Mention Dubai and the word that springs immediately to mind is “luxury”. This desert city became a popular Middle East tourist destination in the 1990s, thanks to its superb infrastructure and, by regional standards, liberal policies. With stunningly opulent hotels and massive shopping malls, Dubai exudes a hedonistic appeal to anyone with cash to splash. For the world traveler, Dubai is a fascinating example of a city constantly looking for superlatives - the biggest, tallest or fastest. Extravagant attractions abound, starting in the downtown area and this extends to the city’s accommodation. Read on for 10 of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in the district.
Downtown Dubai has two staggering man-made structures: the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, and the Dubai Mall, the world’s biggest shopping complex. How would you like to live right next to these two behemoths? If so, this private guestroom for two fits the bill perfectly.
Spacious and pleasantly decorated, the apartment building also has a swimming pool and gym for your recreational needs. The huge mall has all sorts of eateries and convenience stores and even has cinemas, an aquarium/underwater zoo and an ice rink. And, if you have had enough of these jaw-dropping attractions, the host has kindly offered to be your driver and tour guide to other places of interest in Dubai.
DOWNTOWN Best location 2 BDR Burj Khalifa viewDubai, United Arab Emirates
Top guest reviewsThe wifi didnt work that well!The room and bed were comfortable.The bed and pillows were really comfy.Was clean and safe.Very clean and stylish.The house was sparkling clean.
Host:so you can really be on your own.He was there to greet me when I arrived.Friendly host familiy!Read more reviewsWe cannot think of a better place to stay!It was a great place to stay.Great place place in Dubai!
This is an outstanding luxury apartment befitting of the rental price. You’ll get a posh and classy unit big enough for six guests, with two bedrooms and four beds (two king-size and two single sofa-beds). The balcony offers a great view of the Burj Khalifa, as well as the magnificent Dubai skyline, both of which look positively enchanting at sunrise or sunset.
All the necessary kitchen, bathroom and TV accessories are available and the apartment building also boasts two swimming pools, a gym, a kids’ play area, a business center and a billiards room. The downtown restaurants and supermarkets are a mere minutes’ walk away, making this a superb accommodation choice in a prime area.
Burj Khalifa View - Luxury 2 Bed in Downtown DubaiDubai, United Arab Emirates
Top guest reviews3 hrs r enough to prepare the apartment for next gueststhe view over Dubai downtown is awesomeThe apartment has very good amenities and a baby crib was provided upon requestThe little grocery downstairs was wonderful tooi was happy to see that the apartment is largeThe unit is very cleanso clean and quiet areaEverything well thought of and very comfortable
Host:so the responsiveness was goodThe host is extremely responsive and niceShe would respond any questions we hadThey are very nice and friendly and very quick in answering our watsappsShe was very prompt in all our communication and made sure our stay was comfortable and also gave us useful tips and suggestions that helped planRead more reviewsThe location was minutes way from everythingOne of my best stays in DubaiApt is awesome located in central DubaiBest place best view best value for moneyAmazing view and perfect location
Want to stay in a penthouse on the 43rd floor of a downtown residential tower? This fantastic unit comes with huge windows, to allow you to enjoy stunning views of the city while lounging in the comfort of the living room. Decorated with stylish, modern furniture, this apartment for four is a stone’s throw away from all the Downtown Dubai attractions.
If you are craving some high-brow artistic expression, the Dubai Opera House is but a hop and a step away. And, if you are weary after a long day of exploration, why not make use of the tower’s fitness and spa rooms, to properly rejuvenate yourself.
Penthouse Burj Khalifa view PermitNr.DOW-29-7ZDHNDubai, United Arab Emirates
Top guest reviewsThe apartment has all amenities and Susane provided drinking watersfresh and was provided all promised amenitiesI do not want to leaveAmazing penthouse with a great viewIf you like a flat with a view it is the place to be in DubaiSusanne's place was neat and cleanReally awesome bright cleanThe view is amazing and the penthouse is huge and spacious and Susanne arranged for everything from basic snacks to the decorations and all othersThe views are incredible and you are so close to the Burj Khalifa that you can take a stroll from the apartment along the lovely promenade and see itFantastic apartment in central Dubai
Host:let me say three things:anyhow its a freaking PHThe heart of Dubai Susanne was by far the best superhost I've run into her hospitality and overall communication was helpful and kind through outSusanne was quick to respond with many great local tipsSusanne was a great host and easy to communicate withRead more reviewswalking distance to many placesThere's a supermarket across the building and a pharmacythe location of the building in the downtown neighborhood is also very niceYour apartment is located in center location and within walking distance to dubai mallIt has a spectacular view of Downtown dubai
Besides the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Mall, another fantastic attraction in the downtown area is the Dubai Fountain, the world’s largest dancing fountain. At 270 meters (885.8 feet) in length and sporting a jet that shoots water up to 150 meters (492.1 feet), the fountain has nightly shows every 30 minutes from 6 pm onwards.
Best of all, the apartment is close enough for you to enjoy the performances from the living room. In fact, you may find it hard to step out of this supremely grand premium suite, which is so big it can accommodate up to eight guests. And all guests can stay in luxury, with super comfortable queen-size beds, a fully-equipped kitchen and bathroom, as well as recreational facilities within the building.
Elite Royal Suit 2+1BR, fully facing Burj KhalifaDubai, United Arab Emirates
Top guest reviewsThe views from the windows are stunning and each fountain display was differentbut you have the best view and full view of Burj Khalifa from the balcony and even the roomVery very nice amenities bed TV and everythingthe 3rd bed is an extra bed they added close to the Kitchen Comfortable Clean and Tomasthe apartment is essentially 2 bedroomsThe apartment is clean spacious and well equipped
Host:Tomas and his team were fantastic and provided us with lots of helpful tips and answered all our queries really quicklyHe is very considerate and he is a part of our great and memorable vacation inDubai with 9 others DubaiBeautiful views of the fountains and Burj Khalifa didn't even have to leave the apartment and watched every single showIt overlooks the Burj Khalifa and the fountains outside of Dubai mall and it is only a short walk to the mall but with the heatTomas is an amazing hostRead more reviewsThe walk is beautiful to get to Dubai MallIt's walking distance to Dubai Mall 7 minutes except if it's very hotso we never got bored of itGreat location and great view from the balcony and windowsit was better to walk in the evenings
This is another lavish unit, on the 27th floor of an upscale residential tower, good for up to five guests, with pool and gym access added to the other high-end amenities in the apartment. There are breathtaking, unobstructed views of the city and the downtown attractions from the balcony, enticing you to just chill out and lounge for hours, sipping on ice-cold beverages.
Luxury 2BR Apt Full Burj Khalifa Views*1502Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top guest reviewswe could literally see the water fountain show and burj khalifa light show right from the living room and dining roomspace was adequate for 3/4 adultsno toiletries provided (shampoo, conditioner, etcand the view is breathtakingthe apartment was located on 27th floor with a spectacular view of burj khalifa and mall of dubaiits exactly as described, views are stunningthe location was great and the apartment was very clean and adequatethe house was sparkling clean, with all the essentials available in the housethe place was well decorated and cleanly maintainedthe view as absolutely amazing! the entire place was clean and very welcoming
Host:taxi fom airport is aound 15 dollarshe helped us with ordering lunch with his local phone, ordered taxi for us for airport travel and also helped with the day to day questionskamran was very helpful & quick with his responses for anything we neededamazing hospitality , recommend to anyonekamran was very professional and made the check in process very smooth and welcomingRead more reviewsthe location is literally a 2 minute walk from the mall and the property itself is even betterlocation is amazing and walking distance to mallbig plus points are the grocery store, restaurants and coffee shops right below(70 aed) that is the easiets since it is 15 min walk to the metrothere were plenty of nice restaurants around the area within walk-able distance
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, the main thoroughfare that loops around downtown, is filled with cafes and restaurants that provide vibrancy to the nightlife scene of the city. This apartment is housed in a seven-tower residential complex on the main road, a great location to explore and enjoy the fine cuisine from the surrounding eateries.
This immaculately-decorated unit has two bedrooms and three beds, good for up to six guests. You can enjoy a range of exclusive amenities here, including a leisure deck with swimming pool, gardens, squash and badminton courts and a gym.
Burj & Fountain view - Iconic 2BDR Downtown DubaiDubai, United Arab Emirates
Top guest reviewsGreat place Very stylish and modern furnitureThe apartment was as described excellent locationWe spent a long time sat at the windowall The view from the lounge window is amazingAlmost everything was at a very high levelThe place was clean and tidyStrongly recommend this apartment very clean and spacious Centrally located and within walking distance to Dubai MallIt was immaculately clean and we were greeted as we arrived and the owners were very helpful and friendlyHe really cares about his guests whic is also reflected in his apartment which is full of detail and furnished with everything you needThe apartment was clean and wonderfully kept and Shahid's team was very accommodating with our stay
Host:great and again communication was great throughoutand he was not even in DubaiVery very nice acommodation with friendly and helpful staffThe host made every effort to meet our needs I will definitely book again with this hostHost was always on hand to help with anythingRead more reviewsHowever noisy due to construction siteGrocery store within 2 minute walkAmazing location 10 minute walk to Burj Burj and fountain view from dining windowA small grocery store is within 5 walking minutes and the Dubai shopping mall is within walking distance as well5/10 mins walk to Dubai mall
Stay in the world’s tallest building, at one of these luxury serviced apartments in the Armani Hotel Dubai. This is a plush accommodation for three in the Burj Khalifa, that comes with all the comforts and facilities of a top-class hotel. You will get access to the private Armani Club, an indoor pool with water temperature controllers, VIP entrance to the Dubai Mall and no-waiting admittance to the hotel’s fine-dining restaurants.
And, if you want anything from the convenience stores, just make your order via phone and the hotel will send them right up to your room. This is truly a stay fit for royalty.
World Top luxuries TowerDubai, United Arab Emirates
Top guest reviewsthe room was slightly different to the photos on the addI've read previous reviews and noticed that there was at least one other last minute cancellationIt is all impeccable in a design that makes senseThe living room carpet and sofa covers were heavily soiled and not something I could fixBut you can go to the pool to be able to visualize the source at 100%Can't beat that We had issues with check in (4 pm not 3pm as the ad states)
Host:Honestly he is always caring and always there to help his guestsprivate entrance to Dubai mall taxi always available from the lobbyDr Imani was a very gracious host and helped us figure out the futuristic touches inHost was very communicative and quick to respond Overall a great staynice gym and pool Easy and quick check in Lovely apartmentRead more reviewsGreat location right in the center of everythingSuch an wonderful place to stay once in a lifetime location andgrocery store in the buildingIt is still worth it but important to call out upfront for folks who want to planThe place is excellent in terms of location and convenience We really enjoyed our stay
Perched on the 20th floor of the newly-opened Address Boulevard Hotel building, this one-bedroom suite for two guests provides access to all the sumptuous services of the hotel, such as spas, pools and restaurants. The building has a covered walkway linking to the nearby Dubai Mall for your shopping needs. The walkway also extends all the way to the downtown metro station, so you can conveniently reach the tourist attractions outside the downtown area.
1 Bedroom apartment The ADDRESS BOULEVARD HOTELDubai, United Arab Emirates
Top guest reviewsThe flat was amazing and modernThe home indeed looks like it came out of a magazine with an amazing viewthe flat same photo near from every thing regardsWe really appreciate everything we loved
Host:He was super hospitable and very quick to respond to any questionsYour support meant the world to me you let me check in earlyGreat location beautiful decor wonderful servicewhen next time visiting Dubai which hopefully will be very soon thank you TarekTarek was super quick with all the responses and i Highly recommended host & his apartmentRead more reviewsi had not a single issue from the day a booked checked inn till depart datei love it and will be first choice
Another superb accommodation with outstanding vistas, this three-bedroom apartment offers an unobstructed view of the Dubai Fountain, so you can watch the nightly shows in the homely comfort of the unit. Like all the other accommodations on this list, this apartment is conveniently located along the main road, linking you to all the quality eateries and supermarkets.
It is also a cinch to reach the city’s other attractions, such as Old Dubai, filled with historic souks (markets) and mosques, that offer a different side to the high-class image of Dubai.
MARHBA HOMES !!3BR near Burj Khalife & Dubai MallDubai, United Arab Emirates
Top guest reviewsWi-fi - 10/10the bathrooms are moldy the oven nasty and the kitchen chairs stained as well as the living room coachIt was available only in the dinningroom 2There is enough space but one bedroom has a small bed - 9 5/10you will see 1 % of burj Khalifa from the living room and 20% of burj Khalifa from master bedroom From the two other bedroomsfinally the room was supposed to be ready for my check in clean and well arranged as we used to see in others hotels or apartmentsWiFi was a headache as the reception was extremely poor in bedroomsvery clean good place and locationThe pictures of this place do not do it any justice; we were all very pleasantly surprised when we arrived
Host:her co-worker wasnice and helpful Minor cleaning issues but everything was solved All in allThe door key gets stuck every timeZafer was very helpful and assisted us with luggage from the parkingAC unit was running with low cooling efficiencyRead more reviews(But hard to avoid building sites in Dubai )This place is walking distance from the mall and main attractionsPerfect Location Photos are quite misleading howeverThe location is good 8 minutes walk to the water fountain buti enjoyed I will repeat the visit
Downtown Dubai may have some jaw-dropping attractions, but the city has plenty more to offer. Take the metro or hail a taxi to get to other sightseeing spots, such as the photogenic, seven-star hotel, the Burj al-Arab Jumeirah. Beach lovers will adore the endless white sands of the Persian Gulf coast. Or, go on a desert safari trip for an extreme-sport adventure.
And, when you return to accommodation such as this gorgeous apartment, its comfortable amenities and great downtown vistas will rejuvenate you in no time, to make you ready for another day of exploration.
Luxury room Burj Khalifa view! 2BR near Dubai MallDubai, United Arab Emirates
Stay in style in downtown Dubai
For travelers willing to splurge on luxurious accommodation, downtown Dubai offers stunning, extravagant suites for you to pamper yourself silly. With outstanding attractions and dining options just steps away, these apartments are excellent choices for a great stay in one of the most opulent cities in the world.
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