With year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches, intriguing deserts, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, booming business community, and captivating heritage attractions, Dubai receives millions of visitors each year from around the world. No matter how much you travel, whatever the purpose is - luxury, business, pleasure or adventure, Dubai offers a true opulence to its travelers. In fact, the vibrant city has become the personification of luxury itself. But you don't need to burn a hole in your pocket on vacation, as there are several budget hotels in Dubai along with luxury hotels, which pamper guests with tony rooms, refined international food and extra-special amenities.
Here’s a list of top 5 hotels in Dubai that you should pick and book for your next trip:
1. Burj Al Arab
Right from the first glance, The Burj Al Arab is a knockout with an extraordinary design that is built to look like a giant billowing sail reaching more than 1,000 feet into the air. Everything is grand about this hotel in Dubai. The hotel's interior is quite impressive with luxurious 2-floor suites. And the hotel’s interior has its own reception desk and a team of butlers ready to assist you with requests, whether that's a chauffeured Rolls Royce to tour the town or Tasmanian salmon with foie gra, reservations for a seafood feast of Caspian caviar, and grilled Atlantic lobster at the on-site restaurant Mahara.
2. Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara
The Qasr Al Sarab is a like a dreamy, luxurious mirage offering a palatial retreat in the Empty Quarter of the Liwa Desert. Located in the midst of the world's largest uninterrupted sand desert, rooms are decked out in subdued earth tones with elaborated mosaics and jewel-encrusted accessories. All rooms have views of the expansive desert, but the Deluxe Terrace rooms have the most excellent, with wide terraces overlooking the sandy dunes.
3. Shangri-La Hotel
The Shangri-La Hotel offers the matchless luxury in a very refined setting. And the hotel boasts of 302 guest rooms with rain showers and warm décor with sleek lines, deep soaking tubs, and stunning local artwork. The Shangri-La serves eminent Cantonese specialties while Marrakech serves contemporary Moroccan cuisine in airy and a bright courtyard. And mainly the hotel's location on the storied Sheikh Zayed Road puts it right in the center of Dubai's action with shopping, entertainment and wild skyscrapers just a few blocks away.
4. Al Qasr
The perfect meaning of Al Qasr is “THE PALACE”, and the name itself reveals everything now. The hotel consists of posh, classical architecture and ornate embellishments, which are designed to invoke the feelings of an upscale Sheikh's summer residence. With a gorgeous stretch of sand at Jumeirah beach and the sprawling facilities, Jumeirah beach Al Qasr is part of the larger Madinat Jumeirah resort complex. There are 292 guest rooms, which are decorated with classic Arabic flair and private patios, many with wonderful ocean views.
5. Bab Al Shams
If you are looking for a true romantic Arabian getaway, then plan your stay at the intimate Bab Al Shams, a desert retreat just outside of Dubai. There are just 113 rooms, and the hotel boasts all the sophisticated amenities such as 8 restaurants and bars, a stellar spa and 3 swimming pools. Rooms look out flawlessly landscaped gardens or over the vast desert, while suites also boast private sun terraces. Put the perfect and great end to your Arabian nights with a cocktail at the rooftop Al Sarab lounge with brilliant desert views and Shisha, or hookah pipes, with a variety of flavors.
So, when you visit Dubai, make sure to choose and book from the above list of best Dubai hotels. Enjoy your stay at Dubai and cherish every moment!