In this post, we have covered a few of the best hotels in Dubai. From exquisite to luxurious; there are various words that can be used as adjectives behind the names of hotels mentioned in this post.
Known for its luxurious lifestyle and the businesses that are showy and known for their excess, it is fitting that Dubai has some of the most extraordinary luxury hotels that are dedicated to ensuring guests feel special and pampered to their specific needs.
With such a wide array of hotels, it is difficult to choose the very best. We would not dare to undermine the luxury and beauty of a lot of other hotels in Dubai.
Dubai has been a hospitality industry hub in the past decade and with Dubai World Expo 2020 in the vicinity, the city is bustling with hotel job opportunities.
In a region that has developed to be the planet’s hub for splendour and extreme luxury, the emerge of newer beach hotels extends its growing name in the globe’s hospitality scene. And, from palatial resorts to iconic, designer label residencies, the human-made island will grant adventure lovers and vacationers a lengthy list to choose from.
This is our pick for the hotels that we believe are the best in Dubai. We wish to include more in our future updates to this post.
Based on service and hospitality experience, here is a list of the topmost and super luxury hotels in Dubai.
- Burj Al Arab
Boasting of one of the most incredible designs, a billowing sail extending over 1000 feet into the sky, the Burj Al Arab is a statement of unusual design and great luxury.
It is the world’s only seven-star hotel and its impressive exterior and interior is enough to wow any guest.
If that doesn’t cut it, the service consisting of butlers and receptionists and chauffeur who use a fleet of Rolls Royce to transport guests to the town.
The wide eclectic menu and opulent suites complete its luxury atmosphere.
- Five Palm Jumeirah Beach
From 2017, Dubai has opened her arms to welcome one of the ever-expanding Palm Jumeirah’s lists of high-end hotels.
The giant-sized facility that is the Viceroy Dubai now honours the panoramic Arabian Gulf through the hotel’s innovative architectural design.
The Hotel is facing a legal tussle with Viceroy after rebranding itself as FIVE Palm Jumeirah Hotel.
However, the hotel continues to amaze tourists with its decor and architecture.
And, of course, being a beachside hotel, you better book a date and make your way to enjoy the awesomeness of this amazing beach hotel in Dubai.
The Hotel is accepting bookings for its over 450 rooms. It has a host of luxury amenities to offer.
Look out for the 650 Feet beachfront and the 3 outdoor pools.
There is much more on offer.
- Armani Hotel
Occupying the first eight floors of the Burj Khalifa, it is a spectacularly designed hotel its interior décor overseen by the fashion designer, Giorgio Armani who also opened it.
Armani Hotel Dubai also features in our list of Best Hotels in the World.
- JW Marriott Marquis
This is the world’s tallest hotel and rather than the showy opulence favoured by most of Dubai’s structures, the hotel opted for an elegant look with incredibly amazing views into the sea below.
It also has several great restaurants with a wide range of mouthwatering dishes.
It is among the Tallest Hotels in the World that features among our list of astonishing hospitality facts.
- Bulgari Resort & Residences
Dubai seems to have a penchant for coming up mind-boggling structures that defy human understanding (cue the human-made islands).
And in the pricey and opulent Jumeirah Bay Island comes an ultra-luxurious, stylish hotel.
The classy Bulgari Resort & Residences sits on the seahorse-shaped island to become the 5th of the Bulgari’s hotels.
Soon to open Luxury BVLGARI Resort & Residences Dubai surely is one of the finest beach hotels in Dubai.
According to the insiders, the stylish facility will comprise 100 rooms and suites as well as 20 more villas and a marina area.
Don’t believe us, then have a look.
- Jumeirah Madinat
Jumeirah has been a name that has become somewhat synonymous with superior Hospitality in Dubai.
Jumeirah Mina A’Salam is an exceptional beach hotel in Dubai to experience. It is a boutique styled luxury hotel and a part of Jumeirah Madinat.
Why is it special? The Hotel forms a gateway to the Madinat Jumeirah and gives you easy access to over 50 world-class cafe and restaurants along with Spas.
This luxury beach resort in Jumeirah Dubai has a name that means Harbour of Peace and is truly a jewel of Dubai.
- Royal Atlantis Resort
Yet another superb beachside hotel with an insane structure has been recently opened in Palm Jumeirah.
This is going to be one of the best beach hotels in Dubai for sure in the years to come.
Royal Atlantis Resort with 800-suites and further 250 deluxe residences will challenge for space among the state’s elite hotels.
Among the amenities to expect – an infinity pool at over 90 meters off the ground and other 7-star facilities.
It will also be an excellent spot to get a panoramic view of the island.
- Nikki Beach Resort & Spa
Having opened its doors on the 20th December 2016, the beachside resort has the grandeur of a great Dubai beach hotel.
With 117 luxurious guest rooms, 63 residences and 15 villas, the newly opened facility indeed stand to its fame.
It is a fully-fledged contemporary hotel complete with restaurants, a spa, an Olympic-sized outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a gym.
- Al Maha Desert Resort
Dubai is known for its desert safaris. The experience at the Al Maha resort makes it one of the best hotels in Dubai.
This is a great desert escape that provides desert activities as well as an unmatched luxury at the same time.
With activities such as falconry, camel treks and horse riding among others with impressive suites, pools and a great menu.
Not to mention that it is one of the most luxurious hotels in Dubai.
All of these hotels are luxury 5 Star properties.
If you want to know how are these stars given and what makes 5-star hotels special, then read our Hotel Star rating guide.
- One&Only The Palm
As the name suggests, this amazing beach hotel is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and secluded beach resort in Dubai.
Expect to see a lot of green spaces.
This luxury beachside resort in Palm Jumeirah Dubai has a boutique hotel feel. With just 90 rooms and suites and grand sized villas, this hotel is grander than a boutique hotel.
Super architecture, 3 high-quality restaurants and an amazing spa add to the spectacle the beach hotel produces for its visitors.
- Kempinski Hotel Mall of Emirates
Is there a thing missing in Dubai. You might bet it’s snow. Think again.
Kempinski Hotel Mall of Emirates can help you with the sight of snow as Dubai now also has a snow resort. Amazing isn’t it?
So, as another luxury hotel, the Kempinski overlooks Ski Dubai’s ski slope on one side affording you a great view of snow in the desert or a host of impressive skyscrapers if you choose the other side of the hotel.
- Raffles Hotel
This again is one of the best hotels in Dubai due to its architecture and opulence.
This is a hotel that is Egyptian themed and offers attentive and discreet service.
Its rooms are indulgent, decorative, and spacious and come with butler service which allows the guests to feel pampered and their needs specifically and efficiently handled.
- Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Beach
This beach hotel in Dubai has an amazing rooftop bar.
From the Private beach to balconies in all rooms, there are a lot of luxury features to cherish at this amazing beach hotel in Dubai.
It is also the gardens and eateries at the Four Seasons Resort that make it one of the best new beach hotels in Dubai.
It finds itself ranked among the top 10 beach resorts in Dubai by a listing by The Telegraph.
If you are not having enough of the new and upcoming hotels in Dubai, here’s a complete list of all the upcoming hotels in Dubai over the next few years. Check the listing by Visit Dubai here to explore all new hotels that will be coming up to amaze the visitors of Dubai.
- The Ritz-Carlton Dubai
Ritz Carlton chain has all super-luxury properties. How could the chain miss out on the best hotel list in Dubai?
This a luxury hotel that has great rooms, suites, bars and swimming pools that offer a relaxing escape from the town’s hustle and bustle.
Wrapping it all up
These hotels showcase the strength of the hotel industry of Dubai.
While Dubai is growing multiple folds, Saudi Arabia is not far behind in terms of expansion. Abraj Kudai which is the world’s largest hotel has itself stationed in Saudi Arabia.
Here you go. Hope you enjoyed a quick list of the best hotels in Dubai.
These are luxurious properties that provide a hospitality experience unparalleled.
But, at a price, of course.