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Vogue Reviews: Hotel Raffles Dubai

Where: Raffles Dubai

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The Lowdown: Channeling the great Pyramids of Egypt, Raffles Dubai is an iconic 19-story landmark situated in the center of the city. The hotel provides a luxurious space for guests while making it home-like with their blend of Middle Eastern and Asian inspired interiors. An ideal location for travelers, the pyramid-shaped hotel is only 10 minutes from the Dubai International Airport, connecting to Wafi a quick drive from the world’s largest shopping hub Dubai Mall, and perfect for culture enthusiasts because it’s also a stone’s throw away from the old Bur Dubai.

Stylish Eats: Raffles Dubai houses seven award-winning restaurants and lounges. This summer, guests can enjoy a quick getaway at the hotel with its exclusive dining and beverages offers. Guests can begin their day with a lavish breakfast at Azur and continue the day by the pool or indulge in a Floral Afternoon Tea for AED160 per person at Raffles Salon. For dinner, guests can watch their favorite sports matches while munching on table-snacks at Crossroads, delight in Arabic food at Raffles Garden in a private cabana or opt for a taste of Italy at Solo — for a culinary experience at its best.

Suite Talk: Offering 252 spacious rooms, Raffles Dubai’s real specialty lies in their lavish and elegant suites that overlook Dubai’s skyline. The four presidential suites echo the four elements of life: earth, fire, water, and air. The two penthouse suites boasts inspired interiors from Turkey and Morocco while the Royal Suites are Asian and Middle Eastern themed, equipped with his and hers special whirlpool tubs and walk-in showers. Inclusive of advanced technology, guests never need to leave bed as all lighting and electronics are controlled from a bedside console.

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Insider’s tip: Relax and unwind with the Raffles Spa special summer treatments; a Simply You customized full-body massage, a Vitamin C Luminescence Facial or a Deep Cleansing Facial tailored for every skin type. After the massage, guests can beat the heat at Raffles’ swimming pool to complete their day of relaxation.

Vogue Verdict:Exuding the vibe of the luxurious Middle Eastern lifestyle, Raffles Dubai is a regal experience for all.

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