Hotels Near Dubai Airport

There are several hotels near Dubai Airport ranging from the cheap, budget end of the market to the luxury international chains. The closest hotel to Dubai International Airport is the Dubai International Terminal Hotel ideally located inside the airport terminal. This hotel is specifically for travellers in transit and not leaving the airport.

When staying at any of the Dubai Airport hotels you'll not be far from some of those world renowned landmarks because of the airport’s central location.

There's a large choice of hotel accommodation near Dubai Airport so we've broken them down for you. Below you'll find a range of the top choices for you stay in Dubai. 

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 Top 10 Dubai Airport Hotels

Dubai International Hotel

This hotel isn't just near Dubai Airport, this hotel is in the airport. If you want a short term transit hotel without the hassle of clearing customs and immigration, read on...

An excellent 5 star hotel located within the terminal and is airside before immigration. If you have a transit of several hours, and don't want to see anything of Dubai, this hotel is ideal to relax and refresh before the next leg of your journey. With its rates charged by the hour it is a cheaper alternative than paying for a full night if you only need a few hours rest.

There is a branch located in Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. If landing at Terminal 2, proceed to the Transfer Desk before immigration, there you can get access to the free transfer shuttle bus to Terminals 1 or 3. 

For more information view the dedicated page for Dubai International Hotel here.

Transit Hotel Inside Dubai Airport Terminals...

No need to even get a stamp in your passport

✓ Room Service

✓ Business Centre

✓ Free Wi-Fi

✓ Laundry service

✓ Range of room sizes

✓ Health Spa

✓ Hourly Rates

✓ Anytime Checkin

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Premier Inn Dubai International Airport

This hotel conveniently located opposite Terminal 3 at Dubai Airport offers excellent accommodation for a short stopover in Dubai. Consistent with the high standard of the Premier Inn chain, the hotel has won Tripadvisor ‘Traveller’s Choice’ and ‘Certificate of Excellence’ Awards. Some of the amenities you will be able to enjoy include a rooftop pool and whirlpool bath, plus a free daily shuttle bus service to some of Dubai’s top sights.

There are 281 rooms so chances of availability are good, but don’t leave it to the last minute to book online to secure one of their clean, comfortable rooms as this is a popular hotel.

"Ideally located transit hotel near Dubai Airport Terminal 3..."

✓ Roof top pool

✓ Free internet

✓ Free shuttle

✓ Bar

✓ Family rooms

✓ Included breakfast

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Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport

Affordable and on the doorstep of the airport, the Holiday Inn Express - Dubai Airport is a good choice for a comfortable stay in a western brand hotel. There’s no need to worry about transporting your luggage from the airport either with free airport pickups and drop offs compliments of the Holiday Inn.

As well as providing comfortable rooms with satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and a mini bar, you’ll also be given a complimentary buffet breakfast. Business travellers will have access to five meetings rooms as well as a 24 hour business centre, perfect for that client meeting. Afterwards head to the lounge bar for a post-meeting drink or the 24 hour fitness center to mentally debrief.

✓ Business centre

✓ Laundry

✓ ATM/Cash Machines

✓ Shuttle bus

✓ Meeting rooms

✓ Restaurant, bar & cafe

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Le Meridien Dubai

One of the very handy hotels near Dubai Airport for a stopover, Le Meridien offers excellent 5 star facilities with luxury accommodation. The rooms at Le Meridien are sophisticated with sleek stylistic touches such as wooden cabinetry, elegant furniture and quality fittings. They come with complimentary fresh fruit, tea, coffee and an espresso maker. All have pool or garden views which makes for a peaceful, relaxing and airy environment in which to enjoy your stay.

Close to many leisure attractions including Dubai Creek, the hotel also has a number of reasons to stay put such as 18 restaurants and bars, five outdoor swimming pools, a health club, a sauna and heated jacuzzi.

Elegant, sophisticated

Luxury hotel near Dubai airport

✓ Luxury rooms

✓ Restaurant

✓ Bar

✓ Spa and gym

✓ Garden

✓ Beauty Salon

✓ Nearby golf course

✓ Children

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Al Bustan Rotana Dubai

A fully equipped modern hotel with luxury rooms, the 5 star Al Bustan Rotana hotel offers several sporting and wellness facilities including tennis courts, spa and massage. The rooms are spacious and decorated in a neutral tones. Extra comforts such as premium bedding, complimentary toiletries and a turndown service will make you feel like a king or queen for your stay. Extra amenities at your fingertips include air conditioning, a mini bar and high speed internet access.

The hotel is just a stone’s throw from the airport and well located for visiting attractions such as Dubai Creek, the Gold Souk and Dubai Museum. Walking is great exercise, but don’t forget to take advantage of the onsite fitness facilities too, including squash courts, aerobics classes plus there’s also a golf course nearby.

✓ Good Breakfasts

✓ Room Facilities

✓ Rail Link

✓ Spa

✓ Sport Facilities

✓ Families

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Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai

Offering a complimentary airport shuttle and with excellent 4 star facilities, this hotel is a sensible choice for a stay in Dubai. Take your choice of rooms, from standard to deluxe suite, both are spacious enough to accommodate up to four guests. Connecting rooms are available if you are travelling in a group or with your family. All rooms feature luxurious bathrooms with marble fittings and deep baths to sink into after a day of enjoying yourself by sightseeing and shopping.

Alternatively relax at the poolside snack bar and enjoy the stylish modern atmosphere with an Arabic twist. The Millenium Hotel has four restaurants serving a range of cuisine from Italian to South American, with English pub meals thrown in for good measure.

✓ Fitness center

✓ Superior rooms

✓ Business services

✓ 24 hour room service

✓ Restaurants

✓ Bars (Poolside)

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Fortune Plaza Hotel

Located a 10 minute drive from Dubai Airport, this 3 star hotel is ideal for single travellers, couples and small families who would rather save their travel money for sightseeing, but still require a good range of essential services. It has modern rooms with queen and king sized beds, satellite TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and complimentary bottled water. Rooms are also soundproofed and bathrooms feature deep soaking bathtubs.

Fortune Plaza has a nightclub, so you don’t even have to leave the hotel to seek out the Dubai nightlife. It also offers  24 hour staff service, a restaurant serving à la carte and buffet meals, and an outdoor pool.

✓ Room service

✓ Free shuttle service

✓ Nightclub/DJ

✓ Business center

✓ Free private parking

✓ Sun terrace

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Tulip Inn Hotel Apartment

Featuring 63 stylish self-contained, apartments, the 3 star Tulip Inn is a good choice of hotel for families with young children, couples or business travellers who like to feel independent. Here you have your own fully equipped kitchen so you have the option of eating in or dining out at your leisure. But there is also a coffee shop on site which serves meals, and room service. 

The hotel is a short drive from the airport, and convenient for Terminal 2 arrivals and departures. The apartments are elegant, modern and feature amenities such as air conditioning, coffee/tea maker, microwave, fridge and free Wi-Fi.

✓ Meeting rooms

✓ Coffee shop

✓ 24 hour front desk

✓1 & 2 bedroom suites

✓ Rooftop swimming pool

✓ Gym

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City Season Hotel

This 4 star hotel is an excellent choice for those who want has good sized rooms that are clean, comfortable and elegantly furnished. The hotel can accommodate a range of guests with Deluxe Family Rooms and suites for up to five people. The City Season will impress with its modern architecture featuring a soaring central atrium. The space is utilised as a restaurant area offering buffet and fine dining. 

Business travellers are catered for with a conference space, health center and free valet parking. The airport is within a five minute drive, or for a fee you can use the airport shuttle.

✓ Room service

✓ Room service

✓ Fitness centre

✓ Free Wi-Fi

✓ Restaurant

✓ Outdoor pool

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Landmark Hotel Baniyas

Boasting a great location for sightseeing attractions, including Dubai Creek Marina, Dubai Museum and the Gold Souk, the Landmark Hotel Baniyas is under 3 km to the airport and also provides a daily shuttle to the beach. Rated as a 3 star hotel, the rooms are well furnished and comfortable and have everything you need for a longer stay in Dubai. 

The decor features wooden floors, a relaxing couch area and a private bathroom. Air conditioning, a mini bar and satellite TV are further features, while for recreational facilities you’ll have access to the outdoor pool, sauna and health club.

✓ Sauna

✓ Fitness center

✓ Outdoor pool

✓ Good facilities

✓ Restaurant

✓ Free Wi-Fi

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Terminals 1, 2 and 3

There are numerous hotels near Dubai Airport surrounding terminals 1, 2 and 3, listed here are just some of the many options for visitors to Dubai. For those in transit wanting a place to sleep and shower, the most convenient option is the Dubai International Hotel in Terminals 1 and 3, as you don’t have to go through customs or leave the airport.

If you are spending just a few days in Dubai then one of the nearby hotels that provides an airport shuttle service, such as Premier Inn or Holiday Inn is a good idea, so you don’t have to worry about ordering a taxi.

For longer stays of up to a week or more, then consider a self-contained apartment like the Tulip Inn Hotel to cut down on dining costs.

If budget isn’t a problem, you’ll be spoiled for choice with the four and five star hotels in Dubai mentioned here and plenty more besides, after all this is a city known for its luxury accommodation.

Business Travellers

Business travellers will find they are well catered for at Dubai Airport hotels. Facilities typically include business centers, meeting rooms, conference rooms, high speed Wi-Fi and printing & copy services. The Holiday Inn, Millenium Airport Hotel or Fortune Plaza all have business facilities, or if you need something more extensive, the Al Bustan Rotana has a large convention center with a wide range of meeting rooms and state-of-the-art equipment.

Hotels Near Dubai Airport for Sightseeing

There are a mind boggling array of quality hotels in Dubai, but finding one that’s situated relatively close to the airport but also near a popular sight, can be a chore. I’ve done the homework for you and found some great hotels near some of Dubai’s top attractions and they are all within a half hours’ drive of the airport.

Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel

Airport Hotel close to the Palm Jumeirah

Around ten minutes drive to The Palm and approximately 20 minutes to the airport, this modern hotel offers a range of comfortable, well appointed rooms. All rooms have stunning views of the city skyline (try and get one of the upper floors if you can), plus come with free Wi-Fi, a minibar and flatscreen TV; some have separate dining and kitchen areas. You’ll receive attentive service at the Sheraton Dubai during your stay, both from the front desk and Al Sanabel Restaurant which serves a breakfast buffet daily and an à la carte menu in the evening.

The hotel is directly connected to the Mall of the Emirates, popular with locals and tourists alike for its luxury boutiques, specialty stores and goods such as perfumes, sunglasses and cosmetics.

✓ Outdoor pool

✓ Restaurant

✓ Spa & wellness Center

✓ Free Wi-Fi

✓ Tour Desk

✓ Business center

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Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Dubai Hotel close to the Burj Khalifa

One of the most visited sights in Dubai is the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. The Jumeirah Emirates Towers is situated nearby so you can be within walking distance of the Burj and still just a 15 minute drive away from the airport. This hotel is so close to the Burj that many of the rooms have views overlooking the tower. This is a 5 star hotel so its quite glamorous but still offers great value for money, with exceptional attention to detail. The service is great and you’ll be greeted with a smile.

Guests can access the private beaches of the sister hotel, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, with a beach access pass, but the hotel has its own outdoor pool, sauna and fitness center. The hotel is business oriented and offers business services, meeting rooms and a club executive lounge. For transport the Dubai metro station is close by and there is also a free shuttle to Dubai Mall and Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

✓ Outdoor pool

✓ Restaurants & bars

✓ Spa & wellness centre

✓ Free Wi-Fi

✓ Private beach access

✓ Fitness center

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XVA Art Hotel close to Dubai Maritime City

For something different try the XVA Art Hotel well situated for Dubai Maritime City (15 minutes), Dubai Airport (15 mins), the Dubai Museum (5 mins walk) and the Gold and Spice souks (10 mins walk). The hotel was once a private home and has 13 rooms, all uniquely decorated. You won’t get an outdoor pool or satellite TV but it offers a friendly, intimate experience that you’ll miss out on by staying at one of the larger hotels. If you like art then you’ll appreciate the hotel doubling as a gallery and displaying local artworks, it also has a shop selling local handicrafts.

After your complimentary breakfast at the hotel’s courtyard cafe, guests are free to explore the surrounding Al Bastakiya area which is in the old part of Dubai. There are also water taxis to take you across Dubai Creek to the souks or Deira City.

✓ Complimentary breakfast

✓ Restaurant

✓ Garden & terrace

✓ Free Wi-Fi

✓ Tour desk

✓ Onsite craft shop

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Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City

Dubai Festival City is a buzzing new precinct comprised of residential communities, shopping malls, restaurants and a bustling nightlife. The Crowne Plaza hotel is just a stroll from here and is around a 5 minute drive to Dubai Airport. As one of the high quality hotels near Dubai Airport, It’s a good option if you’re looking for a quality 5 star hotel that’s affordable but still offers a gym, sauna and outdoor pool. Rooms range in size from Superior to Deluxe, for a bit extra the Deluxe rooms come with a panoramic view of Dubai Creek; the hotel is 100% smoke free. 

Attractions nearby include: Festival City Mall, which has sensibly priced clothing outlets, homewares and eateries; a nearby golf course; and Dubai Creek river cruises.

✓ Free Wi-Fi

✓ Good facilities

✓ Fitness center

✓ Outdoor pool

✓ Restaurant

✓ Sauna

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Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai

This hotel in Bur Dubai or ‘Old Dubai’ is ten minutes from Dubai Airport if there’s no traffic. This historic district has many mosques and temples, museums and souks, and is good for eating and shopping. This is a popular area for tourists on a short stay in Dubai since it is so close to Dubai Airport. The hotel is in a great location as it is convenient for the supermarket, food spots such as Meena Bazaar, cash machines and a metro station with both red and green lines.

Hotel rooms at Four Point by Sheratons are spacious, clean and the bathroom is well appointed. There is fast, free Wi-Fi in all the rooms and public areas. Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast every morning, and fine dining in the evening at the hotel’s Indian Restaurant. The outdoor pool offers the chance to cool off with a refreshing dip after being out and about during the day, and there is also a Balinese massage expert onsite.

✓ Free Wi-Fi

✓ Good facilities

✓ Fitness center

✓ Outdoor pool

✓ Restaurant & bar

✓ Sauna & massage

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