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Dubai’s first floating hotel to open in 2023

Guests will access the Kempinski Floating Palace resort by helicopter or speedboat transfer

Dubai will be home to another pioneering property when the  Kempinski Floating Palace opens its doors in 2023.

The floating five-star resort will comprise 156 rooms and suites, as well as the 12 floating Neptune villas surrounding the main structure. Most guests will arrive by speedboat from the beaches on Jumeirah Beach Road, however, there’s also a floating helipad and a marina that can accommodate up to 16 private yachts.

The main structure will be surrounded by 12 private villasThe floating resort will be surrounded by 12 private villas

The main structure of the hotel will comprise four parts, connected at the core by a glass pyramid. The 12 luxury villas, accessed by pontoons, will be spread over two floors with a roof terrace and an infinity pool. There will be a choice of two, three and four-bedroom villas, all featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, indoor and outdoor living rooms, and separates quarters for staff.

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Designed to be environmentally friendly, the villas are equipped with solar panels and are able to detach from the dock to cruise independently at a top speed of 6 nautical miles.

For more information, visit www.kempinski.com

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