Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa is an ideal destination for family holidaymakers, honeymooners and couples looking for a quick getaway. It features 8 categories of rooms, 6 restaurants, 6 bars, 11 swimming pools, spa centre, fitness centre, tennis courts, water sports, mini club, and other indoor and outdoor games. And besides all these entertaining facilities, this is also a great destination to relax and rewind.
Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa offers 361 rooms divide into Luxury Room King Bedrooms (sea view or palm view), Luxury Room Twin Bedrooms (palm view), Junior Suite King Bedrooms (sea view or palm view), Beachside Suites, Prestige Suites, Deluxe Suite (sea view), 2 Bedrooms Opera Suites (sea view) and Classic Room King Bedrooms. Facilities and amenities differ according to the room categories, but some standard facilities to mention are TV with satellite, air conditioning, en suite bathroom with bath amenities, hairdryer, toiletries, cribs, iron & iron board, inbuilt safe deposit, WiFi internet, iPod docking station and many more.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
The resort houses 6 restaurants: Porter House Steaks and Grills serves only dinner (BBQ), Moana Seafood Restaurant serves lunch and dinner (international), Hong Loong serves dinner (Chinese), Manava serves breakfast, lunch and dinner (international), Maui Beach serves lunch and dinner (fastfood and cocktails), and Bottega - Italian & American Del serves breakfast, lunch and dinner (international). Speaking of bars, it features 6 bars: 2liv Nightclub Bar 10pm to 3am), Gelati Ice Cream bar (10am to 8pm), Lobby Lounge Bar (24/7), Maui Beach Bar (11am to 11pm), Porterhouse Bar (4pm to 1:30am), and Porterhouse Sports Bar. All the bars serve both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks menu, and offers each guest an option.
Sports, Games and Entertainment
Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa features 11 swimming pools (2 pools are for kids) with complimentary parasols, loungers, beach towel, and sun terrace. Guests under the ages of 4 and 12 years can join the Amura Kids Club where a wide range of activities and games are conducted by a team of qualified entertainers. For a little relaxation, you can visit the spa centre that offers sauna, steam room, hair salon, barber, therapeutic swimming pools and 28 treatment rooms. You can also visit the fitness centre that provides sauna, Hammam, Jacuzzi, solarium and indoor heated pool; it also offers a wide range of fitness programmes and personal trainer. Other facilities are outdoor and indoor games for guests of all ages, including lawn tennis courts, video games, table tennis and a golf course (15 km).
Located on the outer ring of the famous Palm Jumeirah Island, Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa is a five-star property. Surrounded by water on two sides, the resort is built within a landscaped garden, 20 metres from the beach. Few places you can visit are Aquaventure Water Park (1.80 km), the Walk JBR Promenade (12.80 km), Mall of the Emirates (15.80 km), Burj Khalifa Tower (27.60 km), the Dubai Mall (28.50 km), Dubai Downtown (29.50 km), Dubai Historic Old Town (29.00 km), Umeirah Mosque (32.20 km) and Dubai Museum (35.70 km) — Dubai International Airport is 38 km away.
The Tourism Dirham is a minimal charge that is applied to hotel guests, staying in any accommodation type, including hotels, hotel apartments, guest houses and holiday homes. This fee will be levied per occupied room per night, and will be represented as a separate line item in the bill.
The details of the Tourism Dirham fee structure are shown below (AED = Emirati Dirham):
Five-Star or Higher-Rated Hotel or Resort - AED20
Four-Star Hotel or Resort - AED15
Three-Star Hotel or Resort - AED10
Two-Star Hotel - AED10
One-Star Hotel/Budget Hotel - AED7
Deluxe Hotel Apartment - AED20
Superior Hotel Apartment - AED15
Standard Hotel Apartment - AED10
Guest House - AED7
Deluxe Holiday Home - AED15
Standard Holiday Home - AED10
Distance to Beach (Metres): 20meters
Time to Beach (Walking):1 minutes
Distance to Shops and Restaurants (Metres):15km
Time to Shops and Restaurants (Walking):22minutes