4.6 Al Qasr Resort Dubai

Resort Jumeirah Al Qasr Madinat, Dubai

CNN

“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.”

$ 354 $ 354 $ 354 $ 354
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.”

$ 115 $ 115 $ 115 $ 115
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.”

$ 1040 $ 1040 $ 1040 $ 1040
4.4 Adagio Dubai

Aparthotel Adagio Premium Al Barsha, Dubai

CNN

“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.”

$ 147 $ 147 $ 147 $ 147
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.

$ 261 $ 261 $ 261 $ 261
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.

$ 102 $ 102 $ 102 $ 102
4.4 XVA Art Hotel Dubai

XVA Art Hotel, Dubai

Lonely Planet

“This charmer occupies a century-old wind-tower house smack dab in the Al Fahidi Historic District, off Al Fahidi St. Its 13 compact rooms sport whitewashed walls decorated with art that picks up on local themes.”

$ 89 $ 89 $ 89 $ 89
4.5 Palace Downtown Dubai

Hotel Palace Downtown, Dubai

Lonely Planet

“City explorers with a romantic streak will be utterly enchanted by this low-lying, luxe lakefront contender with its winning alchemy of old-world class and Arabic aesthetics. Rooms are chic and understated.”

$ 354 $ 354 $ 354 $ 354
4.4 Amwaj Rotana Dubai

Hotel Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach, Dubai

CNN

“Though in the moderate range, you still get five-star accommodation at the Amwaj Rotana. For half the price of the luxury resorts you get a room on JBR Walk, the area where locals show off their souped-up Jeeps and million-dollar Ferraris.”

$ 180 $ 180 $ 180 $ 180
4.5 Kempinski Hotel Dubai

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Dubai

CNN

“Not only is the five-star Kempinski hotel a shopper’s dream (it’s attached to Mall of the Emirates), it looks out onto the most bizarre scene in the desert — Ski Dubai, one of the largest manmade ski slopes on the planet.”

$ 285 $ 285 $ 285 $ 285
4.6 Royal Mirage Dubai

One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel, Dubai

CNN

“Guests at The Royal Mirage have included Michael Jackson and David Beckham, who’ve slept within the Arabian architecture, immaculately cultivated palm tree gardens and probably lounged on the crisp white beachside cabanas.”

$ 440 $ 440 $ 440 $ 440