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Premier Inn unveils hotel extension at Ibn Battuta Mall hotel

13 Sep 2021

Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall unveiled a brand-new extension, making it the largest Premier Inn hotel in Dubai and the Middle East, on 9 September 2021.

The new facilities were officially unveiled at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Omar Khoory, Nakheel Chief Assets and Hospitality Officer and Mark Whitlock, Regional Operations Director, Premier Inn Middle East, reinforcing the world leading property developer’s growing partnership with Premier Inn Middle East.

The new development at Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall hotel in Dubai has seen the extension of the hotel’s family-friendly all-day dining restaurant, Nuevo, and an enhanced room offering, increasing the number of guest rooms to 594. Rooms have been refurbished in a contemporary, refreshed style, while ensuring the comfy Hypnos bed is included to guarantee the same great night’s sleep the global Premier Inn brand is famed for.

As one of the closest hotels to Expo 2020 Dubai, guests have the option to be part of the magic and visit the biggest showcase the world has ever seen with direct access from the Dubai Metro, connected to the property, or jump in a taxi straight to the venue within just 20 minutes.

Omar Khoory, Nakheel Chief Assets and Hospitality Officer, said: “The award-winning Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall has gone from strength to strength since it opened in 2016, and the new extension highlights just how popular this hotel is – with holiday makers, business travellers and the long-term guests who call it home. With its convenient location and modern facilities, the hotel is a firm favourite for mid-scale accommodation in Dubai. We are proud that Ibn Battuta Mall is the home of what is now the largest Premier Inn in the Middle East, and look forward to its continued success.”

Mark Whitlock, Regional Operations Director, Premier Inn Middle East, added: “It’s such an exciting time for the region and to be able to showcase our latest property development ahead of the ‘World’s Greatest Show’ is testament to the agility and passion of the entire team at Premier Inn Middle East. We are looking forward to welcoming guests to our bigger and improved property.”

With unbeatable links to the neighbouring Dubai Metro and located adjacent to Nakheel’s Ibn Battuta Mall – the world’s largest themed shopping mall -- Premier Inn Ibn Battuta hotel in Dubai offers business travellers and tourists the perfect base to experience everything the city is renowned for.

Whether guests have spent the day doing business, visiting the world-class tourist attractions or partaking in a spot of retail therapy, the property can facilitate all relaxation needs for a comfortable stay with a visit to its Happy Valley Spa, swimming pool, fitness centre, Costa Coffee shop, the licensed bar at Mr Toad’s Pub and Kitchen or Nuevo Restaurant.

Premier Inn is offering exclusive book direct benefits to guests staying during Expo 2020 Dubai, 1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022. Guests can save up to 20% when they book Member Rates, with the flexibility to cancel up to 1pm on the day of arrival with no charges. Guests can also make the most of their stay in Dubai with early check-in from 9.00am and late check-out from 4.00pm (subject to hotel availability) only when they book direct.