If you think Dubai is all about glamour, nightlife, fashion-shopping, and skyscrapers, well think again. Because there is more about this golden city that rose above the desert. Dubai is one of the best destinations for families. Dubai has many amusement parks as well as family entertainment facilities and destinations. Also, not only that the city is one of the safest in the world, but it is also very child-friendly with best family hotels in Dubai. People in Dubai generally have a very welcoming, warm and friendly attitude towards children. More so, the cultural heritage of the UAE gives very high regard to the value of family.
Whether you’re looking to embark on a family sightseeing trip or family holidays at the beach, we have curated a list of the top 10 family hotels in Dubai:
1. JA Oasis Beach Tower
Topping the list is JA Oasis Beach Tower located in the bustling Jumeirah Beach Residence.
This property has very spacious two, three and four-bedroom apartments. Each apartment has a separate dining and living room. You can have the convenience of home with its fully equipped kitchen, washer and tumble dryer. It has two outdoor pools with slides for kids. The Kid’s Play Area features PlayStation, games, and crafts for children and teens.
The property is just steps from The Walk, where you can find leisure facilities for the family such as cinema, water sports, shopping arcade and a variety of restaurants. The hotel is also near to other major attractions like Bluewater and Dubai Marina.
2. Hilton Dubai The Walk
With its amazing location in Jumeirah Beach Residence, Hilton Dubai The Walk is a top choice for many families traveling to Dubai. This property has two, three and four-bedroom apartments as well as studios and lofts. The apartments have a kitchen where you can prepare your own meals. In the all-day dining restaurant, free meals or discounted rates for children are offered. With the babysitting services available, Mom and Dad can enjoy a night-out with peace of mind. The whole family can enjoy outdoor activities at the beach playground. The Kid’s Club has a variety of activities and entertainment for children.
Hilton Dubai The Walk has easy access to various entertainment and attractions. The waterfront promenade “The Walk,” also features The Beach Mall, a complex lined with entertainment options, cinemas, restaurants and fashion shops.
3. Roda Amwaj Suites
Roda Amwaj Suites is a favorite choice of families for short or long stay vacations. Why? Because this elegant apartment is in a prime location in The Walk and has very reasonable prices. You have an option to select from the one, two or three-bedroom serviced apartments. The spacious living rooms are very suitable for families with young children and moms can enjoy preparing meals in the fully equipped kitchen. The balconies have refreshing views of the sea or the happy views of Dubai Marina docked with yachts and glass boats.
Within a walking distance from the property, the whole family can enjoy various entertainment options such as Splash Pad, Roxy Cinema, The Beach Mall and many other shopping and dining facilities. WIth the festive ambience of JBR, everyday is a holiday.
4. Al Salam Hotel Suites
This property is located in Sheikh Zayed Road, where you can see many high-rise structures.
Al Salam is just a few minutes away from the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall. This giant mall is entertainment galore where kids can enjoy Dubai Aquarium, Kidzania, Cinemas, Ice Rink, VR Park and a whole lot more.
Al Salam Hotel Suites has spacious apartments with nice views of either the Arabian Sea or Burj Khalifa. Choose from one, two or three-bedroom units.
5. City Premiere Hotel Apartments
If you are looking for a tastefully appointed spacious apartment for a convenient stay while enjoying the beauty of Dubai, City Premiere Hotel Apartment is one of the best options. The apartments have separate dining and living areas which are roomy and comfortable. The kitchen in each apartment is well equipped with a cooking range, toaster, kettle and microwave oven. Wake up to the view of the majestic Burj Khalifa. Enjoy a day in the nearby Dubai Mall or get some sunshine at the Jumeirah Beach via the free shuttle service. Or, discover other amazing destinations in the city using the Dubai Metro which is just a 2-minute walk from the apartment.
After a long day, refresh and relax at the property’s outdoor swimming pool. Or soak in the sauna and steam room.
The property has two restaurants onsite serving seafood or Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and International Cuisine.
6. Two Seasons Hotel
With Dubai Metro just in front of the property, staying in Two Seasons Hotel gives easy access to many beautiful destinations in Dubai. The property also offers a shuttle bus to Dubai Parks, Outlet Mall, Jumeirah Beach and Marina Walk.
If the family opts to chill and enjoy without moving around, the property offers a 25-meter pool and hot tub, and a separate children’s pool. A good Kid’s Club is also onsite to entertain your little ones. There are plenty of dining options in Two Seasons. Satisfy your cravings from any of the 7 restaurants onsite serving Asian, Japanese, Chinese, British, Indian, Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Steakhouse, Local, Asian, International, Grill/BBQ or Middle Eastern dishes.
This property offers one and two-bedroom apartments with balcony. The units have panoramic views of the sea or the city.
7. Movenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai
Movenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai has an excellent location near Dubai Mall where the family can get a whole lot of entertainment, shopping and dining options. Kids will surely enjoy the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo as well as the Kidzania, which are also located inside the mall. Movenpick Downtown is also near to City Walk and Laguna Water Park, which are among the newest attractions in the city.
The property has deluxe rooms, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and penthouse apartments with nice furnishings. It has a fitness center and a restaurant. The apartment has a homey atmosphere and a welcoming ambiance.
8. Mercure Al Barsha Heights
Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights is a family hotel that caters to both short and long-stay. It is centrally located in the main arterial road of Dubai – Sheikh Zayed Road. It is literally a few steps away from Dubai Metro Station and therefore has easy access to various destinations in Dubai. Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Palm Island and The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence, are just a few minutes drive from the property.
This property has suites and apartments ranging from one, two and three-bedroom units. The units are spacious and comfortable and very convenient for family holidays whether for short or longer stays. The whole family will surely love the wide range of dining options on-site from all-day to specialty restaurants. The property has a fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool, spa, salon and Kid’s Club.
9. Ramada Downtown Dubai
One of our top picks is this super chic apartment in Downtown Dubai. With its fabulous location, the family can enjoy watching together the Dubai Fountain show right from the apartment window!
The Dubai Mall is just a few minutes walk from the property. Kids can enjoy the various forms of kids entertainment in the mall, while Mom and Dad can indulge in shopping. Many dining options are also available for the whole family.
Relax and feel the comfort of your home in the brightly colored apartments of Ramada Downtown. You can choose from the Studio, One Bedroom, and Two Bedroom Apartments. Never miss Mom’s home-cooked dishes with the property’s fully-equipped kitchen. Dishwasher, as well as laundry facilities, are also available.
10. Doubletree by Hilton Al Barsha
Very family-friendly, this contemporary property is located in Al Barsha area just opposite the Mall of The Emirates. This mall is known for luxury world-class shopping, dining and entertainment. This mall also houses Ski Dubai – the world’s largest indoor snow park. There is a shuttle service if you want to go to MOE or to spend some time at the Jumeirah Public Beach.
The apartments are comfortable with separate seating and dining areas allowing freedom of movement in a homey ambiance. The apartments have fully equipped kitchens with stovetop, fridge, and microwave.
For the family’s ease and comfort, babysitting service is available at an extra charge. Cribs, high chairs for babies as well as kid’s menu are offered for family convenience.