Al Qusais Area Guide

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Al Qusais Area Guide

Al Qusais is one of Dubai’s oldest neighborhoods. Al Ousais is a culturally rich neighborhood. It contains a variety of commercial properties such as warehouses, offices, and residential flats.

This area is divided into two major sub-communities:

  • Al Qusais Residential District
  • Industrial Zone of Al Qusais


These sub-communities are further subdivided into zones.

Al Qusais 1, Al Qusais 2, and Al Qusais 3 are the residential areas.

Property for rent in Al Qusais consists primarily of apartments and a few magnificent villas, while property for sale consists primarily of residential plots and apartments.

Location in relation to landmarks:

  • It takes 32 minutes to get to Palm Jumeirah and 51 minutes to get to Al Maktoum International Airport.
  • Meraas takes 28 minutes to get to La Mer.
  • The Mall of the Emirates is a 28-minute drive away.
  • Dubai Mall is a 21-minute drive away.
  • Burj Al Arab is 31 minutes away by car.
  • Ibn Battuta Mall is 37 minutes away by car.
  • The Walk JBR is 36 minutes away by car.
  • Dubai International Airport is a 24-minute drive away.


Al Qusais hotels:

The following are some of the closest hotels to Al Qusais:

  • Al Bustan Residence and Center
  • Dubai Airport Hampton by Hilton
  • Hotel TIME Grand Plaza


Al Qusais’s schools and universities include:

People looking for nursery options should look towards the nearby Al Twar community, which is home to Deira Montessori Nursery, World Nursery, and British Orchard Nursery.

The industrial sector of Al Qusais does not have many schools, however the residential portions have some of the greatest schools in Al Qusais, including Apple International School, The Westminster School, and Dubai Scholars Private School. The Millennium School and Bilva Indian School are two popular Indian institutions.

Higher education alternatives include Dubai International Academic City, which is around 22 minutes away, or universities in Dubai Knowledge Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away.

Clinics and hospitals:

Sparkle Dental Care, Dental Clinic or Dentamax Clinic, Thumbay Hospital, Aster Clinic, Medicure PolyClinic, and Al Rahif Medical Zulekha Hospital and Grand Infinity Medical Centre, Aster Specialist Clinic are among the hospitals and clinics in Al Qusais. The Zooland Veterinary Clinic serves as a medical facility for pets. Ayurvedic Rehabilitation Centre and Ayurcare Ayurvedic Wellness Centre are two other neighboring healthcare facilities.

Advantages of living in Al Qusais:

  • Al Qusais rental apartments are fairly priced.
  • There are plenty of parking places in this area.
  • Schools and childcare are nearby.
  • This neighborhood is close to Dubai International Airport.


The disadvantages of residing in Al Qusais are as follows:

  • This neighborhood lacks townhomes and villas.
  • It is positioned away from the city’s hotspots.
  • During peak hours, it can get quite packed.
  • Some of the older structures in this neighborhood are dilapidated.

Other Areas:

Al Furjan

Al Barsha

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