Pictures: Dubai’s Jumeirah gives first look at Zabeel House hotels

Zabeel House is Jumeirah’s new four-star brand



Dubai hotel group Jumeirah has revealed new details of the first two properties under its recently unveiled Zabeel House brand.

The company announced the new hotels at Al Seef, a heritage district launched by developer Meraas on the Dubai Creek, earlier this month. They are due to open in the Spring.

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The first property, Zabeel House by Jumeirah Al Seef, is described as “moderately-priced” and featuring “design-led” spaces.

It includes 200 rooms in ‘popular’ (35sqm), ‘plush’ (44sqm) or ‘suite’ (52sqm) categories with organic amenities, smart pads and included wi-fi, four restaurants and bars, pop-up events, meeting rooms, spa and gym facilities, creative spaces and a rooftop infinity pool.

Rates will start at Dhs495 ($135) a night in the summer and Dhs725 ($197) in the Winter, excluding taxes.

The second hotel, Zabeel House MINI by Jumeirah, will be opening next door, offering a lower price point.

It has 150 ‘pocket’ (23sqm) rooms with included wi-fi, smart pads and organic amenities, a courtyard space for events, access to the pool and gym and two street food-inspired restaurants.

Rates will start from Dhs350 ($95) in the summer and Dhs495 ($135) in the Winter, excluding taxes.

The second phase of Al Seef will be completed this year and house an additional 200-room heritage hotel, a souk, restaurants, cafes, art galleries, Emirati craft workshops, handicraft stores, a floating market, a 68-berth marina for private yachts and links to the Dubai water taxi network.

Jumeirah said the Zabeel brand would manage an initial five hotels in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and UK including another opening in Dubai’s The Greens later this year.

Read: Dubai’s Jumeirah announces first hotel under Zabeel House brand