Dubai Marina is a hugely popular area for visitors to Dubai, particularly those who are coming for longer periods of time and love to balance apartment living with fabulous views and convenience to nearby amenities.
Dubai Marina is a buzzing and cosmopolitan part of the city with good transport links and access to fabulous bars, restaurants and tourist attractions with a stunningly picturesque backdrop of the marina.
Staying in Dubai Marina, you are immediately adjacent to The Beach & The Walk entertainment precinct of JBR, so easy walking distance to the beach, particularly from the northern side of the marina.
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Top 10 Hotels & Aparthotels Dubai Marina
Address Dubai Marina
This is a stylish choice for hotels in Dubai Marina where guests can enjoy comfort and luxury. It has direct access to the Dubai Marina Mall where unique boutiques and high-end fashion brands await shopaholics.
Address Dubai Marina hotel is well set up for couples as well as families; a diverse mix of restaurants and relaxing spa treatments provide romantic opportunities, while the kid’s club and kid’s pool keep youngsters entertained.
A brilliant feature is the infinity pool which is also home to ‘Wane by SoMiya’ chillout lounge and al fresco dining. Beautiful Jumeirah Beach can also be reached in a 5-minute walk.
Grosvenor House Hotel & Apartments
This 5-star Dubai Marina hotel gazes down over the sparkling panoramic cityscape and is made for lovers of luxury, particularly couples. With 750 hotel rooms, suites and apartments, you’ll find floor-to-ceiling windows with a soaking tub and rain shower in the marble bathrooms.
Grosvenor House Hotel offers a superb seafood buffet every week at Sloane’s and the vibrant Buddha Bar for far-eastern flavours and eclectic cocktails. On a cool winters evening enjoy rooftop vibes at Sidhartta lounge.
Guests can enjoy full access to facilities at sister hotel Le Royal Meridien on Jumeirah Beach, including the beach and pool with a free shuttle service.
InterContinental Dubai Marina
The InterContinental is a smart new hotel in Dubai Marina, shooting up from the heart of the waterfront. As well as standard rooms, the hotel offers a wide range of Residences from one to three-bedroom, with a full range of kitchen facilities and other amenities that provide a great aparthotel option in Dubai Marina.
The hotel boasts Michelin-star chefs and expert sommeliers for excellent wining and dining experiences that friends and couples can enjoy. There’s also a spa, swimming pool, fitness centre and kid’s pool. This is a family-friendly hotel that provides babysitting and childcare, as well as rollaways and extra beds on request.
Rove Dubai Marina
Hotels near Dubai Marina and The Palm, like Rove, put travelers in a great location to explore but without the huge price tag. The hotel has a cool decor with features like a foosball table and beanbag lounge, that exude the spirit of a backpacker hostel, only way more chic.
The stylish, minimalist-style rooms include a rain shower and sofa-bed suitable for children. A buffet breakfast is included at The Daily and there’s the nice touch of free ice on each floor. The outdoor pool is perfect after a day out exploring the city. Rove hotels have a certain get-up-and-go energy about them without being in your face – always a great choice for budget-conscious travellers to Dubai.
Radisson Blu Residence, Dubai Marina
Apartments at Dubai Marina like Radisson Blu Residence allow an independent and private stay in beautiful homes away from home. Private balconies provide superb panoramic views of the glitzy Marina, plus it’s just a 15-minute stroll to Jumeirah Beach.
The apartments each have a fully equipped kitchen and private laundry services, with long-lease rentals available. Guests may also make the most of the wellness facilities including a sauna and fitness room. A Lebanese breakfast is served daily in Zaroob, and a hire car counter on the ground floor makes it great for grabbing a rental for a day and exploring beyond Dubai.
Dusit Princess Residences
Dusit Princess Residences are brilliant for both travellers on business and leisure looking for Dubai Marina Hotel apartments. The 25-storey tower houses a collection of 146 one to three-bedroom apartments that are nothing short of luxury. Each fully furnished space has floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views out over the Arabian Gulf.
The kitchen area features a dishwasher and microwave and there’s a private bathroom with hot tub in each unit. The property also features an outdoor pool, terrace and international dining options. An in-apartment buffet breakfast is available daily. You’re situated just 600 away from Marina Beach.
Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina
Crown Plaza is a fabulous new option for hotels in Dubai Marina, designed with the modern business traveller in mind. The hotel has direct promenade access and is a 20-minute drive from the Expo 2020 Site as well as being located near to other important business hubs including Jumeirah Lake Towers and Dubai Media City.
The 24-storey building offers 273 ultra-modern rooms with superb Marina views and 6 meeting rooms with state-of-the-art facilities. There is also a twist on the classic business hotel model with the inclusion of 6 unique dining concepts and an outdoor Arabic style shisha lounge. Guests may enjoy leisure time in the sophisticated outdoor pool and fitness centre.
Millennium Place Dubai Marina
This is a fun 4-star option for hotels in Dubai Marina with modern comforts, suitable for couples and business travellers Take in views of the cityscape and Marina from 453 elegant rooms or laze by the pool on a chaise long. Three modern conference venues provide ample space for meetings and events.
A unique experience at Millenium is the Masterchef open-plan restaurant, where meals are prepared by past contestants and champions of the TV show. The 1920’s speakeasy-themed ‘Luggage Room’ is also a cool lounge bar to hang out at.
Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites
This 4-star option is lovely for a family break as well as for couples. These hotel apartments in Dubai Marina offer spacious suites with one, two or three bedrooms, a living room area, fully-equipped kitchen and washing machine. The private balconies look out to scenic city views and there’s a pool for lazy afternoons.
The Observatory Grill Room & Bar stands out for it’s 360 views over the Marina and Palm Jumeirah, serving classic dishes and craft beers.
La Verda Suites and Villas
La Verda provides a different option for hotels in Dubai Marina, with suites and villas that are perfect for a luxurious family break. The property is located on the longest length of the Marina promenade and has views of the Dubai Marina from its outdoor pool.
All suites have private balconies, and villas even have a personal 24-hour butler service. A full kitchen with amenities is available too. Children are well looked after with a kid’s pool and kid’s activity area that’s always supervised by a professional babysitter.
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