Want to be close to Dubai’s most delectable restaurants and experience the finest of everything the emirate has to offer? We’re here to help.

Known for its unending list of sophisticated activities such as afternoon teas, pool days, and fine-dining meals, there’s enough and more to enjoy with your loved ones as long as you stay at the right property.

Emirates Woman has created a guide with all the hotels to book on your next visit.

25 Hours

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind property, this hotel is definitely one to stay at. With a nomadic touch, each element is carefully curated for guests to take a trip around the world. From co-working spaces to a creative studio designed for visitors to record their own podcasts this hotel is filled with a host of eclectic activities to ensure visitors are occupied all day long. With unrivalled views of the Museum of the Future from the pool, this hotel stay is all set to be a memorable one for all those who visit. Alongside the stay, in-house guests can even rent bikes or a Mini Cooper to experience Dubai without any added hassle.

To make a booking visit 25hours-hotels.com

Me Dubai


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Designed by Zaha Hadid, this architectural icon is known for its contemporary feel and a host of luxurious experiences. Home to an array of sophisticated fine-dining havens such as Roka, Basko and The Maine, this property is part of The Opus by Omniyat and is situated in a prime location next to the Burj Khalifa. If you’re looking to unwind, the hotel offers a premium rooftop pool with unending views of Dubai with the spa being the perfect place to relax.

To make a booking visit melia.com

Address Sky Views

Another refined property to add to your list is Address Sky Views. By taking sightseeing to new heights, this property is also offering a new view of Dubai with its Sky View Observatory which gives visitors an unforgettable experience. There’s also fine-dining spots right on the property such as Amelia Restaurant and Lounge, CÉ LA VI, Lucia’s and more. To take a break, guests can enjoy sun dips at the pool with an Insta-worthy view of Dubai’s skyline.

To make a booking visit addresshotels.com

Anantara Downtown

Situated in the heart of Downtown, this luxe property is an elegant sanctuary with pristine views of Dubai’s skyline. With 252 luxurious rooms and suites, the hotel has direct views of Burj Khalifa. Situated close to Dubai Mall, visitors have access to the Dubai fountain which is one of the leading attractions in the emirate. With exquisite gourmet experience and tranquil moments at this Thai-inspired hotel, guests can stay in style.

To make a booking visit Anantara.com

Palace Downtown

This palatial oasis is a harmonious blend of Middle Eastern heritage and contemporary Dubai. The Palace is a striking symbol of modernity at the heart of a traditional Arabian village, with a backdrop of two iconic structures, the Dubai Fountain and the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa. Visitors can soak up the sun at the palm-fringed pool and opt for a plush chaise lounge or seek refuge from the heat in a traditional Arabian tent. With expert therapists on-hand to ensure guests reach the utmost relaxation and rejuvenation at the property’s house spa.

To make a booking visit addresshotels.com

Waldorf Astoria, DIFC

For an urban luxury retreat, this property elegantly brings the heritage of New York to Dubai. If you’re looking for a city hotel, this is the perfect option with exceptional service and state-of-the-art facilities. With fine-dining restaurants such as Bull & Bear, and The Artisan, this hotel lies at the epitome of luxury in the heart of Dubai. Situated close to all the world-class activities in Dubai such as the Museum of the Future and Dubai Mall, there’s plenty to do within the vicinity.

To make a booking visit hilton.com

SLS Dubai & Residences

Designed by Philippe Starck, this luxe property is created with fine attention to detail. With breathtaking views from the 75-story rooftop deck, this hotel offers unobstructed views of the world’s tallest building, including Dubai Creek. Brimming with character, this coveted address compromises of 254 expertly designed hotel rooms boasting spacious terraces and balconies. For an exquisite dining experience, there are a host of restaurants including the award-winning Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant Filia, Carna By Dario Cecchini, and S Bar for an eclectic bar experience.

To make a booking visit sbe.com

Hyde Hotel


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For a relaxed state of mind, this hideaway destination presents a new kind of bespoke hospitality with an authentic experience. With over 277 spacious rooms and suites, guests have access to private balconies and are equipped with in-room luxurious amenities. When it comes to dining, the hotel offers three incredible concepts including the Mediterranean restaurant Cleo, a Japanese haven Katsuya and an exclusive speakeasy experience with hand-crafted burgers at Hudson Tavern.

To make a booking visit hydehotels.com

Mandarin Oriental, Jumeira

With a pristine oceanfront setting, this urban resort has access to a host of alfresco facilities while still being nearby Downtown Dubai. For the ultimate pool day, this unforgettable getaway offers VIP cabanas and beach beds overlooking panoramic views of the emirate’s skyline. Now home to an exclusive pop-up concept store, K.I.N.D by M.O, in-house guests and visitors can shop at this sustainable shop that cares about our planet and gives back. For the ultimate wellness escape, guests have access to spa facilities that include both couple massages and other rejuvenating hammam treatments and massages.

To make a booking visit mandarinoreiental.com

The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC

Residing at one of the most happening places in Dubai, this expansive property is surrounded by restaurants, nightlife, and a host of attractions. With five-star amenities on board, this hotel is tastefully designed for the ultimate staycation. For a chic botanical experience, Flair 5 ensures an unforgettable experience as the DJ spins a chilled soundtrack each evening. Taking it back a notch to the 1920s the European café, Café Belge serves a series of innovative dishes with fresh seafood and Belgian dishes.

To make a booking visit ritzcarlton.com

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