Sharjah, also known as the ‘Culture capital of the Arab World’, is a treasure trove of historical and cultural gems. It is blessed with exquisite coastlines of the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Sharjah values its rich tradition and culture, which can be seen in the artifacts well-preserved in the city’s museums and mosques. Keeping in-line with the fast paced modernisation of UAE, Sharjah has a bustling commercial centre, luxurious malls and equally trendy traditional souks.
Plan a short vacation to Sharjah on the upcoming UAE National Day with your family and friends. Holidayme recommends top-8 luxury hotels in Sharjah that are perfect for a short vacation this National Day.
Hotel Holiday International Sharjah
By staying in this four-star luxury hotel, enjoy the serene waterfront views of the Khalid Lagoon and the Al Majaz Waterfront. It lies close to both Dubai International Airport and Sharjah International Airport. At only five minutes walking distance from the famous Sharjah Souk, it is also very close to the Corniche and Exhibition Centre. The hotel has 253 luxurious rooms and suites. They come with private balconies and splendid views of the lagoon and the waterfront. Savour the international cuisine at the Oasis Restaurant, or relish the light snacks and refreshing beverages at the Pool Hut and the Tea Garden. The hotel is equipped with a temperature controlled swimming pool, tennis courts, jacuzzi, spa and a children’s playground.
Swiss Belhotel Sharjah
Swiss Belhotel Sharjah is a modern luxurious hotel near the commercial centre, the Arts and Heritage centre, the seashores of the Gulf and the beaches of Ajman. The other interesting aspect of this property is its close proximity to King Faisal Mosque, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah Heritage Museum, and eating joints. The hotel has 193 spacious rooms, tastefully decorated and full of modern amenities and good service. Other featured facilities include a fully equipped gym, well-equipped meeting room, temperature-controlled swimming pool and special access to a beach club. The hotel provides desert trips, fishing trips and golfing tours as additional tours.
Ramada Hotel & Suites Sharjah
This hotel is strategically located close to all the major attractions in the city. The famous Sahara shopping centre, Al Mamzar Beach Park, Sharjah Lagoon, museums, souks and plenty of restaurants are easily accessible from the property. The hotel has 343 rooms including suites. The suites are spacious equipped with modern facilities and plush décor. The other luxury facilities to be enjoyed at the hotel are indoor and outdoor temperature controlled swimming pool, a restaurant serving international cuisine, spa, jacuzzi and a health club.
Golden Tulip Sharjah
Golden Tulip Sharjah is a four-star hotel apt for individuals planning a vacation, especially on the UAE National Day (2nd December). The property is not just located close to the airport, but also from the well-known Al Majaz Waterfront, Al Qasba entertainment zone, Eye of the Emirates, Sharjah Aquarium, Buhaira Corniche and Al Noor Mosque. It features 264 rooms that offer splendid views of the Al Majaz Waterfront and Khalid Lagoon. Apart from steam, sauna and an indoor pool facility, it also has a beach club exclusively for hotel guests. Guests can also enjoy an array of international delicacies while sitting in the rooftop restaurant with a splendid view of the waterfronts.
Grand Excelsior Hotel Sharjah
This five-star property is just a twenty minutes’ drive from the Sharjah International Airport. If you wish to spend your UAE National Day (2nd December) at Grand Excelsior, then the biggest advantage is its easily accessible points of interests like the Al Majaz Waterfront, the Al Noor Mosque, the Buhaira Corniche, and the Al Mahatta Museum. There are good restaurants nearby as well. The hotel has 180 spacious rooms with contemporary amenities and chic décor. Families planning to spend their time in the hotel can avail mouth-watering cuisines at Al Dana the restaurant. Hotel guests can splash around in the outdoor temperature controlled pool, or spend their time at the beach club created exclusively for them. Try a game of golf in the nearby golf course!
Nova Park Hotel
Nova Park Hotel is hardly twenty minutes’ drive from both Sharjah and the Dubai International Airport. It has 148 luxurious rooms, each with a private balcony. The spacious suites with large balconies are ideal for people travelling with family or friends. Some of the recreational features of the hotel are an outdoor swimming pool, gym and easy access to the beach club only for guests. Al Diwan restaurant offers a spread of international cuisine laid out in a buffet. The Tea Garden is ideal for light snacks and unwinding. The nearest attractions, apart from an array of restaurants, are Al Noor Mosque, King Faisal Mosque, Al Majaz Waterfront and Buhaira Corniche. There are numerous traditional small and big souks situated at a convenient distance from the hotel.
This luxury hotel is located close to the city centre and is only 15-mins drive from Dubai International Airport. The closest points of interest are the Aljazzera Park, the Creekside Park and the Al Mahatta Museum. The hotel boasts 85 rooms with soft chic décor and comfortable furnishing. The air-conditioning in the rooms are all climate-controlled. As you step out of the hotel there are a good number of eating joints, shops and supermarkets for people with diverse tastes and preferences.
Crystal Plaza Hotel
Crystal Plaza Hotel is an affordable luxury hotel located in the heart of the city, and at a short driving distance from the Sharjah International Airport and the Dubai International Airport. The hotel boasts 168 spacious rooms with good views, soft neutral décor, and modern and comfortable furnishing. The restaurant offers a good spread of international cuisine available round the clock. Crystal Plaza Hotel is close to hotspots such as The Sharjah Mega Mall, Gold Souk, Sharjah Corniche, the Sharjah Beach and Al Khan Beach and the Sharjah Aquarium.