One could devour a whole thesaurus and still run out of words describing what an awesome place Dubai is! Hundreds of thousands of people visit this beautiful emirate of the UAE to get a glimpse of man-made miracles, and return home utterly mesmerized! It is not only the ultra-modern infrastructure, glitzy lifestyle or larger than life malls that have made Dubai what it is today, but also the constant stab by the local tourism department to make the city as tourist-friendly as possible!
For instance, if you are looking forward to spend a couple of days at this majestic city but don’t have the heart to leave your pooch behind, by all means bring it along! Yes, you read it right! Luxury in Dubai is extended not only to guests, but also their furry friends.
Check out this list of pet-friendly hotels in Dubai. Heads up, you may get a little jealous of the treatment few of these have to offer to your pet!
One of the pet-peeves of animal lovers is apathy of people who are not particularly happy about these adorable, fluffy things around them. At Donatello hotel, you don’t have to worry about frowns and glares from co-travellers, for this gorgeous hotel dedicates one entire floor to guests bringing their pets. A whole-floor dedicated to your pooches! What more could you ask for? Do remember to bring in the vaccination papers along. The charges are Dh200 onwards per pet per night.
Situated right in the heart of the city, Medlock Villas offers luxury and affordable private family holiday villas for both family vacations as well as corporate stays. Each villa features an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, and free Wi-Fi apart from other amenities. The main attractions like Dubai Marina, Malls of Emirates and Burj Al Arab are within close proximity, making the trip to either or all of them very convenient. Though the hotel carries the ‘pet-friendly’ label, do call up the hotel to understand various details, before you make the bookings.
Grand Hyatt Residence
If you are looking for some pampering yet want to feel at home, Grant Hyatt is the place to be! Apart from the various luxe amenities for its visitors such as a fully equipped gym, indoor and outdoor pools, a jogging track, well-appointed rooms and so on, the hotel has what is called as ‘pet programs’. These programs ascertain that pets feel welcome and their stay is comfortable. Expect a welcome letter, a door hanger, a special dog bowl, an ID tag and even a fluffy comfortable bed for your four-legged friend! Yes, Grand Hyatt Residence promises all of this and more. However, the ‘pet policy’ does vary between properties, so it is best to call ahead of your visit.
W Dubai – Al Habtoor City
This brilliant luxury hotel chain is all set to put its best ‘paw’ forward in the eclectic city of Dubai. Promising its clients world-class amenities, it will also ensure their furry friends receive a luxurious welcome. The welcome doesn’t stop at hand selected doggie treats and accessories, but also extends to a special canine menu, along with services like dog sitting and dog walking. Your doggie will have a dedicated play area and even a pet pampering salon. How cool is that!