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Dubai World Cup and where to stay

Dubai World CupA week today will see the eleventh running of the world’s richest race, the US$6,000,000 Dubai World Cup. Held at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse, this is one of the most significant in global Thoroughbred horseracing with a further five Thoroughbred Group races and a Group One for Purebred Arabians. They’re probably already booked up, but try the following for accommodation:

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Telegraph.

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  1. Bab al shams is spectacular desert resort about 45 mins drive from downtown dubai. you must use the rooftop bar for sundowners and the arabic restaurant is very authentic with both locals and tourists enjoying the fayre. superb hotel.

  2. The standard of hotels in Dubai is quitely simply impressive and each and everyone of them also have excellent restaurants. The One & Only Royal Mirage is fabulous as is the Ritz Carlton. I have staed in a wide variety of luxury hotels in Dubai and have never been disappointed. The list above is just a starter for 10 with new luxury hotels opening all the time.

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