InterContinental Dubai Festival City
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TravelPod Member ReviewsInterContinental Dubai Festival City
Awesome hotel, great friendly staff. easy access to airport and city. Has connecting mall with great waterways restaurants.
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Day 1 – Riding in style
We arrived in Dubai at 1 am and immediately felt like we were in a movie. All of the men checking passports were wearing the traditional Emirati attire (long crisp white gown with white head sheet).
We were upgraded at our resort (thanks to Ashlyn’s frequent travels for work) so the airport transfer was free. We walked outside and were greeted by ...
Today was a full day of travel. 22 hours to be exact. It certainly wasn't the best day we've had in Asia. After breakfast we checked out of our homestay at 10am to go and get our ferry to the mainland. Having been told the ferry would leave at 10.30-11am, it didn't depart until 12.30. Whilst waiting for the ferry, a guy we'd met in a club in Kuta recognised us and came and talked to us. In Kuta he'd been trying to give us free drinks that he'd bought loads of, but, ...
After an excitable greeting at Okecie with our friends, and throwing our heavy rucksacks onto the baggage conveyor, we made our way through security and into duty free. Being more used to WizzAir procedures than the 'grown-up' airlines, we were both surprised when boarding commenced almost an hour before take-off! A quick basket-dash around duty-free to pick up some handy 50cl plastic bottles of Ballantines (purely to kill the potentially nasty Thai water bugs) and ...
... 20 more hours before we would reach our final destination, our island in the Maldives.We were to have a 12 hour layover in Dubai, a city I have not yet visited, so it gave us a chance to discover somewhere new along the way. Thanks to my buddy Julie, we booked a great rate at the JW Marriott by the airport ( thanks Julie!!!) and arriving in the afternoon and no where to go in a hurry, we decided on the convenient train system that runs from ...
... doesn't mean they're going to be in Arabic it seems.
3. Nostalgic Vibes and Wired Virtues by Free Fall - a Kuwaiti band! Not bad, they have a bit of a metal sound every now and again but nothing like double kick drums and maniacal screeching that people usually associate with metal. I was happy to find a Kuwait artist being sold at Virgin. In Dubai. To me that says there is a music scene here, although I've also ...