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Hotels & Accommodation

Discover Dubai's new hotels in 2023

Tue, January 10, 2023

From boutique gems to luxury hotels, there are so many exciting addresses to stay and play in the city. Check into these incredible new and upcoming hotels in Dubai.

From boutique gems to luxury hotels, there are so many exciting addresses to stay and play in the city. Check into these incredible new and upcoming hotels in Dubai.

Opening soon: Atlantis The Royal Dubai

Taking shape next to Atlantis, The Palm resort on Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis The Royal rises 185m above sea level. Anticipated as the biggest hospitality property in Dubai, it is now open for reservations ahead of its February launch. The hotel will comprise 800 guest rooms and suites, 250 luxury residences, 90 swimming pools, 11 restaurants and a wellbeing centre. The rooms and residences will be connected via a Sky Bridge, which will house a rooftop infinity pool suspended 96m above The Palm. The signature highlight of the resort will be its food and beverage outlets spearheaded by acclaimed chefs including the likes of Heston Blumenthal, Gastón Acurio, Costas Spiliadis, Ariana Bundy and José Andrés.

Opening soon: NH Dubai The Palm

The first NH Hotels property in the Middle East is preparing to open its doors on the main trunk of the Palm Jumeirah. Visitors can take their pick from 227 rooms and suites, plus 306 serviced apartments over 14 floors, with entertainment venues like a sports bar and a rooftop lounge, plus a kids club that's sure to distract little ones. An ideal spot for tourists, the hotel is just a stone’s throw from some of the city’s top attractions including The Palm Fountain at the Pointe and Palm West Beach.


Address Grand Creek Harbour

Another highly anticipated launch, Address Grand Creek Harbour takes pride of place along the city’s historic waterways. The first five-star hotel in Dubai Creek Harbour, guests are spoilt for choice among its 223 rooms and showpiece suites – all offering tasteful design, unparalleled comfort and skyline panoramas while situated away from the city bustle. If you’re looking for a relaxing holiday, you don’t want to miss the infinity pool here, providing spectacular views of the iconic Burj Khalifa across the shore.

voco Dubai The Palm

Open since early 2023 on Palm West Beach, voco Dubai The Palm features 143 rooms and suites, a fully-equipped gym and a luxury spa. New restaurants include Maison Mathis and Frenia offering modern European cuisine, while the hotel’s poolside rooftop lounge dishes up Mediterranean favourites. The hotel is the latest opening in the city from IHG Hotel group and is a slick addition to the flourishing area, which already boasts shoreside dining spots like Koko Bay and February 30.

Vida Dubai Marina Yacht Club

What could be more soothing than a location overlooking up-market boats and glimmering blue sea? Launched in late 2022, Vida Dubai Marina & Yacht Club, perched on the water’s edge, impresses with 158 rooms and residences, plus business facilities, working spaces, social dining options and plenty to keep kids busy. A sprawling swimming pool, luxury spa and a variety of restaurants and lounges complete the package.

Côte d'Azur Resort

Hop on a 20-minute boat ride from Jumeirah Fishing Harbour to get to Côte d'Azur, one of the latest resorts at The Heart of Europe development on The World Islands. Designed to reflect the vibrancy of French Riviera port cities, the island hosts four 220-room properties named Monaco – which is checking in guests at the moment – Nice, Cannes and St. Tropez. Each hotel stands out for its elaborate paintwork featuring 60 dazzling hues of the rainbow at this secluded spot, just 4km off the coast of Dubai. 

Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah

The eagerly-awaited Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah has opened on Palm West Beach, with 608 rooms offering incredible views of the Arabian Gulf. Even more exciting than the location, however, are the hotel’s restaurant offerings. Openings include Trader Vic’s and Tahitian Village, Factory by McGettigan’s, CLAW BBQ and Dubai’s first Barfly by Buddha Bar. Other options include Zing Beach Bar for light bites at the water's edge, SocialBee, which features a menu infused with locally-sourced honey, Mowsem all-day dining restaurant and Dubai favourite, Jones the Grocer.

Delta Hotels by Marriott, Green Community Dubai

Giving off boutique property vibes, with slick yet comfy interiors, 248-key Delta Hotels by Marriott Green Community is sure to become a neighbourhood hub. What to explore? Lounge by the outdoor swimming pool, get pampered at the new spa while the  fitness centre will ensure you can tick off your workout goals. Located in Dubai Investment Park, the hotel also satiates cravings with foodie options including international cuisine at Masian Restaurant, light bites at The Hub Delta Bar and a top-notch continental breakfast at The Delta Pantry.

Radisson Beach Resort Palm Jumeirah

The 389-room Radisson Beach Resort Palm Jumeirah opened in late 2022 on the bustling shores of Palm West Beach. The four-star resort has enviable views across to Dubai Marina and a stunning swimming pool with panoramic skyline vistas. Food options include an all-day dining restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, light bites by the pool and a snack bar in the lobby. The hotel also features a state-of-the-art fitness centre and a shiny new spa.

Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Village Triangle

The family-friendly Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Village Triangle boasts many highlights – panoramic views of the city skyline and a host of amenities to keep all ages entertained. Holidaymakers can take full advantage of the aqua park, kids' club, three swimming pools (including an infinity one just for women) and luxe La Mer Spa. Foodies meanwhile will be able to dine at international favourite MRKT, Italian restaurant Ricci and the lobby-located Mövenpick Cafe, where you can even indulge in complimentary chocolate treats every evening.

W Dubai - Mina Seyahi

The impressive views of the yacht-filled harbour and endless blue sea beyond should be reason enough to check into the W Dubai - Mina Seyahi. This chic skyscraper boasts an infinity pool hosting the Wet Deck by Ginger Moon that ups the ante on waterside revelry. There are also five irresistible dining destinations, alongside a fitness studio and spa. The rooms are quirkily characterised as 'Fantastic', 'Marvellous' and 'Spectacular' so already high expectations are bound to be exceeded.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa The Palm

Indian hospitality is on the agenda at the Taj Exotica which has made its Dubai debut on Palm Jumeirah. Expect full-on glamour as the waterside resort differentiates itself in innovative ways. See suites sporting jacuzzis, get zen at the in-house School of Yoga, or watch the sunset from the longest pool on The Palm. Soft play areas, entertainment zones, an award-winning Jiva Spa and signature Varq fine dining restaurant are just some of its attractions. We suggest you upgrade to take full advantage of the luxurious Club Lounge too.

INK Hotel

Adding a splash of fun to Al Jaddaf Waterfront is four-star boutique hotel INK. The chic five-storey property is one of the latest hotels in Dubai with a sustainability focus, featuring a range of organic soaps, rooftop solar panels and staff uniforms made of recycled plastic among its eco-friendly highlights. Overlooking the Dubai Creek, INK best caters to progressive youths and the young-at-heart with its 63 rooms, pop-up gym, pets area and all-day restaurant Bistro by INK. Interestingly, the hotel is also home to HTMi Switzerland Dubai – a leading Swiss hospitality school where students live ‘on campus’ and immerse themselves in experiential learning.

Hyatt Centric Jumeirah Dubai

This boutique hotel recently debuted in the Middle East with its Dubai opening. Hyatt Centric Jumeirah Dubai features dining destination Eunoia by Carine and 173 rooms fitted in a playful fusion of colours, textures and curated trinkets. Situated in La Mer, the hotel has direct access to all of the seaside destination’s many thrills, from shoreside dining to the Laguna Waterpark, and is close to the city’s historic districts and lively urban hubs.

25hours Hotel Dubai One Central

This quirky boutique hotel from Europe is sweeping Dubai off its feet. 25hours' first location in the region is situated right in the heart of Dubai at One Central. Visitors can take advantage of a host of unusual delights, including its famous Bavarian-style dining garden, creative co-working spaces, in-house cinema, dedicated vinyl-playing areas and even a pottery studio. Guests have the added advantage of slick urban views from their rooms and free MINI Cooper rentals for city explorations.

Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort

Anantara’s seventh UAE property has taken up residence on none other than Dubai’s World Islands, clinching the coveted title as the archipelago’s first resort. Accessible via a 15-minute boat ride from The Palm, the resort’s home island (named Clarence Island) serves as a private haven for guests, offering 70 lavish seaside villas and suites as well as pools, alfresco dining and beach access. Don't miss the chance to dine at Qamar, a speciality Arabic-Indian restaurant with beachfront barbecues and idyllic views – an ideal spot for romantic meals.


Dubai Parks and Resort - Legoland
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Lego bricks are fun no matter how old you are, which makes Dubai's Legoland Hotel the perfect location for a family getaway. Kids and adults can immerse themselves in a world of creative imagination while staying in one of the property's 250 themed rooms. In addition to all the interactive toy sets, there's also a castle play area and a disco elevator. A joint venture between DXB Entertainments and UK-based Merlin Entertainments who manage the property's operations, the colourful cube-themed venue is part of Dubai Parks and Resorts and is the first hotel of its kind in the Middle East.

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