Dubai is a holiday destination where the entire family can enjoy and have fun. Often while on vacation, budget becomes an important constraint. This guide, lists some of the hotels bifurcated for your convenience based on their price. Beginning from the cheap yet comfortable and amazing three start hotels going all the way up to the only 7 star hotel, this guide tries to give you a comprehensive look at all, so that your Dubai vacation is smooth and you don't have to think twice before getting your Dubai visa.
Dream Palace Hotel
Located roughly 10 minutes away from the Dubai international airport, the prime location of the Dream Palace Hotel places it close to the Dubai museum and the Dubai tennis stadium. Close proximity to both the airport and these visual sights makes it an ideal hotel for leisure travellers. This hotel boasts of a rooftop swimming pool, gymnasium, sauna, restaurants serving continental, Arabic and American cuisine. The spacious rooms are furnished with state of the art facilities.
Holiday Inn Express
This hotel is located close to the iconic safa park and is a few minutes away from the Jumeirah beach. If you choose to stay at this hotel you can make use of their free bus services to the Jumeirah beach. Enjoy the spectacular Dubai view, while looking after your heath from their rooftop fitness room. It serves international cuisine for lunch and dinner and a scrumptious buffet breakfast. With earthly hues, this hotel features contemporary furniture and abstract art.
Ibis Al Barsha
This hotel is just a hop away from the Mall of Emirates, putting Ski Dubai in close proximity. Its location also places it close to the Jebel Ali Race Course. Rooms here are air conditioned with tea and coffee amenities and a mini fridge provided. Enjoy delicious meals at their restaurant or grab a quick bite and a drink at their bars. It has free wifi access and a beautiful rooftop terrace where you can find some peace and quite and a spectacular view.
Golden Sands Hotel Apartments
Situated at a measly 10 minute ride away from the airport and located in Bur Dubai, the Golden Sands Hotel Apartments offers rooms which are in the form of studio apartments to travellers looking for an extended stay. Feel at home in this hotel, which is 2 kilometers away from the Dubai Museum and is close to the Bur Juman shopping centre. This hotel apartments offers two-room studios, two and even three bedroom apartments. With each spacious room providing a kitchen, a washer dryer, fridge, dishwasher etc, you’ll feel as if you’re at home and will never want to leave.
Premier Inn Dubai International
If you’re someone who prefers being close to the airport to save time on travelling, then located just 5 minutes away, the Premier Inn Dubai International hotel is the place for you. This hotel provides free 24 hours metro and airport shuttle service every half an hour. It even offers free wifi access and boasts of a scenic rooftop swimming pool and a hot tub. If you opt to stay at this hotel you’ll be able to make use of their daily shuttle services to Mamzar Beach, Festival City Shopping centre, Burj Khalifa and the Mall of Dubai, the Mall of Emirates, Souk Madinat and the Palm Jumeirah. It even offers delicious international cuisine and has a bistro and a cafe option to choose from.
This elegant hotel is located in the commercial Deira district of Dubai and offers its guest free wifi access and a beautiful rooftop swimming pool. This diverse hotel has a south-indian restaurant where you can enjoy delicious international and local cuisine as well. It even possess a Russian bar and an Indian night club. A truly multicultural hotel, you can enjoy afternoon tea at its magnificent Art Cafe. It also offers free shuttle services to the Beach. If sightseeing and shopping is your main agenda in Dubai, then the Versailles Hotel is the place to be.
If modern style with chic interiors is what you prefer in your hotel, then Ramada Jumeirah is your place. It has a spectacular rooftop pool with lounge chairs so you can gaze at the scenic view of Dubai as you relax and take a dip. This hotel has many restaurants and cafes to choose from for your gastronomical adventures. It even has facilities like a gym, steam room, a traditional Scottish pub and a club with a resident DJ to grove and put your best foot forward. The rooms are splendidly done with Mahogany furnishing and contemporary décor, with state of the art facilities like a flat screen, tea and coffee maker and an iPod docking station.
Arabian Park Hotel
This hotel is located on the Oud Metha Road in Bur Dubai. Its spacious rooms are decorated with modern furniture and some rooms even boast of beautiful over-sized balconies, where you can sit and relax and take in the glorious view of Dubai. This hotel has an enormous outdoor pool area and a sun bathing area. With four food outlets within the premises, it offers diverse cuisine options. It even has a 24 hours deli where you can get sandwiches, salads and sushi whenever you want. It also provides free shuttle services to its guests to the airport, museum, Dubai mall and the beach.
Its prime location places it at a 5 minute walk from the Bur Juman mall and close to the beautiful Dubai Creek. Its rooms are equipped with a work desk and a mini fridge for your comfort and ease. It has many restaurant options with American and Indian cuisine to choose from. If you’re craving some Mexican food then you can dine at the Pancho Villa’s; a place which also masquerades as a Night Club and features entertaining and rocking music. For its guests, the hotel organizes excursions to shopping malls, souqs and even arranges for Desert Safari and creek cruises.
Located close to the Dubai Museum and the Meena Bazaar, the Howard Johnson hotel is situated in the heart of Bur Dubai. It has a magnificent rooftop swimming pool and each room is loaded with modern amenities. This hotel also provides some delicious food opportunities with its three restaurants. The Red Dragon with its Chinese cuisine, the Kebab Corner with its mouth watering Indian cuisine and the Daawat restaurant which has a confluence of good food and melodious music.
Author : Sanjana Sule