St. George Hotel Dubai
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... than that it has Boris Bikes which nobody hire's because it's 45 degrees. People don't really walk either, though I tried.
Other than nights out, we managed to get to the beach and pool when it had cooled off some around 4 pm.
Overall the city is very glitzy but has a cheap finish. I would definitely go back, it was a load of fun.
Found out we were allowed to leave the airport on our 12 hour stop over so got a taxi to Dubai for the day to see my uncle! Was so much better than rotting in the airport for 12 hours! Still sat waiting for a flight now though, been a longgggg day, soon to be home ...
... clothes and had fun in the snow.
The other thing that made this mall different were the prayer rooms and the call to prayer that went out over the sound system. I had heard it in the airport on my layover to Perth and then again when walking the streets, but this was the first time I heard it in a public building. It's clearly a daily part of their lives because as I walked through the mall, I appeared to be the only one taking notice of it.
... on his visit there!) and low level Fillipina and Chinese prostitution. Well things have changed! The Indian Mafia clearly has moved in and it is now a total dive and just a front for heavy Indian prostitution! Very unimpressive band, clearly unimpressed by their surroundings, and a very obvious pick up/prostitution joint. We certainly looked out of place. Had the "free" drink and left quickly. Ah the joys of Dubai!!
... is actually not a standard drink pretty much anywhere! I do vaguely recall a conversation with Steve, something to the effect of, "Of course I won' t be purchasing anything. Not enough room in the suitcase.' However, after being mesmerised by the multitude of possible purchases and and the effect of a regular size coffee the size of my casserole dishes, I succumbed to a sale in Marks & Spencer's. Two pairs of essential trousers. Afternoon: top of my bucket list of things NOT ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility