Need to know
136, including seven suites.
Noon. Earliest check-in, 3pm. Both are flexible, subject to availability.
Double rooms from $42.20 (AED155), excluding tax at 22.5 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional local city tax of AED15.00 per room per night on check-out.
Rates don't usually include Continental breakfast (AED50 a person).
At the hotel
Gym, WiFi throughout. In rooms: Samsung HDTV with Google Chromecast; tea and coffee kit; free bottled water; Elemental Herbology bath products.
Our favourite rooms
Rooms in the Plus category, particularly those on the higher floors, are bright, light and spacious, with floor-to-ceiling windows affording sweeping city views.
The heated rooftop pool is long enough for languorous lengths and high enough to serve up sensational city views along with your swim.
Take the free shuttle down the road to hotel Palazzo Versace, where you can make full use of the vast marble-floored, mosaic-tiled palace to wellness that is the Spa (at blissfully discounted rates).
Bring your yoga kit for a private yoga session, and cashmere to counter Dubai’s ubiquitous air-conditioning.
The hotel has two wheelchair-accessible Plus rooms, reached by lift, with adapted bathrooms and plenty of room for manoeuvre.
All ages are welcome. Extra beds can be added to Plus and Mega rooms for a fee, and cots (free) can be added to all rooms. Babysitting can be arranged from £16 an hour with 24 hours’ notice.
Older children, who’ll be content with the rooftop pool, fast WiFi and friendly service.
There’s room for extra beds in the Plus and Mega rooms. Cots are provided and will fit into any room.
One heated 25m pool with standard entry; no separate shallow pool. A lifeguard lends an extra layer of vigilance from 8am till 8pm.
Roots Kitchen is happy to adapt dishes to meet little ones’ needs and can heat milk or baby food. Highchairs are provided and there are baby-changing facilities at the restaurant.
With 24 hours’ notice, the hotel can offer vetted and experienced childminders from £16 an hour.
No need to pack
Cot linen – it’s provided.
Under-6s are welcome to bunk in the standard beds provided, if that’s your preference.
Building materials for the hotel were chosen with sustainability in mind and the hotel reuses products and keeps an eye on its energy consumption.