Dubai cheap hotels

3 Best Cheap Hotels In Dubai, UAE

Updated: August 7, 2023

Dubai, a city in the United Arab Emirates, is known for its lively nightlife, luxury shopping, and modern architecture. Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, overtakes the skyline of Dubai and is one of Dubai’s top attractions.

As Dubai is known for world-class shopping, many tourists flock to the Dubai Mall where individuals and families can also enjoy the ice-skating rink, gaming zone, or movie theatre. If history is more your thing, then head on over to Bastakia in Old Dubai to visit the Al Fahidi Quarter, built in the late 19th century, or you could explore the Dubai Museum. They also have something for those seeking culture or nature as well.

Dubai quite literally has something for everyone. Even though Dubai is known as being one of the richest cities in the world, that does not mean that you must spend a fortune to stay here. Here we will talk about three different accommodations that are affordable for any budget.


Rove City Center Dubai

Rove City Centre

Rove City Centre is a modern hotel centrally located. The airport is a quick ten-minute drive, and the Dubai mall is a twenty-minute drive. For those that would rather take the metro around, the Deira City Centre Metro Station is a quick walk from the hotel.

Rove City Centre offers many modern amenities such as a year-round outdoor pool and a fitness center. It has 270 spacious rooms, all with their own private bathroom, which includes a hairdryer. There is an on-site restaurant that serves food all day. In addition, there is free Wi-fi throughout the hotel.

All rooms can sleep up to three people and either have one king bed and one sofa or two twin beds and one sofa bed. For those with a larger family or party, you can also request joined rooms. All rooms include air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and a coffee maker.

Past guests have described the hotel as a home away from home and enjoyed the on-site restaurant and the professional staff.

Hotel details

24 19B Street Port Saeed Deira – Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Guest rating:
4.6 out of 5

Price per night:
From $80

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El Jaddaf Dubai

Element Al Jaddaf Dubai

Element Al Jaddaf in Dubai is a beautifully decorated hotel that has many great amenities and is close to many of Dubai’s attractions. The hotel is a short drive to Dubai Mall, Sharjah Aquarium, and City Walk Mall. It is also less than half a mile from Al Jaddaf Metro Station.

Element Al Jaddaf Dubai is a contemporary hotel that includes an on-site restaurant, fitness center, and shared lounge. The hotel also includes a 24-hour front desk, currency exchange on site, and room service. In addition, all guests will enjoy a continental breakfast each morning.

Guests have the choice of a studio, a 1 bedroom, a 2 bedroom, or a 3 bedroom apartment. The largest room can fit up to eight adults. All rooms also include a flat-screen TV, kitchen, dining area, and private bathrooms. Guests can also enjoy complimentary slippers and a safety deposit box.

Customers describe this hotel as exceptional. They say that the staff was professional, the rooms were spacious, and the location was great.

Hotel details

Al Khail Road, AL Jaddaf Area, Dubai Street 26, Bur Dubai, 121515 Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Guest rating:
4.6 out of 5

Price per night:
From $95

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FORM Hotel Dubai

FORM Hotel Dubai

FORM Hotel is a modern and contemporary hotel that is a very short walk to the Al Jadaf Metro Station, and a short drive to the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, and many other attractions.

The hotel is beautifully decorated, and guests will enjoy all the wonderful amenities the hotel has to offer. Guests can relax next to the Olympic size rooftop pool while overlooking Dubai’s skyline, or enjoy a run at the rooftop fitness center while overlooking the boats at Al Jadaf. The hotel’s onsite restaurant, Long Hill Brasserie” offers fresh bread daily, seafood from across Europe, and top-quality steaks.

The rooms are fit for any king or queen and include high-speed Wi-fi and a flatscreen TV. Guests will love sleeping in the hotel’s custom-built luxury beds and relaxing under the private bathroom’s walk-in high-pressure rain showers. If you enjoy coffee, each room is equipped with a pour-over coffee kit with locally roasted coffee. If there is more you want, you can customize the rest of your stay with weForm, an app that allows guests to customize their amenities and services. Rooms are equipped with a king bed or two twin beds. Each room can fit up to 3 adults.

Guests who have previously stayed here love the great location of the hotel, the design of the rooftop area, and the wonderful staff.

Hotel details

Al Jadaf, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Guest rating:
4.3 out of 5

Price per night:
From $70

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About our budget hotel recommendations in Dubai

We are a travel research company. Our team helps you discover the best cheap hotels in Dubai by researching the internet for you. We have also visited some of these places. Hence, it’s not just our opinion, it’s the opinion of thousands of travelers who have been there before you. We make it easy for you to find out about the best budget hotels in the city.

Please note, we only list hotels that have an aggregated guest review rating of at least 4.0 out of 5. We aggregate all reviews from different booking sites and other unbiased review websites. Any hotel listed here should have a price of $100 or less per night. Hence, you can be certain all hotels listed above offer you a great and affordable stay in Dubai.


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Top 3 budget hotels in Dubai

Let’s summarize this affordable travel guide. Based on thousands of guest reviews, these are the best budget hotels in Dubai:


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