Rooms: 394 guest rooms and suites feature views of the Dubai skyline. Spaces range from 41-sq-metre Fairmont rooms to the three-bedroom, 548-sq-metre Imperial suite. Cribs and rollaway beds available.
Business & Conference Facilities: The 33rd Executive Conference Centre provides venue space for a range of events – from corporate meetings, cocktail receptions and private dinners, to product launches and press conferences. The facility is comprised of two separate areas – Gulf with nine spaces and an auditorium, and Palm with 10 spaces – joined together by The Summit.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Wellness and fitness facilities cover over 3700 sq metres and offer two distinct experiences – The Spa with jacuzzi and Turkish bath, and a fully equipped health club.
Guest Services: Babysitting (available upon request), car rental, 24/7 concierge, elevators, high-speed internet, in-room safe, 24/7 laundry, Dubai shuttle service, mall shuttle service, parking, safety deposit boxes, shops and wheelchair accessibility.
Wining & Dining: A variety of 13 dining venues include Café Sushi, The Exchange Grill, a wine bar, cigar bar and sports bar.
MEDIA ONE HOTEL
Rooms: 264 rooms across six one-bedroom suites, four junior suites, 10 deluxe rooms, 242 standard rooms and two accessible rooms.
Business & Conference Facilities: The space offers 10 meeting rooms, eight with natural daylight. Multi-purpose areas accommodate a maximum of 180 delegates. Catering options, LCD projector, DVD player and PA system available. Exhibition and event space allows gatherings of up to 750.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Fully equipped gym, sauna and steam room separate for ladies and gents, and temperature-controlled outdoor pool.
Guest Services: All essential services, including city tours, airport transfers, currency exchange services, beauty salon, laundry and dry cleaning services, ample car parking and car rental desk.
Wining & Dining: Qwerty gastro bar, CaféM bistro, M12go espresso bar, Q43 casual bar, Mr. Myagi’s Asian restaurant and Cobra Kai Asian bar.
FRASER SUITES DUBAI
PO Box 502306 Sidra Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai, UAE
T: (971) 04 440 1400
F: (971) 04 440 1401
Rooms: 68 hotel rooms, one-, two- and three-bedroom suites, and three-bedroom penthouses. All have views from the world’s tallest building – the Burj Khalifa – out over the Arabian Sea to Palm Jumeirah and beyond.
Business & Conference Facilities: Choose from an intimate space of 40 sq metres with a dedicated break-out area, up to a spacious 319-sq-metre setting comprising three stylish meeting spaces, each featuring natural light with views towards Palm Jumeirah. Flexible room layouts can accommodate the needs of up to 200 delegates.
Health & Leisure Facilities: 25-metre outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pool, children’s wading pool and sun deck, gymnasium, tennis and squash court, aerobics room, Fraser Kid’s Club, steam room and sauna, and Armonia spa.
Guest Services: 24-hour reception, concierge and security, 24-hour in-room dining, CCTV surveillance, guest lounge, daily housekeeping, airport limousine transfers on request, travel and tour desk, daily newspapers, currency exchange services, secure undercover car park, doctor on call 24 hours, babysitting service, guest laundry and dry cleaning, hairdressing salon and convenience store.
Wining & Dining: Aqua Café offers buffet breakfast and international menu selection throughout the day, and Serai Lounge in the lobby serves coffee, boutique teas and house-baked pastries. AB’s Absolute Barbecues is another option in Sidra Tower – a casual-dining restaurant with a grill built onto each table where patrons can grill their own starters.
RODA AL MUROOJ
Rooms: 392 rooms include classic and premium rooms, Roda Discovery rooms, Roda Discovery Premium rooms, classic suites, deluxe two-bedroom suites, premium two-bedroom suites and a Presidential suite with an expansive view of the city.
Business & Conference Facilities: Meeting facilities are capable of hosting both small gatherings and large conferences. Al Yasat Ballroom features a private entrance and spacious pre-function area for delegate registration, tea and coffee breaks, and lunch set-up. Five syndicate rooms are also available for hosting smaller meetings. Music systems, channel-mixing console, loudspeakers, hand-held radio microphones, subwoofers and projection systems are among the accessories available.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Flow health club with fully equipped gym and fitness studio, outdoor swimming pool, spa, tennis courts, squash courts, steam and sauna rooms, and children’s playground.
Guest Services: All essential services, including airport pick-up and drop-off services.
Wining & Dining: Pergolas restaurant features various world cuisines, Circle Lobby Café and Ojos Café offer salad, sandwiches and pastries, Tabule restaurant features Middle Eastern specialities, Anees poolside restaurant and Double Decker British pub.
RODA AL BUSTAN
Rooms: 275 rooms include classic and premium rooms, Roda Discovery Club rooms, Roda Discovery Premium rooms, classic suites, premium suites, Executive suites and a Royal suite with an expansive view of the city.
Business & Conference Facilities: 3500 sq metres of flexible meeting and event space, with 15 rooms offering the necessary audio/visual technology for any gathering. Clients also have access to a self-contained convention centre; a private entrance and valet parking for Grand Rashidiya Ballroom & Conference Rooms; VIP Majils; and 11 syndicate rooms with complimentary high-speed internet.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Flow health club with fully equipped gym and two fitness studios, outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi, spa, tennis courts, squash courts, and steam and sauna rooms.
Guest Services: All essential services, including airport pick-up and drop-off services.
Wining & Dining: Babooda Thai restaurant, Hibachi teppanyaki restaurant for Japanese cuisine, Roda Grill steak house and bar, Makan restaurant featuring world cuisines, Gazebo coffee shop, Anees poolside cafe, and Mawal Shisha Café for outdoor Arabic shisha and dining.
TIME OAK HOTEL & SUITES
Rooms: 216 rooms and suites including deluxe rooms, one-bedroom suites and three-bedroom suites. Accommodation space ranges from 35 sq metres to 213 sq metres. Suites offer fully equipped kitchens with washer/dryer.
Business & Conference Facilities: Six multi-functional meeting rooms and an outdoor pool area that accommodates up to 180 people, with dedicated conference staff, the necessary audio/visual equipment and high-speed internet of up to 24 Mbps. Business centre for printing, copying and fax.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Temperature-controlled swimming pool, fully equipped fitness centre, children’s play area, gaming zone and aqua fitness classes. Jacuzzi, steam rooms and spa treatments.
Guest Services: All essential services, including 24-hour in-room dining, and shuttle service to Mall of the Emirates and the public beach at Jumeirah Beach Residence.
Dining: Petals restaurant offers all-day dining with international buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, Vanilla Café & Lounge offers desserts and assorted beverages, and Waves poolside lounge provides snacks and mocktails. An Arabic-themed restaurant, Mashrabiya, is to come. No alcohol is served at Time dining venues.
TIME GRAND PLAZA HOTEL
Rooms: 232 rooms and suites, ranging in size from 40 sq metres to 76 sq metres. All units are equipped with a work area and high-speed internet. Suites offer separate living rooms and private balconies with city views. A 75-sq-metre Special Needs Suite is wheelchair friendly, including extra handles and a slope for easy access and use.
Business & Conference Facilities: The three Congress multi-purpose rooms can accommodate up to 100 guests (72 sq metres to 82 sq metres), with an 80-sq-metre pre-function area. Business centre open 24 hours.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Rooftop temperature-controlled swimming pool, 24-hour Powerzone fitness centre, steam room and sauna, and Kids Club open 9.00am to 6.00pm.
Guest Services: Ladies and gents beauty salon, Crew lounge, Executive lounge, 24-hour concierge desk and 24-hour in-room dining.
Dining: Brio restaurant serves all-day international cuisine, beverages and pastries are served at Courtyard Cafe, and snacks and mocktails are available at the Splash pool lounge. No alcohol is served at Time dining venues.
SUHA HOTEL APARTMENTS BY MONDO
PO Box 282481 Sadaf 3, Jumeirah Beach Residence Dubai, UAE
T: (971) 04 429 1400
F: (971) 04 429 1401
Rooms: 90 apartments are available in one- to four-bedroom units, ranging from 64 sq metres to 282 sq metres in size. Two 840-sq-metere duplex penthouses are available on an annual rental basis only. Full kitchens have refrigerators and a range of other necessary appliances, and all units have an extra washroom and digital safety deposit box.
Business & Conference Facilities: Meeting rooms are available for gatherings of 8-10 persons.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Outdoor private pool and public beach, fitness centre, sauna and various services available at the wellness spa.
Guest Services: All essential services, including 24-hour reception, full housekeeping services, complimentary Wi-Fi, free covered parking, a travel desk, airport transfers, currency exchange services and laundry services.
Wining & Dining: Many options are available around Dubai Marina and accessible by a short walk.
AL BARSHA HOTEL APARTMENTS BY MONDO
PO Box 125707 Al Barsha 1, across from Sharaf DG metro station Dubai, UAE
T: (971) 04 341 6111
F: (971) 04 341 0770
Rooms: 60 apartments are available in one- and two-bedroom units, ranging from 75 sq metres to 100 sq meters in size. Full kitchens have refrigerators and a range of other necessary appliances, and all units have a digital safety deposit box.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Rooftop swimming pool, fitness centre, sauna and wellness spa.
Guest Services: All essential services including 24-hour reception, full housekeeping services, complimentary Wi-Fi, free covered parking, a travel desk, airport transfers, currency exchange services and laundry services.
Wining & Dining: Many options are available within a short walking distance.
RAMADA CHELSEA HOTEL AL BARSHA
Rooms: A total of 299 rooms, comprising 277 deluxe rooms of 26 sq metres, 11 junior suites of 35 sq metres and 11 Executive suites of 49 sq metres. All units have high-speed internet, a mini bar, tea and coffee facilities, and a safety deposit box.
Business & Conference Facilities: 250 persons can be accommodated for a floating function and seating is available for a capacity of 175 persons in a theatre style set-up. Five fully equipped rooms can accommodate 20-225 guests for seminars and meetings. Eco-centric architecture allows natural daylight to all meeting rooms.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Spa, health club, swimming pool, jacuzzi and aerobics studio.
Guest Services: All essential services, including city tours and airport transfers.
Wining & Dining: Spice Indian restaurant with live entertainment, Seasons all-day dining, Szechuan Palace Chinese restaurant, Mezz Arabic restaurant with shisha and Centre Circle bar.
ROYAL CONTINENTAL HOTEL
Rooms: 168 rooms including 84 Superior King rooms, 56 Superior Twin rooms, 18 deluxe rooms and 10 suites, including a 143-sq-metre Presidential suite. Three rooms for guests with special needs.
Business & Conference Facilities: Business centre and Al Diwan conference room, which can accommodate up to 60 people in theatre style.
Health & Leisure Facilities: The Royale Spa, health club, steam room, swimming pool, jacuzzi, billiards, table hockey and table tennis.
Guest Services: Prayer room, travel desk, concierge, airport transfer, secretarial services, babysitting, car rental, laundry, currency exchange services, ladies’ salon, Bazaar souvenir shop and in-room dining.
Dining: Oasis restaurant offers all-day dining via international cuisine buffets and All The Perks coffee shop serves light snacks. No alcoholic beverages or pork products are served.
ABIDOS HOTEL APARTMENT AL BARSHA
Rooms: 143 fully furnished one- and two-bedroom apartments. Free internet and safety deposit box. Each two-bedroom unit has a private balcony with seating arrangement.
Business & Conference Facilities: Two meeting rooms, Alpha and Venus, ideal for corporate gatherings, seminars, workshops, conferences, luxurious events, product launches or weddings. Combined, the two spaces can host a reception of 200 people.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Fully equipped Energise gym, male and female sauna and steam rooms, rooftop swimming pool, sun deck and jacuzzi.
Guest Services: All essential services, including welcome service, city tours and airport transfers. In-room dining and catering planning is also available.
Wining & Dining: MnM Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, including an international buffet, MnM Lounge offers juices and soft drinks, and MnM Café has snacks and beverages in the lobby.
ROYAL CLUB PALM JUMEIRAH BY ROYAL VACATION HOMES RENTAL
Rooms: 50 fully furnished and equipped apartments, with 25 one-bedroom apartments and 25 two-bedroom apartments.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Gym, beach and swimming pool, and a children’s play area accessible at extra cost.
Guest Services: 24-hour front office and concierge, daily housekeeping, laundry and dry cleaning.
Wining & Dining: An array of fine dining and cafe options are a short walk away.
JANNAH PLACE DUBAI MARINA
Rooms: 105 one-bedroom suites of 38 sq metres and 28 two-bedroom suites of 100 sq metres offer fully equipped kitchens, washing machines, floor-to-ceiling windows and select balconies. Two-bedroom units feature a guest bathroom. All units have a safety deposit box.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Boutique gym, temperature-controlled panoramic swimming pool, jacuzzi, sundeck and street garden.
Guest Services: Complimentary internet, chauffeur services, valet parking, luxury car rental, child care services, shoe shine, Karim services and doctor on call 24 hours.
Wining & Dining: Access to a range of international dining and cafe outlets. A short walk to Dubai Marina Mall and Pier 7 for restaurants, bars and entertainment.
BURJ AL ARAB
Rooms: A total of 202 deluxe, deluxe twin, Panoramic and Club one-bedroom suites; deluxe, Presidential and Royal two-bedroom suites; and Diplomatic three-bedroom suites. Gulf sea views.
Business & Conference Facilities: Five conference suites. Al Falak two-tiered circular ballroom, Assawan amphitheatre, Marina Garden, Palm Garden and Tameen Majlis reception area.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Talise spa, gym, five indoor and outdoor pools, jacuzzi, aerobics studio, private beach and Sinbad’s Kids Club.
Guest Services: All essential services, including welcome service, city tours and airport transfers.
Wining & Dining: Al Mahara (seafood), Al Muntaha (European), Al Iwan (Arabic), Majlis Al Bahar ( Mediterranean), Bab Al Yam (European buffet and à la carte), Sahn Eddar (international), Junsui Restaurant (East Asian) and Skyview bar.
ATLANTIS THE PALM
Rooms: Views of the Arabian sea, Palm Island or Dubai skyline with deluxe, ocean deluxe, Palm beach deluxe and family deluxe rooms.
Business & Conference Facilities: 14 meeting rooms, three ballrooms and two boardrooms. Royal terrace, an expansive outdoor space for up to 2000 guests and other unique venues for any gathering.
Health & Leisure Facilities: ShuiQi spa, ShuiQi salon for ladies and gents, Shuiqi fitness centre, yoga classes, water park and kids club.
Guest Services: Concierge desk, personal attendants and all other essential services.
Wining & Dining: 23 restaurants, including Ossiano (seafood), Nobu (Japanese), Bread Street, Seafire Steakhouse, Yuan (Chinese), Ronda Locatelli ( Italian), Levantine (Lebanese), Saffron (Asian buffet), Kaleidoscope (international buffet), Asia Republic, The Burger Joint, Shawafel (Arabic street food) and Barazura cocktail bar.
THE RITZ-CARLTON, DIFC
PO Box 482032 Gate Village, Dubai International Financial Centre Dubai, UAE
T: (971) 04 372 2222
F: (971) 04 372 2020
Rooms: 341 guest rooms, including 38 Club rooms, 80 suites and two Royal suites. 124 serviced Executive residence apartments.
Business & Conference Facilities: 2575 sq metres of meeting space. The 1400-sq-metre Samaya Ballroom is divisible by four, with 10 additional meeting rooms. Modern business and banquet amenities.
Health & Leisure Facilities: The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Y-12 salon, 24-hour fitness centre, and indoor and rooftop swimming pools.
Guest Services: All rooms equipped with internet and work area, including a remote connectivity unit. Housekeeping attention twice daily.
Wining & Dining: Café Belge (European), Cara ( international breakfast and lunch buffet), Center Cut steakhouse, Sunken Garden (Arabic tapas), Cake patisserie and Lobby Lounge & Terrace.
SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, DUBAI
Rooms: 302 rooms comprising deluxe, Horizon deluxe, Horizon Executive, Horizon Premier, one-bedroom suites and Presidential suites, with the choice of a view of the Burj Khalifa or the sea.
Business & Conference Facilities: Four meeting rooms with seating capacities of four, six, 12 and 16. Nasreen, Yasmin and Arjawan function rooms have a capacity of 50-60 people each. Al Bader ballroom can accommodate 396 people, and Al Nojoom ballroom has a capacity of 462.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Spa, swimming pool, jacuzzi, aerobics studio and private Horizon Club health club with infinity swimming pool.
Guest Services: Tourism desk and all essential services. Arabic coffee and dates upon arrival.
Wining & Dining: Dunes Café (international cuisine), Lobby Lounge, Hoi An (French-Vietnamese), Shang Palace (Chinese), Junoon (Indian), Don Alfonso ( Italian), Balcony Bar and iKandy Ultra Lounge.
KEMPINSKI HOTEL MALL OF THE EMIRATES
Rooms: 393 rooms and suites, including Executive suites, corner suites, Executive Tower suites, one-to three-bedroom ski chalets and a Presidential suite with views of Dubai and Ski Dubai.
Business & Conference Facilities: Nine banquet and conference rooms, four office spaces, indoor and outdoor breakout areas, and a business centre. Dedicated event staff.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Outdoor infinity pool, K Wellness Health Club, spa, and direct access to Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai and Magic Planet.
Guest Services: All essential services, including a personal shopper and airport transfer, led by a concierge team.
Wining & Dining: Salero Tapas and Bodega serves Spanish cuisine, Aspen by Kempinski offers European cuisine, Olea for Levantine cravings, Mosaic Chill serves international options, and drinks at Noir lounge and cocktail bar.
THE ST REGIS DUBAI
Rooms: 182 rooms and 51 suites. Signature suites include the Royal suite, which has its own private pool, and the Bentley suite. St Regis Butler Service is available to all guests.
Business & Conference Facilities: Six meeting rooms and one ballroom. 800 sq metres of wedding or convention space for up to 700 guests.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Iridium Spa, outdoor swimming pool and 24-hour fitness centre. Live entertainment at La Perle water theatre next door.
Guest Services: Free valet, free internet in public areas and private helipad.
Wining & Dining: J&G Steakhouse, Brasserie Quarter for French cuisine, St. Regis Bar, Sidra, Cafe Fleuri and a champagne lounge.
LE MERIDIEN MINA SEYAHI BEACH RESORT
Rooms: 220 rooms, including deluxe sea view rooms, Club sea view rooms, Club superior rooms, deluxe suites and a Presidential suite.
Business & Conference Facilities: 1500 sq metres of space is available at Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, a sister hotel that shares ground with Le Meridien.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Spa, Club Mina health club, tennis courts, five swimming pools, jacuzzi, aerobics studio, 400 metres of private beach, Penguin Kids’ Club and water sports.
Guest Services: Free valet parking, free internet and other essential services.
Wining & Dining: Watitsumi Japanese restaurant, Latest Recipe French brasserie, Latitude 25 for light fare, Barasti Beach Club offers international cuisine and cocktails, and Horizon has poolside snacks.
AVARI DUBAI HOTEL
Rooms: 178 units, including business class and world traveller suites, and business class, superior and world traveller rooms.
Business & Conference Facilities: Small and medium-sized rooms accommodate up to 20 people, and are equipped with high-speed internet and audio/ visual facilities.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Fitness centre, swimming pool and sauna. 7th Heaven Health Club offers massages and beauty treatments. Wanasa and Chingari nightclubs and Q2 karaoke.
Guest Services: LCD TV, internet access, mini bar, safety deposit box, ladies salon, currency exchange services, guest laundry and airport shuttle.
Wining & Dining: Olive Tree restaurant (Asian, Arabic and Iranian cuisine), Cinnamon Cafe for a casual atmosphere, Rasputin Bar and Shisha rooftop cafe.
MERCURE GOLD HOTEL
Rooms: 184 rooms including standard and superior rooms, and 55-sq-metre Executive suites. mini bar, wired internet, and coffee and tea facilities.
Business & Conference Facilities: One 68-sq-metre conference room with internet connectivity, natural daylight, overhead mounted LCD projector and audio system. Maximum capacity of 60 guests in theatre set-up. 24-hour business centre.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Health Club, outdoor heated swimming pool and fitness centre.
Guest Services: Free internet in rooms and public areas, airport transfers, complimentary transfer to Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa and La Mer Beach, and secured underground car park.
Wining & Dining: Senses restaurant offers 24-hour international dining, Liquid Lounge provides live music, pool table and darts, and Temptations Bistro serves thematic Indian cuisine.
XVA ART HOTEL
Rooms: 14 guest rooms individually designed by famous artists from the region. Room types include deluxe rooms of approximately 16 sq metres, standard rooms around 14 sq metres and single rooms of 13 sq metres.
Business & Conference Facilities: Three courtyards with natural elements, ideal for corporate gatherings, product launches and events seeking a cosy space. 24-hour business centre at reception.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Yoga on Friday mornings and Saturday evenings, sun deck with outdoor shower and classic movies shown every night in the main courtyard. Contemporary art gallery on site.
Guest Services: All travel and tour-related services, parking, airport transfers, dry cleaning and a design shop with products from across the Middle East.
Wining & Dining: Restaurant serving vegetarian options with an Arabic flair, all made from fresh produce and prepared daily. Selected non-vegetarian dishes can be provided for events and parties. GCC citizens do not require a visa to enter the UAE, and most US citizens and East Asians can obtain a 30-day tourist visa upon arrival. The EU recently signed a short-stay, visa-waiver agreement allowing its citizens to stay in the UAE for a period of 90 days. Hospitality plays a central role in Emirati culture, and longer greetings are an important prelude before proceeding to other matters. Dubai is more liberal than neighbouring emirates and countries when it comes to dress, but modesty is still advised.
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