This is not only one of the very best hotels in Dubai, but also in the whole of the Middle East. The leisure facilities include its own luxurious spa, acres of tropical gardens, a handful of bathing areas and swimming pools, its own man-made waterfalls and lagoons, as well as squash and tennis courts and an outdoor keep fit trail!
This huge lobby is situated in the centre of this huge structure and is on different levels. There is a huge reception area, plenty of seating and to the rear the atrium with its tropical garden. The lobby is quite stunning and one feels as if one is entering a palace.
This is a huge structure, unmistakable and already a famous landmark on the Dubai skyline. There are 3 beige/dark blocks in total, all of which are connected, with acres of exquisite gardens surrounding them.
Rooms are extremely luxurious and in exceptional condition. Large in size and all with stunning views of the city, the furniture and art work are of an extremely high standard. Large floor to ceiling windows ensure the soft colour schemes of the room are beautifully defined. It is extremely difficult to find fault with these rooms.
This hotel offers the most refined and wide variety of restaurants imaginable for a hotel. 'The Market Cafe' is set in an indoor tropical garden in an atrium which is the heart of the hotels gastronomic experience. There is an authentic Lebanese restaurant ('Al Anwar'), 'Andiamo' is a trendy Italian, 'Sushi' offers delicious Japanese cuisine; there is a Vietnamese/ Cambodian / Laotian / Thai restaurant called 'Indochine', Peppercrab is a Singaporian seafood restaurant, and there is also a delicatessen. The list of bars is also huge, catering for the refined whiskey drinker, the oriental tea fanatic, or the keen dancer in the hotels very own trendy nightclub! An amazing choice!
This huge property is located in its own resort on the south bank of the Creek, just after the Garhoud bridge. The international airport is just a 5 minute drive, as is Deira City Centre. This is an extremely convenient location for all that Dubai has to offer.