The newest property in the Sofitel Hotel Group has launched with the opening of the Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk. Beautifully merging modern French art de vivre and ancient Egyptian heritage with the essence and culture of the UAE, guests will step into timeless elegance and enjoy an unrivalled experience and the cuisine of Daniel Boulud.
With a prime location in Wafi, the premium shopping and leisure destination, just 10 minutes away from Dubai International Airport, Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk is set to charm guests with ultimate comfort, extraordinary experiences and the French way of living.
As a new dining destination in the city, the hotel offers five exclusive venues including Brasserie Boulud, a French modern concept rooted in tradition by Michelin star chef Daniel Boulud, Taiko Contemporary Asian Cuisine & Bar - the first international outpost of Taiko Amsterdam by Chef Schilo van Coevorden offering cuisine inspired by the flavours and textures of the Far East, The Nine gastropub serving British classics, Bijou patisserie includes a variety of indulgences such as Le Goȗter (French Afternoon tea) and Soleil Pool & Lounge, a vibrant poolside bar serving a Mediterranean and Levantine inspired menu, carefully crafted cocktails and varied shisha flavours.
Joining forces with the renowned French brand, Sofitel SPA with L’Occitane invites guests to a Provencal retreat, inspired by the Mediterranean art-de-vivre. The spa includes eight treatment rooms, including a couple’s room, female and male relaxation rooms, Hammam facilities and Sofitel FITNESS offering state-of-the-art gym equipment and a studio. The two outdoor swimming pools in the shape of an Egyptian ‘key of life’ are neighboured by a series of private cabanas, two featuring their own Jacuzzi.
With a curated junior guest journey drawing its inspiration from the French novella Le Petit Prince, families will explore a world of exciting activities at AstroKids club and have access to VOX Cinemas and Magic Planet in Wafi mall. The multiplex will feature a diversity of activities for kids and adults including soft play areas, bowling, a kids square and more. Visitors can enjoy watching the latest films on an advanced ONYX screen by Samsung, offering powerful, captivating and larger-than-life visuals. The ONYX screen at VOX Cinemas WAFI Mall is defined as the “cinema of the future” and the first of its kind in the UAE.
Omar Souab, General Manager of Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk explains “As the perfect addition to Dubai’s vivid skyline, The Obelisk boasts 595 rooms, suites and serviced residences, designed for discerning tech-savvy business travellers and leisure seekers, introducing digital solutions through the use of the hotel’s mobile application, QR codes and touchless technology. Targeting a zero single use plastic policy across all facets, the hotel is committing to become an engaged and sustainable property. I’m proud to be part of this brilliant pre-opening team and look forward to welcoming and delighting our guests.”