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Grand Excelsior Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Al Barsha Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to Virgin Atlantic. I booked two nights at this hotel on their recommendation. I arrived on a virgin flight at 8 am, but they staff were very accommodating. Not only did I get early entry to the hotel, I was upgraded. The room was brilliant.. Massive by comparison to a London hotel. I was visiting in Ramadan, so the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I had a terrible experience at this hotel in may of 2014. The front desk staff was very ignorant and rude upon our arrival. The room was unclean, dust all over the furniture, empty fridge, broken drawer and cabinet doors. overall, the atmosphere and staff of the hotel was so poor that we had to change hotels the second day... More

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Ahmadi, Kuwait
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We spent a long weekend in Dubai and stayed at the Grand Excelsior in Barsha. There appeared to be some confusion when we arrived and the room allocated certainly did not match the room described at time of booking. However, after a bit of discussion the staff were able to find a room that met our requirements. The hotel was... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This hotel is in a very good location - Al barsha. About a 5-10 minute cab drive away from Jumeirah and 10-15 to Dubai Mall. It is literally round the corner from There Emirates Mall - so could either walk or just jump in a taxi for basically nothing! Staff were very welcoming and hospitable on arrival and were the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Location of property is excellent, all night club are near the hotel. Hotel is old property and not renovated. Food quality is good, provide good variety of veg food. Room size is big and has excellent space. very good for family stay

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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This hotel is stunning. Its close to Mall of Emirates. You can get to it via train to Mall of Emirates and short 5 minute walk to the hotel or if tired use the taxis from the Mall. It looks like ship inside, rooms are large and comfortable. Hotel is clean. This shower confused me but once I got used... More

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Cape Town
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is a high quality hotel located close to the Barsha business district. Very high quality hotel with all the necessary amenities. Walking distance to Mall of the Emirates. I stayed in one of the suites which was very spacious and tastefully furnished. Large bedroom and separate lounge dining area with large desk for working. Good wifi speeds. Highly recommend... More

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Pollachi, Tamil Nadu, India
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A nice hotel and is situated at Bur Dubai which is an ideal location. The rooms and the service are excellent and the restaurants there are excellent.The hotel staff are very cordial and friendly.It's a worth staying hotel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Good hotel but hospitality could be improved. the electronic guide was a very good idea but the information could have been lmproved.the restaurants were very good.the breakfast was very good.the store they had put up was good.the health club and swimming pool was good

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74 reviews 74 reviews
61 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I was at this hotel with colleagues for several days for a training. The facilities, rooms and service were good. The conference room with interpreter boot and simultaneous translation head sets also worked more or less flawlessly. The room was clean and spacious, the bed comfortable, and the bathroom was spotless with bathtub (I had an average room, not a... More

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Address: Al Barsha Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Excelsior Hotel 4*
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