This city hotel opened in December 2007 and offers 299 luxurious guest rooms, 24-hour security, a butler service and a business centre as well as a shoe shine service, a secretarial service, babysitting and childcare services, and disability-friendly facilities. There is also over 1500 m˛ of event space with a ballroom accommodating up to 1000 guests. Further facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and 24-hour check-in/check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, lift access, a café, a bar and restaurants. Guests may also take advantage of the room and laundry services for an additional fee and there is parking (charges apply) available for those arriving by car.The hotel offers luxuriously appointed non-smoking guest rooms and suites that are generously proportioned and feature custom-made furnishings. The executive deluxe rooms feature a king-size bed or 2 double beds and refined elements, including lacquered wall panelling and inviting window seats upholstered in rich designer fabrics in selected rooms. Amenities include satellite TV, Bose CD/DVD player, a desk with high-speed Internet access and a speaker telephone with free local calls, ironing facilities as well as bathrooms with separate bath and shower stall, bathrobes and slippers. Furthermore, a hairdryer, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, a king-size or double bed, centrally regulated air conditioning and a safe are provided in all accommodation as standard.