x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 16 January 2018

St Regis expands into the Middle East

St Regis's first property in the region opens on Saadiyat Beach.

St Regis Saadiyat Island s scheduled to open on Sunday. Courtesy St. Regis Hotels
St Regis Saadiyat Island s scheduled to open on Sunday. Courtesy St. Regis Hotels

St Regis Saadiyat Island

Stars: *****

Located in the Saadiyat Beach district of the island, overlooking the golf course, this $600m resort will be the first property in the Middle East under the St Regis brand. It is scheduled to open on Sunday. It has 377 rooms and will employ 780 staff. Thirty-three St Regis branded villas and 259 apartments also make up the development. The hotel, which has Mediterranean-style architecture, has a range of restaurants including a steakhouse. Room rates start at about Dh1,100, according to the website.

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