6. Burj Al Arab
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The world’s most iconic hotel, Burj Al Arab boasts a seven-star status thanks to its exquisite service, unique architecture and the fact that it’s built on an island – accessible only by a 280-metre bridge. The hotel itself is large enough to accommodate more than 3,000 guests. Once home to the most expensive cocktail in the world, the hotel houses some of the city’s best restaurants, bars, beaches, spas and jewellery stores.
Price: Friday brunch is around AED 675 and afternoon tea at The Sky Lounge is around AED 620
Location: Umm Suqeim
insydo tip: Some of the Burj Al Arab restaurants participate in the Dubai Restaurant Week in May; watch out for reduced rates.