Venue Spotlight | A Q&A with Dukes the Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

Situated on the exclusive Palm Jumeriah, overlooking a gorgeous private beach and the stunning Dubai skyline is today’s venue spotlight.  Dukes the Palm, now part of the Royal Hideaway brand offers the highest levels of opulence and elegance.  It prides itself in its exclusive service and has many first-class restaurants and lounges, including the classically styled Dukes Bar, Great British Restaurant, Khyber Restaurant and the chic West 14th Steakhouse.  Offering you a great variety of gourmet dishes, classic flavours and entertainment perfect for your pre-wedding events.  All of its 279 rooms and 64 suites are designed with complete luxury and relaxation in mind!

Dukes the Palm has many impressive venues for weddings both indoors and out and we were delighted to catch up with the lovely Loma to  give us more insight on this perfect wedding venue.

What venues do you have for our brides-to-be?

We have lots of venues for brides to choose from.

  • In-door pool – Situated on the 14th floor, our indoor pool offers floor to ceiling panoramic views of the Dubai Marina Skyline and the Palm.  It provides a perfect spot for an intimate ceremony or reception.
  • St. James Suite – Celebrate your wedding in the grandeur of the St. James Suite, where you and up to 100 guests can enjoy the momentous occasion; then party the night away!
  • Private beach – Choose a romantic sunset beach ceremony or a moonlit beach celebration for a truly unforgettable day.  With views of Dubai Marina skyline you and your guests can enjoy all this memorable venue has to offer.
  • West 14th Grass Lawn –  This outdoor wedding venue is our largest and can hold up to 250 guests.  Its luscious grass lawn and views create a wonderfully oceanic ambiance.
  • Khyber Restaurant – From the heart of Mumbai, this restaurant offers authentic Indian cuisine and is located on the 15th floor of the hotel.  With its beautiful decoration and stunning 180 degree view of the Palm it is a unique venue for your wedding.


Which venue is the most popular for weddings at the moment and do you have any hidden gems?

Our most popular venue at the moment is our private beach, combined with the largest infinity pool on the Palm, it offers the perfect venue for your perfect dream wedding.

Describe the St James’ Suite?

Our ballroom is located in 1st floor and its soft and muted colour palatte are an elegant back drop to create your own theme or decor.  It is beautifully appointed and its glittering chandeliers give it that extra touch of magic.  It can hold up to 100 guests and your wedding will be nothing short of superb in this stunning venue.

Do you offer  brides services over and above just the venue?

Yes we offer customized room arrangement, upgrades and dedicated events team for assistance.

What is your chef’s specialty for weddings catering?

Our top chefs are renowned for combining tradition and innovation in their cuisine.  They are on hand to provide advice on menu planning and will create each bride a tailored-made menu to really WOW her guests.

 What 5 words sum up weddings at DUKES?

Classic, elegant, refined, extravagant, luxurious!

To find out more about Dukes the Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel pop over to their profile page or to see of they have availability for your wedding give them a call 04 455 1111.

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