The United Arab Emirates is one of the richest countries in the world and Dubai is known for being, ‘The Millionaire’s Playground,’ but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a nice holiday or staycation in Dubai without having to take out a mortgage to cover it.
There are plenty of cheap hotels in Dubai which are brilliant value for money and in excellent locations. The real trick is know what to look for.
Dubai has plenty of great hot spots around the city and your goal is to try and get as close as possible to them. A prime location in Dubai is Downtown Dubai because that’s where the Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa are but you’ll be paying for that prime location. Try to look for Bur Dubai and Deira. You’ll usually find cheaper hotels in these locations and their proximity to Downtown Dubai means you’re only a short taxi or metro ride to some of the best spots in Dubai. You can always keep an eye out for deals in Jumeirah or near the Marina for great access to Ibn Battuta Mall, Mall of the Emirates and Dubai’s Gold Souk.
Hotel prices in Dubai can vary wildly. You can have anything from a week’s stay at a nice hotel for around 850 AED (£170) all the way to a one night stay in the mega luxurious seven-star Burj Al Arab for 5,000 AED (£1,000). So, finding the right range for your budget is important. Save money on the hotel and you can treat yourself a bit more while you’re enjoying Dubai.
Finding the right hotel for your needs can sometimes be the hardest part. You’ve got the location and budget set but now you need to make sure you’ve got everything you need. All hotels will come with air conditioning as standard so look for extras like free wifi, breakfast, a restaurant, hotel busses, access to a gym and a pool. These little extras can really make a difference to the value you’re getting for your money, you can save money on taxis by taking the hotel bus to the beach, for instance. So, think wisely about it and try to get as much bang for your buck as possible.
Get the latest unbelievable deals every week!
Whether you are searching for discounted hotel rooms, fantastic staycation deals or the hotel stay of your dreams, godesto will help you find a special deal from one of our 350,000 hotels and apartment rooms worldwide
Who has time to search through hundreds of websites when planning and booking a vacation? Thankfully, if you're travelling to the UAE, you don't have to anymore. godesto is the first UAE one-stop travel agent. Book hotels, activities, golf, tours, theme parks, restaurant reservations and learn which accept vouchers or special promotions. Going to the UAE, godesto.
Share your personal link with your friends and they will receive $10 towards their first hotel booking
Better than that, we also give you $10 when they make that first booking. Ten Plus Ten
As more of your friends make bookings, your credit can easily build up to be used for free nights away.