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Where to stay in Dubai for FIFA World Cup 2022

Hotels and Resorts that cater to all types of football fans

FIFA World Cup 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022 is nearing, and football fans have already started making plans to attend . While the event is happening in Qatar, some of them prefer to stay in Dubai and use the numerous shuttle flights running from Dubai to Qatar.

Dubai hoteliers are already experiencing a surge in room bookings ahead of the Qatar World Cup 2022, with many expecting to be fully booked.

For those wondering where to stay in Dubai for FIFA World Cup 2022, we’ve rounded up some of the best hotels in Dubai.

1. Premier Inn Dubai International Airport

Premier Inn is one of the UK’s largest hotel brands, with many growing hotels across Middle East.

Premier Inn Dubai International Airport - FIFA World Cup 2022
Premier Inn Dubai International Airport

This budget friendly hotel is located near Dubai International Airport (DXB) terminals.

The hotel offers 281 comfortable rooms with free wi-fi, rooftop swimming pool and whirlpool bath, restaurant, bar and Costa Coffee Shop. For all those planning to shuttle between Doha and Dubai for the sporting event, this could be considered as the best option.

The hotel also provides complementary shuttle bus service to and from Dubai Airport (DXB) Terminal 1 and Terminal 3, as well as Dubai Metro every 30 minutes.

Rates from: AED 300

Location: Opposite Terminal 3, Al Garhoud 

2. Novotel Jumeirah Village Triangle

Situated in the modern area of Dubai, this four-star stylish hotel offers guests premium accommodation and a range of world-class guest facilities.

Novotel Jumeirah Village Triangle - FIFA World Cup 2022
Novotel Jumeirah Village Triangle

Strategically located just 30 minutes from Dubai International Airport (DXB), Novotel Jumeirah Village Triangle features a temperature-controlled swimming pool. a fully equipped gym, three dining outlets, La Mar Spa, and rooms with balconies that provide breath-taking views over the city.

Rates from: AED 480

Location: B1 Joory Street District 3

3. Jebel Ali the Resort

JA The Resort, is split between three hotels; JA Beach Hotel, JA Palm Tree Court and JA Lake View Hotel and boasts a choice of 25 restaurants, 6 swimming pools and more than 40 leisure activities including horse riding, tennis, squash, badminton, clay pigeon shooting at the JA Shooting Club and a world-class 9-hole championship golf course.

Jebel Ali the Resort - FIFA World Cup 2022
Jebel Ali the Resort

The resort being located on an 800 metre stretch of private beach calls for all kinds of water adventures such as water-skiing, windsurfing, banana-boats, catamarans, laser sailboats, and more.

Rates from: AED 1,232

Location: Jebel Ali, Dubai

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4. Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

A luxurious haven of rest and relaxation, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre stands next to Dubai International Airport (DXB) in the heart of 15 hectares of manicured gardens.

Le Meridien Dubai Hotel - FIFA World Cup 2022
Le Meridien Dubai Hotel

This 5-star hotel features 18 restaurants to choose from, swimming pool and spa.

Rates from: AED 1,327

Location: Dxb airport road, Garhoud

5. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina is a luxurious 5-star hotel, located atop a private stretch of beach beside Dubai Marina.

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina - FIFA World Cup 2022
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina

The hotel features 14 restaurants & bars, free wi-fi Internet, 6 pools, 3 complimentary tennis courts, watersports, and spa.

Rates from: AED 2,204

Location: Dubai Marina

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6. Palazzo Versace Dubai

Palazzo Versace Dubai is a neoclassical masterpiece, that’s crafted in a true Versace lifestyle with subtle traces of Arabian architecture.

Palazzo Versace Dubai - FIFA World Cup 2022
Palazzo Versace Dubai

Located less than 15 minutes away from Dubai International Airport, the Palazzo Versace hotel boasts three pools, beautifully landscaped gardens, nine themed restaurants and bars, with unobstructed views of the Dubai Creek and skyline.

Rates from: AED 1,895

Location: Jaddaf Waterfront 

7. Atlantis, The Palm

The first resort built on the world’s largest man-made island of Palm Jumeirah offers its guests a world-class experience and as it is an epicenter of fun and adventure. This captivating resort has its stunning views over the Arabian Gulf, offers over 1,500 rooms, exclusive suites and ‘super suites’, including coveted underwater rooms.

Atlantis, The Palm - FIFA World Cup 2022
Atlantis, The Palm

The massive resort has an aquarium with 65,000 amazing marine animals, one of the top ten largest aquariums in the world. 

This family-centric resort also is unique with its best waterpark in Dubai – Aquaventure Waterpark with its nine-storey high slide and offers marine animal experiences including, Shark Safari and Cownose Ray Feeding along with a range of thrilling water slides, rapids and river ride. The resort houses 23 different restaurants including Japanese, Chinese, Arabian, Lebanese etc and including the award winning  including Ossiano and Hakkasan.

Rates from: AED 1,823

Location: Palm Jumeirah

8. FIVE Palm Jumeirah

The five-star luxury resort located in the heart of Palm Jumeirah, dubbed as the hottest hotel on the island, that captures the glamour and vibe of Dubai.

FIVE Palm Jumeirah - FIFA World Cup 2022
FIVE Palm Jumeirah

This lifestyle hotel is a well known party spot among the influencers, and also boasts 475 luxurious rooms and suites with ocean or city views, 5 swimming pools, 12 restaurants – including three signature – and a rooftop nightclub. 

Rates from: AED 2,446

Location: Palm Jumeirah

9. Raffles Dubai

Raffles Dubai is a luxurious pyramid-shaped hotel, with Arabesque-style interiors.

Raffles Dubai - FIFA World Cup 2022
Raffles Dubai

The hotel features seven restaurants, including the popular Italian eatery Solo, a spa and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. 

Rates from: AED 3000

Location: Sheikh Rashid Road

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10. ibis Styles Dubai Jumeira

Just 12 km from Dubai International Airport, ibis Styles Dubai Jumeirah offers convenient access to Dubai’s major business hubs & leisure attractions.

ibis Styles Dubai Jumeira - FIFA World Cup 2022
ibis Styles Dubai Jumeira

The hotel is a great affordable option, with two restaurants, and an indoor swimming pool, located in the prime location of Dubai.

Rates from: AED 775

Location: Al Mina Road, Jumeira 1