World’s first Warner Bros hotel passes major milestone in Abu Dhabi

The Warner Bros. Abu Dhabi hotel is expected to open in 2021

Abu Dhabi’s Miral and Warner Bros. has announced that the world’s first Warner Bros. branded hotel, The WB Abu Dhabi, is currently in development at the Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Scheduled to open in 2021, construction is well-underway and 40 per cent complete.

According to a statement from Miral, the new hotel will be located adjacent to the Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park and is set to be a major addition to Yas Island’s attractions. The hotel will offer premium amenities and deliver an elevated hospitality offering through distinctive experiences for leisure and business travellers, it stated.

The WB Abu Dhabi will have more than 250 rooms over eight floors with décor that celebrates Warner Bros.’ extensive film and television library. The property will also include signature WB restaurants, a spa and fitness club, and a shaded rooftop pool, according to Miral.

Commenting on the development, HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman of Miral, said: “We are excited to announce the development of the world’s first Warner Bros. themed hotel, here on Yas Island. This is yet another step in our journey to position Yas Island as one of the top global destinations for entertainment, leisure and business. Our partnership with Warner Bros. is a unique collaboration that adds another dimension to the outstanding immersive experiences available on Yas Island.”

Pam Lifford, president of Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences, commented: “Following the successful debut of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, we are thrilled to expand our presence in the region with the studio’s first-ever branded hotel. This new venture will pay tribute to Warner Bros.’ legacy of rich entertainment, offering fans a unique way to experience their favourite brands and characters.”

Moreover, the hotel will provide families with leisure amenities, including a child-friendly pool, outdoor Kid’s Club options, a large ballroom, adaptable meeting rooms, and a fully equipped fitness centre and beauty parlour.

Miral stated that The WB Abu Dhabi is under license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products, and will complement its growing portfolio of entertainment and leisure attractions at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.


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