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Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City

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Address: Al Badia Golf Club, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 601 0101
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Description: Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City is an 18-hole...
Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City is an 18-hole, championship golf course designed by the renowned Robert Trent Jones II featuring an award winning clubhouse, four dynamic restaurants, event spaces and a luxurious spa. The par-72 Al Badia course was designed on an oasis theme and features abundant water, rivers of sand and plants indigenous to the Arabian Gulf. The prestigious course can be played from the maximum 7,303 yards for championship players, down to 5,398 yards for newer players. Perfect your skills at the world-class golf academy at Al Badia. High-tech training facilities include the region's only TaylorMade Performance Lab, featuring the MATT (Motion Analysis Technology by TaylorMade) swing analysis and club fitting system.
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A Golf course with a lot of water in play ..

A great Golf course set very centrally in Dubai .. As with most courses this club too has its share of "challenging " holes .. Its a well maintained course .. I can say the Club... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

A great Golf course set very centrally in Dubai .. As with most courses this club too has its share of "challenging " holes .. Its a well maintained course .. I can say the Club House and member facilties are among the best I have experienced.... With a choice of outlets , in additon to the Spike Bar ,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Played at most courses in Dubai and I find this course one of the toughest around. There is so much water so can be very punishing if you are not playing at the top of your game. I wouldn't recommend to anybody who is a high handicapper as I think you might not enjoy you round. The course was is... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

AlBadia has some authentic cuisine in its outlets! All day breakfast is filling & appetizing at the same time! A quiet place away from city"s life yet in the city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

The breakfast was yammy & money value was really great. Staff also are friendly. I have been there for afternoon tea time as well , the deserts are really delicious.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

One of the most relaxing and calm places to dine in dubai. . Views to the golf course are so charming. . Many restaurants available. . Some of them are having terrace sitting areas and outdoor seating areas.. Prices are little high Lots of parking available

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Great place to get your golf on. Nice restaurants, great staff. Been using the facility since July last year and it's difficult to find a fault there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

superb course, perhaps not the best conditioned course in Dubai, but one of the most memorable and highly challenging. Almost every hole is memorable & low handicap golfers will love the challenge

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Tha Al Badia Picnic Brunch is a refreshing change from the traditional buffet, restaurant-style smorgasbord. 3 stars is probably a little harsh because overall the food & service was good. You will find yourself seated outside on comfortable picnic tables at floor level, with cushions and umbrellas providing the comfort for a lazy afternoon. The service was ok, sporadic but... More 

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear Andy N Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at The Picnic Brunch. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate both your positive comments regarding the setup of the brunch and your feedback regarding the service and selection of food on offer. We will be sure to monitor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a nice place even by Palm Desert standards. The grounds and grass are unreal and the facility is palatial.

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear Jason M Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at Al Badia Golf Club. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. On behalf of Tim... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I paled the Al Badia Golf course several times in the last years and even though it is a challenging course it provides from most fairways a beautiful to the city and the skyscrapers on Sheikh Zayed road and Dubai down town incl Burj Khalifa. The club house provides nice changing rooms incl. shower and sauna. The driving range is... More 

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Lily1506, Manager at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear Ann-Kathrin B Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor with regards to your recent experience at Al Badia Golf Club. Along with my team, I sincerely appreciate your positive comments and am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. On behalf of Tim... More 

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