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Desert Palm, a Per AQUUM Retreat

3.0 of 5 Al Awir Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

luxury location luxury interiors, 5 stars service and superlative staff everyware , we had a couple of Cheese and Wines Dining on the pool night ,it was amazing.....one of best place to stay in Dubai not so far from downtown

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a frequent traveller to Dubai, I have stayed at many of the top business hotels. This time, I had the opportunity to go a little bit earlier and wanted to have a relaxing weekend before it kicked off. Desert Palm was just perfect. It is boutique, surrounded by a stunning setting with the nearby polo fields and stables and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't crave the beach and you do crave a peaceful sanctuary which will save money and your sanity, this is a very good choice. The green polo fields, the surrounding vegetation and the the low key politeness of the staff all create a sophisticated, quiet backdrop to a stay in Dubai. This is not a six star resort... More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place! No faults or complaints at all. The Friday Brunch at Rare is amazing. The staff are extremely helpful and your glass is never empty!! Stunning views, very clean. One of my favourite places in Dubai.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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143 reviews 143 reviews
61 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We enjoyed a great escape to the Desert Palm. The design was beautful. Sleep was fantastic qualitty. Spa was excellent. The grounds are lovely and well kept. The hotel felt quiet and relaxing. Gym was large and modern. Pool was great. We enjoyed dinner in the steakhouse.

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James R, General Manager at Desert Palm, a Per AQUUM Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Jalwana, Thank you for staying with us recently at Desert Palm and for your generous review. I was happy to read that you enjoyed all of our facilities and your treatment at LIME Spa. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you and kind regards, James More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Travelled with my husband for a 4 night break. We didn't want the huge Vegas type hotels and found this one on Mr and Mrs Smith. We were upgraded to a private villa with pool and the room was one of the best I have ever stayed in. All mod cons, amazing bathrooms and bed. The breakfast and dinner were... More

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James R, General Manager at Desert Palm, a Per AQUUM Retreat, responded to this review

Dear NMSheffield, Thank you for choosing to spend 4 nights with us and for your wonderful review. We look forward to welcoming you back now that polo season is almost underway and the cooler Dubai months are upon us. Thank you once again and kind regards, James More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
50 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This hotel has a great reputation and I was genuinely excited about staying here - unfortunately the experience and the hotel did not live up to its reputation. The valet staff at arrival were surly and the reception staff weren't overly excited to see me. Although the on-duty manager did come to say hello due to my gha status -... More

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borneojim, General Manager at Desert Palm, a Per AQUUM Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Brit-abroad-in-Asia, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Desert Palm and I am disappointed to read that you did not enjoy your experience. Your original booking was for our entry level room and as per your GHA Platinum status we upgraded your room to our 75sqm Palm Suite with free standing bathtub and views across the main... More

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Although we have been regulars at Desert Palm for Polo and dinner, this was the first time we had stayed there and we weren't disappointed. The staff were wonderful, the welcome was warm and to make our short stay even more special, we were upgraded to a Polo Suite, which was fabulous. We both spent one morning in the Spa,... More

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borneojim, General Manager at Desert Palm, a Per AQUUM Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Dilys G, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and I was happy to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience of the retreat and our LIME spa services. I have shared your wonderful review with the team and Elank is very pleased that you enjoyed his treatment. We look forward to welcoming you back and if I... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Still today, couple of days after my stay at this magnificent hotel, I cannot believe that the property is actually located near Dubai. All the greenery and huge polo fields within the property gives you the feeling that you are far way from the hustle and bustle of the city. We had a magnificent tour around the retreat, ask the... More

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borneojim, General Manager at Desert Palm, a Per AQUUM Retreat, responded to this review

Dear One_2_Big, Thank you for choosing to stay with us recently and for your generous review. I agree that it is nice to be secluded and yet close enough to Dubai to allow you to enjoy what the city has to offer without a long car journey. We look forward to welcoming you back when the weather is cooler so... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We decided to celebrate our wedding anniversary in Dubai rather then catch a flight. On recommendation from a friend we booked the desert palm, which turned out to be an excellent choice. The check in was quick, efficient and we were upgraded. The room was excellent, spacious, well planned, with good tele, Bose sound system and a view of the... More

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borneojim, General Manager at Desert Palm, a Per AQUUM Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Tailorsonsafari, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Desert Palm Retreat by Per AQUUM and for your generous review. The team were very pleased that they were able to look after you so well and exceeded your expectations. Depending on the wind direction some traffic noise will travel across the expanse of green, despite the rows of... More

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Additional Information about Desert Palm, a Per AQUUM Retreat

Address: Al Awir Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Desert Palm, a Per AQUUM Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Desert Palm Resort And Spa
Desert Palm Hotel Dubai
Desert Palm Dubai

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