Al Qusais, Al Twar and Al Nahda

Al Qusais is a suburb on the edge of Dubai, between Dubai International Airport and the border with Sharjah.

Real Estate

Residential properties in Al Qusais are mainly apartments. Rents and prices are relatively cheap.


Hotels and places to stay in and around Al Qusais, Al Twar and Al Nahda include:

  • Fortune Plaza Hotel, Dubai Airport
  • Dubai Grand Hotel by Fortune, Dubai Airport
  • TIME Grand Plaza Hotel, Dubai Airport
  • Hampton By Hilton Dubai Airport


The area boasts a decent number of supermarkets (Lulu, Union Co-Op, and Spinneys) and a mall (Al Bustan Centre).

Attractions & Entertainment

Fantasy Kingdom at Al Bustan will appeal to children, but there’s little else in the area.


Schools here include Dubai Scholars Private School, Sheffield Private School and the Star International School. All follow the National Curriculum for England.


The Dubai Metro’s Green Line runs along Al Nahda Road and offers a direct connection to Deira and Bur Dubai.

Passengers can transfer to the Red Line at Union Metro Station to reach destinations such as the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, Mall of the Emirates, and Dubai Marina.

Map of Al Qusais

Interactive map of Al Qusais.