Who says Dubai always needs to be expensive? In fact – it is very easy to find cheap hotels in Dubai. These 10 hotels in Deira will not break the bank while being in the centre of Dubai.
I compiled a list of 10 cheap hotels in Deira Dubai based on score (all 7/10 +), the price, and their location. This way you can make an informed decision on where to stay when traveling to Dubai on a budget.
If you would like to splash out a bit to have a nice pool you can also head over to my article on the most beautiful pools in Dubai.
Those who traveled to South-Asia and Nepal might recognise the hotel chain OYO. OYO offers great hotel rooms at a very small price. Although it is true that OYO is not always the best or cheapest choice (like in Kathmandu), you cannot go wrong with OYO in Dubai.
OYO in Deira Dubai is very close to a metro station that connects you seamlessly with the rest of the important sights of the city. At the ground floor of the hotel, you can enjoy a great meal at Chef Wong’s restaurant. The hotel also serves a free in-room breakfast to all its guests.
As it gets really hot in Dubai, you will be glad to hear that all rooms in the OYO 101 Click hotel are air-conditioned. They also boast a flat-screen TV and reception will arrange dry cleaning and laundry services for you if needed.
The OYO 101 Click Hotel in Deira Dubai is located right next to the Al Ghurair Centre. This is a nice local mall with food and shopping facilities. There is also a large Carrefour Supermarket where you can buy groceries and drinks. Salah al Din metro station is only a short walk from the hotel. There are ample cheap taxis in the area to take you all over town.
You can rent a King room for as little as $20 a night!
Although Juba Hotel’s rooms can be described as very ‘South Asian’ or ‘Desi’ – this hotel is a good bet if you are visiting Dubai on a budget. Located in Deira, not too far from the creek and the many Souks this city boasts, booking a room at this little hotel can save you a lot of money in this otherwise quite expensive city.
The hotel has a 24-hour reception desk and offers its guests free WIFI throughout the hotel. Every room has a private bathroom, a flatscreen TV, airconditioning and a sitting corner.
Juba hotel also boasts a restaurant called Juba Restaurant. Don’t expect world-class cuisine, but the prices are cheap and the food is okay.
You can rent a standard twin room or a deluxe queen room from $38 a night!
Who said Cheap cannot be luxurious? Jood Palace hotel in Deira Dubai is an excellent choice if you are looking to find a great budget hotel in Dubai that still offers you a sparkle of that Dubai luxury! The perfect cheap hotel in Dubai if you came for pampering!
The hotel has an amazing pool with sun loungers and offers free WiFi to all its guests. Every room comes with a little terrace and a great city view. Jood Palace Hotel provides its guests with free toiletries and every room has its own private bathroom.
The hotel has 6 restaurants and bars where you can eat Indian, Pan-Asian and Arabic food and a rooftop pool bar with amazing views over the city. The perfect place to cool down with a drink!
As the hotel lies close to the Al-Rigga metro station, it is fairly easy to find your way through the city with public transport. You can take a quick taxi to the Deira City Centre Mall and the beautiful Dubai Creek Gold and Yacht club.
You can book a deluxe King room from $35 a night!
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Although rather on the upper limit of the maximum of $50 per night I pledged at the beginning of this blogpost, the Carlton Tower Hotel in Deira Dubai is a great hotel when you want a cheap place to stay in the center of Dubai.
The hotel lies just off the beautiful Dubai Creek and the rooftop boasts an amazing pool with great views. All hotel rooms have air-conditioning and satellite TV.
The rooms look very modern and are decorated to Western taste and standards. The lobby of the hotel has a 24-hour front desk and is designed to look very Arabic with the white marble and the dark wood trimmings and furnishings.
At the hotel you can find several restaurants and bars. The Butterfly Restaurant serves Lebanese cuisine and there’s even a Russian restaurant!
You can easily walk to the nearest Metro Station: Baniyas Square Station, which will connect you in no time with the rest of the city.
You can rent a double room from $45 with all taxes included.
Are you looking for your own little place rather than a hotel? Consider Auris Hotel Apartments instead of booking cheap hotels in Dubai. At Aris Hotel Apartments you get your own little kitchen, bathroom, separate bedroom AND there is a beautiful shared pool on the roof of the hotel.
Hotel Apartments are great for people who want to save money while travelling. You can easily hop into the nearest shop to buy ingredients for your breakfast, lunch or dinner.
There is free WiFi throughout the complex and rooms boast a beautiful flatscreen TV.
You can walk or when it is too hot, you can take a taxi to the Al Rigga Metro station which is 400 meters down the road.
You can rent a one-bedroom apartment (82 sq m) for $44 per night.
Although I will happily describe the décor and the feel of Naif View Hotel by Gemstones as incredibly Asian, Western beggars can’t be choosers.
If you – like Josh and I, don’t care about the design of the room, just about the cleanliness and the overall comfort, Naif View Hotel by Gemstones is a great fit.
Deluxe rooms start at $44 and offer you a queen bed with a private bathroom, a private balcony, airconditioning and a flatscreen TV.
Naif View Hotel lies in a bustling part of Dubai where you can easily find cheap restaurants, tea places, and shops. You can walk to the creek or go bargain hunting in one of the souks close by.
As mentioned before: rooms start at $44 per night for a queen bed.
The Monaco Hotel in Deira Dubai is a small but cosy cheap hotel in Dubai on a stone’s throw from the airport and Deira clocktower.
The hotel provides its guests with free WiFi throughout the hotel and also offers a fully equipped gym, a beautiful rooftop pool, and a free sauna. This is luxury on a budget!
All rooms come with a private balcony and have a seating area and a flatscreen TV.
The room offers room service and boasts 2 restaurants and one lounge where you can sip on juices or enjoy a nice coffee.
The hotel offers free valet parking for its guests if you are inclined to rent a car. The hotel is very keen to help you arrange a rental car.
You can stay at The Monaco Hotel in Deira from $46 per night.
If you are looking for a budget hotel with a nice pool in Deira Dubai, then the Lotus Grand Hotel will be a great choice.
This hotel, located 500m from Union Metro Station – the biggest interchange station in Dubai, offers double rooms from $48 per night.
All rooms at the Lotus Grand Hotel have their own little sitting area and desk, have a balcony and a flatscreen TV. There is free WiFi throughout the property and the bathrooms are equipped with a bath and a shower.
In the Lotus Grand Hotel you can also make use of their fully equipped Gym and their sauna if you are not lounging with a nice mocktail by the pool.
The front desk is very happy to help arrange excursions and little trips or even help you rent a car. The restaurant at the hotel is open 24 hours and serves very nice wholesome meals and snacks.
You can rent a room from $48 per night.
King Square Hotel – formerly known as City King Hotel, is located on a stone’s throw from the creek and is a very standard, run of the mill, decent budget hotel.
The hotel has an outdoor pool with hot tub and sauna and all rooms at the King Square Hotel have airconditioning and a flatscreen TV.
The hotel also has a local restaurant which serves a large variety of local dishes.
The hotel is located close to Baniyas Square Metro Station from where you can explore the rest of the city with ease.
You can rent a room at Kings Square Hotel from $49 per night
The Mark Inn Hotel in Deira is a very basic yet clean and comfortable hotel located in the center of Deira. The hotel lies close to the Baniyas Square Metro station and Al Rigga Park where you can walk and relax during winter.
The hotel offers free WiFi to all its guests and Dubai Mall is only a 20-minute drive away. All rooms have a mini-bar and a flat-screen TV and the bathrooms are fitted with either a shower or a bath.
You can rent a room at the Mark Inn Hotel in Deira from $49 per night