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Smana Hotel Al Raffa

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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Wifi is not available in rooms it is only available in lobby and this is also not working properly if you want to experience a good vacation while staying connected to your friends and family I I'll not suggest this hotel at all very far away from market and bur Dubai not easily accessible to any public transport

Thank Divyank G
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We were in this Hotel 5 nights. Staff was very kind and helpful. Room was clean and nice. We booked room with half board, which was was delicious and many foods. I was with my parents and friend. They enjoy this Hotel too.

2Thank AndiBudapest01
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We chose here as we arrived at Dubai airport that evening. We wished we had been able to stay for longer. Lovely rooms, clean and comfortable. Helpful, friendly staff. Excellent breakfast - nothing more to be said! Great variety and very good quality food.

1Thank Ashish P
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

My friend came from KSA and he had a confirmed booking since he booked from booking.com. He planned his trip with this peace of mind that he has a place to stay. When he appeared there at 8:00 PM he was told that the booking is cancelled due to unavailability of room. Moreover receptionist said if he wants the room,...

Thank Maroof S
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Where do I begin from? Except one little smile from the staff, nothing is good about this place. Regretting my decision to pay for 4 nights. Have still 3 more nights here and I don't know how I am going to manage. There is NO wifi. Just one router and that too is not working. A business traveler can't manage...

2Thank aum1207
Bilimora, Gujarat, India
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Good budget hotel in Bur Dubai. Rooms r small n bathroom is average. Breakfast is ok. Need some more items in breakfast. Swimming pool timing r not convenient & pool is also very small. Bollywood dancing bar is good.

Thank RipalPatel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Quick summary would be this: hair on the floor, somewhere dirty walls, strange smell for a non-smoking room, table lamps didn't have a lamp it self and had not even a right plug to be able to function. LOTs of noise... - from night club heavy music till 3 am, and from 7 am cleaning stuff, noisy room service, terrible......

1Thank ejulie2016
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The structure is decadent, the wifi isn't working , the windows are broken, really bad attitudes from the hotel's staff , disorder in the public space, poor and always late housekeeping, dirty places around the pool. If you can don't go in this hotel.

2Thank Francesco T
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Stay of 6Night at the destination for a explorer visit to dubai. Came across this hotel at Lowest for the period during Dec-Jan period. One Small Mini Pool, one gym and a night disco was an attraction overall. Breakfast was nice and pretty. stay was bit okay as night disco was just disturbing a lot. Avoid taking rooms near to...

Thank RajaHaria2141
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Once you enter the room after long journey i bet you will be relieved. Rooms are just awesome, luxury feel and wooden touch with extremely soft bed will just leave you jaw dropped. Hotel, food & overall ambience is just good. You will just get much more for what you paid. For the ones looking for budgeted hotels in dubai...

Thank Devang S
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Smana Hotel Al Raffa

Address: Al Mina Road & Sheikh Rashid Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Formerly Rio Hotel Dubai)
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Price Range: $53 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smana Hotel Al Raffa 3*
Number of rooms: 144
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Avoid rooms near lounge”
RajaHaria2141, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“some rooms are facing the burj Khalifa”
snoop1976, Feb 6, 2016 | Read review
“Modern Ameneties”
rsr973, Dec 14, 2015 | Read review
“Top floors are quieter .”
amir_atp, Nov 7, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms at the back face a construction site - front face the road”
arocks624, Sep 8, 2015 | Read review
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