Grosvenor House (Dubai)

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Grosvenor House
Grosvenor House The Residence Under Construction on 19 January 2008.jpg
Grosvenor House The Residence under construction in January 2008
General information
Status Complete
Type Hotel
Residential
Architectural style Modernism
Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates 25°05′09″N 55°08′39″E / 25.085833°N 55.144167°E / 25.085833; 55.144167Coordinates: 25°05′09″N 55°08′39″E / 25.085833°N 55.144167°E / 25.085833; 55.144167
Construction started West Marina Beach 2002
The Residence 2007
Completed West Marina Beach 2005
The Residence 2011
Opening West Marina Beach 21 June 2005
Height
Roof 210.4 m (690 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 48
3 below ground
Design and construction
Architect Archgroup Consultants
Developer Emaar Properties
Main contractor Nasa Multiplex
References
[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Grosvenor House is a twin tower complex in Dubai Marina in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The two towers, Grosvenor House West Marina Beach and Grosvenor House The Residence, stand at the same height of 210 metres (690 ft) with 48 floors each. The complex, which is owned by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, is named after the Grosvenor House in London.[8]

Grosvenor House West Marina Beach, which began construction in March 2003,[8] was completed in 2005 and opened on 21 June 2005.[3] Upon opening, the tower became first hotel in Dubai Marina[9] and the eighth tallest building in Dubai.[10] The tower contains hotel rooms and residential apartments operated by Le Méridien.[11] The building houses twelve restaurants and bars.[3] Michelin-starred chef Gary Rhodes is the chef-patron of 'Rhodes Mezzanine', one of the restaurants in Grosvenor House West Marina Beach.[12]

The second tower, Grosvenor House The Residence, was completed in 2011. This 113,110 m2 (1,217,500 sq ft)> residential tower was announced in April 2006.[13]

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