One of Dubai’s absolute show stopper highlights is the iconic Burj Khalifa – the tallest tower in the world!
Whilst it’s hard not to capture the Burj Khalifa from pretty much anywhere in the city at its towering height of 828 metres, it’s another thing altogether to stay somewhere in Dubai where you can throw open your curtains and admire the Burj Khalifa view from your hotel room.
Whilst staying within the Burj Khalifa itself might be out of budget for many (the exceptionally pricey Armani Hotel Dubai is your only option), there are plenty of equally great – and in our option better – hotels to stay in nearby where you can capture those iconic Burj Khalifa views for an unforgettable Dubai experience.
The Burj Khalifa is situated adjacent to the Dubai Mall in Downtown Dubai. Accordingly, most of our picks are in the immediate Downtown Dubai, Business Bay and Sheikh Zayed Road areas, but we’ve thrown in a beachfront favourite with a Burj backdrop, and a value Bur Dubai pick too.
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NB – not all hotels mentioned will have Burj Khalifa view rooms from every room. There is likely differential pricing for rooms with better views, including the Dubai Fountains. You should specify your request when booking a hotel room to avoid disappointment.
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Located in the centre of Downtown Dubai, this 5-star hotel is the absolute definition of grandeur. With 242 rooms equipped with a minibar, luxurious bathroom and bathtub, a private balcony and free internet access, the Palace Downtown offers breathtaking views of Burj Khalifa, over Burj Lake.
With rooms priced from $250 USD per night*, Palace Downtown has a beautiful palm-fringed outdoor pool, sauna, full-service spa and hair salon. With seven restaurants, a lounge and a poolside bar, guests have a variety of wining and dining options to pick from – many of which also offer fabulous fountain views at night.
Top on the list of hotels with the best view of Burj Khalifa, it is the perfect holiday location for lovers, families and businessmen.
Shangri La Hotel, Dubai
Enjoying one of the best-unrivalled views of the Burj Khalifa is the Shangri-La Hotel, on Sheikh Zayed Road, Downtown Dubai. Only a 10-minute drive away from Burj Khalifa, this Asian-themed hotel boasts of a tennis court, two swimming pools, a health club and spa, eight restaurants, a vibrant bar and several other modern luxury facilities, all in the heart of the city.
Each of the 302 rooms at the Shangri-La Hotel Dubai is equipped with a spacious bathroom, tub and walk-in shower and its grey, white and gold themed décor give off a soothing and stylish aura.
A 5-star hotel with panoramic views of Burj Khalifa, double rooms are priced from $120 USD per night*. The Shangri La Hotel Dubai is best suited for couples who want to enjoy a romantic vacation and corporate guests.
The latest opening in the Address hotel group is sure to impress. Address Sky View is situated across two stunning highrise towers, connected with a sky bridge in Downtown Dubai.
With rooms priced from $250 USD per night*, this 5-star offering adjacent to Burj Khalifa offers The Restaurant plus several casual dining options, three swimming pools, a fitness centre, spa (check out that view!) pool bar and a sun terrace overlooking the breathtaking city of Dubai, it is every couple’s dream luxury destination.
Address Sky View also boasts of luxurious, cosy family rooms. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, private bathroom, an entertainment interface and a work desk, making it perfect for both corporate guests and businessmen bringing their families to Dubai for an unforgettable experience in the heart of the city.
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Set at the heart of Dubai’s new Business Bay, Taj Dubai is an Indian-themed 5-star hotel near Burj Khalifa. It’s modern and luxurious rooms are fully fitted with a minibar, flat-screen TV, air conditioning and a majestic view of Burj Khalifa and beautiful Dubai Opera.
Priced from $160 USD per night*, this boutique hotel has a diverse range of exotic and modern restaurants, bars and lounges for guests to explore. For the best view of Burj Khalifa, check out their urban rooftop oasis, Treehouse.
This hotel also offers free shuttle bus services to top spots in Dubai.
The Oberoi Dubai
A contemporary luxury hotel with uninterrupted stunning views of Burj Khalifa, The Oberoi Dubai offers spacious and luxurious accommodation to guests looking for luxury Dubai hotels near Downtown Dubai and the Burj Khalifa.
With 252 rooms and suites furnished with rich timber floors, specially commissioned artwork, luxurious fabrics and rugs, a balcony or floor-to-ceiling windows, The Oberoi in Business Bay is priced from $170 USD per night*.
Guests can enjoy a lovely swimming pool, exotic restaurants with vast dining options as well as the Lobby Bar. The Oberoi has a warm and welcoming ambience and is best for couples and families looking to enjoy the true Downtown Dubai luxury experience. Make sure you book a Burj Khalifa View room.
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai
Looking to enjoy luxury accommodation in one of the tallest buildings in the world? Look no further. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel is a 5-star luxury hotel rising to 82 floors with breathtaking views of the tallest buildings in the city. It so tall that one can see sparse clouds all around the city’s skyline.
Strategically located to make every shopaholic’s dream come true, its facilities include outdoor pools, rooftop pools, fitness centres, steam baths, 14 high-class restaurants, bars and lounges. With 1608 elegantly designed guest rooms priced from $140 USD per night*, this hotel is perfect for leisure travellers, shoppers, families and couples after that unique Dubai experience – and of course, Burj Khalifa views.
Officially holding the crown at present as the tallest hotel in the world (having just pipped JW Marriott Marquis), Gevora Hotel is a 4-star luxury hotel that features 528 rooms and suites equipped to suit every modern traveller’s needs. With its distinctive glowing gold rooftop, the Gevora enjoys a front seat view of Burj Khalifa from Sheikh Zayed Road.
With five restaurants offering the best culinary experience and great ambience, a poolside bar, and a rooftop restaurant with exceptional views of the bubbling city, a health club, children’s pool, a Jacuzzi, fully-equipped male and female gyms, and a business centre offering high-speed internet with secretarial and courier services, Gevora is well suited to cater to every kind of guest.
Priced from a quite resonable $75 USD per night*, it is definitely a great choice for families and corporate guests and one of the best value offerings for a great view of the Burj.
Ramada by Wyndham Downtown Dubai
For a great value pick in the heart of the city, our top nod with views of the Burj Khalifa is Ramada by Wyndham Downtown Dubai. This 4-star hotel not only puts you within walking distance of the amenities of Dubai Mall but many rooms offer you an uninterrupted view of the Dubai Fountains and Burj Khalifa.
This 4-star property offers 181 spacious suites ranging from studios to two-bedroom apartments, making them ideal for families and those who like a little extra living space. The hotel also offers two swimming pools, a gym, steam room, badminton, kids pools and children’s indoor and outdoor play spaces.
With prices from $100 USD per night* this is a top value stay for families in Downtown Dubai.
Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Beach
Only 15 minutes away from Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai, this beachfront hotel is the best place to experience world-class service, comfort and luxury on Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach, whilst still enjoying some of the most stunning city sky line views.
The Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Beach is equipped with plush rooms, a private beach, two outdoor pools, an indoor pool, private cabanas and a fitness centre. It is priced from $630 USD per night* and is one of the best hotels with Burj Khalifa view. Guests who love playing games can request for an Xbox or a Playstation in their rooms. Awesome, right?
For the best view of Burj Khalifa, ensure to book the Premier Skyline room and chill out at Mercury Lounge.
Park Regis Kris Kin
For travellers interested in sightseeing and shopping, this is one of your best value Dubai hotel options as you have great connections to numerous tourist attractions and shopping malls in the city, as well as one of the best views from “old Dubai” over to the modern city skyline.
Park Regis Kris Kin has a rooftop pool with enviable views of the city skyline. Priced from as little as $50 USD per night*, its rooms are fully furnished with modern facilities including a large workspace making it perfect for corporate and business guests. With a well-equipped fitness centre, a sauna and steam room, this 5-star hotel is one of the most affordable luxury hotels near Burj Khalifa.
For the best view of Burj Khalifa, be sure to book the exclusive Burj room.
* price excludes local tourism taxes
Find more hotels & Airbnb options close to the Burj
If you are not too fussed about the view but simply want to be close to the centre of the action, there are plentiful accommodation options around Burj Lake and the Downtown Dubai area. Remember to consider Airbnb as an option too, many offering incredible front row Burj views
Want more Dubai hotel & resort ideas, or still not sure of which area will be best to stay in? Check out our complete guide on where to stay in Dubai
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