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Mall of the Emirates

Mall of the Emirates Overview

The Mall of the Emirates opened in 2005 and has 255,389 square meters of gross leasable space. The mall currently has over 630 retail outlets and over 100 eateries.

The Mall of the Emirates is home to Ski Dubai, Magic Planet, a community theater & arts center and a VOX movie theater. There are also two hotels directly connected to the mall, and several others located close by.

Getting to the Mall of the Emirates

GPS coordinates
25.118107, 55.200608

By car
The mall is located at Interchange 4 on Sheikh Zayed Road. If you are driving in from Dubai there is an approach road with direct access to the center. If you are traveling from Abu Dhabi just follow the signs for the right hand turn to the mall just before reaching Interchange 4.

There are 7,900 parking spaces at the mall.

By metro
Take the Red Line to the Mall of the Emirates metro station. The Metro link is located on the first floor.

By bus
The Big Bus Company runs a Beach Route from Deira City Center to the beaches of Dubai and then makes it final stop at the Mall of the Emirates. The bus runs every 30 minutes from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. You can find out more information here.

There are also public buses that arrive at the terminal located on the west side of the mall near the metro station. For more information, click here.

Opening hours at the Mall of the Emirates

Sunday-Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Thursday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Appropriate Attire for the Mall of the Emirates

Ensure knees and shoulders are covered.

Services at the Mall of the Emirates

• Baby changing facilities
• Baby strollers
• Car wash service
• Luggage storage facility
• Lost & found assistance
• Mobile phone recharging station
• Wheelchairs
• Prayer rooms
• ATMs
• Free WiFi
• Courier services
• Stamps
• Shuttle bus service

Stores at the Mall of the Emirates

The Mall of the Emirates offers both tops global brands as well as local designer boutiques selling a wide range of diverse items. No matter what you are looking for you can find it in one of the 630 stores. The following types of stores are located at the Mall of the Emirates:

• Books & stationery
• Toys, games & gifts
• Department stores
• Electronics, home appliances & computers
• Fashion – Accessories
• Fashion – Children
• Fashion – Luxury
• Fashion – Women
• Fashion – Men
• Fashion – Unisex
• Household, furniture & carpet
• Jewelry & watches
• Kids attractions
• Lingerie & swimwear
• Luggage & leather products
• Optics & sunglasses
• Pharmacy, health, beauty, fitness, cosmetics & perfumes
• Specialty stores
• Sportswear & goods
• Tailors & textiles

Restaurants at the Mall of the Emirates

The Mall of the Emirates has over 100 cafes and restaurants. These range from fast food joints like McDonald's to sit down dining like California Pizza Kitchen. There are also cafes located throughout the mall where you can grab a bite to eat or enjoy a cup of coffee.

Ski Dubai at the Mall of the Emirates

Location: Located in the Mall of the Emirates

Opening hours:

Sunday – Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Friday: 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Saturday: 09:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Skiing and Snowboarding at Ski Dubai

Enjoy skiing and snowboarding year round at Ski Dubai. There are six different runs ranging from beginner to advanced.

All necessary equipment and things to wear are provided with the fee of Ski Dubai. If you are a true beginner you can also sign up for ski or snowboard lessons as well. For more information on pricing please click here.

Penguins at Ski Dubai

At Ski Dubai there are both Gentoo penguins and King penguins. Gentoo penguins are the third largest penguins in the world and King penguins are the second largest penguin in the world.

Daily “March of the Penguins” take place at 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The penguins can be encountered between the hours of 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
There are also several packages for those who want an up close and personal experience with the penguins:

Exclusive Peng-Friend Encounter
This exclusive package includes the following:
• Underwater viewing
• Up-close play and training session with your Peng-Friend
• Meeting up to 14 penguins
• A souvenir from your Peng-Friend
• Free hot chocolate

Ultimate Peng-Friend Encounter
This package includes the following:
• Underwater viewing
• Up-close play and training session with your new Peng-Friend
• A souvenir from your Peng-Friend
• Free hot chocolate
• Access to Snow Park, Giant Snowball and chairlift

Swimming with the penguins
This package includes the following:
• 10-15 minutes swimming with the penguins
• Underwater viewing
• Up-close and personal meet and greet with your own Snow Penguin
• VIP room with a Ski Dubai attendant during changing
• Snow Penguin's Souvenir
• Hot chocolate
• Clothes and gloves
• CD with 25 pictures collected from both the encounter and snow park visit
• Free locker
• Access to Snow Park, Giant Snowball and chairlift

Snow Bullet at Ski Dubai

Want to experience zip lining in a sub-zero environment? Then try the Snow Bullet at Ski Dubai. Prepare for a 150 meters long/492 feet zip line at the height of 16 meters/52 feet above the slopes at Ski Dubai. For more information on pricing please click here.

Magic Planet at the Mall of the Emirates

Location: Level 2

Opening hours:

Sunday – Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Thursday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Step inside Magic Planet, the largest entertainment center in Dubai, which has rides and games suitable for the entire family. The complex features games where you can win prizes, pool tables, air hockey tables and racing simulators. There are also many rides and entertainment activities including a merry-go-round, bumper cars and a climbing wall. When you get hungry you can head over to one of the many food stalls or cafes located inside of Magic Planet.

Admission price: For more information on pricing at Magic Planet please click here.

DUCTAC at the Mall of the Emirates

Location: Level 2

Opening hours:

Saturday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The Dubai Community Theater & Art Center, known as DUCTAC, is a non-profit creative center. The DUCTAC’s center features a 543-seat theater, a black box theater, The Galley of Light, dance and rehearsal studios and 18 art studios.

DUCTAC hosts many different events, performances, exhibitions and workshops.

Admission price: For a schedule of programs and pricing please click here.

VOX Cinemas at Mall of the Emirates

VOX Cinemas at the Mall of the Emirates is a 24-screen theater showing a variety of films.

Location: Level 2

Opening hours: Daily from 10:00 a.m. – 01:00 a.m.

Admission price: For more information on showtimes and pricing please click here.

Available ways to watch:

Theatre by Rhodes: Michelin chef Gary Rhodes has partnered with VOX cinemas for the ultimate culinary and cinema experience. A private lounge is available for guests where they can make their selection from the delicious menu. You can expect the following when you buy a ticket for Theatre by Rhodes:
• Menu created by Michelin chef Gary Rhodes
• Exclusive, private lounge
• Reclining seats with blanket and pillow
• In-theater service

IMAX with Laser: Imax with Laser allows audiences to see the clearest digital images during their film. The IMAX with Laser is exclusive to the Mall of the Emirates. You can expect the following when you buy a ticket for IMAX with Laser:
• High levels of contrast, color and sound
• Two 4K projectors
• 12 channel audio systems

4DX: Experience the movies like you never have before at the 4DX theater at VOX Cinemas. These cinemas include motion chairs, scent, wind, light and water effects. You can expect the following when you buy a ticket for 4DX at VOX Cinemas:
• Spacious motion seats
• Water effects like wind and rain
• Wind effects ranging from a gentle breeze to strong gusts
• A variety of scents

Kids: A theater especially designed for kids. You can expect the following when you buy a ticket for 4DX at VOX Cinemas:
• Brightly themed interior
• Colorful comfortable seats
• Top picks of the latest kids’ movies

Hotels near the Mall of the Emirates

Suite Novotel Mall of the Emirates
Suite Novotel Mall of the Emirates is located next to the Mall of the Emirates at the heart of new Dubai. The 3-star hotel has an outdoor pool and an in-house library. The hotel has 180 rooms decorated in contemporary furnishings.

Ibis Mall of the Emirates
The Mall of the Emirates is just a 2-minute walk from the Ibis Mall of the Emirates hotel. The hotel has 204 rooms decorated in modern wood furnishings.

Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates
The Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates is directly connected to the mall. The hotel has 481 rooms and suites offering stunning views of the city skyline.

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates
The Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates is also directly connected to the mall. This luxury hotel includes 393 room and suites featuring state of the art technology.

Shuttle bus from hotels to the Mall of the Emirates

Mall of the Emirates offers complimentary shuttle buses to and from the following hotels:
• Murooj Rotana Hotel
• Emirates Grand
• Rose Rayhaan
• Novotel
• Four Point Hotel
• Tower Rotana
• Shangri-la Hotel
• Habtoor Grand Hotel
• Royal Meridien Hotel
• Sofitel
• Sherton Jumeriah Hotel
• Westin Hotel
• Tamani Hotel
• Ritz Carlton
• Movenpick
• Oasis Beach
• Hilton Jumeriah Hotel
• Atlantis
• Kempinski Hotel
• Holiday Inn Express
• Grand Mellinium

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