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Where to Stay in Dubai: Best Areas and Hotels to Stay (2020)

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I believe most of you think that we have decided our tourists destination as an Dubai but now new question have come in your mind that where to stay in Dubai So let’s explore which place is better for you to stay in Dubai in the category of accessibility, price, attraction, etc.

Dubai is city not to be walked as many neighborhood communities that you will think they are close but actually they are separated from each other by several kilometres.

These different areas are very different from each other by budget, activities to do, location, infrastructure etc. so, as I mention above reason, it is important to research before choosing where to stay in Dubai. 

for example, if you want to live near the beach that is close to Jumeirah beach, Dubai marina and you cannot afford to live here because it is so much expensive and you decide to live in bur Dubai that is old part of Dubai.

So, thing is here that distance between Jumeirah and bur Dubai will be minimum 35-40 km which will cost you 50-60 AED fare for taxi or private car. so, you should proper research before you book the hotel or room in Dubai. 

so here in the below i will discuss about places there you can choose where to stay in Dubai: 


  1. Best Area to stay in JBR & Dubai Marina 
  2. Best area to stay in Bur Dubai 
  3. Most luxurious places to stay in Dubai
  4. Conclusion
  5. FAQs

Best areas to stay in JBR and Dubai Marina:

Dubai Marina promenade

JBR and Dubai marina are newly developed area based on westernized theme situated on the coastline of Persian Gulf.  

JBR refers to beach and for nightlife in Dubai. if you see in the map, the promenade (all round) and all buildings that are in the first line from sea is JBR.  

Most of them are luxurious hotel, restaurant, shops etc. And behind these places is known as Dubai marina that is full filled with many tallest tower and canal.  

Most of European peoples love to stay here because it is less restriction and easiest place in terms of bar option, drinking, women dressing sense.  

Basically, if you are looking for fun then it will be good choice for you, and it is also connected with tram and metro. however, it is little bit expensive to live.  

Here in below I am suggesting some hotel for choosing where to stay in Dubai:

1. Amwaj Rotana  

It is five-star luxurious hotel and located in “JBR- the walk” and easy connect ability with tram and metro.  

It has four great dining options offering Italian, British, American and Japanese cuisine. it’s convenient and luxurious for business and leisure travelers.  

you can enjoy sophistications space of 301 rooms with separate balcony and stunning view of Arabian gulf as well palm Jumeirah.  

You can keep in shape of yourself by using bodylines fitness and wellness club with outdoor swimming pools. 


Booking usually starts from 251 AED per night.

2. Rixos premium Dubai JBR 

Located directly on JBR beach. it’s 35 story hotels with 404 rooms and suits.  

This hotel offers seamless vibrant nightlife and swimming-pool and directly access to beach.  

You can do water-sport activities on the beach.  

Some room gives overlook of the sea and blue water island. in dining option, you will have Turkish, American, Italian and international cuisine. 

In the evening you can enjoy party at stock & barrel. guest can use Rix gym, spa, outdoor activity etc. 


Best area to stay in Bur Dubai 

Bur Dubai is located between old and new Dubai. it is heart of Dubai’s old city.  

it is one of the biggest residential hubs in emirate. that’s why bur Dubai is comparative cheaper than another place.  

Resident who is living in bur Dubai they feel wide variety of shopping malls, schools, park and other convenient activity. 

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This place is also close to Deira, Karama, Satwa and Mankhool.  

Bur Dubai is one of the favorite communities of Indian, Pakistanis expats.  

in fact, it has many Indian authentic and cheap restaurants. you can also feel the traditional values of Emirati culture.  

So, if you are the person who stay in Dubai on budget and interested in traditional culture then it will nicely option for you.  

Here I am providing some option according your budget- 

1. Citymax hotel bur Dubai: 

It is situated in historical bur Dubai district.  

It has easy access to Deira, Karama etc. you can get there by metro, taxi and bus.  

The features of hotels are rooftop pool, gym, free WIFI and private parking etc.  

For the dining option, guest can enjoy a ‘la carte restaurant with Indian, Chinese, Thai cuisine.  

Citymax is great option for you if want a fun & cost-effective stay.


It has Longterm stay plan so for the long term it’s much cheaper (3699AED for month). 

2. Golden sand hotel apartment: 

It is located in the Bur Dubai.  

This is the largest hotel apartment chain that offering outdoor pool and free WIFI, parking etc.  

It’s close to ADCB metro station, 3km from Burj man metro station which is the interchange station b/w red and green line.  

Each unit or room of hotel apartment have separated kitchen, washroom, washing machine etc.  

Guest can do gym, swimming as well. if you want to book the tour or attraction ticket then you can reserve at hotel front desk. 


Most expensive and luxury hotels to stay in Dubai 

The glamorous city Dubai known for its tallest skyscraper, luxurious hotels and lifestyle that offer to visitor or residents.  

So, if you have deep pocket and looking for luxurious option to stay in Dubai.  

So here we list some of the most expensive hotels- 

1. Atlantis: the palm 

Atlantis: The palm is the luxurious hotel resort that is located on the crescent of palm Jumeirah.  

It was opened in 24 September 2008. it has more than 1548 rooms including the royal bridge suite.  

Atlantis is the first-class hotel for the family because it gives you 1km spacious private beach.  

This hotel is featured with aquauventure waterpark that hosts 65,000 marine animals.  

Atlantis: the Palm

Atlantis: the palm also offers two pool s – one at top of the line and second at man-made beach. 

Guest always have the complimentary passes of lost chamber and unlimited access to aquaventurewaterpark that is located beside the Atlantis hotel. 

It has Royal bridge Suite in the hotel that cost 27,000 USD per night. 


Also, Atlantis houses 3 outlets by celebrity chef

Many of celebrities have come here and some of Bollywood movie have done shooting.

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2. Armani hotel (Burj Khalifa) 

The Armani hotel is the part of the Burj Khalifa opened on 27 April 2010.  

It has 160 guestrooms and suites, 8 restaurants, retail shop, spa etc. 

Armani hotel & resort occupies up to 8 floors with suites on level 38 and 39.  

it gives you amazing experience and bird eye views of Dubai fountain dance. Guest can enjoy spa therapy at third floor.  

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Armani hotel, Dubai

The hotel rooms temperature is controlled by an iPod.  

For the dining option you will have seven outlets to enjoy such as Japanese, Italian and Indian cuisine.  

This hotel has many varieties of hotel rooms like Armani fountain suite, Armani fountain suite with balcony, Armani executive suite, Armani signature suite etc. (approximately cost: 5600 USD) 


3. The palace downtown

This 5-star hotel provides directly access to water fountain surrounding Burj Khalifa.  

Visitor can enjoy the views of Dubai fountain as well. 

It gives us best decor theme of the middle east Arabian counterparts.  

Buffet breakfast is served every morning at the restaurant.  

At the Thiptara restaurant you can enjoy seafood. a nightclub, an outdoor swimming pool and golf course, gym and fitness club are also featured at the property.  

Beside it most important thing is that it’s located in the downtown which is safest places in Dubai.  


Moreover, Dubai consider as the safest tourism place in the world. 


Now you have known that Dubai has lot of options to stay here. Some of them are popular landmark of Dubai such as Burj al Arab, Burj Khalifa etc. it offers you lot of variety in hotels, apartments, villas etc. so if you are rich person then you can take luxurious options in Dubai or you want to spend your holiday in budget then you can also find options. The Booking price may vary upon different area. some of them you have to pay more or in Bur Dubai, Deira such places are cheap. Also, Dubai’s real estate is the fastestgrowing industry. So, investing money in Dubai real estate is good.   so hopefully you doubt have been cleared about where to stay in Dubai.

Also Read: The Top 6 best tourist places to visit in Dubai


Q.1 Which hotel in bur Dubai that is close to Dubai? 

Ans.- city season tower, raffles Dubai & Citymax bur Dubai. 

Q.2 Who is the owner of Atlantis Dubai? 

Ans.- Kerzner International Holding company. 

Q.3 How much does it cost to stay in Armani hotel Dubai? 

Ans.- It’s usually depends on season but approximately 1240 AED per night. 

Q,4 Which is the best place to stay for jobseekers in Dubai? 

Ans.- Bur Dubai is the cheapest and affordable place in terms of apartment, transportation, food in Dubai. 

Q.5 Is palace downtown pet-friendly? 

Ans.- No 

Q.6 Which popular attraction are close to Amwaj Rotana? 

Ans.- Dubai marina walk, Bluewater island & Dubai marina mall. 

Q.7 Who built rixos the premium JBR? 

Ans.- Al Fattan properties 

Q.8 Is Dubai safe at night? 

Ans.- most of the popular area in Dubai are safe in night too. but better you should avoid industrial area in night. however, the laws are very strict in Dubai. 



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