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Travel Blogs from Dubai
There's something about being able to sleep soundly on a plane that Bree and I haven’t quite managed to master. So when we headed out from the Dubai airport after traveling all night from Tanzania, the sunrise over the incredible skyline of the city was beautiful but also a cruel reminder of the full day we were about to embark on without much sleep. The best possible substitute for actually getting some sleep was the fact that we were able to check into our hotel ...
... the time we walked around a bit, saw the worlds largest book store and a few more things our friends had arrived. We sat outside at the California Pizza Kitchen and watched the fountains dance to the music. I guess it's the same people that created the Bellagio fountains in Vegas. The second time it came on it was very short so we left only to find out later that it was prayer time so no music is played. After prayers they finished the show but we were long gone. ...
... br> It was brilliant to be up close to the big name golfers on the European Tour without have to fight with massive crowds. Watched the guys on the practice range and I managed to catch up with Darren Fichardt the South African golfer who used to stay with me at the Heathrow Windsor Marriott. ...
So today I've learnt the meaning of "too hot to do anything". This is certainly an indoor city, 37 degrees today. Opening the door of the hotel was like opening an oven door. So I spent the morning being ill and jet lagged until the afternoon where I had my Desert Safari! So, a Chappy picked us up in a lovely Land Cruiser and took us out into the middle of no-where to meet up with other Chappy's in Land Cruisers (and the occasional H2). On the way we drove past various places, ...
... Unfortunately the voucher also didn't include alcoholic beverages so we sipped a few samples at duty free and used the voucher on a snack and a coffee. On the plane the 6 hours went pretty slowly but eventually we arrived in Dubai. Here we got hopelessly lost in the airport trying to find our was to duty free - the airport was massive, we had to get a train just to collect our baggage! We then caught the metro to Al Rigga station which was 200m from our hotel. We emerged from ...
Other places to stay in Dubai
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $244
- Pure Luxury in Dubai
- Grovsenor House Dubai
- Fabulous - until 1.30 pm
النخلة جميرا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $308
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $185
- Good again
- Perfect Hotel
- Fantastic stay at the Emirates Towers
رأس الخور, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $206
بر دبي, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $70
- Clean but dated accommodation
- GREAT ROOMS, FRIENDLY, HELPFULL STAFF
- Reliable, good value (and some advice for the ladies)
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- A great Experience
- It was fab!!
- Outstanding service at plaza
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $138
أم سقيم, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $1,292
- Arabian magic
- Warning! Do not entrust your credit card
- Absolute splendour
1, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $96
- Very pleasant stay
- OK, but not 5*
بر دبي, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $186
- Great service and very friendly
- Have to agree with comments about staff
1, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Just okay
- I cant fault this hotel - and i'm picky!
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $153
- Continues to be a great hotel
- Never Again!
- The Excellent Hilton Dubai
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $105
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $106
- Great Place to stay ....
- Not the best!!
- "Treated like a King & Queen"
بر دبي, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $52
- Great service
- Great Hotel with excellent service
- Never again
Tecom, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $130
ديرة, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $154
- Gutes altes Hotel
- Purer Luxus zu Weihnachten
- Pure luxury at Christmas
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $145
1, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $413
جميرا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $268
- Al Qasr one in a million
- Excellent resort hotel! Much better than Mina A' Salam
- Just Superb!
المركز التجاري الأولى, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $132
بر دبي, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $77
المركز التجاري الثانية, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $191
- Superb! Fresh and very friendly.
- Business or leisure
- Great business hotel
البدع, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Service with a smile !
- Very very good!!
- Great hotel
1, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Good hotel.
- Better than I thought.
- Value for money
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $221
- Staff training needed
- Bigger is not always better!
- Great Location, Needs to improve