Five-star hotels & resorts

Places to stay while in Dubai

Address Boulevard
Home to three pools and a spa with a dedicated yoga room, dining options include, The Restaurant serving “Global Bistronomy” and The Lounge.
Downtown Dubai, www.addresshotels.com (04 561 8888).

Address Dubai Mall
Arabic cuisine at Na3Na3 and international fare at Cabana, the Address Dubai Mall also offers certified personal trainers, plus a spa and wellness centre.
Downtown Dubai, www.addresshotels.com (04 438 8888).

Address Dubai Marina
Home to restaurants and bars including Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Nezesaussi Grill, plus a spa and poolside venue Shades.
Dubai Marina, www.addresshotels.com (04 436 7777).

Armani Hotel Dubai
Located within the Burj Khalifa, the hotel offers seven dining spots, including the Armani/Amal, Armani/Ristorante and Armani/Hashi, plus a pool, sun terrace and spa.
Downtown Dubai, www.armanihoteldubai.com (04 888 3888).

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
A slew of restaurants including Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara, Scape and Gold on 27 as well as Talise Spa, two pools and luxury cabanas.
Umm Sequim, www.jumeirah.com (04 301 7777).

Desert Palm Dubai
Home to restaurants Epicure and Rare, plus a cigar lounge, spa and lounge terrace overlooking the vast polo and equestrian grounds.
Al Awir Road, www.desertpalm.ae (04 323 8888).

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah
Beach Lively nightspot Ramusake and live music at Stereo Arcade, plus a further seven dining options including Copper Dog and The MAINE Oyster Bar & Grill.
JBR, www.doubletree3.hilton.com (04 453 3333).

Dusit Thani Dubai
Thai cuisine at Benjarong and Aussie import jones the grocer, plus a pool with sun deck, fitness centre and spa.
Sheikh Zayed Road, www.dusit.com (04 343 3333).

Fairmont Dubai
Nine dining choices including Catch, Bistrot Bagatelle and dining in the dark at Noire. Also home to Cirque Le Soir and Cavalli Club.
Sheikh Zayed Road, www.fairmont.com (04 332 5555).

FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Home to a vast Ottoman-inspired spa, beach club and three pools, there’s also Italian fare at Quattro Passi, Chinese at Maiden Shanghai and the casual BVLD On One.
Palm Jumeirah, www.fivehotelsandresorts.com (04 455 9999).

Four Seasons Hotel DIFC
With a glass-walled swimming pool and the popular Luna Sky Bar located on the roof terrace, there’s also the Penrose Afternoon Tea experience and antipasto at Aperitivo.
DIFC, www.fourseasons.com (04 506 0000).

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach
Award-winning restaurants including Jean-Georges, Latin American-inspired Coya and steakhouse Nusr-Et.
Jumeirah 2, www.fourseasons.com (04 270 7777).

Grosvenor House
Packed with dining and drinks options including Latin American Toro Toro, Indego by Vineet, Buddha-Bar and Rhodes W1.
Dubai Marina, www.grosvenorhouse-dubai.com (04 399 8888).

InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Home to four varied dining and drinks outlets, plus spa and conference centre with direct access to Dubai Festival City Mall.
Festival City, www.ihg.com (04 701 1111).

InterContinental Dubai Marina
Nine restaurants and bars including Marina Social, as well as a health club, spa and outdoor pool.
Dubai Marina, www.ihg.com (04 446 6777).

JA Ocean View Hotel Home to Tr!beca
and the lively Girders bar. There’s also a spa, infinity pool and gym.
Dubai Marina, www.jaresortshotels.com (04 814 5599).

Jumeirah Al Naseem
Seafood at Rockfish, craft burgers and shakes at Black Tap and Italian at Il Borro Tuscan Bistro. Access to Talise Spa within the Madinat Jumeirah.
Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com (04 366 8888).

Jumeirah Al Qasr
Home of contemporary American eatery The Hide and Spanish-inspired Al Hambra, there’s also access to the Talise Spa in Madinat Jumeirah.
Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com (04 366 8888).

Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Thirteen dining and drinks options including The Rib Room, Alfie’s and Hakkasan, plus pools, spa and a fitness centre.
Sheikh Zayed Road, www.jumeirah.com (04 330 0000).

Jumeirah Mina A’Salam
Chinese cuisine at Zheng He’s, International fare at Hanaaya and the Al Samar Lounge for afternoon tea, plus access to 50 additional restaurants in the Madinat Jumeirah.
Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com (04 366 8888).

Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah
Offering a private beach, pool and beach cabanas, plus four restaurants including Beluga Beach Restaurant and a swim-up pool bar.
Palm Jumeirah, www.kempinski.com (04 444 2000).

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates
Home to Salero Tapas & Bodega, the contemporary Arabic Olea and Noir bar, plus an infinity pool, spa and health centre.
Barsha, www.kempinski.com (04 341 0000).

Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre
Fourteen diverse dining and bar experiences situated around a large lagoon pool complex, including Sukhothai Thai restaurant and Warehouse.
Garhoud, www.lemeridien-dubai.com (04 217 0000).

Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa
Home to Rhodes Twenty10 steakhouse and Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen. There’s also sports, a spa and beach access.
Dubai Marina, www.leroyalmeridien-dubai.com (04 399 5555).

One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai
Offering a beach club, spa, hammam and wellness centre, as well as eight food and beverage outlets including Moroccan fare at Tagine and fine dining at Celebrities.
Al Sufouh Road, www.oneandonlyresorts.com (04 399 9999).

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa
Dubai Dining highlights include the Florida-inspired Key West and Asian comfort food at Nikki Privé. There’s also a lively beach club, lap pool, spa and gym.
Pearl Jumeira, www.nikkibeachhotels.com (04 376 6000).

Palace Downtown
Home to a spa, wellness centre and pool. Dining includes, Thai seafood at Thiptara, Argentinian steakhouse Asado and Al Bayt for afternoon tea.
Downtown Dubai, www.addresshotels.com (04 428 7888).

Palazzo Versace Dubai
Signature dining at Italian restaurant Vanitas, Persian cuisine at Enigma and Quincy Jones’ Q’s Bar & Lounge for live music, plus a 1,000 sq m spa, three pools and a gym.
Al Jaddaf, www.palazzoversace.ae (04 556 8888).

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
Host to Persian fare at Shabestan, Emirati cuisine with a twist at Aseelah and Japanese yakiniku dining at Sumibiya, plus a pool, gym and squash courts.
Deira, www.radissonblu.com (04 222 7171).

Renaissance Downtown Hotel
Six dining options including Bleu Blanc by celebrity chef David Myers, as well as a pool and Six Senses spa.
Downtown Dubai, www.marriott.com (04 512 5555).

Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai
Pan-Asian Novikov is one of eight dining and bar options at the Sheraton Grand. There’s also a rooftop pool, a wellness centre and spa.
Sheikh Zayed Road, www.sheratongranddubai.com (04 503 4444).

Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Polynesia meets France at Moana’s signature raw bar serving sushi, sashimi and ceviche. There are also 14 restaurants, six swimming pools, tennis courts and a spa.
Palm Jumeriah, www.accorhotels.com (04 455 6677).

Taj Dubai
Home to Asian street food-inspired Miss Tess, the lively nightspot Billionaire Mansion and gastropub The Eloquent Elephant, as well as a fitness centre and spa.
Downtown Dubai, www.taj.tajhotels.com (04 438 3100).

The St. Regis Dubai
Nine different dining and bar options including J&G Steakhouse and the Champagne Lounge, plus Iridium Spa, an outdoor pool and 24-hour gym.
Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.stregisdubai.com (04 435 5555).

The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City
Offering six varied dining and drinks options including Gastropub Cook Hall and Blinq Cocktail Lounge, in addition to a Heavenly Spa by Westin.
Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.westindubaialhabtoorcity.com (04 437 3333).

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Home to a 1,200m private beach and five pools, plus China Grill, Hunters Room & Grill steakhouse and Spice Emporium restaurants, and Oeno bar.
King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street, Al Sufouh, www.westinminaseyahi.com (04 399 4141).

W Dubai Al Habtoor City
With impressive views across the Dubai Water Canal, the W offers two restaurants including marketplace-inspired Level Seven and rooftop Wet Deck.
Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.wdubaialhabtoorcity.com (04 436 6666).

Wyndham Dubai Marina
Home to smokehouse The Blacksmith and Tuscan-inspired Alloro Ristorante, as well as a rooftop terrace with pool and spa.
Dubai Marina, www.wyndhamdubaimarina.com (04 407 8888).

Vida Downtown
Poolside cabanas and gym, plus Japanese Izakaya-style restaurant Downtown Toko, and three further dining options, including the gourmet food truck.
Downtown Dubai, www.vidahotels.com (04 428 6888).

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