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Located in Bur Dubai within a short walk of Wafi City Mall, Raffles Dubai is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Dubai Creek. This 252-room, 5-star hotel has conveniences like a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Dubai and also close to Deira City Centre and BurJuman Mall.

Dining

This hotel is home to 3 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.

Rooms

All 252 air-conditioned rooms feature furnished balconies, iPads, and minibars. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet, plus LED TVs with digital channels and DVD players. Beds are dressed in pillow menus and bathrooms offer jetted tubs, rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Espresso makers, free newspapers, and free bottled water are other standard amenities.

Property features

At Raffles Dubai, guests enjoy a full-service spa, a nightclub, and an outdoor pool. There's free valet parking, and an airport shuttle for AED 300 per vehicle roundtrip. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Wafi City Mall
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Raffles Dubai is a 19-story pyramidal structure at the center of Dubai featuring restaurants and bars including al fresco dining at Raffles Garden, authentic Japanese restaurant TOMO, a casual buffet restaurant, the Pople by Crystal nightclub, and Balinese-inspired cocktail bar. The 5-star hotel also has a full-service spa, which includes 6 treatment rooms, a fitness center, and outdoor pool area.

The hotel is adjacent to the Wafi City Mall with over 350 shops. Business travelers will appreciate the luxury hotel's business center, which offers secretarial services, 9 meeting rooms, and wireless Internet access. Over 17,000 square feet of flexible meeting space consists of a ballroom and several meeting/conference rooms all equipped with audio-visual equipment and wireless Internet access. Guest parking is complimentary.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 19 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Garden 
  • Total number of rooms - 252 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Year Built 2007 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 12 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • iPad 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Azur All Day Dining - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant offers an international buffet with Pan-Arabic and Asian specialties. Open for breakfast and lunch daily.

TOMO - Authentic Japanese restaurant with views over the Dubai skyline from the patio.

Solo Bistronomia & Vino Bar - Enjoy generous portions of Italian cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere at this gastro-bistro.

Raffles Salon - Breakfast and English afternoon tea are offered in this elegant lobby lounge. Afternoon tea includes finger sandwiches, pastries, and scones along with a selection of teas and coffee. Offered daily.

Crossroads Cocktail Bar & Terrace - This Balinese-inspired bar overlooks the garden and serves an extensive selection of cocktails with a focus on rum and tequila. A menu of Shishas is also available. Open nightly.

Pool Restaurant & Bar - Poolside service includes fresh juices and light meals. Open during the day.

People by Crystal – Dance the night away in style in this award-winning nightclub.

24-hour room service is offered.

Nearby Things to Do

The outdoor pool features a water clock and the pool area includes a sundeck, 2 exercise pools, a spa tub, and juice bar. Located within the spa, the fitness center overlooks the pool from floor-to-ceiling windows and includes men's and women's locker areas.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 

Spa Services

Raffles Spa features exclusive rejuvenating treatments, inspired by Asian, Middle Eastern, and European traditions. Embracing the philosophy of living well, Raffles Spa opens the door to enchanting discoveries and offers a haven for relaxation. It consists of 5 private spa suites, a couples spa suite and a private garden retreat for two, located within the Raffles garden. The spa includes a luxurious outdoor swimming pool and heated whirlpool and over 1200 square meters of spa and wellness facilities.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

A tourism fee is imposed by the city and collected at the property. The fee is AED 20 for the first bedroom per night, and increases by AED 20 per night for each additional bedroom. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in your confirmation email.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AED 400 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: AED 500 per stay
  • Tourism fee: AED 20 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AED 120 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 300 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AED 400 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Raffles Dubai is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.

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