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Where to stay for the Dubai World Cup 2022

Offering the combination of one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world and the richest prize in racing; Dubai World Cup is the ultimate racing experience. Held every year since 1996, it is one of the top global platforms for the most elite thoroughbreds to compete for the richest day in horse racing. The iconic racecourse features a glittering race card boasting six Group 1 races at the culmination of the Dubai Racing Carnival. This is the global highlight of the racing calendar and an event not to be missed!

Our experiences to one of the biggest weeks in racing include a packed itinerary including an exclusive Preview Drinks Evening with Frankie Dettori, Breakfast with the Stars and an incredible day at Meydan watching the top thoroughbreds in the world battle it out for the top prize of $12 million.

Flight inclusive experiences are based on four nights accommodation, but longer stays are possible for those looking to extend their time away. More information can be found below on our range of options, which each give you a unique experience depending on whether you want to be centre of the action, or make the most of your time relaxing in the sun. If you do have a specific hotel in mind, please get in touch and we will happily put together an option tailored to your requirements. Offering unparalleled levels of luxury, glamour and racing this is the ultimate horse racing experience you won't want to miss.


Holiday Inn Festival City 4*

The Holiday Inn Festival City is the perfect choice for making the most of your short stay in Dubai. Located in the heart of Dubai Festival City, a vibrant shopping and food destination, the hotel is ideal for getting out and about from the moment you arrive.


The contemporary and spacious rooms are complete with en-suite bathrooms with a bath, air conditioning and a flat screen TV. A buffet breakfast is served at the hotel each morning and there are an array of dinner options both at one of the hotel's four restaurants and within walking distance in the Festival City Mall including at the Hard Rock Cafe, the only one in the Middle East!


This hotel has direct access to the Festival City Mall which offers over 500 retail shops and is home to the Guinness World Record breaking 'Imagine Show' which boasts the largest water screen projection and permanent projection mapping in the world. Featuring the latest entertainment technology in water, pyrotechnics, lasers, lights and dramatic effects its an experience you will need to see. During your stay, you could also see the city from a different perspective by taking a dhow ride through Dubai Creek or head over to the Al Areesh Sports Club, which offers a wide range of health and fitness options from swimming pools to tennis courts.

When you aren't out and about exploring all Dubai has to offer, you can sit and relax at the rooftop pool which allows you to bask in the sun while savouring the panoramic views of the city skyline. The hotel has a complimentary gym and fitness centre as well as offering a same day dry cleaning pick up service.


Located just 15 minutes from Dubai International airport, The Meydan Racecourse and downtown Dubai, which is home to the Burj Khalifa, you are never too far away from the action.


Experiences include:

- Return Direct flights to Dubai

- Return airport and racecourse transfers

- 4 nights of accommodation including breakfast

- Apron Views tickets to the Dubai World Cup - upgrades are available

- Invitation to exclusive Racing Breaks drinks evening with Frankie Dettori

Prices start from £995 per person. Book now by clicking here!


Aloft Palm Jumeirah 4*

Located on the eastern crescent of one of Dubai's most iconic landmarks, the Aloft Palm Jumeirah offers the perfect beach escape for those looking to make the most of Dubai's sun and escape the busy city life.


This hotel offers airy rooms with plush platform beds which will ensure you enjoy a comfortable nights’ sleep. The custom Aloft bath amenities by Bliss Spa include walk-in showers with rainfall showerheads which will ensure you have an extremely relaxing and comfortable stay.


Home to seven restaurants and bars including their signature W XYZ bar, a private beach bar and rooftop pool bar overlooking the Burj Al Arab, there is no better place to sit back, watch the sunset, unwind and relax. This hotel offers flexibility without having to roam too far while the roof top restaurant which offers a 360 degree panoramic views of the Dubai skyline ensures you never feel too far away from the city.


When you aren't relaxing by the pool or on the beach, you can book a treatment in the hotels spa, hit the re:charge gym or explore many of the Palm Jumeirah's attractions and luxury resorts which include the iconic Atlantis, The Palm hotel, Palm West beach and the Nakheel Mall.


Being located on The Palm, the hotel is situated slightly further away from the airport and racecourse, with a transfer time of approx. 1 hour.


Experiences include:

- Return Direct flights to Dubai

- Return airport and racecourse transfers

- 4 nights of accommodation including breakfast

- Apron Views tickets to the Dubai World Cup - upgrades are available

- Invitation to exclusive Racing Breaks drinks evening with Frankie Dettori

Prices start from £1,395 per person. Book now by clicking here!

The Meydan Hotel 5*

The Meydan Hotel is the ultimate destination for any racing fan wanting that all in one experience. The worlds first 5* hotel located at the track side, this hotel combines contemporary luxury with pure comfort leaving you wanting for nothing.


The hotel has a variety of elegantly designed spacious rooms, each with unbeatable views across the racecourse. Each room includes all the modern comforts you could want, including flat screen TV's and WiFi.


A range of exceptional dining options are available, from fine dining to casual bites with Meydan’s award-winning restaurants and bars. From Asian fusion and premium steaks to international buffets and round the clock room service, the Meydan Hotel is the epicentre of culinary adventures.


There aren't many reasons to leave the grounds of Meydan with a range of world class hotel facilities being available. Whether you choose to relax by the infinity rooftop pool which overlooks the racecourse, treat yourself in the spa, or head out for some activity in the tennis academy or on the golf course, there isn't much this hotel doesn't offer. If you do want to head out to explore, the hotel is only 10 minutes from the worlds largest mall, Dubai Mall, as well as the Burj Khalifa the worlds tallest building.


Staying here you will be in prime location ready for race day as well as the exclusive Breakfast with the Stars.


Experiences include:

- Return Direct flights to Dubai

- Return airport transfers

- 4 nights of bed and breakfast accommodation

- Breakfast with the Stars Ticket

- Gallery Hospitality Ticket to the Dubai World Cup - upgrades available

- Invitation to exclusive Racing Breaks drinks evening with Frankie Dettori

Prices start from £1,895 per person. Book now by clicking here!


Not sure which package to choose?


If you are unsure on which would be the best option for you, please complete an enquiry form by clicking the link here and a member of our team will contact you to discuss your options further.


More information about all experiences, including ticket upgrades, optional excursions and our special events can be found here: https://www.online.racingbreaks.com/dubai-world-cup


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