7 great hotels with rooftop in Dubai

Published: November 4, 2019

All you need to find the perfect rooftop hotel Dubai

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.

1. Four Points by Sheraton Dubai Downtown

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Four Points by Sheraton Dubai Downtown
Four Points by Sheraton / Photo: www.marriott.com

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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.

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Four Points by Sheraton Dubai Downtown
Four Points by Sheraton / Photo: www.marriott.com
Rooftop hotel Dubai, Four Points by Sheraton Dubai Downtown
Four Points by Sheraton / Photo: www.marriott.com

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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.

Adress: Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Price: Rates for a double room starts at AED 380

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2. Address Dubai Marina

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Address Dubai Marina
Address Dubai Marina / Photo: www.theaddress.com

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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.

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Address Dubai Marina
Address Dubai Marina / Photo: www.theaddress.com

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Though it's not entirely on the rooftop, this bar still offers beautiful views of the marina, the ocean, and the surrounding skyscrapers.

The spacious terrace comes with comfortable seating, a stunning rooftop pool that's one of the best in Dubai, and a fantastic menu.

Named Shades, this beautiful rooftop bar functions as a poolside lounge during the day and a restaurant and bar during the night.

Offering a wide variety of drinks, including signature cocktails with a local flavor, and Mediterranean to Far East food, Shades is an excellent option for those looking for a more exclusive dining experience around the Dubai Marina Mall.

Live entertainment is common, even during the weekdays, and brunches are organized every Friday and Saturday.

This is a popular location, so reservations are encouraged.

Adress: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd, Dubai

Price: Rates for a double room starts at AED 1099

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3. Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Jumeirah Beach Hotel / Photo: www.jumeirah.com

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One of Dubai's first beach hotels, this unusual wave-shaped tower is perfect for children and adults alike.

Well-known for its multiple restaurants, five swimming pools, and numerous activities, this is the kind of hotel that you visit when you don't plan to sightsee all that much.

Located right next to Burj Al Arab, and within walking distance of Madinat Jumeirah, this beachside destination has something for everyone.

While it's location is enviable, the hotel also provides shuttles to take guests to malls and popular places, just in case they feel like exploring Dubai.

Every room in this 26 story tower offers stunning views of the ocean, as well as luxurious and comfortable accommodations that everyone is bound to love.

Each room also comes with a huge bathtub, which is just what the body needs after a day of fun.

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Jumeirah Beach Hotel / Photo: www.jumeirah.com

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Called Uptown Bar, this is a sophisticated and luxurious location, well known around Dubai for its views and excellent mixology.

With both indoor and outdoor areas, Uptown Bar offers a large and comfortable lounge sofas and a small but delectable tapas menu.

While the bar's signature cocktails are renowned around the city, you can also find vintage wines, craft beers, and other beverages from around the world, all accompanied by chill music and a relaxing atmosphere.

Come night, the Uptown Bar turns into a livelier destination, so it pays to arrive in time to get the best seats in the house.

Adress: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, 3 Umm Suqeim, Dubai

Price: Rates for a double room starts at AED 1275

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4. The One&Only Royal Mirage Resort

Rooftop hotel Dubai, The One & Only Royal Mirage Resort
The One&Only Royal Mirage Resort / Photo: www.oneandonlyresorts.com

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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.

Rooftop hotel Dubai, The One & Only Royal Mirage Resort
The One&Only Royal Mirage Resort / Photo: www.oneandonlyresorts.com
Rooftop hotel Dubai, The One & Only Royal Mirage Resort
The One&Only Royal Mirage Resort / Photo: www.oneandonlyresorts.com

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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.

Adress: One&Only Royal Mirage, P.O. Box 37252, Dubai

Price: Rates for a double room starts at AED 1530

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5. Hilton Dubai The Walk

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Hilton Dubai The Walk
Hilton Dubai The Walk / Photo: www3.hilton.com

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Found in "The Walk," one of Dubai's most famous streets, this hotel's location is second to none.

Cafés, boutiques, malls, entertainment venues, high-end stores, and more are all easily accessible once you walk out of the Hilton Dubai.

Attractions include four restaurants, a large swimming pool, a world-class spa, recreation facilities, a private beach, and a kid's club for the little ones.

The restaurants are Oceana, Wavebreaker, Trader Vic's, and BICE Ristorante.

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Hilton Dubai The Walk
Hilton Dubai The Walk / Photo: www3.hilton.com

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Called Pure Sky Lounge & Dining, this rooftop bar is located on the 35th floor and offers fantastic views of the Palm Jumeirah and the Arabian Gulf.

A particularly good spot for watching the sunset, this destination has two terraces: One for dining and one for lounging and drinking.

Minimalistic and modern, both the restaurant and the lounge are known for their innovative creations and their top-notch service.

The restaurant is known for its "6 Dish Experience" and amazing desserts, some of which are prepared and plated on your table.

The rooftop bar is known for its extensive menu of wines and champagne, as well as their creative signature cocktails, out of which their martinis are the most popular.

While neither the restaurant nor the bar are ever empty, the early afternoons are a lot more relaxed than the nights, so plan your visit accordingly.

Adress: Hilton Dubai The Walk, Al Bahar, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Dubai

Price: Rates for a double room starts at AED 683

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6. Raffles Dubai

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Raffles Dubai
Raffles Dubai / Photo: www.raffles.com

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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.

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Raffles Dubai
Raffles Dubai / Photo: www.raffles.com

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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.

Adress: Sheikh Rashid Road, Wafi City, Dubai

Price: Rates for a double room starts at AED 1045

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7. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort / Photo: www.anantara.com

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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.

Rooftop hotel Dubai, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort
Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort / Photo: www.anantara.com

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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.

Adress: East Crescent, Palm, Dubai

Price: Rates for a double room starts at AED 729

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The Rooftop Guide

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