The Raffles Dubai is an oasis of peace and tranquility, beautifully designed with acres of rare marble and exquisite stone work the ancient Egyptian theme is quite remarkable and very tasteful this also includes the lovely Waffi mall that adjoins hotel .
Our rooms were very spacious and impeccably maintained by the charming room service personnel, Our butlers were outstanding and were great ambassadors for the hotel.
I have never met a lady butler before and I have to say that butler Lillian was at the top of her profession we highly commend her.
The Azure restaurant is first class, chef Samson and his team produce the most sumptuous food, the breakfast buffet is one of the finest that I have seen or tasted.
Chef Praveen introduced me to a hotel specialty Arab style lentil soup just so good.
The waiters were impeccable and gave a very fine service.
The club room for afternoon tea and later drinks and canapes was admirably staffed by charming and knowledgeable club waiters. Both Mathew and Frederick plus one other whose name eludes me are highly commended.
The concierge Maylene who sorted out a tricky Emirates reservation in no time at all and gave us lots of advice on side trips she is also highly commended .
All in all this is a very fine hotel made more so by its excellent staff.
we spent five days at the end of June northbound and four days southbound in August.
This will be our hotel of choice on future trips .
We recommend the club rooms for the little extra it costs
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Not only close to Dubai’s best-loved landmarks... Raffles Dubai is one of them. this stunning landmark city hotel in a distinctive pyramid shape, merges Asian style with an Egyptian aesthetic. Brilliant contemporary interiors, faultless service and superb restaurants. A shopping adventure lies around the corner as Raffles Dubai adjoins Wafi, one of Dubai’s most exclusive shopping and leisure destinations, home to hundreds of boutiques offering an extensive selection of international haute couture, jewellery and gifts. Nearby souks, including the impressive Khan Murjan, offer authentic crafts by artisans from the region. Featuring luxurious rooms and suites, this award-winning Dubai hotel offers some of the most spacious rooms in the city, each with generously-sized private balconies. 7 restaurants and bars offer an extensive array of dining, entertainment and clubbing options, while Raffles Spa beckons with a pampering menu to emerge transformed, like a lotus that journeys from bud to the radiance of full bloom. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Raffles Dubai Hotel Dubai
- Raffles Hotel Dubai
- Dubai Raffles Hotel