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The world’s most celebrated ocean liner
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If you missed flying on Concorde, don't miss staying on board the QE2! A monumental destination steeped in British heritage, she has a storied history spanning almost 50 years.
The QE2 was also the last steam-fired passenger steamship to cross the Atlantic.Today, she continues her legacy as a 13 deck hotel, dining, entertainment and events destination - docked permanently at Dubai’s Mina Rashid.
Now open for hotel reservations, restaurant bookings and for daily heritage tours – the QE2 is an iconic destination that has quickly made its way on to Dubai’s bucket list of things to do. Step and stay onboard and industry staff rates and discover her for yourself #stillmakinghistory.
For a first hand third party opinion see an International Flight Attendants VBLOG video below
Whether this is your first time experience, or a nostalgic return to one of the last legendary ocean liners, be part of living history in one of the world’s most eclectic cities. Docked permanently at Dubai’s Mina Rashid, she has been lovingly restored to her former glory – revitalized with all the latest in smart technology.
Step aboard and relax in her comfortable rooms and suites that offer an imposing backdrop of Dubai’s iconic skyline or the ocean beyond. Embark on a culinary journey across her 13 restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. Immerse yourself in her rich past at the onsite QE2 Exhibition.
INSIDE THE QE2
The Queen Elizabeth 2 is home to a treasure trove of experiences. From culinary discoveries and lively entertainment, to comfortable accommodation and historical exhibits - she’s a monumental destination just waiting to be explored
The QE2 was also the last oil-fired passenger steamship to cross the Atlantic in scheduled liner service until she was refitted with a modern diesel powerplant in 1986/1987. She's curated a seamless and unforgettable journey that blends old-world sophistication with a new level in hospitality. She is still making history!
AROUND THE QE2
Located at Dubai’s Mina Rashid, the Queen Elizabeth 2 is in close proximity to some of Dubai’s most popular attractions including the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Just a short drive by car along the coast are some of the city’s latest hotspots including La Mer, a beachfront dining destination and Boxpark, an urban shopping and restaurant complex.
As a historical monument herself, The Queen Elizabeth 2 shares a neighborhood with some of Dubai’s other cultural gems including the Gold Souk, Dubai Creek and the Etihad Museum.
Whether this is your return voyage or a once in a lifetime opportunity – check-in and discover the eclectic selection of nautical experiences onboard the Queen Elizabeth 2, starting with her time-honoured passenger rooms…
Super comfortable, refined and replete with the authentic elegance of her former years, the Queen Elizabeth 2 rooms have been restored with all of the modern conveniences of today, while retaining her maritime essence.
Expect dark wood panelling, comfortable bedding, fresh panelling and vintage appliances redefined. A vast quantity of the guest rooms also feature the original portholes that peer out to the Arabian Gulf or the iconic Dubai skyline.
STANDARD ROOM / STANDARD ROOM WITH SEA VIEW
Practical and cozy - the Standard Rooms are the perfect choice for a those looking for a value for money base from which to enjoy the treasure trove of experiences onboard the QE2. Features: Max Occ 2 Adults
- From 17m²
- Sea or city views through original port-hole windows
- King or single bed
- Complimentary Wifi access
- Flat-screen 49 inch IPTV
- Bathroom with bathtub and shower
- Vanity table
- Iron and ironing board
- Food delivery service
- Coffee and Tea making facilities
- Complimentary bottled water
SUPERIOR ROOM / SUPERIOR ROOM WITH SEA VIEW
The Superior Rooms offer all the comforts and conveniences of a Standard Room, but with a little bit more space to relax after busy day onboard. Max Occ 2 Ads
DELUXE ROOM / DELUXE ROOM WITH SEA VIEW
Spacious and elegant, the Deluxe Rooms are a fantastic choice for those who like to enjoy all the home-away-from-home comforts blended with the classical elegance of the Queen Elizabeth 2. Max Occ 2ad & 2 Children or 3 Ads
CAPTAIN’S CLUB ROOM
For a true executive experience, check-in to the Captain’s Club Room. Not only will you enjoy all of the practical features designed to make your stay a comfortable one, but you will also enjoy exclusive added value benefits. Max Occ 2 Ads
CAPTAIN’S CLUB ROOM WITH BALCONY (COMING SOON)
If you’re looking for a real maritime experience as well as an open space from which to enjoy a unique sea view or the sights of the city, this is the perfect choice for you. As well as functional and relaxing living space with all the modern features, you can also enjoy exclusive added value benefits. Max Occ 2ad & 2 Children or 3 Ads
QE2 POOL AND GYM
The original indoor swimming pool has been brought back to life – now with the addition of a state-of-the-art sports zone. The gym features a selection of cardio equipment by TechnoGym® as well as free weights, mats and other.
The adjacent 9-metre swimming pool is the perfect place to cool down after a work-out or to simply relax with family and friends.
Head to the QE2 Spa - a boutique wellness centre offering a variety of relaxing massages and results-orientated facials. Delivered by highly trained Balinese therapists, choose from a selection of massages including full body and the ultimate indulgence - a Four Hands Wave Massage.
For specialized facial treatments, choose from an Aroma Active Facial or a therapy designed specifically for men. Upgrade your experience with an essential add on including a Hot Stone Indulgence, foot or scalp massage or an eye sculping treatment.
MARINA FITNESS 72
Marina Fitness 72 is the region’s first sports performance training and fitness center, providing a world-class facility for athletes, sports enthusiasts and anyone who wants to lead a healthy lifestyle.
This first-of-its-kind facility offers an unparalleled level of training and fitness and has been designed to help every individual achieve their fitness goals - regardless of age, gender, limitation or natural ability. Located in Mina Rashid and surrounded by one of Dubai’s most prestigious maritime ports, it’s just a two-minute drive or a short bike ride away from the iconic QE2.
Whether you want to explore the nearby Marina Cubes(a unique destination full of culinary experiences created from former Cargo containers in front of the marina and adjacent to the QE2) – these brand new sports bikes are the perfect way to explore the port of Mina Rashid and get fit in the process.
DUBAI DUTY FREE SHOPPING ARCADE
Step on board and into the world of Dubai Duty Free – a new shopping arcade offering Passengers a unique retail experience on the Boat Deck of the QE2.
Occupying the original QE2 retail space, the new complex is the perfect place to browse and purchase a selection of products including jewellery and watches, electronics, confectionery, Dubai branded and a unique collection of QE2 merchandise.
For international visitors to the city, do your duty free shopping on board at leisure, then have your tax free goods (including cigarettes, beverages, skin care, make-up and perfume) - waiting for you at the airport.
From luxury swimwear and high end fashion to premium shoes and accessories, Compass Rose is an Italian fashion boutique at the QE2 Located in the QE2’s main terminal building. It’s is home to a unique collection of beautiful apparels for ladies and gentlemen including footwear, clothing, bags and accessories. Featured Italian designers include Emanuela Caruso, Miss Bikini and Carthusia perfumes.
THEATRE BY QE2
Brought to you by Outside The Box Events, Theatre by QE2 presents a varied programme showcasing the best of both local and international arts, entertainment and culture. In addition to its theatrical line-up, the 515 seat theatre is available to hire for private and corporate functions both as a venue or with a bespoke performance experience.
Adjacent to the theatre is the Crystal Bar – serving a wide selection of pre, interval and post-show beverages and snacks. As the only licensed theatre in Dubai, visitors can also enjoy a drink during the show from the comfort of the plush velvet seats.
Set to become one of Dubai’s most iconic destinations for dining, nightlife and events following its grand launch in October - the Queen Elizabeth 2 is home to a collection of gastronomical delights just waiting to be discovered. From authentic British cuisine and time-honoured watering holes, to trendy outdoor bars and restaurants once visited by the Queen herself – embark on a journey through the QE2’s eclectic venues.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; Lido presents an expansive buffet and live cooking stations on the Quarter Deck. The restaurant has been completely restored to offer a chic and modern setting with large floor to ceiling windows and fresh marble flooring - complemented by soft green décor and earthy features.
THE QUEENS GRILL
Recapture the true essence of the Queen Elizabeth 2 with a visit to The Queens Grill. Frequented by the Queen herself, this should be on your Dubai culinary bucket list. This fine-dining venue is open for dinner and serves the best of refined British cuisine with a twist on the classics.
A dedicated vegetarian menu is also available. If you want to give your taste buds a flashback, order the iconic Queens Grill Tasting Menu that serves a selection of some of the exact same dishes available on the ship’s maiden voyage in 1969. For G&T connoisseurs, a dedicated gin bar adjacent to the restaurant is well worth a visit.
THE YACHT CLUB
The QE2’s original Yacht Club has been tenderly restored with an injection of contemporary chic. Commanding impressive views of Dubai’s skyline from the boat deck, this venue exudes maritime charm combined with the luxury social scene for which Dubai is renowned.
Choose from an extensive list of champagne and world wines, a premium liquor selection and a delicious canape menu. A live DJ takes care of the ambience with a track list of popular commercial house music. Experience a new twist on afternoon tea starting from just AED 195 per person.
Adjacent to the QE2 lobby is the Q Café – a popular spot to observe the bustling activity of the hotel terminal. It’s brightly lit by natural sunlight and offers chic yet comfortable sofas and dining tables – perfect for grabbing a bite to eat, catching up on some emails, meeting with friends or getting lost in a good book from its extensive library. Open 24 hours daily, its menu features a selection of world teas, coffee, hearty salads, fresh sandwiches and home-made cakes and pastries.
THE GRAND LOUNGE (coming soon)
At the heart of the Upper Deck is The Grand Lounge - a cabaret style venue complete with a stage and dance floor and decorated in dark red velvet curtains, chairs and carpeting. From musicals and comedy acts, to dancing and discos - a daily changing programme of entertainment at The Grand Lounge makes for an exciting dinner experience.
CHARTROOM BAR (coming soon)
Keeping its former name, the Chartroom Bar is one of the QE2’s favourite spots to meet, relax and catch-up over a bottle of wine or a selection of craft beers. From classic crab cakes and chicken liver mousse to cheese platters and the celebrated Eton Mess, expect a snack menu packed full of quintessential favourites.
THE GOLDEN LION
Not only does The Golden Lion look like a traditional pub, it’s arguably Dubai’s oldest! If it’s an authentic British pub experience you are looking for, this is it. Sip on a wide selection of draught beers, enjoy live sports, play at the pool tables or try your hand at a game of darts.
Step back in time to the QE2’s storied past and browse the collection of commemorative shields from the QE2’s ports of call adorning the walls. Adjacent to the pub is The Casino…a reimagining of the QE2’s original casino where the old slot machines (now decommissioned) serve as mementos of a bygone era.
Happy Hour: enjoy two selected beers and wines for the price of one. Valid 4pm – 8pm from Saturday – Thursday
THE PAVILION (coming soon)
Located on One Deck, The Pavilion is a family-friendly indoor and al fresco dining experience that boasts fantastic views of the distant Dubai skyline. It serves a selection of international dishes, including pizza from the woodfired oven, as well as a live BBQ – washed down with a choice of great value beverages including one of Dubai’s only wine taps.