Step inside the world's most celebrated ocean liner afloat today - now one of Dubai's iconic destinations. Docked permanently at the Mina Rashid marina, The Queen Elizabeth 2 is the Middle East's first floating hotel - offering passengers a hub of culinary and nightlife experiences, a state-of-the-art events center and a heritage attractive site showcasing a rare and fascinating glimpse into maritime history.
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 Box Park, an urban shopping and restaurant complex.
Heritage tours are available on a daily basis. Starting at the QE2 Heritage Exhibition, this guided tour takes Passengers through the ship where they learn about the history of the ship, original rooms and artifacts and get a glimpse of the accommodation.
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.
The QE2 is currently in its soft opening phase and parts of the ship are still under renovation. The areas being impacted by this are on lower decks and not in the accessible areas and create minimal noise disturbance during the day only.
The QE2's swimming pool, and gym are scheduled to open in December 2018.