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World’s First Warner Bros. Hotel set for Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

The $112 million WB Abu Dhabi Hotel is now 40 percent complete and will showcase premium amenities and decor inspired by the Studio's brand portfolio

Miral, Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, and Warner Bros. announced today that the world’s first Warner Bros. branded hotel – The WB Abu Dhabi, which is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Set to open in 2021, the $112 million hotel  will be located adjacent to the Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park, providing an immersive hospitality and leisure experience on the tourism-focused island.

With a design and concept inspired by film and television products within the Warner Bros. brand, the hotel will target both leisure and business travelers.

“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,” notes Pam Lifford, President of Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences.

The WB Abu Dhabi will feature more than 250 rooms over eight levels, with modern décor that celebrates Warner Bros.’ extensive film and television library. The property’s contemporary design will also include signature WB restaurants, a premier spa and fitness club, and a shaded rooftop pool where guests can take in the Yas Island skyline.

The hotel will provide families with a range of leisure amenities, including a child-friendly pool as well as indoor and outdoor Kid’s Club options. While appealing to families, the hotel will also incorporate all the facilities that a broad spectrum of business and leisure guests could need, including a large ballroom, a range of high quality and adaptable meeting rooms, and a fully equipped fitness center and beauty parlor.

Miral is responsible for the development and management of  Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, through entertainment, hospitality, leisure, sport, dining, retail, and real estate products. Today, Yas Island is home to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Links Golf Course, Yas Mall, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Marina and seven hotels, including the flagship Yas Hotel.