Hotels near Saeed Al Maktoum House
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This National Monument of the former ruler Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum had its beginnings in 1896. Built in typical Arab architecture with picturesque rounded windows and wind towers used to capture the cool breezes, today it serves as a museum. The Sheikh was in residence from 1912 to 1958.

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Marco Polo Hotel
Marco Polo Hotel
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7.3
Good
Al Muteena Street, Dubai
from $13
Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Jumeirah Emirates Towers
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9.2
Excellent
Sheikh Zayed Road PO Box 72127, Dubai
from $78
Crowne Plaza Festival City
Crowne Plaza Festival City
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8.6
Excellent
Dubai Festival City, Dubai
from $30
Fairmont Dubai
Fairmont Dubai
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8.3
Excellent
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
from $96
The Palace Downtown Dubai
The Palace Downtown Dubai
Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai
from $170
The Apartments Dubai World Trade Centre
The Apartments Dubai World Trade Centre
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7.8
Good
Sheikh Zayed Road P.O. Box 9229, Dubai
from $25
Majestic Hotel Tower
Majestic Hotel Tower
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8.5
Excellent
Mankhool Road Bur Dubai, Dubai
from $25
BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana
BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana
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8.4
Excellent
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road Al Karama, Dubai
from $59
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
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8.7
Excellent
Al Sufouh Road Po Box 213084, Dubai
from $85
The Address Dubai Mall
The Address Dubai Mall
Downtown Dubai, Dubai
from $111
More About Hotels near Saeed Al Maktoum House...

What’s Saeed Al Maktoum House?

In the beginning, this royal residence built at the mouth of Dubai Creek had a simple view of the Arabian Gulf and a humble start. The Al Maktoum family had a special connection with the community. Here, it began as a fishing village. As time moved on, the seat of government lead the community to change it into a village. Today it’s a mega metropolis. View the historic building where you’ll learn how life was in the past. In fact, there are documents dating back to 1791, coins, and stamps. See vintage photographs pre-oil boom. Don’t miss the grand courtyard.

Which Hotels are the Closest to Saeed Al Maktoum House?

There are plenty of cheap hotels around Saeed Al Maktoum House. Hotels like Howard Johnson’s Bui Dubai, close to the cruise terminal and the Textile Souk. The Panorama Grand Hotel is inexpensive. It offers a restaurant and business center. The Astoria Hotel has a business center, restaurant, and a nightclub. Other affordable options are the Admiral Plaza Hotel and Ascot Hotel, both with a pool and restaurant.

What are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near Saeed Al Maktoum House?

If you’re a history buff, you could spend hours at the house. So, staying near it is helpful. Plus, you have spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai Creek, however you are away from downtown Dubai. Then again, you’re close to the Spice Souk and the Heritage Village.

What Do I Need to Know About Saeed Al Maktoum House?

Ticket prices are really cheap, less than $1. When visiting, if you’re tall, be careful, most doors are low. View the historic photographs before the oil. If your time is flexible go on a cool day. Last, get there by taking the hop-on-hop off tram – there’s no need to worry about parking.

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