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Vogue Reviews: Shangri-La Dubai

Presidential Suite. Courtesy of Shangri-La Dubai


Shangri-La Dubai

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The Lowdown

A mere five-minute journey from the celebrated World Trade Centre, Dubai Convention Centre, Dubai Mall, and the vibrant tapestry surrounding Burj Khalifa, Shangri-La boasts 302 expansive guest rooms and suites. Elevating the experience, two floors are devoted to the refined Horizon Club offerings, while an added treat comes in the form of 126 fully furnished serviced apartments tailored for extended stays.

Shang Palace. Photo: Courtesy of Shangri-La Dubai

Stylish Eats

Indulge in a tantalizing odyssey at Shangri-La’s Hoi An, where a fully Vietnamese kitchen orchestrates the intricate flavors of the mystical blue dragon’s realm. Sample a medley of authentic dishes artfully presented on bamboo platters and lotus leaves. Elevate your culinary prowess with the immersive Cooking Masterclass, delving into the secrets of Vietnamese cuisine under the expert guidance of the culinary team.

For aficionados of Chinese gastronomy, Shang Palace stands as a beacon, bringing decades of perfected flavors to Dubai. As a recommendation in the esteemed Michelin Guide Dubai, this restaurant boasts an array of Cantonese and provincial delicacies. Delight in traditional Chinese fare during business luncheons or dive into the lavish Unlimited Dim Sum Brunch on weekends.

Photo: Courtesy of Shangri-La Dubai

Suite Talk

Grab that in-room Polaroid camera, perch yourself against the limited-availability corner rooms, and snap away as you gaze the unobstructed vistas of Downtown Dubai and the iconic Burj Khalifa. The Picture-Perfect Room caters to those seeking an immersion in Dubai’s urban rhythm. But for those who seek the luxurious calm, the Sea View Rooms offer panoramic views of the simmering Arabian Gulf on the other side of the hotel.

Chi, The Spa. Photo: Courtesy of Shangri-La Dubai

Insider’s Tip

Shangri-La Circle members with their families are in for a treat. Up to two children under 7 can relish complimentary buffet meals when accompanied by a paying adult. Furthermore, children aged 7 to 11 enjoy a 50% discount on the adult price. Enroll in Shangri-La Circle either on-site or prior to arrival to savor this exclusive offering.

Embark on a journey of rejuvenation at Chi, The Spa. Margy’s Haute-Couture Facial, a lavish 90-minute treatment, is designed to pamper all skin types. Revel in instant and enduring results as active face masks enriched with Pure Collagen, Hyaluron Collagen, Vitamin C Collagen, or Botolift Collagen work their magic, leaving your skin radiant, firm, and revitalized.

Floating Breakfast with ikandy Ultralounge. Photo: Courtesy of Shangri-La Dubai

Vogue Verdict

Brimming with its prime location, captivating dining escapades, and family-friendly privileges, Shangri-La seamlessly interlaces opulence, convenience, and indulgence into an unforgettable mosaic of experiences. Truly savor the views by basking in the morning rays with a luxury floating breakfast at ikandy Ultralounge’s pool. Whether your journey is for business or leisure, prepare for an extraordinary sojourn amidst the vibrant canvas of Dubai’s heart.

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