Top New Hotels and Resorts In Dubai

Step into the city’s newly opened hotel and resorts. From desert escapes to beachside retreats, Top Spots Dubai rounds up the best.

Address Grand Creek Harbour, Dubai Creek Harbour

Opened: January 2023
232 rooms and 31 suites

This two-tower hotel and residence is the latest addition to the rapidly expanding Dubai Creek Harbour, set to become one of the city’s new social hubs. At Address Grand Creek Harbour guests can expect the brand’s signature concepts such as ‘The Restaurant’ and ‘The Spa at Address’ as well as a fitness centre, yoga studio and a selection of new dining concepts and bars. The five-star location offers impressive views of Burj Khalifa and the city’s skyline, particularly from its infinity pool.

Terra Solis, Dubai Heritage Vision (a 35-minute drive from Downtown Dubai)

Opened: December 2022
48 Luxury Tents, 20 Lodges and 6 poolside cabins

The newly opened Terra Solis is a desert glamping retreat brought to Dubai by the team behind the music festival, Tomorrowland. The concept features a collection of lodges and tents as well as six pool lodges for those looking for a VIP experience. Head to Terra Solis for a festival-like atmosphere with famous DJs entertaining the crowds on the weekend. Guests can enjoy shisha, a pool, music, as well as food and beverage offerings like the Mesa Mediterranean eatery.

Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Palm West Beach

Opened: December 2022
602 rooms and 12 suites

Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah is located on the vibrant, beach club-filled Palm West Beach.  Dining concepts include rustic trattoria, Cucina, Gelateria by Cucina for gelato, Levantera for Mediterranean and Levantine cuisine, and vibrant beachfront Mexican, Señor Pico. Each room features partial or full sea views. Guests can enjoy an expansive pool (part of the Marriott’s Bal Harbour beach club), beach access and a kids’ club.

Vida Dubai Marina and Yacht Club, Dubai Marina

Opened: December 2022
138 rooms and 20 suites

This chic waterfront address is a 158-room, pet-friendly hotel and residence. All rooms can enjoy views over the marina and its impressive yachts. Vida Dubai Marina and Yacht Club take the place of the once-iconic Dubai Marina Yacht Club. The address features a gym, pool and spa as well as a selection of new dining concepts. Much like the existing Vida properties, this new addition is an ideal hub for digital nomads with on-site business facilities and co-working spaces.

Radisson, Palm West Beach

Opened: October 2022
389 rooms and 18 suites

The newly opened Radisson, Palm West Beach is a 4-star hotel and features king and twin rooms that enjoy the sea and Dubai Marina views from floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies. Dining concepts and bars span the vibrant Latin-themed Esco-Bar, Miami-style Black Flamingo with a Latin American menu, and the elegant rooftop eatery, Tonino Lamborghini, a Mediterranean venue that promises live music and entertainment as well as 360-degree views. Radisson also features a spa, beach and pool that overlooks the Dubai Marina skyline.

Radisson, Palm West Beach enjoys easy access to the Palm West Beach lifestyle destination, a district that features nine beach clubs and restaurants dotted along the shoreline.

Hilton, Palm West Beach

Opened: August 2022
608 rooms and 22 suites

At the Hilton, all rooms and suites take in sea or partial sea views. The address features a gym and two dedicated spa areas – one for women and one for men. The spas feature their own plunge pool, sauna and relaxation rooms. Ideal for families, at the Hilton there is a kids’ club, pool and play park. Enjoy light bites at poolside Zing Beach Bar or casual coffee and cake at SocialBee where the menu centres around locally-sourced honey. Mowsem serves a menu of global cuisine while Jones the Grocer is a go-to for healthy lunch by the sea.

W Dubai Mina Seyahi

Opened: April 2022
318 rooms and 27 suites

Situated on Dubai’s Mina Seyahi waterfront, the W Dubai is an adults-only 31 storey tower that overlooks the surrounding seas and skyline. Expect the W chain’s signature vibrant interiors created in dialogue with regional culture. The lobby takes its influence from the local gold souks. Dine at Farrago an arabesque lounge with its own Al Hakawati mixologist or Attiko a Japanese rooftop hotspot with JBR and Dubai Marina skyline views.

W Dubai Mina Seyahi is next-door to the popular Barasti bar and restaurant, within walking distance of Dubai Marina and just a short drive from JBR, Bluewaters Island and Palm Jumeirah.

Taj Exotica Resort and Spa The Palm

Opened: March 2022
258 rooms and 67 suites

Located on the eastern crescent of Palm Jumeirah, the Taj Exotica Resort and Spa The Palm takes a more is more ethos with 325 bedrooms and suites as well as a record-breaking 70-meter swimming pool (the longest pool on Palm Jumeirah) and a 230-metre private beach. The hotel includes a range of dining options both formal and informal including the Indian fine-dining that Taj hotels are known for. 

Paramount Midtown

Opened: February 2022
199 rooms and 82 suites

Paramount Midtown is the second Paramount location in Dubai. The hotel’s decor is infused with Hollywood glamour and centres around Paramount Pictures’ 105-year legacy. The hotel’s restaurants – Paparazzi Tuscan and CineScope – continue the cinematic theme. Head to Malibu Sky Lounge and Pool Bar for striking city views including the Burj Khalifa enjoyed from the infinity pool.

Hyatt Centric Jumeirah

Opened: December 2021
173 rooms and 14 suites

Situated in the Jumeirah beachside development, La Mer, boutique lifestyle hotel, Hyatt Centric features bright, minimalist interiors and an uplifting atmosphere. Hyatt Centric’s beachfront location is ideal for tourists who want to relax by the beach by day and then shop and dine in the La Mer retail park. Kids can enjoy themselves in La Mer’s Laguna waterpark.

A public beach with a jogging track, downtown Dubai, Jumeirah Mosque and the Bur Dubai souks are all within a 10-minute drive from this location.

Anantara World Islands

Opened: December 2021
70 rooms, suites, and villas

Anantara World Islands Resort Dubai was the very first resort to open on Dubai’s World Islands’ South American continent. Offering the feeling of an island getaway with the hotel chain’s signature Thai luxury, the resort is just 4-kilometres from mainland Dubai. Guests arrive by boat from Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, a journey that takes just 15 minutes.

Guests can relax at the beach or in the sizable swimming pool at the centre of the resort as well as at the Anantara Spa. Activities include watersports such as pedalo trips, banana boat rides and jet skis. Dining includes both restaurants and options for al fresco dinners and BBQ on the beach. The bar lounge offers impressive views of Dubai’s skyline.

25 Hours Hotel, One Central, Trade Centre Dubai

Opened: December 2021
434 rooms and 82 suites

The 25hours Hotel One Central is Dubai’s new hipster hangout. The hotel chain is known for its personality with a fun and young vibe. 25hours Hotel offers excellent downtown Dubai and Museum of the Future views. Guests can browse the 5,000 book library and take in art by local creatives in a setting uplifted by thoughtful interior additions such as vinyl records. There are novel themed suites and rooms to choose from. Certain bedrooms feature hammocks as well as quirky details like analogue phones. The hotel’s Monkey Bar, imported from Berlin, offers an upbeat atmosphere with a live DJ, monkey cages for guests to sit in on the terrace and a Latin American-inspired menu.

The hotel’s location between Emirates Towers, DIFC and the Museum of the Future means that culture and dining options are within walking distance while downtown Dubai and Jumeirah are within a 15-minute drive. 25hours Hotel helps guests to explore Dubai by bike thanks to their fleet of e-bicycles.

Ramee Dream Hotel Downtown

Opened: December 2021
121 rooms and 30 suites

Located within close proximity to DIFC and Downtown Dubai, Ramee Dream Hotel Downtown is a destination for those that want to maximise their vacation. The hotel features a spa, fitness centre, and pool. Ready to let off some stream? The hotel’s Tulum-themed Cavo restaurant hosts one of the city’s most vibrant brunches each Sunday – Sound of Tulum while Funny Cats is a laidback sports bar. Head to restaurants Atri and Yume for fine dining experiences and finish your night at Vice nightclub.

The Dubai Edition

Opened: November 2021
275 rooms and 42 suites

The latest in this chain of luxurious, design-centric hotels, The Dubai Edition is a go-to for fine dining with options. Italian restaurant, Duomo, rooftop Peruvian eatery, Inti (which offers excellent Burj Khalifa views) and Paris-inspired Jolie are highlights. The open-air pool offers excellent Dubai skyline views while Thia Skylounge, on the terrace, serves light bites with Burj Khalifa views until late. Head to speakeasy bar, Leon for the atmosphere. Expect the hotel’s signature approach to thoughtful design throughout with art and architecture enlivening the environment.

The Dubai Edition’s location is within walking distance of Dubai Mall, The Dubai Fountains, Burj Khalifa and other downtown Dubai attractions.

The Hyde Hotel, Business Bay

Opened: November 2021
276 rooms and 70 suites

Hyde Hotel is an American export with a new Dubai address. Suites overlook the Dubai Canal and Downtown Dubai city skyline. The lounge area is packed with thoughtful details including fashion books, games and artwork which is available to purchase. Head to the pool or spa for relaxation. Hyde Hotel features several eateries including Hollywood sushi favourite, Katsuya, which has an outdoor terrace.

The hotel is perched by the Dubai Canal, perfect for an evening stroll. Walk a bit further (around 20-mins) and you’ll reach major downtown Dubai attractions.

Raffles The Palm

Opened: October 2021
389 rooms and 56 suites

An ‘ultra-luxury’ destination, Raffles The Palm is known for its old-world splendour. Guests can book rooms, suites or villas, each option offers access to the Raffles’ butler service. Guests staying in the Club Rooms and Suites can access the Raffles Club Lounge for dining with full views of the Dubai skyline. There are eight dining concepts and bars inside the hotel. Al fresco Piatti by the Beach is recommended, the eatery transports guests to the Italian Amalfi Coast. For live music and beverages head to Sola jazz lounge.

Crowne Plaza Jumeirah

Opened: July 2021
252 rooms and 50 suites

Situated in the heart of Jumeirah 1, Crowne Plaza Jumeirah Dubai is close to neighbourhood shops, restaurants and attractions including Etihad Museum and La Mer. Dining options span an all-day dining restaurant as well as a Pan-Asian eatery and a classic British pub. There’s also a coffee lounge and a pool deck with a bar and lounge. The rooftop pool reveals striking Burj Khalifa views.

Th8 Palm Hotel, Palm Jumeirah

Opened: June 2021
161 rooms and 110 suites

Located on the crescent of the Palm, Th8 is a fashion-centric shoreside destination for a young and hip crowd. Rooms overlook Dubai Marina and JBR. The resort has its own private beach. Head to the already-popular Fluid Beach Club for an energetic atmosphere and live DJ. On-site dining concepts include EllaMia, a chic yet casual spot that offers a taste of Los Angeles’ craft coffee culture and Mediterranean restaurant Envy.

St.Regis The Palm

Opened: May 2021
264 rooms and 26 suites

Situated inside the 52-floor Palm Tower, rooms and suites enjoy sea and skyline views. There are two infinity pools and a beach club to pick between. Guests can indulge themselves at the St. Regis Spa or by utilising the hotel’s butler service. Infinity pool, Aura Sky Pool, offers 360-degree panoramic views from 200 metres above the ground. There are several world-class dining options on-site including SushiSamba as well as Her by Caroline Astor – a ladies-only tea house.

The St.Regis The Palm has a direct connection to the Nakheel Mall so that guests can shop, dine, head to the cinema or enjoy the Nakheel Mall kids entertainment centres. There is also direct access to the Palm’s latest attraction, The View at The Palm observation deck.

SLS Hotel & Residence

Opened: April 2021
325 rooms and 251 suites

Located in Business Bay, SLS hotel is a trendy 75 storey hotel. Guests can enjoy some of the best 360-degree city views in the city here from the two rooftop infinity pools. Celebrated interior designer Paul Bishop designed the rooms. Dine at a range of culinary concepts including signature Italian Fi’lia or steakhouse Carna by Dario Cecchini and party at the 75th-floor nightlife venue, Privilege.

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