Lotus Hotel Dubai
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... Arabic Dow on the Creek with a good view of the city and life on the water. The architecture is amazing with all the skyscrapers vowing for your attention. The building boom is still going strong with large buildings sites all over town. Spent the complete day doing the city tour and had a pleasant curry and beers only cost us£12. We decided to do one shopping mall and we chose the Dubai Mall. It is next to the Burg Khalifa, and standing next to it, ...
... one of the staff angles towards us to steer us into a hotel car which is always nice but about twice the price of a regular taxi and there was a line of regular taxis sitting there so we angled for the regular taxi and drove over to the Burj.
Our taxi driver was practicing for the Dubai Grand Prix I believe. We got there alwfully fast. With reservations at the Burj, you are allowed to "enter" 1/2 hour before your reservation and you have ...
... top in it's category. So we opted to dine at Indeego, a Michelin starred Indian restaurant for dinner. Yes once again the prices right up there, but when in Rome right? We decided on just a main each but were bought a complimentary plate of pappadums and trio of accompaniments. The pappadums were wrapped up like cones, definitely ensuring that the patrons of the restaurants knew that they were "upper class" pappadums. And then "IT" ...
So finally my travels are underway, after a few weeks staying with my family, watching my niece rock out to Queen (I have never been more proud), a few beers with my London based friends, before finally finding myself on the plane to my first port of call. DUBAI.
So Dubai, To be honest I did not know what to expect.. People I have spoken to about this place all having varying opinions, some love it, some hate it.
Arrival into the airport, is ...
... I was starving. It had been almost 24 hours since I had had a real meal. It was 630 and I saw some kids eating. I figured I was good to go to order dinner. I ordered my food and went to take a bite when a security guard came from out of nowhere and said I couldn't eat it till 715. I had to wait 45 minutes as my food got cold before I could eat. Apparently, Ramadan doesn't apply to children. Lucky lil *******s! Right before 715 I was surrounded by people ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center