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Sam997 Tecom
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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 Dubai Marina and Ski Dubai. Mall of the Emirates ...

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Bombay Backpackers DXB - Adults Only
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Located in Jumeirah Beach Residence, this hostel is steps away from The Walk and Dubai Marina. Jumeirah Beach and Dubai Marina Mall are also within 1 mile (2 ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Best place for a solo traveller

"Amazing lovely family."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Bombay Backpackers DXB - Adults Only
Heartland Hostel

Located in Trade Center, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of City Walk, Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa. La Mer and Dubai Frame are also within 3 mi (5 km). Emirates ...

4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
Good for the money.

"Was actually good. Make sure you have a way to call ahead. The security won’t have an idea what you are saying until you give them the apartment number. This will be given to you by the host when you call them."…"

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Heartland Hostel
Backpacker top 10

Located in Barsha Heights, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Jebel Ali Race Course and within 3 miles (5 km) of Dubai Marina and Ski Dubai. Mall of the Emirates ...

Backpacker top 10
Friends House Hostel

Situated in Dubai, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain. Dubai Opera and Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo are also ...

3.2/5 (6 reviews)

"Comfortable stay."…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

Friends House Hostel
7 Capsule
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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 Dubai Marina and Ski Dubai. Mall of the Emirates ...

7 Capsule
U.A.E Youth Hostel Association

Located in Al Qusais, this hostel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Al Mamzar Beach, and within 9 mi (15 km) of City Centre Deira and Dubai Museum. Dubai Festival City ...

3.2/5 (89 reviews)

"Ok"…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

U.A.E Youth Hostel Association
Beach Lover Hostel comfort and location

Located in Jumeirah Beach Residence, this hostel is steps away from The Walk and Dubai Marina. Jumeirah Beach and Dubai Marina Mall are also within 15 minutes. ...

Beach Lover Hostel comfort and location
Your Homestay Hostel

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. Emirates ...

2.6/5 (17 reviews)

"Nothing to appreciate . Toilets are difficult get. Although i paid for upgrsde, i was not upgtrad and did not get a receipt for the money i paid. I had to ask for balance to return"…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019

Your Homestay Hostel
Deluxe One Bedroom Apartment near Mall of Emirates
Al Murad Tower Al Barsha 1, 1701-17th Floor, Dubai
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Located in Al Barsha, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Ski Dubai and Mall of the Emirates. Wild Wadi Water Park and Kite Beach are also within 9 mi ...

Deluxe One Bedroom Apartment near Mall of Emirates
California Hostel
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 Mar 13, 2019

California Hostel
Best Beach Hostel

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of American University of Dubai (AUD), Dubai Marina and The Walk. Jumeirah Beach and Skydive Dubai ...

Best Beach Hostel
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FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai
FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai
5 out of 5
The price is P2,597 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (321 reviews)

"Very good service from check in to check out, all the suites have either a jacuzzi or a pool"…"

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2020

FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai
Rove Dubai Marina
Rove Dubai Marina
3 out of 5
The price is P1,367 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (578 reviews)

"Very nice hotel with various amenities and friendly, helpful staff. Total hotel design concept is good and welcoming."…"

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Rove Dubai Marina
Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers
5 out of 5
Cluster J, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai
The price is P2,188 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,078 reviews)

"Location and Transport links."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Dubai?
If you’re hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Dubai, one of its 15 hostels might be a great option. Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save more for exploring. We’ve heard good things about the marina and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of shapes and sizes, but they all have three main qualities in common, including low prices, a social environment, and shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too).
What are the best hostels in Dubai?
If you’re trying to find a reasonable accommodation in Dubai, you may like this popular option: Atlantis The Palm - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Emirates Station. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.
What's the weather like in Dubai?
Good weather’s always better when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s some information that might be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 105°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 58°F. Average annual rainfall for Dubai is 4.02 inches.
What is there to see and do in Dubai?
In general, Dubai is known for its beaches, restaurants, and rivers. Major attractions include Dubai Silicon Oasis, Global Village, and Dubai Festival City Mall. Get out into nature with places like Dubai Creek, Jumeirah Beach, and Creek Park. Cultural attractions include Dubai Opera, Dubai Museum, and Dubai Butterfly Garden.
What's the best way to get around Dubai?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.), 9.9 mi (16 km) away. An alternative is Dubai (DWC-Al Maktoum Intl.), situated 21.4 mi (34.5 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit to get around. Take advantage of metro transit at Creek Station, Rashidiya Station, and Al Jadaf Station.