Beirut Central District Hilton Hotel

Employer

Al-Iquarat wal Abniat

Role of BUTEC

Main contractor

Commencement Date

September 2003

Completion Date

September 2007

Scope of Work

Construction of a five-star hotel in downtown Beirut, with special attention to architectural and interior design details, which create a high quality designer hotel.

Project Description

  • Overall built area 23,000 m2, 17,000 m2 of superstructure and 6,000 m2 underground
  • 5 basement levels, ground & mezzanine levels, 7 current floors,and a roof floor
  • Rooftop restaurant, swimming pool and a solarium terrace on roof
  • Total of 162 guestrooms, 20 suites and 2 royal suites on the current floors
  • Entrance lobby, reception, luxurious designer boutique shops and a French brasserie overlooking a backyard garden on ground floor, with management offices at mezzanine level
  • Business centers, conference hall, bar and a ballroom at first basement level
  • 75 parking spaces on basement levels, 6 passenger and service lifts
  • Glazed central atrium
  • Advanced sound treatment for rooms, and recreation areas
  • 3 generator sets 630 kVA each, for complete power redundancy
  • Programmable scenery for lighting and auxiliaries in guestrooms
  • Interactive television system with LCD TV sets in rooms, splash-proof sets in suite bathrooms
  • Building management system
  • Fire alarm and public address systems
  • CAT6 telecommunication network
  • WIFI access points
  • Central HVAC system with independent hot and chilled circuits in each room
  • Smoke exhaust system
  • Fire protection system in guestrooms & public areas and suppression systems for service areas