Where to stay in Dubai

Posted by Shrikant Sharma on January 30th, 2020

Soon heading to Dubai? Well, be it for business or purely for pleasure, it would benefit you immensely to be familiar with the city layout. First and foremost, it makes it easy to decide where exactly you want to stay! Check out our neighbourhood guide to choose your hotel in Dubai:

Deira: the busiest part of the city, Deira is located on the eastern bank of Dubai Creek. It hosts a majority of the city’s souqs, and is thronged by shoppers and vendors galore. The zone has multiple luxury hotels situated conveniently on the lovely waterside promenade which runs down to the acclaimed Maktoum Bridge and also the Dubai Creek Golf Course. The International Airport is of course situated in the southern half of Deira.

Bur Dubai: This is one historical area of Dubai which is located on the other side of the famous Dubai Creek. This is one of the city’s biggest neighbourhoods for residential living and also houses the famous Al Fahidi area along with the tranquil Oud Metha community. Zabeel, one of UAE’s most coveted addresses, is also situated here. You can find some of the best hotels in Dubai in this area.

Jumeirah Beach: with the Jumeirah Road running along the beach, Jumeirah follows the coast in the western direction from Dubai Creek. There is an array of uber-glamorous resort hotels and beach clubs here. Some of the noteworthy landmarks in the vicinity include, the Madinat Jumeirah resort at Umm Suqeim, Wild Wadi Waterpark, the Pal Jumeirah, and so on. Booking one of the best hotels in Dubai to stay around this area will prove to be a great decision.

Sheikh Zayed Road North: this multi-lane road stretches almost across the entire length of Dubai. This goes almost parallel to the beautiful coastline, winding south from the iconic World Trade Centre which is located near Bur Dubai and Karama. The highway is lined by skyscraper hotels and homes, though they hardly manage to make an impact, when pitted against the 160-storey Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. If you love shopping, you can visit the imposing Dubai Mall at the Burj Dubai.

Sheikh Zayed Road South: this is the southern part of the Sheikh Zayed Road that leads to the massive theme parks in Dubailand or to the Abu-Dhabi border. Shoppers will be delighted by the air-conditioned art galleries and shopping centres such as the Mall of the Emirates and Ibn Battuta. The waterfront Dubai Marina development is the epicentre of numerous luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants, and residential towers.

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