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 reviewswifi in the bedroom is very goodthe wifi didnt work that well otherwise good experienceroom is without air condition but it's just goodwifi was a bit spotty at times but other than that everything was greatdespite what is stated in some of the previous reviews i thought the wifi worked perfectly wellvery clean and stylishwas clean and safeeverything was nice clean and well organisedour ensuit bathroom was very clean and towels were provided and refreshed if we neededbedroom and bathroom are very clean neat and spacious
Host:amazing host and was frequently responding to my concerns and questionsher maid was extra kind and helpfulltami is an amazing hosttami was a great hostthey were friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location still close to dubai mallthe location is just greatgood neighborhood close to dubai malllocated in good place just 8 minutes by taxi to metro station (dubai mall) to every wheregreat location just 10 mins walk from burj khalifa and dubai mall
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 reviewsfantastic apartment great views of the fountain and burj khalifathe view including the burj khalifa from the room is amazingthe amenities in the apartment such as the gym and pools are very niceamazing view burj khalifa very comfortable place very friendly treatmenta great apartment with an amazing viewspotless clean - only to be recommendedplace was super clean vivian was extremely helpfulwas a wonderful apartment so clean and quiet areathe place has everything you need and is very clean and comfortablethis home was very beautiful clean and perfectly located
Host:great host and beautiful placethe host was very helpful and responded quickshe answered all of my questions and was so helpfulthe host is extremely responsive and niceit is a host that i can recommendRead more reviewsthe location was also perfectthe location is very nicethis is a great location and valueperfect location and lovely apartmenthighly recommended amazing location and appartment was outstanding
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 reviewsnice swimming pool with a view of burj khalifaapartment has an amazing viewthe apartment is exactly as pictured and the view is breathtakingthe air conditioner keeps the penthouse nice and coolfree parking spot iron and washing machine were amazing to havevery clean and cozyvery clean and comfortable placesusanne's place was neat and cleanthe place is very nice and cleaneverything sparkling clean fresh and was provided all promised amenities
Host:host was approachable and very helpfulsusanne is a wonderful hostsusanne was a great host and easy to communicate withgreat host and definitely will be back there one day100 % recommendable susanne is a very nice host and responded within minutesRead more reviewsfantastic apartment in central dubaigreat downtown location walking distance to many places 15-20min drive to marinasecond the location of the building in the downtown neighborhood is also very nicethird the location of suzanne's penthouse is superbperfect location as it is within walking distance to the burj khalifa and the infamous dubai mall
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 reviewsvery very nice amenities bed tv and everythingthe infinity pool was great for a dip or laps and never crowdedwe had a wonderful stay at tomas's apartmentthe apartment is clean spacious and well equipped
Host:tomas is an amazing hostcannot fault reception staff as they went above and beyond to help when neededRead more reviewsthe location is perfectgreat location and great appartement
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 reviewsbest of all was the view from the apartmentthe rooms (and more importantly the view) were exactly what was shown in the picturesthe apartment was as described - fantastic views supermarket downstairs and an easy 10 minute walk to dubai mallfour adults sharing the same space worked beautifully for lounge room seating dining sleeping and bathroomswe enjoyed having 2 bedrooms each with its own bathroom as well as a 3rd common bathroomclean spacious and a surely recommendable place for anyone and everyone travelling to dubaibathroom cleanliness (showers) needs improvementthe house was sparkling clean with all the essentials available in the housethe appartment was very nice clean and everything was in good shapethe location was great and the apartment was very clean and adequate
Host:the care taker mrthe hosts were also a pleasureawesome place and an awesome hosti would highly recommend host jugal and his apartment to everyonethanks to jugal / mr vishnu owners and kamran the hostRead more reviewslocation is amazing and walking distance to mallwe recommend this location 100%a very great location if you want to see downtownthe short walking distance from here to dubai mall was greatthe location is literally a 2 minute walk from the mall and the property itself is even better
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 reviewsi watched the fountain show from above they have a comfortable couch with a viewthe apartment was fantastic and shahid organized everything we needed to make it so easy for usit’s really clean and luxury place with amazing view i really felt comfortable as homethe apartment was as described excellent locationwe had a great stay at this apartmentstrongly recommend this apartment very clean and spaciousthe place was clean and tidythe place was so beautiful and cleanthe apartment was clean and wonderfully kept and shahid's team was very accommodating with our staythe apt is well decorated and clean with a kitchen dishes and a washer/dryer
Host:our host was very nicesuper quiet host us wonderfulexcellent place and great hosthost was always on hand to help with anythingthe interiors are tastefully done and the hosts are extremely helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is terrific close to everywhereamazing location 10 minute walk to burjthe location was perfect with dubai mall within 10mins walkthis is the perfect location it’s walking distance from anything you need or wantperfect location highly recommend
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 reviewsas a host tbk perfectly completes the experience with spotless attention to detail and responsiveness
Host:brilliant host & an amazing experienceowner is very supportive with quick response time if i needed any helphut is an amazing host honestly he is always caring and always there to help his gueststbk was very responsive and helpfulRead more reviewslocation couldn’t be any betterthe place is excellent in terms of location and conveniencebest location - right in burj khalifa with separate entrance to the dubai mallthe best thing about this place is the location and the view
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 apartment was very clean and beautiful with a great view to the burj
Host:thank you you are the perfect hosttarek was super quick with all the responses and i highly recommended host & his apartmenttarek's place was amazing he was super hospitable and very quick to respond to any questionsmr tarek was friendly and appropriate thathi this falt is highly recommended great location services decoration and hostRead more reviewsgreat location beautiful decor wonderful service
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 reviewsimprove wifi in every roomgreat location fantastic views and lovely pool - great for kidsthe apartment is fantastic really cool view and the location is greatgreat and clean accomodation in a great location
Host:also a great hostzafer was very helpful and assisted us with luggage from the parkingzafer her co-worker was nice and helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is goodthis place is walking distance from the mall and main attractionsmy wife loves it for the fact of being so close to the malllocation is great view is greatone of kind location if you would like to have all the convenience at your door step
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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