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About Al Garhoud

Part of the well-established area of Old Dubai, Al Garhoud is a bustling urban community with a wide selection of amenities, including supermarkets, restaurants, and retail outlets. Located near public transportation and offering affordable housing options, Al Garhoud is an excellent choice for those seeking comfort and convenience on a budget.

Key Features

  • Close Proximity to Several Metro & Bus Stations
  • Large Selection of Supermarkets, Restaurants & Retail Outlets Nearby
  • Offers a Large Selection of Both Residential & Commercial Properties for Rent

Who Would Enjoy the Area?

  • Young Professionals: Those who commute frequently and rely on public transportation can benefit from the apartments for rent within Al Garhoud.

  • Small Families: With its spacious apartments, Al Garhoud is the ideal residence for smaller households seeking nearby family-oriented activities.

  • Budget-Conscious Individuals: As one of Dubai’s most affordable residential areas, Al Garhoud is perfect for those seeking budget-friendly housing options.

Detailed Features


Restaurants in Al Garhoud

  • From lively sports bars to casual dining hotspots, Al Garhoud offers something for everyone! Popular establishments include Offside, Cactus Jack’s, and Al Hallab Restaurant.

Malls in Al Garhoud

  • Dubai Festival City: Located just a short drive away, Dubai Festival City features the best dining, shopping, and entertainment venues in the city and also serves as the host for numerous large-scale events.

  • City Centre Deira: located only 10 minutes away from the area, explore a world of entertainment and retail at this popular leisure destination.

Parks in Al Garhoud

  • With multiple parks located across the area, including Al Garhoud Park 1, 2, and 3, there’s no shortage of tranquil green spaces to enjoy!

Hotels in Al Garhoud

  • With its close proximity to Dubai International Airport, several hotels are located across Al Garhoud, including Premiere Inn, Le Meridien Hotel, and Jumeirah Creekside.

Accessibility & Transport

Metro Stations

  • Airport Terminal 1: 1.6 km away
  • Airport Terminal 3: 2.3 km away
  • Emirates Metro Station 2: 2.3 km away
  • GGICO Metro Station: 2.6 km away
  • City Centre Deira Metro Station: 3.4 km away
  • Airport Terminal 2: 5.6 km away

Bus Stations

  • Airport Terminal 1: 1.6 km away
  • Airport Terminal 3: 2.3 km away
  • Emirates Airlines Headquarters: 2.4 km away
  • Garhoud, Intersection 1: 2.6 km away
  • Emirates Metro Bus Stop 1: 2.8 km away
  • Umm Ramool, Street 25: 3.8 km away

Key Landmarks

  • Dubai International Airport: 1.4 km away
  • Dubai Creek: 6.1 km away
  • Deira: 7.3 km away
  • Bur Dubai: 10.4 km away
  • Business Bay: 14.3 km away
  • Downtown Dubai: 14.5 km away

Education Nearby


  • Redwood Montessori Nursery Garhoud: 100 m away
  • Kinderville Early Learning Center, Dubai Courts: 2 km away
  • Kinderville Early Learning Center, DHCC: 5.6 km away
  • Blossom Dubai Chambers: 6.9 km away
  • British Orchard Nursery, Al Twar: 7.5 km away
  • Hummingbird Nursery Dafza Branch: 7.9 km away
  • Chubby Cheeks Nursery Al Twar: 8 km away
  • Deira Montessori Nursery: 8.9 km away

Primary & High Schools

  • New Indian Model School Dubai: 1.2 km away
  • Grammar School: 1.8 km away
  • GEMS Legacy School: 2.3 km away
  • Al Mawakeb School, Al Garhoud: 2.3 km away
  • The Indian High School: 2.8 km away
  • Modern Renaissance School: 7.4 km away
  • Cambridge International School: 9 km away

Healthcare Facilities

  • PRIME Hospital: 1.7 km away
  • Mediclinic Welcare Hospital: 2.2 km away
  • Yaqin Medical Center: 2.3 km away
  • HMS DxBone Excellence Center: 2.6 km away
  • Al Tadawi Specialty Hospital: 2.8 km away
  • Al Habib Hospital: 5.8 km away
  • Mediclinic City Hospital: 6.3 km away

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FAQ on Al Garhoud

What is Al Garhoud?

As part of Old Dubai, Al Garhoud is a bustling urban community with supermarkets, restaurants, and retail shops. Its close proximity to public transportation and affordable residences make it popular amongst individuals and families alike.

Is there public transportation to Al Garhoud?

There are numerous metro and bus stops conveniently located across Al Garhoud.

What are the key features of Al Garhoud?

Al Garhoud is well known for its central location and wide range of affordable residences. Some of its key features include Dubai Festival City, City Center Deira, and diverse dining options throughout.

Are there schools near Al Garhoud?

There are multiple nurseries, primary schools, and high schools located near Al Garhoud. The closest nurseries are Redwood Montessori Nursery Garhoud, Kinderville Early Learning Center, Dubai Courts, Kinderville Early Learning Center DHCC, and Blossom Dubai Chambers.

The closest primary and high schools to Al Garhoud are New Indian Model School Dubai, Grammar School, GEMS Legacy School, and Al Mawakeb School.


How much does it cost to live in Al Garhoud?

The cost of living in Al Garhoud will vary depending on the size and type of residence you choose, however, it is generally considered a highly affordable community.