Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Review

Published on: Feb 19, 2021
Alyce Gibson
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Experience the very best of luxury escapism at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai. Inspired by the palaces of the Ottoman Empire, opulence and grandeur are found in equal measure with glittering chandeliers, hand-painted murals and plenty of marble in the impressive lobby. We’re sure you’ll agree that this is one of the most stunning hotels you’ll ever stay in!

Why we recommend the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray – fit for royalty

Every corner of the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is dripping with grandeur, from the gold fixtures throughout to the impressively tall columns lining the interior. You’ll feel like royalty as soon as you step through the threshold, thanks to this lavish setting and incredibly attentive service.

Best for… luxury and leisure-seekers

With its collection of fine dining options and spacious rooms, suites and residences that really deliver on luxury, this elegant resort is made for leisure-seekers. Indulge in rejuvenating spa days, lounge by the infinity pool and sample an array of cuisine at this resplendent resort.

Where is the hotel located? 

Commanding an exclusive and sought-after spot, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is nestled on the western crescent of the Palm Jumeirah with sweeping views of the city skyline. The resort is conveniently located to the airport, taking just over half an hour by car. 

Attractions near Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

  • Dubai Marina Mall - Dubai is known for its designer boutiques and plentiful fashion stores. Shop the day away at the nearby Dubai Marina Mall, which is located by the dazzling marina and spans four floors. 
  • Jumeirah Archaeological Site - Take yourself away from the glitz and glamour of Dubai at this historical archaeological site. This fascinating location is home to an array of ancient treasures, including pottery, coins, tools and more.
  • Wild Wadi Waterpark™ - get an adrenaline rush while simultaneously cooling down at Dubai’s beloved Wild Wadi Waterpark™. There are over 30 rides to suit all ages, including slides and lazy rivers. Better yet, guests staying at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray can enjoy unlimited complimentary access. 

Rooms and accommodation at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

With architecture inspired by the palaces of the Ottoman Empire, this resort is fit for royalty inside and out. Expect luxurious rooms filled with modern amenities and ornate décor, including chandeliers and Arabesque detailing. There are an array of suites and rooms to choose from, featuring sumptuous king-sized beds, rain showers, marble bathtubs and satellite televisions. 

Follow in the footsteps of celebrity and royalty, and check yourself into the Grand Imperial Suite. On the highest level of the hotel, you’ll be greeted to sumptuously decorated interiors including separate living and dining rooms plus your very own personal spa complete with private sauna. The luxury continues with an expansive outdoor terrace and butler service.

Featuring four en-suite bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, the Lagoon Royal Residence is the perfect choice for those visiting as a large group. The 24-hour butler service is there to ensure you don’t have to lift a finger while on holiday, and leaving you feeling fully pampered. 

Those travelling with children, on the other hand, will love the Grand Deluxe Family Room. Featuring two luxe bedrooms - one with a king-size bed and one with queen beds - and a ton of modern amenities, it’s the perfect choice for family holidays.

What to do & where to eat at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Combining grand architecture with modern facilities, this beachfront resort truly has it all. Spend your days sampling delicious dishes at one of the many eateries, soaking up the glowing sun and enjoying the live entertainment hosted daily within the resort.

Divine eateries

Whether you’re craving authentic Lebanese cuisine or a more familiar English dish, there are options for all preferences within the resort. Choose from nine restaurants and lounges, all of which boast an incredible selection. Enjoy a lavish dining experience at Imperium and a refreshing drink at The Crown – the hotel’s very own, English style pub. If we had to choose just one? It has to be the Friday Plaj Beach Brunch for all-day drinking and dining by the sea.

Serene spa treatments

Leave Dubai feeling fully rejuvenated in both body and mind by taking a trip to the award-winning Talise Ottoman Spa. Featuring an authentic Turkish hammam, steam room, sauna and two unique saltwater thalassotherapy pools, this magnificent spa is the largest in the Middle East. Indulge in an array of pampering treatments from the extensive spa menu, including a refreshing coffee peel, traditional Turkish scrubs and moisturising facials. 

Poolside relaxation

You’ll find an almost limitless number of opportunities for relaxation at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Our favourites? Days beside the palm-lined infinity pool overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Those who prefer to feel the sand between their toes are in luck too, as the resort is set on a private stretch of beach. Whether you want to try out exhilarating watersports or just relax as the water laps against your feet, you don’t have to go far.

Evening entertainment

There’s plenty to do once the sun goes down. Catch a movie at the luxe private cinema; with rows of ultra-comfy chairs, air conditioning, a big screen and a variety of films shown daily, it’s the best way to end a day of relaxation. There’s also the music hall, a dining and cultural entertainment venue that hosts nightly performances.

Good to know

We highly recommend staying on Half Board when at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. When you do, you’ll be able to make the most of the excellent dine-around plan that lets you eat and drink at restaurants across Jumeirah Resorts in Dubai.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray FAQs 

Is there a pool?

Guests can enjoy two indoor pools, two outdoor pools and a separate children’s pool at this hotel.

What time is check-in and check-out at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray?

Check-in is from 3:00pm, while check-out is until 12:00pm. Late check-out is available for Jumeirah One members, subject to availability. 

What kind of breakfast is served?

There are options available to suit all dietary needs and preferences, including vegan, Halal, gluten-free, continental, vegetarian, full English and à la carte. 

Is parking available at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray?

Free parking and valet services are available for guests.

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