Best Staycations Under 220 AED in UAE


Imagine yourself sitting by the pool sipping a cold glass of lemonade or eating dinner at a fancy hotel restaurant or maybe a relaxing massage from a spa. Well, that’s all possible with staycations, the best pick-me-up activity hands down. And you know what’s even better? You don’t even have to splurge a ton to have a staycation experience. 

If you need some more convincing on whether staycations are for you, you can check out this blog on the benefits of a staycation.

Best Budget Hotels in UAE


Let’s take a look at the best budget hotels in all 7 Emirates.

The Canvas Hotel Dubai, MGallery by Sofitel. Dubai

Good for: Views of Dubai skyline

Price per night: AED 165

The Canvas Hotel Dubai is a charming and elegant boutique hotel located in the heart of Dubai’s historic district, Bur Dubai. Designed by Italian architects, the hotel has a stunning glass ceiling atrium that is sure to take your breath away.

All of the 164 rooms and suites are immaculately designed and fitted with modern amenities to ensure guests a comfortable stay. The hotel also comes with a rooftop swimming pool with views of the Dubai city skyline, a treatment spa, and the largest jacuzzi in the city. When it comes to food, the hotel does not leave you disappointed. Renowned Indian chef Sanjeev Kapoor serves up delicious authentic Indian dishes with a modern twist in his restaurant Signature. There is also an all-day buffet table, a Japanese restaurant, and a lounge famous for its fresh seafood and stunning views.

Canvas Hotel



Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi

Good for: Its Prime location

Price per night: AED 199


The Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi is a quaint and cozy hotel located in the heart of downtown Abu Dhabi. The hotel offers stunning views of the Abu Dhabi Corniche and is walking distance from some of Abu Dhabi’s biggest malls.

Guests can expect spacious rooms with luxurious bedding and a quiet zone for a peaceful night’s sleep. The hotel also comes with a 16-meter outdoor pool, a rejuvenating spa, and a 24/7 fitness center. If you want to dine, there are plenty of dining options available including an award-winning Italian restaurant, an Asian fusion restaurant, a buffet restaurant, and a cafe.

Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
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Novotel Sharjah Expo Center Hotel. Sharjah

Good for: Immaculate service

Price per night: AED 203


Novotel Sharjah Expo Center Hotel is a contemporary hotel located in the heart of Sharjah’s main business hub. Its prime location and panoramic views of the Al Mamzar Lagoon make it a must-stay hotel in Sharjah.

After stepping into the hotel you’ll experience why this hotel is one of the best budget hotels in Sharjah. The hospitality of the staff is evident in the tiny details. All the 300 rooms are comfortable, spacious, and come fully equipped. The hotel offers 3 great restaurants, including Tahi an authentic Middle Eastern restaurant, The Orient Coffee Shop, and The Orient, an all-day buffet restaurant.

Novotel Sharjah Expo Center Hotel
Novotel Sharjah Expo Center Hotel
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Ajman Beach Hotel. Ajman

Good for: Beach staycation

Price per night: AED 220


Opened in 1979, Ajman Beach Hotel is a beautiful beachfront hotel. Its location and views make it the perfect hotel for a safe and relaxing staycation. 

All the rooms are beautifully designed and fitted with modern amenities. The hotel offers families the option to stay in interconnected rooms. The outdoor pool and jacuzzi are great places to cool off and relax. The sandy beach right next to the hotel is a great place to indulge in some fun activities like table tennis and beach volleyball. Get rid of all the stress by either working out in the fully equipped gym. Enjoy panoramic views of the sea and indulge your taste buds with delicious food made with the freshest ingredient at Sea View Restaurant and the newly opened Pergola.

Ajman Beach Hotel
Ajman Beach Hotel
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Pearl Beach Hotel & Spa. Umm Al-Quwain

Good for: Luxury on a budget

Price per night: AED 200


The Pearl Hotel & Spa is one of the finest beachfront hotels in Umm Al-Quwain. Enjoy luxurious accommodations that come fully equipped at half the price of what you normally have to shelve out for a luxury hotel.

Spend your days relaxing on the private beach or by the poolside. Indulge in a relaxing full-service spa. Pick and choose your dinner from a list of international dining options like Backwaters, an authentic Kerala restaurant, Barako Grill, a Filipino restaurant, and Das Brauhaus, a Bavarian restaurant.   

Pearl Beach Hotel & Spa
Pearl Beach Hotel & Spa
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Ibis Fujairah. Fujairah

Good for: Quiet and lowkey staycation

Price per night: AED 202


A short walk away from Kalba Corniche park is the 3-star Ibis Fujairah Hotel. This 12-floor hotel has around 180 soundproof rooms that all come fully equipped so that all you had to do is relax.

Enjoy a swim in either the indoor or outdoor pool. Or maybe soak your worries away in the jacuzzi. There is also a fully equipped gym with a glass ceiling offering views of the city skyline. For dinner, the hotel provides authentic Arabian and Mediterranean fare at its in-house restaurant, Arjeela. Besides the restaurant, the hotel also has a sports lounge that broadcasts all the latest sports entertainment and is open throughout the week.

Ibis Fujiarah


The time has come to unplug and unwind from the daily grind. So get ready to book yourself into a nice comfortable hotel room and start living your best life. 

Book your staycation now to get flat 10% off. Enjoy pay later option too.


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1 Comment
  1. rahul singh negi

    Impressive article, enjoyed reading it.
    Thanks for shedding light on this topic.

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