La Ville Hotel & Suites, City Walk
Marriott International’s Autograph Collection Hotels, opens up a boutique property in one of Dubai’s freshest shopping precincts, City Walk II. The property’s theme reflects the urban luxury motif of the entire retail district and contains a terrace with wonderful views of Dubai’s famous skyline. Like many of Dubai’s five-star properties, La Ville emphasises its food and beverage outlets, boasting of three restaurants, a lobby café, and a rooftop lounge with a focus on dining options for any mood and thoughtfully sourced products.
Jumeirah Al Naseem
For those who like the best of the beach and the city, the Jumeirah Al Naseem occupies a prized location between Mina A'Salam hotel and the iconic Burj Al Arab. As an added bonus, it connects to the wider Madinat Jumeirah resort area, enabling guests to use a vast array of facilities.
Upon its opening in October 2016, The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City marked a milestone for the city of Dubai of achieving 100,000 hotel rooms. This five-star hotel is the latest addition to Dubai’s vibrant Downtown District. The art-deco hotel includes one of Westin’s famous Heavenly Spas and a kid’s club, offering something for travellers of all ages. Offering a plethora of international restaurant and lounge options from modern international eats to traditional Middle Eastern fare, this hotel caters to a variety of tastes.
St. Regis Hotel
Opened in November 2015, St. Regis is one of a few new hotels to pop up in Downtown Dubai. The integrated urban resort comprises rooftop pools, renowned restaurants and a spa—the interiors of which take inspiration from beaux-arts architecture of the original St. Regis in New York.
From world-class to wondrous, the W Hotel Al Habtoor City is truly one above the rest when it comes to pushing the boundaries in hospitality. Clean lines and cutting edge design provides the backdrop to spectacular service. The staff are as hip as the hotel and will go above and beyond to make your stay the best it can possibly be. Comfort takes the form of hi-tech conveniences – while reception takes the 30th floor – yes, reception is up high, so you can admire the panoramic views while you check in. Guests even get the inside track to the latest and coolest happening around the city with the ‘W Insider’ service. This is truly where trendsetters can feel at home.
The latest option for chic young travellers visiting Dubai is the Nikki Beach Resort & Spa. This exclusive enclave in the new locale of Pearl Jumeira is a collection of ultra-deluxe villas, suites and residences right on the shoreline of the Arabian Gulf. The resort’s signature restaurant Satine offers fine dining with a view over the pool while more casual dining is on offer right on the beach. It’s the perfect place to splash out with a group of friends or your family.
Travellers looking for a hotel with a difference should check out the new Rove Downtown. With 420 rooms over 14 floors, this mid-scale hotel is all about design and value, boasting late 2pm check-outs, free WiFi and 24-hour gym. Situated between The Dubai Mall and DIFC, it’s ideal for both business and leisure, and features such as self-check in, luggage lockers and a 24-hour laundromat make life on the go as easy as possible.
Set just off of Dubai Creek, Palazzo Versace is the city’s newest fashion brand hotel. With a palatial entrance, high ceilings and landscaped gardens, the hotel adds a classical architectural masterpiece to the emirate’s otherwise modernist cityscape. All furnishing and fabric in the rooms are, of course, impeccably crafted by the House of Versace. The hotel is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the Dubai Canal.
The much loved Four Seasons Resort at Jumeirah Beach has been joined by a sister property in the city, Four Seasons DIFC. The hotel is a prime choice for business and leisure travellers, who want close proximity to Downtown Dubai’s shopping, dining and must-see attractions.
Luxury and hospitality come to Business Bay in new German hotel, The Steigenberger. This five-star property features 365 guestrooms and suites, three exquisite dining options that serve authentic dishes, and a state-of-the-art fitness centre—all designed with the cosmopolitan traveller in mind.
The Ibis Styles Hotel has been opened for the comfort of shoppers frequenting the adjacent Dragon Mart Mall. With 251 modern rooms and three international restaurants, this seven-storey establishment is the ideal choice for those interested in a fuss-free stay in the city.
Location is the main draw in this second largest Hilton Garden Inn in the world. Mere minutes away from the Mall of the Emirates and well connected to all major leisure attractions in the city, it houses a 24-hour gym, pavilion pantry and meeting space making it perfect for combining business and pleasure.