If you have the cash to splash, Dubai has some of the most luxurious (and expensive) hotels in the world. Time Out picks 10 of the best.
Time Out Dubai staff
Raffles Dubai:Not a patch on its Singaporean sister in terms of history but still pretty striking and certainly one of a kind, Raffles Dubai has already become something of an iconic building. Especially for the less tourist-heavy area it inhabits. Leave Dubai Airport and cross Garhoud Bridge and you will be presented with the giant pyramid that is the Raffles Hotel. Adjoined to the Egyptology themed Wafi mall Raffles is one of the most expensive hotels in Dubai and the pyramid’s peak is one of the city’s most exclusive clubs. Call 04 324 8888 for more information.
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bader Nov 04, 2013 11:54 am
N!N! Aug 01, 2011 08:40 am
Stayed at this hotel for 11days and it was truly fantastic. i would recommend to anyone looking to stay in dubai. Cant wait to go back.
jane Mar 21, 2011 08:58 am
Fantastic hotel. Staff first class they aim to please. Rooms and service superb. Lovely bathrooms. Food in all restaurants fantastic. They always remeber your name, likes, dislikes. Highly recommend to everyone. Stayed at least a dozen times. added bonus you can go to Royal Meridein facilites anytime you want to with free shuttle bus 7am-1am.
jane Mar 21, 2011 08:54 am
Styaed at the address. a disaster. Filthy balcony. It was our 30th wedding anniversary went club level. Got non view room. They said they would change it for 600dhs a night extra. ramadam so no afternoon tea! Restaurant poor. Would never go again. No feedback from our complaints but they did clean the filthy SMALL balcony!!! Never recommend. Not like the Grosvenor House or Royal Meridien- they always go the extra mile.