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Ambassador Hotel

Al Fahidi Street | PO Box 3226, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #243 of 500 Hotels in Dubai
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As I live in Dubai I have not used the hotel, but eat and drink there frequently. Somewhere for a bit of the English Pub feel, that is really is an English Pub an not an interior designers interpretation. Alright the pub has not changed in 25 ears, but that is why people go. Pub food and refreshments at reasonable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the oldest hotels in Dubai, started in 1968. The building is a bit old. From top floors we could see the creek. Service is average and nothing exceptional. This may be the best budget accommodation available in Dubai. Creek metro station is hardly 300m from the hotel.

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in Bur Dubai, smack inside the Mina Bazaar- it is a quaint, old fashioned hotel with 4 bars / restaurants inside the hotel itself. The rooms, though small, have all the required facilities inside. It has free, fast wifi in the rooms. The room service is also quick, prompt with a smile. I stayed for 5 days and missed... More 

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Málaga, Andalucía, Spain
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I´d love area where hotel situated.You have access to all you need in Bur Dubai.Very good restaurant and very cheerfull staff.I reccomend it to anybody who need to do shopping in Dubai or stay couple day for lay'over just to relax.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The hotel perhaps is one of the best centrally located hotel and is the first 3 star hotel in the region dating backto early 1960's.The Hotel has plenty of historic memories to share with specailly the wedding of the Royal Family in the early 1970's.The hotel has Victorial style pub George & Dragon and is very popular among the western... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stayed at the Ambassador Hotel from 20/1 to 23/1/15, The Hotel is very well maintained, good location and very helpful staff. The breakfast served was also good for the price charged.There was wifi in the rooms and the rooms were very clean. The accessibility to the train and bus station is very nice. We enjoyed our stay in Dubai,... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Located near the Mina Bazaar , Burdubai. Good and clean ambiance and crowd. Started the priming up with Corona & Heineken and then moved on to JD and Double Black. Not too expensive. Snacks are average. Cheese Nachos and Tuna Salad. Topped it all with two shots of Tequila. Overall a good experience. Would recommend to anyone who wants to... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The location of this place is perfect. Its near the bus and metro station and located in the heart of popular Mina Bazaar in Dubai. The staff of the hotel is very friendly and hospitable. We had a good time in Dubai.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I hate to do this and will start by saying the people were friendly and the place was very clean. Booked through an oblique hotel site so I will learn for the next time. I can't recommend this hotel at all. No wifi, uncomfortable bed, parking was a disaster, nightclub on the second floor playing loud music until after 2am... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We got our room at a great rate and figured it was well situated near metro station and the creek and all. At check-in we had to hand over our passports so the hotel could run some kind of check. We got it back a few hours later. I objected at first and was met with a rude and sarcastic... More 

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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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