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Hotel deals

Enjoy summer in Dubai with the best Kids Go Free hotel deals

Mon, June 26, 2023

There's savings all around with fantastic rates and great offers for your young ones at Dubai's hotels and top attractions this summer.

There's savings all around with fantastic rates and great offers for your young ones at Dubai's hotels and top attractions this summer.

Grab a beachside bargain

Dubai’s beaches are legendary, and you’re spoilt for choice for a seaside holiday this summer. JA Ocean View Hotel, right opposite The Beach at JBR, is offering 30 per cent off bookings this summer, as well as letting kids under 13 stay, dine and play for free. Also near JBR, there are great deals at Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Amwaj Rotana and Habtoor Grand Resort, which is also offering free tickets to La Perle, along with dining credit.

Atlantis, The Palm is best known for being one of the most exciting family hotels in Dubai, with Aquaventure Waterpark, the Lost Chambers aquarium and even more – and this summer, kids can stay for free! Or, for another Palm Jumeirah-based option, head to the luxurious voco Dubai The Palm, where kids can also dine and sleep for free.

Have a summer of adventure

Lego-obsessed youngsters can not only stay and eat for free at the Legoland Hotel, but enjoy access to Legoland Dubai Resort and Legoland Waterpark, as well as to Motiongate Dubai. And the Polynesian-themed Lapita Hotel, based within Dubai Parks and Resorts, is also ideal for thrill-seeking families, with kids under 12 staying free.

For more active adventures, JA Lake View Hotel is offering 30 per cent off stays, as well as free accommodation, dining and kids club access – and the whole family can enjoy horse-riding, beach volleyball and mini-golf. Its sister property JA Hatta Fort Hotel has a similar offer, and provides access to the rugged beauty of the Hajar Mountains, and all the great activities on offer at Hatta Wadi Hub.

Get to the heart of the city

Downtown Dubai is home to many of the city’s best attractions, from Burj Khalifa to Dubai Mall – and there are plenty of great places to stay in the neighbourhood too. The luxurious Palace Downtown Hotel is offering 25 per cent off stays, along with free meals and kids club access – while Address Fountain Views and Address Sky View also let children stay, play and eat for free.

Nearby Sheikh Zayed Road also has fantastic hotel offers this summer, and is close to Downtown Dubai and many other attractions; the 65-storey Tower Plaza Hotel offers stunning views over the city, and kids can stay, eat and play for free – while voco Dubai also lets children eat and sleep for nothing.Other city holiday choices include Novotel Al Barsha close to Mall of the Emirates, Pullman JLT in the trendy Jumeirah Lakes Towers district, and Jannah Marina Hotel Apartments amid the towers of Dubai Marina.

Enjoy the sights of Old Dubai

The heart of Old Dubai is its waterway, and the Creek is one of the best places to get a sense of the city's magic. Park Hyatt Dubai sits right on the water of Dubai Creek – and it’s offering free stays, food and kids club access for children this summer. Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre is just over the road, and has great access to the Creek and City Centre Deira; the vibrant Al Jaddaf district is home to Jaddaf Waterfront, and has plenty of hotel options. Kids can stay and dine for free at Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, as well as Occidental Al Jaddaf.

There are also plenty of hotel option in bustling Deira, offering easy access to Dubai's souks; Crowne Plaza Deira lets kids stay and dine for free, as to the Hyatt Place Wasl District and Hyatt Place Al Rigga. And for a different view of Old Dubai, Hyatt Place Jumeirah and Ibis Styles Jumeirah both allow children to stay, eat and even play for free – and are ideal for exploring leafy Jumeirah or visiting the Etihad Museum.

Snag a Dubai stay for less

There are plenty of ways to stay in Dubai without breaking the bank – and with great 'kids stay free' offers, the city’s three-star hotels are even better value this summer. Start with Rove Hotels, which has nine comfortable and modern properties across Dubai, including at Dubai Parks and Resorts, Downtown, Dubai Marina and La Mer – and young ones can stay and eat for free.

For easy access to one of Dubai’s most popular malls, Novotel Suites Mall of the Emirates lets kids stay and dine for free, and Ibis Al Barsha, just a short walk away from the mall, has the same offer (along with other Ibis hotels, at Jumeirah and Dragon Mart). In addition, four Savoy Dubai hotels, handily located in the heart of Bur Dubai, are offering not just free stays for kids, but a complimentary Big Bus City Tour ticket and nightly ice cream and cookies on the house.

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