Top 20 Hotels To Stay In Dubai - Updated 2024

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Dubai is a magnificent city in every sense. From a small fishing village on the edge of a desert to a super-city of lavish malls, super luxury hotels and luxurious cars, this city has grown by leaps and bounds in under 50 years. Today Dubai boasts of decadence in everything from the tallest building in the world, the largest manmade island, the world’s largest shopping mall, the most luxurious and expensive hotel and, of course, the fanciest of cars. Besides, the city also has one of the finest airports, a well-developed transportation system and excellent infrastructure. With miles of pristine beaches, it is also a sought after destination among tourists.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 01, 2024.

1. Armani Hotel (from USD 630)

Category – Luxury / Romantic Star Rating – 5 Website –

Indulge in the ultimate pampering, the plushest of hospitality, the most lavish and sumptuous dining and to top it all the glamorous city views that the most exclusive address in the UAE’s glitziest city has to offer. The Armani Hotel is the first hotel designed and opened by the connoisseur of the fashion world, Giorgio Armani. Located on the first 39 floors of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, the hotel is part-residences, part-hotel.

Located within a comfortable distance of the city’s most iconic attractions, there is an underground link from the hotel to the Dubai Mall even. The temperature-controlled outdoor pool on the 3rd floor offers some great views to the Burj Khalifa towering above.

There are seven restaurants to choose from for dining options. The exclusive Armani spa offers personalized treatments to guests. Besides the hotel also has an Armani Chocolatier and Perfumery on site.

The rooms are stylish and decorated with Japanese tatami mats and Florentine leather paneling, have Tempur-Pedic beds and are fully automated and controlled from an iPad: the curtains, temperature, music, temperature and even the camera outside the door. Each room has its lifestyle manager who helps you with the concierge bit.

Room tariffs start from USD 600 + taxes. If affordability is not a factor, opt for the rooms with huge balconies overlooking the Dubai Fountain, are the most preferred ones.

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Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa

Wifi Available

Address: Burj Khalifa, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Boulevard
11.74 km (7.3 mi) from Ski Dubai

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2. One & Only The Palm (from USD 639)

Category – Luxury / Family /Romantic Star Rating – 5 Website -

If you are looking for a hotel with spectacular sea and city view, impeccable Michelin-starred dining, indulgent service and spa treats in Dubai, One & Only, The Palm is the one for you. Stretched out over the Persian Gulf on Dubai’s tree-shaped Palm Island archipelago and located at the furthest point of the islands’ outer frond, it is accessible via a boat ride or a long drive.

You can take a dip either at the temperature-controlled outdoor pool, which overlooks the Persian Gulf or at the private man-made beach. The spa is overseen by Espa and offers customised treatments at your choice of place.

Apart from being a sought after choice by Romantics, this hotel is also open to kids of all ages. Children aged 11 and under stay free in extra beds or cots in their parents’ rooms. They also have a kids menu with healthy options as well as the usual tried and tested comfort food. There is a Kids only children’s club with activities during school holidays.

It has 94 rooms including four villas with Moorish-style decor. Some suites come with a private pool while few have a private terrace as well. Room service is available not just for snacks and drinks but even full meals. Room tariffs start from USD 1000 per night.

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One&Only The Palm Dubai

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Palm Jumeirah
6.93 km (4.4 mi) from Ski Dubai

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3. Raffles (from USD 274)

Category – Luxury / Business Star Rating – 5 Website –

The original Raffles Hotel is a British colonial structure built it 1887 and located in Singapore. But Raffles Dubai is based on an Egyptian theme, it is in the shape of a pyramid. Raffles Dubai has the distinction of offering some of the largest Rooms and suites in this desert city. Located at a distance of 15 mins drive from the airport, the hotel is adjacent to the Wafi Mall, one of Dubai’s most exclusive shopping malls.

You have a wide selection of gourmet options here at Raffles. On offer are seven dining outlets including awards winning Japanese restaurant, TOMO, and Raffles Salon, which serves traditional afternoon tea.

Apart from being surrounded by lush private gardens, the Raffles also offers an outdoor pool, a state-of-the-art gym, the exceptional Raffles Spa, and the exclusive Raffles Garden on the 3rd floor of the hotel. The garden has 4 areas representing the essential elements of life (water, air, fire and earth) which converge on a large glass dome, the Eye of Horus, god of the sky which, according to Egyptian legend, acts as the garden’s centerpiece.

Each of the rooms is decorated with handcrafted ornaments and luxurious fabrics, comes with a spacious balcony and offers stunning views of the Dubai’s skyline, an unparallel level of elegance, comfort, and exemplary hospitality. Among other things, the in-room amenities include Lavazza espresso machines, iPod docking stations and an interactive in-room digital system which allows guests to access and manage all elements of their stay via the TV or iPad.

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Raffles Dubai

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Sheikh Rashid Road, Wafi Mall
17.43 km (10.9 mi) from Ski Dubai

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4. Burj Al Arab (from USD 1281)

Category – Luxury / Family Star Rating – 5 Website -

One of the best-known landmarks of Dubai, the Burj Al Arab is an icon which redefines the word “opulence”. Often touted as the world’s only seven-star hotel, the Burj has a graceful silhouette resembling the sail of a “dhow” and built on a man-made island 280m offshore from Jumeirah Beach.

Like everything else, even the arrival of guests at the Burj is a luxurious affair. The guests may arrive either by one of the chauffeur-driven fleets of Rolls Royce’s or by a dedicated helicopter transfer service which lands on the hotel’s helipad on the 28th level.

The Burj Al Arab boasts of 202 suite-only accommodation and offers discreet check-in within the rooms, a private reception on every floor and a personal butler for each chamber. Besides, all guests are given a 24-carat gold iPad, functioning as a “virtual concierge”. Like the rest of the hotel, all the 202 suites are awash in red and gold from upholstery to TV and even bathrooms.

Dining at any of the nine signature restaurants and bars is more about the experience than the food. All guests get complimentary access to the Wild Wadi Waterpark for the duration of stay.

You need a reservation, either as a hotel guest or in one of the nine restaurants to go beyond the path. The most popular option is the high tea at the Skyview Bar located on the 27th floor.

All this comes at a price and quite an outrageous price, I must say. Suites at the Burj Al Arab starts from USD 1800 per night.

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Jumeirah Burj Al Arab Dubai

Wifi Available

Address: Jumeirah Beach Road
2.94 km (1.9 mi) from Ski Dubai

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I'm an enthusiastic tour guide passionate about Dubai. With me, you will not only get a guided tour, but an unforgettable experience full of fascinating stories and deep knowledge of local history. Whether we are walking the streets of the old Dubai or enjoying the stunning beauty of the skyscraper , I guarantee you a unique and enriching experience. My goal is to make your experience memorabl... Read more

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Azira Oussama

Hello, I am Oussama, a licensed tour guide in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. I organize tours in Dubai and Abu Dhabi so you can experience modern and old life of this developed country and witness some of culture while exploring this great place.I also offer airport pick-up and drop-off from Dubai Airport. I am doing tours in English, French and Spanish.

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Claudia Antunes

Claudia Antunes

Hello ! or Marhaba as we say here! I'm deeply passionate about the history and vibrant culture of Dubai's old city, and I'm thrilled to share this enchanting journey with you. Step back in time with me as we wander through the winding streets, uncovering hidden gems and untold stories. Whether you're a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or simply seeking an authentic experience, my walking tou... Read more

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Sultan Karrani

Sultan Karrani

I am an Emirati national working in the hospitality and tour guide industry since 2013. I grew up and worked in most areas of the UAE and I am special at providing guests with real information about the culture of the UAE and the different stories of the places we visit. My goal in my work is to introduce the world to the treasures of Emirati culture and its many tourist sites.

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5. Ritz Carlton (from USD 465)

Category – Luxury / Leisure / Romantic/ Family

Star Rating - 5

Website –

Situated on the Jumeirah Beach in the heart of the Dubai Marina, the Ritz-Carlton is often referred to as Dubai’s answer to Beverly Hills. This Mediterranean-style beach resort is located at a stone’s throw distance from the cosmopolitan The Walk at JBR, Dubai’s only beachfront promenade of luxury retail shops and al fresco restaurants and cafés. This superlative shopping, dining and beaches all within reach – makes the Ritz an excellent choice for everyone.

The Ritz-Carlton Dubai has 350 meters of pristine white sandy private beach, 35,000 square meters of landscaped gardens, three swimming pools, four floodlit tennis courts and two retail outlets including a Ritz-Carlton gift shop and jewelry shop. There is a Ritz Kids Club to keep the younger guests entertained.

The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers three private rooms, each with its own terrace, 9 multipurpose treatment rooms; separate relaxation lounges; private spa pool, aromatherapy infused steam rooms and a dedicated “Hammam” area. The nine restaurants and lounges at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai lets you savor the variety of experience that spans the culinary world – from Italy to Asia to local delicacies.

All 294 rooms and suites have signature linens and featherbeds, walk in wardrobes, Individual climate control, marble bath and signature Ritz-Carlton bath essentials, steam showers and a host of other features. Each room has a private balcony or patio overlooking the pool, garden and Arabian Gulf.

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For those seeking to infuse a touch of opulence into their journey, you can head to the nearby Dubai Marina only a five-minute walk from the property. There, you can go for a ride on a yacht and revel in the breathtaking sight of towering skyscrapers surrounding you.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residences
7.14 km (4.5 mi) from Ski Dubai

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6. Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel And Towers (from USD 142)

Category – Luxury / Business Star Rating - 5 Website –

One of the first 5-star hotels in the city, the rather cubic Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers is sought after because of its Plum Creekside location next to the yacht club, 800 yards from the souk area. The hotel provides free shuttle service to Dubai Mall and Al Mamzar Beach Park and is located within walking distance of Dubai Metro and is just 3 km from Dubai’s famous Gold and Spice Souks

The hotel offers a wide selection of restaurant options to cater to all palettes, including Italian restaurant Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo, Indian restaurant Ashiana by Vineet, Creekside Japanese Restaurant and the first English pub in Dubai. Other amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness centre and a Health Club with massage treatments.

All the rooms feature the signature Sheraton Signature® Bed, Shine for Sheraton bath amenities, in room safe, iron complete with ironing board, tea and coffee facilities ,media hub and Wi-Fi.

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Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Baniyas Street
19.85 km (12.4 mi) from Ski Dubai

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7. The Address Dubai Marina (from USD 130)

Category – Luxury / Business Star Rating - 5 Website –

The Address Dubai Marina is a modern business hotel and lies at the heart of new Dubai overlooking the world’s largest man-made marina. With direct access to Dubai Marina and Dubai Marina Mall and the city’s main attractions such as Dubai Marina, Jet Set, Rasul Mud Treatment within close reach, the hotel is well suited for both business and leisure travelers.

All 200 rooms have a private balcony and offer stunning views of the Dubai Marina. In-room amenities include flat screen TVs, complimentary wireless Internet access, iPod docking stations.

Dining options are plenty at the 4 restaurants and lounges. The Spa-Bliss offers an assortment of treatments to ensure total relaxation and rejuvenation of the body and mind. You can enjoy the elevated infinity pool on the 4th floor, with its outside dining and spectacular view of the marina and beyond. There is a dedicated Qix Kids’ Club for young guests aged between 5 and 12 years. The Qix club offers a broad range of kid’s activities such as PlayStation, climbing walls, toys, and arts and crafts.

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Address Dubai Marina

Wifi Available

Address: Al Marsa Street, 66, Dubai Marina, PO Box 32923
7.33 km (4.6 mi) from Ski Dubai

Babysitting/child services Food can be delivered to guest accommodation ATM/cash machine on site Process in place to check health of guests First aid kit available Fitness centre WiFi Available Swimming pool

8. Al Qasr Madinat Jumeriah (from USD 539)

Category – Luxury / Leisure / Family

Star Rating - 5

Website -

Al Qasr means ‘The Palace’ - and this hotel truly lives up to its name. Designed as a Sheikh’s summer residence, the hotel is a classic fusion of luxurious modernity with traditional royal architecture. A tree-lined avenue adorned with beautifully sculpted Arabian horses, leads up to the hotel. Located on a 2 km stretch of private beach, the Al Qasr is adorned with extensive landscaped grounds with canal-style waterways. Guests have free access to Wild Wadi Water Park, which is linked to the Madinat Jumeirah by a canal-style waterway.

With over 40 world class restaurants, bars and lounges, Al Qasr offers a wide selection of restaurant and dining options - each with a distinct theme, location and style. a large pool complex with dedicated children’s areas and a marble lobby lounge with palm trees

The famed Talise Spa is set amidst the tranquil waterways and tropical landscapes of Madinat Jumeirah, Talise and boasts of 26 treatment rooms where you can indulge yourself in a variety of massages, body experiences, facials and signature treatments

All the rooms have a private dressing area, walk-in rain shower, private balconies and overlook the Arabian Gulf or hotel grounds. The décor is predominantly antique with amber-and-ochre heavy silks and damasks in the bedrooms, wood-panelled baths, antique rugs on the corridor walls.

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Jumeirah Al Qasr Dubai

Wifi Available

Address: Jumeirah Beach Road, Madinat Jumeirah Resort
2.07 km (1.3 mi) from Ski Dubai

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9. Palazzo Versace Hotel (from USD 258)

Category – Luxury / Romance / Leisure Star Rating – 5 Website –

Located along the shores of the historic Dubai Creek, in the heart of the culture village, is the magnificent Palazzo Versace Dubai. Referred to as a “five star fashion hotel”, the Palazzo Versace has been built to resemble a 16th century Italian Palace but with subtle traces of Arabian architecture. Featuring a striking entrance (the ‘Pietra di Fiume’ design of the iconic Medusa and Greek décor), vaulted high ceilings with gold hand-detailing, landscaped gardens, and a range of well-crafted Italian furnishings, the hotel is a manifestation of the Versace lifestyle. From every piece of furniture, to the upholstery, to the mosaic tiles in the pool, everything has a distinct, Versace feel to it.

All the 8 Versace-themed restaurants, including the luxurious Vanitas, an Italian seafood restaurant, the avant-garde restaurant Enigma, and the over-21 Q’s Bar, a lounge and supper club created by music producer Quincy Jones. And bars are designed to provide the guests with a curated al fresco dining experience while enjoying the views of the surrounding Dubai Creek at all of them.

All 215 rooms and suites are draped in Italian designs from the Versace Home Collection in turquoise, blue, beige, gold and salmon. The timber parquet flooring, white and cream boiseries, bathrooms with Carrara marble tiling and hand-crafted mosaic wall décor and the rainfall showers all reflect a feeling of grandeur and opulence

For that once in a lifetime celebration, go for the Luxe imperial suite – a 13,000 square feet two-bedroom duplex on the top floor, with a private terrace, outdoor pool, hot tub and skyline views. It can’t get any more opulent than this !!

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Palazzo Versace Dubai

Wifi Available

Address: Jaddaf Waterfront
18.92 km (11.8 mi) from Ski Dubai

Darts Children television networks Airport shuttle Snorkelling Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Safety deposit box Fitness centre Mobile app for room service

10. Fairmont Dubai (from USD 208)

Category – Luxury Star Rating – 5 Website –

Located in the heart of Dubai, just at the Dubai World Trade Centre, lies the iconic Fairmont Dubai. The hotel is also linked to the convention and exhibition areas of the Dubai World Trade Centre by a covered, air-conditioned bridge and is just 10 mins drive away from The Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa and the fountains. A few metro stops from the hotel is Mall of the Emirates, a mall that houses Ski Dubai, the Middle East’s first indoor ski resort and snow park.

Amenities include a luxurious spa, outdoor pools and an array of restaurants and lounges. The popular one being the Noire – the Middle East’s only dining in the dark concept, Dokuz, an outdoor rooftop Turkish lounge and Catch, the contemporary American restaurant that serves sophisticated seafood and The Exchange Grill, a New York inspired steakhouse, also recognized by TimeOut Dubai Magazine as the city’s best steakhouse.

Fairmont Dubai also boasts of 2 of the trendiest night clubs in the city. The Cavalli Club by international fashion designer Roberto Cavalli is one of Dubai’s most elite nightspots, and the other is London Mayfair’s Cirque Le Soir, which brings a fresh take on nightlife with its circus atmosphere and spectacular theatrics

The spa at Fairmont covers over 40,000 square feet and offers a dedicated spa facility with a luxurious Romanesque feel. It features an opulent hot tub area with Turkish Hammam inspired steam rooms, sauna, invigorating ice shower, two relaxing footbaths and a total of seven private treatment and relaxation rooms. Besides, the hotel also offers state of the art health club and fitness centre facilities

All 394 rooms and suites at the Fairmont Dubai have recently undergone a refurbishment and feature floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the city’s skyline and the Arabian Gulf. Some of the in room amenities include in-room business facilities, separate chaise lounge sitting area, well-appointed bathrooms, an exclusive collection of Le Labo amenities and high-speed Internet service.

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Fairmont Dubai

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: Sheikh Zayed Road
14.86 km (9.3 mi) from Ski Dubai

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11. Grosvenor House (from USD 188)

Category – Luxury / Leisure / Family

Star Rating - 5

Website –

Situated in Dubai Marina, the Grosvenor House along with its two iconic 45-story towers has redefined the meaning of luxury. Located just minutes from the beach, golf clubs, malls, Dubai Internet City, Media City and more, the hotel’s glittering twin towers are a recognizable landmark in the Dubai Marina. The bespoke lighting, the foyer with vast stone columns and cream leather club chairs, everything about the Grosvenor House has an exaggerated Art Deco tone about it.

The hotel has two outdoor pools overlooking the iconic urban skyline and glittering marina —The Retreat Pool and Siddharta Pool. Each tower of the hotel houses a gym, complete with state-of-the-art equipment. There are two spas available one in each tower. Guests have complimentary access to the Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, which includes access to its private beach, swimming pools, the award-winning spa with five Hammam pools, tennis courts, and 14 dining facilities.

All 750 guest rooms and suites come with signature Luxury Collection beds, floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views of the Marina, complimentary Wi-Fi and attentive on-call butler service. Some rooms also include a balcony while all rooms have an LCD television with DVD/CD player, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

If you are a foodie, you have one more reason to stay at the Grosvenor House. One tower house the Indian cuisine restaurant, Indego by Michelin Star winner Chef Patron Vineet Bhatia while the other is home to Rhodes Mezzanine by chef Gary Rhodes, which serves British classics with a French twist. Then there is the world-famous Buddha-Bar, which fuses enchanting décor, food, and music to create magic. These 3 are part of the 16 dining options available at the hotel

Grosvenor House offers its guests an exclusive feature which is called the Luggage Liaison. Guests can ship their luggage in advance to a destination and thus can travel hassle free by eliminating the need to carry luggage to and from the airport, wait in long check-in lines or at baggage claim, or even worry about lost luggage.

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Grosvenor House, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Dubai

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Al Emreef Street
6.49 km (4.1 mi) from Ski Dubai

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12. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa (from USD 530)

Category – Luxury / Family Star Rating – 5 Website –

Located in the heart of the desert and nestled amidst the dunes of Dubai, is the ultimate luxury desert retreat, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. At a distance of 40-minute drive from the city of Dubai and only 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport, it is close to the city yet retains its rustic feel.

Built in the style of a traditional Arabic fort, the lush green gardens, stone alleyways and shaded courtyards with fountains lead the way to elegant yet rustic, and Arabic styled guest rooms. It’s an oasis in the desert.

This low-rise resort offers 115 traditional rooms with the trappings of modern day luxury, and rooms located on the upper (second) floor come with a choice of desert or courtyard view. In-room amenities include High-Speed Internet Connection, International Dial-up Telephone, Coffee & Tea making facilities, Satellite TV & Radio, Mini Bar and a full selection of toiletries by Bloom & Dorothy Prentice. Bathrooms have rain showers.

Guests can choose to dine at any of the four restaurants which serve traditional Arabic, Indian, Italian and International cuisine. For a unique Arabian experience, try the famous open-air Al Hadheerah Desert restaurant.

There is a Sinbad Kids Club for young guests, and the Satori Spa offers treatments to revitalize, re-energize, detoxify, hydrate, de-stress or invigorate. Guests can explore the surrounding desert by jeep, horse or camel. Other on-site activities offered are archery, falconry, croquet and dune bashing.

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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai

Wifi Available

Address: Next to Endurance Village
33.53 km (20.9 mi) from Ski Dubai

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13. Atlantis The Palm (from USD 622)

Category – Luxury / Family /Romantic Star Rating – 5 Website –

For that perfect family holiday which includes a luxurious stay in interconnecting rooms, the thrill of an amusement park, a private beach and a water park as well, the Atlantis is the ultimate choice for comfort, excitement and unparalleled luxury. Strategically located on a man-made island, guests can enjoy spectacular views of the azure Arabian Sea, or the iconic Palm Island and magnificent Dubai skyline.

The Atlantis, The Palm is a destination in itself with its 170,000 sqm themed Aquaventure Waterpark along with the Lost Chambers Aquarium, 1.4 kms of pristine white beaches, 15 restaurants, an indulgent spa, and high-end boutique stores. You can also meet the incredible marine mammals at Dolphin Bay and Sea Lion Point. You can also set sail aboard one of the yachts or speedboats upon the serene waters of the Arabian Sea, and gaze upon Dubai’s famous landmarks. Helicopter tours are also available.

All the rooms have an Arabian and oceanic decor and feature a balcony with scenic views. Few rooms have a stunning large terrace with panoramic views of the palm or an over sized spa bath located in the center of the bathroom.

With 23 restaurants and some of the world’s best chefs, Atlantis is a true culinary paradise. with some of the best restaurants in Dubai. The award-winning Nobu restaurant is famous for contemporary Japanese cuisine with Arabian influences while the Bread Street Kitchen & Bar offers signature British menu and delightful beverages from Gordon Ramsay.

All the rooms have an Arabian and oceanic décor and feature a balcony with scenic views. Few rooms have a stunning large terrace with panoramic views of the palm or an over sized spa bath located in the center of the bathroom.

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Atlantis, The Palm

Wifi Available

Address: Palm Jumeirah
8.36 km (5.2 mi) from Ski Dubai

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14. Al Maha Resort (from USD 1272)

Category – Luxury / Family / Romantic Star Rating – 5 Website –

The exclusive Al Maha resort is an idyllic adult-only desert resort set within the Dubai desert conservation reserve and located 45 minutes from Dubai.

Each of the Bedouin-style suites reflects traditional architecture and lavishly decorated with authentic and rare handcrafted Arabian furnishings, antiques and artefacts. Each room has a spacious bathroom with luxurious amenities and a private temperature-controlled pool with panoramic views across the sand dunes. There is also a private deck with sun loungers provided with each room, which gives guests a secluded area for relaxing or serves as an intimate setting for a private dining experience. All guests staying at Al Maha, have a choice of 2 desert activities per day including horse riding, camel trekking, and four-wheel drive safaris. The Timeless Spa at Al Maha has a team of gifted international Spa therapists specialized in a wide range of wellness, rejuvenation and beauty therapies of Middle Eastern and South East Asian aromatherapy traditions.

Dining options include gourmet dishes and light snacks, made from fresh organic ingredients. You can choose to have it at the restaurant, or on the deck in a private setting or even as a picnic, under the stars.

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Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Dubai Al Ain Road
56.93 km (35.4 mi) from Ski Dubai

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15. Madinat Jumeirah (from USD 605)

Category – Luxury/Family/Romance Star Rating – 5 Website –

Located on a private beach, the Madinat Jumeirah resort features two grand boutique hotels, Jumeirah Al Qasr and Jumeirah Mina A’ Salam, 29 traditional summer houses in Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf and 7 Jumeirah Malakiya Villas. Besides, it has extensive leisure and health facilities including Talise Spa and Talise Fitness, over 40 restaurants and bar - each with a distinct theme, location and style. A 1000-seat amphitheatre, conference and banqueting facilities including two grand ballrooms, and the region’s only dedicated entertainment centre and multi-purpose venue, Madinat Arena. The resort also as well as Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a traditional retail and dining experience showcasing the best of Arabia.

The facilities are interconnected by 3 kilometres of waterways and landscaped gardens.

Located 25 minutes away from Dubai International Airport, Madinat Jumeirah is situated conveniently for access to Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina. It is also adjacent to Burj Al Arab, Wild Wadi Waterpark and Jumeirah Beach Hotel, and 10 minutes by car to the nearest shopping mall.

Set amidst the tranquil waterways and tropical landscapes the, Talise Spa offers personalised treatments and has 26 treatment rooms, inclusive of two couples’ suites. It also features a communal swimming pool which serves a variety of health conscious spa cuisine. It also has a private yoga studio.

Other amenities for guests include world class golf, Sinbad’s Kids Club, the onsite Madinat Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah’s own private beach, watersports, tennis, luxury yachts and the most fashionable shopping, dining and trend-setting nightspots

You are quite literally spoilt for choices at the Madinat Jumeirah. It is not just a place to stay or dine; it’s an experience in itself.

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Photo of Madinat Jumeirah shared by Dubai tour guide, Sandra.

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Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street, Madinat Jumeirah Resort
2.15 km (1.4 mi) from Ski Dubai

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16. Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection (from USD 215)

Category – Luxury/Family/Romance Star Rating – 5 Website –

Situated on Dubai’s World-famous Jumeirah Beach the Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection Dubai occupies one of Dubai’s most envious beachside locations. Located at the magnificent Dubai Marina and is just next door to the Jumeirah Beach Residence Walk.

The resort features 4 tennis courts, 2 squash courts, 2 racquetballs courts, three pools, including a kid’s pool with water slides and a variety of indoor activities. It also offers a fitness centre as well. Pamper yourself at the Elixir Spa, which offers 30 varieties of luxurious treatments, designed to relax and refresh your mind, body, and spirit.

At Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, you have a variety of dining options to choose from its 16 themed bars and restaurants serving cuisine from around the world, such as Lebanese, English, Italian, Thai and Tapas and Grill dishes.

All the guest rooms are spacious and are either sea-facing or overlooking the landscaped gardens. Among other amenities, all the rooms are equipped rainshowers in the bathrooms.

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Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection

Wifi Available

Address: Al Falea Street, Jumeirah Beach
6.72 km (4.2 mi) from Ski Dubai

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17. Hyatt Regency (from USD 62)

Category – Luxury / Business Star Rating – 5 Website –

The Hyatt Regency Dubai is located in Dubai’s historic district, along the Corniche and a renowned waterfront promenade. Within walking distance from the hotel are the famous traditional souks specializing in gold, spices and textiles. The Hyatt Regency’s proximity to various business centers makes it an excellent choice for business travelers.

Hyatt Regency Dubai also offers various amenities like gym, aerobics studio, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and even has an ice rink. The Club Olympus Spa offers a host of relaxing treatments and massages.

Guests at Hyatt enjoy a broad assortment of international dining options to choose from four of which are award-winning restaurants. The most famous and Dubai’s only revolving restaurant is the Al Dawaar. Besides, you also have Miyako for Japanese cuisine and Shahrzad for Iranian specialties. The Hyatt Regency Dubai also features a karaoke lounge, pub, contemporary bar, nightclub, deli/café and a poolside snack bar.

All 421 rooms and suites of the Hyatt Regency Dubai have features a classy décor in warm natural tones and offer fabulous views of Dubai’s striking skyline and the stunning Arabian Gulf.

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Hyatt Regency Dubai - Corniche

Wifi Available

Address: Deira
20.87 km (13.0 mi) from Ski Dubai

Physical distancing rules followed Express check-in/check-out Kid-friendly buffet Internet services Nightclub/DJ Newspapers Smoke alarms Grocery deliveries

18. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (from USD 317)

Category – Luxury/ Family/ Romance Star Rating – 5 Website –

The Jumeirah Beach Hotel with its striking wave-like design, is one of Dubai’s most recognizable landmarks. Other than access to the private beach, guests can choose from a wide array of leisure facilities including complimentary and unlimited access to the Wild Wadi Waterpark. The Pavilion Dive Centre at Jumeirah Beach hotel offers snorkelling and scuba diving lessons. Besides, there are six swimming pools, floodlit tennis courts, one multi-purpose court, three squash courts and the Sinbad’s Kids Club

The Talise Spa with saunas, massage rooms, hot tubs, hot tub, steam room and plunge pool offers various treatments and therapies for relaxation and rejuvenating.

Dining at any of the 19 restaurants and bars at the Jumeirah Beach Club gives you an opportunity to savor enticing cuisine coupled with magnificent service.

All the hotel’s 618 rooms and Arabian styled beachside villas provide spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf. The rooms are luxuriously furnished and with beds facing its floor to ceiling windows.

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Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: Jumeirah Beach Road
2.77 km (1.8 mi) from Ski Dubai

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

19. One & Only Royal Mirage (from USD 490)

Category – Luxury/ Family/ Romance Star Rating – 5 Website

On a kilometre of private beachfront, overlooking The Palm Island Bay, amidst 65 acres oasis of lavishly landscaped gardens and just minutes away from Dubai Marina is located the One &Only Royal Mirage hotel. The Aquaventure Waterpark, Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Mall are all a few mins drive away.

This Arabian-styled resort is made up of 3 distinct environments: The Palace, Arabian Court and Residence & Spa, each with unique rooms and exclusive restaurants.

The rooms reflect a classic fusion of classic décor with modern amenities. Each room features a private patio or balcony that faces the gardens and sea and a luxury bathroom. Leisure facilities include three large temperature-controlled swimming pools, a water sports centre, three lit tennis courts, and complimentary access to the Aquaventure Waterpark. For young guests, there is the ‘Kids Only’ club. The spa at One & Only Royal Mirage is an internationally acclaimed spa.

One & Only’s dining options include eight restaurants which serve gourmet dishes from all over the world, including Mediterranean, Moroccan and Indo-European cuisine. Guests have a choice to enjoy fresh seafood and international cuisine by the beachfront with clear views of the water.

With such envious location and excellent amenities, it surely is “One & Only” of a kind

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One&Only Royal Mirage Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

Address: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St
5.43 km (3.4 mi) from Ski Dubai

Lift Express check-in/check-out Outdoor pool (all year) Security alarm 24-hour security Bridal suite Heated pool Concierge service

20. Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa (from USD 222)

Category – Luxury/ Family/ Romance Star Rating – 5 Website –

The Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa hotel overlooks the Arabian Gulf and is located right across from Dubai’s beachfront promenade of luxury shops, restaurants and cafes, the cosmopolitan JBR Walk. The Emirates Golf Club is just 3.2 km away while from the Mall of the Emirates is at a distance of 10-minutes drive from the hotel.

The hotel has three pools including an infinity pool, direct beach access, facilities for water sports and a fitness centre as well. There is an array of dining options available in the 14 international restaurants and bars including the award-winning Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen + Lounge by Richard Sandoval famous for its modern Mexican cuisine.

The Roman-themed spa has saunas and five hammam pools and offers different beauty treatments and massages including reflexology, facials and aromatherapy. There is a kids’ club as well, called the Penguin Club for the young guests.

All the 504 rooms and suites are spacious, well decorated and feature a private balcony with a stunning view overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Guests staying in a suite receive further amenities such as personal butler service and complimentary airport transfer.

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Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Wifi Available

Address: Al Mamsha Street
6.86 km (4.3 mi) from Ski Dubai

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

Dubai is known for its hospitality as much as for its extraordinary luxury hotels that pamper guests with luxe rooms, delectable international food, extra-special amenities and discreet yet efficient service. Go on, add Dubai to your bucket list if you haven’t done so already.

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