Mina A' Salam at Madinat Jumeirah

Al Sufouh Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | 5 star hotel
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A travel blog entry by simonandalison

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Simonandalison stayed here on May 26, 2011 during their trip titled: Simonandalison's Great Adventure.

Day 70 - Dubai. Gone too quickly.

A travel blog entry by lasthours

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Day 70

Dubai

Tina has settled into dubai like it's home, except with sun, sea, sand, service, chav free and amazing things to do. We should have booked a bit longer here, will just have to come back.

Today another lazy day at the beach which as you can see from the pix is rammed! Not. All day they come round with little …

Day 69 - Dubai

A travel blog entry by lasthours

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Day 69

Dubai

The hotel is really good, excellent service at check in and off to the room, upgraded apparently. It's on Jumeirah beach and one of three in a mini complex, dozens of restaurants, shops, pristine beach and not crowded.

We hit the beach fairly early and it was already baking but perfect for swimming and like …

Day 68 - Leaving China

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Day 68

Beijing to Dubai

Not much going on today except leaving China for the Middle East. Two flights as via Hong Kong with a 3 hour stopover so a long day.

So up at 5:30 and taxi to the airport, even with no rush hour it's still a long trek out. Check in was a pain at Beijing, we picked the wrong queue and ended up with …

Heavenly sanctuary

A travel blog entry by pfpedersen

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After the dust and chaos of Egypt, landing in shiny clean Dubai was heaven! A nice man from our hotel, the Jumeriah Madinat Mina A'salam, met us with an airconditioned Lincoln Navigator and zoomed us through the starry night to our hotel.

Checked in and having discovered that we had been bitten all over with fleas in Luxor, we were …

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This 5 star hotel, located in the 1 area of Dubai, is near Arabian Team Adventures, Bastakia Quarter, Deira City Center Shopping Mall, and Dibba.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Mina A' Salam at Madinat Jumeirah Dubai

    Two words I used, that I have never used before...

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    For a normal couple, living in a normal house, and leading pretty normal lives...

    This place really had the 'Wow' factor.

    Two words I used in this hotel, that I have never used before in my life... and probably never will again were....

    'Opulence and Decadence'

    Please go and give it a try. And tell me if that is the best bed you have ever slept in!!!

    Oh and try the JAMBASE restaurant and bar in the nextdoor Souk.

    Best Meal of the Holiday, and the best live music (Jazz and Blues)...

    Opulence and Decadence. One day, One day we may be back....

    Don't wait, dont read any more reviews, book it now and Enjoy!

    Cheers

    Mark

    England

    It deserves the Hotel of the Year Award

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    Just returned from a long weekend in this fantastic hotel. Service, rooms, restaurants are amongst the best I have experienced in any 5 star hotel.

    The souk which is situated in the hotel grounds has a great choice of shops and restaurants. We heard that the hotel has won the Dubai Hotel of the Year 2005 award which it fully deserves.

    The Best Hotel in the World!!!!!!!!

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    This simply is the best! Pure luxury from the moment you walk in, to the moment that you leave. I cannot reccommend this hotel enough to anyone thinking of travelling to Dubai. Myself and my now fiancee, got engaged at the hotel and they could not of made the night more perfect.

    Fantastic Hotel

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    We have just returned from a one week holiday at the Mina a Salam. We had a fanstastic time, the hotel is superb. The staff cannot do enough for you, nothing is too much trouble. Whilst sunbathing on the beach the staff even bring cucumber slices to refresh your eyes. The Madinat complex has a lot to offer and as guests at Mina A Salam you can have the freedom to explore the whole complex. The beauty spa is the largest in the middle east with 26 treatments rooms - amazing. The food at the hotel is great and the rooms are cleaned twice daily, they are spacious and all have great views. We have stayed at several hotels in Dubai and this is now our firm favourite. A stay at this hotel is a must for anyone travelling to Dubai.

    Fantastic New Year

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    Stayed at the Mina A Salam over the new year period and its was wonderful. Although full you could always find a peaceful area on the beach. The restaurants are all wonderful- both at the hotel and in the madinat itself- we never had a bad meal. You also have access to every jumeirah property which was great as we got dinner bookings at the burj.

    The Spa is amazing- u take a boat ride to get to it and the treatments are wonderful. If you are going to stay in Dubai you must stay here- u really dont have to leave this resort at all. Just brilliant.

    Much much better than the jumeriah beach hotel- more upmarket and luxurious.

    In a class of its own

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    We stayed at this fantastic hotel for 2 nights on our way to Oz. The place just exudes opulence, fabulous services and top notch staff. A huge bedroom to die for with terrific ocean views making it an unforgettable experience worth every penny. By far the best buffet breakfast of any luxury hotel we have been to with a choice of 63 restaurants within the 3 hotels. Out of curiosity we checked out the Jumairah Beach Hotel but don't even consider it if you can book this hotel! We'd defy anyone not to be knocked out with it.

    Fantastic

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    Just got back from The Mina A'Salam - what a fabulous resort!!! We were booked into a Club Executive room which entitled us to pre-lunch snacks and pre-dinner canapes - marvellous! Throughout the whole resort there is a choice of 41 restaurants + also a shopping area called Souk Madinat. The hotel boasts a private white sandy beach and the biggest swimming pool in the Middle East! On the beach, waiters come round with fresh fruit, cucumber slices, sorbet and cold towels. At night, the beds were turned down and chocolates were placed on the bed - also, the candle in the bathroom had been lit which I though was a lovely touch. The hotel resort is all connected by waterways and little traditional dhow boats take you from one area to another which is excellent! The hotel is next to door to the 7 star Burj Al Arab which is worth a visit. Guests can enjoy discounted access to the Wild Wadi water Park next door which is good but some of the rides are not for the faint hearted ha ha! The staff here are wonderful and are always happy to have a chat. I highly recommend this hotel as it is the best I have ever stayed in. I will definitely be back!!!

    Best of the Best

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    After staying at many 5* hotels around the world and in Dubai. including the Jumeriah Beach Hotel, this hotel the Mina s'alam stands out by miles. There is nothing to fault at all about it. World class restuarants, the most helpful and incredible staff, beautiful rooms and surroundings. All this and more. Everyone was made to feel special including my 6year old daughter. It is a quiet and refined hotel which should be rated far higher than a 5*. It is the complete opposite of the Jumeriah Beach which is more suited to families with children (although I do have a daughter), but you have the use of all of the Jumeriahs amenities and of course the Wild Wadi waterpark, which puts the Disney waterparks to shame. All in all, do not go, as I want it to stay the same when I next go, which I am looking into at the moment.

    Mina A' Salaam - Perfection!!

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    Spent 7 nights at the Mina A Salaam last week in August 2004 and could not fault it AT ALL. Organised an airport transfer by e-mail beforehand and everything went perfectly. Deluxe room with sea-view balcony was spotless and very spacious. Room service, lobby/concierge staff were all very helpful and courteous. Despite travelling there when it was 42 deg C (phew!) the air con was very effective. Indoor pool was deserted as was the gym most days. The private beach is clean and the outdoor pool is good if a little on the small side. All the restaurants/bars were good. I will not hesitate to return. Whilst I was there I looked at its sister hotel just opened next door, the Al Qasr. It looks even more opulent but I felt it had quite an impersonal feel to it, however it's pool is the biggest in the Middle East (this week anyway!!). The Mina is perfect for a quiet family stay. I could go on but I'll run out of superlatives!!

    Understated luxury

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    We stayed at this hotel in October 2003 and have nothing but praise for it. Having stayed at other 5 star hotels in Dubai we expected a high standard and we certainly were not disappointed. The ratio of staff to guests is very high and it shows..nothing was too much trouble. The location is excellent and as it is faily small by Dubai standards the beautiful beach never felt overcrowded. The rooms are very spacious and comfortable with all the usual facilities and all rooms are sea facing with balcony. The staff on the beach were exceptional providing constant supplies of cold towels, iced water (or alcohol if required) and chilled fruit. On leaving the sun lounger for a dip one would appear to straighten the towel and sweep away any grains of sand that may have made their way onto the lounger! The facilities of the nearby Jumeirah Beach hotel can be used and are short walk away or regular golf buggies can take you there. I would recommend this hotel particularly for couples or older families..families with young children may be more suited to the Jumeirah Beach hotel.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Mina A' Salam at Madinat Jumeirah Dubai

    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

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    Mina A Salam - Nicola in the lobby
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