Opulent, glamorous and incredibly sophisticated, Dubai is renowned for its host of luxury hotels which decorate the city skyline. These are the places to go for great food, nightclubs, spas, and extravagant rooms. Take your pick and visit our top five hotels in Dubai.
1 Burj Al Arab
Considered to be the most luxurious hotel in the world, the self-proclaimed seven-star hotel is built on an artificial island and at 321 m (1,053 ft) has been designated the world’s third tallest hotel. The hotel has 28 double-story floors which have 202 bedroom suites lavishly decorated in royal purple and gold with rich mosaic tiles reminiscent of ancient Arabia. Certainly one of the world’s wonders, the Burj Al Arab will pamper you beyond satisfaction.
2 The Monarch Hotel
The first hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road, The Monarch retains the prestigious address of number one. Boasting a serene and ultra sophisticated ambiance, this five start luxury hotel is home to Quantum Health Club, one of Dubai's top health clubs as well as several of the city's most popular restaurants such as Okku and Ruth’s Chris Steak House. The Monarch is conveniently located near to Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
3 Al Qasr
This majestic hotel was designed to recreate a Sheikh’s summer residence. Stunning Austrian crystal chandeliers adorn the hotel lobby and reflect light onto the hotel’s inlaid marble floors. Rooms are complete with arabesque architectural flourishes, rich colors and side by side balconies which overlook the Gulf. Combine your stay with delicious modern Chinese food at Zheng He’s, one of the hotel’s finest restaurants as well as a visit to Talise Spa. Al Qasr's regal setting entices and mesmerizes.
4 One and Only Royal Mirage
This ultra chic and luxurious hotel has been a long time favorite for locals and foreigners. The design, which pays tribute to beautiful Arabian architecture and hospitality, includes three properties within its structure: The Arabian Court, the Palace, and the Residence and Spa. Located on the Jumeirah Beach overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the One and Only Royal Mirage is considered to be one of the most stylish resorts in the region attracting leisure as well as business clients eager to experience its luxurious temptations.
5 Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
This recently opened beach side resort located on the west crescent of the Palm Jumeirah, is lavishing designed to recall the palaces of the Ottoman Empire. The interior decor features hand painted finishings, Turkish art works and stunning murals which whisk visitors back in time. Enjoy as well a trip to the Talise Ottoman Spa renowned for its Turkish Hammam and be sure to dine at the hotels featured restaurants such as Lalezar, Imperium and Amala.