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Howard Johnson Diplomat Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Shk Khalifa Street | PO Box 73095, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

This is a far cry from a hotel, worst customer service ever! Rooom was not clean, smelled of too much smoke, lights are too dim, amenities below average not even water is avaialble, the bed cover/ blanket is actually just a bed sheet and the pillow cases had an odore as well. walls are evry thin, elevator has a lound... More

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abudhabi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

rooms are good. Room service is nice. Well maintained house keeping. Communication service is ok. Avoid Thursday and Friday stay. Food quality is ok. The location is very good and so no need to worry about the food.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Howard Johnson is located in the commercial centre of Abudhabi. A handful of supermarkets and few restaurants are located around the hotel. There are a couple of Indian restaurants also within walk-able distance. The front office staff are not so friendly. One will always get a cold response in the reception. However, the room service is ok. The rooms are... More

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Hamilton, Ontario
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

the room was clean, it was cleaned everyday, the washroom was cleaned every day by the cleaners.... staff - huge problem with their attitude, i don't know whats stuck up their @!#!@# but they are not friendly. over all the hotel ammenties is great, the location is awesome, right in downtown you can say of Abu Dhabi, walking distance maria... More

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Hyderabad, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

I recently stayed in this hotel and would like to share my experiances. The room service is OK, Hotel facilities are pathitic, Food is worst. Value for your money is spent is not justified. Too much of noise due to the night club located in the same building.

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Muscat, Oman
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2011

I stayed here for two weeks for my business purpose. The hotel location is good and the rooms are large and spacious. Its having around 5 to 6 bars. so at night the hotel was fully crowded with the people from outside to the bars ... and also the music from the bars goes so loud punching sound throughout night... More

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Peshawar Pakistan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2011

I used to stay in this hotel for 2 nights and liked it, as my stay was a free :P (courtesy to my friend) Room was spacious with clean bathroom and city view was good. Food in the restaurant was finished (surprise) so i had to order and wait for some 30 minutes. Its quality was just below average There... More

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Mumbai
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2009

Bad place to stay. Rooms are cheap but the entire hotel smells of cigarette smoke . Poor airconditioning , impersonal staff and disturbance due to late night activity ( you can hear music thumping in your rooms) in the dance clubs which seem to be fronts for pick-up joints .No parking space .Could be avoided.

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Nomad
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2009

Great location – a less expensive hotel amongst the company of 5 star hotels in the area Though the rooms in this hotel are very spacious and have a stunning view (if you have the corniche side view on higher floors), the service and hospitality, unfortunately, is very lacking. The food is less than average (though the restaurant manager deserves... More

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United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2008

What a tip - I stayed in room 407 - as soon as I arrived there there was music from a pub/club downstairs and music from a nightclub on the upper floor - hookers were already out looking for business on the level I was staying at and they ended up chaping my rm door at 2am looking for business... More

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Address: Shk Khalifa Street | PO Box 73095, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Abu Dhabi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Howard Johnson Diplomat Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
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Abu Dhabi Howard Johnson

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