Dubai is the business, tourism, and financial capital of the Middle East. If you’re heading to Dubai and the UAE for a business trip, Top Spots Dubai has you covered with a list of the top 10 best business hotels. These hotels offer comfort and proximity to key business destinations.
1. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, next to DIFC
The two towers that comprise Jumeirah Emirates Towers enclose 400 rooms and suites, office spaces and conference rooms, multiple dining and nightlife venues, men’s and women’s salons, a fitness centre, Talise Spa, retail, and cafes. Renowned restaurants including La Cantine, Nivine and The Rib Room are ideal for entertaining clients. Discover Dubai Future District inside a hub for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and emerging technology solutions. Situated just off of Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai’s main highway, Jumeirah Emirates Towers is within walking distance of DIFC as well as the Emirates Towers Metro station, the Trade Centre and key tourist sites such as the Museum of the Future, Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall.
2. Waldorf Astoria DIFC
Located within the Burj Daman complex in Dubai’s financial centre, DIFC, The Waldorf Astoria DIFC, is an excellent base for meetings. The hotel features expansive conference and event spaces as well as a spa and fitness centre and several restaurants. The rooftop terrace includes an outdoor pool and jacuzzi. Hotel rooms offer DIFC and downtown Dubai views. Waldorf Astoria DIFC is within walking distance of the Museum of the Future and just a short drive from Downtown Dubai.
3. Four Seasons DIFC
Four Seasons DIFC offers both ideal location and comfort. Business travellers will appreciate the ease of access to business and lifestyle destination DIFC, the Four Seasons is right in the centre. Meeting rooms can be transformed for board meetings or informal chats with technologies for presentations, the hotel also offers the option of bespoke catering. Process a hard day at work in the gym or from the rooftop terrace, rooftop pool or spa. Four Seasons DIFC is known for its bars and dining concepts including Mina Brasserie and Luna Sky Lounge. Step out of the hotel and a host of impressive dining concepts, bars, cafes, and amenities from retail to fitness centres await.
4. Ritz Carlton DIFC
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre is at the heart of Dubai’s financial district, ideally situated for business and leisure with a direct walkway to The Gate in the centre of DIFC. The hotel features intimate and large meeting spaces as well as a ballroom. Guests can relax at The Ritz-Carlton Spa or at the indoor and outdoor pools. DIFC includes world-leading dining concepts, business facilities, retail, galleries, cafes and lounges and is a short drive away from the Dubai Trade Centre and Downtown Dubai.
5. 25 Hours Hotel, One Central
25 Hours Hotel features quirky interiors and Museum of the Future views as well as five themed restaurants and bars. Business travellers can make the most of the hotel’s co-working spaces. 25 Hours Hotel provides playful meeting spaces. The Wind Room connects to a pottery studio while the Sand Room features a sandpit. 25 Hours Hotel is conveniently located next to the Trade Centre and is within walking distance of DIFC as well as the Emirates Towers Metro and a short drive from Downtown Dubai.
6. The Dubai Edition, Downtown Dubai
The Dubai Edition is known for its inspired design. Aside from the interiors, the space features several impressive dining and lounge concepts including Duomo, Inti and Leon. Business travellers hosting meetings will appreciate the hotel’s bespoke services including cutting-edge audiovisual technology and bespoke catering menus while the penthouse is often used for board meetings. Guests can relax in the outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre. The Dubai Edition is within walking distance of The Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa and just a five-minute drive from DIFC.
7. ME Dubai by Melia, Business Bay
ME Dubai by Melia was designed by acclaimed architect Zaha Hadid with futuristic interiors to match. Meeting rooms here are dubbed the ME Studios, three gallery-style spaces that include a dedicated boardroom. The gym in this hotel stands out thanks to its Technogym Biocircuit technology which creates personalised workouts based on the user’s biometrics. The hotel also features an open-air pool deck with live entertainment, a spa and leading restaurants including Maine and Roka. Key Downtown Dubai sights are within a short drive from this hotel.
8. The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay
The Oberoi Dubai has previously won the award for the ‘Best New Business Hotel’ by Business Traveler Awards. The business centre is open 24-hours per day while the hotel also features multiple meeting rooms, a board meeting room and a grand hall. 24/7 butler service and room service make for a relaxed stay. The Oberoi Dubai overlooks the Burj Khalifa and is just a few minutes away from Downtown Dubai.
9. Taj Dubai, Business Bay
Taj hotels are known for their service and contemporary Indian aesthetic. Entertain at the Taj’s award-winning dining concepts that include: Miss Tess, The Eloquent Elephant and Treehouse. Taj Dubai features several meeting and event spaces, including an opera ballroom and an outdoor “Secret Garden” space for memorable events. The hotel features a fitness centre, the Taj’s signature Jiva Spa as well as an outdoor pool with a pool bar. Taj Dubai is ideal for both business and leisure. Its location on Burj Khalifa street means that The Dubai Mall, Dubai Opera, Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai are within walking distance.
10. JW Marriot Marquee, Business Bay
Spread across two towers, JW Marriot Marquee features event and business facilities that include 32 small and large meeting spaces and two ballrooms. Entertain at in-house bars and restaurants including Prime68 Steakhouse and the Vault lounge which offers panoramic views. Unwind at the Saray Spa and Health Club. JW Marriot Marquee has easy access to Sheikh Zayed Road.