Hawthorn Hotel Deira
Travel Blogs from Dubai
31 May, 2007
Wake up call at 6.30am, and considering the night we had last night feeling surprisingly well. Checked out (bill came to about 460E – the room was 145E per night, which I guess is quite good for central Paris.
Of course the day we leave the weather turns beautiful – warm, blue skies and no trace of that bitter …
... back to the hotel to check in and take a shower but arriving to the room I decided to have a nap since I'd only had a total of 6 hours sleep over the previous 3 nights. My alarm went off an hour later and with the intention of going back out, this did not happen I went back to sleep until 9pm watched an hour of TV then slept right through until the cleaner was knocking on my door at 9:45am to clean my room! Day 1 of travelling in a foreign city - ...
... a few hours here. We got changed for dinner and were seated at our table. Strange menu concept, it's al a carte but you can order as much as you like as many times as you like for a set price, 280AED, or AU$90. Our waiter chose a number of dishes for us, all outstanding, probably the best Indian meal we have ever had. The standout was the lamb chops, best ever, period. needless to say, we reordered these. FOOD COMA!!! Call the doctor. Perfect last day. Alarm is set for ...
... the buildings were called and other interesting facts :) the tour took us all over Dubai and lasted about two hours - it was amazing and a great way to see the city. I was sad to get off.
My favourite part was definitely the Palm Jumeirah :D it was beautiful and can be seen from space. If you haven't seen the palm before I suggest a google is in order. You'll be amazed. My pictures clearly don't do it justice ...
... either. Considering this in combination with the business ownership and local staff quota, it seems like UAEs can build very interesting careers. Furthermore, only UAE citizens buy property, except for some but very few “free zones” in which foreigners can obtain some too.
Five, media coverage in Germany differs from reality and what locals say. According to German media the financial recession in Dubai is still ongoing. So far, Sitarah, ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center