock integrates rotating prayer rings for accurate prayer times and carries inscriptions from ancient Bedouin songs.
Noteworthy Changes: One of the most remarkable transformations is witnessed in the guestrooms and suites, now characterized by spaciousness and sophistication. Inspired by the colors of the Arabian Gulf, the suites boast hues of greens and blues, complemented by Waldorf Astoria’s elevated personalized service. Each guest is assigned a Personal Concierge, ensuring meticulous attention to every detail from pre-arrival to post-departure.
The resort caters to its youngest guests with a junior check-in, special amenities, and a dedicated children’s club featuring a vibrant program. The Little Hotelier concierge program allows children to step into the world of hospitality, acquiring new skills and creating beautiful memories during their stay.
Enhanced Culinary Experiences: Guests are invited to embark on interactive culinary journeys across the resort’s nine enhanced restaurants, lounges, and bars. Highlights include the authentic Japanese restaurant UMI, renowned for its sushi and entertaining Teppanyaki demonstrations, and the American-style steak house Lexington Grill & Bar, celebrated for its dry-aged, tender steaks and an extensive selection of wines and cocktails. Introducing a novel concept is Ras Al Khaimah’s first cigar bar, Sijar Lounge, while the revamped Palm Shore Pool Bar offers vibrant DJ entertainment and breathtaking sunsets. Executive Chef Michael Kreiling has curated exquisite menus for each venue, ensuring an exceptional dining experience.
Adrian Stoppe, General Manager of the iconic luxury hotel, stated, “The reimagined Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah brings refined accommodation to guests seeking a unique experience and the epitome of Arabian hospitality. We want our guests to not only experience a luxury stay but an unforgettable journey that resonates with them long after their departure.”
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