Dubai Travel
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Dubai Accommodations

Dubai AccommodationsDubai is known as the pearl of the Arabian Gulf and is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. The number of tourists and visitors every year has been growing every year in Dubai. The economic growth has been extraordinary here, owing to which many international hotels have set up operations in Dubai. A city which has a good blend of modernity and history has a multitude of star hotels within its boundaries.

According to statistics, an all-time record 6.8 million guests stayed in Dubai hotels in 2006 and there was a 6.9% increase in hotel rooms’ occupancy almost every year. Dubai scored a world record when its hotel establishments recorded the highest occupancy and profits in the month of January 2007, scoring above Hong Kong, Sydney, Tokyo and London in occupancy levels. As of 2008, the demand for hotel rooms continues to further exceeds the supply, resulting in some of the priciest rooms in the world: it's almost impossible to find anything decent for Dhs 600 (US$200).

Hotels in Dubai are much sought after, and all of them come with fabulous facilities. Many of the five to six stars Dubai Hotels spread across Deira and Bur Dubai. There are also a few hotels located in Dubai Marina, an area boasting of good tourism as well as business connections. Additionally, a plethora of excellent business hotels can be found in the modern business areas of Dubai, such as Sheikh Zayed Road. However, many of the famous luxury hotels are situated around the Jumeirah beach area. Some of the characteristics of majority of the Dubai hotels are authenticity, luxury, and exceptionality.

An ideal destination spot for new travellers to Dubai is the Burj-al-Arab, the first seven star hotel is probably the supreme of all luxury hotels in Dubai. Well known as the 'Tower of Arabs', it consists of 28 stories, each of which is noted for their unique architecture and superb views. Additionally, it boasts of the tallest atrium in the world, which measures over 600 ft. The hotel's amenities, among many others, are 202 suites equipped with superb facilities, five restaurants serving classy dining menu 24 hours a day, four bars, and sophisticated spa facilities.

The few other popular hotels in Dubai are Admiral Plaza Hotel, Al Jawhara Apartments Hotel, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Metropolitan Palace Dubai Hotel, Shangri-la Hotel, Hawthorn Deira Hotel, Taj Palace Dubai Hotel, York International Hotel and Sheraton Dubai creek, and more Dubai hotels.

Finally, it is essential that you find hotels in the Dubai of that are affordable for your holiday budget. Do spend the time and effort to compare the rates of several hotels and other accommodations options. Holiday apartments and the villas in the sea cave area of are two great options if you budget allows. By comparing several rates and services, you can be certain that you get the features you need in a hotel with a price that you can afford. As a suggestion, I strongly recommend you to book at least two weeks in advance for a chance at reasonable prices, especially during the September-May high season.