SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences, Business Bay
About SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Business Bay is a bustling mixed-use district in Dubai known for its residential buildings, commercial developments and entertainment venues. According to Bayut’s H1 Market Report for Dubai 2020, it is one of the most popular areas to buy apartments in the city. Redefining luxury living in the district is the supertall skyscraper SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences. The award-winning Aedas designed the 75-storey mixed-use building architecture while Paul Bishop designed interiors.
A project of World of Wonders Real Estate Development (WOW RED), the high-rise building has four distinct zones making it one-of-its-kind development in the emirate. The overall exterior resembles a ‘honeycomb’ whereas individual zones are customised by rotating the units by 45 degrees in 4 different axes to ensure panoramic views of the district and complete privacy between units.
There is a residential zone on the lower part boasting a total of 371 units that include studio, 1-bedroom apartments, 1-bedroom duplexes, 1-bedroom lofts and 2-bedroom duplexes. The middle zone of the tower is the hotel apartment zone with 321 hotel apartments. The upper side of the SLS Dubai is the hotel zone with 254 uniquely designed hotel rooms. Top floors i.e. 69 to 75 are referred to as ‘The Crown.’ Here, one can find the finest amenities promising the best of luxury and convenience to all residents.
The apartment building is located near Ras Al Khor Road and Marasi Drive. Residents of the apartment building will find multiple parks, restaurants and tourist attractions near SLS Residences, Dubai such as South Ridge Park, La Maison and The Dubai Mall.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Type of building: Mixed-use
- Location: Business Bay
- Developer: World of Wonders Real Estate Developments (WOW RED)
- Date of completion: 2020
- Number of floors: 75
- Number of units: 254 hotels rooms, 321 hotel apartments and 371 residential units
- Unit type: Studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments, lofts and duplexes, hotel apartments and hotel rooms
- Type of ownership: Freehold
- Amenities: Lap pool, leisure pool, kids’ pool, Jacuzzi, spa, vitamin bar, fully equipped gym by Technogym and multi-purpose room
Facilities in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Boasting 946 units in total, SLS Dubai will be one of the tallest hotels and residential developments in the city. Residential amenities are located on Floors 1 to 7. 371 branded residential units are available on Floors 7 to 33. The 321 hotel apartments are found from Floor 35 until 56. Hotel rooms are available on Floors 58 to 67. Floors 69 to 75 are collectively known as ‘The Crown,’ which is an exciting F&B and lifestyle concept featuring a Mediterranean restaurant, a lounge bar, a steakhouse, spa, gym and infinity pools.
Five basement levels are dedicated to parking in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences. Each unit gets one parking bay while 2-bedroom duplexes get two parking bays. Visitors can park their cars outside the tower.
There are four high-speed passenger elevators and four service elevators in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences.
Security, Central Air-Conditioning and Maintenance Services
SLS Dubai has 24-hour CCTV security along with regular maintenance services. Ala carte services include housekeeping, babysitting, laundry and business centre services.
Multi-functional activity/meeting rooms on the 73rd Floor are where residents can host various events. All rooms are fully equipped with technology and the latest amenities to facilitate a smooth event. From intimate celebrations to private get-togethers, this multi-purpose room can be booked and customised as per your needs.
Gym and Fitness Facilities
The state-of-the-art gym in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences is equipped with the latest workout machines by leading Italian brand Technogym. Ciel Spa in the tower also has a fitness centre. Residents enjoy direct access to a lap pool, a leisure pool, a kids’ pool and a Jacuzzi.
Residents can find two infinity pools at Privilege, an upscale nightlife and day club venue on the 75th Floor. These two pools are the highest infinity pools in the world.
Ciel Spa has a relaxation lounge, a massage suite, herbal steam rooms, experience showers, massage beds, seven treatment rooms, plunge pools and relaxation rooms as well as two outdoor terraces.
Concierge and Guest Services
There is a large lobby in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences with 24-hour concierge services to welcome visitors.
Apartment Types in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Residential units are constructed starting from the 7th Floor. There are 25 units on each floor from seventh till 33.
Apartment Types in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences include 68 studio flats, 24 1-bedroom apartments, 121 1-bedroom lofts, 114 1-bedroom duplexes, 40 2-bedroom duplexes and four 2-bedroom lofts.
Keyless apartment doors are from WinGuard, and all units have European-made fixtures and fittings, including kitchen sinks and sanitary ware. Electrolux provides kitchen appliances, including dishwasher, refrigerator, and washing machine. Italian brand Gessi provides all bathroom furnishings while Lea Ceramica did the flooring.
All units have a powder room except studio apartments. Residents can find a utility cabinet/storage room and a cloak cabinet in each unit.
Studio Apartments in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Studio flats in SLS Dubai have covered areas of 669 sq. ft. to 698 sq. ft. Each unit has an elegant entrance, comfy sleeping, living and dining zones and a bathroom. The spacious terrace that extends from the living area provides stunning views of the community.
1-Bedroom Apartments in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
1-bedroom apartments in SLS Dubai have covered areas ranging from 808sq. ft. to 1,124 sq. ft. The built-up area ranges from 1,081sq. ft. to 1,337 sq. ft. for 1-bed lofts and 1,131sq. ft. to 1,256 sq. ft. for 1-bedroom duplexes. The living room in 1-bed lofts extends onto a 7m high terrace offering mesmerising views of the neighbourhood.
Simplex 1-bed apartments have one bedroom, one bathroom, a spacious living area, an outdoor terrace, a powder room and a beautifully crafted entrance leading to an open-plan kitchen. 1-bedroom lofts have an outdoor terrace, living room, powder room and kitchen on the lower level while the bedroom, closet space and bathroom are available on the higher level. 1-bedroom duplexes are quite similar to 1-bed lofts. However, they have an outdoor terrace on both levels.
2-Bedroom Apartments in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
2-bed units are available as lofts and duplexes. A 2-bedroom loft with a family hall has a covered area of about 1,779 sq. ft. 2-bedroom duplexes in the high-rise have covered areas ranging from 1,917 sq. ft. to 1,962 sq. ft.
The lower level in 2-bedroom lofts has the open-plan kitchen, outdoor terrace, powder room, bathroom, one bedroom and the living area. The upper level has the second bedroom, family hall, an outdoor terrace and the second bathroom. 2-bedroom duplexes also include a maid’s room with a separate bathroom on the lower level.
Most Popular Apartment Types in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Based on searches conducted by users on Bayut.com over the past 12 months
According to the searches made on Bayut, the most popular apartment types in the high-rise tower are the 1-bedroom apartments. 2-bed flats secure the second position while studio flats are the least popular apartment types in the development.
Rental Trends in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
- Rental trends in SLS Dubai vary according to the layout and the configuration of the unit.
One can expect to rent apartments in Business Bay at a starting price of AED 60k.
Sale Trends in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Apartments for sale in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences are quite popular for their innovative floor plans and luxury amenities. They are a good option for those in search of apartments for sale in Business Bay.
- One can buy studio flats in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences for AED 1.1 to AED 1.3M.
- 1-bed flats for sale in SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences are available for AED 1.5M to AED 2M.
- 2-bed apartments for sale in SLS Dubai are available starting from AED 3.1M
Transportation near SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences, Jumeirah Village Circle
Public transportation near SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences includes taxis, buses and the Dubai Metro. The tower’s strategic location and easy access to Al Khail Road mean most landmarks and leading entertainment destinations can be reached quickly by car.
Bus Stations near SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Residents can find RBC Tower 2, Bus Stop at a 2-minute drive away from SLS Hotel, Dubai served by Bus F41 and Bus X22.
Metro Stations near SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Business Bay Metro Station is a 9-minute drive away from SLS Hotel, Dubai.
Restaurants near SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Residents and visitors would surely be impressed with the restaurants, lounge bars and cafes operating within the tower. Top choices include:
- Sky Lobby – a mixology lounge bar on the 71st Floor
- Carna by Dario Cecchini – a contemporary steak house
- Privilege – an upscale nightlife venue/day club lounge
- Fi’lia – an Italian restaurant
- Vitamin Bar
Privilege, as the name suggests, offers signature food, beverages and features an expansive lounge that opens onto two infinity pools. Fi’lia offers the best of Italian cuisine, including artisanal bread and pasta.
Popular restaurants near SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences include:
- La Maison
- Pacific Grove
- Piccolo Mondo Bay
There are multiple restaurants within walking distance of the building. La Maison, a Mediterranean Restaurant is a 6-minute walk away from the building. Pacific Groove that serves American and Asiancuisine is a 9-minute walk from the tower. Piccolo Mondo Bay, that serves Arabic cuisine is a 2-minute drive away.
Fine-dining restaurants near SLS Hotel, Dubai are:
- Ananta – The Oberoi
- Billionaire Mansion and Sumosan Dubai
- Armani / Amal
Residents will find multiple fine-dining restaurants near the residential building. One of the best restaurants in Business Bay is Ananta – The Oberoi, an Indian restaurant at an 8-minute drive away from the tower. Billionaire Mansion and Sumosan Dubai, which offers Japanese cuisine, is a 12-minute drive away. Armani / Amal is a 12-minute drive away from SLS Hotel, Dubai.
Supermarkets near SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
Supermarkets near SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences include:
- West Zone Fresh Supermarket
- Better 1 Mart Supermarket
- Carrefour Supermarket
West Zone Fresh Supermarket is located at a 3-minute drive away. Better 1 Mart Supermarket and Carrefour Supermarket are a 6-minute drive away from the residential building.
Nearby buildings include:
SLS Hotel, Dubai is close to Moon Tower and Art XV Residency, both of which are residential buildings. It is also in proximity to DAMAC Towers by Paramount – a Hollywood inspired four-tower complex featuring three residential and one hotel tower.
Nearby landmarks include:
- Dubai Opera
- Burj Khalifa
- The Dubai Mall
Dubai Opera is a multi-format performing centre at an 11-minute drive away from SLS Residences. With a capacity of 2,000 spectators, it is known to host several exciting events, theatres, operas and concerts.
Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, is a 13-minute drive away from the mixed-use tower.
The Dubai Mall is a 14-minute drive away from SLS Dubai Hotel and Residences. The mall offers a variety of entertainment, dining and retail options.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences is located in Business Bay, a family-friendly community. The mixed-use tower will welcome residents and guests very soon. While it has the best amenities and accommodation options, price tags of properties are higher than other luxury developments in the neighbourhood.