The UAE’s first theme park hotel opens its doors

Lapita Hotel is part of Marriott International’s Autograph Collection

The UAE’s first theme park hotel has opened its doors to guests in Dubai.

Lapita Hotel
Lapita Hotel

Lapita Hotel, which is located in the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, in close proximity to all three connected theme parks, is a Polynesian-themed clustered resort and the latest addition to Marriott International’s Autograph Collection.

With colourful designs inspired by the South Pacific, Lapita is designed for families and groups planning to stay near the park’s activities and attractions. Offering 504 rooms and suites including three villas with three private bedrooms and access to private lagoon-style swimming pools, guests will enjoy a soothing yet captivating stay.

Boasting a serene atmosphere and lush landscaping, the family-friendly Lapita offers five signature restaurants and bars serving up international fare, from seafood to Chinese specialties, accompanied by live music and entertainment.

Kids will discover endless games and activities, including exciting Polynesian inspired arts and crafts projects at the Luna & Nova Kids and Teens Club. These themed activities are designed to offer endless surprises to children and the young at heart.

“We are delighted to open Dubai’s first theme park hotel at Dubai Parks and Resorts, further strengthening our position in the country,” said Klaus Assman, Vice President of Retail and Hospitality at DXB Entertainments, the owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts.  “We reaffirm our commitment to cater to the needs of UAE community by offering the best hospitality gateway dedicated to families and friends who wish to stay close to the amusement park. Lapita is the perfect relaxation point after a day of adventures and fun”.

All of us at Marriott international are excited to introduce a truly unique hotel experience to complement our guests’ enjoyment of the wonderful destination,” said Philip Bryson, Senior Vice President, Marriott international.

“Everything from the way our guests check-in to the exotic Polynesian experience will enrich our guests’ travel journey, and that is what they will experience at Lapita Hotel Dubai, part of the Autograph Collection”

Hotel facilities also include a 730m2 ballroom, 6 meeting rooms and an extensive fitness centre offering personal training and group classes. Guests can also enjoy an escape at the Ola Spa, a Polynesian sanctuary offering soothing and relaxing treatments, an indulgence for the body, mind and senses.

The hotel’s name was inspired by the pre-historic Pacific Ocean people and their journey and settlement into the Islands (the Lapita movement). The design draws its inspiration from the exotic Polynesian tropical landscapes, featuring Polynesian flowers, lagoon-style pools, and themed activities.

Dubai Parks and Resorts comprises three theme parks: Bollywood Parks™ Dubai – a first-of-its-kind theme park showcasing rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters; MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a unique theme park with rides and attractions showcasing some of Hollywood’s most beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation, Columbia Pictures and Lionsgate; and the region’s first LEGOLAND® Park and LEGOLAND® Water Park. The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a retail and dining destination at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts that is free for all to enjoy, and the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian themed family hotel part of the Marriott Autograph® Collection. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be the destination’s fourth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.

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