ARMANI HOTEL, DUBAI
What is it? Standing at the base of the Burj Khalifa, the Armani brand’s first hotel is a luxurious, centrally situated haven created by the Italian designer renowned for his clean, tailored lines. What’s so fab? Apart from the temperaturecontrolled outdoor pool with stunning views of the world’s tallest tower, sumptuous perks include several Armani boutiques, a 24-hour gym and complimentary Armani toiletries. What about rooms? With their curving walls and leather panelling, the rooms also have iPad controls and a personal concierge who can help you with everything from sightseeing suggestions to restaurant ideas. What else should I know? The Armani has several gourmet restaurants: Ristorante is arguably the city’s best Italian eatery and Indian restaurant Amal has great food and panoramic views. How much? Rooms from Dh1,800 per night, www.armanihotels.com.