When it comes to grand and ambitious plans, no place comes close to Dubai. As the city that built the world’s tallest hotel and the world’s most luxurious, Dubai is known to offer its guests the best in hospitality. From palatial resorts to designer label residencies, quirky hideaways to comfort stays – in Dubai, you’ll always find new hotels to explore. Here are some of the newest and most highly anticipated hotels to make Dubai their home.
The Bulgari Resort and Residences Dubai – Jumeira Bay Island
For a taste of the good life. Perfectly in line with Dubai’s penchant for ultra-opulent and stylish hotels, this new getaway marks Italian luxury brand Bulgari’s fifth property worldwide. Situated on the seahorse-shaped Jumeira Bay Island, the hotel features 101 rooms and suites, 20 sea-view villas, five dining choices, a spa and a yacht club with a 50-boat harbor.
Gevora Hotel – Sheikh Zayed Road
The world’s tallest hotel. Recognised by the Guinness World Records as the tallest hotel on the planet, the hotel is 356m tall, crowned by a glittering golden spear. With over 500 rooms and suites decorated in chic gold accents, 5 restaurants serving a range of world cuisines, and a stunning pool with gorgeous skyline views, this hotel is a glamorous family-friendly choice.
Rove Hotels – Across Dubai
Modern comfort and trendy vibes. Homegrown brand Rove is currently taking over Dubai with a total of seven hotels either open or planned around the city. Designed for a new generation of urban travelers, four properties are already open in Dubai – Rove Downtown, Rove Healthcare City, Rove City Centre and Rove Trade Centre. New openings are also planned in Dubai Marina and Dubai Parks and Resorts.
Rixos Premium Dubai – JBR
Urban chic right on the beach. The ever-popular Rixos brand has opened its doors on the shores of Dubai’s thriving beach district, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR). The 35-story hotel will overlook the beautiful Arabian Gulf, and the world’s largest Ferris wheel, Ain Dubai. Rixos at JBR is also close to some of Dubai’s most walkable neighborhoods like Dubai Marina and lifestyle destinations like The Walk and The Beach.
Lapita Hotel – Dubai Parks and Resorts
Where luxury meets family fun. Situated in Dubai’s newest theme park destination, Dubai Parks & Resorts, Lapita Hotel is a luxury Polynesian-themed property for the entire family. As part of Marriott International’s Autograph Collection, Lapita features 504 rooms & suites. The hotel is for families & friends who want a relaxed retreat close to the action of Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks and Legoland theme parks as well as The Outlet Village.
Royal Atlantis – A Palm Jumeirah gem
The Explorer’s Home Base. Royal Atlantis Resort is set next to Atlantis, The Palm and will be among the biggest in Dubai, with 800 guest rooms & suites, and 250 residences. Amenities include an infinity pool 90m above the ground, with views of the island. Set to open in 2019, a signature highlight will be the new restaurant by award-winning chef and restaurateur, Heston Blumenthal, featuring al fresco terraces with views of Dubai’s striking city skyline.
The Retreat Palm Dubai – Palm Jumeirah
The region’s first holistic wellbeing resort. Tucked away in Palm Jumeirah’s East Crescent, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel brings a holistic vibe to the city. Check-in to the region’s first dedicated health and wellness resort and experience Rayya Wellness Centre, housing a spa, fitness center, wellness clinic and recreation facilities. Visitors looking to balance body and mind can choose from package durations of three days to two weeks.
Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Beach – Jumeirah
Asian inspired luxury. A new addition to Dubai’s hotel portfolio will be the Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Beach, opening in 2018 along Jumeirah Beach Road. With 200 luxurious rooms and suites, and 12 premium over-water villas, accessible via a private bridge, this is a resort with a difference. Each villa will have its own infinity edge pool & private swim platform, adding to its exclusivity.
W Dubai – The Palm – Palm Jumeirah
A hip new address. Calling all urban adventurers, W Dubai – The Palm is the oasis you’ve been waiting for. Opening in June 2018, the hotel features 350 guestrooms and suites with memorable views from its coastline location. Visitors can also make the most of the hotels’ superb spa, rooftop lounge, private beach and celebrity chef restaurants, Torno Subito and Akira Back. It’s the perfect place to enjoy summertime fun, all year round.
Radisson Blu, Dubai Waterfront Business Bay
Record-breaking views. The five-star Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront has opened its doors at Business Bay. Close to some of the city’s top attractions, including Dubai Opera, Burj Khalifa and Dubai Canal, the new hotel features over 430 rooms and suites. There are three restaurants and lounges to choose from, and guests can unwind at the hotel’s spa, pool or on-site gym. Little ones have their own kids’ club and pool, with a host of activities to look forward to.
Courtesy of Visit Dubai