The emerging market of affordable, upscale hotels in the UAE is booming of late, with plenty of four-star outlets cropping up around the UAE.
The trendy Aloft Al Ain (check out their Instagram account), part of the Marriott International hotel group, is known to people in Abu Dhabi, though Dubaians may not be as familiar.
Aloft Al Ain is located in the heart of Al Ain city and surrounded by the city’s most famous landmarks such Al Ain Oasis, Wadi Adventures, Jabel Hafeet and Al Ain Zoo.
It’s a beautiful destination in itself (with staff from 33 different nationalities!), and if you’re making the trip out for the weekend, here is why you totally should – and should book into Aloft Al Ain for your visit.
1. It’s EXTREMELY Affordable
The flexible rate is AED 390 per room. If you stay between now and September, there is 20% off the room rate, 30% off for SPG members, so rates are as low as AED 281. Bargain!
2. It’s so STYLISH, you’ll think you are in a fashion shoot
The 175 loft-like rooms have an urban-influenced design and an energetic guest experience, with ultra-comfortable plush platform beds, large walk-in showers and complimentary Bliss amenities.
3. It’s SERIOUSLY high-tech (and work friendly!)
The WIFI even works in the elevator. All rooms are equipped with bedside USB chargers – so handy if you forget all the correct chargers.
AND it’s ideal for work meetings, with four sleek meeting spaces equipped with state-of-the-art A/V and super-fast free wifi.
4. It’s got the ONLY roof top bar in Al Ain
Chill in the sun by day or get your groove on with trendy music beats and whimsical cocktails by night.
5. The views are incredible
With glimpses of Abu Dhabi emirate’s highest mountain – Jebel Hafeet in the distance.
6. It’s located inside the funky mixed-use Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium community
Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium Community has been conceived as vibrant town centre with the full array of services, conveniences and diversions that create a compelling destination, abuzz with different experiences in one destination.
7. You won’t need to leave
Aloft Al Ain food and beverage options include re:fuel – a 24 hour Grab & Go snack bar, the brand’s signature W XYZ bar,Olive Tree, the hotel’s international all day dining restaurant which serves up a variety of delightful international cuisines and The Rooftop – Al Ain’s first lounge with refreshing sips throughout the day and stunning views of the majestic Jebel Hafeet mountain.
The hotel also offers a 24 hour re:charge fitness center and an outdoor rooftop splash pool.
Aloft Al Ain
Perfectly set in the heart of the oasis city of Al Ain, Aloft Al Ain is a stylish addition to the up-and-coming Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium development. Minutes away from the city’s exciting attractions, our hip-new hotel features buzzing public spaces and fast & free WiFi throughout.