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May 30, 2015

Downtown Dubai

Emaar Hospitality Group’s new high-end hotel concept, Vida, in Downtown Dubai, presents an urban space worth visiting

  • Vida, Downtown Dubai, Emaar Hospitality Group
  • Vida, Downtown Dubai, Emaar Hospitality Group
  • Vida, Downtown Dubai, Emaar Hospitality Group
  • Vida, Downtown Dubai, Emaar Hospitality Group

Stationed in the Old Town precinct of Downtown Dubai, Emaar Hospitality Group introduces Vida — a new high-end hotel concept. Keeping in mind gen-next, Vida is where the innovative minds of today can stay, play and connect. Impulsive style, luxury, convenience and sensory stimulation alongside uninterrupted assistance are all on offer for their sophisticated guests. Structurally based on an Arabic architectural development, Vida comprises of six floors including the ground level. Not far away from some of the main attractions in the city — Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Mall, eclectic souks and The Dubai Fountain — these are accessible at walking distance. Dubai World Trade Centre, The Dubai International Financial Centre, the airport and beaches too are a short drive away.

The interiors are tastefully designed in white and shades of cream to give the urban hub a refreshing and diverse look that radiates finesse. The public areas are youthful and ultra-modern while the guestrooms and suites are vivid and spacious with a classy touch of opulence. Every one of the 156 rooms and suites is well furnished and comfortable. A HITV (Hotel Interactive TV), complimentary internet access and tea/coffee-making facilities are present in every guestroom at Vida. The rooms also come with facilities which include open-plan bathrooms with a bathtub and double vanity. The suites consist of a walk-in-closet, dining area, lounge with a study area, butler’s kitchen and a sizeable terrace. They also offer two rooms designed especially for their physically challenged guests.

An outdoor swimming pool and deck accompanied by a fitness centre are located within the premises. The meeting and conference rooms include technologically advanced equipment amongst other things and are located adjacent to the hotel with areas for outdoor coffee breaks. The Business Centre and lounge is open all day and provides complimentary internet access.

The restaurants and lounges at Vida cater to their guests from breakfast until nightfall. Ultra-modern Asian restaurants, a French bistro and a boulangerie serve fresh and authentic food. A Paris-inspired smoking lounge and another international lounge are all enclosed within the Vida empire. They shelter four eateries under their roof, 3inOne, Stage 2, Toko Dubai and La Serre. Having served many famous people including celebrities from all over the world, Vida and all its services are renowned for the trendsetting and urban youthful feel that they exude. Their terrace restaurant 3inOne serves Oriental cuisine and is open in the morning for breakfast and then again for lunch and dinner. Stage 2 offers a splendid view of the pool and has a special breakfast menu apart from its all day menu. Toko Dubai is a Zen-inspired restaurant and lounge which serves Japanese food in its authentic form as well as with a twist. La Serre is spread over two floors with a welcoming homely Parisian space. Mediterranean culture is explored at this organic space with the best raw ingredients.

Vida has for their guests, scheduled transfers to and from the hotel and The Dubai Mall and Jumeirah Beach Park. Regular shuttle transfers to World Trade Centre and Airport transfers can be arranged too.

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