Best Hotels in Dubai, UAE

We list the best hotels in Dubai as recommended by the most popular 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.
Dubai is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates and as well as being the capital of the Emirate of Dubai. Dubai is a global city and a business hub of the Middle East; it is a major transport hub for both passengers and cargo. Dubai used to be famous for its oil revenue, but the city has diversified into more sectors ranging from tourism, aviation, real estate and financial services. The city is popular worldwide for its large construction projects and sports events; the Burj Khalifa particularly the most popular in the city, it is the tallest building in the world.
Dubai has a very robust hospitality industry with several five-star hotels and resorts located in the city. The city also has a rich and large collection of buildings with various architectural designs and styles. Much modern interpretation of Islamic architecture is found in the city which is becoming more popular worldwide.
The city has a magnificent skyline with several skyscrapers and high-rise buildings located in the city.
Dubai is home to the world’s only 7-star hotel, the Burj Al Arab. The luxury hotel is only one of the numerous grandiose hospitality center scattered throughout the city.

Dubai Hotels
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.”

4.6 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.”

4.6 Royal Mirage Dubai

One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel, Dubai


“The most romantic resort in Dubai, this hotel has four different hotels to choose from; while they differ in appearance and amenities, they are all tranquil, private, and spacious.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Dubai.

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.