Best hotels in Dubai, UAE

We list the best hotels in Dubai as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor's, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews. The rating you see is an aggregate from several platforms and is always higher than 4 out of 5 stars.

4.6 Al Qasr Resort Dubai

Resort Jumeirah Al Qasr Madinat, Dubai


“Al Qasr offers a distinctive Arabic flavor. Step inside the lobby and the scent of freshly cut rose petals — which are scattered into a center pool — hits you square on, while rooms look out onto Arabesque waterways and the Persian Gulf.”

4.5 Rove Downtown Dubai

Rove Downtown Hotel, Dubai

Lonely Planet

“Tailor-made for wallet-watching globetrotters, Rove is a hip launch pad with sassy, contemporary decor and such millennial must-haves as a an outdoor pool for chilling, a 24-hour gym, a industrial-styled cafe plus a hangover-friendly 2pm checkout.”

4.7 One&Only The Palm Dubai

Resort One&Only The Palm, Dubai

Lonely Planet

“Exuding the feel of an exclusive private estate, it has rambling gardens, several pools and Moorish-influenced suites daubed with teal and purple colour accents and outfitted with all requisite 21st-century tech touches.”

4.4 Adagio Dubai

Aparthotel Adagio Premium Al Barsha, Dubai


“The Dubai Al Barsha is Accor Adagio’s largest and arguably most luxurious property, with 199 Champagne-hued apartments featuring state-of-the-art kitchens, private laundry facilities and sweeping views of the Dubai skyline and the Burj Al Arab.”

4.5 Waldorf Astoria Dubai

Waldorf-Astoria Palm Jumeirah Hotel, Dubai

New York Times

“Opened in 2014 on Palm Jumeirah island, the 319-room Waldorf-Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah is a palatial spread.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Dubai.

4.1 Orient Guest House Dubai

Orient Guest House, Dubai

New York Times

“Amid the historic quarter’s galleries and shops, Orient Guest House occupies an Old World courtyard house with 11 rooms of traditional Arabian furniture and fabrics.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Dubai.