Dubai have some of the most luxurious hotels in the whole world. And many of them also have great rooftop bars.
These rooftop hotels are spread out over the city. All the way from the Palm to downtown Dubai. And despite the luxury, prices for a hotel night here is surprisingly low. You can find luxurious hotels with rooftop bars in Dubai for great value.
Here’s our list of 7 great hotels with rooftops in Dubai. Both luxurious hotels and more 'affordable' hotels are featured.
A few minutes away from the Dubai World Trade Centre, this lavish hotel offers comfortable accommodations and numerous activities for visitors to enjoy.
Location-wise, this hotel is hard to beat. Situated within walking distance of two Metro stations and 15 minutes away from the airport, you'll be hard-pressed to find a hotel with a more convenient zip code.
This hotel boasts a swimming pool, spacious rooms, blackout drapes, free WiFi, minibar, coffee maker, and more.
There's also a free shuttle service that drives you to and from nearby malls and beach parks, which is incredibly convenient.
Located 155 meters above ground, the Level 43 Sky Lounge is a magnificent terrace that offers stunning 360-degree views of Dubai's city center.
From the comfortable lounge areas, you'll be able to see the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, and the world-famous Dubai Mall, along with stunning sunsets and sunrises.
Stylish and elegant, the terrace offers an extensive drink menu that covers wine, champagne, beer, spirits, cocktails, and more.
The food menu is just as extensive, with world-wide offerings such as steak, lobster, and sushi.
The Sky Lounge is a popular location amongst locals and tourists alike, so expect it to be crowded, particularly during the night.
During daytime, the rooftop is more private and exclusive, when guests staying at the hotel can enjoy the really cool rooftop pool and pool bar.
A 2022 addition to the ever-growing Dubai skyline, 25hours Hotel Dubai One Central is an urban hotel where tradition meets modern day.
Set right next to the highly impressive Museum of the Future, the 5-star hotel offers prime service at a prime location.
All 434 rooms and suites at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a bidet, free toiletries and a hairdryer.
There is also a co-working space, five characterful restaurants and bars, a spa, Dubai's first mixed-use outdoor sauna, and MINI cars and Schindelhauer bikes available to rent.
On the 6th floor of the 25hours Hotel Dubai One Central you find a lush rooftop jungle, with fantatsic views over the skyline and the beautiful Museum of The Future.
During the day, the rooftop is an exclusive oasis for guests staying at the hotel, including swims with a view in the amazing rooftop pool.
During evenings, the laid-back and vibrant rooftop bar opens to all, offering a menu filled with tiki cocktails and a food selection that draws on Latin American influences.
Get comfy in the cosy booths, beanbags and private monkey cages on the terrace, or inside the more dark-ish lounge, and enjoy elevated Dubai nights.
Part of the Dubai Marina Mall, this hotel is ideal for fashionistas and those who love spending their time shopping.
Most of the hotel's amenities are related to the mall: A variety of restaurants, fashionable bars, a cinema, and tons of stores.
However, the hotel does have its own restaurant, a SPA, and an infinity pool.
Though it's not entirely on the rooftop, this terrace at Address Dubai Marina still offers beautiful views of the marina, the ocean, and the surrounding skyscrapers.
The spacious terrace comes with comfortable seating, a stunning 45 metre long rooftop pool that's one of the best in Dubai, and a fantastic menu.
Named Wane by SoMiya, this beautiful rooftop bar functions as a poolside lounge during the day and a restaurant and bar during the night.
Here you can indulge in Mediterranean and Asian light bites, as well as a wide selection of imaginative beverages. This is an excellent option for those looking for a more exclusive dining experience around the Dubai Marina Mall.
Open daily and usually full of life and entertainment, the atmosphere peaks during the Saturday Pool Party's.
In the heart of the terrace you also fine the tropical and modern Le Kong, offering a modern fusion of French and Japanese cuisine, as well as artfully crafted cocktails and fine wines.
This charming beachfront property is made up of three buildings: The Arabian Court, the Palace, and the Residence & Spa, each offering different accommodations and amenities for guests to enjoy.
Expect rooms facing the ocean, lush gardens, a world-class spa, and some of Dubai's best restaurants.
Located less than thirty minutes away from Dubai Airport, and a short boat ride away from The One&Only The Palm, this is a well-positioned hotel that can be visited even if you're not a guest.
Shopping lovers will be pleased to know that this hotel is ten minutes away from the Mall of the Emirates.
This lavish Arabian property is as opulent as they come, with vaulted arches, grand domes, a variety of statues, mosaic tiles, hand-painted ceilings, and more.
The hotel's 65 acres of carefully manicured gardens and pools make it not only the largest One&Only resort in the world but also one of the most visually impacting.
The Rooftop Terrace & Sports Lounge is really something else.
With over-the-top luxurious decorations that look straight out of a fairy tale, huge lounge sofas and mood lighting, this is the kind of place you visit when you want to be treated like Royalty.
Considered one of the most romantic and high-end destinations in Dubai, this bar boasts a relaxed and exclusive atmosphere.
The bar carries champagne, world-class wines, classic cocktails, craft beers, and even cigars.
There's also a small but noteworthy selection of Arabian bar-bites, ready to please you with a taste of local cuisine.
While there's an undeniable cocktail lounge feel to it, this bar is also a Sports Bar, so you'll be able to enjoy the biggest games of the year from the comfort of embroidered cushions and sofas.
Reservations are allowed, but only for parties larger than ten people. Otherwise, the bar functions on a first-come, first-served basis.
Boasting the largest hotel rooms in Dubai, this pyramid-shaped hotel is a fixture of the city.
The proud owner of a fantastic Japanese restaurant and offering gorgeous skyline views, this hotel is located within a 19-minute drive from the airport and close to the historical area of the city, a wildlife sanctuary, and Dubai Garden Glow.
The Raffles is connected to the Wafi Mall, one of Dubai's oldest shopping malls, but it's also conveniently close to Dubai Mall.
Known as Tomo, this rooftop bar and restaurant combination is one of the best Japanese restaurants in Dubai.
Located on the 17th floor, Tomo has jaw-dropping views of the city's modern skyline, as well as the bay.
The restaurant is known for its extensive selection of sushi offerings, as well as noodles and their prized Wagyu Beef.
The rooftop bar also has a Japanese touch and is one of the few places in Dubai where you'll be able to find first-class sake and shochu, as well as signature cocktails based on them.
Both the food and the drinks can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors, as the restaurant/bar offers both kinds of seatings.
As you can imagine, this is a pricey destination, but it's worth every penny.
Located in Dubai's famous Palm Jumeirah, this Thai-inspired resort is one of the most relaxing in the entire city.
With a world-renowned spa famous for its Turkish Hamman, seven different restaurants, and overwater villas, this hotel aims to please in every way that matters.
Located 45 minutes away from the airport and 30 minutes away from most malls, this isn't an easy-to-get-to destination, but that only adds to the appeal.
That said, the hotel does offer a free shuttle to the Mall of the Emirates and is relatively close to the Aquaventure Waterpark and the Dubai Marina, so you won't be disconnected from the city unless you wish to be.
Anantara's island-style terrace is known for its unbeatable views of the Gulf, its delicious coffee and afternoon tea, as well as its extensive alcoholic drinks menu.
A place for relaxation during the day and a place for enjoyment during the night, this rooftop bar has live DJ shows, shisha lounges, cigar lounges that offer tobacco from around the world, and more.
With stunning views of the Gulf and Dubai's skyline, this is also a romantic destination and a rather popular one, so reservations are recommended, although not necessary.
Set over two iconic towers in Dubai Healthcare City, Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights is impressive in both size, services and amenities.
Here you find 463 generously-sized guestrooms with panoramic views over the historic creek or the city skyline.
Using a soft and calming palette of beige, caramel and sand, the furnishings in the luxurious rooms reflect the desert origins of Dubai. All rooms also have flat screen HDTV, individually controlled heat and air-conditioning and plenty more amenities.
Around the hotel you find several award-winning restaurants to choose from, as well as nightlife venues, a fitness center and a luxurious spa.
To keep fresh in the Dubai heat, there is also a spacious outdoor pool with adjacent pool bar.
Perched on the 34th floor of the hotel, Eve Penthouse & Lounge offers a luxurious setting for prime views.
With both indoor and outdoor areas, here you can enjoy some amazing 360° views over Dubai Creek and the city. Quite unique vistas, as you really get complete panoramics over the whole skyline.
Open nightly, the rooftop bar and restaurants offer a fine mix of drinks and bites, from fancy signature and classic cocktails to plenty of international dishes with a modern twists.
Enjoy daily happy hour with a view, a game of pool, weekly events of entertainment and DJs, or just some sisha with a view. With a great and friendly ambience, it is always a good idea to spend a couple of hours at the Eve Penthouse & Lounge.
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