nightlife and entertainment lounges Above
Above
Updated on 11 June 2015

Enjoy year round panoramic views of Downtown Dubai and The Burj Khalifa from this prime position, rooftop oasis. With exceptional service, international cuisine, live music and world-class beverages, Above at Sofitel Dubai Downtown, brings signature French elegance and modern luxury to Dubai's rooftop scene.

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