Dubai has become one of the most important cities in the Gulf, attracting for more than 10 years many investors and tourists wishing to discover an idyllic place to go on vacation and invest.
This city has developed rapidly to the point of having hundreds of hotels in the city center. Knowing that the cost of living can sometimes be very expensive, some tourists wish to be able to travel there at a lower cost, that’s why knowing the good cheap places to stay is important before planning your stay.
WHAT ARE THE 10 CHEAP HOTELS IN DUBAI?
In this article, we will present you the top 10 cheap hotels in Dubai, so you can get an idea of their locations in the city knowing that public transportation is never far away. If you want to know more about Dubai, we invite you to read our article about the UAE dirham.
1. PREMIER INN DUBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HOTEL
The Premier Inn Dubai International Airport Hotel is right across the street from the airport, which makes it very convenient if your flight arrives late at night or if you need to leave early. There is a free 24-hour shuttle service to the airport.
As for the rooms, you will discover beautiful, clean and well-equipped spaces. You will even have the possibility to test the swimming pool and gym. A very interesting quality-price ratio. This cheap hotel is located near Terminal 3.
2. IBIS DUBAI AL BARSHA HOTEL
Located close to downtown Dubai, the Ibis Dubai Al Barsha hotel offers impeccable service with a staff that is generally well trained on the different activities you can do in the city. The rooms are very clean and spacious, with good quality bedding.
You will even have a small fridge in your room. As for breakfast, you will find a large room dedicated to catering with a varied choice of products for your first meal of the day. The hotel is located at Sheikh Zayed Rd – Al Barsha 1.
3. CITYMAX HOTEL BUR DUBAI
If you want to stay for cheap in Dubai, Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai is also a very good option with good spacious and soundproofed rooms. The staff at the front desk is attentive to your needs and the atmosphere is very pleasant.
Note however that a minimum level of English is required if you want to go there, because unlike the big hotels in Dubai, the staff is not multilingual and will only speak English with you. This is still a good and inexpensive place to stay in Dubai located in Kuwait Street, Mankhool.
4. IBIS DUBAI MALL OF THE EMIRATES HOTEL
Ibis Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel offers excellent value for money, with good quality bedding for reasonable size rooms. The service is excellent with a staff always ready to help and guide you.
The breakfast is good and copious which will allow you to have a consistent meal in the morning. Note that the hotel is located near the Mall of the Emirates and the metro, which is a big plus for getting around the city.
5. HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS DUBAI AIRPORT
If you’re looking for an affordable hotel with a great welcome upon arrival where the staff will go out of their way to help you as much as possible during your stay, the Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport is a good option.
Its location is perfect, and the shuttle to get you around is free to the airport. There is a large breakfast area to welcome you each morning. The rooms are very clean and pleasant. We highly recommend this hotel without hesitation.
6. PREMIER INN DUBAI INVESTMENTS PARK
The Premier Inn Dubai Investments Park is slightly out of the center of Dubai but you will find a metro station 200 meters away to take you there in only a few minutes! The rooms have very comfortable beds and enough space for an interesting quality-price ratio.
The breakfast is a rather copious and varied buffet which can be taken inside or on the terrace. It is an affordable hotel for a young couple wishing to discover Dubai at a lower cost.
7. IBIS AL RIGGA
Located a few minutes from the center of the city, the Ibis Al Rigga is a very good hotel with an attentive and friendly staff with whom the service is impeccable. A breakfast every morning without extra, but sufficient to start the day.
The real value of this cheap hotel in Dubai is its location which is ideal near many shops. The rooms are well maintained with a nice little desk to use. Its address is in Al Rigga Rd – Deira, and we recommend you to go there for an affordable stay.
8. ROYAL FALCON HOTEL
If you’re looking for great value, the Royal Falcon Hotel is the place to be! The prices are very interesting in terms of rooms, staff, and location. Also note that the hotel and the rooms are adapted for people with reduced mobility.
The staff is very friendly and you get 2 free bottles of water per day. With an incredible location, this hotel is within walking distance of a metro station, a supermarket and 2 shopping centers. Its address is Salahuddin Metro Station, Salahuddin St Muteena.
9. AL JAWHARA METRO HOTEL
This is a well maintained 2 star hotel with a very friendly staff. A cheap and clean place where you can find a very good value for money. A restaurant is just in front of the hotel with a helpful and welcoming staff.
A good little address for people who want to budget their trip to Dubai. Al Jawhara Metro Hotel is located at Al Maktoum Hospital Road – Deira – Al Rigga.
10. OYO 367 EUREKA HOTEL
OYO 367 Eureka Hotel has a good location near the center of Dubai. The area can be busy at times, but you will sleep well. The friendliness and professionalism of the staff are to be noted. This hotel has just been totally renovated which is a positive point. Its location is 41 B St, Al Rigga Road, Behind ADCB Bank.
WHERE TO STAY IN DUBAI?
You now know the 10 cheapest hotels to stay in Dubai. Perfect to prepare yourself before your stay in the city. Most of these hotels are conveniently located and all have public transportation nearby for your convenience. If you want to know more about the city, we recommend you read our article on where to ski in Dubai.