W Dubai - The Palm

Dubai Beach, Dubai Beaches and beyond

Virgin rating

The hotel

Arguably the globe’s coolest name in hotels, the W has finally hit Dubai’s coveted Palm Jumeirah neighbourhood. Seriously stylish, it brings the W’s famous VIP vibe with it, with audacious design and décor; Michelin-starred masterchefs at its signature dining venues; a spa that mixes chilled massages with playful party-prep treatments like coloured lashes; and chic hangout spaces like SoBe – a rooftop bar with 360 degree views over Dubai’s skyscrapers and the Arabian Sea. The fashionable feel continues down at W The Palm Dubai’s WET Deck, where you’ll find a pristine sandy shoreline, DJ booth, and space-age cabana pods sitting on pool-top platforms.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Games Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beachfront location

Where is it

Located on the west crescent of Palm Jumeirah, Downtown Dubai is 25 minutes away. Transfer time from Dubai International Airport: 45 minutes.

Hotel information

292 rooms and 57 suites on 7 floors. All with furnished balcony, air-conditioning, LCD TV, iPod docking station, alarm clock, mood lighting, complimentary WiFi access, iron and ironing board, tea/coffee-making facilities, bathroom amenities, hairdryer, robe and slippers, W Signature Bed and the W MixBar. 

Wonderful rooms with partial sea views from the balcony, with 1 king-size bed and sofa bed, or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Half Board option: includes two meals per day, which consists of either breakfast and lunch or breakfast and dinner from the following; Breakfast buffet at Liv or à la carte breakfast at W Lounge. A la carte lunch at Liv, Torno Subito, W Lounge or WET Deck. Dinner buffet at Liv, 3-course Chef’s Menu at Torno Subito, 3-course Chef’s Menu at Akira Back, á la carte at SoBe, or á la carte at W Lounge. Hot beverages, juices and water are included for breakfast. Water is included within the lunch and dinner.

Half Board package includes Dine Around by More Cravings, allowing you to dine at over 130 participating restaurants in the UAE (advance reservations are mandatory and can be made through the hotel concierge. Each restaurant will offer either a set menu, buffet or provide dining credit of AED150pp. Children below 12 years eat free). 

Fabulous Rooms with ocean views, and either 1 king-size bed with sofa bed, or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults. 

Spectacular Rooms with skyline views, and either 1 king-size bed with sofa bed, or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults. 

Spectacular Terrace Room with an extensive balcony with views of the WET deck and the Dubai skyline, with 1 king-size bed and sofa bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Cozy Rooms which consist of two connecting spectacular rooms, sleeping maximum 5 adults.

W Suites with separate living room room area, partial ocean views, and bedroom with walk-in closet and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Mega Suites which combine a spectacular guest room with the W Suite, sleeping maximum 5 adults.

Cool Corner Suites with uninterrupted ocean views, separate lounge area with dining table, vinyl player and bedroom with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Fantastic Suite with palm or sea views from the expanded terrace, separate lounge area with dining table and vinyl player, and bedroom with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 4 adults. 

Marvelous Suite featuring separate lounge area with dining room and bar, exclusive amenities such as Dyson hairdryer, rainfall shower and free-standing bathtub, and bedroom with 1 king-size bed. Marvelous Suites are also available with a jacuzzi on the terrace, with skyline views.

LIV (International menu; all-day dining). W Lounge (small plates; all-day dining). Torno Subito (Italian menu by Chef Massimo Bottura, open for lunch and dinner). Akira Back (Japanese cuisine, open for dinner). SoBe (adults-only rooftop lounge; dinner). WET Deck (poolside light bites and drinks).

WET® Deck pool and beach club featuring 12 swimming pools including a shaded kids' pool. AWAY® Spa* with full treatment menu, steam room and plunge pools. FIT Fitness centre with fitness classes available*. Rami Jabali Salon*. Games room.

Complimentary WiFi access. Whatever/Whenever® service* featuring a 24-hour concierge. 24-hour room service*. Complimentary self-parking. Babysitting service*. Laundry service*.

* Denotes local charge.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Wow, review deleted and reposted last night horrendous!

May 22, 2022 ccxoxoccx-_-travel Leeds, United Kingdom

Firstly, I know hotels can’t help sometimes what goes on however it is down to them to rectify an issue when risen. I had previously posted last night (our last evening) a nice review with the pros and cons to this hotel however wow what a mistake. Last night for the third night in a row we were woken up yet again by noisy neighbours next door to… Read more
Firstly, I know hotels can’t help sometimes what goes on however it is down to them to rectify an issue when risen. I had previously posted last night (our last evening) a nice review with the pros and cons to this hotel however wow what a mistake. Last night for the third night in a row we were woken up yet again by noisy neighbours next door to us, the last two nights we have grin and heated as appreciate people are on holiday but their antics were going on to 6am!! Last night enough was enough as we have a long day traveling. After finally nodding off yet again our doorbell rang at 5.30 the guest mistaking us for ‘next door’. I rang down to reception twice about the noise might I point out at no point did they ask which room was making the noise an and assured that it would be addressed however it was not they were still on the balcony, playing music, noise was going up and down at various points when your thought it had stopped they started again. I am absolutely appalled to be honest by the hotel for not addressing this as it took us a lot to ask! Will certainly not be back if you think this type of behaviour at that time is acceptable. By the way are we are a 28/29 year old couple by no means a party pooper but we know when enough is enough and to respect other people in a HOTEL. Read less
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May 21, 2022 alexllaws

Coolest hotel in Dubai by a mile! Located on the west crescent and in decent distance from all the main places. Shoutout to Ekram for cleaning our room to the hugest of standards everyday, really appreciated
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May 21, 2022 97ramint

We had a great time by the beach and pools, with warm clean water and great food service. The rooms were modern and with dark decor set against the bright sun outside. To top it off, Karthik was a great help on the day of our checkout when we lost some belongings (then found later!)
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May 20, 2022 AlexLiverpool91 Liverpool, United Kingdom

I stayed here for a week in May 22 and can honestly say this was the best hotel I have ever stayed in; the staff from the management to the cleaners were amazing and could not do enough to help you; all staff were just so friendly. The hotel was spotlessly clean and the cleaners were just amazing, they were so flexible and would just clean your… Read more
I stayed here for a week in May 22 and can honestly say this was the best hotel I have ever stayed in; the staff from the management to the cleaners were amazing and could not do enough to help you; all staff were just so friendly. The hotel was spotlessly clean and the cleaners were just amazing, they were so flexible and would just clean your room whenever you wanted. The room service was amazing; it was cheap enough and loads of choice. All rooms are stocked with a minibar too. The pool area is amazing and it is a nice vibe that caters for all ages and not just the young. The hotel has lots of entertainment and has its own beach which was amazing and so relaxing. Views from the rooms are just amazing; we had a room were you could see the beach and the full Dubai skyline and my god what a view it was. Our package come with free hotel breakfast and I loved it; they had everything from sausages to pancakes. Overall this is one of the best hotels in Dubai and I would highly recommend! Read less
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May 19, 2022 Cristian M Udine, Italy

Thank you for amazing stay in your hotel, the service was flawless, rooms are very clean and with a beutiful view. We visited most of the outlets but we were impressed with Akira Back Restaurant service and food, definitely recommend,one of the best japanese in town.