Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre
Travel Blogs from Dubai
The ultimate luxury was ideally situated, the hotel is adjacent to the Deira City Center mall and entertainment complex, just across from the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club and only minutes away from Dubai International Airport and World Trade Center. I went to Deira City Centre - This is by far the most popular mall in Dubai and no visit to Dubai …
... park. Again I can't say Jo was thrilled to be there. Got back to our room at about 6. I promptly fell asleep, as did Jo. Once awake we headed across the road to the large shopping centre, had tea and wandered around the centre for quite some time, it is nice and cool in the air conditioning. The shops are very similar to any Westfield type complex at home. In case you are wondering, it is rather hot ...
... And clean! No rubbish anywhere. We even spotted men (shoppers) picking up pieces of paper. Not like home.
Lots of arabs in traditional dress. Both men and women. Black burquas, full face with only eyes showing and some with only their hair covered. Many men in their full dress with headdress and black band. Not many with red towels. (We learned later, on the desert Safari, that white ...
... signs on the mansions lining the fronds. Instead of street names, the individual rows that jet out into the water are called Frond A or Frond H because they are, in fact, the fronds of the Palm. It's really pretty cool. We drove through the tunnel that connects the Crescent to the Trunk and stopped at the Atlantis Resort. It's modeled after the one in the Bahamas and looks like a phenomenal place to stay if you truly desire luxury.
The bus headed back to the mainland and ...
... We want to try and get some sleep on the next flight as we get in to Brisbane just after 6am local time!We were shown on the flight the gates for the connecting flights, however because we've got a wait of 3 hours, we've plonked ourselves in front of the screens just in case the gate changes! We're right next to where we need to go (hopefully) and we've got to get a train to get to the gate! But our flight isn't even on the board yet so we'll wait until it ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center