Dubai, UAE (6 December 2020) Fusing innovative style with local flavors, the innately stylish ME Dubai celebrates the intersect of art, cuisine, fashion and music.
The 5-star property is the only hotel in the Middle East to be fully designed both inside and out by the late Dame Zaha Hadid. It is located in her mesmerizing The Opus development by Omniyat, in the heart of the Burj Khalifa District. ME Dubai is also the first ME by Melia hotel in the Middle East, and in keeping with the personality-led ethos of the brand, is set to become the social epicentre of Dubai's dynamic cultural scene. A focus of the hotel will be on its world-class F and B mix with Executive Chef, James Knight-Pacheco at the helm, showcasing an array of sophisticated dining venues; DESEO, Botanica and The Atrium by Zaha Hadid, set to open their doors later this month, followed by the largest nightclub space in Dubai.
From contemporary South American inspired cuisine at the poolside-chic Deseo, to iconic Afternoon teas at The Atrium by Zaha Hadid, guests at ME Dubai will have exclusive 24-hour access to world-class cuisine.
The place to see and be seen, Deseo is a South American inspired contemporary urban terrace, restaurant and lounge set to become the hottest destination in Dubai. Situated beside the modern rooftop pool overlooking the glittering Dubai skyline, the venue brings a little slice of Latin American charm, sophistication and fun where guests can encapsulate themselves in the stylish surroundings and indulge in the Latin inspired exotic cuisine.
Providing an ultimate pool escape for the sun seekers during the day, guests can lounge by the glistening pool and enjoy an authentic mix of bespoke cocktails paired with eclectic bites.
In the evening, as the sun cascades throughout the terrace, the soulful experience is heightened. Guests can kick-off their evening with a delectable 'bebida' as the lights dim, the ambience transforms, bringing live music by resident DJ Shehzad K for a sensational evening of lounging and playful fun.
With bursts of greenery and the mesmerizing Dubai skyline, Deseo offers the perfect opportunity to be in the social epicenter of the city.
THE ATRIUM by Zaha Hadid
At the heart of The Opus by Omniyat, Zaha Hadid's trademark designs flow boldly through the spectacular lobby area known as The Atrium by Zaha Hadid. A perfect place for impromptu meetings, lights snacks, morning pick-me-ups or Afternoon tea, The Atrium by Zaha Hadid is open throughout the day with an exciting program of performances from sunset. Guests can also enjoy the modern music flowing with a line-up of in-house entertainment featuring Resident DJ Shezad K, live music by SaxoKid and a performance by Ramon Kailani, paying homage to the brand's Spanish roots.
Enclosed off from the lobby area, Botanica is an elite green space dedicated to hand-crafted Gin and Tonics and specialty cocktails that are elevated with an array of freshly cut herbs and botanicals, to add a touch of sensory showmanship. An edited menu of light bites sits perfectly alongside the innovative selection of infused cocktails. Offering a sophisticated yet whimsical experience, Botanica is the ideal place for evening catch-ups with friends and colleagues.
CENTRAL TAPASand BAR
Exuding a cosmopolitan vibe with a Mediterranean flair, Central is the hotel's signature restaurant offering a curious palate of Spanish flavours served with a modern twist creating a truly distinctive dining experience.
Cuisine: South American inspired
Timings: 10:00am 11:30pm
The Atrium by Zaha Hadid
Cuisine: Light meals and pastries
Opening time: 24-hours
Cuisine: Cocktails and light bites
Opening time: 12:00pm 1:00am
Central Tapas and Bar
Cuisine: Spanish inspired
- Breakfast 6:30am 10am
- Lunch 12pm 3pm
- Dinner 6:30pm 11pm
- Bar open until 1am
About ME Dubai
ME Dubai is the first ME by Melia in the Middle East designed by the late and renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid. ME Dubai is located in the breath-taking The Opus by Omniyat building. The only hotel project where she has personally designed all of the interiors and exteriors. ME Dubai is situated in the heart of the Burj Khalifa district, which is one of the city's most vibrant areas. The Opus building is developed by leading Middle East real estate developer, Omniyat. The property consists of 93 rooms and suites across three floors. The legacy hotel presents three owned FB outlets including Deseo, The Atrium by Zaha Hadid and Central Cosmo Tapas and Bar.
About ME by Melia
ME by Melia is a personality-led lifestyle brand that seeks to fuse innovative style with local tastes, to captivate clientele with a love for contemporary art and design, music and fashion. Inspired by European lifestyle, each hotel has a unique connection with its location. ME by Melia offers stylish design hotels that deliver personal, meaningful and aspirational experiences. By capturing these elements in urban and resort destinations, the ME philosophy adds a more personal touch to the guest experience.
There are currently seven hotels in the portfolio across Europe, Middle East, The Americas and Mexico, including ME Dubai, ME Milan Il Duca, ME London, ME Ibiza, ME Madrid, ME Sitges and ME Cabo. Upcoming openings include ME Barcelona, set to launch in the coming months. Follow ME by Melia on Instagram @me_by_melia and Facebook mebymelia.www.mebymelia.com.