Dubai Luxury News

A New Jewel in Dubai’s Crown – The Lana, Dorchester Collection’s Debut in the UAE

Dubai’s skyline, a testament to architectural brilliance and opulent living, welcomes a new icon: The Lana, Dorchester Collection, Dubai. Opened in February 2024, this masterpiece is set in the heart of the city, on the serene Marasi Bay Marina, offering breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa. The culmination of efforts by the world-renowned Foster + Partners and the Parisian design duo Gilles & Boissier, The Lana is not just a hotel but a landmark of luxury and refined elegance.

As the first Dorchester Collection hotel in the Middle East, The Lana heralds a new era for the esteemed brand, known for its commitment to excellence, personalized service, and unparalleled hospitality. Christopher Cowdray, president of Dorchester Collection, shares the excitement of this significant milestone, emphasizing that The Lana is poised to be a celebrated destination for both local and international visitors, thanks to its remarkable design and prime location in one of the globe’s most vibrant cities.

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The Lana boasts 225 elegantly designed rooms and suites, alongside eight innovative dining concepts, including collaborations with three of the world’s most celebrated chefs. This prestigious hotel is also set to host the first Dior Spa in the UAE, offering guests an exclusive retreat with treatments that blend luxury with cutting-edge technology.

Architecture and Design: A Symphony of Light and Space

The Lana stands as a testament to modern architectural prowess, with its 30-storey structure inspired by Dubai’s dynamic skyline. The building features a distinctive interconnected design, incorporating a central podium, The Lana Promenade, dedicated to retail and dining spaces, and an infinity rooftop pool that offers an oasis of tranquillity amidst the bustling city.

Gilles & Boissier have infused the interiors with a blend of minimalism and the warmth of Dubai’s sunlight. The design narrative celebrates the rich cultural mosaic of the UAE, with an emphasis on intricate details, textures, and materials. Each guest room extends into an outdoor terrace, framed by floor-to-ceiling glass windows that invite the outside in, offering panoramic views that are nothing short of spectacular.

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Culinary Excellence: A World of Flavours

The Lana introduces an unparalleled culinary program, featuring eight unique restaurant and mixology concepts. Notably, four of these have been developed in partnership with Michelin-starred luminaries – Jean Imbert, Martín Berasategui, and Angelo Musa. From the modern Mediterranean flavours at Riviera to the Basque culinary adventure at Jara, each dining experience promises to be a memorable journey.

Luxury Redefined: The First Dior Spa in the UAE

From April 2024, The Lana will offer an exclusive wellness sanctuary – the first Dior Spa in the UAE. Located on the 29th floor, the spa is a haven of peace, blending the elegance of Dior with innovative treatments and therapies designed to rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul.

As The Lana, Dorchester Collection, Dubai opens its doors, it not only offers a new destination for luxury travel but also signifies the growth and transformation of Dubai into a global hub for those who seek the finest in life.