W Hotel and Alef Residences

 Palm Jumeirah, UAE
Client: Starwood Hotels and Resorts
Size: 200,000 sqm / G+7 / 300 hotel rooms / 45 super luxury duplex
Sector: Hospitality, Residential
Scope: Architecture, Structural Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

This luxury resort, situated on the Crescent of the Palm Jumeirah, is a world class hotel resort and residential complex with a spa, pool areas, water features and other amenities comprising of approximately 100,000 m² of accommodation including 300 hotel rooms and 45 super luxury duplex, triplex apartments and penthouses.

The undulating building form takes full advantage of the views in this unique location by opening up vistas to the waterfront and creating intimate court spaces along the water edge.

Restaurants, retail outlets and function facilities are mostly located on the ground floor of the hotel wing, with a destination bar and restaurant at high level to take full advantage of the dual aspect views.