Meliá Hotels International to Open ME Málaga 

Meliá Hotels International is scheduled to increase by more than 40 percent over the next three years after announcing a new hotel for its luxury lifestyle ME by Meliá brand in the historic center of Malaga.

The hotel will be located on Calle Victoria next to the Plaza de la Merced, with views of the sea and the monuments of the Alcazaba, whilst neighboring the Roman Theatre, the Picasso Museum and the Museum of Malaga. This prime location near attractive cultural and culinary venues in the city makes it an ideal setting for the ME by Meliá brand, which is inspired by the most contemporary and innovative European lifestyle experiences.

The hotel has been designed by ASAH (Álvaro Sans Arquitectura Hotelera), taking inspiration from another ME by Meliá hotel, the ME Milan. The façade of ME Málaga will feature a multitude of windows for bright and light spaces, and combine the use of white with the local Malaga limestone. The ground floor will house the main restaurant and a large reception lounge to ensure the transition between the different spaces occurs gradually.

The first floor will feature a convention center and a gym, while the 128 guestrooms will be on the next four floors. The rooftop will have a large, heated infinity pool with a sundeck, bar and restaurant. These spaces will be the epicenter of social experiences and cultural events in the hotel.

Construction is expected to begin in March following archeological surveys in line with local authorities’ recommendations, with the project management and construction in the hands of the architecture studio of Domingo Corpas. Work is expected to be completed at the end of 2024.

The project was initially planned as a four-star hotel but was modified to raise its category to five stars and thus it could be part of ME by Meliá. This decision was made possible thanks to the intervention of Malaga City Council, demonstrating the commitment of all the parties involved to boost the quality of the destination and improve its competitiveness in the luxury travel segment.

For more details, visit Meliá Hotels International 

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