By Don Douloff, August 14, 2008
Construction is underway on Fairmont Abu Dhabi Creek hotel, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Positioned at the mainland gateway to the city, on Abu Dhabi Creek, the property is scheduled to open in 2009.
The urban beachfront resort, featuring a contemporary design, will offer 369 rooms and suites, a variety of restaurants and a full complement of conference and leisure facilities. Fairmont Abu Dhabi Creek will join a second area Fairmont hotel being developed at the Marina City Development and scheduled to open in 2011.
Fairmont Abu Dhabi Creek is the most recent project Fairmont has announced in the Middle East and Africa. Those projects include Fairmont Mt. Kenya Safari Club (2008), Fairmont Nile City, Cairo (2008) and Makkah Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel, Saudia Arabia (2008).