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Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 Al Fahidi Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Brisbane, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

Even though it's an older hotel, we very much enjoyed the Arabian Courtyard Hotel because of its fabulous location near the river in the old part of Dubai known as Bur Dubai. It's located directly opposite the Dubai Museum and a five-minute walk to the river. It's here that you can catch one of the traditional dhows and be across... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spotless, helpful staff, comfortable beds, and thick drapes to keep out the bright Arabian sun. I enjoyed being close to Dubai Musem, and the river, with its array of water taxis, water buses, dhows, and ships. The historic areas of Dubai (and they are few!) are close by, as are interesting galleries, the gold and textile souks, and much else... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good quality hotel, friendly and helpful staff. Good breakfast and worth getting seated early for best window seats. Hotel overlooks Dubai Museum and best rooms face the museum and would recommend highest level possible. We had requested room at high level but were initially given room one floor above breakfast room, this then changed to room on 4th floor, much... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff, location, facilities and housekeeping all of the highest order. This is the third time which I have stayed at the Arabian Courtyard in the past two years. On the previous two occasions I was accompanied by my wife who also enjoyed the experience. We will most certainly return for another birthday/anniversary celebration in the near future.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is located across the street from Dubai Museum, fantastic, very convenient location. Everything else, service, buffet was also quite good. For the location alone I'd give this hotel whole 6 stars, but I have to take away points because we had roaches in the room, and we were very concerned about bringing these critters back home in our... More 

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Upgraded to Executive room located on the 7th floor with extra payment of AED 300 per night which we think it was bit stiff. The room had view if Dubai Museum. The room rate included breakfast, free access to the exclusive Executive Lounge serving all day tea/coffee & refreshments. During Happy Hours; offering complimentary selection of canapés complimenting with aperitifs... More 

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I arrived 8 nights ago for what was supposed to be a one night stay - and I stayed! I really really like this hotel, the people are very nice and helpful. It is right across from the Dubai Museum (fascinating), and also right near the "Big Bus" tour stop. It's right in the middle of a bustling area, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is one of my favourites in Dubai - the level of service the staff provide is exceptional. Imran Syed, Yameen, Prince, Manhooj, All the reception, breakfast bar and housekeeping staff are the best and would do whatever they can to help you and make you feel comfortable. A special thank you to Imran Syed to going beyond guest... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large spacious rooms thought the bathrooms could do with an update. The staff & the resturants are 1st class. Situated in the old part of Dubai & away from all the high rise hotels is the perfect place to stay.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Arabian Courtyard for only 2 nights but found the location and the staff excellent. It is across from the Dubai Museum, close to Dubai Creek and within a 10 minute walk of the Metro. The area is bustling with souks and has plenty of dining options. The hotel itself is older but comfortable. We chose an... More 

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Address: Al Fahidi Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai > The Creek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 173
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Also Known As:
Arabian Courtyard Hotel And Spa
Courtyard Hotel Dubai
Arabian Courtyard Hotel Dubai
Courtyard Dubai
Dubai Courtyard
Arabian Courtyard Dubai
Hotel Style:
#31 Best Value Hotel in Dubai
#54 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#75 Family Hotel in Dubai
#80 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#84 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#95 Business Hotel in Dubai

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The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original air conditioning. Home to the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding and the Dubai Museum, the old buildings also house a range of cafes, shops and art galleries. Often called “the real Dubai,” this is a wonderful place to lose yourself before catching an abra across the creek to the spice souk, where your senses will be overwhelmed with tastes, smells, and sounds.