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Six best Hilton Hotels for Insta snaps on a Dubai cruise

What’s the point of a cruise to Dubai without finding out which cafes, restaurants and pool areas in the city offer the best Instagram opportunities?

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For many such a question may seem ridiculous, but with more and more millennials taking to the seas on cruises, it’s a question many of the more than 1-million cruise tourists to Dubai will be asking.

From elegant culinary experiences that present fabulous French-style fondue feasts and delicious Tea-Tini cocktails, to sky-high spaces that are the perfect frame for any grid, Hilton has rounded up some of its favourite places across the UAE for us, where cruise passengers visiting Dubai for the day can capture photos that will induce envy on Instagram feeds this upcoming cruise season.

Conrad Dubai

Bliss 6 is the luxurious pool at Conrad Dubai, which is framed by pristine white loungers and tropical foliage, lending itself as a destination for enviable content. Located on the sixth floor of the hotel, the pool is also crowned with a waterfall, where guests are provided with complimentary shoulder massages.

Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Mina

Swipe to panorama mode to capture a wide shot of Dubai’s skyline, whilst sipping cocktails from the rooftop pool of Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Mina. The hotel is also close by to the alleyways of the Gold and Textile Souk if guests are looking to increase the #cultural hashtag on their profile.

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre

An oasis in the heart of the city, the stylish St. Trop rooftop lounge serves up a slice of the French Riviera in DIFC. With black and white striped loungers, timber decking and a 1960’s colour palette throughout, Waldorf Astoria DIFC offers the opportunity for guests to brighten up their feeds.

Habtoor Palace Dubai, LXR Hotels & Resorts

Established as the social centre of Dubai’s culinary scene, BQ French Kitchen & Bar at Habtoor Palace Dubai, LXR Hotels & Resorts creates a delicate ambiance within a contemporary and relaxed setting. Whether it’s an immaculately iced cake alongside an espresso, or a bright and creamy cheese board, BQ French Kitchen & Bar will make for a fancy food post.

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

A hidden haven in the peaceful Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is set against the blue waters of the Arabian Sea. For those looking for an Arabesque sunset, guests need no filter to capture the sun-baked terracotta arches bordering the cool turquoises at this inspiring property.

Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Jadaf Culture Village

Finally, swim by the Dubai skyline at the recently-opened Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Jadaf Culture Village, allowing guests to post a Insta-snap against the silhouette of the city, Burj Khalifa included!

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