First Mercure Hotel in Dubai opens

Accor, one of the leading hotel operators in the Middle East, is expanding its Mercure brand in the region with the opening of Mercure Gold Hotel Al Mina Road Dubai, on 1st of January 2012, under a franchise agreement. 

Christophe Landais, Managing Director, Accor Middle East said: “We are delighted to add the franchised Mercure Gold Hotel Al Mina Road Dubai to our network of 19 Mercure properties in the Middle East which is also our first Accor hotel to open in 2012.”

The stylish and modern 4-star hotel, Mercure Gold Hotel Al Mina Road Dubai, with its 184 rooms, is situated close to Sheikh Zayed Road and Jumeirah Beach road. Right in the heart of Al Mina road’s bustling district, the new hotel provides easy access to business centers and is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. A daily free shuttle service takes guests from the hotel to the beach and shopping malls such as Burjuman Shopping mall, Mercato mall, Deira City Centre and the Dubai mall; with Dubai International Airport a 20-minute drive away. It is also in close proximity to the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre and Port Rashid.

Mercure Gold Hotel Al Mina Road Dubai offers a warm atmosphere featuring contemporary rooms and a classic style that embraces the local culture and reflects the brand’s personality. This 4-star hotel has 1 meeting room and a business center as well as some food and beverage outlets which include the all-day dining outlet Senses and The Kebab Connection, serving kebabs Indian and Middle Eastern style. The Liquid Lounge is ideal for a relaxing drink after work. It also features a rooftop swimming pool and terrace where guests can chill out and unwind. Aromatherapy sessions can be booked at the Spa operated by Thai Elite Spa, a hair salon caters to guests looking for the perfect haircut, with a gym to keep guests in good shape. In-house guest parking is also available.

Accor’s recent addition to the Mercure network reflects the brand’s strong identity traits offering travelers a warm, personalised, friendly welcome. Each one is unique, whether located in city centres, at the seaside or in the mountains. The Mercure network is the third largest midscale hotel chain worldwide, outside North America, with a network of 700 hotels in 49 countries. Mercure is forging a strong presence in emerging countries both under management and franchise agreements.

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