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Friends House Hostel
1401 Block A, Toyota Building, Opposite to Burj.Khalifa Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai, Dubai
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Situated in Dubai, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of City Walk, Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall. Dubai Opera and Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo are also within ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Comfortable stay."…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2019

Friends House Hostel
Backpacker top 10
Al Fahad Tower 1, Tecom Barsha Heights, Dubai, Dubai
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Located in Barsha Heights, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Emirates Golf Club, Dubai Marina and Ski Dubai. Mall of the Emirates is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) away. ...

Backpacker top 10
U.A.E Youth Hostel Association
39 Al Nahda Road, Al Qusais Area 1, Dubai
Rs3,783
per night
16 Dec-17 Dec

Located in Al Qusais, this hostel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Al Mamzar Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of City Centre Deira and Dubai Festival City Mall. Dubai Creek ...

3.2/5 (83 reviews)

"Very disappointing the receptionist was focus at the another people, the touristic office the men still the money for the price tours., the room single was dirty an de tv don't work., the women rooms was the same dirty., the pool have bacterial very sad place for the money. The good thing was the ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2019

U.A.E Youth Hostel Association
DUBAI BEACH HOST
Bahar 4 JBR - The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residences, Dubai
Rs6,448
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec

Located in Jumeirah Beach Residence, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach. Dubai Marina Mall and Skydive Dubai are also ...

DUBAI BEACH HOST
Your Homestay Hostel
2 out of 5
Sheikh Zayed Rd, Capitol Tower, 7th Fl, Apt 701, Barsha Heights, Dubai
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Located in Barsha Heights, this hostel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Jebel Ali Race Course and within 3 miles (5 km) of Ski Dubai and Mall of the Emirates. Dubai College ...

2.6/5 (17 reviews)
Cheap but it is okay

"Cheap but it's okay to stay couple of nights"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2019

Your Homestay Hostel
7 Capsule
2 out of 5
Floor 7 capitol tower, Dubai, Dubai
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Located in Barsha Heights, this hostel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Jebel Ali Race Course and within 3 miles (5 km) of Ski Dubai and Mall of the Emirates. Al Barsha ...

7 Capsule
7 Capsules
Al Barsha Heights - Capitol Tower - 701, Dubai, Dubai
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Located in Barsha Heights, this hostel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Jebel Ali Race Course and within 3 miles (5 km) of Ski Dubai and Mall of the Emirates. Dubai College ...

7 Capsules
California Hostel
2 out of 5
Capitol Tower, 16th Floor, Barsha Heights, Dubai, Dubai
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Located in Barsha Heights, this hostel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Ski Dubai and 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Mall of the Emirates. Wild Wadi Water Park and Aquaventure ...

4.2/5Very Good! (6 reviews)

"I like it all. Management, Welcome in, quietness, Friendless, good direction and above all great hospitalize."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2019

California Hostel
Best Beach Hostel
4608 ELITE RESIDENCE, Dubai, UAE
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Situated in Dubai, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of American University of Dubai (AUD), Dubai Marina, and The Walk. Jumeirah Beach and Skydive Dubai are ...

Best Beach Hostel
Beach Lover Hostel comfort and location
Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, Dubai
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Located in Jumeirah Beach Residence, this hostel is steps away from The Walk and Dubai Marina. Dubai Marina Mall and Jumeirah Beach are also within 1 mile (2 ...

Beach Lover Hostel comfort and location
Tourist Hostel
Dubai, Dubai, Dubai
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Located in Deira, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Naif Souq and Gold Souk. Grand Mosque and The Dubai Heritage Village are also within 2 miles (3 km). ...

Tourist Hostel
Heartland Hostel
1 out of 5
Al Safa Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, Dubai
Rs1,354
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec

Located in Trade Center, this hostel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Dubai Mall and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Burj Khalifa. BurJuman Mall and Dubai Creek are also within ...

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Atlantis The Palm
Atlantis The Palm
5 out of 5
Crescent Road, The Palm, Dubai
Rs20,179
per night
18 Dec-19 Dec
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,481 reviews)

"It is a very nice (but expensive) property. Lot of amenities inside the property. Many food outlets. Water park entrance is free for the guests. Aquarium entrance is also free. It is WOW experience there. Keep it up Atlantis and try to give slightly better rates, so that more people can enjoy at ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2019

Atlantis The Palm
Premier Inn Dubai International Airport
Premier Inn Dubai International Airport
3 out of 5
Opposite Terminal 3, via Street 52b, Dubai International Airport, Dubai
Rs2,897
per night
18 Dec-19 Dec
4.4/5Excellent! (1,699 reviews)

"Good, breakfast was costly. Poolside was a great addition to the package"…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec 2019

Premier Inn Dubai International Airport
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport
2 out of 5
Opp. Dubai Int'l Airport Terminal 3, PO Box 35257, Umm Ramool, Dubai
Rs4,256
per night
12 Dec-13 Dec
3.9/5Very Good! (2,012 reviews)

"All facilities are functional with a sumptuous breakfast meal"…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Dubai, there are 1250 accommodation options here to choose from, including hostels. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Dubai for good value, so you can save more for fun things to do. You can enjoy activities in this destination like shopping and boating.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Dubai?

The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while February and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 29° C and night-time temperatures average 14° C
  • April-June: 38° C is the daytime average and 23° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 41° C and night-time averages are around 25° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 37° C during the day and 15° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 60 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Dubai?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Dubai Mall
  • Burj Khalifa
  • Mall of the Emirates
Natural Features
  • Dubai Creek
  • Jumeira Beach and Park
  • Al Hudaiba Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Dubai Museum
  • The Dubai Heritage Village
  • Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House

In general, Dubai is known for its:

  • Riverfront
  • Shopping
  • Boating
  • Skyscrapers
  • Cultural attractions
  • Excursions
  • Tours
  • Cafes

How to Get to Dubai and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.), located 3.6 mi (5.8 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Sharjah (SHJ-Sharjah Intl.), which is 14.2 mi (22.9 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transport. Walk to nearby metro stations like Palm Deira Station, Al Ras Station and Baniyas Square Station.