It’s hard to beat Dubai when it comes to luxury, and when it comes to accommodation, it doesn’t get much more luxurious than the 5-star JW Marriott Marquis. The tallest hotel in the world boasts 14 restaurants, bars and lounges, including Prime 68, located on the 68th floor offering 360 degree views of Dubai’s expansive city.
One of my personal favourite areas is the rooftop pool. This expansive area offers banana lounges, swing chairs, private seated areas, and a restaurant and bar service which means you can spend the whole day relaxing or working in the comfort of your hotel.
The JW Marriott Marquis also offers a high-end spa experience on-site. You can book in for a massage or facial to fully relax. There is also a fitness centre if you want to squeeze in a workout during your stay. If you are looking to head out and experience the exciting adventures Dubai has to offer, the hotel’s tour desk can help you plan your day. The rooms are extremely spacious, offering plenty of room to unpack your luggage so your room really feels like home.
No matter what your palette, the JW Marriott Marquis has you covered. From Italian and seafood at Positano, to award winning Indian food at Rang Mahal and delectable French fine dining at La Farine. If Japanese is more your thing, you can dine at the delicious Izakaya, or if Thai tickles your fancy, why not indulge at Tong Thai. Nawwara offers a luxurious dining experience with an open air bar area when you can admire the busy cityscape. The buffet breakfast (which has an ice-cream station!) will have you feeling full until dinner time.
Technologically advanced, the JW Marriott Marquis is not only environmentally designed, but it is one of the few hotels in the world to offer mobile check-in. It also comes complete with an ipod docking station in your room as well as a master room control tablet so you can adjust your surroundings from the comfort of your bed.
As an added bonus, it’s a 10 minute drive from the biggest shopping complex in the world, the Dubai Mall (it will cost you about $5AUD for a cab ride one way) and a 20 minute drive from Marina Walk.
While the hotel has 1,068 rooms, the hotel has a very high occupancy rate, so if you want to spoil yourself and stay in one of the world’s best hotels, definitely get in early! Click here to check for availability and to find out more about the hotel.
Dresses from Toni Maticevski
Images by Lisa Teh, Dominique Mancuso and JW Marriott Marquis Dubai