4 Tips to Choose the Best Hotels and Apartments in Dubai During Expo 2020
If you are planning to visit Dubai during Expo 2020, you might be aware that over 25 million visitors are expected for the mega event in Dubai.
Between October 20, 2020 and 10 April, 2021, Dubai expects to welcome 25 million visitors to enjoy the multitude of offers presented by Expo 2020.
There will be more than 200 international participants, including 190 nations, businesses, non-government organizations and educational institutions.
Expo 2020 is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the most exciting technological projects and innovations that are happening around the world. Being held around the theme of “connecting minds, creating the future” Expo 2020 will attract some of the smartest minds in the world to Dubai.
Finding the Best Hotels in Dubai
At Al Khoory Hotels, we get enquiries on a daily basis from guests around the world, who wish to take advantage of visiting Dubai during Expo 2020.
Most guests are interested in knowing about the special rates during Expo 2020 and the availability of rooms during Expo 2020.
While it’s too early for us to announce the special rates and the availability of rooms during Expo 2020, we can give you some insights on how to visit Dubai during Expo 2020 and take full advantage of the event.
Tip One: Find Good Value for Money Hotels
If you are visiting Dubai during Expo2020, then it’s a good idea to stay in a hotel that is close to a metro station because you can directly access the Expo 2020 Pavilion using the metro.
For instance, if you stay at our Al Khoory Atrium Hotel in Al Barsha, the metro station is close by. This means you can stroll to the metro station and catch a train to reach the Expo 2020 venue without any traffic delays or hassles.
Al Khoory Atrium Hotel in Al Barsha is a three-star hotel in a superb location. Besides being close to the metro station, it’s close to the sprawling Mall of the Emirates which is the world’s first shopping resort, in the heart of Dubai.
The Mall of the Emirates features about 630+ brands, in an area of 233,467 sqm. It includes department stores, fashion and lifestyle. It also has sports, electronics, home furnishing and the largest Carrefour in the city.
The mall is the perfect destination for families. It offers fun attractions and activities such as Magic Planet, VOX Cinemas and Ski Dubai. On top of that, with more than 100 dining and café selections, the mall has something for everyone.
The Al Khoory Atrium Hotel in Al Barsha is a family friendly hotel and is as hip as it is homely, and features quirky décor, a roof top pool, excellent restaurant and relaxed service.
There are lots of facilities in the hotel that children would enjoy, like the rooftop pool and play area.
Our reputation for being a family friendly hotel also extends to our excellent dining options in the hotel.
The hotel has a rooftop pool, a sundeck and an outdoor pool area, the iconic Burj Al Arab is 3.5 km away. You can make use of the airport shuttle bus service, laundry service and ironing service on the premises of the venue.
The accommodation rooms are contemporary and come with individual climate control, TV set with satellite channels and panoramic windows. Certain rooms include city views. Every room has a bathroom equipped with a shower, a dryer and terry dressing gowns.
A buffet breakfast is provided for guests. You can dine in the specialty restaurant, offering specialties of Italian cuisine. Situated 650 meters from the hotel, Oscar’s Vine Society and Istanbul Flower Restaurant serve a variety of food.
Dubai airport can be reached by car within 30 minutes. The venue features cots, child care and a special menu for children.
Tip Two: Plan Your Trip Take Advantage of Expo 2020
As the Expo 2020 is going to offer a myriad of opportunities for visitors, we suggest you plan your trip well in advance
Dubai is already a bustling city and the inflow of visitors during the Expo will make it challenging to get great accommodation at excellent prices.
If you are to book your room at the Al Khoory Executive Hotel in Al Wasl during the coming days, you can be assured of getting excellent rates during the Expo 2020 period.
Perfectly capturing Dubai’s grace and enduring allure with its ambience of warmth and coziness in a contemporary setting, the hotel is located in the buzzling vicinities of Al Wasl in Al Satwa area.
It is just moments away from the city center’s major attractions such as The Dubai World Trade Center, Jumeirah Beach, Box Park and other famous family parks,
The Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa and Iranian Hospital are all close by, which means you can unwind after an eventful day of business or leisure around the city.
Tip Three: Look for Long Term Accommodation
The Expo 2020 event will be from October 20, 2020 till 10 April, 2021, and will have more than 200 international participants, including 190 nations, businesses, non-government organizations and educational institutions.
It would be a good idea to have long term accommodation in Dubai during this period to take full advantage of the Expo 2020. The Al Khoory Hotel Apartments in Al Barsha is an excellent choice if you are looking for long term stay in Dubai.
A calm haven in the heart of the delightful city, the Al Khoory Hotel Apartments is located in Al Barsha 1 and is just a stroll away from the Iconic Mall of the Emirates & Ski Dubai and along Sheikh Zayed Road putting must-see sights within easy reach.
The hotel is also close to Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina and this makes them perfect for your short stay and long stay accommodation needs.
Contemporary in style yet full of unique touches, the hotel apartments comprise of stylish, elegant and cozy apartments.
Tip Four: Find Hidden Gems in the City
Bur Dubai has been the heart of Dubai for decades and it is in Bur Dubai that you will find the real spirit of Dubai. In fact, the oldest build in Dubai (the Dubai Museum) is one of the prime attractions in Dubai and is located in Bur Dubai.
It is in this historic part of Dubai that you will find the Al Khoory Inn. During your visit to Dubai during Expo 2020, if you want to discover the historic spots in Dubai, the Al Khoory Inn in Bur Dubai will be an excellent option for you to stay.
When you stay at Al Khoory Inn, you can enjoy easy access to popular tourist locations including renovated Historic buildings and Museums, Al Fahidi Souk, the famous Bank Street, Consulate General Offices and renowned Shopping centres. The hotel is also in walking distance from Burjuman and Al Fahidi Metro station.
Dubai Museum is the main museum in Dubai and its located in the Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1787 and is the oldest existing building in Dubai. The museum was opened in1971, with the aim of presenting the traditional way of life in the Emirate of Dubai.
When entering, one can see the fort constructed and the various displays that go along with it. From the fort, there is a path to the galleries, which display the general culture of the land, especially in the 1800s.
It includes local antiques as well as artifacts from African and Asian countries that traded with Dubai. It also includes several dioramas showing life in the emirate before the advent of oil, in addition to artifacts from recent discoveries as old as 3000 BC.
How to Get to Dubai Expo 2020
Flights to Dubai Expo 2020
- Dubai (DWC-Al Maktoum Intl.), 6.1 mi (9.9 km) from central Dubai Expo 2020
- Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.), 23.1 mi (37.2 km) from central Dubai Expo 2020
Things to See near Dubai Expo 2020:
- Dubai Marina (7.2 mi/11.6 km from the city center)
- Jumeirah Beach (7.5 mi/12 km from the city center)
- Dubai Autodrome (7.9 mi/12.7 km from the city center)
- Dubai Sports City (6.6 mi/10.7 km from the city center)
- Dubai International Stadium (6.9 mi/11.2 km from the city center)
Things to Do near Dubai Expo 2020:
- Ibn Battuta Mall (5.1 mi/8.2 km from the city center)
- Dubai Marina Mall (7.1 mi/11.4 km from the city center)
- The Walk (7.2 mi/11.6 km from the city center)
- Emirates Golf Club (7.9 mi/12.7 km from the city center)
- Skydive Dubai (8 mi/12.9 km from the city center)