By Expedia Team, on September 26, 2016

7 Amazing Dubai Luxury Hotels You’ll Want to Stay At

Dubai is now recognised as one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. A true leader in the world of luxury and wealth; Dubai is the most populous city within the United Arab Emirates. Dubai has it all, from kilometres of stunning white sand beaches to the tallest building on the planet; it really is the ultimate luxury getaway!

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, standing at 828 metres it is a momentous human achievement and has to be visited during your stay here. If you dare; there is an observation deck on the 125th floor which gives you the ultimate selfie opportunity, with an unbeatable view of the whole city below! You must also visit the spectacular Palm Jumeirah, this manmade island in the shape of a palm tree is nothing short of amazing. A short wander around the island will leave you in awe of Dubai’s impressive vision of the future.

As Dubai is famous for its luxury, it is only fitting that on your stay here you stay at the very finest hotels that the city has to offer! We have drawn up a list of the top 7 luxury hotels that Dubai has to offer.

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7) Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

If your trip to Dubai is all about getting the most relaxing experience you can buy, then The Palm is getting you pretty close to your goal! Situated on the sensational Palm Jumeirah; this resort has features that will make it very hard for you not to extend your stay.  The spa is truly a haven from both the scorching hot desert and the busy city centre. Here you can find yourself immersed deeply into an utterly calming relaxation experience; with 17 treatment rooms and therapies to cater for everyone this could quickly become your favourite place in the hotel!

There are 3 lagoon pools and an infinity swimming pool, which gives stunning views of the surrounding ocean as you settle down into relaxation mode. A feature that leaves The Palm standing out from other hotels in the area are its Over Water Villas; the only ones in Dubai and an absolute stand out experience in a city where the rare is rated very highly.

Great For: luxury, quiet escape, hotel spa, hotel pool


6) The Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton

Staying here gives you a real taste of luxury; from the 2 floodlit tennis courts to the marble bathtubs in each room, this place was built with the most elegant style in mind. With 5 large swimming pools and a fantastic choice of restaurants available to choose from, all your wants and needs are well catered for here! To top off an impressive list of amenities this hotel has to offer, they have a Bedouin tented village set up on their private beach. Here you can relax in your private tent whilst enjoying some shisha and traditional regional food.

Famed for its keenness to ensure that the hotel lives up to its 5-star rating; the staff here are extraordinarily helpful to guests and are focused on making their stay as memorable as possible. With a good number of lifeguards around the pools and interconnecting rooms available, it is worth noting the family–friendly nature of this hotel. The rooms here are furnished to an exceptional standard; with a clear penchant for gold visible in the decoration.

Great for: family, hotel pool, privacy


5) Atlantis The Palm

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Found at the very tip of Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis is one of Dubai’s most famous landmarks. The hotel’s slogan is “check into another world;” and from its iconic architecture to its bold name, the hotel is certainly a departure from the average. Atlantis has substantially more on offer than its contemporaries in terms of on-site activities… The Lost Chambers is the largest aquarium in the Middle-East and Africa, containing over 65,000 marine animals. An incredible waterpark named “Aquaventure” is situated within the grounds of the hotel and contains record breaking rides and slides!

The rooms here range from the luxury to the Imperial, with elaborate and classy furnishings throughout the building this hotel is the jewel in the crown that is Palm Jumeirah. Rooms here vary in size but all groups are catered for, from families to couples there is the ideal room waiting for you here.

Great for: Families


4) Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Offering 400 rooms in the very heart of Dubai, this hotel’s central location is one of many points which make it stand out in a city where competition between luxury hotels is extreme. When you stay here you get complimentary access to other products within the locale that the Emirates group is affiliated with; these activities include swimming, fitness centres and the famous Emirates Majilis golf course.

The Emirates Towers Hotel gives a lesson the subtle but effortlessly classy, with top quality furnishing throughout. Each room has spectacular views of the city, and even the bathrooms have a great view! With the perfect balance between space and fittings, a room here quickly feels like home.

Great for: luxury, central location, hotel pool


3) One&Only The Palm

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

The One&Only can be found on the peninsula of Palm Jumeirah and provides visitors with seclusion from the business of the city. Recognised as one of the most beautiful hotels in the world; One&Only prides itself on featuring the very best styling available, both outside and inside. With impressive gardens and equally impressive on-site fountains you will forget that Dubai is located in the midst of a desert.

To add to the notion that the hotel is a real life oasis, each room has a door opening to the private beach or the pool. The interior is designed with a mix of Moorish and Asian styles which combined with the true luxury found within the rooms helps form a feeling of exclusivity for this grand hotel.

Great for: luxury, privacy, hotel pool

2) Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Pleasure is the forte of this establishment, with 42 spa treatment rooms and the supreme infinity pool luxury relaxation has found a home at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. When you first look at the impressive building you see a fantastical Ottoman Villa, at every turn you will be greeted with awe-inspiring realisations of the splendour of this palace.

With 11 restaurants, a shopping arcade and an impeccably classy bar; any activities you might crave are fully catered for here. The rooms on offer vary from the special to the exceptional, and if you are craving luxury in Dubai then your choice is clear; the Royal Residences on offer at the Zabeel Saray offer unparalleled luxury here, and will leave you feeling utterly inspired.


Great for: hotel spa, luxury, those wanting to impress


1) Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab

This hotel surely needs no introduction as its name has been on the tips of most of the world for years; Burj Al Arab is the  4th tallest building on the planet and has received much attention throughout the World; it is commonly referred to as a 7-star hotel. Incredible architecture aside, the interior of this hotel is just as jaw dropping. Luxurious Arabian themed rooms feature subtle touches to complement the brightly coloured bedding and drapes fostering a warm and cosy atmosphere while you bask in what many call the best view in Dubai.

If the 4 swimming pools, 9 renowned restaurants and the respected spa do not impress then perhaps having the ability to land your helicopter on the conveniently located helipad will win you over! Quite simply, there is no other hotel like this; if you have the chance, you must stay here.

Great for: luxury, iconic, first experience of Dubai


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