luxury dubai hotel to include its own rainforest luxury dubai hotel to include its own rainforest
feb 23, 2016

luxury dubai hotel to include its own rainforest

luxury dubai hotel to include its own rainforest
all images courtesy of curio collection, by hilton




dubai has unveiled plans for a luxury hotel with a rainforest, the latest in a long line of flamboyant developments taking place in the city. designed by ZAS architects, the rosemont hotel & residences will house a 75,000 square foot (6,968 square meter) rainforest — a feature developers claim to be one of the world’s first. however, the list of lavish amenities doesn’t end there. spread across two towers (53 and 55 storeys respectively) in dubai’s al thanyah district, the elevated outdoor rainforest is complete with a man-made beach and a splash pool that uses recycled water. the complex will also boast an infinity pool with a glass bottom overlooking the gulf, and robotic handlers to transport luggage to guests’ rooms.

the development comprises two towers in dubai’s al thanyah district




located opposite dubai internet city, the development will provide guests with access to the city’s important business districts, as well as tourist attractions such as the mall of the emirates and jumeirah beach. in total, the towers will host 450 hotel rooms and 280 serviced apartments for longer stays. four meeting rooms, two boardrooms and one multi-functional space can host small and large-scale meetings, conferences and events. expected to open in 2018, the scheme will be operated by curio collection, by hilton.

the hotel will be operated by curio collection, by hilton

the complex will also boast a zero-edged infinity pool

the pool presents views across the city

the development will provide guests with access to the city’s important business districts

the scheme is expected to open in 2018



project info:


name: rosemont hotel & residences
location: dubai, UAE
size: 170,000 sqm
date: 2015 – ongoing

  • “Because we can” isn’t a good enough reason to build this goliath’s. They’ve got not connection to their geography and their biome. It’s a complete terrarium. These are toys for people with too much money. Do the construction workers make a living wage? Do the housekeepers make a living wage? This is architecture in the service of ego attempting to turn greed into an acceptable aesthetic. This luxury has bad taste. Isn’t it time the profession challenged these architects of luxury to simply stop?

    Mark Seattle says:
  • Woooow what a beautiful concept. Wish the world change this way everywhere.

    Love-design says:

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