Dubai, the capital of the Emirate of Dubai and the largest and still the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai has 3.1 million inhabitants. It can rightly be called a world city because of the diverse cultures that live harmoniously together here, the well-known financial part and the tourist sector. In Dubai literally everything is beautiful, big and nothing is impossible there. The city has beautiful luxury hotels and various beach clubs, but you can also go here for a stroll and to eat in the local Souk. It is a very safe city and you will be amazed again and again. Although Dubai was better known as a luxury destination in the past, due to the increased tourism it is now certainly interesting for any traveler with a budget.
Today I will take you to the most special hotels in this popular destination. Below you can read 6 tips for the nicest and most special hotels in Dubai to dream away with. Don’t be put off by the special luxury image, even low budget you can stay in Dubai in nice and cheap hostels within walking distance of the beach and center.
Most special hotels in Dubai
In Dubai everything is mega and overwhelming. The whole city exudes elegance and luxury. In Dubai you can spend the night in the highest hotel in the world, in a reconstructed palace with its own private beach, or imagine yourself in an Oriental atmosphere in the 1001 night hotel. Perhaps this is not your ‘normal’ way of traveling, but to be honest, it is of course wonderful to be able to dream away at these beautiful hotels. And why not experience a special experience and just book a night of total luxury! Undoubtedly this is an unforgettable travel experience.
The tallest hotel in the world is located in Dubai – do you dare to sleep at a height of 350 meters?
The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai is no less than 354 meters high, making it the tallest hotel in the world. The rooms are spread over 2 identical iconic towers and offer no less than 15 award-winning restaurants, bars, lounges and a Spa & Health Club. The hotel is perfectly located for leisure travelers, between the various shops of the Dubai Mall and the Mall of the Emirates, next to the Business Bay metro station and in a fantastic location next to the new Dubai Water Canal. Additional features at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai include free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.
The 1,608 luxury rooms and accommodations all have a unique design and contemporary furnishings. From the Vault Bar, located on the top floor, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Dubai skyline while sipping a cocktail.
I stayed one night in this hotel myself and thought it was an experience. The hotel is huge, yet it exudes a pleasant and elegant atmosphere. Definitely recommended if you want to spend the night in a special hotel in a nice location in the middle of the city.
Staying in the “lost city of Atlantis”
The beautiful hotel located on Palm Island has the theme of the sunken city “Atlantis”. No expense or effort has been spared with this. This is an absolute dream location where you can find everything your heart desires. For a (small) surcharge you even have a private butler at your disposal in your own room.
The 5-star Atlantis The Palm Dubai is located at the front of the island of Palm Jumeirah and has a gigantic private beach and fantastic views over the adjacent sea. The hotel has its own underwater aquarium, you can even swim with dolphins here and you have free access to the Aquaventure water park & the Lost Chambers Aquarium during your stay. All rooms are decorated in Arabian style or inspired by the ocean and feature a balcony with a perfect view. Some hotel rooms have a beautiful large private terrace with a panoramic view of the Palm or an extra large whirlpool bath in the middle of the bathroom.
The hotel has an extensive entertainment program, its own 4-lane bowling alley, state-of-the-art golf machine and several swimming pools. This hotel offers many of the best luxury boutiques and shops in the world, so you can find everything you need during your vacation. From the hotel you can even take a spectacular 15-minute helicopter flight over Dubai. It takes 20 minutes by car to the famous Mall of the Emirates and a 25-minute drive to the iconic Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Mall. Definitely a once in a lifetime travel experience!
Beautiful modern architectural hotel on Palm Island
Known for beautiful contemporary architectural design, Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai offers a unique friendly service to its guests. The hotel has its own private beach and no fewer than 5 outdoor swimming pools. The hotel has 470 spacious rooms and suites, which are spread over 16 floors. The hotel rooms have breathtaking views over the Arabian Gulf and are beautifully decorated in a simple yet elegant style, with beautiful accents throughout. The Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai is an extraordinary landmark on the impressive island of Palm Jumeirah right off the coast of Dubai. The hotel is well-located for the city’s many different tourist sites and attractions. The resort is easily accessible from Dubai International Airport. Guests rate this accommodation with a whopping 8.8.
Staying in a palace with a beautiful view of the sea
The Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai is located on the western crescent of Palm Jumeirah Island. The hotel features a white private beach of approximately 500 meters, an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the city, and 8 different themed restaurants. All elegant rooms are fully equipped.
Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai is located just under 4 kilometers from the Aquaventure water park, 18 kilometers from the Mall of the Emirates and 30 kilometers from the Burj Khalifa. Dubai International Airport is located 40 kilometers from the hotel. The hotel is rated by guests with a nice 9.0
1001 night hotels and Arabian luxury
Staying in a magical atmosphere and with a private butler – ”like in a fairytale“
Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf’s intimate and exquisite summer homes are set amid exceptionally peaceful gardens, exclusive swimming pools and a private beach right on the resort. The hotel offers elegant and spacious rooms in pretty courtyards. The summer houses have a beautiful design with various high-tech bedroom facilities and very large terraces overlooking the rustic canals. All rooms are furnished with authentic Arabic furniture and have a very luxurious bathroom. There is also a golf course, kids club, own theater, private beach, tennis court, and several water sports facilities. There is a dizzying choice of restaurants and over 40 world-class bars and lounges, each with its own theme. Whether you’re ready for a fantastic Thai night or want to sample some of the best cocktails in the country, Madinat Jumeirah will make all your dreams come true.
Dubai Airport is just under 25 minutes from the hotel and the property offers a free shuttle service to Wild Wadi and Jumeirah Beach Hotel. This hotel has been rated with no less than a 9.2!
Hotel tip! This hotel is very affordable and perfectly located between old city and modern Dubai. The Al Seef Heritage Hotel is ideally located in the Bur Dubai district on the Dubai Creek and within walking distance of the Souk, where you can still experience the authentic Dubai. This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour reception, room service and free WiFi. The property is non-smoking and is located 1.1 km from the Grand Mosque.
All hotel rooms are equipped with their own air conditioning, flat screen TV, refrigerator, kettle, hair dryer and a wardrobe. Furthermore, each room of the hotel has its own spacious bathroom. At the Al Seef Heritage Hotel you can enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, included in the room price. With a score of 9.2, this hotel is one of the top picks in Dubai
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