WALDORF ASTORIA

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The Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah offers just what you might imagine–an unforgettable and luxurious experience on the beautiful Palm Jumeirah. The resort boasts of so much luxury and indulgence, with soft sand, exquisite dining and guest rooms and suites of impeccable design and of course, the iconic Waldorf Astoria Clock, visible in most of the Waldorf Astoria lobbies world wide.

 

Upon arrival we were greeted warmly by porters and offered a cold towel and juice at the reception. We knew that we were in for a treat!

WHAT WE LIKED THE MOST

Well, first of all, the obvious choice of location – on the Palm in beautiful (!!!) – simply is more than enough to leave us wanting more. It's the perfect place to unplug and relax and if you're there visiting on business, all the facilities you'd need are also available. 

In the UAE, weekends start on Friday's and end on Saturday's, so what we know as Sunday brunch is actually held every Friday in Dubai. If you are looking for a luxurious brunch experience in while visiting Dubai, we really do recommend the brunch at the Waldorf Astoria Dubai. Brunch isn't limited to guests staying at the resort, so if you're staying somewhere else, go for it!

Waldorf Astoria is known for it's impeccable and innovative service and the Waldorf Astoria Dubai is not holding back on this end. At most resorts and hotels, early check-ins are usually shot down, but they accommodated us very early on the day of our arrival, which was a major plus. 

Lastly, we loved the modern local interior mixed with a dash of Waldorf Astoria touch!

FACILITIES

The outdoor pool at the Waldorf Astoria Dubai offers family, kiddie and adult pools, so if you’re getting in the water to swim laps or splashing around, feel free to do so. If the U.A.E. was the destination wasn’t to get in the water, relax! Just by the pool there are plenty of sunbeds to soak up the sun and a bar to down a drink or two. Towel service is available and if you forgot the old sunscreen at home to protect you from the desert’s scorching heat, sun screen is also available to purchase. If you're looking to quench your thirst on those hot, hot days by the pool or beach, there is also a pool bar. 

If you came for the beaches in Dubai, just only need to walk a couple of meters to dip your feet in the sand and relax by the beach. As with the pools, sunbeds and towels are also available.

A fitness facility is available on-site, albeit we didn’t get to work out during our stay we were happy we knew that we could do a little exercise if we wanted to! (wink wink!)

For the social media addicts and business travelers, wifi is available everywhere at the resort.

The resort also has a tennis court for the avid tennis players staying at the Waldorf Astoria Dubai.

SERVICES

PRIVATE CONIERGE

Upon check-in every guest is assigned a personal concierge, ready and available to accommodate your every need (as long as your requests are tangible and within reach) during your whole stay. These personalized services are kept for uture reference to ensure every guest’s stay is as consistant and worry-free as possible.

 

SPA

We had the NEOM DE-STRESS TREATMENT spa treatment. They drizzle the NEOM Intensive Skin Treatment Candle oil over the skin, then provide specialist massage to the key stress relieving points, harnessing the very best techniques of shiatsu, cranio, thai massage and trigger point work. It was very relaxing. The massage was very relaxing and de-stressing indeed! I specially liked how the masseuse made sure that that the environment was relaxing with essences and calm background music. The masseuse was also very good at finding the pressure points on your body, leaving your body as soft as butter after the massage! We really enjoyed our spa treatment.

THE ROOM

We stayed at the Two Queen Bed Deluxe with Palm Sea View room, a 55 sq. m/592 sq. ft. deluxe room with two spacious beds, a seating area, a work desk, a wide screen TV and an amazing bathroom. Our view from the room was breathtaking overlooking Dubai skyline and the residential area of the Palm. The view was so unreal when looking out at the amazing scenery, it’s difficult to imagine that all of that was man-made.

The bathroom included a bathtub, a sperate shower, a bidet and Salvadore Ferragamo shower essentials.

 

Aside from the personal concierge, the following services are available: the option for luxurious in-room service and pillow service. Whether you crave the best wine of a romantinc dinner for the evening, your concierge is ready to prepare whatever your heart desires.

For those who are serious about their beauty sleep, a pillow menu is provided in the room with a full pillow menu, whether you prefer your pillow soft, hard, with memory foam or with feathers–simply tick off your sleep preferences and the concierge will make sure you’ll sleep like a little babe!

For those who are serious about their beauty sleep, a pillow menu is provided in the room with a full pillow menu, whether you prefer your pillow soft, hard, with memory foam or with feathers–simply tick off your sleep preferences and the concierge will make sure you’ll sleep like a little babe!

THE AREA

The hotel is close to following attractions:

Dubai Heritage and Dubai Creek

The National Museum of Dubai

Burj Khalifa

Burj Al Arab

Mall of Emirates (via shuttle bus)

HOW TO GET THERE

  • Private car (resort service, AED 375 per way)
  • Bentley (resort service)
  • Helicopter (resort service)
  • Shuttle (resort service, Tuesday-Sunday 11:15 AM-6:45 PM. Route includes stops at Aqua Venture and Mall of the Emirates)
  • Private Yacht Mooring (resort service)
  • Water Taxi (AED 40 per person per way)
  • Uber
  • Taxi

CONTACT DETAILS

Crescent Rd, The Palm Jumeirah

+971 4 818 2222

dubai@waldorfastoria.com

 www.waldorfastoria.hilton.com