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Grand Excelsior Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Al Kuwait Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Formerly Dhow Palace Hotel)
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Ranked #223 of 469 hotels in Dubai
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed a few times in Dubai and always be delighted with our choice of hotels, afterall, that is one of the main attractions of dubai, the grand opulent hotels. However, this hotel was booked as part of a cruise package and we did not choose it! It was clean and the staff were friendly but I would never... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel, very near to Barjuman City Center and Centerpoint. Also, near to Al Karama Metro Station. Hotel has good interiors and beautiful designed rooms. Easy to locate on the main road. Enjoyed 3 nights stay at this hotel. Would recommend for travelers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used this hotel for a recent business conference, and accommodation for about 20 of us. I was very happy with all aspects of this hotel, the conference room was clean, comfortable and a good size, the food was excellent especially the nibbles for the conference and the staff went out of there way to help us, (especially the care... More

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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying here now, if you booking make sure you are not at the side of the entrance, there is a nightclub with noise at 3.am when it closes, other then this, nothing to complain good hotel and good friendly staff

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is nice, big rooms and comfortable. There are a couple of minus you should consider btw. Close to the hotel there's a construction site that makes a lot of noise since the early morning so if your scope is sleep till late, ask to the reception to have a room on the road side (with the hope to... More

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once i was told by my travel partner - Tranquil Holidays, that i would be booked in Hotel Grand Excelsior - Bur Dubai, i did my own research on it. I found mix review of the hotel, hence decided to go with a blank slate. To my surprise the hotel is an excellent option for vacationing in Dubai. They upgraded... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

I visit an exhibition every year and decided to Stay here which was my first time, since got a special rate inc breakfast taxes and airport transfers from the event organisers. Airport pick up was straight forward, got to the hotel at 1345 and check in was quick although my card (provided for guarantee) was charged for the full stay... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel several times (albeit previously in 2012 and 2013 in its previous name as Dhow Palace Hotel). This time the hotel was fully booked for my six night stay and frankly I was treated by Reception staff as if I really did not matter to them. This hotel could be very good, but it is... More

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Dehradun, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The hotel is located in bur dubai which is sort of a central location. Had booked three rooms and they allowed one on a different floor. Even on requesting they refused to shift it to the same floor as the other two. House keeping service too was poor and never responded on time. Stayed there for six nights and twice... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I arrived very late on April 25 just looking for comfortable room to sleep, front office staff Ahmed Tayel he was helpful and find for me a room on that late time (4:30 AM) even I don't have any booking. Morning time around 11:00 AM I received call from one of the staff I can’t remember her name asking me... More

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Additional Information about Grand Excelsior Hotel

Also Known As:
Hotel Dhow Palace
Dhow Palace Hotel Dubai
Address: Al Kuwait Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Formerly Dhow Palace Hotel)
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#165 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#223 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#223 Spa Hotel in Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Excelsior Hotel 4*
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