Miral and Warner Bros. today announced that the world's first Warner Bros.-branded hotel –The WB Abu Dhabi – is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
The WB-themed hotel will feature more than 250 rooms spanning eight floors, and each room will celebrate the Warner Bros. film and television library. Set to open in 2021, construction of the $112 million hotel is well underway and is now 40 percent complete.
"We are excited to announce the development of the world's first Warner Bros.-themed hotel, here on Yas Island,” says H.E. Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman, Miral. “This is yet another step in our journey to position Yas Island as one of the top global destinations for entertainment, leisure and business. Our partnership with Warner Bros. is a unique collaboration that adds another dimension to the outstanding immersive experiences available on Yas Island."
The property will also include signature WB restaurants as well as a spa, fitness club, rooftop pool, ballroom, meeting rooms and more.
"Following the successful debut of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, we are thrilled to expand our presence in the region with the studio's first-ever branded hotel,” says Pam Lifford, president, Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences. “This new venture will pay tribute to Warner Bros.' legacy of rich entertainment, offering fans a unique way to experience their favorite brands and characters."
The WB Abu Dhabi hotel, which is under license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products, will complement Miral's rapidly growing portfolio of entertainment and leisure attractions across Yas Island.