A Hard Rock resort and accompanying cafe will open in the
Maldives next October.
A 20-minute speedboat ride from Male International Airport,
the Hard Rock Hotel Maldives will have 178 rooms, suites, on-land villas and
As with other Hard Rock resorts, the hotel will loan guests
Fender guitars and Crosley record players for in-room jam sessions. The hotel
will combine modern and tropical architecture with the music memorabilia
synonymous with the brand.
The hotel is part of the first phase of the Emboodhoo Lagoon
resort development. The Hard Rock will be the first of three hotels to be built
at the resort.