Behind the Scenes | Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai

16 Dec 2019
4 min read
FOUR catches up with Hadi Vazir, the Cluster Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications at Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai, to find out more about the esteemed luxury hotel located in the heart of Dubai Media City.

Tell us about Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai: when did it open, what was the goal of the hotel when it opened, how has it changed since opening, etc.?

Arjaan by Rotana Dubai Media City opened its doors for guests on 01st April 2008. The goal of the brand was to offer a first-class residence, with an added personal touch developed primarily for long-term guests and families. Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai is the pinnacle of the Rotana offering.

The brand represents the height of elegant city living for long stay residents and for families, set in some of the loveliest hotel apartment buildings. From the moment you arrive to time you leave, Arjaan is your home away from home with fully furnished and serviced hotel apartments and a 24-hour room service.

With time, the hotel went through an extensive refurbishment project unveiling a complete modern new outlook with contemporary lounge and lobby area, sophisticated rooms, banquet halls, latest amenities, and revamped food and beverage outlets. The property is also delighted to announce that it has been recently accredited to operate dual activities offering 4 stars hotel services beside the deluxe hotel apartment.

Tell us a bit about the design and concept of Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai?

Located in the heart of Dubai Media City, Arjaan by Rotana features a combination of Moorish and modern style luxurious home away from home comforts with world-class hospitality services; part of a multi-functional complex that includes an upscale office tower, a courtyard and food court. Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai Media City has 242 tastefully furnished rooms, suites, studios and fully furnished Apartments.

What makes the hotel stand out against others in Dubai?

The hotel caters to all Business, Leisure, Family and Long-term requirements. The hotel rooms, suites and studios are perfect for business and relaxing family getaway while enjoying the privacy of your own temperature-controlled plunge pool in our Premium category.

Tell us more about Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai’s location, what makes this destination so unique?

Arjaan Dubai is in the heart of Dubai Media City which helps to attract decent amount of business professionals who prefer staying in our hotel due to the location matched with our excellent service. Additionally; our family rooms are a treat especially with great views of Palm Jumeirah, Marina, the beautiful city and the sea. Couples and families can also enjoy their own private plunge pool in selected apartments. Our main strength against competitors are the size of our rooms along with exceptional service.

What do you think is the most important to guests when they book accommodation and how do you factor this into the Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai experience?

The expectation for today’s guest is much higher than what it was 5-7 years ago. Every guest is unique and therefore the importance varies accordingly. Price, location, cleanliness along with superior service are some of the major factors’ guests consider while booking an accommodation however; if we go a step further, early Check-In or Late Check-Out, high-speed internet connection for business travellers, comfortable bed and good breakfast are some additional points that have a weightage in the eyes of the guest.

At Arjaan Dubai Media City, our aim is to deliver the best of all services without compromising on quality to ensure the customer has a smile while leaving the hotel and is willing to come back.

Where does the inspiration come from for the hotel decor?

Many of our guests prefer to linger in the most attractive destination cities in the region, expecting the utmost in comfort and luxury for themselves and their families. Bringing the finest in extended-stay city living, Arjaan buildings pride themselves on being some of the finest, most prestigious hotel apartment towers in their home cities.

Arjaan Dubai Media City offers Moorish style Hotel Apartments / Suites targeting the GCC audience. To cater to a larger market, the hotel has renovated the lobby and increased two floors with a modern style touch and feel to attract the European market and other parts of the word. The fully furnished and equipped multi-bedroom hotel apartments comes with all-day dining and 24-hour room service along with an array of leisure facilities, including gym and pool plus access to latest conference and exhibition facilities.

What facilities does the hotel offer? Describe a bit more about these…

Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai Media City has 242 tastefully furnished rooms, suites, studios and fully furnished Apartments with 18 private plunge pools. The one, two and three bedrooms, suites and apartments offer a home away from Home feel as they are fully equipped for long-term needs.

The property offers three dining experiences including Cilantro – All day dining restaurant, Sky Light Café and Veranda pool-side snack bar. The hotel also features state-of-the-art Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club, a temperature-controlled swimming pool for adults and children, a mini mart, dental clinic, spa, beauty salon and a food court.

Tell us about the hotel’s gastronomic offerings?

The all-day dining restaurant Cilantro serves delectable breakfast buffet and business lunch during weekdays along with Friday brunch and International plus Arabic themed night during weekends.

Sky Light Café is known for its freshly brewed coffee and delicious snacks whereas Veranda pool-side bar is a perfect place to enjoy refreshments while spending the day at the pool.

What do you think will leave the biggest impression on guests who visit Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai as a whole?

With a dual license of a 4-star hotel and luxury hotel apartment, Arjaan by Rotana Dubai enjoys catering to a variety of guests who simply love our hotel. Be it a short-term business / leisure traveller or a long-term guest staying with family, every guest should leave the premises with happy memories, and that is only possible by exceeding the guest’s expectations on all domains. From spacious rooms to private plunge pools, high-quality dining to recreation facilities, prime location to customized service when combined, leaves a positive note wanting the guest to come back.  

To find out more and book, visit Arjaan by Rotana – Dubai’s website.