Dubai is known as the magnificent metropolis of the United Arab Emirates, where luxury, jet set and high society cavort. However, small yet lovingly furnished boutique hotels can also be found in Dubai, the city on the Persian Gulf. The numerous souks, which offer everything from spices to gold, contribute to an almost romantic atmosphere.
Where to stay in Boutique Hotels in Dubai? Most important city districts at a glance
Deira: Souks & Boutiques
Apart from such important architectural highlights as the ETISALAT high-rise building with the tennis ball ball, the modern centre of Dubai with its stylish hotels east of Dubai Creek offers numerous small and large souks between narrow streets and winding alleys. Here, everything seems to be a little confused and scattered, the one or other small souvenir can be found in any case, for example in the spice market, the Gold Souk or the Perfume Souk. Those who still want to shop in some nice boutiques will visit the Deira City Center.
Jumeirah Beach: Beach & Luxury
In Jumeirah you can find almost all beach hotels of Dubai, not only in large luxury buildings, but also in noble villas with stylish ambience and oriental furnished rooms. Unmistakable is the postcard landmark Burj Al Arab, the architectural masterpiece, designed like a ship’s sail. Beauty salons & private clinics are lined up next to each other, next to them you can sit in cosy cafés between beautifully laid out green strips.
Bur Dubai: Sightseeing & Shopping
Bur Dubai is the historical centre of the city, which is a successful mixture of modern and historical. Glittering office towers are lined up along Sheikh Zayed Road, next to historical sights such as the National Museum in Seikh Saeed House, the Dubai Museum in Al Fahidi Fort or the Great Mosque. You can shop in old souks as well as in the modern shopping malls and arcades where you can find designer fashion & traditional Indian silk fashion.