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Is there such a thing as a 7 star Dubai hotel?  In Dubai, I find I am reminded of one of my favorite childhood destinations, in the Gold Coast, Australia. Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast in those days was full of glitz, seemed to have the tallest high rises along a magnificent strip of coastline, and everything seemed bigger and better. 

Burj Al Arab, DubaiBurj Al Arab, 7 Star Hotel Dubai

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Ever changing, Dubai now features heavily in the Guiness Book of Records for malls, big fish tanks, man-made islands but there is one claim I would like to challenge. Does Dubai have the world's first 7 Star Hotel in the Burj Al Arab?


Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab, LobbyLobby, 7 Star Hotel Dubai

The marketing claims this is the only 7 star hotel Dubai option. Here we would like to test this claim and put the Burj Al Arab Dubai up against some of the other Dubai hotels.

Having not yet managed to come up with the $8000 (or there about) to stay here, I can only listen to what others are saying. In any case, I always do a lot of research before purchasing room nights. 

Management at the Burj Al Arab is active in the forums and quick to respond to negative remarks. Then has there been much negative feedback on this "7 star resort hotel"?  Well not really, and clearly this is one of the worlds best hotels.

See the latest reviews here.

When you dig through the complaints you get the usual unavoidable situations that may turn up at any establishment, but also a bit of tread of of the ordinary experiences also emerges. Small touches not quite done as perhaps other hotels might do them and possible lacking a little in elegance and grace for a seven star claim. 

Watch the promotional video - Burj Al Arab -World's only seven star hotel

Features of Burj Al Arab:

There's a private beach, 6 restaurants, 5 bars or lounges, a full-service spa, outdoor pool and 2 indoor pools, a free water park, free kid's club, health club, meeting rooms, airport shuttle, and more. 

Get more information for Burj Al Arab - including latest prices.


What is the Best Hotel in Dubai?


Grosvenor House Dubai

Terrace at Grosvenor House DubaiThe Terrace

This hotel has often topped Tripadvisor's list for the best hotels in Dubai and has received an overwhelming level of excellent reviews. Seems hard to imagine at this stage that the Burj Al Arab could catch up.

Guestrooms at Grosvenor House DubaiGuestrooms

Located near Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach with all the hallmarks of the best Dubai hotels including:

  • full health and spa
  • designer boutiques
  • bars and 3 restaurants
  • 24 hour butler service
  • marina
  • free shopping center shuttle

Get more information on Grosvenor House Dubai or see the latest reviews.


Jumeirah Al Qasr Madinat

Al Qasr, the Palace Hotel, is designed to reflect a Sheikhs summer residence.

This Dubai hotel has:

  • a private beach, restaurant,
  • poolside bar
  • Room service is
  • Buffet breakfasts
  • outdoor pool
  • indoor pool children's pool
  • health club
  • full service health spa
  • 292 guestrooms 

At the time of writing, this hotel has the highest reviews of all and that is because most are perfect scores.

Get more information on Al Qasr Madinat Jumeirah or see the latest reviews



Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort And Spa, Dubai

In comparison to some of the other hotels Le Royal practically gives away rooms.

Guestroom view at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort, DubaiView from the guestroom

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort, on a private beach this resort features:

  • 8 restaurants
  • snack bar/deli.
  • 3 bars
  • beach bar with a swim up
  • buffet breakfasts
  • 3 outdoor swimming pools
  • a health club
  • full service health spa
  • Complimentary wireless in public areas.
  • 42 inch Plasmas
  • minibars and CD players. 

More information on Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai


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