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Guide of the best hotels in Sharjah

Updated on 06.06.2018

View of Sharjah Creek with the Radisson Blu Hotel in the background ©Odyfolio

The Sharjah hotel offer is not as abundant as in Dubai, and of rather average quality - this guide to the best hotels in Sharjah introduces you the Top 10 hotels in the city, which will allow you to sort quickly and make your reservation in a correct property with good value for money.

5-star hotels

Fewer than 10 hotels in this category, all correct in terms of benefits and prices. Two hotels stand out in terms of quality. The first one is the Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort and Spa, which has the advantage of being at the seaside and displaying an oriental-inspired architectural style. The second, in a more modern style, is 72 hotel. Funny name for a hotel, it must be said that with its interior design spaces it denotes with the rather traditional style of Sharjah. An excellent choice for business travelers.

Also included in this category are hotels Grand Excelsior, and Hilton Sharjah, as well as the Radisson Blu which stands proudly at the end of the corniche, with its private beach (which did not inspire us much).

4-star hotels: a reduced selection

In Sharjah, a nice 4 or 5 star hotel will have a similar level of service, so do not just rely on this criterion to find the best value for money. In 4 stars we recommend only two establishments: the Copthorne Hotel Sharjah and the Coral Beach Resort Sharjah located by the sea. Other choice possible: the Rayan Hotel Sharjah .

The hotels 1 to 3 stars: be very careful

In this category, which is most represented in Sharjah, there are many choices, but more than average quality. Two simple and modern hotels stand out from the crowd: the Centro Sharjah of the Rotana chain and the Premier Inn Sharjah. They are well kept with efficient service. The other hotels, with rare exceptions, are not very glamorous, with some addresses that are really to flee. A tip if you book in Sharjah through our affiliate partner booking.com: Do not venture into hotels where the average rating is less than 8.

Aparthotel: an upmarket choice to consider

In Sharjah there is a consequent offer of apart hotels, but here also of average quality. In our opinion only one recommendable establishment offering apartments from 1 to 3 bedrooms from 350AED: the apartment hotel Al Majaz Premiere.

Some more tips

Staying in Sharjah is an attractive alternative to avoid the high prices of Dubai hotels, but be aware that visiting Dubai from Sharjah is not very practical: taxis will charge for crossing the border between the two emirates, and by car there are several automatic tolls on the highways connecting Dubai. Staying in Sharjah is therefore worth considering if you visit Sharjah (which has varied and interesting sights) as part of a tour of the United Arab Emirates. If your itinerary then plans to venture further north, you may consider the Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah hotel offerings that offer some good beachfront establishments.

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