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Dubai International Hotel News & Events

Learn all about the latest news and activities at Dubai International Airport.


Celebrating DXB's 57th Anniversary

On this day in 1960, Dubai International Airport was opened. Here are some amazing stats about their journey so far.

  • 885,000,000 passengers to date
  • 240 destinations worldwide
  • 55,000,000 bags handled each year
  • 34,700,000 tonnes of cargo handled. Equivalent to 70 Burj Khalifas
  • 12,500,000 square kilometers site area. Equivalent to 1,800 soccer pitches

Happy Anniversary, DXB!


Something Exciting is in the Works

We are currently working on something exciting for our loyal guests. Stay tuned to find out more.


2017 Loved by Guests Award

Dubai International Hotel has been awarded with a Loved by Guests Certificate for receiving exceptional guest ratings and reviews from Hotels.com customers, showing our outstanding dedication and service.

This certificate honors businesses that consistently earn top ratings from Hotels.com guests and with a rating of 4.2 out of 5.0, Dubai International Hotel deserves a place among the best!


Haute Grandeur Global Spa Awards 2017

Timeless Spa has won 2 awards in the Haute Grandeur Global Spa Awards 2017



This is the FIRST Global Recognition for Timeless Spa!

We would like to THANK YOU for your generous votes and ratings!


TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

Travelers have spoken!

Dubai International Hotel, along with its partner outlets: Timeless Spa, Cadiz Lounge & Tapas Bar, McGettigan's DXB, and The Gallery, have been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017.


New G-Force in Terminal 3, Concourse A

The new G-Force facilities in Dubai International Airport, Terminal 3 Concourse A have opened last August 10, 2017. The facilities are open from 10PM to 10AM daily and include locker rooms, Jacuzzis, steam rooms, and individual hot/cold showers for male and female.

A new price list will also be in place for all G-Force facilities starting September 1, 2017 and will be as follows:

  • Individual Shower = AED 49
  • Nautilus Gym = AED 49
  • Gym + Shower = AED 80
  • All Facilities (1 hour) = AED 75
  • All Facilities (2 hours) = AED 110
  • All Facilities (3 Hours) = AED 140

G-Force Health Clubs are located at Terminal 3:

Concourse C – Hotel Level above Gate C15 behind the Dubai International Hotel reception Concourse B – Hotel Level above the Emirates Business and First Class Lounges Concourse A – Hotel Level above the Emirates Business and First Class Lounges

The Health Club facilities are also available for non-hotel guests.

For more inquiries, visit www.dubaiintlhotels.com/hotel/facilities or call +971 224 4000.


Dubai International Hotel Wins Awards and Accolades

Dubai International Hotel Wins Awards and Accolades

For - ‘Best Airport Hotel’ and for ‘Luxury Airport Hotel’



December 18, 2016, Dubai UAE: Dubai International Hotel is honoured to have received three prestigious awards and accolades recently. The luxury airport hotel won the ‘Best Airport Hotel’ on a continent level at the 2016 Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards, which recognizes exceptional contributions by outstanding hotels. The awards are a prestigious achievement in luxury hospitality, honouring an unbiased result of only the finest in the industry. Winners are chosen by giving due importance to the quality of guest feedback rather than the quantity of votes.


Consolidating its position as a leading airport hotel, Dubai International Hotel was also voted as ‘Regional Winner - Luxury Airport Hotel’ at the 2016 World Luxury Hotel Awards. World Luxury Hotel Awards recognises the accomplishments of hotels in the luxury hospitality industry. Winners earn the respect of guests and industry players alike as they are chosen on the basis of guest votes.


Ever growing in popularity, Dubai International Hotel’s Ahlan Business Class Lounge has recently taken the coveted Number One spot on Trip Advisor’s list of ‘Restaurants in Dubai’, out of a total of 8,733 restaurants in the city.


“We are honoured to be recognised with awards and accolades across various platforms,” says Ranjan Nadarajah, Managing Director. “Our success at 2016 Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards and 2016 World Luxury Hotel Awards, as well as on Trip Advisor is a significant milestone for us. We are committed to delivering world-class services and offering guests the finest experience each and every time.”


Located within the Dubai International Airport Terminal 3, the luxury 5-star hotel is perfect for a short stopover in Dubai. The 530-room hotel has more than 8 restaurants and bars, Ahlan Lounges and Emirates-Timeless Spas through Concourse A, B, C and D providing passengers with everything they need to have a comfortable stay without leaving the airport or clearing Immigration. It is also a convenient place to hold a business meeting while visiting Dubai. Dubai International Airport manages the Ahlan Business Class and First Class Lounges on Concourse D at Terminal 1. The hotel is accessible to passengers in transit from both Terminals 1 and 3 via the airport sky-train.


Recognition of Excellence

Dubai International Hotel has been awarded the HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence for 2016!

This award is in recognition for consistently achieving the highest standards of Customer satisfaction worldwide.

Rated By guests
Dubai International Airport Terminal Hotel



World Luxury Hotel Awards

Dubai International Hotel has been awarded as the winner of 2016 World Luxury Hotel Awards – Luxury Airport Hotel (Category).


An Estimated 85 Million Passengers in 2016

With traffic expected to surpass 85 million passengers in 2016 and more than 100 million by 2020, Dubai Airports is working on long term plans to expand its infrastructure to ensure that the growth of Dubai’s aviation sector remains unhindered in the decades to come.

The opening of Concourse D in February 2016 signalled the completion of Strategic Plan 2020, a US$7.8 billion airport and airspace expansion programme that was launched in 2011 to boost capacity at DXB from 60 million to 90 million passengers.


World Luxury Hotel Awards

Dubai International Hotel has been nominated as a Finalist of the 2016 World Luxury Hotel Awards – Luxury Airport Hotel (Category)


Certificate of Excellence

Dubai International Hotel has been awarded Certificate of Excellence 2014 by Trip Advisor


Best Airport Hotel

Dubai International Hotel awarded as the Best Airport Hotel in the Middle East by World Airport – Skytrax Awards 2011


World’s first A380 facility fully open for business

Dubai, UAE – Feruary 10, 2013 – Dubai Airports and Emirates today announced the successful completion of the phased launch of Concourse A – the home of the A380 and the world’s first purpose-built facility for the aircraft at Dubai International.