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Grand Excelsior Hotel

Al Kuwait Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Grand Excelsior Hotel
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Ranked #279 of 504 Hotels in Dubai
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Vijayawada, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel for a little over 3 days ...Quite good place...has different varities of restaurants...the Indian dance bar is the major attraction though...i dint find the other two dance bars quite appealing...but yeah they were goo too...coz lot of my friends preferred that...so they do have diff styles of entertainment and food depending on your preference...rooms are clean... More 

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14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 6 days and let me add first list the positives. Property is good and restaurants are really good. Like the Chinese gypsy restaurant and buffet breakfast, aangan indian restaurant is also good enough. But hotel service is really bad and not worth even 3*. You call housekeeping/room dining and hours pass by and you realise they just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was very good 1-the toilets were new 2- they filled the breakfast plates as soon as they were finished 3- the hotel has a small pool 4- there is no pool for children 5-our room had no view ( room 328) and the windows were very dirty 6- very good internet connection, wifi 7-the refrigerator in room 328... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i came to this hotel driving from Oman and I was shocked with the room first the Ac is not working and they kept send what called engineer and he did nothing then i found out there is no hot water . the worst part is the bedsheets which are so dirty and so old and rut and holes everywhere... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just a mediocre place to stay with nothing to complain about but nothing to rave about either. Old property, decent location and average service. Stayed 3 nights, having read how bad the food is opted out of breakfast. Tried the food(room service) once during the stay and didn't cut it. It was sort of value for money and met my... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It's easily one of the worst hotel I've ever stayed in. - the aircon is the room does not increase or decrease. - they don't clean the rooms on a daily basis - I had a suite, and in that large suite, there was just 1 dimly lit light. And a bedside lamp. Wasn't sufficient to even read a book... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I recently returned to this hotel on a short holiday stay with my wife. This hotel was the first hotel that we had stayed in Dubai back in 2007. Back then it was called the Dhow Palace Hotel. We had seen reviews and how many guests had noted the quality declining. Here are my two cents: The hotel is in... More 

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14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Well what can I say gorgeous hotel . With roof top pool close to air port and docking port . We stopped here for 4 days 2 days before our cruise and 2 days after . so relaxing everything you need . The hotel has a spa a roof top pool restaurants shop glass lift . The list is endless... More 

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Mumbai
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Has five star looks, facilities ordinary, breakfast inclusive( pretty good), gym is very well equipped. Staff was friendly, location is quite close to the tube, Meena Bazaar etc. Overall gives you a five/four star experience at a lowly cost.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Grand Excelsior Hotel is a decent hotel. If you don't expect to find Burj Al Arab's luxury you'll enjoy your time here. You can see it's been reconditioned, but not in the last 10 years. :) The food is a little below par, the position is quite good because you have in a walking distance 2 train stations, the wi-fi... More 

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