York International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... booking office. So we make the decision to catch a cab to the Dubai Mall which is next door to the Burj Khalifa.
Given the warnings in the hotel, we both took a bottle of water with us and upon entering the Dubai Mall, Noel decided to take a few mouthfuls. Upon doing so, he was immediately confronted by a security person who informed him that it was Ramadan and drinking and eating (amongst other things) in public between dawn and sunset was strictly ...
Breakfast at the Novotel Suites was pretty good. The door to the adjoined Ibis was open and we sat there and could take food from either side. After breakfast we found a guy at the hotel who could help us arrange a car. We agreed a price, chose a car, and we said we would like to drop the car off in 3 days at the Grand Hyatt. We said we would be back at 2pm to get the car. At 3pm we had to be at the Grand Hyatt to meet Sultan. We were ...
... keys, swipe keys, wifi passwords and directions to the local supermarket. Chelsie offered to let us stay with her as our accommodation was not in the most desired spot and they were not returning our emails to confirm. We settled in, into the couch, for a few hours before we built up the courage to go to the gym and before venturing to the local supermarket to get some food and a bite to eat. We quickly learned that there are no rules at zebra crossings and you just have to go for ...
... way but still limited by the haze that was there. Once back in the shopping area we stumbled upon the Cheesecake Factory, we knew what to expect from our visit to the branch in Hawaii. Well obviously we couldn't eat the whole slice in one go so we took the remains outside to sit by the fountains. Every time you open a door to go outside the heat hits you. Sunglasses steam ...
Me; well here we are the last leg. We left England only yesterday but for it already feels too long. Saying goodbye to home, mum and some great friends plus catching a late night flight full of cold got the better of me. I was pretty emotional too say the least. But we arrived in Dubai and after a few hours got ourselves to our hotel room and had a sleep. For the rest of the day we didn't really leave our room. Feeling the ends of my cold and complete lack of sleep got the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center