Get an overview of this hotel5-star Dubai hotel with 4 restaurants, 2 bars, an infinity pool, a full-service spa, and a fitness center.

Academic City: 5.1 km

This property is located 20 minutes from Dubai Mall and Downtown Burj Dubai, and a short 15-minute drive from Dubai International airport. The hotel is 5.1 km from Dubai International Academic City and 6.4 km from the Institute of Management Technology Dubai.

150 acres of polo

PER AQUUM Desert Palm - Dubai has 2 restaurants and 2 bars and offers 24-hour room service. This hotel has an infinity pool, a full-service spa, a fitness center, and a 150-acre polo estate with 4 fields.

Surround sound

Accommodations at Desert Palm offer LCD HDTVs with DVD players and Bang & Olufsen surround sound systems. Beds come with pillowtop mattresses and pillow menus.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 06 July 2016 to 01 October 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Dining venue
  • One of the dining venues
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

PER AQUUM Desert Palm - Dubai features a 150-acre polo estate with 4 fields, stables, and a riding school. This Dubai property also offers tennis and squash courts, an outdoor infinity pool, a fitness center, and a full-service health spa. Two restaurants, a bar, and an afternoon tea venue are on site; room service is available 24 hours a day.

WiFi is complimentary, and the property offers a 24-hour business center. Currency exchange is available, as is dry cleaning. Newspapers are complimentary. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available upon request and for a surcharge.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 38 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Express check-in 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 2008 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 15 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Video-game console 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Bidet 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Frette Italian sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LED TV 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Rare Restaurant - Signature, contemporary European grill restaurant. Show kitchen serving steak, seasonal game, seafood, and an extensive wine list. Indoor and terrace dining is available.

Epicure Gourmet Market - Brasserie serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Menu includes coffee, tea, and juice; sandwiches and salads, pastries, pasta, and wood-fired pizza. Located next to the infinity pool; open 24 hours a day.

Red Bar and Lounge - Serving cocktails, local and international beers, and wine.

Room Service - Available 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

Desert Palm features a polo estate, which includes four championship fields, stables, and a riding school. Polo matches are held on site. Guests can go on their own riding excursions, exploring the 150-acre property. Riding lessons are also available. Desert Palm also offers an outdoor infinity pool, a fitness center, four outdoor tennis courts, two indoor squash courts, and bird watching.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 

Spa Services

LIME Spa has six spa suites and offers massage, facials, aromatherapy, and beauty services. The spa overlooks the polo fields.

  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
A tourism fee is imposed by the city and collected at the property. The fee is AED 15 for the first bedroom per night, and increases by AED 15 per night for each additional bedroom. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in your confirmation email.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Minimum guest age is 18


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: AED 500 per night
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: AED 990
  • Tourism fee: AED 20 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
Please note: Gala Dinner fees are mandatory and are to be paid at the hotel. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 200 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Desert Palm Dubai
  • Desert Palm Hotel Dubai
  • PER AQUUM Desert Palm Dubai Hotel
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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 5 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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