IHG has signed franchise agreements for two hotels, Staybridge Suites Dubai Financial Centre and Staybridge Suites Dubai Internet City, with the Dubai-based real estate development firm, SRG Holding. The agreements will see the conversion of two SRG-owned developments to IHG’s extended-stay brand Staybridge Suites. The two franchised assets will be operated by SRG Hospitality, the group’s hotel management arm with opening dates set for January 2020. The 360-key Staybridge Suites Dubai Financial Centre will offer guests the choice between spacious one, two and three-bedroom suites and studio apartments, with sweeping views of the city skyline and Burj Khalifa. The hotel is located at the heart of Dubai’s Downtown area, a 15-minute drive from the Dubai International Airport. Ideal for both business and leisure travellers, guests will have easy access to Dubai International Financial Center, Dubai World Trade Exhibition Center as well as many leisure attractions such as City Walk with its adjacent Dubai Arena, The Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountains, one of the world’s most-visited retail and entertainment destinations. Staybridge Suites Dubai Financial Centre will offer attractive facilities such as meeting rooms, a spa with steam, sauna and a large outdoor swimming pool, along with a state of the art fitness center. Tastefully curated food & drink options will also be available at the all-day eatery, living room lounge or street terrace as well as in-room dining.
The 225-key Staybridge Suites Dubai Internet City will offer one and two-bedroom apartments and studios which blend contemporary design with spacious layouts. Most of the studios and apartments feature their own private balcony from which to enjoy spectacular city or sea views. Every unit boasts a fully-equipped kitchenette or kitchen and interconnecting rooms offer greater flexibility for families or small groups travelling together.