Dusit Thani Dubai
Thai hospitality and business-friendly services on Sheikh Zayed Road 1 Reviews
On the Dusit Thani Dubai’s 24th floor, all the restaurants have pulled together to offer Thai, Chinese, English and Italian cuisine. Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs235 (house beverages), Dhs495 (bubbly) Timings: Noon-4pm (Friday)
Even in the architect’s imagination playground that is Dubai, the Dusit Thani stands out as a striking skyscraper. The Thai styling is designed to represent two hands in prayer or greeting and this is a theme consistent throughout the hotel. From the Asian-chic rooms to the smart sarong-wearing staff, the Dusit Thani is a slick and professional environment. Perhaps due to the location, just minutes away from Dubai’s business district, the Dusit Thani remains most popular with corporate travellers. Despite this, the nearby Dubai Mall and easy Metro access means holidaying guests are within easy reach of any of Dubai’s major attractions. Modern rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows boasting city views. Guests can work out in the well-stocked gym with its bird’s-eye city views or laze in the 36th floor open-air pool, before heading to the mini spa to beautify themselves for a night out on the town.
• The ground floor delicatessen is home to some of Dubai’s greatest sandwiches (by both meanings of the word - biggest and best), along with a good selection of salads. It is worth a visit for a snack or a full meal.
• Although just meters away from the Dubai Mall, the pedestrian route is obscured by many lanes of constant traffic so don’t even think about walking directly there. We actually think you’d be better heading the opposite direction, jumping on a Metro train and taking a single-stop ride up the road.
• The top three floors of the hotel house the Executive rooms and lounge. As well as bigger rooms, guests in this section of the hotel can expect improved services as well as complimentary offers.
• There are Italian and international restaurants in the hotel, but Thai is what the Dusit does best, so stick to Benjarong for meals.
• Make sure to visit the rooftop pool at night. The open air leisure area atop of the 36th floor of the hotel offers incredible views of Dubai’s bustling Sheik Zayed Road.By Jamie Goodwin
Time Out Dubai,
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