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Where to stay in Dubai: Best areas and hotels

Dubai is very luxurious and modern city. It is a very touristy city and it will not be difficult for you to find accommodation. You can even stay in the only 7-star hotel in the world, the Burj Al Arab hotel.

It is easy to find a 4-star hotel for around 80 or 90 euros per night. But... which area to choose?

In this post I tell you the best areas to stay in Dubai and some great accommodations for all budgets.

WHERE TO STAY IN DUBAI: Best areas and hotels

Downtown Dubai, the best option where to stay in Dubai

Staying in the city center is the most comfortable option to get to know all the essential places of interest. It is the most touristic area of ​​the city, where you will also have shopping centers, restaurants, bars, activities... In addition, it is the safest area of ​​the city.

If you want luxury accommodation, Dubai is your city. You will have many options to choose from. The center is the most expensive area to stay. However, the good thing about Dubai is that there are so many accommodations to choose from that you can always find good value for money options.

Some great options where to stay in downtown Dubai:

Dubai Marina, if you want accommodation in a luxurious area with a lot of atmosphere

Dubai Marina is the marina of Dubai. A large part of the city's luxurious hotels and large hotel chains are located here. If you are looking for a comfortable and luxurious accommodation this is a good option. In addition, it is an area with a lot of nightlife. Restaurants, bars…

Although there are many hotels on offer and you can always find a good price, in general nothing will cost you less than 150 euros/night. Double. Although if your budget allows it, I recommend it. There are also pretty good 3-star options. It is without a doubt, for me, the best area to stay in Dubai.

Some great accommodation options in Marina Dubai:

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Deira and Dubai Creek, a cheaper option where to stay in Dubai

A cheaper option where to stay in Dubai, but without being too far from the center is Dubai Creek or Deira. It is a more traditional area, although of course the skyscraper hotels cannot be missing.

Here you can explore the souks, take a ride along the river in a dhow and enjoy the small restaurants of local food.

You can find 3 and 4 star hotels for about 65 euros/night in room. Double. And you can find 5-star hotels for around 90-100 euros per night.

Some great accommodation options in Dubai Creek:

Jumeirah, a good option to stay in Dubai if you are looking for a beach and relaxation on your trip

If you want to add a bit of beach to your trip, in addition to the essential views, and you want to stay close by, this is the best option. You will find numerous resorts and various types of hotels in this area and for all budgets.

Here is also the most luxurious hotel in the world, the Burj Al Arab, with 7 stars. If you can afford it, it would be a great experience to complete your trip to Dubai.

Other great options where to stay in Jumeirah:


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