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Palace Downtown

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$299*
US$299*
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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

every thing is good . but the service at the bar for the tea is a little too long. 45minutes... The quality of the bed is excellent. The front desk is nice and the vallet very efficient. The swimming pool is also nice

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W. Yorkshire
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed one night at the end of a 3 week trip to Cambodia & Thailand. Chose this hotel purely to experience the Fountains directly from our terrace, the icing on the cake in the celebrations for my husband's 50th birthday. To this end I did everything in my power to ensure a perfect stay, from booking a "Fountains view" room...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you're looking for a wonderful place to unwind after a day of meetings, go to the lounge overlooking the Burj and ask for Farhad... great shisha blend, wonderful view, and great service. Sublime evening!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's my first time in this hotel. I really love it. Very relaxing place. Its 7 minutes walking through the hotel to Dubai mall. I booked a room with fountain view. They have one if the best spa in Dubai. I highly recommend it :) ❤️.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

What can I say is awesome! We had heard about the Friday Brunch, so I booked it and we were welcomed by Dharma who fantastically looked after us! The selection of food and service was out on its own beautiful and we would definitely recommend and wish to return again!

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel felt new. Personel was really ambitious and good at their jobs, especially the Concierge desk. Cooled swimming pool, with air cooled smoking huts. Fantastic view of the lake with its fountains. Breakfast good, but very expensive.

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David S, Hotel Manager at Palace Downtown, responded to this review

Dear IJS-64, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us here on TripAdvisor! I was pleased to read that you have had an amazing time with us, while appreciating our location and our personal service. We look forward to welcoming you back here at Palace Downtown soon! Warm regards, David Simon – Hotel Manager

Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dubai was a stop over in a longer trip. As first time in the city, The Palace was an excellent choice, close to the Dubai Mall, with the fountain show, the tour to the top of Burja Khalifa, and reasonable distance of the Palm, the Marina, and the gold and spicy markets.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Check in and check out miserable. Only 2 check in/out counters open but 30 people waiting, check in is a very time consuming job in this hotel. My room was not ready, staff told me come back in 1 hour, than come back in 30 minutes and finally after 4 hours room was still not ready but it took me...

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David S, Hotel Manager at Palace Downtown, responded to this review

Dear norbertw710, I wish to start by sincerely apologising for the disappointment you have experienced during your recent stay. Thank you for your feedback and please be assured that your points raised regarding your arrival experience and housekeeping service are not taken lightly as it is a stepping stone to our further improvement. I hope that you would be able...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Every single thing in the palace hotel was extremely amazing, competent staff, helpful concierge, clean place, wonderful decorating, tasty food & nice view. In general, the palace hotel has a royal atmosphere

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David S, Hotel Manager at Palace Downtown, responded to this review

Dear sweetwisam1979, Thank you for sharing your review with us! I was genuinely pleased to read that you have had such an “wonderful experience" here at Palace Downtown… :) Your recognition is highly appreciated and we’ll definitely be looking forward to welcoming you back soon for yet another wonderful getaway with an "royal atmosphere"… Warm regards, David Simon – Hotel...

Naestved, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience. The hotel has the most amazing location. The staff is amazingly kind. The rooms has an amazing view. We went for leisure and the hotel was so relaxing. Only thing that could be better was the outdoor cleaning around pool area.

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Dear 894gustavm, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us here on TripAdvisor! I was delighted to see that you had an "amazing" stay with us here at Palace Downtown… :) I took note of your constructive feedback and will definitely look into the same with my Team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon...

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Staying in Downtown Dubai

Neighbourhood Profile
Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Ewaan
Ewaan
Cuisines: Indian, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Sushi, European, Asian, Middle Eastern
Asado
Asado
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Palace, built on the edge of a lake, is a harmonious blend of the past and present of Dubai with 242 guest rooms and suites boasting a captivating Middle Eastern theme. The luxury hotel hosts an array of international restaurants featuring fine cuisine, a breathtaking luxury spa, recreational facilities, a large pool and a comprehensive business center. It is ideally located near the Dubai World Trade Center, several major business institutions, shopping malls and tourist attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palace Downtown

Address: Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, 29 | Downtown Dubai, Dubai 9770, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai > Downtown Dubai
Price Range: €217 - €575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Palace Downtown 5*
Number of rooms: 242
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Also Known As:
The Palace The Old Town Hotel Dubai
The Palace Old Town
Palace The Old Town Dubai
Sofitel Dubai
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#11 Business Hotel in Dubai
#31 Family Hotel in Dubai
#32 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
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“Fountain view, but on arrival to room, check view etc before accepting.”
pugly, 24 May 2017 | Read review
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“I think all the rooms are great depending on what you are looking for”
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“Ask for a room with a view of the fountains and/or a room with a view of the Burj Khalifa”
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