7 Recently Opened Dubai Hotels
Luxury, exclusivity, and innovation are three words that come to mind when describing Dubai. The ‘Jewel of the Desert’ is a global city, and truly has something to suit every taste; whether that’s ultramodern skyscrapers, the world’s largest shopping mall, or hundreds of diverse restaurants and entertainment facilities. Dubai’s MICE industry is booming, and with the ever growing demand for accommodation for guests to the city comes a large range of hotels opening, each bigger and better than the last.
Here's a glance at 7 recently opened hotels:
W Hotel - Al Habtoor City
W Dubai - Al Habtoor City is described as ‘the pulse of next generation fashion, music, and design’, and is where visiting trendsetters to Dubai call home. With 356 guestrooms and suites, 1,000 square metres of function space, and cutting edge design, it truly is the place to be for the stylish traveller. The fantastic staff go above and beyond to make your stay memorable, and that experience starts with the panoramic views of the city as you check in at reception on the 30th floor. Guests can even get the scoop on the latest in the city with the ‘W Insider’ service, making W the first stop for those wanting to delve into the heart of Dubai.
St. Regis Hotel - Downtown
The latest addition to Dubai’s vibrant Downtown District, the St. Regis opened in November 2015. Part of Al Habtoor City, Dubai’s first-ever integrated urban resort, the hotel sits on the banks of the soon-to-be-completed Dubai Canal. Taking interior design inspiration from New York’s hotel of the same name, including the grand staircase and impressive art collection, the hotel promises guests luxury in the form of rooftop pools, world-renowned restaurants, and a spa.
Dubai’s newest fashion brand hotel, Palazzo Versace sits just off Dubai Creek, and will be in the perfect position once the Dubai Canal is completed early next year. This five star hotel is a classical architectural masterpiece, with a striking entrance, high ceilings, and landscaped gardens; it is reminiscent of a 16th century Italian Palace. There are 215 hotel rooms and suites, and 169 residences, and guests will never be short of entertainment; there are three outdoor pools to choose from, as well as 8 restaurants and bars, each with an al-fresco terrace, so guest can enjoy the weather and spectacular views whilst enjoying delicious food and drink.
The newly opened Four Seasons Dubai International Financial Centre joins its beloved sister property, the Four Seasons Resort at Jumeirah Beach. This luxury, sophisticated property is perfect for business trips and urban getaways; located in the heart of the city, near to the Dubai Mall, it is the perfect location for those looking for a true city break. Once back at the hotel, guests will not be short of things to do; those staying in the 78 guest rooms and 28 suites have access to 4 restaurants, lounges and bars; 5 spa treatment rooms; and breathtaking 360° views from the rooftop pool.
New German Hotel, The Steigenberger, brings luxury and hospitality to Business Bay. The five-star property, which is close to Dubai Mall and the Downtown area, accommodates guests in 365 luxury rooms and suites spread across 19 floors, all offering stunning views of the city. The hotel is elegantly and modernly designed, and features five dining venues; a fitness centre, including a spa and a gym; squash court; an outdoor pool; and three meeting rooms.
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa
A collection of 17 rooms and suites, 15 luxury villas, and 63 residences; Nikki Beach Resort & Spa is located on the waterfront of Pearl Jumeirah, and is the place to be for young, stylish travellers. The 5-star resort promises awe-inspiring views over the Arabian Gulf and the stunning Dubai skyline. Suites include innovative features such as a bespoke ‘entertainment wall’ and mood lighting, and some will even have their own private pools and decks. There are five restaurants offering refined dining, including the option to eat right there on the beach, and guests can take advantage of the exclusive Nikki Spa.
Jumeirah Al Naseem
The newest addition to Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Al Naseem sits on a stunning stretch of coast, and promises to bring ‘a new wave of energy, exuberance and excitement’ to the area. This luxury property boasts 387 rooms and 43 suites, all of which are spacious and open plan, designed in a contemporary style and ‘inspired by sand dunes, blue skies, and sea breeze’, and each boasting balconies and terraces with spectacular views of the sea. Guests will never be short of things to do, with over 10 restaurants and bars to choose from, the hotel’s own beach club, and easy access to the nearby sister hotels and facilities.