Among the skyscrapers that defy gravity and stunning desert landscapes, Dubai is a magnificent capital, blending past and present for an exciting electricity effect and delivering something for everyone. You can enjoy the shopping experience at The Dubai Mall, the world's second largest shopping mall, which features an aquarium, ice skating rink and the Dubai Fountain, or a gold deal at the Gold Souk, a traditional market of over 300 gold traders. You can see the city skyline from the 148th floor of Burj Khalifa, the tallest building on earth, and explore the Palm Jumeirah, an artificial archipelago featuring a water park and dolphin habitats. Escape from the heat at Ski Dubai Indoor Ski Resort or soak up the sun on Dubai's beaches. Synonymous with world-class hotels and resorts, Dubai is also a luxury traveler's dream. Here's a recommendation of the best hotels in Dubai to visit.
Burj Al ArabBurj Al Arab is the most expensive luxury hotel on this list and this place is well deserved. The uniqueness of this hotel is evident from the very first moment it closes its eyes as it is built in the form of a huge sail that rises over a thousand feet in the sky. To this end, the hotel was created on a man-made island, which is only connected to the mainland by a bridge. It is a wonderful work in modern architecture. During the night, the hotel shines in different colours hesitate in a sail-like structure in the hotel. This sense of luxury is well executed in the interior too, where the atrium on both sides is surrounded by towering golden pillars. The suites feature elaborate marble and gold steps, and the beds are placed on rotating bases so you can enjoy a 360 degree view of the city. In terms of location, it is located 15 km and 25 km from downtown Dubai and the airport, respectively. However, it features other attractions in the vicinity, such as Wild Wadi Waterpark, just outside it and Madinat Jumeirah, a one-stop dining and entertainment complex.
One&Only The Palm DubaiLocated in the western part of the Palm Island, this boutique hotel is ideal for those who appreciate absolute beauty and charm, but also enjoy tranquility. It is considered one of the best hotels in Dubai. You can travel to Dubai Home via a taxi that takes about 30 minutes. However, the local inconvenience is worth it when you take into account the unobstructed view of Dubai Marina and the waterfront at Jumeirah Beach Residence, which is offered only to residents of this luxury hotel. The hotel prefers a coloured sandstone panel designed on Moorish and Andalusian styles, with plenty of sharp geometric patterns in the design, along with extravagant fountains, wings, and other similar features. Despite the enormous grandeur of this hotel, it resembles a boutique hotel with only 90 rooms and four additional villas surrounded by lush greenery. However, all these rooms are some of the largest rooms offered by any luxury hotel throughout Dubai. All rooms, without exception, have private balconies and terraces, and suites come with their own plunge pools. The rooms are decorated in cream and bronze colours along with a rich dark wood aesthetic. Bathrooms are tiled with marble from Italy and Spain, and feature separate installments for a rain shower, free standing bathroom and luxury toiletries. The hotel also has a gourmet French restaurant with carefully selected staff from some of the leading Michelin Starred restaurants in Paris.
Atlantis The PalmAtlantis, in the centre of The Palm, is a place special enough to be a tourist attraction in itself. As the name implies, the hotel is built along the legendary lost underwater city, and as such the hotel's overall colour palette consists of blue and green blues. Connected to the hotel, Royal Bridge Suite is one of the most popular suites across Dubai. Even the interior design of the hotel has been designed in keeping with the general idea, with lights that look like oysters and clams, shell-patterned rugs and door knobs that look like fish. Some guests find this decor charming, while others may also find it an exaggeration, depending on your personal aesthetic sense. Obviously it is one of the best hotels in Dubai.
The Palace Downtown DubaiThis luxury hotel is located in one of the newest neighborhoods in Dubai, although it is fondly called the 'Old Town'. It is well connected, with major sights such as The Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa within walking distance. The overall aesthetic sensation of the hotel is minimal and modern, but it features a few oriental and Middle Eastern in the form of ornaments that appear in the lobby and galleries. The rooms are completely modern and feature large flat-screen TVs and free WiFi connections.
Armani Hotel DubaiThis world-famous luxury designed hotel is located in the heart of Dubai's cultural heart - Burj Khalifa. The boutique hotel occupies several floors in the iconic building and is well connected to the Dubai Mall. Its views can look over attractions such as Dubai Fountain, Dubai Opera House and Souk Al Bahar. If you want to have fun in a particularly trendy neighbourhood, you can easily reach Mohammed Bin Rashid Street, the main venue for trendy cafes and restaurants and some of the fabulous luxury cars. The hotel was designed by Giorgio Armani himself, and as such it is usually elegant and simple. The design of the hotel features bright lighting, natural and neutral shades and clean lines, all adding to the charming and gracious aura of the hotel. The designs feature Eramosa marble floors and flower arrangements are prohibited from displaying more than two colours in one vase. All guests are also given their own "lifestyle managers", which is really a more sophisticated way of saying Butler. This can make your stay in Dubai quite meaningful and trust that your lifestyle manager will take care of all your needs even before you think about them. Additional amenities include an arrow pool, a sun terrace, a luxury spa, and soothing continuing music that helps reduce the sound of the ongoing building that is now just a white noise on Dubai.