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Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
Updated: 13th August, 2022

Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
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Building type
Hotel
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Status
Complete
(September 2020)
Building specifications
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Overview
Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk is a hotel in Healthcare City Phase 1, Bur Dubai, Dubai.
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The developer
The project was developed by Al Fara'a Properties.
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Timeline
The project was completed by September 2020.
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Units
The development contains a total of 595 units.
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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.

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Attractions
Dubai Dolphinarium, 0.9 km
Dubai Creek, 1.6 km
Jameel Arts Centre, 2.2 km
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Parks & beaches
Dubai Creek Park, 1.3 km
Zabeel Park, 2.1 km
Creek Island Central Park, 3.8 km
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Golf clubs
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, 2.2 km
Al Badia Golf Club, 4.9 km
The Track Meydan Golf, 7.7 km
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Cinemas
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.

BnB, Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf • Ladies Night • BnB (2.2 km)
Casa De Tapas, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club • Ladies Night • Casa De Tapas (2.2 km)
Sinfully Delicious, Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk • Taiko (0.0 km)
Cu-ba
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Cu-ba (2.6 km)
Sky5
Ladies Night •  9:00pm
Sky5 Dubai (3.2 km)
Cactus Jacks
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Cactus Jacks (3.2 km)
Moe's
Ladies Night •  8:00pm
Moe's on the 5th (3.2 km)
Saturday Brunch
Brunch • Raffles Dubai
Tomo (0.4 km)
Saturday Drunch
Brunch • Hyatt Regency Creek Heights
La Tablita (0.7 km)
Saturday Seafood Brunch
Brunch • Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai
The Fountain Restaurant (0.8 km)
Belgian Brunch Feast
Brunch • Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City
Belgian Cafe Dubai Festival City (3.2 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

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

Al Jaddaf
Al Jaddaf (1.9 km)
Home to hotels, apartments, shops, leisure facilities, the 80-storey residential D1 tower and the five-star super opulent Palzzo Versace.
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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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Downtown Dubai
Downtown Dubai (5.9 km)
A huge residential and commercial development. Home to Dubai landmarks - Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Fountain and Dubai Opera.
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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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