World’s 1st Warner Bros-themed hotel set to open in Abu Dhabi this year

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Abu Dhabi-based developer behind the Yas Island’s main leisure attractions, Miral in partnership with Warner Bros Themed Entertainment revealed that The WB Abu Dhabi hotel is set to open in 2021.

The hotel was built with a total investment of $112 million and its design and concept are inspired by the world-famous Warner Bros brand. Further, it will complement the company’s commitment to diversifying Yas Island’s offerings and delivering unforgettable experiences for its visitors, as per the company statement.

The world’s first Warner Bros-themed hotel, operated and managed by Hilton under its upper-upscale Curio Collection by Hilton brand, is now 90 percent complete. The company noted that within Miral’s newest hospitality development, the first guestroom levels, branding and theming, as well as the ballroom, core spaces, and building facade, have all been substantially completed.

Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi
Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi
CEO – Miral

“We are proud of our long-term partnership with Warner Bros that has resulted in two world-firsts here on Yas Island. The WB Abu Dhabi represents a great addition to Yas Island’s hospitality offerings and attractions, strengthening our commitment to position the Island as a top global destination for leisure, entertainment, and business. We look forward to celebrating the hotel’s opening later this year and welcoming guests to experience a truly unique hotel.”

Mr. Peter van Roden, SVP Warner Bros Themed Entertainment said, “We are thrilled to be so close to completion on the world’s first Warner Bros branded hotel. The WB Abu Dhabi will be an amazing complement to the adjacent Warner Bros World theme park.”

“The hotel will be a first-rate family destination inspired by the iconic WB library of film and television shows. Guests will be able to participate in all the thrills and excitement of the theme park then step inside the hotel for an experience fit for a Hollywood star,” Mr. Roden added.

The hotel will be located near to Warner Bros World theme park and have 257 rooms across eight storeys, with modern decor that celebrates Warner Bros huge film and television library. Further, the company remarked that the property’s contemporary design will also include signature WB-themed restaurants, a premier spa and fitness club, and a shaded rooftop pool where guests can take in Yas Island’s distinctive skyline.

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