New Waldorf Astoria Residences Announced To Open In Ras Al Khaimah

Emma Hodgson   |   09-05-2024

In a week that has seen many travel announcements at the Arabian Travel Market, luxury hotel Waldorf Astoria has announced expansion plans in the UAE. 

Al Hamra, the premier lifestyle developer and investment company in Ras Al Khaimah, is partnering with the property group to launch the new Waldorf Astoria Residences Ras Al Khaimah, set to open in 2026. 

This landmark development marks the debut of the first Waldorf Astoria Residences as part of a managed resort in the UAE, setting a new benchmark for luxury living in the Northern Emirates. 

Dino Michael the Global Category Head at the hotel’s parent company, Hilton Luxury Brands described the move as a key milestone for Waldorf Astoria within the UAE. 

Located within the award-winning Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah resort, the branded residences will feature 43 exclusive luxury homes. A unique private resident lounge on the 16th floor will overlook the Arabian Gulf, featuring a skylight terrace, a cigar salon, a custom-designed bottle storage and tasting room, a lounge and private dining rooms. In addition to enjoying the resort’s renowned food and beverage offerings and expansive leisure and recreational facilities, resident owners will have access to a private spa facility featuring state-of-the-art fitness and recovery amenities, round-the-clock personal trainers, a golf simulation room, a private theatre, a pet grooming centre and on-call concierge services. Al Hamra’s legacy and expertise in delivering exceptional lifestyle experiences in the region will be complemented by Waldorf Astoria’s world-class quality and amenities, promising a living experience marked by timeless elegance.

The project will redefine prestigious living, with thoughtfully curated furnishings, various private amenities, and signature residence owner benefits. The development’s palatial interiors are also paired with sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf and Al Hamra Golf Course.