Ayla Bawadi Hotel
Design Union was selected as a finalist in the Interior Design and Architecture Awards Middle East and North Africa 2015 for our work on this Hotel.
The Ayla Bawadi Hotel opened its doors at the end of 2014 in the City of Al Ain (UAE) and is part of the acclaimed Bawadi Mall. This unique 90-room four-star hotel was specifically designed for the international traveller associated with GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries. Design Union derived the overall design concept from the traditional Arabic souk or market. The traditional souk has a tall central spine that brings in natural light and air feeding the lower wings on either side where traders sell their goods. Our design reflects such influences in a distinctive contemporary style.