UAE National Day 2019 is fast approaching so if you're thinking of booking a hotel stay, now's your chance.
There will be a three-day holiday for the private and public sectors, with one day December 1 for Commemoration Day and two days' for UAE National Day on December 2 and 3.
Aloft City Centre Deira
In celebration of UAE National Day, Aloft City Centre Deira is laying on a 20 percent discount on hotel stays, as well as Dhs48 in food vouchers, plus 15 percent off spa treatments. The deal is valid now, and runs until Friday December 6, so you have plenty of time to get in on the deal.
Prices vary. Nov 18-Dec 6. Aloft City Centre Deira (04 210 3335).
Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts
When some of the most iconic resorts in Dubai are offering up to 25 percent off on best available hotel rates, along with a free breakfast and unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark thrown in, you know it’s a staycation chance not to be missed out on. Exclusively to celebrate UAE National Day, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts has revealed its UAE Residents’ Stay Offer. Enjoy a luxurious staycation at the landmark Burj Al Arab Jumeirah with a 20 percent discount, or stay at the lush Jumeirah Al Naseem and Jumeirah Mina A‘Salam with a ten percent reduction on rooms. That’s not all, as Jumeirah Beach Hotel is offering a 20 percent discount, while Jumeirah Creekside Hotel is offering a 25 percent off on a stay, as well as access to the Aviation Club gym and even a one-week free gym membership, given upon check-out. Not a bad way to spend the long weekend.
Prices vary. Stays until Fri Dec 20. Various locations including Burj Al Arab Jumeirah; Jumeirah Al Naseem; Jumeirah Mina A‘Salam; Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, www.jumeirah.com.
Studio One Hotel
It’s the long weekend, so why not stay over at Dubai’s Studio One Hotel for two nights? Especially since it’s priced at Dhs480 just to celebrate National Day. Available from Friday November 29 to Tuesday December 3, guests can enjoy a chilled out weekend. There will be some National Day entertainment on Monday December 2 so guests can still enjoy the festivities on staycation.
Dhs480 (two nights). Fri Nov 29-Tue Dec 3. Studio City Hotel, Dubai Studio City, www.studioonehotel.com (800 788346).
Fancy a trip aboard a world-famous ship? From Thursday November 28 until Monday December 2, ocean liner QE2 will be kicking off the celebrations with an Arabesque Night at Lido, with a hearty buffet filled with traditional Arabic treats – all from Dhs135. Meanwhile there’s also a special UAE National Day family staycation package with breakfast from Dhs848.
Prices vary. Nov 28-Dec 2. QE2, Port Rashid, Deira, www.qe2.com/offers (04 526 8811).
TRYP by Wyndham
If you’re in need of a getaway but still want to be where Dubai’s thriving nightlife and foodie scene is, TRYP by Wyndham has just the (affordable) staycation offer for you. From Thursday November 28 until Thursday December 5, guests will get a nifty 20 percent discount on rooms, starting from Dhs290, along with two complementary beverages per stay and breakfast rates from Dhs48.
From Dhs290. Thu Nov 28-Thu Dec 5. TRYP by Wyndham Dubai, Barsha Heights (04 247 6666).
Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Those that prefer to spend their time soaking up the winter sun by the beach for the extra-long weekend coming up, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah has just the exclusive offer. Book the GCC Residents’ staycation, boasting a 30 percent discount off room or suite reservations, breakfast for each day, 25 percent off food and beverage across any of the hotel’s six restaurants, along with a 25 percent off spa treatments. It doesn’t stop there, as staycationers can also use all the non-motorised water sports activities for Dhs199 per person for the day. Even more fun in the sun.
Booking have to be made before Saturday November 23, so get planning, pronto.
Prices vary. Book before Sat Nov 23. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 818 2222).