Armani Hotel Dubai
This high-end hotel, set in an ornate, high-rise glass tower, lies a 10-minute walk from the Dubai Mall, 5 km from the Dubai World Trade Centre and 14 km from the Dubai Gold Souk traditional market.
Modern, city-view rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus minifridges and Nespresso machines; upgraded rooms add living areas. Posh suites feature dining areas, bars and studies, as well as gyms, and views of Dubai Fountain or the Arabian Gulf. Room service is available.
There's an outdoor terrace with city views, plus 8 chic restaurants, including Italian and Japanese eateries. Other amenities include a luxe spa, a gym and an indoor pool.
Burj Khalifa - 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai Phone: 04 888 3888