The glam city of Dubai is known for its gorgeous skyscrapers, high-end shopping options and luxurious lifestyle that it offers its residents with. The city is also known for being home to some of the most expensive and luxurious hotels in the world.
If you have deep pockets and looking out for the best hotels to spend your holidays in, this Luxhabitat guide will help you put your money where your mouth is.
1. burj al arab
Repeatedly voted as the world's most luxurious hotel (and the first to have seven stars!), Burj Al Arab is best known for offering the most exclusive services to its customers. Optional chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royces, helicopter trips from the hotel's iconic helipad, private beach access and luxury leisure on a breathtaking terrace with pools and cabanas are some of the finest experiences that guests staying in this uber-luxurious hotel can take advantage of.
The hotel features suites that offer discreet check-ins and also come with a host of personal butlers.
Located in the upscale coastal community of Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab also hosts some of the world’s best dining venues, including the highly acclaimed Nathan Outlaw at Al Mahara.
Approximate cost per night: AED 5,000 (Deluxe one bedroom suite)
Contact: 04-301 7777
2. aspen ski chalet by kempinski
Situated in Al Barsha, The Ski Chalet is equipped with state-of-the-art in-room technology and features a stone faux fireplace, a spacious marble bathroom, a kitchenette and exclusive access to a dedicated Butler service. The guests are also entitled to complimentary access to the Snow Park of Ski Dubai and the benefits of the Executive Lounge.
The other exclusive amenities that the guests of Aspen Ski Chalet are complemented with include daily breakfast in the Executive Lounge, evening drinks and canapés at Noir Bar from 7 pm to 9 pm, private check-in and check-out and complimentary access to Concierge and Business Center services.
Approximate cost per night: AED 1,842
Contact: 04-341 0000
3. the bvlgari resort dubai
Situated on the man-made Jumeirah Bay, The Bvlgari Resort Dubai has been entirely designed by the renowned Italian architectural firm that has created all the Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts called Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel.
The resort features the feel of a Mediterranean Village and offers 101 rooms and suites, along with 20 Bvlgari villas with pool, garden as well as sea-view. Guests are welcome to enjoy the exclusive amenities that the resort has offers, such as a range of restaurants, private beach access, indoor pool, fitness centre, beauty salon and also a private Marina featuring 50 boat berths and the first world’s Bvlgari Yacht Club with stunning views over the sea.
Approximate cost per night: AED 1,650
Contact: 04-777 5555
4. armani hotel dubai
The hotel is best known for the warm and sophisticated Italian style hospitality and personalised service for every guest.
It features 160 guest rooms and suites, offering unparalleled views of Dubai.
Approximate cost per night: AED 1,296
Contact: 04-888 3888
5. jumeirah dar al masyaf - madinat jumeirah
Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf is set amidst tranquil gardens, waterways, pools and private beach.
The luxurious hotel is situated in the exclusive seafront community of Jumeirah and offers elegant and spacious guestrooms and courtyards, along with personalised butler service that provides the guests with understated Arabian luxury experience. Each summerhouse hosts nine to eleven guestrooms and one suite.
Guests residing here can also enjoy quick access to as many as 50 restaurants which Madinat Jumeirah has on offer.
Approximate cost per night: AED 1,170
Contact: 04-366 8888