DXB was crowned the world’s best for passengers in transit and with places like these it’s really no wonder why. Whether you have an overnight stopover, or just a few hours to refresh and relax, there’s a sleep option to suit all timings and budget. You’ll be fresh, you’ll be smug and you’ll be ready and raring to continue your next journey.
Dubai International Hotel
If you’re staying up to 12 hours then why not book yourself the short transit package. You’ll enjoy the Ahlan Meet & Greet service on arrival and departure, a deluxe room and a 15-minute treatment at the Timeless Spa, including either a back, foot or head massage. Need to stay on? Upgrade to the long transit package where your room will be extended to 24 hours. You’ll receive all the same benefits plus a three-course meal at The Gallery.
Dhs500 (12-hour), Dhs650 (24-hour). Terminal 3, dubaiintlhotels.com (04 224 4000).
Sleep ’n fly
With 20 single “igloos” and seven premium double cabins, there’s plenty of quiet corners to get some kip in sleep ’n fly. The private pods are 200 x 74 cm and fold back to a flat 180° angle. The cabins are 4 sq m and have a pull-out mattress for kids. From Dhs65 (pod), from Dhs220 (cabin). Open 24 hours. Near Gate A1, Concourse A, Terminal 3, sleep-n-fly.com (052 355 1477).
Micro-rooms for power naps On a shorter layover and want an uninterrupted nap? Book your very own SnoozeCube – the soundproof cubicle has everything you need to get a few hours of rest before your flight including a comfy bed, TV, storage and wi-fi. It’s essentially a mini hotel room for a brilliantly low price.
Dhs75 (one hour single cube), Dhs100 (one hour shared cube). Open 24 hours. Near Gate D22, Concourse D, Terminal 1 (04 26 96 228).