Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel is one of the original five star hotels in Dubai with possibly the best view of the seven-star Burj Al Arab. The resort boasts 599 ocean-view rooms and suites, 21 cafes and restaurants and six swimming pools. Guests can enjoy complimentary access to the Wild Wadi Waterpark located just 2 minutes away from the hotel and you can’t get any closer to the iconic Burj Al Arab here too. Guests can snap their holiday photos with the famous sweep directly in front of them from the waves from the hotel's private beachfront.
A Deluxe Ocean View room here (pictured above) will promise breathtaking view of the Burj Al Arab Hotel and at night the changing neon light backdrop is certainly an aphrodisiac for two.
But if that’s stretching your budget, the beachfront, pools, restaurants and private yacht marina still offers you a life-size panorama of the Burj Al Arab Hotel. If the hotel does turn out to be busy during your visit, the Madinat Souks and Hotels next door have an excellent range of restaurants as well as the JBR Marina Walk 10 minutes further down the road.
Rooms may need updating slightly since its opening in 1997 though. And when footfall is high, the hotel leans towards slightly crowded as it welcomes a range of visits – couples, families, school trips and families with young children. The breakfast at Latitude is AED 285 each and be careful when purchasing in-room extras as additional charges are in place.
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Rooms are around £300 each
Tel: +971 4 348 0000