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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 #370 of 475 hotels in Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014
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  • 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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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

perfect hotel if u r looking for a budgeted hotel with decent facilities, neat and clean room, co-operativ staff and location to travel every corner of dubai. i dont remember the name of the manager but he was so co=operative that we landed the hotel at 5 am and our check in time was 2 pm, but wen he saw... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

stupid people on reception. stupid enough that they don't know that location of the hotel on google maps is wrong . actually situated next to new gold souk & country club hotel but on maps it's location is somewhere else. location is good near to main attractions of the city like dubai creek , meena bajar, gold & spice souk... More

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Chandigarh, India
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Address: Sheikh Rashid Road | PO Box 53944, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rio Hotel 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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#370 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
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