Dubai is a city of superlatives – one that excels in offering its guests the most exquisite hospitality and facilities. Whether you seek a blissful escape, a memorable family adventure, or a lavish reward, you will discover a plethora of choices to immerse yourself in the pinnacle of luxury. Here are 8 of the most impressive, and mind-boggling, hotel suites in Dubai.
25hours Hotel Dubai One Central
The most magnificent and splendid room of the playful, Bedouin-inspired 25hours Hotel Dubai the Hakawati Suite exhibits a unique Sheikh ‘triple-king’ sized bed and also boasts a double bathtub, dancefloor, two private bars – both indoors and outdoors – as well as a fireplace, movie projector, photo booth, a dance floor, and two private bars. The spacious suite can easily host up to ten people and also welcomes pets – with the property arguably the chicest pet-friendly hotel in Dubai. A real draw is the private terrace which offers prime views of the Museum of the Future. With its elegantly designed interiors, distinctive amenities and remarkable dimensions, the Hakawti Suite is the spot for the ultimate escape with friends or family – or a memorable party.
Trade Center; POA; 25hours-hotels.com
Royal Penthouse at Mandarin Oriental, Jumeirah
Situated in Dubai’s low-rise, beachy Jumeirah disctirct, Mandarin Oriental is one of the newest additions to the region’s luxury hotel scene, cementing itself as the piece de resistance of Dubai beach resorts in just four years. The hotel has recently launched a state-of-the-art Royal Penthouse, featuring a brand-new panoramic rooftop terrace equipped with a private seven-metre (22-foot) swimming pool, a spacious firepit and dining area, this incredibly spacious suite is one of the region’s most exclusive and coveted penthouses. Crafted in shades of blue, grey and cream, the sumptuously appointed one-bedroom penthouse showcases a unique and bright living space at the core of the suite with its very own stylish bar, lavish dining room for up to 16 guests and a full chef’s kitchen, all enhanced by a world-class sound system. The immense bedroom featuring a plush king-sized bed is adorned with many shades of blue, while the ensuite marble bathroom comprises an essence shower, luxury bath amenities and a freestanding bathtub offering astounding views of the sea. There’s also no need to venture outside, as the Royal Penthouse also comes with its own high-spec private gym.
Jumeirah, AED 67,500 per night, mandarinoriental.com
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Dubai’s iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah has long epitomised regal living so, it’s only right its Royal Suite spares no expense. As the most expensive and exclusive suite in the property, the two-storey enclave is full of grandeur, with chandeliers, exuberant furnishings and a gilded grand staircase. Ascending the staircase, guests are led to two vast bedrooms, each with its own dressing room and bathroom, and fitted with a hot tub and two private bars. There’s more to it: the suite also encompasses a majestic living room to relax in, Hermès amenities, and you can also anticipate butler service and professional wardrobe packing. The suite is also popular with celebrity guests, with Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez amongst those who have stayed here.
Madinat Jumeirah; from AED 40,000 per night, jumeirah.com
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai
Best for: High octane energy and private parties
Nikki Beach Dubai is already a firm favourite with groups and those looking to have a good time – hope to the world-famous beach club and a glossy five-star resort. With its secluded Peal Jumeira location, wide stretch of private beach and uninterrupted sea views, the resort transports guests away from the city – and for the ultimate high-octane, there’s nowhere better than the brand-new Celebration Suite. At an impressive 1,045 square meters/11,251 square feet, the new suite sits above the beach club – perfect for soaking up the famous ambience – and offers a space for both branded and private events. 10 guests can stay overnight, and 150 can pack in for private events, all making use of the late living room, three-dimensional ceiling with 10 lighting options, huge dining room, full kitchen, private elevator, 24-hour butler service, custom pool table and unbeatable sound system – perfect for playing Nikii Beach’s signature playlists. Three huge bedrooms with private balconies and spa-inspired bathrooms with Malin & Goetz amenities, and a sprawling terrace with a jacuzzi and outdoor bar make this one of the most impressive super hotel suites in Dubai.
Atlantis, The Palm
At Atlantis The Palm Dubai, guests can, quite literally, sleep with the fishes – though not in the way The Godfather fans will be familiar with… The collection of Underwater Suites are a sanctuary for serenity and calmness, boasting immense floor-to-ceiling windows that look directly out onto an aquarium filled with 65,000 marine animals. Float the evening away in the marble bathtub with views of the Ambassador Lagoon – filled with sharks, rays and fish that glide right past your bed. The suite also includes a private elevator, a sumptuous yet cozy lounge, 24-hour access to private butler service and check-in happens in-room – leaving you and your loved one can escape the world and cherish every moment.
Palm Jumeirah; from AED 30,000 per night, atlantis.com
Raffles The Palm Dubai
If you seek a palatial experience in Dubai, there are few grander spots than the opulent Raffles The Palm Dubai, and the grandest of all its rooms is the Presidential Suite. This suite is one of the most distinguished and opulent lodgings in the city, offering a majestic and refined space with splendid views of the Palm Jumeirah and the Arabian Gulf. There are two bedrooms, each with its own Jacuzzi and Rosa Portugalo marble bathroom, alongside a spacious living room and dining room – complete with Baroque-style furnishings – a sweeping private balcony with sun loungers and a high-tech entertainment system. Suite guests will also receive exclusive access to the Raffles Club Lounge, a private space with an oceanfront terrace serving complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, evening cocktails and canapés. With a devoted 24-hour team of Raffles signature butlers and chefs, you will be indulged and attended to in every way. The Raffles Presidential Suite is the ultimate choice for discerning travellers who want to experience the best of Dubai.
Palm Jumeirah; from AED 16,500 per night, raffles.com
Atlantis The Royal
Atlantis The Royal is one of Dubai’s newest and most impressive hotels – earning a coveted spot on the debut World’s 50 Best Hotels list and with a huge sister of celebrity guests already under its belt – thanks to its star-studded opening event. The huge opening soiree put many global events to shame, and the same can be said with its minimalist, modern and ultra-chic collection of suites. The most impressive of them all – and once host to Beyonce herself – is the famous headline-making Royal Mansion. Guests enter the four-bedroom, two-level penthouse through a soaring foyer centred around 100-year-old olive trees, into a space that includes entertainment areas, an outdoor kitchen, majlis, a 12-seater dining room, library, bar area and terrace with mesmerising views and swimming pool. Royal touches include your own private entrance and Hermès in-room amenities. The Royal Suite is just one of the property’s many super suites, all coming with private plunge pools and terraces.
Palm Jumeirah; from AED360,000 a night; atlantis.com
Two Bedroom Ultimate ME+ Suite
ME Dubai is the only hotel in the world to be designed, inside and out, by the late great Dame Zaha Hadid – and for lovers of her iconic organic, retro-futuristic and modern designs, there’s nowhere better to bed down. In particular, there’s nowhere better than one of its four Zaha Hadid suites – doubling as the ultimate party or events pads and bringing a touch of retro-futuristic New York City to Dubai. The Two Bedroom Ultimate ME+ Suite is the most splendid of all, comprising two adjoining bedrooms, each with a super king-size bed and a twin bed, a living room, a dining area, a kitchenette, a walk-in closet and a roomy bathroom with double rainfall shower and massive whirlpool bath. Walls are painted a deep, soothing blue and floor-to-ceiling windows offer fantastic views of the Burj Khalifa and skyline. It would almost be a shame not to throw a party – thanks to its pool table, maxi bar and ginormous television with a high-tech soundsystem. Suite guests also have exclusive access to the ME+ Lounge, where they can indulge in complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, evening cocktails and canapés.
Business Bay; From AED 15,000 per night, melia.com
E-WOW Suite at Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort
W Dubai – Mina Seyahi has been known to be an exclusive luxury retreat for expats and locals craving new adventures and pulsating with energy, opportunity and positive vibes. Located on the doorstep of Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina, the hotel is a modern-day oasis, with unobstructed views across the city. Boasting a splendid 160-square-meter space on the 30th floor with breathtaking views of the bay and marina, the two-bedroom EWOW suite in Dubai embodies the spirit of the souk in a dazzling way. As you enter the foyer, you are whisked away to a magical world adorned with golden accents and calligraphic motifs. The main living area features a versatile bar that transforms into a DJ station, while the bathroom is designed as a place for socialising — it offers ample space to sip a cocktail and chat while refining your appearance for the night ahead. On the terrace, you can relax on the exquisite seating with a fire pit and enjoy the 180-degree panoramic views of Ain Dubai to Burj Khalifa.
Mina Seyahi, POA, www.marriott.com
FIVE Palm Jumeirah Hotel
Four Bedroom Duplex Suite
Five Palm Jumeirah is one of the city’s most popular hotels, renowned for its parties, and events and for showing guests a good time. With such an exuberant ambience throughout the property, it’s only right the hotel was destined to have an exclusive, rockstar hotel suite. The most rockstar of them all is the four-bed Duplex Suite, doubling as the location for the ultimate party and sleeping up to eight guests. There’s a private pool with sun beds, a jacuzzi and outdoor rainfall shower, sprawling terrace, and is furnished with everything you need to transform any staycation into a genuine celebration. This is the ultimate group gathering suite.
Palm Jumeirah; from AED 25,000 per night, palmjumeirah.fivehotelsandresorts.com
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai is one of Dubai’s most romantic and exclusive hideaways, nestled in the terracotta dunes of the Dubai Desert Conversation and offering luxurious tented villa accommodations with private pools. The resort’s Presidential Suite is the paramount choice for those who want to experience the desert in elegance and comfort, with three bedrooms hosting up to six guests. The suite offers a spacious private courtyard and terrace with a large temperature-controlled swimming pool and sun loungers, along with an indoor lounge with a dining area, a kitchen, and water features. The suite is adorned with Arabian antiques, local artefacts, and original artworks that reflect the Bedouin culture and heritage. Guests can relish the stunning views of the desert and the wildlife from their suite, as well as the exclusive services of a devoted 24-hour team of butlers and chefs. The Presidential Suite is the ideal place to relax, unwind, and savour the beauty of the desert.
Dubai Desert Conversation; from AED 25,000 per night, marriott.com