Hotel Openings

113886 04 Dec 2018

Studio M Arabian Plaza’s grand opening marks Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA’s first mid-market property in UAE

A perfect jump-off point to Dubai’s key destinations, the highly anticipated Studio M Arabian Plaza is finally open to captivate guests with its dynamic design, smart technology, and warm hospitality

Dubai, UAE – Studio M Arabian Plaza, the first Studio M in the Middle East region and the first property to be introduced under the ‘M collection’ portfolio under Millennium Hotels & Resorts in the UAE, opened its doors on 1st December, 2018. With a total inventory of 323 hotel rooms and serviced apartments, the three-star property is perfect for tech-savvy travellers and long-term guests looking for a fusion of function and comfort. The property also features two food and beverage outlets, meeting room spaces, a lap pool and fitness centre.

The opening launch marked Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA’s brand growth by expanding into the mid-market segment, a highly in-demand hospitality segment in the city. Furthermore, Studio M Arabian Plaza is also the first venture of Hala Hospitality Group, a part of the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, into the hospitality industry.


Dubai’s growing demand for midscale hotels

“The recently concluded launch of Studio M Arabian Plaza is Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA’s strategic step in addressing Dubai’s growing demand for midscale properties,” said Kevork Deldelian, Chief Operating Officer. Deldelian added, “The hotel’s features also capture the interests of the growing market of the millennial generation looking for quality-driven, trendy and technologically advanced hotels.”

Commenting on the launch, Abdullah Mohammed Juma Al Naboodah, Chairman of the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, said: “As our first venture into the hospitality market, we are extremely proud of Studio M Arabian Plaza, and the exceptional design and functionality of the property. We look forward to it becoming the go-to place for sophisticated and discerning travellers looking for a stylish, comfortable and practical place to stay in the city.”


Innovative technology and stunning interiors

As travellers become more tech-savvy, Studio M Arabian Plaza adapts by introducing smart technology, giving guests a more convenient and relaxing stay. The hotel rooms are equipped with ports and hubs for guests to stream content through 43 to 49-inch Smart LED TVs from their own mobile phones and laptops. Housekeeping and ‘Do Not Disturb’ buttons are also installed in the rooms, veering away from the conventional door hangers. 

Guests of Studio M Arabian Plaza can also expect playful yet smart touches in the rooms’ interiors, featuring open-wardrobe designs, Instagram-worthy accent walls and luxurious furniture pieces from Italy. Each hotel floor is splashed with a colour theme which is perfectly complemented by funky neon signage and life-sized character statues.


Our First Hello

Bearing the casual yet warm tagline “Our First Hello,” Studio M Arabian Plaza’s hotel launch was an exclusive evening of jazz music, vibrant designs and palatable flavours attended by hotel stakeholders and travel and corporate partners.

“The launch of Studio M Arabian Plaza is a significant event in the history of Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA, as it relates to the brand’s expansion boost and diversification of target markets,” said Ursula Chidiac, the hotel’s General Manager. She added, “We are thrilled to open our doors to bid our ‘first hello’ to our guests and start delivering high-standard hotel services at reasonable rates.”

As part of the hotel’s opening celebration, Studio M Arabian Plaza is offering special opening room rates starting from AED 249++ per night which are available until 26th December, 2018. For reservations and inquiries, call +971 4 215 4444 or e-mail 



About Studio M Arabian Plaza Hotel & Hotel Apartments

Studio M Arabian Plaza Hotel & Hotel Apartments is a three-star, chic urban hotel concept with 223 rooms and 100 apartments.  Conveniently located next to Al Qiyadah Metro Station, the hotel is 7 minutes away from the Dubai International Airport with direct access to Arabian Plaza. The hotel is designed for the self-sufficient and the independent minded traveller looking for fresh, minimalistic and tech-savvy comfort.

An exquisite F&B offering is available within the hotel with a new urban grab-and-go concept for the guest on-the-go. The hotel is also equipped with a well-designed gym and a lap pool, dynamic workspaces or co-working areas integrated into the lobby design and a coffee shop that serves as an informal meeting space.

The hotel is managed by Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa (MEA), recognized as one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the region.


About Millennium Hotels & Resorts

Millennium Hotels & Resorts plc is a dynamic, global hotel company, which owns, asset manages and/or operates over 135 hotels worldwide. With almost 40,000 rooms worldwide, the company is present on all continents with a portfolio of brands which serve different market segments, representing quality and value in every class.

From a single property in Abu Dhabi, Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa has expanded into various neighbouring destinations and is now recognised as one of the fastest growing regional hotel management companies in the Middle East & Africa. Along the way, the company has cultivated partnerships with reputable and respected owners. Millennium Hotels & Resorts currently operates 35 hotels, has 11 hotels due to open within the next year and 40 hotels in the pipeline across the region.

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About Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Holding LLC:

Founded in 1958 by two brothers, the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group is among the most well-respected family company names in the UAE. Set up in 1979, Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Holding LLC is the family parent company for the Group. It is run by a Board led by our Group Chairman.

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