TripAdvisor Reviews Rafee Hotel Dubai
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... a full three hours to 9am and go back to sleep. Bliss!
Jonathan arrived for a ten o'clock breakfast (although he had already eaten the full works aboard his ship.). It was great to see him, even if, somehow he had persuaded the receptionist to upgrade him to a sea-view apartment on the 26th floor. We were only on the 17th floor, with a balcony view over the 20 lane highway beneath and a murky, hazy, sandy view of the high-rise city beyond.
... or proactive appearance. Very laid back - but still worth a visit even if just to see the timber finishes and the architecture, It also provides an entree to the Mena-a-Salaam Hotel alongside.
This hotel is a huge complex of different buildings connected by waterways and little abra boats that act as taxis between the buildings. The architecture is again on a grand scale with quality marble, sandstone, timber and glass finishes.
Again, there ...
... to cover the pillow.
At about 1.00 am I woke up to the sound of an animal (rat?) above us. I could hear it scurrying around and biting something (like the materials of the ceiling), then after the initial crunch, I could hear the clicking of the teeth together. Needless to say I was wide awake. Fortunately Ron chose that time to get up, so, armed with torch I could see the fabric ceiling, which hopefully would keep said rodent on the other ...
... around 10pm when post-brunch celebrations begin again at Baristi beach party. Think a mild version of the Thailand full moon party - Arabic-style. A memorable night with neon drinks, shisha and taking your dancing shoes off in the sand ( only literally of course...que ruined shoes, sob!) ending with late night falafels at off of Sheikh Zayed road. Certainly a night & day to be ...
About 30 to 40 minutes walk from the hotel in Deira where I'm staying is Dubai Creek. The Creek divides the land into Deira in the east and Bur Dubai the commercial west, where Burj Khalifah Tower is. In ancient times its was important for commercial transportation, fishing, and pearl fishing. The views are from Baniyas area of Deira from Dhow ...
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