I've been going to Dubai for ten years almost monthly and used to stay in a different hotel until it changed management and subsequently all the staff too, I chose Raffles because of its excellent location in the centre of the city close to the airport. I was blown away with my first stay. From then on I knew that I would stay at Raffles forever when I come to Dubai.
The staff here have outperformed every other hotel I have ever stayed in across 45 different countries. The biggest difference is that they listen to their guests and remember. I couldn't believe how they would remember my coffee or fruit preferences and pick up on subtle things I said about what I liked and didn't like. This hotel is at the cutting edge of hospitality down to the carefully selected and highly trained staff.
Of course behind the amazing staff is a wonderful hotel with no expense spared in the decor and facilities, some of the largest rooms in Dubai and a certain decadence that new hotels totally lack.
Raffles Dubai is one very impressive package that is exemplary in a city with such strong hotel competition. But someone has to be number one and the staff here wanted it more than any where else which is evident in their sincere hard work.
A stay here will be more than memorable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A stunning landmark hotel in a distinctive pyramid shape merges Asian style with an Egyptian aesthetic. Ideally located in the city center with a shopping adventure lies around the corner as Raffles Dubai adjoins Wafi mall, one of Dubai's most exclusive shopping and leisure destinations, home to hundreds of boutiques offering an extensive selection of international haute couture, jewelries and gifts in addition to nearby authentic souks, including the impressive Khan Murjan, offering traditional crafts by artisans from the region. Featuring 252 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. Brilliant contemporary interiors, faultless service and 7 superb restaurants and bars offering an extensive array of dining, entertainment and clubbing options, while Raffles Spa beckons with a pampering menu to emerge transformed, like a lotus that journey 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