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Rio Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sheikh Rashid Road | PO Box 53944, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #365 of 470 hotels in Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Chandigarh, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed in Hotel Al Raffa in March, 2014. I would say that this is the worst hotel and the hotel management is a fraud. I am sharing my experience and a few other points to mention: I booked a package with my family in which Airport Transfers were also included. They have 2 hotel properties with very similar name... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Stayed their for 4 nights last week. Service is BAD. By no strech of imagination it can be called 3 star.No complementary water. Tea if ordered after 7.30 am is not served as THEY ARE BUSY WITH BREAKFAST SERVICE !!!. Cups used for Tea / coffee cracked. 90% of the cups had cracks. No replacement provided.Waiters very rude, will take... More

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Haute Aboujagane, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

charge heavily for internet(AED 30) PER day and no complimentary water bottles every day but good indian buffet breakfast in the coffee shop of the hotel. 10 AED TAXI rent to meena bajar, dubai museum dubai greek spice & gold souk . 20 AED taxi rent to dubai mall & zumariah beach park

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Location is good . Near to sheikh Zayed road and Gold souk , Taxi access is good . Dont expect much ambience and facilities of a three star hotel , room are decent with huge space BUT SERVICE is not upto the mark. Versatile Pubs. Food is ok .

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Hotel Samana Al Raffa, earlier known as Hotel Rio is owned and managed by Indians. However the reception counter is managed by some stupid Chinese/Thai guys and gals. They don't understand Indian English accent and is difficult to converse with them. I have some very important observations for the readers below: (1) Hotel reception will ask you to deposit your... More

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Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Location is good . Near to sheikh Zayed road and Gold souk , Taxi access is good . Dont expect much ambience and facilities of a three star hotel , room are decent with huge space BUT SERVICE is not upto the mark. Versatile Pubs. Food is ok .

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

Good hotel and affordable. Sincere suggestion don't waste money on accommodation; there are plenty of things n shopping to do in Dubai. This hotel location is provides you good connectivity to all tourist attraction.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I found the location of the hotel to be good as i had lot of work around Bur Dubai. The restaurant serves amazing Indian Cuisine. Also the breakfast had a very good options of Continental and india food. The rooms are spacious but lag few facilities like an iron or the coffee bar. Service was fine.

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Gurgaon, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Well i was staying over at Rio Hotel on my recent trip to Arab emirates. Lemme tell you it is seriously the worst 3 star hotel you could imagine. Ive stayed in various hotels across the world but this would go down as the last place as i would want to remember. There are 2 chinese/Thai people at the reception... More

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LEH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

It was one of the best budgeted hotel, Great service by the Indian staff plus Rooms are awesome, and to top it of, the swimming pool at the top. It was the cherry on the cake of my first foreign DUBAI TRIP. CHEERS!!!

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Address: Sheikh Rashid Road | PO Box 53944, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #365 of 470 hotels in Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rio Hotel 3*
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