Tried & Tested: ME by Melia, Dubai

Lindsay Judge   |   04-10-2022

What to expect from one of Dubai’s most contemporary hotel destinations, known for its iconic design


Situated in one of the most iconic buildings in the UAE; the Opus by Omniyat and designed by Dame Zaha Hadid, ME by Melia, Dubai embodies a bold and vibrant spirit for creatives with a love of fabulous food, contemporary architecture and delicious cuisine. This uniquely designed hotel is different from anything else in the city and will keep you guessing throughout your stay. Zaha Hadid’s spirit lives throughout the property with a clear sense of extravagance and modern style. Her impressive architecture inspires the interiors and design details throughout the hotel.



Rooms & Suites



The rooms at ME by Melia Dubai are like no other. With futuristic space-ship-like designs, the latest technology and uber-modern finishes, you will instantly feel out-of-this-world! From day to night there are plenty of features within the rooms to keep you entertained and inspired.



The hotel features 74 rooms and 19 suites in total each with impressive views of the Dubai skyline and details that pay homage to the surroundings. The most extravagant of all is the ME Suite which comes complete with its own jacuzzi, pool table, bar and huge living area – if you like to party, this is for you! Those staying suites will also be able to benefit from the ME+ service which guarantees the highest quality of service throughout your day.


Food & Dining


ME by Melia Dubai has one of the most colourful offerings of restaurants in the city. Take a trip around the world and discover some of the planet’s best cuisines in five-star dining venues. Some of our favourites include Deseo which offers South-American dishes on an urban Terrace overlooking the skyline.



The menu is to die for and the service is second-to-none – let your waiter do the ordering for you so you can truly experience the best of this menu! Don’t forget to save room for dessert which comes highly recommended! The word “Deseo” means desire or wish in English and we guarantee you’ll be wishing to come back!


Elsewhere, the Central Cosmo Tapas and Bar, the hotel’s signature restaurant, is great for casual dining and Botanica on the ground floor is an inviting green space, serving fruity drinks infused with an array of herbs and botanicals. And finally, outside the hotel’s signature restaurants, you can find some of our favourites including social dining destination ROKA which is famed for its contemporary Japanese robatayaki menu, as well as The MAINE Land Brasserie, a Dubai resident’s favourite! We promise you won’t run out of options!


Spa & Wellness

The Wellness by ME spa is located on the fourth floor of the hotel, overlooking the incredible architecture of the Zaha-Hadid-designed building. This unique destination has the power to make you feel instantly relaxed and refreshed.



Spa treatments are provided by highly trained and certified professional therapists and are structured to relieve stress and improve overall wellbeing. If you’re done relaxing head to the modern fitness centre which is open 24 hours to unwind and burn some energy!



The Opus by Zaha Hadid, Burj Khalifa District, Dubai, UAE, Hotel Enquiries:, For Reservations: 04 5252500, For more information, please visit: