Only a short stay but once again an excellent one, and again upgraded to a club room. Had minor issues with the room, tv kept switching off and the curtains closed when the door was closed. I reported these to maintenance and what is most important, the issues were very quickly addressed and fixed. Further very minor issue, no Kirin beer in Crossroads bar, but the Italian beer was also very good and the first one on the house.
Had afternoon tea in the lounge also excellent. All staff are so willing to help without exception, there is no doubt in my mind this is the only hotel to sty in Dubai.
" Excellent value for money , but lobby congested"
The experience was short but the impression is that the hotel is extremely popular, but the lobby service, especially the reception needs greater professionalism, both the employees and the reception desk.
When front desk staff are less courteous, it normally relates to a lack
The rooms were tidy and clean and the cleaners were excellent, courteous and not disruptive.
Over the weekend the corridors next to the room was noisy late at night, probably because of the bar and night club downstairs. The security should ensure that patrons do not disturb people sleeping.
Overall the hotel is excellent in terms of value for money.
The main administrative and shopping district, Bur Dubai contains some of Dubai's oldest buildings. Bastakiya is a carefully restored 'heritage quarter' of narrow alleys and courtyard houses cooled by wind-towers. Sheikh Maktoum's House (now a museum) is a fine example of 19th-century Arabian architecture. The nearby Dubai Museum offers a succinct account of the Emirate's history, while the Heritage & Diving Village recreates its maritime past.
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