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Best Hotel Accommodations In Dubai

Updated on January 14, 2012


Hotels are very vital in the tourism industry globally, because they render the most crucial services to tourists, which include the provision of comfortable and secure accommodation and relaxation after daily activities. Dubai boasts the best world class hotels in the world over, with first class modern facilities and hospitality.

Emirate Holidays offers you excellent hand-picked accommodation in Dubai, with first class facilities at exotic locations. Above all, they ensure that the accommodations had been well hand-picked and inspected to suit your requirements and for your safety, even though Dubai in its entirety is a well secured city.

If you chose Emirate Holidays, then you have nothing to worry about because they make accommodation choice very easy for you with their special features of accommodation options.

With Emirate Holidays, you can chose a hotel accommodation based on any of the following options:

Select- with this option, you can select a hotel accommodation based on its standard, atmosphere, striking architecture and interior design, or the quality of the restaurants and services.

Family- with this option, you can select a hotel accommodation or resort with facilities and services that are meant specifically for families with children. It will excite you to know that most of these resorts host children’s clubs, crèches or playgrounds.

Sports- If you are a sport lover, then you have nothing to worry about because these properties are equipped with sports facilities that could include tennis or squash courts, waters sports, golf courses or horse riding.

Honeymooning- In this category, you will find hand-picked hotels and resorts recommended for their romantic location, ambience and comfort and include special features that appeal to honeymooners.

Spa- Hotels and resorts on this category are those with first class spa facilities, offering a combination of comfort, hospitality and wellness, managed by professionally trained staff.

Green- If you’re conscious of the environment, and love anything that preserves the natural structure of the Earth, then you have a choice in Dubai with Emirates Holidays. In this category, hotels and resorts that make proactive efforts to minimize their impact on the environment have been specially selected to suit your need. This includes energy saving measures, water conservation, waste management, recycling, tree-planting, creation of new green areas, protection of endangered flora and fauna, social awareness drives and sustenance of local communities through joint participation initiatives.

Al Maha Hotel Dubai
Al Maha Hotel Dubai


Al Maha Hotel: Al Maha is a luxury collection desert resort & spa, located in Dubai desert conservation reserve. The resort is just 65 kilometers from the cosmopolitan city of Dubai and 70 kilometers from Dubai International Airport. Al Maha is an oasis of luxury and enchantment where you can experience the true beauty and majesty of the desert and observe indigenous wildlife in their natural surroundings.

Accommodation ranges from individual Suites, with temperature-controlled pools, handcrafted furnishings, antiques and artefacts; or for an experience even more regal, select a Royal Suite or Emirates Suite with luxury bedrooms, expansive living areas and a beautiful private courtyard and pool. The exquisite 530-square-meter Presidential Suite is ideal for those who crave exclusivity and it offers an expansive private pool, unique water features and luxurious furnishings.

Armani Hotel Dubai

This awesome edifice is located at Burj Khalifa. With its landmark location at the iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building developed by Emaar, the elegant Armani Hotel Dubai is poised to be the most exclusive hospitality destination in the city and a new benchmark for the industry globally.

The hotel features a 160 luxurious guest rooms and suites, nine innovative restaurants, exclusive retail outlets and a serene spa. The hotel offers sweeping views of the city complemented with a harmonious and stylish lifestyle environment. Every aspect of the hotel’s design and service offerings has been designed and planned by Giorgio Armani, from the bespoke furnishings to restaurant menus and in-room amenities. To wrap it up, the Armani Hotel Dubai is another ‘home-away from-home’.

The Palace, The Old Town Hotel Dubai
The Palace, The Old Town Hotel Dubai

The Address Downtown Dubai

Located in the happening heart of Downtown Dubai, this exquisite hotel faces the iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building and offers stunning views of the Dubai Fountain, the world’s tallest performing fountain. The hotel is just 10 kilometers from Dubai International Airport and easily accessible to several of Dubai’s landmarks and key destinations.

The hotel is a magnificent architecture with an impressive 63 storey featuring 196 lavish rooms and suites. The Address Downtown Dubai takes luxury and comfort to a new level, with only the finest quality of contemporary furnishings, fabrics and bed linen in every guest room. Outstanding facilities range from complimentary wireless internet, coffee machines, flat screen televisions and i-Pool docking stations as standard, to luxuries such as outdoor terrace baths in spa Suites.

The Address Downtown Dubai Hotel offers an extensive range of gourmet experiences, modern meeting and event venues, a 24-hour club lounge and separate business lounge, a signature spa, a fully equipped fitness center, chilled pools and indulgent amenities. This hotel is only a few meters away from the important Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest and most exciting shopping centers.

The Palace – The Old Town

This amazing architecture is built on the edge of a manmade lake with the world’s tallest performing fountain and connected to Souk Al Bahar. The Palace – The Old Town is located in the heart of vibrant Downtown Dubai, opposite Burj Khalifa, and managed by The Address Hotels and Resorts, it embodies an enchanting Middle Eastern theme, rich in color and texture. Situated just 10 kilometers from Dubai International Airport and walking distance to The Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destinations, The Palace – The Old Town is part of the Old Town Island, an Arabian setting that harmoniously blends tradition and modernity.

The hotel’s 242 deluxe rooms and suites transform hospitality and comfort into an exquisite art form. Each room is well-appointed and features an array of amenities to enrich your living experience.

Revel in a plethora of gastronomic delights. The Palace, The Old Town, awarded as Dubai’s leading City Resort in 2008, provides the perfect setting for a great camaraderie with the latest in fusion dishes from around the world. One of the hotel’s signature restaurants is Asado, an Argentinean grill restaurant. Treat yourself to premium cuts of meat cooked Asador Criollo style on an open grill in the center of the restaurant. Lilting music and dance performances made for an experience like never before.

Wake up to quaint views of water taxis docking at the harbor frontage. Take a boat ride down to the Burj Khalifa, the Souk Al Bahar and an Arabian-influenced waterside shopping market. Let the healing touch of trained therapists ease away the stress of hectic urban life at The Spa- relax, refresh and rejuvenate.

Desert Palm Hotel Dubai
Desert Palm Hotel Dubai

Desert Palm Dubai

Located in the center of Dubai International City, Desert Palm Dubai Hotel is an exclusive retreat set on a private polo estate within Dubai. A shopper’s paradise, Desert Palm is just 10 minutes from the newly opened Mirdif City Center Shopping mall and 15 minutes from the world’s largest shopping destination- The Dubai Mall. This exquisite Desert Palm Dubai Hotel is only 35 kilometers away from Dubai International Airport.

As one of Dubai’s only boutique property, Desert Palm has just 35 suites and private pool villas all of which are equipped with their own pool and walled garden, Bang & Olufsen surround sound systems, fully loaded iPod, plasma screens and DVD. The Pool Villas offer separate bedroom and living area, bathroom, outdoor shower and daybed. The expansive Pool Residences are perfect for families with two bedrooms, a study which can be converted into a third bedroom, three bathrooms, fully fitted kitchen, living room, dining room, outdoor dining area, garden and private pool.

At Desert Palm Dubai, guests can also enjoy award-winning cuisine in Rare ad Epicure. Succulent cuts of meat and game can be found alongside a range of vegetarian options, line caught seafood and gourmet delights in the deli-style café next to the infinity pool.

One of the major challenges tourists do have when they arrive at Dubai, is making choice. This is not because there are limited choices as the case may be in most cities, but for the fact that there are several uncountable excellent choices to make. However, whatever your choice is concerning hotel accommodation, I want to assure you that Dubai has it all, and Emirate Holidays seem to be the best choice speaking from my own personal experience. Meanwhile, I only reviewed just a few of the numerous world class hotels in Dubai, and I promise to also review the remaining ones in due course, but for now, enjoy your holidaymaking in Dubai!


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    • accofranco profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from L Island

      @Lady_E, glad you enjoyed the hub...and thanks for stopping by. and yes, most are 5 stars, and even 6 stars, i should have indicated them too, will do that later. Thanks, and it will be nice to take a trip to Dubai, i enjoyed the city.

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      6 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks. This is very useful to know. I'm guessing all the hotels in Dubai are 5 Star....


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