Minor Hotels has boosted its presence in the United Arab Emirates, taking over the management of the five-star Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai Hotel, and positioning it under the Oaks Hotels, Resorts and Suites brand, the second Oaks property in the emirate.
Previously operated by Mövenpick, the 396-room and -suite hotel is located in the Jebel Ali area of Dubai and in close proximity to the Expo 2020 Dubai site. Other nearby attractions include the Dubai Exhibition Centre, Dubai Marina and the Ibn Battuta Mall. The Dubai Metro is also located nearby.
Among the 44 suite options are 29 Battuta Suites providing a generous 85 square metres, including a living area and a spacious terrace with city views. The two Two-Bedroom Royal Suites are 140 square metres and have two king bedrooms, a living and dining area, plus an outdoor terrace.
Guests at Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate will have complimentary access to the beach at a private beach club on Palm Jumeirah.
Minor Hotels currently operates 11 properties in the UAE across three hotel brands – Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, Avani Hotels & Resorts and Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites – and a total of 18 properties in the GCC region. The other Oaks properties include the four-star Oaks Liwa Heights in Dubai and the Oaks Liwa Executive Suites in Abu Dhabi.