The Best Hotels to Book in Dubai

The Dubai hotel scene gives new meaning to extravagance.

Courtesy One & Only Hotels
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While the inventive architecture and over-the-top interiors of the “seven-star” Burj al Arab hotel (finished in 1999 at a reputed $2 billion price tag) arguably put Dubai on the world stage, most of the city’s newer properties are globally recognized chains. While many of the hotels and resorts cater either to business travelers or families, the Four Seasons is the only beachfront hotel in close proximity to downtown Dubai. 

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