April 5, 2016

Aspen Chalet Set to Impress

The pinnacle of the hotel’s grand refurbishment – the 15 Aspen Ski Chalets and 5 Aspen Pool Chalets debutand promise to bring Aspen winter and summer sophistication for the first time to Dubai.

United Arab Emirates, 5th April 2016: Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the hotel’s opening, the KempinskiHotel Mall of the Emirates proudly unveils the Aspen Chalets. The 15 impressive Aspen Ski Chalets and 5Aspen Pool Chalets were unveiled at an official launch event today – which saw the attendance of GrantRuddiman, General Manager at the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates and Simon Barlow, CEO of HotelsBusiness Unit at Majid Al Futtaim.

Created as an exclusive hotel within a hotel – the Aspen Chalets boast all the comforts of a ski lodge with thewarmth of world-class service. Designed by Wimberly Interiors as a dichotomy between snow and sun, thecharming chalets offer discerning cosmopolitan guests spectacular views of the wintery slopes of Ski Dubai,or the calming waters of the outdoor infinity swimming pool.

With a rich colour palette of dark brown and ivory white, the Aspen Chalets are both rustic and refined,presenting an authentic alpine design including wooden beams and flooring, modern antler features, fur throwpillows, snowflake detailing and a stone faux fireplace.

The five Aspen Pool Chalets by contrast celebrate the class of Aspen summer. Comfortable tan furniture, whitedecking, fluid in-room designs to reflect flowing water and enclosed terraces that lead directly onto the pool arejust some of the design features that make these summer chalets unique.

Guests will be able to choose from a one, two, three bedroom or duplex Aspen Ski Chalet, or one bedroomAspen Pool Chalet. The rooms, which all come with access to the exclusive Executive Lounge, feature spaciousmarble bathrooms and luxurious Hermès vanities. Tech lovers will be thrilled with the state-of-the-art Bosesound system, iPads and large LED TVs.

Grant Ruddiman, General Manager at the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, says: “Demonstrating the verylatest in design, technology and an exceptional level of service, the Aspen Chalets will provide a unique,authentic experience of an Aspen ski lodge in the heart of Dubai. We can’t wait to give residents and travellersto the UAE memorable moments they will cherish for many years to come.”/

The Aspen Chalets proudly introduce a dedicated butler service that is exclusive only to chalet residents. Havingundergone the most extensive training from The International Butler Academy, the team of butlers will ensurethat every guest’s expectations are exceeded, while granted complete privacy.

The butler service includes an airport meet-and-greet for international travellers and transfer in a luxury car.UAE residents will be greeted upon arrival in the hotel lobby with a bouquet of roses for ladies, and escorted totheir rooms for a welcome drink and the pleasure of in-room check-in. The dedicated butler is then availablethroughout the stay to meet every need, whether unpacking and packing, garment pressing, or arrangingpersonal shopping, a bespoke Ski Dubai itinerary or bookings of other must-see attractions in town – the butlers,who can be summoned with one touch of an iPad, are dedicated to creating memorable experiences for guests.A host of dining options is available for Aspen Chalets guests and includes seasonal amenities, such as hotchocolate and marshmallows, accompanied by chocolate-dipped berries, fruit meringues and jellies – as well asupgraded amenities for children. A special in-room dining menu is available 24 hours, and the executive chefcan cater to private dining requests, including full butler and table service.

Located on the 2nd floor of the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, there are a variety of AspenChalets categories to suit couples and families, including the 3-Bedroom Aspen Ski Chalet featuringcharming 4-poster beds, the 2-Bedroom Aspen Ski Chalet, Duplex Aspen Ski Chalets, Aspen Ski Chaletsand Aspen Pool Chalets. Rates start from USD 549 per night.