45 best summer hotel discounts in Dubai
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From Burj Al Arab to the CityMax, there's a deal for every budget. We've found a selection of the best staycation offers in and around Dubai right now.
All prices are per room, per night, based on quotes provided by hotels. While winter hotel rates are generally variable we have quoted the lowest standard rate offered by the hotel. All percentage discounts quoted are an estimate based on comparing the lowest available rates.
We've also included a direct link to booking site HotelsCombined so you can see the latest possible prices and offers. Find out more information about about HotelsCombined at the end of this feature.
Al Ghurair Rayhaan
Normal winter rate: From Dhs900
Summer discount rate: From Dhs550
Saving: 39 percent.
Extras: Guests get a cashback voucher worth half the room’s value to spend in the hotel’s restaurants or spa in this brand new Rotana venue in the heart of bustling Deira.
Until September 14. Al Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana Dubai, Deira, www.rotana.com/alghurairrayhaanbyrotana (04 293 3000).
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Normal winter rate: Dhs800
Summer discount rate: Dhs400
Saving: 50 percent
Extras: Free in-room internet access, tea and coffee-making facilities and a morning newspaper.
Stay in the heart of Deira, easily located next to the Abu Baker Al Siddique metro station.
Until August 31. Asiana Hotel, Salahuddin Road, Deira, www.asianahoteldubai.com (04 238 7777).
Atlantis The Palm
Normal winter rate: From 1,970
Summer discount rate: From Dhs1,125
Saving: 43 percent
Extras: Free unlimited access to Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers Aquarium, preferential rates to swim with dolphins at Dolphin Bay, one free afternoon session per child at Kids’ Club or Club Rush.
Preferential summer rates mean you can stay in one of Dubai’s most recognisable buildings at well-reduced rates, as well as gaining a host of family freebies.
Until September 27 (excluding August 8-25). Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.atlantisthepalm.com (04 426 0000).
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
Normal winter rate: From Dhs1,350
Summer discount rate: From Dhs686.8
Saving: 49 percent
Extras: Buffet breakfast in Al Forsan restaurant for those not fasting, free in-room tea and coffee-making facilities.
Head out of town for a stay surrounded by red dunes in this secluded desert retreat.
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, near Dubai Endurance City, www.meydanhotels.com/babalshams (04 381 3231).
Burj Al Arab
Normal winter rate: From Dhs6,990
Summer discount rate: From Dhs3,333
Saving: 52 percent
Extras: Set of Hermes products for couples, unlimited complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark, complimentary access to Sinbad Kids’ Club for children up to 12.
This is the cheapest time of year to stay in one of the most famous hotels in the world and the rate includes breakfast for those not fasting. During Ramadan fasting guests can take a complimentary in-suite iftar or suhoor instead.
Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com (04 301 7400).
CityMax Bur Dubai
Normal winter rate: Dhs450
Summer discount rate: From Dhs175
Saving: 61 percent
Extras: Breakfast for those not fasting.
For a bargain stay in the heart of Old Dubai – perfect to soak up all the late-night atmosphere – there’s few better deals than the ever-reliable CityMax.
Until August 31. CityMax Hotel Bur Dubai, Bur Dubai www.citymaxhotels.com (04 407 8000).
Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City
Normal winter rate: From Dhs950
Summer discount rate: From Dhs600
Saving: 37 percent
Extras: Children receive a VIK (Very Important Kid) club membership card, which offers a free extra bed for youngsters under 12 and free pizza and ice-cream at Anise or Zaytoun. Families that stay in a suite also get vouchers for Bowling City Dubai Festival City; a free gift from perfumier Amouage; discounts in selected restaurants, Spa InterContinental discounts and on-green fees at Al Badia Golf Club.
Until September 7. Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City, crowneplaza.com/dubaifestival (04 701 2222).
Fairmont The Palm
Normal winter rate: From Dhs2,999 for a double room
Summer discount rate: From Dhs1,349 for a double room
Saving: 55 percent
Extras: This deal is designed for families, with a second room sleeping up to three children. Package includes complimentary breakfast in Flow Kitchen for those not fasting, children aged 12 and under dine for free in all restaurants, and get two hours free fun at the Falcon Juniors’ Club.
Until September 30. Palm Jumeirah, www.fairmont.com/palm-dubai (04 457 3388).
Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa
Normal winter rate: From Dhs1,050
Summer discount rate: From Dhs600
Saving: 42 percent
Extras: The summer residents’ offer includes breakfast, either a buffet lunch or dinner (for those not fasting) at Al Dhiyafa, unlimited access to the beach and pool facilities and late check-out until 4pm.
Until August 31. Dubai Marina, email@example.com, www.grandjumeirah.habtoorhotels.com (04 399 5000).
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By Rob Garratt
Hilton Dubai Creek
Normal winter rate: Dhs1,200
Summer discount rate: Dhs646
Saving: 46 percent
Extras: As part of the golf package, get breakfast if you are not fasting and golf entry at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club.
Ideal for golf fans, this package includes one round on the Faldo course, and also features savings of nearly half price on the room.
Until September 30. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira, creek.hilton.com (04 227 1111).
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