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TravelPod Member ReviewsPacific Hotel Dubai
We stayed in The Pacific hotel in Deria Dubai. It is not a tourist hotel and has no amenities. It could have been cleaner but the sheets were clean and there was plenty of hot water. The staff were helpful.
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After not getting much sleep, at about 5.0 in the morning, we arrived at our hotel in Deira Dubai which was not a tourist hotel but probably mainly frequented by men from the cargo boats which were docked just down the road. A very basic place but it had clean beds and a hot shower.
We had a couple of hours sleep and then went out to explore. …
... is a pre paid card for the public transport system and cheaper than paying as you go.
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After we left Ski Dubai we went for a look around ...
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