A 2-minute walk from the nearest metro station, this stately hotel in a skyscraper is a 10-minute walk from the Dubai World Trade Centre and 4 km from the Burj Khalifa. Featuring panoramic views of the city or Arabian Gulf, the high-end rooms have free Wi-Fi and flat-screens, plus minibars, tea and coffeemaking facilities, and marble bathrooms. All feature sofabeds, while upgraded rooms and suites add iPod docks, as well as separate living/dining areas. Room service is available.
There are 2 sleek restaurants (1 set in lush gardens) and a ritzy bar. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a spa and a gym, plus a yoga pavilion and free parking.