QE2

An historic luxury cruise ship, with its permanent home in Dubai
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Time Out Says

It was little over a decade ago that the historic Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship made its final journey to the Dubai coast. The past ten years have been spent restoring and renovating this incredible, world-famous liner into a top quality hotel on the coast of the Arabian Gulf.

The ship, which embarked on its maiden voyage in 1969, has been fully kitted out and restored to the glory of its heyday, for a touch of nostalgia.

The 13-deck hotel boasts 224 refurbished rooms and suites. Expect to sleep in comfy cabins, and enjoy the cosy, retro atmosphere on board.

If you’re looking to eat, book into fine dining restaurant The Queen’s Grill, a spot which has, in the past, been frequented by members of the British Royal Family. This eatery is steeped in history, and aims to “recapture the true essence of the Queen Elizabeth 2” – with a menu modelled on the original. There’s also The Yacht Club, which has been lovingly restored to its former décor. Open during the winter months, the terrace looks out over Dubai’s skyline and is ideal for a sundowner.

If you love a pub, visit The Golden Lion. There’s draught hops, live sports, pool tables and darts, so a proper pub experience is on board, too.

With plenty of other restaurants, bars and live entertainment venues, you’ll be spoilt for choice on one of the city’s, if not the world’s, most unique hotels.

05 Nov 2018

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Details

Facilities24-hour front desk, Airport transfer, Ballroom, Business centre, Currency exchange, Dry cleaning, Express check-in, Family rooms, Laundry, Meeting/banquet facilities, Non smoking
Types4 star
Show number 04 526 8888
Dubai, Deira, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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