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    Studio Apartment For Rent in Dubai

    United Arab Emirates’ most populous city –Dubai - is home to world-class architecture aimed at serving the city’s 3 million inhabitants. With fourteen unique districts, Dubai has ensured that its residents can choose amongst a variety of living options, categorized in terms of budget, living area, floor plans, style of home and more. Studio apartments are always popular in business hubs and cosmopolitan cities. Given Dubai’s massive single working-class population, there are plenty of studio apartment for rent in Dubai. Although there are ample furnished studio rentals in Dubai, the following article will focus on unfurnished studio for rent in Dubai.

    What are unfurnished studio rentals?

    Unfurnished studios are living spaces that are self-contained and combine the living room, kitchen, and bedroom within one living area. Often times, a studio flat in Dubai will consist of an open kitchen floor plan. Compared to a one-bedroom apartment, studio flat for rent in Dubai are often smaller in space and more popular amongst bachelors rather than young couples

    Unfurnished Studio Rentals in Dubai

    An unfurnished studio for rent in Dubai can be rented at AED 42K in Dubai Marina, AED 40K annually in Jumeirah Lake Towers, AED 35K yearly in Al Nahda and AED 30K annually in Silicon Oasis. The city provides studio apartment for rent in Dubai only on a yearly basis. Therefore, if you are interested in monthly or bi – monthly rentals, furnished studios would be more beneficial. Studio flat for rent in Dubai are available with a chiller – free option: these rentals are a great find and often sought after as the AC bills are removed from the picture. Given the heat during Dubai’s summers, a chiller-free rental space is cost effective and more comfortable.

    Depending on your budget, the city provides plenty of areas that provide cheap studio for rent in Dubai. Studios are often rented by bachelors or even young students at university. Therefore, if you are on a tight budget, areas such as Al Qusais, Dubai International City, Deira and Dubai Production City provide cheap studio for rent in Dubai at the cost of AED 32K, AED 23K, AED 35K,and AED 30K annually respectively. Dubai Academic City also provides plenty of cheap studio for rent in Dubai – this area is a great place to rent for students as the neighbourhood is home to Dubai’s top universities. Although furnished rentals may also be beneficial for students, unfurnished studio flat in Dubai are a great choice for students enrolled in long-term programs.

    It is well-known that Dubai is the poster city for luxurious living. Therefore, it should come to no surprise that the city has plenty of high-end studio rentals. Palm Jumeirah provides stunningviews of the open ocean and a prestigious lifestyle for an annual rental fee of AED 65K. Dubai International Financial Centre is another location that offers remarkable studio flat in Dubai to rent for AED 60K annually.

    Studio for rent in Dubai
    3 bedroom apartments for rent in Dubai

    Top Areas for Unfurnished Studio Rentals in Dubai

    The top five areas of Dubai that offer excellent unfurnished studio apartment for rent in Dubai which are highly sought after include: Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Barsha Heights, International City and Silicon Oasis.

    One of Dubai’s most unique neighbourhoods, Dubai Marina is a coast-side community that promotes riviera-style living. Popular amongst young couples and expats, this neighbourhood sits right behind Jumeirah Beach Residence and on Sheikh Zayed Road. The average rental fee for a studio for rent in Dubai Marina is AED 42K yearly. With nearly one thousand studio flat for rent in Dubai Marina, popular towers and apartment buildings include the Marina Gate, Marina Promenade, Dubai Marina Towers, Elite Residence and The Torch. This popular community not only hosts some of Dubai’s tallest towers, but also offers stunning views of the cosmopolitan city thanks to the silver city aesthetic adopted by the neighbourhood. The waterfront community also houses million-dollar yachts, a local metro station (Dubai Marina in the red line) and mall (Dubai Marina Mall). This neighbourhood is best suited for those looking for an easy-going vibe, a lively environment and plenty of late nights.

    Another waterfront community neighbouring Dubai Marina is Jumeirah Beach Residence. This neighbourhood aims to provide a similar lifestyle to Dubai Marina, except that is houses its own beach part of the Arabian Gulf. Unlike Dubai Marina, this community adopts a sandy aesthetic rather than a silver sparkling city allowing its residents to bathe in a vacation-mode all year long. An average studio apartment for rent in Dubai Jumeirah Beach Residence costs AED 40K annually and is popular in the sub-communities of Murjan, Sadaf, Bahar, Shams and Rimal. Although the price tag is high for Jumeirah Beach Residence rentals, inhabitants benefit from a resort lifestyle, multicultural neighbours, a self-contained community and excellent facilities. Jumeirah Beach Residence hosts two tram stations and two metro stations (DAMAC Properties and DMCC station), along with its own mall (The Beach) and a shopping strip (The Walk).

    Comparatively more affordable than the others on this list, Barsha Heights (formally known as Tecom) is expertly developed near Dubai’s top commercial and business districts such as Dubai Internet City and Media City. A studio flat in Dubai Barsha Heights has an average rental fee of AED 45K annually. Residential complexes such as Crystal Blue Tower, Two Towers, Al Shaiba Tower and Al Noor Tower are popular among studio flat rentals within the neighbourhood. Although this neighbourhood is a concrete jungle, it is a great place to find your home if you’re working in nearby areas such as Jebel Ali, Downtown Dubai and Dubai Studio City and wish to live in a budget-friendly environment. Barsha Heights is home to several large families and thus, the overall atmosphere of the neighbourhood is lights out at ten pm. Dubai Internet City Metro station is the local transportation route adopted by the residents and although the community doesn’t host its own mall yet, there’s plenty to do nearby at Mall of the Emirates and Emirates Golf Club.

    Another neighbourhood known for its cheap studio for rent in Dubai, International City has become a fan-favourite for bachelors and young families to live in an affordable yet conveniently located neighbourhood. This largely gated-community offers studio for rent in Dubai at an average rental fee of AED 24K annually. With over five hundred studio rental options available, some popular clusters include Emirates Cluster, England Cluster, Spain Cluster, Phase 2 and France Cluster. The low-rise neighbourhood is home to Dragon Mart 1 and 2 and close to Dubai Academic City making this neighbourhood an excellent choice for university students. International City benefits from a large number of free parking spaces, and plenty of local grocery stores and restaurants. Furthermore, the neighbourhood is pedestrian and pet-friendly, with plenty of open green spaces for little kids to play.

    Studio for rent in Dubai

    The final neighbourhood on our list is one of Dubai’s most popular commercial hubs – Dubai Silicon Oasis. Situated close to International City, Dubai Academic City and Nad Al Sheba, this community is a short fifteen minute drive from Dubai International Airport. A relatively new development, studio flat for rent in Dubai Silicon Oasis cost an average of AED 30K yearly and are popular in the following communities: Silicon Gates, La Vista Residence, Axis Residence, Binghatti Apartments and Silicon Heights. Silicon Oasis is not too popular among tourists (unlike Dubai Marina and Downtown Dubai) making this neighbourhood extremely peaceful. As a newly-developed neighbourhood, Dubai Silicon Oasis is well-connected to Dubai’s major highways (it is located just off Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road E311 and is close to Dubai-Al Ain Road). The neighbourhood hosts its own mall – Cedre Villas Community Centre and has an upcoming mall set to open in 2020.

    Why rent a studio apartment in Dubai?

    There are plenty of reasons why studio apartments are favoured by the general population as opposed to a one-bedroom apartment. One of the highest contributing factors is the price tag – the cost of renting a flat in Dubai is often high, but renting a studio apartment gives you a chance to enjoy Dubai’s lifestyle without breaking the bank. Areas such as Barsha Heights and Silicon Oasis are conveniently placed if you are working in popular business hubs like Business Bay and Downtown Dubai. Moreover, studio for rent in Dubai are quite small compared to other living spaces making furnishing your new home easy and quick. Given the small space compared to one and two-bedroom rentals, you cut utility costs as well.

    Studio rentals in Dubai in particular are great because of their added complimentary amenities. Most studio flat for rent in Dubai are complimented with a swimming pool, fitness centre, Jacuzzi and steam room, parking space and 24-hour round the clock security. Moreover, Dubai is an excellent city that is home to great convenience stores for last-minute shopping needs, plenty of green areas for leisure activities, pedestrian friendly neighbourhoods and unique city landscape depending on the neighbourhoods. Whether it’s the high-rise glittering towers of Dubai Marina, or the low-rise sandy hued architecture of International City, there are plenty of studio rental spaces available best suited to your needs in Dubai.