• 1

Time Out Says

There are several beachfront hotels along the trendy district of Jumeirah Beach Residence, ranging from the Ritz Carlton to the older Hilton and Sheraton, all of which are found along The Walk, Dubai’s cafe-laden oceanfront promenade. The Amwaj Rotana, while lacking its own private beach, still manages to compete through its enviable laid-back approach and impressive facilities. The rooms boast some of the best sea views in Dubai, stretching from the Marina entrance to the mighty Burj Al Arab, and the restaurants – Italian, Rosso, in particular – are worthy of a visit, regardless of whether you’re a guest or not. It’s worth noting that The Walk’s notorious weekend traffic – the sound of revving Ferraris, in particular – can be incredibly noisy come the weekend, especially if you are located on the lower floors. The slow lifts might also drive you to distraction, but Amwaj is still one of the best value for money options in the Marina.

The essentials
• Work out in the fully-equipped gym and fitness centre or swim laps in the temperature-controlled outdoor pool.

• Try Italian at Rosso or international eats in Horizon. Ladies get two free drinks every single night of the week at the former.

• Whatever you do, don’t miss out on dining at Benihana, offering steaks, seafood and sushi on the menu.

• The Atrium lobby lounge cafe and Sundeck pool bar are good for light snacks and drinks.

• Amwaj Rotana is near to Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall and Jumeirah Beach.

By Time Out Dubai Staff  | 10 Jul 2011

Be the first to get all the latest Dubai news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.


Facilities24-hour front desk, Airport transfer, Babysitting, Ballroom, Business centre, Car rental, Currency exchange, Disabled access, Family rooms, Laundry, Room service, Souvenirs/Gift shop, Tour desk, VIP room facilities
Types5 star
Show number 04 428 2000
Dubai, Dubai Marina, The Walk - Al Sayorah St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Recommended for you in Hotels

Dubai's Atlantis The Palm offering free PCR COVID-19 tests to guests

To international travellers who stay five nights or more

Radisson Hotels launch top restaurant deals across Dubai

Sponsored: Buy one, get one free brunches, two for one main courses and more…

La Ville Hotel & Suites launches special staycation and pool day passes

Sponsored: Escape the heat, not the city with these brilliant deals

Amazing things to do at Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah

Sponsored: From special summer staycation deals to a relaxing pool and beach day

Why you need to visit W Dubai - The Palm this summer

Sponsored: Ladies’ night, pool and spa day deals and more

The best summer all-inclusive staycation deals in the UAE

Hotel stay offers with food, drinks and entertainment included