Posted by Bob Brunskill
easyHotel Dubai, the budget hotel chain's first venture outside Europe, has begun taking online reservations ahead of its opening on August 1st, 2010.
Located inside Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) on Sheikh Zayed Road, the hotel, operated by Istithmar Budget Hotels FZE, an Istithmar World company, is celebrating its launch with double rooms on sale from just AED 99 per night.
The hotel is a five-minute walk from the Jebel Ali Metro Station No 42 and aims to be a perfect location for all Jafza-based companies, offering easy access by bus, taxi or train from anywhere in Dubai.
"This is easyHotel's first venture outside Europe and as such represents a strategic step forward in their expansion plans," said Andrew Jordan, an executive director at Istithmar World.
"easyHotel Dubai, Jebel Ali targets a clientele that demands exceptional value for money."
The hotel is based in a brand new six-storey building featuring 216 air-conditioned bedrooms.
easyHotel Dubai is part of the popular budget hotel brand owned by chairman and entrepreneur Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou.