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11 Best places to stay in Dubai

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Al Seef Heritage Hotel Dubai

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Al Seef Heritage Hotel Dubai

Place to Stay

An atmospheric creekside hotel filled with retro design details, just a short walk from old Dubai and the city’s heritage areas.

Average £130

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2+ bedrooms

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XVA Art Hotel

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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XVA Art Hotel

Place to Stay

Dubai’s only art-themed hotel in the historic Al Fahidi quarter is a must-stay for gallery fans, and a unique opportunity to experience Dubai’s historic neighbourhood.

Average £200

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2+ bedrooms

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Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) Hotel

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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The QE2 Hotel at dock in Dubai

Place to Stay

An iconic symbol of the golden age of travel, the QE2 is now a luxury hotel permanently harboured in Dubai. One of the city’s most unusual places to stay – and certainly it’s most unique.

Average £190

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2+ bedrooms

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Four Seasons Hotel DIFC

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Four Seasons Hotel DIFC

Place to Stay

A stylish boutique-sized hotel in buzzing DIFC, with a rooftop bar, small-but-sexy rooftop pool, and some of the city’s best restaurants on the doorstep.

Average £800

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2+ bedrooms

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Rove La Mer Beach

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Rove La Mer Beach

Place to Stay

A colourful seaside hotel on family-friendly La Mer beach, with a chilled Californian vibe, poolside sundeck and surrounded by dining and shopping options.

Average £190

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2+ bedrooms

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ME Dubai by Melia

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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ME Dubai by Melia

Place to Stay

The only hotel in the world with interiors and exteriors by Zaha Hadid, home to stylish bars and restaurants and unmistakeable design.

Average £380

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2+ bedrooms

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Burj Al Arab Hotel

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Burj Al Arab Hotel

Place to Stay

Dubai’s instantly-recognisable icon rising from the waters of the Arabian Gulf, with a chic beach club, sky-high spa and dazzling interiors.

Average £2000

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2+ bedrooms

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Mina A’Salam

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Mina A’Salam

Place to Stay

A majestic Arabian-inspired resort in the Madinat Jumeirah complex. On the beach, and next door to the Wild Wadi water park – paradise for kids and big kids.

Average £750

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2+ bedrooms

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One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel

Place to Stay

This seaside Moroccan-style resort offers glamour and seclusion in enchanting courtyards and gardens, accompanied by great on-site restaurants.

Average £800

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2+ bedrooms

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Address Beach Resort

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Address Beach Resort

Place to Stay

Stylish seaside hotel in pedestrian-friendly Dubai Marina, within walking distance of plenty of bars and restaurants, topped by the world’s highest infinity pool.

Average £600

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2+ bedrooms

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Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa

Place to Stay

Luxury eco-resort in the spectacular Dubai desert, inspired by a traditional Bedouin encampment, with inspired desert activities included.

Average £1200

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2+ bedrooms

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Fitness center

Kids club