Al Bateen to be re-developed into waterfront hub

ABU DHABI — The Al Bateen district of Abu Dhabi is to be redeveloped at a cost of Dh1.6 billion to include a signature waterfront destination with a luxury five-star hotel complex. The 54,000 square metre site will be known as the Al Bateen Wharf and will include a San Francisco-style Fishermen's Marina and the Al Bateen Wharf Hotel.

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Published: Mon 10 Dec 2007, 9:09 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 9:35 PM

The 400-room hotel will also have a serviced residential wing with 200 apartments. It will be developed by the UAE's multi-disciplined Belbadi Enterprises in partnership with Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA).

"This project signals the rejuvenation of Al Bateen with the development characterised by sensitivity to the long-standing fishing and boat-building traditions of the area, said Shaikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, ADTA and TDIC Chairman.

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