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Orient Guest House

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Al Fahidi Street | Bastakiya Heritage Area, Dubai 46500, United Arab Emirates
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Orient Guest House
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Ranked #4 of 53 Dubai B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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88 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights and it was great, really refreshing after the bling of downtown and Marina areas of Dubai! we found the staff to be really friendly and helpful, in fact I remarked on how nice the dates were at breakie and the next day she had bought me in a box of the same make as I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location to discover the old dubai but, the staff is quite slow and not caring + they suggested to swap my booking with a different location when I arrived (I had chosen the hotel pickup upon booking), I had to insist to stay there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This was a welcome change from the usual Dubai high-rise; a low (one-storey) building in traditional style with a small number of guests, an attractive interior courtyard, an outside terrace on top and a location close to the souk. We were on the upper storey and the room was nicely furnished and clean as was the bathroom. We arrived early... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We love staying in the old city and this guest house was a grand merchant's house which has been converted into rooms. Based around a courtyard where breakfast is served the rooms have character yet still have the modern conveniences such as free wifi, TV, en-suite etc. This is one of other guest houses in the same chain as the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great place to be away from the busy city. Walking distance from the creek and many restaurants. Good service and hospitality from the staff. If your looking fur something different and Unique this is the spot. Better then expected from s boutique hotel .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you are looking for a more authentic place to stay in Bur Dubai this is it. No breakfast buffet or fancy reception but real personal attention from the friendly staff. Good fresh breakfast, clean rooms although they are a bit outdated. But on the other side that contributes to the charms of this hotel. Nearly every room is adjacent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Dubai for me is rather over he top, so it was nice to find something a little bit more to my taste. Just ten rooms simply furnished set around a courtyard. The guest house is in a traffic free area so is quiet. Very comfy bed, hot shower and good quality goodies in bathroom. Air con rather noisy but that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Last August we stayed here for 1 night. We arrived early in the morning and had access to our room within 1 hour. The room was so nice, had a great ambiance en a very comfy bed. The staff were very kind. Nice neighbourhood, very quiet compared to the rest of this overwhelming city. Next morning we had an early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This quaint guest house is actually located within the historical area of the Al Fahidi district, right opposite the Al Musallah post office. It is within walking distance (if you wish) from the Al Fahidi Metro but a cheap and quick taxi ride. The rooms contain old traditional furniture, the breakfast (included in the tariff) is delicious and it has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I loved this place. Beautiful courtyard, helpful staff. Would stay there again for sure. The location is excellent and the rooms are in top condition. Looking for a unique experience and a 'boutique' style hotel for a reasonable price, stay here.

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Staying in The Creek

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The Creek
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.

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