It rises from the Arabian desert like an oasis - on steroids.
Dubai is unashamedly over-the-top and people are flocking to this middle-eastern metropolis in increasing numbers with the promise that Dubai is like no other city on earth.
Known as "City of Superlatives", as it tempts visitors with the highest buildings, the largest immigrant population and the hottest welcome.
Dubai has 56 buildings that stand taller than 200 meters (656ft), more than any other city in the world. The tallest completed building in Dubai is the 828 metre (2,717ft) Burj Khalifa - officially the tallest building ever built on the planet.
Glitz, galmour and flashiness is what Dubai does best and when you make a reservation with Booked.net, you get a warm welcome in any of the Dubai hotels we are partnered with.
Be it from a cheap hotel in Dubai through to five-star luxury, our selection of accommodation available through the web is at prices lower than hotel rack rates.
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One of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates Dubai is a global city and a business hub.
Founded on the oil industry, its main revenues are now from tourism, real estate, and financial services. But tourists flock to Dubai to benefit from the sights, the heat and retail therapy.
Dubai has, after all, been called the "shopping capital of the Middle East."
- Take in Dubai's most atmospheric shopping is to be found in the souks, Souk is the Arabic word for market or place where any kind of goods are brought or exchanged
- Modern shopping malls and boutiques are everywhere
- While boutiques, some electronics shops, department stores and supermarkets may operate on a fixed-price basis, most other outlets consider friendly negotiation as a way of life.
Dubai sits at the crossroads of Europe, Africa and Asia, Dubai has much more to offer than just a sheer entertainment.
For instance, a hotel in the historic Bur Dubai area is an unbeatable location for culture vultures. Meanwhile, business travelers will appreciate Dubai accommodation in Deira commercial district.
At Booked.net you can search fast using our Dubai hotel map and book with just a click.