Grand Excelsior Hotel Al Barsha
In a modernist building resembling a cruise ship, this high-end hotel in the vibrant Al Barsha business district is a 15-minute walk from the indoor pistes of Ski Dubai and 2 km from the immense Mall of the Emirates.
Refined rooms with seating areas, city views and free Wi-Fi feature flat-screen TVs, minifridges, and tea and coffeemakers. Ornate suites with wood floors provide Jacuzzis and separate lounges with dining areas. Room service is available 24/7.
Parking and a beach/mall shuttle bus are free. Other amenities include an opulent restaurant, a relaxed bistro and a convivial English-style pub. There's also a gym, a spa and a rooftop pool.