I stayed 3 nights at Ibis Al Rigga, at the end of May, 2013. It was a very good staying, much better than the 2 stars announced for the hotel.
The hotel neighbourhood seems a bit old, but the hotel is very clean and seems quite new. The room is very comfortable and cozy. The staff was very helpfull and kind.
I would only mention two not so good things about the hotel. First, there was no wifi connection in the room, despite it was announced on the web. Second, despite being close to the subway station (3 or so minute walk), by sunset the hotel street gets full of (what it seems) prostitutes. Where I live, I wouldn't suggest those places for families travelling together. So, we got a bit concerned when we realized that. But we didn't get threatened in anyways.
In general, it was a very pleasant stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the historic part of Dubai, next to Dubai Creek and Al Ghurair Mall, Ibis Al Rigga is the perfect location for both business and leisure trips. The hotel is within walking distance from Al Rigga metro station and only a 10 min drive from Dubai International Airport and 15 min from Dubai World Trade Center. The Gold Souk, Dubai Museum and Creek Golf Club are also close by. With its 280 comfortable air-conditioned rooms with internet access, the hotel offers the best value for money in the City Centre. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ibis Al Rigga Hotel Dubai