Sunaina Rana / Emirates Business
Standing elegantly on Khalifa Street, overlooking the Capital Gardens on one side and the Corniche on the other, Millennium Corniche Hotel, Abu Dhabi, is the Emirates capital’s newest 5-star business lifestyle property.
High rising 16 floors, with 325 luxurious rooms and suites, the hotel has managed to set the bar high for the standard of services in the UAE that is unparalleled in grandeur and has made it a benchmark for the hospitality industry in the region.
Bassam Zakaria, Millennium Corniche Hotel’s Resident Manager, while talking to Emirates Business about the GCC hospitality industry, said, “The hospitality industry in the GCC has been enormously performing well, despite several challenges going on around the world. GCC, especially the UAE, remained on the top rank of the traveller’s wish list.”
The hotel caters to both corporate and leisure travellers with a striking mix of Arabic contemporary style with a distinctively warm and welcoming ambience, it assures the guests of a refined service blended with traditional Middle Eastern hospitality.
Other than that, the hotel also offers dedicated meetings and events facilities, which can be organised at the grand ballroom or the boardrooms. Divisible into three, the ballroom provides an elegant venue for dinners or weddings, along with a business center offering all services demanded by today’s business travellers.
Other facilities include le club health and fitness centre, from the fully equipped gymnasium to the temperature controlled pool, sauna and steam baths and a variety of massage options. The club lounge for the discerning business traveler who cherishes quiet luxury with personalised yet unobtrusive services such as express check-in and check-out, complimentary breakfast, evening cocktails and all-day refreshments.
“The Millennium Corniche spearheads the hospitality market in Abu Dhabi with its warm personal service. We believe that service is the most important factor that determines that standard of the hotel and improve the platform of our loyal clients and therefore we treat each guest as he is the only one at our hotel,” added, Zakaria.
The hotel offers a diverse range of culinary options and promises gastronomic delights with a variety of cuisines. The restaurants at the hotel include ‘Citrus’ with its international dishes and various theme nights, ‘Marakesh’, which delivers the authentic atmosphere of Morocco and live entertainment, ‘Biscotti’, with its Italian cuisine and mouth-watering delicacies. Well regarded by the travellers for its personalised service, spacious rooms and splendid restaurants, Millennium Corniche has a multilingual staff which is available for the assistance of the guest at any given point of time.
“Our core factors at Millennium Corniche are service and product quality and therefore we have put in place many programs to guarantee our highest guest satisfactions in-terms of service quality, food quality ,immaculate cleanliness and fast response to our guest’s requests,”