Al Habtoor Palace offers best of luxury hospitality

Stefan Randstorm

Centrally located in the landmark lifestyle development on the banks of Dubai Water Canal, the Al Habtoor Palace is a palatial retreat in the heart of Dubai. The Beaux-Arts inspired palace offers 182 guest rooms and 52 suites.

We spoke to Stefan Randstorm, the General Manager of Al Habtoor Palace, on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2024) about the property and what it offers to the visitors to Dubai.


Please take us through the key offerings at Al Habtoor Palace. 

Easily accessible in a prime location at Dubai Water Canal, the Al Habtoor Palace offers an unmatched luxury experience that transports guests on a palatial journey from the moment they step through our doors. Our attention to architectural detail sets the stage for an extraordinary stay, complemented by signature touches like the Sir Winston Churchill Suite and our exclusive Bentley Suite.

We take great pride in our culinary offerings, particularly our award-winning World Cut steakhouse considered one of the best steakhouse in Dubai, where guests can indulge in exquisite variety of cuts, adorned with vintage scenes from New York such as the Raise the Steakhouse Brunch featuring live music every Saturday.

What truly sets us apart is our commitment to personalised service. Our 24/7 butler service ensures that every guest receives the utmost attention and assistance throughout their stay. Additionally, our guests enjoy exclusive beach access at our affiliated hotel in Palm Jumeirah, adding an extra layer of luxury to their experience.

Whether catering to government delegates, C-level executives, celebrities, or leisure travellers, we prioritise providing tailored experiences that exceed expectations and cater to the desires of discerning luxury consumers. At Al Habtoor Palace, nestled in the heart of Dubai, we strive to make every guest feel like royalty, offering bespoke experiences and attention to detail that set us apart in the world of luxury hospitality.


What are your key markets this year and are they different from those last year?

This year, we are focusing on expanding our reach into key markets, with a particular emphasis on CIS countries and the United States. While our core markets remain UAE, GCC, India, EU and UK, we recognise the growing potential in the CIS region and the US market. By strategically targeting these regions, we aim to enhance our global presence and attract a diverse range of guests seeking luxury experiences at Habtoor Palace.


What does the summer season look like?

As we gear up for the summer season, our anticipation is high, especially with our outstanding suite inventory and enticing La Perle staycation packages. These packages promise a unique experience, allowing guests the opportunity to witness Dubai’s most spectacular aquatic theatrical show. Our suite offerings are unparalleled, providing guests with luxurious accommodations and exclusive amenities. We anticipate strong demand for these exquisite experiences during the summer months.

At Al Habtoor Palace, our dedicated team is committed to delivering exceptional service and crafting unforgettable moments for every guest. We are poised to ensure that each stay with us is nothing short of extraordinary.


Is wedding an important segment for Habtoor Palace?

At Al Habtoor Palace, weddings are a cherished segment, and we take immense pride in delivering a comprehensive wedding experience that transcends borders, setting a benchmark not only in the UAE but worldwide. As part of the esteemed Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection, we offer an array of stunning indoor and outdoor venues spread across three hotels. These venues include elegant ballrooms and picturesque outdoor spaces, each offering breathtaking views and an ambiance of timeless sophistication.

Our seasoned wedding planners collaborate closely with couples, ensuring every aspect of their dream wedding is brought to fruition. From meticulous venue selection to bespoke catering and exquisite décor arrangements, we leave no stone unturned in creating magical moments that last a lifetime.

To cater to diverse needs and preferences, we offer customized wedding packages tailored to each couple’s vision and budget, guaranteeing a celebration that reflects their unique love story.

Moreover, our luxurious bridal suites serve as idyllic sanctuaries for couples to prepare and unwind before and after their ceremony. Complete with special amenities and personalized services, these suites provide the perfect backdrop for moments of bliss and tranquility amidst the excitement of their special day.

At Al Habtoor Palace, we are dedicated to curating unforgettable wedding experiences that surpass expectations, ensuring every couple’s journey to forever begins in the most exquisite setting imaginable.

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