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The best hotels in Dubai as chosen by Travel Counsellors customers
The ‘city of gold’ is known for its extravagant, affluent style and beautiful views, and many of our customers have had incredible experiences there. Home to some of the most luxurious hotels in the world, Dubai never fails to impress, so here is a collection of Dubai hotels that are rated highly among Travel Counsellor customers.
One&Only Royal Mirage – The Palace
The first-built of three properties sharing this vast resort in its plum position on Jumeirah Beach (the others are the opulent Arabian Court and the boutique Residence & Spa), the grand, Moorish-inspired Palace is a Dubai landmark, with chic contemporary Arabic rooms and suites and four restaurants including a sleek beach lounge.
“Beautiful hotel with excellent service. staff at the hotel are amazing and extremely friendly. Its also great for kids and very safe. I highly recommend this hotel.”
Caroline, Travel Counsellors’ customer
Nestled on a private beach, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai offers seclusion and five-star luxury, accompanied by an inimitable sense of place. This beachfront getaway is designed to emulate the low-rise buildings of the Mediterranean. The luxury resort features a wealth of culinary experiences, leisure facilities, Ritz Kids Club and a spa with an outdoor lap pool, hot and cold plunge pools and a state-of-the-art gym.
“This is a family friendly resort in a beautiful neighborhood of Jumeirah Beach Residence, a prime real estate location by the beach overlooking the Ain Dubai Wheel. The hotel was built on what was before a port for pearl diving and the architecture of the building depicts fascinating facts about its past and and Middle Eastern history perfectly blending in with the Spanish architecture. This resort offers a great location for weddings on its outdoor lawn by the beach overlooking the Ain Dubai. There are lots of combinations available for interconnecting rooms. Club Room category is highly recommended for this resort with its additional benefits.”
Varsha, Travel Counsellors’ customer
Grosvenor House Luxury Collection Hotel
Sharing facilities with its nearby sister hotel Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, including a private beach, several pools and tennis courts, this Luxury Collection Hotel in the cosmopolitan heart of Dubai Marina is right on hand for the city’s top entertainment and shopping malls and for its financial districts. You’re also close to a skydive centre for thrilling adventures over the city.
“This hotel is stylish and spacious. It is evident that the General Manager and team pay attention to detail. The hotel team are friendly and knowledgeable and keen to ensure that guests are happy. We were upgraded to a suite which was contemporary in style, exceptionally clean and comfortable. The food was exceptional and plentiful, the dining area and restaurants were a pleasure to spend time in. The team in the dining areas were attentive and efficient.”
Tracey, Travel Counsellors’ customer
Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
On the beachfront with glorious Arabian Gulf views and expansive gardens, Le Royal Méridien offers sleek contemporary decor, three swimming pools, a kids’ club, and an array of top-notch restaurants and bars. The stylish accommodation is divided across three buildings, with options in the Royal Club Tower Building coming with butler service and access to an exclusive lounge with a dedicated outdoor space and evening bar service. There’s also an alluring three-storey Roman-themed spa with holistic treatments.
“Hotel is beautiful, staff can’t do enough for you, food is excellent in all the restaurants There are many places to eat as well and will cater for any special diets .Rooms in the tower have just had a refurb and look great, Pools are amazing and 2 have swim up bars. Beach is amazing to and they have buggies to take you there Everywhere wheelchair friendly ,great place for everyone. There’s also lots to do nearby and lots of easy ways to travel. The hotel will also book trips etc. for you”
Karen, Travel Counsellors’ customer
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai
The resort was aesthetically inspired by the Ottoman era and includes elegant rooms, lavish suites and Royal Residence villas with hand-painted interiors and crafted marble, the latter boasting up to five bedrooms –making them perfect for holidays reconnecting with family or friends and for multigenerational breaks. Junior guests can meet new friends in the Sinbad’s Kids Club with its water park plus activities for different age groups, ranging from rock-climbing to cinema screenings and cookery lessons.
“Fantastic hotel where nothing is too much trouble. You feel special from the moment you arrive. Great facilities including an award winning Spa. Dining is amazing as you have access to the flavours of Jumeirah which enables you to dine in any of the other hotels in the chain.”
Karen, Travel Counsellors’ customer
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