Dubai – the glittering metropolis of the UAE is an exciting mix of imposing modern architecture, luxury shopping and ancient heritage. From enjoying views atop the world’s highest building, Burj Khalifa, to exploring historic old souks and the city’s top attractions, there is something for everyone here. A bustling business center in addition to being a tourist hub the city attracts a huge number of visitors yearly. Want to economize your trip? Getting around Dubai is easy. Affordable options include the metro, ride-sharing apps like Uber and taxis. There are plenty of cheap things to do too! Most hotels and resorts offer shuttles to major landmarks which is convenient as they are door-to-door. Here are some awesome hotels in Dubai with free shuttle service.
Now known as Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts, this five-star luxury hotel offers an indulgent experience involving opulent surroundings, personalized VIP service (your own butler!) and world-class amenities. Its convenient location makes it easy to reach business centers as well as tourist destinations like the Dubai Mall. The property offers free shuttle service to visit the private beach available at its sister property, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah. Shuttle to the airport is available at an additional charge.
As its name suggests, all rooms in the JA Ocean View Hotel have spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf. Located literally on Jumeirah Beach, you can simply walk down from the hotel to the beach or spend a relaxing evening chilling in any of the nearby cafes. Alternatively, take the free shuttle to the private resort beach at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort. Complimentary shuttle service is also available to city’s major sightseeing destinations like the souks and shopping malls. The hotel offers a 24-hour shuttle service to the airport which costs extra.
Situated by the Dubai Creek, Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights is a modern luxury hotel with amenities like a free non-alcoholic mini-bar. Each room either offers views of the city skyline or of the Dubai Creek. Complimentary shuttle bus service is offered by the hotel to selected shopping malls. Located just 10 minutes away from the airport, the hotel offers an airport shuttle which costs around AED 207 (USD 56.35) per vehicle (one way).
Inspired by the spirit of the renowned world traveler Ibn Battuta, this classy hotel has a boutique-style appeal with elegant Morrocon theme interiors. Several of Dubai’s best attractions are easily accessible from the hotel including the Dubai Marina and the Mall of the Emirates. The hotel runs a complimentary shuttle service to a private beach club on The Palm Jumeirah, as well as to Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates. The Ibn Battuta Shopping Mall is located just across the hotel. Airport shuttle service is available at an additional price.
Located right on the bank of the Dubai Creek, this five-star hotel offering views of the creek has been a popular choice for travelers to Dubai for several years. Its prime location ensures you can easily reach the city’s historic markets and souks as well as malls. The hotel runs a free shuttle service to Dubai Mall and Al Mamzar Beach Park. Shuttle service to the airport costs extra at around AED 100 (USD 27) per vehicle (one-way), and though pricey, the Dubai Airport transfer to the hotel is quite convenient.
One of Dubai’s landmark skyscrapers, this award-winning luxe hotel offers stellar views of the city. In addition to being within walking distance of the city’s attractions like the Dubai Mall, this hotel also provides access to Jumeirah’s Private Beach. You can reach nearby landmarks like Wild Wadi Waterpark™, Dubai Mall, Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel via its free shuttle. Shuttle service to the airport costs extra (starting at AED 305/USD 83).
Located in downtown Dubai, The Oberoi is an elegant hotel offering stunning views of the city’s skylines and Is in close proximity to Dubai’s attractions. The hotel provides complimentary shuttle transportation to Dubai Mall, Business Bay, Dubai International Financial Centre, and Emaar Square. It also offers a shuttle service to the airport but at an additional charge.
A five-star property in Dubai’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers community, Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers Hotel is perfect for first-time visitors to the City of Gold. The nearest public transportation is JLT Metro Station on the Red Line, making this accommodation just one stop away from Dubai Marina and eight stops away from Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall. If you’re in the mood to indulge in water sports, the hotel offers free shuttle rides to Jumeirah Beach. Suites range from deluxe rooms to family apartments, and facilities include an on-site restaurant, a spa, a fitness center, and a swimming pool, among others.
Connected to the Dubai World Trade Centre, this four-star hotel is a top choice for business travelers. Its proximity to key sights like Dubai Mall, the Gold Souq, and the Jumeirah Beach make it ideal for tourists as well. This is a hotel near Dubai Airport with free shuttle services to several major malls and to Jumeirah Beach Park. It also offers a shuttle service to the airport which costs extra (around AED 180/ USD 49 per vehicle, for a one-way trip).
Perched on the manmade island of Palm Jumeirah, Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai is a more upscale option for those looking to splurge on a Dubai holiday. This property is a destination in itself, boasting a private beach, nine on-site restaurants, a nightclub with a DJ, two swimming pools, a spa, a bar, and so much more. Shuttle services are available to carry you to and from this section of the island, and airport transfers are also available for an additional fee. Couples will love the sea-view suite, while families will find that the four-bedroom duplex suite is both spacious and luxurious.
Located in the East Crescent of the world famous Palm Jumeirah, this resort’s unique Polynesian themed tropical ambiance will transport you to a lush, relaxing environment. In addition to luxuriously appointed rooms and suites with spectacular views, there’s so much on offer - a private beach, a 2500-square meter (26909.78 square feet) spa, 4 pools, and 14 restaurants and lounges. The hotel provides free shuttle service to Atlantic The Palm, the Mall of Emirates and to Dubai Mall. The 24-hour airport shuttle costs roughly AED 350 (USD 95.28) per vehicle for a roundtrip.
Enjoy the palatial ambiance of Waldorf Astoria Dubai located inside the famed Palm Jumeirah. This beach resort boasts of wonderful features including access to a private beach, rooms with breath-taking views of the Arabian Gulf and some of the best dining experiences of Dubai. Complimentary shuttle service is offered by the property to Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark and the Mall of the Emirates. It also operates an airport shuttle that costs around AED 395 (USD 107.5) per vehicle (one-way).
Plan out your itinerary using the shuttle service
Shuttles make it really easy to explore Dubai. Ask for the latest schedule of your hotel’s shuttle service so you know reliably when and where it runs. This will help you make the best use of your time in the city. And although there are no Dubai hotels with free airport shuttles available here, you’ll still be able to find easy transportation to other hotspots in the city!
Frequently asked questions about hotels in Dubai with free shuttle service
1. Which hotels in Dubai with free shuttle service have a pool?
Many hotels on this list offer a swimming pool. For the best options, book your stay at Habtoor Palace Dubai, The Oberoi Dubai, Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, and Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers.
2. Which hotels in Dubai with free shuttle service have rooms with great views?
For amazing city views, book a suite at Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers or Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, which also offers rooms with a view of Dubai Creek. JA Ocean View Hotel, along Jumeirah Beach Residence, offers rooms with sea views.
3. Which hotels in Dubai with free shuttle service are romantic?
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