Remember to book in advance as social distancing rules will be in place… 

Fancy a movie but require a change in scene? Well, heading to a cinema in the mall isn’t the only option as you can catch the latest blockbusters in some of Dubai’s finest hotels.

Here are 3 hotels in Dubai with cinemas currently open.  

Rove Downtown


This hotel chain can be found dotted all over Dubai, but the Rove Downtown branch boasts its very own cosy, 46-seater cinema room. Movie listings and tickets can be purchased on the Reel Cinema website here. It will cost you Dhs45 per person. The theatre is open to everyone and not just hotel guests, but Rovers can purchase tickets from the hotel for the same price.

Rove Downtown, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, Dhs45 per person for one ticket. Tel: (0)4 561 9099.

Studio One

Want a cinema all to yourself? It’s possible at this sleek hotel in Dubai Studio City.  A movie can be picked from three different movie library lists: family, crowd-pleaser and action-packed. Included in the Dhs129 per person cost is a soft beverage, a pizza and popcorn. Go fancier and pay Dhs199 for a bottle of wine or four bottles of hops, a pizza, and popcorn. For kids under 12, the Dhs49 ticket includes a soft drink, popcorn, and candy. A minimum of four is needed to book out the screening room, but keep your limit to 12 as social distancing rules are in place.

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Studio One, Dubai Studio City, Dubai. Tel: (800) 788346.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray


Staying at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah is a wonderful treat as is, but you can even catch a movie at the lavish palace. The 29-seater private cinema screens movies three times on a daily basis and is free for all in-house guests. Private screenings can be arranged on (0)4 4530676 or via email on

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Crescent Road, The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. Tel: (0)4 453 0676.

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Kempinski Mall of the Emirates

This hotel screens the latest blockbuster movie in their very own private 15-seater cinema. Instead of just popcorn being served up, you’ll be treated an international cuisine for your meal for the ultimate for a movie experience like no other. From juicy burgers, grills, mezze platters to a well-stocked bar featuring French bubbly – there’s plenty to spoil you. For bookings email or call (0) 55 167 3908. 
Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai. Tel: (0)55 167 3908 

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