Top 5 Cool Hotels In Dubai

From hipster design hotels that suit young executives to art-filled escapes, Top Spots Dubai lists the top five cool hotels to make your Dubai vacation a vibrant experience.

1. The Dubai Edition, Downtown Dubai

One for lovers of fashion, The Dubai Edition has an aesthetic of timeless elegance. The Edition is known for its contemporary approach to design that combines luxury and minimalism. The lobby’s triple-height ceilings and an impressive chandelier grab attention as guests enter. This hotel features major dining destinations each with its own aesthetic including Italian, Duomo, which displays art and overlooks the Burj Khalifa and Peruvian-inspired Inti which honours the country’s decorative traditions in through the decor. The Dubai Edition is within walking distance of The Dubai Mall and other Downtown Dubai sights including Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountains.

2. SLS Dubai Hotel and Residences, Business Bay

One for the jet set. The SLS Dubai hotel is a dining and socialising destination that offers guests a chic Miami-style atmosphere. This hotel is home to top eateries including steakhouse, Carna by Dario Cecchini and Italian, Fi’lia. The 75th floor encloses two infinity pools that offer 360-degree views of the city spanning Burj Khalifa to Dubai Creek. There’s a swim-up pool bar in the pool and DJs entertain the crowds. Take in an impressive sunset with a sundowner before partying all night at the hotel’s Privilege nightclub.

3. 25 Hours Hotel, Trade Centre

Ideal for the young business traveller that appreciates quirky design each 25 Hours Hotel carries its own aesthetic. Rooms are designed with special themes from the Bedouin-influenced that focused on regional folklore to the Glamping room that offers unpretentious luxury. Head up to Monkey Bar and take in DIFC and Museum of the Future Views. Guests can also make the most of the hotel’s complimentary bikes and explore the city.

4. Rove La Mer

This beachside hotel features interiors that pay homage to local artistry. Rove La Mer collaborates with Dubai-based creatives on design elements such as art, signage and installations that tell stories of the surrounding Jumeirah neighbourhood. Rove La Mer’s terrace overlooks the beach. The hotel is within walking distance of La Mer’s eateries, coffee shops, retail and entertainment options including the Laguna waterpark.

5. Vida Downtown

A contemporary boutique hotel with Arabian influence that’s ideal for business travellers. The hotel’s design features floor-to-ceiling windows while the central pool doubles as a shisha spot, surrounded by cabanas and Burj Khalifa views. The hotel offers a peaceful environment for remote working. Vida Downtown is in the heart of Downtown Dubai conveniently located close to The Dubai Mall, DIFC, Burj Khalifa and other Downtown Dubai attractions.