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Dhahran Palace Hotel

Dhahran Al Riyadh Road, Dhahran 31932, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Dhahran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Zagreb, Croatia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I stayed in this hotel for a long time while my company was renting it for its personell. It really depends on what room you get. Some rooms are very old and in a bad shape while some are excellent. Try to get rooms 290 and 291 (I think?) or rooms close to these rooms as they have huge TV's,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

It is not modern, furniture is old and so are rooms, comfortable bed, good laundry service. The food is brilliant. By taste and variety. It has a big gym, fitness and weights, and a huge pool that can be closed and used during cold season.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I have stayed here every time i visit Saudi Arabia and have found this to be a wonderful location to visit. The food is exceptional with excellent variety and first class service. The rooms have been rebuilt to reflect the most modern Western standards. I have traveled around the world to many locations and have had some of the best... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I have stayed at this hotel on several occasions on business. My stays have been varied in length, from 2 weeks to 1 night. In all of that time I have been treated really well. The rooms are good, the food is appertizing and varied and the welcome is always warm. The staff there make this hotel special. The receptionists... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Im a Oil field Consultant stationed out of Dammam, KSA. I have been staying at the Dhahran Palace Hotel for over 2 and 1/2 years. I spend more time here than Home in USA with my family. From the Hotel Management, restaurant staff, or any of the Hotel staff Im treated like family, allways greeted with a smile, which makes... More 

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Fife Scotland
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Threadbare towels, no cold water on first day, sheet to small for bed, stains on bedroom carpet and blood stain on bed frame. AC very noisy, paint flaking off the ceilings and looks like it was last decorated in 1980. Staff were really good. Breakfast was average but sufficient. Buffet dinner was good each night. Location is good for aramco... More 

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

stayed there for 4 years, so it can't be that bad. I found the staff very friendly and cooperative. Good value for money hotel. The renovations are almost done, so everything is looking good. Recommend to anyone doing business with Aramco because it is very close and convenient.

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

I am probably the oldest customer of this Hotel and pretend knowing and tell several things about the place. I wish to bring some comments on claims raised but that to me were not justified. Why complaining about the tent when it was the only option while upgrading the main restaurant room and other facilities? Ridiculous! Content everyone during this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

This hotel is little more than a corrugated shed in a desolate, windswept location. No local amenities, and disinterested staff. Of the advertised facilities only the pool and gym were functional. The sauna was broken as was the bowling alley, which has been out of action for at least 6 months. The squash court was "under renovation" but on closer... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2011

This hotel has the award for me as the worst I have ever stayed in! The reception area is a false hope as it looks nice...then you go behind the scenes and you get; Seriously understaffed, and the staff they do have are totally inept and not really bothered, the rooms are atrocious with dirty carpets, unclean bathrooms, broken furniture... More 

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