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5 Star Accessible Dubai Downtown Resort

This 5 Star Accessible Dubai Downtown Resort within the city has a unique blend of past and present Middle Eastern heritage and Dubai elegance. It’s set in the very heart of Downtown Dubai, only a short stroll away from iconic Dubai highlights such as the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall, Dubai Opera and the Souk Al Bahar. When staying here, you will enjoy an abundance of accessible dining, shopping, and entertainment options both within and near the hotel. The resort offers great accessibility with step-free paths through most common spaces as well as fully accessible rooms equipped with barrier free roll-in showers with grab bars and plenty of turning space for mobility equipment users.

Finding resort style accommodations in Downtown Dubai is not easy, so don’t let this one slip away! The main entrance to the hotel is flat and has large doors. The lobby area is spacious with bright open spaces and smooth flooring. You will also find extra wide elevators to help you navigate the different floors. The resort houses 4 different restaurants with wheelchair access, ranging from Argentinian meat to Thai curries and Middle Eastern dishes. Lay back and relax by the palm-fringed outdoor pool or enjoy a renewing experience in the Arabian spa.

The wheelchair friendly rooms at this Downton Dubai hotel feature beautiful, elegant décor and a spacious layout. You’ll find wide doorways as well as plenty of turning space around the large king bed. The room has large bright windows and low carpet. From your room, you can access the balcony which has a small lip. Notice that the balcony is smaller, and the tall wall makes it hard to see the full view when seated. The rooms come with an interactive TV system, DVD player and free Wi-fi for your enjoyment. The accessible bathroom is equipped with a barrier-free roll in shower with grab bars and a handheld shower head. There is also an attached shower chair available. A grab bar is located by the side of the toilet.

Location. Location. Location. This resort has an ideal location right in the heart of Dubai. You’ll be just a 5-minute stroll away from the Dubai Mall and Souk Al bahar for (endless) convenient shopping options. For entertainment, you won’t have to look further than 0.1 miles to the lightshow at the Dubai Fountain, and 0.3 miles for a visit to the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Opera. The Dubai International Airport is located only 6 miles from the hotel which makes for an easy transfer after a long trip.

This 5 Star Accessible Downtown Dubai Resortfeatures:

  • Fully accessible hotel rooms with roll in showers and grab bars.
  • Great amenities like Wi-Fi and wheelchair friendly, on-site restaurants and balconies in the room.
  • Incredible location downtown Dubai!

Accessibility Details

This Hotel received our 4-star Sage Accessibility rating, because of its wonderful accessibility features and has been personally inspected by John Sage. The hotel features fully accessible common spaces made wheelchair friendly with smooth, flat surfaces, wide doorways, and wide elevators to navigate between the different floors. The accessible rooms feature a spacious layout with sufficient turning space and low carpet. The disabled bathrooms are equipped with a barrier-free roll in shower with grab bars and grab bars by the toilet. This hotel did not receive a higher rating because the grab bar in the roll in shower is on the wall but cannot fold down and wheelchair users can only partially roll under the sink. The wall on the balcony is also high which means less of a view if you are seated.

The accessible rooms are equipped with a large King Bed with space for a wheelchair on either side of the bed.

The accessible bathroom is equipped with a barrier-free roll in shower with grab bars and an attached shower chair. You’ll also find a handheld showerhead. The bathroom has grab bars by the toilet as well.

The accessible room comes with a balcony. There is a small lip to enter and the wall is high which makes it hard to see over when seated in a wheelchair.

The hotel lobby is grand and spacious with smooth, flat flooring and seating areas. The hallways have rugs.

The hotel has several accessible onsite restaurants and bars with both indoor and outdoor seating. You can sit and enjoy a meal with a view of the Burj Khalifa!

The pool lounge area is accessible but there is no lift into the pool. There are paved paths available to reach the outdoor spaces.

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