Hotels near Deira Clocktower
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Legend has it that Sheikh Ahmed of Qatar gave a gift of a huge clock to Sheikh Rashid. Because of its vast size, Sheikh Rashid had no idea what to do with it. He sought counsel from the designer of his palace, Otto Bulart. He was asked to construct a monument based on the clock at the roundabout entrance into Dubai. However, his costs were too high and instead Ziki Homsi along with local builders constructed the structure.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Deira Clocktower

Grosvenor House, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Dubai
Grosvenor House, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Dubai
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9.3
Excellent
Al Emreef Street, PO Box 118500, Dubai
from $42
Hyatt Regency Dubai
Hyatt Regency Dubai
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8.4
Excellent
P O Box 5588, DUBAI
from $26
Al Murooj Rotana Hotel
Al Murooj Rotana Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
Al Saffa Street Dubai 117546 United Arab Emirates, Dubai
from $24
Moevenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate
Moevenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
from $36
Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates - NON REFUNDABLE ROOM
Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates - NON REFUNDABLE ROOM
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9.0
Excellent
Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Barsha, Dubai
from $59
Ramada Downtown Dubai Hotel - NON-REFUNDABLE
Ramada Downtown Dubai Hotel - NON-REFUNDABLE
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8.2
Excellent
Boulevard Road, Downtown Dubai, PO Box 116566, Dubai
from $25
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
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9.0
Excellent
West Crescent, Dubai
from $66
Crowne Plaza Dubai - Deira
Crowne Plaza Dubai - Deira
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8.2
Excellent
Salahuddin Road,Deira, Dubai
from $24
Palace Downtown DXB
Palace Downtown DXB
Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai
from $208
Novotel World Trade Centre Dubai
Novotel World Trade Centre Dubai
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7.5
Good
P.O.Box 9622, DUBAI
from $16
More About Hotels near Deira Clocktower...

What’s Deira Clocktower?

As the tale continues, Sheikh Rashid hired Ziki Homsi and some 30 men. They mixed cement, built the tower and placed the clock at the top. It took only 10 months to complete. But, within a few years, it started to crumble. The structure’s cement was sandstone and easily fell apart. Today, after being rebuilt a few times, it stands as the landmark for the entry into Dubai. This important intersection is now known as Dubai Clocktower, and it has a new look, and a new clock.

Which Hotels are the Closest to Deira Clocktower?

The area around Deira Clocktower has plenty of affordable hotels. Avenue Hotel has a view and is close to the airport. Metropolitan Hotel Deira has a poolside bar. Other budget friendly hotels that are near the Deira Clocktower are Sun & Sands Hotel, Hyatt Place Dubai/Al Rigger, and Orchard Hotel near Dubai Creek, and Moscow Hotel.

What are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near Deira Clocktower?

For one thing, the view. The Clock Tower is amazing to look at with its revolutionary design. The clock tower is easy to get to using the Al Rigger Metro Station. Staying here, you’ll be away from the center of Dubai and the hustle and bustle. However, the hotels surrounding the tower are really cheap. Since this is a commercial area, the airlines have some of their offices here.

What Do I Need to Know About Deira Clocktower?

The name was changed from Deira Clocktower to Dubai Clocktower. Today, the Telegraph newspaper named the clock as the 17th most beautiful clock tower in the world. It’s a prominent monument linking Al Maktoum Bridge from Deira to Bur Dubai. Most routes into Dubai meet at this circle.