WITH 10 hours of sunshine a day, incredible food, sandy beaches, and the world’s largest shopping centre, Dubai is one of Brits’ favourite destinations all year round.
We found the best deals for the top ten hotels in Dubai from £166.40pp a night, as voted by TripAdvisor reviewers.We found the best deals for the top ten hotels in Dubai from £166.40pp a night, as voted by TripAdvisor reviewers[/caption]
Getting to Dubai from the UK takes around seven hours if you’re flying direct, however, indirect flights can be cheaper if you don’t mind stopping at another destination along the way.
Those can take anywhere between eight and ten hours.
Once you arrive, you’ll be spoiled for choice on what to do next.
You should definitely visit the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.
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The Top’s outdoor observation terrace is situated on levels 124 and 125 and offers 360-degree views of Dubai’s skyline.
You could also go on a desert safari, riding buggies or camels.
And if you’re after some serious shopping, the Dubai Mall is filled with all the shops you can dream of – plus an ice rink, aquarium and cinema.
We’ve found the best holiday package deals with the UK’s biggest travel companies, including hotels, return flights and luggage allowance.
If you’d rather book your hotel stay and travel separately, we have also found some good deals on room-only rates.
1. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
Located in the heart of the action, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel boasts 15 award-winning restaurants, bars and lounges.
The Vault Bar is on the hotel’s top floor and features breathtaking views of the Dubai skyline, while Kitchen6 restaurant has six cooking stations serving international dishes.
You’ll also find an outdoor pool with views of downtown Dubai and the Burj Khalifa.
The hotel’s Saray Spa also has UAE’s only Dead Sea floatation pool.
The 1,608 rooms spread across two towers feature flat-screen TVs, floor-to-ceiling windows and a desk.
- Booking.com room-only deals at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai from £756 per stay (£378pp) for four nights
- 5 nights with Love Holidays in June from £763pp
2. Sofitel Dubai The Palm
The Sofitel Dubai is a Polynesian-style resort filled with greenery, with more than 120 plants in the lobby alone.
Situated on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, guests will find an array of restaurants, bars, spa treatment rooms and an impressive six pools.
Guests also get access to a private beach, a boat jetty and a tennis court.
The hotel is great for solo travellers, couples and even families, thanks to the on-site Amura Kids Club.
The Aquaventure Waterpark is just a little over a mile away for more fun around the area.
- Booking.com room-only deals at Sofitel Dubai The Palm from £654 per stay (£327pp) for four nights
- 5 nights with British Airways in June from £961pp
3. Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk
The Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk features a mixture between modern French style and ancient Egyptian heritage.
The building is decorated with gold accents and an obelisk, and all the rooms feature air-con, a seating area, a flat-screen TV, coffee and tea-makers.
The hotel also has a swimming pool, fitness centre, lounge and terrace.
The hotel’s restaurant is a luxurious take on British classics, such as fish and chips, burgers, posh bangers and mash.
Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast every morning too.
- Booking.com room-only deals at Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk from £568 per stay (£284pp) for four nights
- 5 nights with Thomas Cook in June from £840pp
4. Atlantis The Palm
The Atlantis The Palm is located on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah beachfront and boasts some of the best views of the Arabian Gulf.
The hotel features a private sandy beach and complimentary access to the Aquaventure waterpark and Lost Chambers Aquarium.
The Aquaventure waterpark is the biggest in the Middle East and features some thrilling water slides and a dedicated kids’ area.
You’ll also find two massive swimming pools, high-end boutiques and shops.
Available at an extra cost, guests will also have the opportunity to book a helicopter ride for a 15-minute tour around Dubai.
- Booking.com room-only deals at Atlantis The Palm from £1,066 per stay (£533pp) for four nights
- 5 nights with British Airways in June from £1,384pp
5. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
The FIVE Palm Jumeirah has become a landmark in the district and features five outdoor pools, a private beach, a spa and a karaoke room.
One of the hotel’s best features is the 50-yard-long social pool in the heart of the hotel.
Reviewers also love the penthouse rooftop lounge and underground nightclub.
For dining options, you’ll find three restaurants serving Chinese, Cantonese, Mediterranean and Italian delicacies.
There are more than 450 rooms spread across 16 floors, each featuring either city or ocean views.
- Booking.com room-only deals at FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai from £1,499 per stay (£749.50) for four nights
- 5 nights with On The Beach in June from £1,599pp
6. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
The Anantara The Palm Resort boasts three swimming pools, four restaurants, a Thai-inspired spa and plenty of activities.
The water sports include snorkelling and diving, while a games room, access to a tennis court and a kids’ club are also available.
The beach pool villas come with a private infinity pool, and the overwater villa will place you right above the sea.
The hotel’s à la carte restaurants serve international dishes, including the Mekong restaurant serving Asian cuisine.
- Booking.com room-only deals at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort from £825 per stay (£412.50) for four nights
- 5 nights with Loveholidays in June from £1,081pp
7. Fairmont The Palm
The Fairmont boasts an impressive number of facilities, with 8 swimming pools, 11 restaurants and bars, and each room has its own private balcony.
You’ll find Brazilian cuisine, an American-style diner, fresh seafood at the Seagrill Bistro and many more options.
The hotel also has a kids club with fun, and educational programs, sports and a splash park for older kids.
While the kids play the day away, adults can relax in the Cigar Room and Mashrabiya Lounge or watch football on the big screens at the VZ Sports Bar.
- Booking.com room-only deals at Fairmont The Palm from £761 per stay (£380.50pp) for four nights
- 5 nights with On the Beach in June from £951pp
8. Address Sky View
The Address Sky View is less than a mile from the Burj Khalifa and offers incredible views of the Dubai skyline.
The hotel has two swimming pools, a restaurant, a fitness centre, a sauna and a sun terrace.
The fitness centre includes a yoga studio, high-tech equipment and even personal training sessions, all with a view of the Burj Khalifa.
Every room at the Address Sky View comes equipped with aircon, a minibar, a flat-screen TV and a kettle.
- Booking.com room-only deals at Address Sky View from £1,241 per stay (£620.50pp) for four nights
- 5 nights with Thomas Cook in June from £1,156pp
9. Raffles Dubai
The Raffles Dubai hotel is inspired by Egyptian pyramids and is situated in the city’s heart.
Each room at the Raffles comes with a balcony with views of the Dubai skyline and all the amenities you’ll need.
The hotel has seven restaurants, including a Japanese one and the Raffles Salon serving afternoon tea.
You won’t be short on options to relax and unwind either, with saunas, steam rooms, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre available daily.
- Booking.com room-only deals at Raffles Dubai from £679 per stay (£339.50pp) for four nights
- 5 nights with On the Beach in June from £832pp
10. Raffles The Palm Dubai
The Raffles The Palm is located on Palm Jumeirah’s beachfront, with its private sandy beach.
The beach is more than 550 yards, and you’ll also find an outdoor pool with views of the city and a massive spa.
The spa boasts more than 20 treatment rooms and an indoor lap pool.
When it comes to dining options, you’ll have a choice between Japanese, Mediterranean and an international buffet.
The rooms all feature aircon, a seating area, a minibar and flat-screen TV.
- Booking.com room-only deals at Raffles The Palm from £1,450 per stay (£725pp) for four nights
- 5 nights with Loveholidays from £1,169pp
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