There is no doubt that Dubai has become one of the most glamorous and luxurious cities in the world, holding numerous world records and attracting millions of tourists from around the world. With its iconic skyline filled with skyscrapers and architectural wonders, Dubai has transformed into a global center of extravagance.
One of the most popular places in the city is Downtown Dubai, and it is often even referred to as “the heart of Dubai.” The area contains the most famous parts of the city: the iconic Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall and the Dubai Opera. All these attractions make downtown Dubai a must-visit for tourists and locals alike.
And of course, in addition to all the famous landmarks, the city center is also known for its several luxury hotels. All of these hotels offer first-class amenities and magnificent views of the vibrant city.
These are the best hotels in central Dubai to try luxurious living.
As part of the Emaar Group, you can find numerous address hotels throughout the city. But without a doubt the most abundant area is the center of Dubai. The city center is home to a cluster of Address Hotels, making it a prime location for luxury accommodation. The different hotels in Downtown Dubai under Address include Dubai Mall, Fountain Views, Sky View and Address Boulevard. All of these branches offer stunning views of some of the most iconic landmarks, such as Burj Khalifa, and views of the liveliest part of the city.
- Limousine services
- Business lounges
- Club Lounge with five complimentary meals
- Spas and gyms
- Infinity pool
While that list doesn’t even cover all the luxuries that are available when booking your stay at The Address, it’s safe to say that it’s one of the glamorous hotels to stay at.
Price for one night: From AED 1,899
The Palace Downtown Hotel is also part of Address Hotels. Offering stunning views and first-class amenities, the 5-star hotel is a popular choice for those looking to stay in a luxury hotel in central Dubai. The hotel seamlessly blends traditional Arabic architecture with modern elegance, creating a stunning and unique design and atmosphere. Not only that, but the hotel also overlooks the Dubai Fountain, giving you a unique front-row seat to the famous water show. Some of the other amenities you can take advantage of at this hotel are the rooftop infinity pool, relaxing spa, and a great selection of great dining options where you can enjoy delicious world cuisine with a view of the city skyline.
Price for one night: From AED 899
This five-star hotel is just a 5-minute drive from all the iconic landmarks in central Dubai, be it the Burj Khalifa or the Coca-Cola Arena. Mövenpick Dubai is part of a giant chain of global hotels and resorts, from Jeddah to Bali. With more than 240 rooms and suites available, Mövenpick has everything you need to have a great stay in the city. The hotel also has a wide selection of all-day dining options and fine dining restaurants, catering for all diets and preferences. In addition to all those luxurious restaurants, the hotel also offers a range of services that are sure to elevate and enhance your experience. These amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, spas and saunas, and of course, an infinity pool with a beautiful view of the city. On top of all that, Mövenpick also offers countless meeting and event spaces, making it an ideal location for business travelers or those organizing special occasions.
Price for one night: From 650 AED
Ramada by Wyndham
The Ramada Hotel in downtown Dubai belongs to the Wyndham Group, an American hotel and resort chain. The Wyndham Group is known for its wide range of hotels around the world, and the Ramada Hotel is one of them. The four-star hotel, located in the heart of the city, offers only the best services and accommodation. Guests can choose from nearly 200 different suites, all with magnificent views of the bustling city. On top of that, you can also find a great selection of dining options, with weekly themes and cuisines, all overlooking the city skyline!
Price for one night: From 800 AED
Manzil Downtown Hotel is located just a few minutes walk from the iconic Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall. The four-star hotel offers a selection of suites for guests, all with stunning views. Be it a pool view room or a Burj view room, guests will definitely have a unique experience staying in any of the rooms. The hotel’s 24-hour room service also ensures that every minute you spend at the hotel is dedicated to relaxation. Apart from that, you can also find many eating options and bars in the surrounding area.
Price for one night: From AED 1,055
Hotel Armani is not only located in the heart of the city, but it also resides in the tallest skyscraper in the world! Occupying 11 floors of the Burj Khalifa, the Armani Hotel is by far one of the most luxurious hotels in central Dubai. With its privileged location, guests can enjoy an unparalleled panoramic view of the entire city. In addition to the stunning views, the Armani Hotel offers a range of exquisite amenities and services to ensure that your stay at the hotel is unique. These services range from access to Michelin-starred restaurants and spas, and even exclusive access to the Dubai Mall. You’ll feel like a king when you stay at Hotel Armani.
Price for one night: From 2300 AED
This hotel is part of a much larger global hotel chain: Vida Hotels and Resorts. Vida is known for its luxurious accommodations and exceptional services. In Dubai, you can find Vida Hotels throughout the city, including the Dubai Creek Harbor and Marina. But the most popular branch is, of course, in the center of Dubai. The Downtown hotel is conveniently located so that guests can easily travel to the best areas of the city. Whether you want a suite with a beautiful view or easy access to iconic landmarks like the Dubai Opera, Vida Downtown is the perfect location for a stay in Dubai.
Price for one night: From 800 AED
Swissôtel Al Murooj
Swissôtel Al Murooj is another luxury hotel in the heart of the city. Part of the Accor group, this hotel is well located, directly opposite the Dubai Mall and just a few minutes’ walk from the neighboring skyscraper. The hotel has more than 250 rooms and suites, all with the best technology and service, as well as impressive views of the area. Swissôtel is also equipped with gyms, sports courts, swimming pools and saunas.
Price for one night: From 1000 AED
The Rove Hotels chain is known for being a top-notch hotel that doesn’t completely destroy your bank account. The joint project between Meraas and Emaar has numerous branches in the city, from Expo City to City Walk. The Downtown Dubai branch offers modern and stylish accommodation with a vibrant and bright atmosphere. You can choose from countless rooms, including rooms with views of the Burj. In addition to those views, you can also take advantage of other amenities like the 24-hour fitness center, a nearby convenience store, and more.
Price for one night: From AED 550