There are several luxury hotels in Dubai. It almost goes without saying that the accommodations and the service are five star and the food is outstanding. Some of the most expensive hotels are: the Dar Al Masyaf at Madinat Jumeirah, the Mina A’ Salam at Madinat Jumeirah, the Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah and the Grosvenor House West Marina Beach. Some of the other favorite places to stay are the Taj Palace Hotel, Le Meridien Residence Deira and the Dream Palace Hotel.
The Burj Al Arab, which is designed like a billowing sail, is over 321 meters tall and dominates the Dubai skyline. It sits on the Dubai coastline and is known for its excellence. A chauffer driven Rolls Royce greets you at the airport and the private check-in and all-suite accommodations with a reception desk and butler service on every floor make the Burj Al Arab the most impressive and the most expensive hotel in the world.
Burj Al Arab
Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai
The unique and luxurious Burj Al Arab offers the finest in facilities, location, services, and design. It dominates the Dubai coastline with its recognisable shape of a billowing sail.
With chauffeur driven Rolls Royce cars, discreet in-suite check-in, private reception desk on every floor, and highly trained butlers who provide around-the-clock attention, you can be assured of a highly personalised service throughout your stay.
Burj Al Arab does not have rooms; it has 202 suites, each one arranged over two floors with floor-to-ceiling windows offering breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf.
Hotel Rooms: 202. Hotel Chain: Jumeirah.
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Atlantis is the majestic focal point of Palm Jumeirah, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity.
From the moment of arrival, you’re immersed in a dazzling world of imagination, pleasure and luxury. The resort offers relaxation and thrills for couples and families alike, including a landmark hotel, unique marine habitats, an exhilarating water park, pristine white beaches, world-class cuisine, indulgent spa and cosmopolitan boutiques. To stay or visit is to live out your dreams amidst warm Arabian seas.
Hotel Rooms: 1539.
Oasis Beach Tower Apartments
Al Sufouh Road, Dubai
The luxurious Oasis Beach Tower Apartments is situated directly on Jumeirah beach in the Dubai Marina. The elegant and modern apartments offer beautiful panoramic sea views. Wireless internet is available free of charge.
Enjoy the beautiful location, the comfortable and well-decorated apartments, and the outdoor swimming pool.
The Oasis Beach Tower Apartments is close to the city's business and shopping areas. Free parking is available on site.
Hotel Rooms: 180.
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
The Metropolitan Hotel is located in the heart of the commercial area of Sheikh Zayed Road. Close to the World Trade Centre, it has easy access to Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone, Media and Internet Cities.
The hotel is a short drive from Safa Park and the golden beaches of the Arabian Gulf. A 5-minute drive will take guests to the Burj Dubai and the Dubai Mall.
The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to Mall of the Emirates and Dubai International Airport (on a fixed schedule). Facilities include a large outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar, well-equipped gym, multiplex cinema showing the latest films, and several shops.
The facilities of the beautiful rooms include individually controlled air conditioning, private bathroom with shower, international direct dial phone, sofa, high-speed internet access, express laundry service, 24-hour Room Service, cable TV with 51 international channels, and tea and coffee making facilities.
Metropolitan Hotel offers a great variety of restaurants serving excellent Chinese, Italian, Indian, Thai and continental cuisines.
Hotel Rooms: 255. Hotel Chain: Habtoor Hotels.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
Baniyas Road, Dubai
Located in the heart of Dubai’s bustling business district Deira, the Radisson Blu Hotel occupies a prime position overlooking the Creek.
This fantastic 5-star hotel offers 276 rooms and suites of the highest quality. Each luxurious room offers stunning views over Dubai’s famous creek from their private, furnished balconies.
Guests can enjoy conveniences such as a daily newspaper, free high-speed internet access and fresh fruit and water in their rooms.
The Radisson Blu offers an impressive selection of food and beverage options to its guests. A lunch or dinner cruise aboard the hotel’s very own dhow (traditional Arabic boat) is highly recommended.
Recreational facilities at the hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, a floodlit tennis court, squash courts, and a wellness centre with sauna, plunge pool and massage facilities.
There are numerous attractions within easy reach of the Radisson Dubai Deira Creek. These include the Deira City Centre Mall, the gold and spice Souks, and the Dubai Museum.
Hotel Rooms: 276. Hotel Chain: Radisson BLU.
Lotus Grand Hotel Apartments
Near the Labour Office, Abu Hail, Hor Al Anz East, Dubai
The elegant hotel apartments offer space, cleanliness and good design. A long list of facilities includes conference rooms, a shopping arcade, a rooftop swimming pool, barbecue area for the family, 24-hour medical service (on call), and a children’s play area. Babysitting service is available. BiteRite serves a wide choice of dishes and offers diet-controlled menus.
Lotus Grand Hotel Apartment is located 3 km from Dubai International Airport and about a 15-minute drive to the World Trade Centre, Dubai Creek, the famous gold souks, the shopping centre and the many golf clubs around the city.
Hotel Rooms: 130.
BurJuman Arjaan - Dubai
World Trade Centre Road, Dubai
With direct access to Dubai's famous BurJuman Mall, the BurJuman Arjaan - Dubai is an apart-hotel offering spacious and modern apartment-style suites on an ideal city location.
The BurJuman Arjaan - Dubai has its own on-site restaurant which offers an international menu, both buffet style and à la carte.
Recreational facilities at the hotel include a temperature controlled rooftop swimming pool with children's area and a fitness centre complete with gym, free exercise classes, spa, sauna and relaxation area.
The Burjuman Arjaan is situated a 5-minute drive from the Dubai World Trade Centre and the Convention Centre. Jebel Ali Free Zone, Internet City and Media City are also a short drive away.
Hotel Rooms: 148. Hotel Chain: Rotana.
Golden Sands Hotel Apartments
Behind Mankhool Street, Dubai
With a central location in Bur Dubai, Golden Sands Hotel Apartments is convenient for the city's main business and commercial districts as well as many of the major shopping centres.
Near to the beach, guests can choose from open-plan studio style accommodation to large 2-room studios and 2 or 3-bedroom apartments. The accommodation is housed in different apartment blocks, but all in the same area.
All accommodation has a fully-equipped kitchen, and daily housekeeping is provided.
The Golden Sands Hotel Apartments has a 24-hour restaurant and 24-hour room service. Guests can also make use of the excellent facilities which include tennis courts, squash court, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a gym.
Hotel Rooms: 600.