Ocean View Hotel, Dubai
Set in the Dubai Marina area, this modern high-rise hotel is a 5-minute walk from Marina Beach, 6 km from Ibn Battuta Mall and 14 km from the indoor mountain sports centre of Ski Dubai. Offering balconies with gulf views, the sleek rooms come with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. Suites add living rooms. Upgraded quarters add access to a private lounge, along with complimentary breakfast, drinks and snacks.A mall shuttle is free. Amenities include a poolside cafe, an intimate shisha lounge and 3 restaurants, including a buzzy British-style pub with live entertainment. There’s also a spa and a salon, plus an outdoor pool and a gym.