Best Airbnbs in Dubai

The Best Airbnbs in Dubai

Flights booked, itinerary planned, outfits ready! Now all you have to do is find a place to stay in Dubai – and believe us when we say, you have plenty of options.

There are hotels and resorts of every type, from luxury resorts to unique boutique hotels. But if you want to feel at home while you’re thousands of miles away, an Airbnb would be the perfect fit.

And don’t you worry because we created a list of the top Airbnbs for you to check out, whether you’re willing to splurge or trying to save.

High-End Airbnbs in Dubai

If your idea of a holiday includes luxury, space and privacy, and you don’t mind spending a fortune to get all those, these are the top high-end Dubai Airbnbs that you should book.

Lakehouse Luxury Villa


Address: The Lakes – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 56 705 8178


  • Starts at AED 2,330 per night

It’s called the Lakehouse Luxury Villa for a reason – you get to stay in an ultra luxurious villa in one of the most affluent communities in Dubai – The Lakes.

This Dubai Airbnb is all about serenity, as it’s tucked away in a quiet and exclusive part  of the city where you get to enjoy beautiful lakeside views while relaxing in a rustic four-bedroom villa.

If your idea of a perfect holiday is all about privacy and you don’t mind splurging, this villa can be your dream come true.

With its beautiful rustic theme, you get to live your boho dreams while waking up to serenity every morning. 

The kids can run around the spacious backyard while you do laps at the private plunge pool, and you can party it up with a barbecue night in the garden while you’re playing good music on your Bose surround sound speakers.

But that’s not all because this Airbnb also has two bicycles to let you ride around the neighborhood and a daily maid service to make sure you’re not stressed about house chores. 

Pro tip:
Do you want to skip on the cooking while staying at The Lakes? Don’t worry because there are plenty of restaurants and cafes in the neighborhood.
We recommend Vincenzo Pizza and Grill, Reform Social and Grill, and Tandoori Bistro.

Beachfront Villa with Private Pool in Palm Jumeirah


Address: Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: Message owner on Airbnb page


  • Starts at AED 4,627 per night

There’s a reason millionaires choose to live on Palm Jumeirah – because it’s the only place in the city where you have a private beach right in your backyard.

Luckily, you don’t have to be a homeowner to experience this luxury because you can always rent this luxurious five-bedroom Dubai Airbnb that has everything you could dream of in a home if you were a millionaire.

This stunning property has five beautiful bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a maid’s room, a patio, a roof terrace, a pool and a private beach all to yourself during your stay.

The villa is perfect for families or big groups because it allows you to have the space you need during your holiday and even the opportunity to invite some friends over for a party.

With a dining room that can seat up to 10 guests and an outdoor area for extra dining space, there’s plenty of room for dinner or barbecue.

Pro tip:
Upon booking this luxury villa, you’ll be asked for a AED 20,000 damage deposit, which will be returned upon checkout if you don’t incur any damages to the property.
So, as much as you want to have fun, make sure to take extra precautions to avoid trouble later on.

The Botanica Villa by Luxury Explorer’s Collection


Address: HT 6 Lailak1 Street – Emirates Hills – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details:


  • Starts at AED 30,000 per night

If you’re going all out on your holiday and you want every definition of luxury on the books, the Botanica Villa is the Dubai Airbnb for you.

This villa is 2,410 square meters of pure luxury with its eight bedrooms complete with ensuite bathrooms that can accommodate up to 16 adult guests.

But we’re only getting started here because with that AED 30,000 a night, you also get a rooftop terrace, a gym, private pool, spacious parking and even your own lift.

And if that doesn’t meet your standard for luxury yet, the villa also comes with a private butler and chief, a housekeeping team, concierge and even your own gardener.

The magnificent views of the Montgomerie Golf Club Dubai is just the icing on the cake.

Pro tip:
With such a luxurious villa, you know you’re up against other tourists who want to stay in this Airbnb. So, make sure to book as early as a few months before your trip to secure your spot on the dates that you want.

Mid-Range Airbnbs in Dubai

If you’re looking for an Airbnb in Dubai that lets you enjoy the conveniences of home without necessarily breaking your bank, here are our top recommendations.

Unlock Waters Edge


Address: Millennium Binghatti Residences – Marasi Drive – Business Bay – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 58 826 0928


  • Starts at AED 399 per night

Unlock Waters Edge is the ideal Dubai Airbnb if you’re looking for convenience and accessibility in one place. And it doesn’t hurt that you have the beautiful Dubai Canal as your view every morning.

This stunning Airbnb puts you right in the middle of Business Bay where some of the top restaurants, cafes, bars and lounges are located.

And you’re also just a few minutes away from Downtown Dubai where top tourist spots like the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall and Dubai Opera are.

The apartment is ideal for up to four guests and you have a private balcony that looks out to the water where you can enjoy a serene morning before getting started with your day. 

Pro tip:
Unlock Waters Edge has several units on offer. So, you can choose between a studio, one- or two-bedroom unit depending on your needs and budget.
Either way, you can enjoy the property’s amenities and its accessibility to the city’s top attractions.

Top of the World Studio Apartment 


Address: Dubai International Financial Center – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: Message the owner on Airbnb page


  • Starts at AED 617 per night

Don’t be fooled by the name because you won’t literally be on top of the world at this Dubai Airbnb. But we’re sure you’ll feel like it during your stay.

Located in DIFC, the studio apartment features minimalist interiors, but it still feels cozy enough that you’d never want to leave.

But you also have to go out there because you’re in Dubai’s trendy art and finance district with all the art galleries, bars and restaurants that you need to check out. 

If you prefer to stay in, however, you can always relax at the property’s jacuzzi and sauna, swimming pool and fitness center.

Pro tip:
If you choose to cook your own meals, you can stock up on supplies because the apartment has a fridge, kitchenette and all the appliances that you need.

Th8 Palm Jumeirah


Address: Palm Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: Message owner on Airbnb page


  • Starts At AED 450 per night

Th8 Palm Jumeirah is a Dubai Airbnb that lets you enjoy the luxuries of being on the island without necessarily breaking your bank.

One of the most budget-friendly Airbnbs in Palm Jumeirah, an apartment in this property can accommodate up to six guests with the most amazing views of the island and city.

Although you won’t have your own private beach in the backyard, staying at Th8 gives you access to amenities like a fitness center, three swimming pools and a children’s playground. 

Pro tip:
Being in Palm Jumeirah, you should make the most of your stay by planning an itinerary ahead, so you can visit top tourist spots like Atlantis the Palm, Nakheel Mall and The View.

Budget-Friendly Airbnbs in Dubai

Traveling on a budget? Fret not because you can still enjoy the comforts of an Airbnb with these top budget-friendly choices.

Boutique Apartment in Downtown Dubai


Address: Downtown Dubai – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: Message owner on Airbnb page


  • Starts at AED 317 per night

If you want to be at the heart of the city without spending your travel money on accommodation, this boutique Dubai Airbnb in Downtown Dubai delivers on all fronts.

Being centrally located, attractions like the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain and Souk Al Bahar are just a few minutes walk away.

Plus, you have everything within the neighborhood – from great restaurants and cafes to supermarkets and pharmacies.

Accessibility may be the main selling point of this Airbnb, but you’ll surely fall in love with the view from the private balcony in your bedroom.

After sleeping soundly in your king-sized bed, you get to enjoy the property’s amenities including its swimming pool, children’s play area, and squash and badminton courts. 

And if you’re traveling for business, you get to use the property’s business center for meetings with clients. 

Pro tip:
While you’re in the area, check out the Time Out Market where you can enjoy some of Dubai’s most unique food concepts in one place.

Hyatt Regency Creek Heights Residences


Address: Hyatt Regency – Dubai Creek – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 553 1250


  • Starts at AED 341 per night

Hyatt Regency Creek Heights Residence has been a favorite Dubai Airbnb because you get all the conveniences of a great accommodation while still saving a lot on your trip.

This Airbnb is extra special because it’s located in Dubai Creek, which is one of the most important parts of the city’s history.

Here, you get to enjoy a one- or three-bedroom apartment that offers the space you need to relax and have access to the comforts of home during your trip.

Hyatt Regency Creek also has several amenities including a mini mart, spa and wellness center, several restaurants and two swimming pools. 

Pro tip:
Make the most of your time in Dubai Creek by booking an abra ride that gives you a glimpse of the city from a unique perspective.

Roda Amwaj Suites Jumeirah Beach Residence


Address: Plaza Level – Mamsha Street – Jumeirah Beach Residence – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Contact details: +971 4 278 4000


  • Starts at AED 355 per night

If you want to be near the beach during your holiday, the Road Amwaj Suites would be the best Dubai Airbnb for you.

This beautiful beachside community is just a three-minute walk from the beach and a few minutes away from Dubai Marina, so you have plenty of options to dine, shop and just enjoy a relaxing vibe.

If you want accessibility, this Airbnb is also located directly across the Dubai Tram Station, which makes it easy for you to explore the city and come back to your accommodation at the end of the day.

Pro tip:
Whether you’re arriving in Dubai or going back home, make sure to take advantage of this Airbnb’s free airport shuttle that can take you to and from the airport.