Best Luxury Hotels in Dubai

Best Luxury Hotels in Dubai

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Raffles Dubai

The ever-expanding crop-up of luxurious hotels in Dubai has helped the city to let its reputation soar high as one of the most happening destinations in the world. From the most stylish and influential to the classic accommodations, here’s our team of hotel experts pouring out their opinion and reviews on the most luxurious accommodation options in Dubai.

1. The Address Downtown Dubai

The Address Downtown DubaiThe grand name is simply a tip off to the incredible classiness and ambience that the hotel presents. Just a few minutes’ walk from Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, and other iconic sights of Dubai Downtown, its location is what doubles this graceful hotel’s unique charm and appeal. 196 spacious rooms and suites, spread over 63 storeys, are painstakingly curated with a blend of designer furnishings and sophisticated technology. This elegance extends to its stylish business lounge, club lounge, round the clock and fitness centre, and stunning infinity pool. Gourmet dining choices also abound, with restaurants serving the finest Chinese and seafood delicacies, among others.
Location: Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, PO Box 123234
Distance from Dubai International Airport: 15 minutes
What we love: To see Burj Khalifa up close and enjoying the mesmerizing dancing fountain show from the lounge on the topmost floor.

2. Armani Hotel Dubai

Armani Hotel in DubaiIn an unbeatable setting within the world’s tallest building – Burj Khalifa, Armani Hotel Dubai is a real stunner. The hotel’s luxe detailing and eye-popping furnishings reflect the inimitable ingenuity of the famed Italian fashion designer, Giorgio Armani. Rooms and suites are classy, adorned with pricey and exquisite materials. Furthermore, the facilities and services across the hotel are impressive, such as 1,100-square-meters spa and seven distinctive culinary retreats serving everything from classic Italian and Mediterranean to authentic Indian and Japanese specialties.
Location: Downtown Dubai, PO Box 888333
Distance from Dubai International Airport: 20 minutes
What we love: Décor embodying eternal grace of Giorgio Armani’s creativity.

3. Kempinski Mall of the Emirates

Kempinski Mall of the EmiratesHoused in Mall of the Emirates which is placed on one of the Dubai’s major thoroughfares – Sheik Zayed Road, staying at this hotel brings world-class shopping, dining, and leisure choices right at your doorsteps. 393 lavish rooms and suites boast stupendous décor blending luxurious amenities with avant-garde technology. The hotel further consists of 15 Ski Chalets that provide the astounding views of Ski Dubai and its snow park. A choice of six dining establishments offer freshly prepared gastronomic delights. Guests can also book indulgent Ayurvedic treatments at Softouch Spa.
Location: Sheikh Zayed Road, P.O. Box 120679
Distance from Dubai International Airport: 35 minutes
What we love: Incredible shopping, dining, and exclusive leisure facilities including Ski Dubai.

4. Raffles Dubai

An impressive landmark property aptly positioned on the Sheik Rashid Road, Raffles Dubai adjoining the popular Wafi Mall mainly stands out for its one-off architectural style resembling a pyramid. Aesthetically combining the four elements of water, fire, earth, and wind, each of its 240 plus rooms and suites is both airy and opulent, offering stunning views over the city. At Raffles Spa, its soothing treatments take inspiration from traditions of the different corners of the world, mainly Asian, European, and Middle Eastern. A refreshing botanical garden, a wellness centre, and a clutch of seven unique gourmet venues will only heighten your hotel-staying experience in Dubai.
Location: 13th Street, Sheikh Rashid Rd, Waficity
Distance from Dubai International Airport: 15 minutes
What we love: Mind and body soothing treatments at Raffles Spa.

5. Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab hotel in DubaiStrikingly rising out of the man-made island, Burj Al Arab is an embodiment of elegance and sophistication, which is unsurprisingly popular among affluent vacationers and business people. A total of 202 abundantly-sized suites provide extreme comforts sought by a discriminating luxury-seeking guest. Within its imperial ambience, some of the Dubai’s finest culinary venues can be found. They are suitable for formal parties, events, one-to-one meetings etc. Guests can indulge in body soothing treatments at spa, besides enjoying its infinity pool and health club. A stunning helipad on the 28th level of the hotel further treats guests with the commanding views of the surroundings.
Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 3
Distance from Dubai International Airport: 30 minutes
What we love: Grand entry to the hotel by helicopter.

6. Dar Al Masyaf Hotel

Dar Al Masyaf Hotel in DubaiThis hotel, one of the three unique properties at Madinat Jumeirah, deftly merges the Dubai’s legendary Arabian Heritage with modern glitz. A cluster of 29 two-storey summer courtyard houses is what the hotel’s resplendent accommodation takes form of. Each of them, with access to its own exclusive pool and Arabian style courtyard, follows a more understated approach, reflecting the region’s classic hospitality and luxury. On the whole, the hotel’s setting is spectacular, with its summer houses placed along the beautiful gardens and waterways mesmerizingly putting the relaxed ambience and unrivalled views on display. Dine at one of its two international restaurants while taking advantage of the hotel’s private butler services.
Al Safouh Road, Jumeirah Area
Distance from Dubai International Airport: 25 minutes
What we love: Abra ride along Souk Madinat

7. Park Hyatt Dubai Hotel

Park Hyatt Hotel Dubai CreekKnown for its exquisite waterfront setting, Park Hyatt Dubai has attractions like Dubai Creek as well as Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club within easy reach. Its 225 graciously appointed rooms including a collection of 35 suites incorporates the best of Mediterranean and Moorish features. Besides a plethora of most modern in-room comforts and facilities, guests are treated daily with fresh fruits. The hotel is perhaps the first of its kind in the region to introduce eight specially designed Spa Rooms which allows visitors to indulge in cossetting spa experience within the comfort and seclusion of their room. To round out your experience, Park Hyatt is complete with topnotch business / meeting facilities and excellent dining options, such as Café Arabesque, Pistache, Shisha Lounge, etc.
Location: Dubai Creek Club Street
Distance from Dubai International Airport: 15 minutes
What we love: Enjoying delightful sunset views while sipping drinks at the Terrace Bar.

8. Ritz Carlton Hotel

Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dubai marinaLocated on a white sand beach stretching for more than 300 meters in Dubai Marina, Ritz Carlton is one of the Dubai’s swankiest hotels, modeled to take after a plush Mediterranean style resort. There are 294 rooms and suites with balconies and patios offering ravishing views of the Arabian Gulf. An exquisite spa with nine treatment rooms and three private rooms and fully equipped fitness centre are among the hotel’s long list of facilities, in addition to an immaculately kept 35,000-square-meter garden. The hotel also comprises nine high-class restaurants dishing out innovative and sumptuous culinary specialties.
Location: Dubai Marina, P.O. Box 26525
Distance from Dubai International Airport: 25 minutes
What we love: Mind blowing views of surroundings from balconies and patios

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Neha Singh is a postgraduate in Mass Communications, who loves everything about life. Traveling is extremely close to her heart and writing came to her naturally. An avid trekker & explorer, who often takes off some time from her busy life for mountaineering. She loves meeting new people & gets attached to their culture very easily. Her ambition is to explore as many places as she can in her life. She strongly believes in Gandhian principle – “simple living high thinking”.