Fancy treating yourself to a break? Time to book...
Time Out Dubai staff
Atlantis, The Palm The deal: The holiday packages start at Dhs1,250 and include free access to most of the hotel’s extra attractions. Lowdown: Perfect for families and foodies alike. This is the time to grab a good deal at Dubai’s most famous new spot. Contact: 04 426 2000 Area: The Palm Jumeirah
Arabian Park Hotel
The deal: Stay for just Dhs300 per day per person inclusive of breakfast, lunch, dinner and some drinks. Lowdown: Small, well located and boasts a great little salt-water pool. Contact: 04 324 5999 Area: Oud Metha
Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah The deal: Book a Club Executive Room for Dhs2,900 plus 20% per cent tax per night and be upgraded to a one bedroom Arabian Suite for Dhs1,500 more. Lowdown: Within a stone’s throw of the best that Dubai has to offer this is one of the Emirate’s most stylish spots. Stay in style. Contact: 04 366 8888 Area: Jumeirah
Capitol Hotel The deal: Grab a room from Dhs450 including breakfast between December 20-24. Lowdown: Perfectly located between lively Satwa and Jumeirah Beach - great for couples in search of sun and lively nightlife. Contact: 04 346 0111 Area: Satwa
Kempinski Hotel The deal: Grab a room for as low as Dhs1,600 per night with a complimentary breakfast at KGrill from December 11-24, 2009. Lowdown: Thanks to the views of Ski Dubai, the Swiss-style chalets actually work a treat. Plus, you can stroll right into Mall of The Emirates for a spot of shopping. Contact: 04 341 0000 Area: Al Barsha
Jumeirah Emirates Towers The deal: Book in for a night from December 20 to December 31 for as low as Dhs1,070 in a Deluxe Room and enjoy a free breakfast and Dhs200 vouchers to spend in Emirates Towers as well as access to the beach at Shoreside. Lowdown: This is one for the shoppers - you can pretty much stroll from the hotel in your slippers straight into the mall, although you might not want to, the shops are all quite posh. Contact: 04 330 0000 Area: Sheikh Zayed Road
Burj Al Arab
The deal: Upgrade your suite with an array of personalised services and amenities for only Dhs500 extra per night. Lowdown: Ok, so it ain’t cheap, but how good does it sound saying you’ve stayed at the Burj Al Arab? It’s got seven stars, don’t you know. Contact: 04 301 7777 Area: Jumeirah
The Fairmont Dubai The deal: Grab dinner then pick up a room and an overnight stay for as little as Dhs500. Lowdown: This city spot is a slick favourite - perfectly located and ideal if you’re looking for a festive treat. Contact: 04 359 9992 Area: Sheikh Zayed Road
Coral Boutique The deal: Stay in an Executive Suite for Dhs2,250 single occupancy and Dhs3,150 double occupancy and enjoy treatments at the Murjan Spa. Lowdown: You’re within walking distance of Mall of the Emirates so spend your days shopping and your nights exploring the restaurants and bars of Barsha. Contact: 04 340 9040 Area: Al Barsha
Four Points by Sheraton The deal: Grab a room for as little as Dhs450 a night. Lowdown: Located in Dubai’s new heart, tourists and residents alike will enjoy a night spent in this spot over Christmas.
Contact: 04 354 3333 Area: Burj Dubai
Dar Al Masyaf, Madinat Jumeirah The deal: Book a Deluxe Room for Dhs2,000 plus 20 per cent tax per night (minimum of five nights) and be upgraded to a one room Arabian Suite for Dhs2,000 more. Lowdown: Within a stone’s throw of the best that Dubai has to offer this is one of the Emirate’s most stylish spots. Stay in style. Contact: 04 366 8888 Area: Jumeirah
Jumeirah Beach Hotel The deal: Book a Club Executive Room and be upgraded to a one bedroom Ocean Suite for only Dhs800 extra to enjoy complimentary club benefits and breakfast. Lowdown: If you’re looking for some child-friendly fun, this is the spot for you, plus it’s right next to Wild Wadi and the Burj Al Arab - location, location, location. Contact: 04 348 0000 Area: Jumeirah
Park Hyatt Dubai The deal: Book an overnight stay for just Dhs1,800 with a complimentary dinner in Traiteur and a breakfast in Café Arabesque on December 24 to December 25. Lowdown: Set against the gorgeous creek this is the perfect spot for those in search of old-style luxury. Contact: 04 602 1234 Area: Deira
Oasis Beach Tower The deal: Stay in a 2 bedroom apartment four nights and pay for three. Prices start from Dhs1,458 per night. Lowdown: Dubai’s largest luxury serviced apartments by the sea including access to a swimming pool and restaurants - great for families. Contact: 04 399 4444 Area: Dubai Marina
Grand Hyatt Dubai The deal: Reserve one night and enjoy the 2nd night half-price.
Lowdown: Plenty of restaurants, a pool and a spa to keep you occupied - another good family option. Contact: 04 317 1234 Area: Oud Metha Road
Hatta Fort Hotel The deal: Stay in a deluxe chalet-style room on 24th December for only Dhs2,110 per couple and enjoy complimentary breakfast and dinner. Lowdown: Sporty out of town hotel with plenty of facilities for visitors and day-trippers. Contact: 04 852 3211 Area: Hatta Oman Road
Mina A’ Salam, Madinat Jumeirah The deal: Book a Club Executive Room and be upgraded to an Ocean Suite for only Dhs1,000 more.
Lowdown: Perfectly located and pretty as a picture you can’t fail to love this spot. Make the most of a great deal while you can. Contact: 04 366 8888 Area: Jumeirah
Rydges Plaza Dubai The deal: Rooms from Dhs350 a night over Christmas. Lowdown: Located slap bang in the middle of lively Satwa, just a five minute walk from the beach, this budget spot is a winner. Details: 04 398 2222 Area: Satwa
The Ritz-Carlton The deal: Enjoy a double room, daily breakfast for two and up to three complimentary nights for as low as Dhs1,420 per night. Lowdown: One of Dubai’s prettiest spots with greenery galore and only a hop, skip and a jump from the beach. Contact: 04 399 4000 Area: Dubai Marina
Shangri-la Dubai The deal: Grab a one bedroom suite upon arrival on the December 24 or 25 for only Dhs2,400 for two nights with complimentary internet access and free breakfast. Lowdown: One of the most stylish hotels on the SZR strip, perfect for those in need of an aesthetically-pleasing spot this Christmas. Contact: 04 343 8888 Area: Sheikh Zayed Road