Dorchester Collection names its new hotel in the Middle East

The 225 unique rooms include 69 suites, and all feature floor-to-ceiling windows and light-flooded spaces. The design is contemporary, inspired by the urban setting, with details such as stone flooring, triple-height ceilings and screens to create an atmosphere that is both welcoming and discreet. Dark marble, rounded furniture, and soft hues of gold, beige, and olive are seen in the living areas. A highlight of the in-room experience are deep soaking tubs, some of which will be placed in windows, giving occupants great city views while bathing.

Commenting on The Lana, Christopher Cowdray, CEO of Dorchester Collection, said: “The Lana is one of the most anticipated hotel openings of 2022, given its incredible design-driven credentials in a superb location in the one of the most dynamic cities in the world, and a rooftop stage that will attract a lot of attention. We look forward to bringing Dorchester Collection’s famous brand of luxury hospitality combined with OMNIYAT’s real estate vision to a new region that is home to so many of our clients around the world.

Mahdi Amjad, Founder and Executive Chairman of OMNIYAT, comments: “At OMNIYAT, we are committed to delivering the highest quality and design standards. The Lana, our newest property with the illustrious Dorchester Collection, redefines the standard of luxury. The sophistication, opulence and design of the Lana will undoubtedly make it a standout in the scenic skyline of the Emirates.

A feature of Dorchester Collection hotels are signature suites and at Lana guests will have a choice of 21 signature suites. With a residential feel, each of the signature suites are lavish and open floor plan that allows the surrounding lush tropical landscapes to flow in from the outdoors.

The Lana’s Presidential Suite and Royal Suite offer hotel guests a new level of luxury. The 333 m2 The Presidential Suite includes two living rooms specially designed for receptions, a garden room, a dining room and an expansive private terrace that stretches the entire length of the elevation. The two-bedroom Royal Suite boasts an impressive 357 m2 of indoor and outdoor living space, wrapping around the north corner of the building.

Generous on-site amenities will be key to The Lana’s guest experience, and guests can expect

world-renowned concierge and engaging service that Dorchester Collection is known for. Arriving guests and visitors will be greeted on the second floor, one level above the water, with reception, concierge, indoor-outdoor social space, as well as a pastry counter. The second floor will also house the secluded garden room.

The fourth floor of the hotel will be a stage in its own right with a modern Mediterranean restaurant offering indoor and outdoor dining as well as a private dining area. The fourth floor will also host an Italian cafe, with indoor and outdoor seating. Lana’s signature restaurant and lounge is located at 18 of the hotel.and floor and guests can expect an experiential dining experience like nowhere else in Dubai. Higher, the 29and The upper floor houses the hotel’s state-of-the-art spa, wellness center and gym. The swimming pool on the roof of the hotel on the 30and The floor, available only during the day for hotel guests, will offer cabanon service. When night falls, the space will transform into a lounge and Dubai’s hottest nightlife destination for revelry under the stars.

The hotel’s general manager, Caroline-Jane Houston, has joined Dorchester Collection from Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group. A seasoned industry expert known for delivering exceptional guest experiences, Caroline-Jane brings to her role over 20 years of hospitality industry experience and in-depth knowledge of the Dubai market. “The upcoming opening of The Lana marks a new era of luxury in Dubai, and I am honored to lead the hotel and its exciting launch where our guests can be part of history in the making and forge our legacy,” said Miss Houston.

As part of the development of waterfront living, Dorchester Collection also manages the

39 residences with their double-height spaces, their bay windows and their vast terraces. Part of The Residences will be a catwalk with a mixed-use commercial facility featuring carefully selected retail and food partners. Additionally, the brand manages the 94 apartments of the architectural masterpiece of OMNIYAT One at Palm Jumeirah, Dorchester Collection, Dubai, which captures the essence of beachfront living in Dubai through state-of-the-art facilities including a Beach Club and luxurious living spaces.

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TOH Public Relations / Karim Geadah / [email protected] / +97143828900
Ebony Atherton Julia Record
Vice President Global Director of Communications and Partnerships
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OMNIYAT Marketing Team
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Dorchester collection:

Dorchester Collection is a portfolio of the world’s leading luxury hotels and residences. The unique properties are all legendary in their own right, with rich legacies and global reputations as places offering the most sought-after experiences of good living, charm, elegance and unrivaled standards of service.

The current portfolio includes the following hotels: The Dorchester, London; 45 Park Lane, London; Coworth Park, Ascot, UK; Le Meurice, Paris; Hotel Plaza Athénée, Paris; Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan; Hotel Eden, Rome; The Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills; Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles and The Lana, Dubai (opening 2022). Luxury residences include Mayfair Park Residences, London; The Residences, Dorchester Collection, Dubai and One at Palm Jumeirah, Dorchester Collection, Dubai.


One of the most visionary real estate development and services groups in the Gulf region, OMNIYAT creates living canvases of residential, commercial, hospitality and retail spaces: a one-of-a-kind premium experience. Approach the design, development and management of each OMNIYAT property as if it were a unique work of art.

OMNIYAT maintains and maintains close relationships with the world’s leading architects, engineers, interior designers and artists. Each project is unique, designed to create a superior return on investment and give each owner the OMNIYAT guarantee of living in a bespoke space that reflects their personality, achievements and ambitions.

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