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InterContinental Dubai Festival City

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Great location and super nice hotel. Staff is fantastic and rooms are excellent. Breakfast buffet best i have had anywhere in middle east. The staff is warm and professional without being intrusive. The nice views of the patio are great end for the day.

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IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear “b d” Thank you for sharing your wonderful review here on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read your high praises for our hotel. We appreciate your kind remarks on our room accommodation and services provided most especially when you mentioned that our breakfast served at Anise is the “best” in Middle East. I will definitely share your feedback with...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

So wife booked this hotel in Dubai stayed in many hotels always find something not to taste, well this time things weren't to bad got there was really busy but checked it got told breakfast wasn't included in our book which we had booked as we were traveling with our son, but that was sorted out. Got to the room...

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IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear “B S” Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback here on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that your family had a fantastic stay with us. Our property prides itself on being a leisure destination for families. We understand the importance of quality time hence we always strive to provide a pleasurable experience for everyone. I...

Sydney
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Great service starting with the airport pickup and then check in. Beautiful, modern, stylish room that was also functional for a business trip. Great cupboard space and one of the best bathrooms I have come across. Food in restaurants was superb. Would stay again without hesitation.

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IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear “MidgieTich” Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback of our hotel here on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read your praise of the services and the accommodation that we offer. Thank you for mentioning that our bathrooms are one of the best, it is a fact that our elegantly designed bathrooms and the view...

Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

When I have visited this hotel I said there is something different in this hotel which I want to have the experience First of all, the atmosphere in this hotel is different than other hotels Second the hotel is always clean Price is little bit expensive Enjoy visiting this hotel

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IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear “Bu Salman A” Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback of InterContinental Dubai Festival City here on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read your review particularly knowing that you find our hotel “lovely”. Cleanliness is one aspect of our operation that we really focus on. Thanks to our hardworking housekeeping team who ensure that every corner of our hotel...

Kansas
Reviewed 4 June 2015

I didn't watch the full movie: "Sex in the City" that was filmed in Du Bai The title alone reflects the change in our culture... Well, I did watch for apprx. 20 minutes;-0...The riches, the service , etc, in the movie, are definitely reflected the way the Emirates roll. Omg. I'm talking Royalty, the REAL RED CARPET. My room, the...

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Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

So let me start out by saying this isn't a bad hotel but it fell far short of my expectations that had been set by a) the price and b) a previous stay at a hotel from this chain in Doha. Service was, just OK. The restaurants in the main were expensive even by Dubai standards. The steak place would...

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IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear Shrike99, Thank you for taking the time to share your review here on TripAdvisor. First of all, allow me to apologize for the fact that we fell below your expectation. Your constructive feedback has been noted and shared with our colleagues concerned to ensure we continue with our commitment to provide only the best services to our valued guests....

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Intercontinental has it all. As soon as you enter and meet the staff you realize the key to this hotels success. Very attentive and knowledgable everyone is here is to make your stay a 5 star experience. The Anise restaurant has great variety all day and the Vista lounge is a great spot to unwind. The pool area is spacious...

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IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear “Ewamoon” Thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent stay with us here on TripaAdvisor. I am delighted to read your wonderful review of our hotel. It makes us happy when our valued guests take time to write and commend our hard working team members. We acknowledge that the success of our hotel is due to the great...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 3 June 2015

my wife and I recently stayed at this hotel whilst transiting through Dubai from our honeymoon, it was chosen by our travel agent and although I haven't experienced many hotel in Dubai this one was great for us. Close to the airport, shopping centre right next door, relatively short cab ride to other locations (about $30) to furtherest shopping centre...

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IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear “Scotty s” Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us here on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read your positive feedback knowing that you enjoyed your stay with us even for a short while. I am pleased to know that you find our location convenient; we are indeed located near the...

Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

It's a great hotel , it's situated in a nice place next to the creekside with beautiful views . The rooms are very nice and big . Higher floors and nicer with view on creek . A nice lobby and good service . It's a great value hotel for a five star in dubai at this time .

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IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear “TripAdvisor Member” Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us here on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the beautiful view from our hotel. Our room accommodation and the fantastic view we have are one of the many things we take pride on. I appreciate that you find...

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Visited during holiday in Dubai. Good hotel with great restraunts and bars. Killer view across Dubai creek, great cocktails too. Fairground short walk from hotel and river trips available.................................................

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IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear rcook5699, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us here on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read your fantastic feedback and very pleased that you find our hotel “lovely”. Our view of the Dubai creek is indeed wonderful which we are always proud of. Thank you once again and looking forward...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $226 - $520 (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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“Pick a room over the lake side”
aldermoor, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the Upper floors for both : good view and quite sleep”
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“Go for the Creek View Club rooms...”
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“Smile and be nice:-)”
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“Always ask for a Creek view room”
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