Lemon Tree Hotels Limited, through its management subsidiary Carnation Hotels has signed an agreement for the first Lemon Tree Hotel in Dubai.
The company is India’s largest hotel chain in mid-scale sector and third largest overall based on controlling interest in owned and leased rooms, as of June 30, 2017, according to the Horwath Report.
The Dubai property, which will be owned by Al Waleed Real Estate, is expected to open in Q3 of 2019, a statement said. Located on Al Wasl Road, the hotel will feature 114 rooms and suites, a multi-cuisine restaurant, Citrus Café, Tangerine, a conference room, a swimming pool and a fitness centre.
Lemon Tree Hotels deputy managing director and Carnation Hotels director Rattan Keswani commented that the new hotel holds immense business potential for the company.
“We are delighted to enter Dubai with our partners Al Waleed Real Estate. This is our first hotel in the UAE, and we feel that it holds immense business potential. We have a locational advantage, with the hotel strategically situated in proximity to famous destinations like Burj Al Arab, Kite beach and the Mall of Emirates, and equidistant from Business Bay and JLT, the two major business districts of Dubai. The addition of this hotel opens a new location for the brand, thereby increasing our appeal to our existing and potential customers,” he said.