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Now Open26 October 2020

Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown

IHG welcomes its first Hotel Indigo® to India, GCC and Africa in Dubai’s Downtown Neighbourhood

Now open – 269 Rooms

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IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group®) adds a new neighbourhood to itsboutique and lifestyle brand Hotel Indigo,the brand's first ever hotel inIndia, GCC and Africa.The flagship property in the regionwill open its doorsalongthe banks of the Dubai Creek, minutes away from Burj Khalifa.

Set to open in October 2020, Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown is a stone's throw from a number of iconic landmarks and attractions, including one of the world's largest retail hubs, The Dubai Mall.

Hotel Indigo® properties offer a gateway to discover some of the world's most inspiring locations. Each hotel brings the outside in; drawing from the local area to inspire every aspect of each hotel, from intriguing design to locally inspired menus. 

Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown is no exception, taking inspiration from the story of its neighbourhood areas to help guests feel part of the destination.

Neighbourhood story: from Vintage to Vogue

For centuries,theCreek has been the city's epicenter of trade. Visitors to the area can still see the hustle and bustle of this fascinating tradition, where the Dhows andAbras (wooden boats) are docked on the banks of the Creek.Boats still ferry throngs of people across the waterway, just like they did during the pearl boom of centuries ago.

Asthe Creek winds its way through Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, vintage gives way to vogue, connecting thetrading posts of old with modernarchitecturalexuberance.In the distance sits D3,a nexus of art, design and innovation.

The Creek's journey is a story of the transformation of Dubai from a trading post to the city of the future that it is today, and this has influenced the hotel's overall architectural and interior design approach.

Thoughtful Design. Welcome Distractions. Untold Stories

Each of the 269 rooms are inspired by thestory ofDubai Creek- whether that's through the surrealist wallpaper exclusively created by local artists, bespoke shisha lamps or the wardrobes withcarved wooden doors,hand-crafted inMashrabiya style with a modern twist.

Thespa inspiredmother-of-pearl bathroomspay homage to thecountry's proud heritage of pearl diving, while eye-catching vibrant Moroso designer furniture adds a contemporary touch to the interior. Floor to ceiling windows overlook envy-inducing views; be it over the Dubai Canal or the Dubai Skyline.

As part of the Hotel Indigo® brand ethos,the hotel has supported local creatives through their close associations with the Alserkal Cultural Foundation,Tashkeel and XVA gallery. The hotel boasts over 200 pieces of art and local design as well as intricately designed carpet on the lobby floor,created through a partnership with the FatimaBint Mohammed Bin Zayed Initiative (FBMI).

For a social dining experience, Hotel IndigoDubai Downtown is home to Open Sesame,a relaxed eatery offering a vast selection of healthy and wholesome dishes as well as brewing Dubai's finest locally roasted specialty coffee with partner Café Rider Custom Roastery.This social hotspot is inspired by the region's history and infusedflavours of the local spice bazaars that tell a story.

Grab a virtuous pick-me-up smoothie from the Juice Bar/Concept Store,BakalaJooos or, if you'rein search offun night out,swing by theSatwa-inspiredcocktail bar Off The Wall for uniquely crafted cocktails saturated with graffiti art that tells a story of the Satwa's vibrancy.

Located on thesecond floor over-looking Downtown, the aptly named Orange Feels offers a vast selection of Aperol based cocktails for those who enjoy the hugely popular orange beverage. The lively pool deck bar offers something for everyone; those looking to unwind poolside can relax in the sun by day or enjoy shisha and the chilled beats on a raised DJ platform by night.The vibey social spot boasts hanging woven water pods that brush the surface of the water for the ultimateInstagrammable moment making it a must-visit venue.

Guests wantingto de-stress or relaxcan visit the wellness deck at Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown, where they can work up a sweat in the gym, find headspace in the yoga studio orlap-it-out in thefabulous 25-metre infinity pool.

Being pet-friendly, our furryfriends are alsowelcome tostay atHotel Indigo Dubai Downtown,where added perks for our four legged guests will make for apawsomeexperience!

The rates start from AED 349 per room per night including breakfast.

Safety First

IHG have built its reputation on a long-standing commitment to guests' and colleagues' health and safety and now more than ever has this been a key focus in the opening of Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown. IHG have launched the initiative, IHG Clean Promise, using new science-led protocols and service measures that go above and beyond to ensure it exceeds government guidelines.

IHG Clean Promise has partnered with industry leading experts and specialists including Dr JimMerlino, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer at The Cleveland Clinic to define solutionsand implementsafety and hygieneprocesses including deep cleaning procedures using hospital-grade disinfectants. Guests can expect to see evolved cleaning procedures in every area of the hotel including; contactless payments, social distancing protocols, clear visual guidelines and expectations, staff protective equipment and visible sanitizer stations.

IHG have removed allhigh-touchcollaterals from guestrooms andheightened the cleanliness auditing process as well as laundry protocols. Regarding F&B outlets, social distancing is implemented through placement of tables and queues, alongsidethe removal of self-serve stations and buffets. Surfaces andfurnitureat Hotel Indigo willundergo a disinfectant process after every use with Clean Champions on site to ensure all guests feel welcomed and safe within the IHG community.

For more information or to make a reservation, visit https://www.hotelindigo.com/dubai or get social with us @HotelIndigoDubai

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Indigo

The Hotel Indigo® brand is a global boutique hotel brand that delivers a refreshing and inviting guest experience that is truly reflective of the local community. From the locally inspired murals to the renewal program where the music, scent, and menu items change throughout the year, each Hotel Indigo hotel delivers a vibrant, engaging and genuine boutique experience that gives guests the confidence to step out and explore the local neighborhood.
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InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG)

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.
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