Stylish contemporary décor and a quieter location in New Dubai re-affirm the Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate as an excellent base for a comfortable city stay. The hotel stands right next to the Ibn Battuta shopping mall while the Dubai metro is just a few steps away for easy links to Dubai’s famous central shopping malls. In addition, the Mövenpick offers free transfers to its private beach on Palm Jumeirah and boasts its own gym, spa and rooftop pool, perfect for quiet relaxation. Moroccan-style furnishings and unusual design features create a warm mood throughout, plus there’s an excellent choice of dining and drinking with 8 restaurants and bars from which to choose. Rooms: 396.