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InterContinental Dubai Festival City

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Lagos
Reviewed 3 March 2015

A good hotel located in a good environment. Not far from the airport. Stayed in room 1708 on the 17th floor from 26th February to 1st of march 2015. The view was fantastic. The staffs are friendly. I feel very welcome. A phone call to the reception and i was addressed by my name even without introducing myself. The room...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'IfedayoOdeniyi', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to receive your review and read such positive comments regarding your experience in our hotel. We are glad to know that: the location, the service,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2015

The best - staff are always very respectful and friendly. So many staff remember guests' names and this makes one feel like a VIP. I loved it. The hotel is very clean and well organized. The so-so - the expensive club lounge served fried cheese cubes and other similar offerings. This was very disappointing and a bit insulting compared to...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'BBB2', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. It is very important for us to receive both positive and constructive feedback from our guests. We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed and recognized the...

Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Overlooking calm welcoming water and an unbeatable dubai skyline in the horizon, this is one of the most luxurious and comfortable hotels I have ever been in Stayed in room 1115 on the 11th floor, the room is perfect and is missing absolutely nothing. The only disappointment was the view from the window, very bad, my room overlooked the construction...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'ShereefIbrahim', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to receive your review and read such positive comments regarding your experience and the team's services. We are glad to know that we exceeded your...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 March 2015

This hotel is absolutely beautiful. From the lobby, rooms, restaurants and bars it is incredible. The service is also impeccable. A little away from the action but well worth it. There is also a French cafe called Choix which has some delicious pastries.

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'rick11nyc', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to receive your review and read such positive comments regarding your experience, the facilities and specially regarding the service from the team. We are glad...

London United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Have brought an Entertainer book I have tried most Hotels in Dubai for a sports and deep tissue massage for buy one get one free , having to pay the full price for this hotel this is worth every Durham the staff at the spa really know there job you feel that they have worked a miracle because you feel...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'Rita B', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to use the InterContinental Dubai Festival City Spa and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to receive your review and read such positive comments regarding your experience. Your praise highlighting the team and how good their service was,...

kuwait
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

It was so annoying that I am sitting in the room, and just about to check out, and writing this review. Went to the Club Lounge for breakfast this morning around 10:30 and while coming down in about 45 minutes the door keys wouldn't work. The normal check out time is 12 noon but being gold ambassador it is usually...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'desertmanKuwait', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We appreciate that you are sharing your feedback regarding the experience in our hotel with the keys and with room service. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience as...

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 22 February 2015

this is my 2nd time stay in this fantastic hotel for four night , I can't say much from my last stay in Jan 2013 other than that I am not regret to spend these four night in this nice hotel, I fully recommend any one would like to spend some time near the beach and mull where you can...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'WBaghdadi', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your loyalty to InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to read your review and see that in more than one occasion we have managed to exceed your expectations with the hotel offerings and service....

Burton-in-Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015

This to me was a risky booking as I wanted to have three days in the city then 4 on the beach. I could not have chose better for the city part. I emailed in advance as we were arriving early from the UK before normal 1400 check in time Hotel arranged shuttle pick up and from landing at 740am...

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Dear 'IanEB', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to receive your review and read such positive comments regarding your experience and the team's services. We are glad to know that we exceeded your...

Reviewed 18 February 2015

The most surprising part of my stay there was when I found out that the hotel is the second built in dubai so many years ago, and it became a wonder how they have managed to maintain it so. Their staff were warm and nice, no much complimentary offers but the best thing was the mall situated just a few...

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Dear 'dmamma86', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read your review and note that you enjoyed your stay, noting your special remark on the team and their great service. it is...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 17 February 2015

As you would expect, this is a quality hotel...great service, good room, nice pool, friendly staff, fast wifi. We did not have breakfast included and were hoping to eat out in the morning and evening n the Dubai Festival City complex.....however most of it has now been partially demolished and apart from the food court there are only two options,...

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Dear 'JustBinHadd', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your positive comments regarding the quality of our hotel and service provided. At the same time are disappointed to read that the site construction of...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inspired by a graceful sailboat, InterContinental Dubai Festival City stands tall amid the business and shopping districts. The hotel is home to 6 dynamic bars and restaurants, including the award-winning Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire, has wifi throughout rooms and public areas and its own 18-hole championship golf course. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Dubai Festival City

Address: Umm Ramool Rd | Dubai Festival City, Dubai 45777, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Price Range: €156 - €355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Dubai Festival City 5*
Number of rooms: 508
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Dubai Festival City Hotel Dubai
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in Dubai
#17 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#19 Business Hotel in Dubai
#20 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#29 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
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