Majid Al Futtaim and Kempinski unveil Aspen Chalets at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

05 Apr 2016

The launch of Aspen Chalets marks the 10 year anniversary of Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates. The pinnacle of the hotel’s grand refurbishment – the 15 Aspen Ski Chalets and 5 Aspen Pool Chalets promise to bring Aspen winter and Florida summer for the first time to Dubai.

United Arab Emirates: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, and Kempinski Hotels, Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, today unveiled the Aspen Chalets at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates. The Chalets comprise of 15 luxurious Aspen Ski Chalets overlooking Ski Dubai and five Aspen Pool Chalets connected directly to the hotel infinity pool. The launch of Aspen Chalets coincides with the 10 year anniversary of the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates and marks the completion of its refurbishment, which aims to cement the hotel’s position as a leading luxury destination for fine dining and leisure in the UAE.

Created as an exclusive hotel within a hotel – the 15 Aspen Ski Chalets with their spectacular views of the wintery slopes of Ski Dubai boast all the comforts of a ski lodge with the warmth of world-class personalised service. With a rich colour palette of dark brown and ivory white, each chalet has a stone faux fireplace, presenting an authentic alpine design with accents of natural woods, stone and marble.

In contrast the five Aspen Pool Chalets, which reflect flowing water and enclosed terraces that lead directly to the pool, celebrate summer with neutral colours and textures inspired by the Florida Keys. Designed by Wimberly Interiors as a dichotomy between snow and sun, the charming chalets elevate the guest experience to a level never before seen in Dubai.

Simon Barlow, Chief Executive Officer of Hotels at Majid Al Futtaim - Properties, commented: “We are delighted to mark the 10th anniversary of the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates with the opening of Aspen Chalets, the pinnacle of its grand renovation. The Chalets bring an innovative, enticing and exciting new offer to the hotel market in Dubai – one we’re confident will deliver many great moments for many people across the world. I’d like to thank everyone involved in the renovation of the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates for making it such a resounding success.”

The Aspen Chalets proudly introduce a dedicated butler service that is exclusive only to chalet guests. It includes an airport meet-and-greet for international travellers and transfer in a luxury car. Having undergone the most extensive training from the International Butler Academy, the team of butlers will ensure that every guest’s expectations are exceeded, while granted complete privacy.

Located on the 2nd floor of the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, there are a variety of chalet categories to suit couples and families, including one, two, three bedroom or duplex Aspen Ski Chalets, or one bedroom Aspen Pool Chalets. The rooms, which all come with access to the exclusive Executive Lounge, feature spacious marble bathrooms and luxurious Hermès amenities. Tech-lovers will be thrilled with the state-of-the-art Bose sound system, iPads and large LED TVs.

A host of dining options are available for Aspen Chalets guests. These include seasonal amenities, such as hot chocolate and marshmallows, accompanied by chocolate-dipped berries, fruit meringues and jellies – as well as upgraded amenities for children. A special In-Room Dining menu is available 24 hours a day, and the Executive Chef can cater to private dining requests, including full butler and table service.

Grant Ruddiman, General Manager at the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, says: “Demonstrating the very latest in design, technology and an exceptional level of service, the Aspen Chalets will provide a unique, authentic experience of an Aspen ski lodge in the heart of Dubai. We can’t wait to give residents and travellers to the UAE great moments they will cherish for many years to come.”

Following the 368 million dirhams investment, the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has also seen the refurbishment of all 393 guest rooms and suites, the placement of new state-of-the-art conference and catering facilities, and the opening of three new restaurants and lounges, Olea, Salero Tapas & Bodega and NOIR. Furthermore, the renovation has included the re-launch of Aspen, the hotel’s luxury lobby lounge, and the enhancement of the hotel lobby.

The Aspen Chalets rates start from USD 549 per night. For more information and to make reservations, please contact:

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