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The best coworking spaces in Dubai

Tue, June 6, 2023

Whether you're a freelancer, entrepreneur or digital nomad, Dubai has a range of coworking spaces catered to you.

Whether you're a freelancer, entrepreneur or digital nomad, Dubai has a range of coworking spaces catered to you.

Modern Working

Located within the iconic Business Bay landmark, The Opus by Zaha Hadid, Modern Working provides entrepreneurs, freelancers and hybrid workers contemporary offices to thrive in. The workspace is thoughtfully designed to foster connections, creativity and collaboration among like-minded professionals. Membership prices start from AED2,400 per month for coworking spaces and AED5,000 per month for private offices. Members can enjoy a range of perks, including access to private and virtual offices, coworking spaces, an art gallery, a recording studio, an auditorium, an events space and a niche network of investors.

The Bureau

Situated in Dubai's Gold and Diamond Park, The Bureau is a light and airy coworking space that stands out as a first-of-its-kind, female-focused establishment. Founded by Dubai-born sisters Nikita and Rhea Patel, The Bureau exudes a cosy, welcoming and supportive atmosphere. The facility includes a coworking lounge, private offices, meeting rooms, a podcast studio and phone booths. Going beyond workspaces, The Bureau features NAÕ, a fitness studio, a vanity room with showers and even a pumping room for new mothers. To keep you fuelled and refreshed, Jones The Grocer is conveniently located onsite, offering a variety of coffees, snacks and wholesome meals. Ladies have the option of day passes starting at AED120, coworking memberships from AED950 and private office rentals starting from AED3,000.

Cloud Spaces

Serving the Jumeirah Village Circle community, Cloud Spaces can be found inside Circle Mall and operates 24/7. With a focus on flexibility and fostering productivity, Cloud Spaces offers entrepreneurs, freelancers, SMEs and international companies fully-equipped offices, meeting rooms and event spaces. It provides a calming environment that encourages productivity and offers a range of services to help businesses thrive. With contemporary design, state-of-the-art facilities and a convenient location, the workspace options include sound-proof cubicles, podcast studios and photoshoot rooms, along with meeting spaces available for rent. Lounge Day passes are priced at AED120, giving access to the coworking lounges or the cloud deck, Desk Day passes cost AED220 and allow you to utilise one of the semi-private workstations, while Office Day passes start from AED500 where up to three people can book a private office for the day.

The Co Dubai

More than just a coworking space, The Co Dubai is a private mainland incubator which offers trade licences for Dubai SMEs. The office space is modern and colourful, found in Downtown Dubai’s Souk Al Bahar. Ideal for new start-ups, you can set up all your licensing through them, or just rent a desk space or private office. There are also programmes to connect you with mentors and investors. Coworking rates start at AED36.75 per day, and there are many packages available to suit your needs.

Nasab by KOA

Nasab is an exclusive members-only community and social club designed for Dubai's most fascinating ‘thought leaders and game-changers’. The club boasts an elegant aesthetic that instantly makes you feel at home, if your home happened to have a photography studio, a gym, two swimming pools, private offices, a library and three dining outlets. Applicants must demonstrate their unique qualities to be considered for membership. Membership at Nasab is divided into three tiers: Drop-in allows solo business owners to rent a workspace for the day, starting from AED170; Nomad is ideal for freelancers on the move, offering access to hot desks, office amenities and social benefits starting from AED1,150 for 10 days per month; and the Resident package provides unlimited access and a home-like experience starting from AED1,750 per month. In addition to its stunning facilities, Nasab hosts regular events, workshops and discussions to encourage collaboration and communication.

WrkBay by Ayana

WrkBay provides a comprehensive coworking experience, offering private offices, meeting rooms, networking events, pop-ups, an in-house design team, cloud computing packages, 3D printers, podcast rooms, mentoring and more. Rates start from AED20 for two hours on a hot desk or AED40 for a private office and AED75 for a meeting room, while monthly coworking spaces are available starting from AED800 up to AED5,200, depending on individual requirements. Additional perks include a stylish café, a sanctuary garden and super-fast Wi-Fi.


Founded by Ravi Bhusari and Derv Rao, Nook is a coworking space that caters to sports, fitness and wellness entrepreneurs. Beyond offering commercial licensing and workspaces, Nook provides a collaborative environment where individuals can set up and run their businesses effectively. The pricing options include AED80 per day for coworking desks, AED300 per week and AED1,000 per month. Additionally, Nook offers various rental options, such as office spaces, fitness studios, 'Zoom rooms' for video calls, event rooms, conference spaces and more. The perks of Nook include purpose-built studios, training areas with onsite showers and changing facilities, regular community socials, talks and training workshops.

A4 Space

Nestled in the art hub of Dubai, Alserkal Avenue, A4 Space is an exceptional coworking space and café. Its inviting atmosphere, coupled with delicious organic produce and beverages from an ever-changing selection of homegrown brands, makes it a true gem. Upstairs, you'll find desks and cosy reading nooks perfect for losing yourself in a book. The best part? A4 Space is free to use, although supporting the space by purchasing a coffee or sandwich is appreciated. The perks include excellent Wi-Fi, a cinema screening room and a mezzanine level featuring a community library.


Astrolabs, located in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), offers a workspace flooded with natural light, where tech start-ups come together to bring their projects to life. This vibrant community has partnered with industry leaders like IBM and Google for Entrepreneurs, providing valuable resources and support. Open-plan workspaces, bookable meeting rooms, a coding cave and a device lab for app testing are among the features designed specifically for tech businesses. Prices start from AED750 per month for Moonlighter After Hours, a flexible non-peak hours membership on a month-to-month basis. For AED1,500 per month, members gain access to flexible workspaces, 24/7 availability and additional perks. Signing up for an annual contract at AED2,500 per month includes a trade licence, sponsor for five residents and 24/7 access.


Located within the quirky TRYP By Wyndham hotel, Nest is a coworking lounge that provides an ideal space for productive work. Privacy pods, an indoor garden zone and a vibrant community space are just a few highlights of this unique coworking environment. Nest is particularly suitable for freelancers seeking a focused alternative to noisy cafes. Pricing options include AED80 for one-day access during the week, AED50 on weekends, AED599 for 10 visits per fortnight and AED899 for 15 visits per month, along with additional perks. Unlimited access with all perks is available for AED1,499 per month. Nest members enjoy unlimited coffee and snacks, printing facilities, dining, spa, and laundry service discounts at the hotel, access to the pool and gym, free valet parking and discounted room rates.


Unlike traditional coworking spaces, Letswork has transformed some of Dubai's top venues into affordable pop-up workspaces. With online sign-up and payment, members can choose from around 100 participating locations like Rove Hotels, LDC Café, Social Distrikt, Maison Mathis and many more. Letswork operates on a credit plan, so you’ll buy credits for the month which can be spent across various cafés, restaurants and coworking centres in Dubai. There’s also a seven-day free trial plan for new members, which gives you 10 credits to test out the app. The perks of Letswork include unlimited tea, coffee, water and Wi-Fi, free parking, seats with plugs, a 20 per cent discount on food and beverages at each location and access to meeting rooms.

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