The Best Family-Friendly Hotels in the UAE

Where to Stay for a Family Vacation with Kids in the UAE

Abu Dhabi, UAE Abu Dhabi, UAE

Are you looking for the most family-friendly hotel in the UAE? We've analyzed all of the best kid-friendly hotels in the UAE to find the absolute best based on guest ratings, cost, family-friendly amenities, nearby activities, location and more. Below, you'll find our picks for the top family places to stay. These hotels are even great for larger families, a family of 5, or a family of 4, too. When traveling with children, you'll probably be looking for kid-friendly amenities such as swimming pools, kitchens, extra space, games, and other family-oriented activities. Many of these family hotels and resorts in the UAE offer these great features. If you're wondering where to stay with kids, all of these hotels are recommended for families with children. So, let's get started planning your next family-friendly getaway to the UAE with one of these terrific hotels.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $190 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Family Fun
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water park
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

Located at The Crescent (West), Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray has great rooms from $190 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a water park, and a restaurant. It has a terrific 8.70 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, families will especially love a fitness center, scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet at this family-friendly hotel. The pool bar here is a fun spot to relax while you unwind on your trip.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Microwave
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $310 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for a Family Getaway to the UAE
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water park
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi which has nice rooms starting at $310. Offering an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a water park, and a restaurant, it also has a great guest rating of 9.10 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at West Corniche Road.. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers a fitness center, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and hiking which families with kids will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Everyone loves a good hot tub, and this one is really nice.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Kids' club
  • Picnic area
  • Beach
  • Luxury


Atlantis The Palm

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $298 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Hotels for a Family Trip
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water park
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

We found Atlantis The Palm to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $298. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a water park, and a restaurant, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at 1 Crescent Road. You'll also find a fitness center, scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet which visitors with kids will love. And this family hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Having a kitchen means that you'll be able to cook, which is very convenient when you're on the road.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Al Raha Beach Hotel

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $110 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Hotel for a Trip with Kids to the UAE
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

With terrific rooms from $110, Al Raha Beach Hotel, at Channel Street provides an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Its terrific guest rating is 8.50 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this fun hotel which also offers snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, rooms with kitchens, and rooms with kitchenettes. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. Having an indoor pool means that you can swim and have fun any time of the year.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Microwave
  • Kids' club
  • Picnic area


The Ritz-Carlton Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $321 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Children
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water park
  • Family rooms

The Ritz-Carlton Dubai has a great guest rating of 8.80 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, room service, a water park, a restaurant, and a fitness center. The great rooms here start at $321 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at P.O. Box 26525. Furthermore, it also offers scuba diving, a bar, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, and child care, which is nice for families. Just a short drive from the city center, this relaxing hotel is a terrific choice. We find the kitchenette here to be a great way to get a good breakfast and save time and money.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Microwave
  • Kids' club
  • Picnic area
  • Beach


The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

Saadiyat Island, United Arab Emirates
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $217 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific for a Family Vacation to the UAE
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

The great guest rating of The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort is 9.10 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $217, and it's located at Saadiyat Island. We also love the snorkeling, a bar, outdoor tennis, child care, and laundry services which are great for families with kids. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. Having the delicious restaurant in the hotel is an added bonus.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf at Madinat Jumeirah

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $322 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Kid-Friendly Hotel in the UAE
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water park
  • Family rooms

A cool place is Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf at Madinat Jumeirah because it has great rooms that start at $322. It has an outdoor pool, room service, a water park, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Po Box 75157. Only a short distance from the city center, visitors with kids will especially love scuba diving, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, rooms with kitchens, and rooms with kitchenettes at this family-friendly hotel. Everyone loves a nice pool, and you won't be disappointed with this one.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $432 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Top Family-Friendly Hotel
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $432 (before taxes). It's located at The Crescent West and has earned a guest rating of 8.60/10. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, and laundry services which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. The heated pool is comfortable, relaxing, and fun for everyone.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Microwave
  • Kids' club
  • Picnic area
  • Beach


Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $294 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific Place to Stay with Kids in the UAE
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water park
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

Located at Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah Beach Hotel has great rooms from $294 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a water park, and a restaurant. It has a terrific 8.50 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find a fitness center, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, rooms with kitchenettes, and child care which families will love. And this family hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Spending time at the water park is such a nice activity for kids and adults alike!

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5-star Resort with prices starting at $33 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Recommended for Families
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

A great place to stay is Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa which has nice rooms starting at $33. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, it also has a great guest rating of 8.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at East Crescent road. Families with kids will really like this fun hotel which also offers snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, outdoor tennis, and child care. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. The room service is especially nice after a long day. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Pool table
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


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How much do family-friendly hotels cost in the UAE?

UAE Average Family-Friendly Hotel Price
$104

Travelers to the UAE will have a large number of terrific family-friendly accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of family-friendly hotels here can vary by amenities, dates, and the neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 201 family-friendly hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $104. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in the UAE.

The average prices of our suggested family-friendly hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $145
  • 4-star hotels: $59
  • 3-star hotels: $46


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