Handover is part of the firm’s ‘Year of Delivery’
Abu Dhabi-based IMKAN has delivered the Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa in Rabat, Morocco. The developer states that the Ziryab-inspired hospitality project has been completed and will be ready to open its doors on October 16th.
The hotel has a built-up area of 3,700sqm and boasts 38 deluxe rooms. It will offer first-class service hallmarked by IMKAN’s promise to create places made specially to suit the desires and lifestyles of visitors, the developer said in its statement.
“Delivering Villa Diyafa is another major milestone in a successful year for IMKAN after our recent acquisition in Egypt. Today marks the next step on our journey to international markets and I’m proud of the hard work carried out by our team in partnership with our sister company and hotel operator H Mark hotel,” said Walid El-Hindi, CEO of IMKAN.
The five-star hotel is located in the embassy district of Rabat, and IMKAN notes that it will become a hub for diplomats and visitors from all over the world. The hotel’s design is said to follow ‘an iteration successfully carried out by Marc Hertrich and Nicholas Adnet of Studio MHNA’. It combines Moroccan architecture with Andalusian highlights, the French duo combined contemporary and Moorish design to conceptualise a theme inspired by the life and art of Zyriab, the developer said.
IMKAN’s sister company H Hospitality Collection, which was founded in 2015 by Abu Dhabi Capital Group as the hospitality business vertical for the group, will operate the new hotel.
H Hospitality Collection’s CEO Claudio Capaccioli added, “At H Hospitality Collection we are committed to providing global travellers with the very best visitor experience and we have developed a strong reputation in achieving this by creating luxury hospitality offerings that are imbued with local flavorings. We are proud to have joined forces with our sister company IMKAN in the development of Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa, our combined expertise has brought a unique experience of unparalleled luxury to Morocco.”
Villa Diyafa Boutique Hotel & Spa is one of two international projects due for delivery by IMKAN in 2019, the second is the first phase of Egypt’s Alburouj. The developer also has three UAE projects that are nearing completion this year, all of which are located in Abu Dhabi.