With the Middle-East countries gearing up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, fans visiting Qatar can choose to stay in Dubai’s first football-themed hotel, NH Dubai The Palm, to be launched in November.

According to a report by The National, the director of Expat Sport, Sue Holt said, “There will be international fans who are coming to this region for the first time, so being in a relaxed environment with other like-minded individuals in a stunning location on The Palm should make this an enjoyable and unforgettable holiday.”

Here are all the details about the first football-themed hotel in Dubai

NH Dubai The Palm football-themed hotel qatar world cup
Image: Courtesy NH Dubai The Palm


The hotel has 533 rooms and offers exquisite views of the Arabian Sea, Marina skyline, the Burj Al Arab and the Dubai Eye. Some of the best amenities include an infinity pool, access to the beach and a sports bar — the best place to bring the Qatar World Cup football matches alive on screen.

Hotel packages

The Expat Sport website mentions, “We have multiple packages available; 4, 8 and 12 nights, including 1, 2 and 3-day return flights, respectively. We will be providing free transport to Dubai fan park, and there will be special football events taking place in the lively sports bar of the NH Dubai The Palm.”

Here are the packages and how much they cost:
4 night package: USD 1,290 USD + VAT
8 night package: USD 2,580 + VAT
12 night package: USD 3,870 + VAT

All the packages include “4, 8, 12 nights’ accommodation sharing a twin/double room, including buffet breakfast and taxes, along with 1, 2 and 3-day return flights, respectively,” as per the website.

Hospitality packages

At the NH Dubai The Palm, hospitality packages include match tickets.

Holt says, “This is a completely new addition to the Dubai hospitality landscape. We are collaborating with the official partners of the FIFA World Cup to make this a unique and immersive experience for our guests.”

The offers begin at around USD 952 (AED 3500) for a group match, including food, beverages and stadium parking. At around USD 4900 (AED 18,000) stands the costlier package for a group match. It includes a Pearl Lounge seat for each, a six-course meal, cocktails, various entertainment services and a concierge service.

Those looking to take the whole experience a notch higher can go for the stadium suite with private dining at approximately USD 22,557 (AED 82,450).

Match tickets

As the tickets are being sold on a first-come-first-serve basis, it is advised to make the bookings (here) soon. The last date for applications is August 16.

(Main and featured image: Courtesy NH Dubai The Palm)

written by.

Pyusha Chatterjee

A journalist, Pyusha has previously worked with media organisations including The New Indian Express and Hindustan Times. A solo traveller by choice, she loves exploring life more than anything else, after food of course. When she isn't gardening, writing, reading, cooking or singing out loud, you can spot her watching films and series, debating with friends or organising things unnecessarily.
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