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Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
Updated: 22nd April, 2023

Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk is a hotel in Healthcare City Phase 1, Bur Dubai, Dubai.
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
Building type
(September 2020)
Building specifications
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk is a hotel in Healthcare City Phase 1, Bur Dubai, Dubai.
The developer
The project was developed by Al Fara'a Properties.
The project was completed by September 2020.
The development contains a total of 595 units.
Additional information
  • The Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk is the largest Sofitel hotel in the Middle East. It blends French and Egyptian themes and is a sister property to Raffles Dubai.

  • The building houses 498 luxury rooms and suites as well as 97 furnished, serviced apartments. There are 68 suites, which come with 24-hour butler service and Sofitel’s Club Millésime access and benefits. Three of the suites, on the 47th, 48th and 49th floors, are designed by award-winning firm Duccio Grassi Architects.

  • The residences at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk are on the eighth to 17th floor and include studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. With floor-to-ceiling windows in each apartment they all benefit from generous natural daylight are designed to capture the essence of French ‘art de vivre’ with Art Deco lines, bright colours and bold geometry.

  • The hotel has five F&B venues: Brasserie Boulud, designed by Daniel Boulud, who has a two Michelin-star restaurant in New York; Taiko, an Asian restaurant and bar that originated in Amsterdam; British-themed gastropub The Nine is a more casual spot, serving pub classics and beer;  Soleil Pool & Lounge and Bijou Patisserie.

Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk it takes roughly 12 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 23 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 22 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 27 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 12 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 46 minutes' drive.*

Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk Location

The map below shows the location of Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk and just below are summaries of the nearest attractions, parks, beaches, golf clubs and cinemas.

Dubai Dolphinarium, 0.9 km
Dubai Creek, 1.6 km
Jameel Arts Centre, 2.2 km
Parks & beaches
Dubai Creek Park, 1.3 km
Culture Village Park, 2.1 km
Zabeel Park, 2.1 km
Golf clubs
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, 2.2 km
Al Badia Golf Club, 4.9 km
The Track Meydan Golf, 7.7 km
Cineplex Grand Hyatt, 0.9 km
Vox OUTDOOR at Aloft City Centre Deira, 2.7 km
Vox Cinemas at City Centre Deira, 2.8 km

Local Schools

Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk has many schools nearby including Dubai Gem Private School at 0.6 km and Dubai English Speaking School at 0.7 km.

In terms of performance there are five schools nearby that have achieved either of two highest government inspection rating of 'Very Good' or 'Outstanding' including Dubai English Speaking School which has a rating of 'Outstanding' and Indian High School Dubai which has a rating of 'Very good'.

Dubai Gem Private School
0.6 km, Oud Metha
AED 22,500  •  British
Dubai English Speaking School
0.7 km, Oud Metha
AED 43,000  •  British
St. Mary's Catholic High School
1.0 km, Oud Metha
AED 11,000  •  British
Indian High School Dubai
1.1 km, Al Garhoud
AED 7,900  •  Indian

Things to Do

We've partnered with LadiesNightDubai.com and BrunchCrunch.ae to give an overview of the current Ladies Nights and Brunch offers in the vicinity of Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk.

Eve Penthouse and Lounge, Hyatt Regency Creek Heights • Ladies Night • Eve Penthouse and Lounge (0.0 km)
BnB, Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf • Ladies Night • BnB (0.0 km)
Saturday Brunch Buffet, Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai • The Fountain Restaurant (0.0 km)
Casa De Tapas
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
Casa De Tapas (0.0 km)
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Cu-ba (0.0 km)
Ladies Night •  9:00pm
Sky5 Dubai (0.0 km)
Cactus Jacks
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Cactus Jacks (0.0 km)
Traiteur Saturday Brunch
Brunch • Park Hyatt Dubai
Brasserie Du Park (0.0 km)
The Friday Brunch
Brunch • Palazzo Versace
Giardino (0.0 km)
Ambient Night
Brunch • Palazzo Versace
Vanitas (0.0 km)
Saturday Family Brunch
Brunch • Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
Nomad (0.0 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk.

Culture Village
Culture Village (2.0 km)
A development overlooking the Dubai Creek, home to the exclusive Palazzo Versace, apartment buildings, shops and exhibition centres.
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Al Kifaf
Al Kifaf (2.3 km)
The four residential towers of Park Gate Residences share this place with Zabeel Park, Etisalat Tower and the landmark Dubai Frame.
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Healthcare City Phase 2
Healthcare City Phase 2 (2.3 km)
A wellness centre providing long-term care, spa resorts, sports medicine facilities, waterfront residences and nutrition centres in Jadaf.
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Bur Dubai
Bur Dubai (2.4 km)
Villas and low-rise apartments abound in this historic district on the banks of Dubai Creek across the water from Deira.
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Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai International Financial Centre (4.3 km)
The financial quarter of Dubai comprising commercial, retail and residential districts, all three linked by a retail corridor
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Sheikh Zayed Road
Sheikh Zayed Road (4.3 km)
The 2km stretch of road between Business Bay and the World Trade Centre roundabout, flanked by walls of skyscrapers. 
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La Mer
La Mer (6.2 km)
A beachfront development with shopping, dining and entertainment areas stretching out to sea between Pearl Jumeirah and Jumeirah Bay.
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City Walk
City Walk (6.3 km)
A stylish, vibrant town-centre community combining residential, shopping, dining and attractions in the heart of the Jumeirah district.
Read more
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk Milestones
Date Completed
September 2020
Companies Associated with Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
Developer: Al Fara'a Properties

Construction History

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