Dubai is known for its constantly evolving skyline, which is filled with towering skyscrapers, extravagant shopping malls, and luxurious hotels. In 2023, several new hotels are set to open in the city, adding to its already impressive array of accommodation options.
Are you interested in planning your next vacation in Dubai or simply curious about the new hotels that are opening in the city? If so, read on to learn more about the latest accommodation options in Dubai.
VOCO Dubai The Palm
Voco Dubai The Palm, a boutique hotel located on Palm West Beach, is a budget-friendly accommodation option that offers contemporary rooms with private beach access. The hotel has 138 rooms and features two dining options: Maison Mathis, a European restaurant, and Frenia, a rooftop pool bar that is set to open later in the year.
Voco Dubai The Palm, Palm West Beach, ihg.com/voco
A new luxury hotel is set to open in the JLT neighborhood of Dubai. The towering skyscraper will house 188 rooms and offer office spaces, and has been designed by the luxury brand Ralph and Russo. This five-star hotel is sure to be a chic and stylish addition to the city’s hotel scene.
One&Only One Za’abeel
This unique hotel, which has been designed by architects Nikken Sekkei, is located in the Za’abeel area of Dubai near Bur Dubai. The building, which consists of two towers, boasts 360-degree views of the city, features restaurants, and a luxurious swimming pool deck. The hotel’s unique shape is sure to make it a standout addition to the city’s skyline.
Mama Shelter is a budget-friendly hotel brand with locations in Paris, London, and Prague. Known for its quirky style and fun atmosphere, Mama Shelter is set to open a hotel in Dubai in 2023. The hotel will have 197 rooms, each with its unique design, an all-day restaurant, a speakeasy bar, and a pizza restaurant. Guests can also enjoy a large pool deck and a rooftop skyline bar with views of Business Bay.
NH Dubai The Palm
Anantara Hotels is set to open a new hotel on Palm Jumeirah in 2023. The NH Dubai The Palm will be located in the South Tower of the Seven Palm project, which will also include apartments in the North Tower. The hotel’s main attraction is expected to be the unique infinity pool that connects the two towers. The NH Dubai The Palm is sure to be a popular destination for travelers looking to experience the luxury and sophistication that Anantara Hotels is known for.
Kempinski Floating Palace
As its name suggests, the Kempinski Floating Palace is a hotel that will be located on the Arabian Gulf. The hotel will feature 156 rooms, 12 luxury villas, and 12 glass boat houses, as well as high-end restaurants, boutique shops, and a spa. The Kempinski Floating Palace is located off Jumeirah Beach Road and will provide guests with access to five-star amenities. Those with yachts will also be able to dock at the hotel and make use of its facilities.
Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab
Jumeirah is set to open a new resort that has been inspired by a super yacht. The hotel, which will be located next to the Burj Al Arab, will have its own private stretch of beach and will offer 386 rooms and 83 hotel apartments. As with all Jumeirah hotels, there will be a number of excellent restaurants on site. The yacht-inspired resort is sure to be a popular destination for travelers looking for a luxurious and unique vacation experience.
Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab, Al Sufouh One. jumeirah.com
FIVE LUXE is the latest addition to the portfolio of party hotels from the FIVE brand, which also includes FIVE Palm Jumeirah and FIVE Jumeirah Village. Located in JBR, the hotel will be located in the former Corinthia Meydan building and will feature 232 rooms and six restaurants. The U-shaped building is set to open in 2023.
FIVE LUXE, Jumeirah Beach Residence. fiveluxe.fivehotelsandresorts.com
Previously known as The Dorchester, The Lana is a luxurious hotel located in a block-shaped building in Dubai. With 225 rooms and views of the Burj Khalifa, The Lana is expected to be one of the most prestigious hotels to open in the city this year. The hotel’s interior has been designed by Gilles et Boissier and takes inspiration from the waters of Business Bay as well as Emirati culture. The Lana will also feature an evening restaurant on the 18th floor and a patisserie.
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort
Bab Al Shams is set to reopen in April 2023 after being closed for renovations since May 2022. The resort, which is known for its desert relaxation theme, will feature a number of updates and additions, including a modern Arabic restaurant, rooftop lounge, and outdoor eatery. Guests can also enjoy a desert spa with a hammam, plunge pool, and couple’s treatment room. Bab Al Shams is sure to be a popular destination for travelers looking to relax and unwind in a luxurious and unique setting.
Bab Al Shams, Al Qudra Road, babalshams.com
Atlantis, The Royal
Atlantis, The Royal is a highly anticipated hotel opening in Dubai, known for its impressive features such as a 90m high sky pool and elegant rooms, suites, and signature penthouses with stunning views of the city skyline and the Arabian Sea.
The hotel will offer a variety of dining options, including La Mar by Gastón Acurio, Nobu by the Beach, Jaleo Dubai by chef José Andrés, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, and Ling Ling Dubai on the 23rd floor. Atlantis, The Royal is sure to be a major addition to the city’s hotel scene.
Atlantis, The Royal, Palm Jumierah, atlantis.com/dubai.