If you like to exercise before heading to work, there are certain gyms PERFECT for AM workouts that are available to Privilee Members. From great changing facilities, amazing fitness classes, a quiet gym floor and being able to grab a coffee post workout. Plus, one of the best perks… you miss rush hour!
Here are our favourite gyms for early bird gym bunnies. Pick a location to suit you and let us know how you get on @Privilee_UAE #PrivileeMyWay
Conveniently located next door to Marina Mall and just a short walk from the metro, workout before work or even on your lunch if you're based around the JLT/Marina area. In the morning the gym and lap pool is very quiet- workout with no interruptions using modern equipment, there are even stair climbers available!
Open 7am - 7pm everyday (facilities can be used past 7pm, but Privilee Members must check in by 7pm) | Changing room and shower facilities available | No booking required | Fitness classes not available
Media One Hotel
If you work in or around Media City, the gym at Media One Hotel offers state-of-the-art equipment in a small, modern environment. We like to workout here before treating ourselves to coffee from Cafe M, using our 20% Privilee discount!
Open 5am - 11pm everyday | Changing room and shower facilities available | Booking required on 055 124 9536 | Fitness classes not available
Sheikh Zayed Road
With classes starting from 6.30am most days and amazing changing facilities (lots of showers, space and hairdryers!), we love to workout here before heading to Privilee HQ! If you aren’t a fan of classes, the gym floor is very quiet in the morning and opens at 5.30am.
Privilee Members are treated to a free coffee with any meal purchased in ROH Cafe, it’s the best start to the day.
Open Saturday - Thursday 5.30am - 11pm and Friday 5.30am - 9pm | Changing room and shower facilities available | Booking is only required for fitness classes, please call 800 235 664 to book your spot
Dubai Investment Park
What really stood out to us at FlyHigh was the changing facilities. They are huge and extremely well equipped with everything you need, you’ll feel like you’re at home!
You can use the gym or head to a class from 6am. Most of the early classes (6/7am) are CrossFit and Weight Lifting, but from 7.30am there are cycling and TRX classes available.
Open Sunday - Thursday 6am - 10pm, Friday 7am - 5pm and Saturday 7am - 6pm | Changing room and shower facilities available | Booking is only required for fitness classes, please call 04 224 9075 to book your spot
The gym floor at SEVEN is super quiet in the mornings, it’s ideal if you like working out alone- you have free reign over all of the weights and machines! We LOVE the changing area, think plenty of space, amazing artwork on the walls and all the necessities you need to get ready.
Top tip: pop into Frappy Cafe for your morning coffee before you leave!
Open Sunday - Thursday 5.30am - 11pm, Friday 8am - 8pm and Saturday 7am - 11pm | Changing room and shower facilities available | On your first visit to Seven, you will register and download the Seven app to make bookings for future visits | Fitness classes available
Natural Elements by OptimalFITNESS, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre Airport Road
Open from 5am - 12am, you can workout around your schedule here. Natural Elements is perfect if you work in or close to the airport, or if you suffer from jet lag after long shifts in the air! Plus, did we mention how aesthetically pleasing this gym is?! It’s gorgeous!
Open 5am - 12am everyday | Changing room and shower facilities available | No booking required | Fitness classes available from AED 70
Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre
If you work around DIFC, this location is great to squeeze a workout in before your day in the office. The gym isn’t huge, but has everything you need with the latest TechnoGym equipment.
Another perk to working out here is it’s a great location for meetings, Peacock Alley is great for quick business lunches or coffee catch ups and you get a 20% discount with Privilee.
Open 6am - 10pm everyday | Changing room and shower facilities available | Booking required, please call 04 515 9999 | Fitness classes not available | From 6am – 9am the check in is located at the front desk on the 18th floor | From 9am – 10pm the check in is located at the spa reception on the 18th floor