Add a flick to your staycay plans… 

Fancy a movie but require a change in scenery? 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. Some of them will even let you have a drink or two while you nibble on your popcorn.

Here are 4 hotels in Dubai with in-house cinemas…  

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

Paramount Hotel Dubai

paramount hotel cinema (1)

A private cinema, time capsule and stage, the Paramount Screening Room pays homage to the historical magic of motion pictures and quintessential Paramount classics. Home to movies, stand-up comedy, live music and theatre productions, this intimate space is a film-lovers dream. In true Hollywood style, lite gourmet bites and bubbles will also be on offer at your service including Joe & Seph’s freshly popped popcorn, homemade sliders, lobster rolls and truffle arancini.

Paramount Hotel, Business Bay, Dubai, Tel: (0)4 246 6666.

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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.

Studio One, Dubai Studio City, Dubai. Tel: (800) 788 346.

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