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“Great place to walk around and eat”
Review of Emirates Palace

Emirates Palace
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$42.00*
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City Tour of Abu Dhabi: Sheik Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Marina Mall
Ranked #2 of 144 things to do in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great place to walk around and eat”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Very expensive. Very expensive. Lots of restaurants, only ate at one, but it was great, don't remember the name, but was outside over looking the water. Walked around for quite a while just looking at all the exhibits they have all over.

Visited April 2012
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Galway, Ireland
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“Average”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Very disappointing really. Had some good photo oppurtunities as the exterior is quite nice.Take a photo or two as you exit the Marina

Visited January 2013
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Toronto, Ontario
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“Opulent. Worth a look.”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Having read reviews on Trip Advisor of people being turned away due to dress or for not having a reservation, I wasn't sure if we would even be able to enter. We arrived by car, which may have helped, and had no issues entering and parking. There were dozens of tourists in the lobby snapping photos. The hotel is indeed opulent and over the top. Worth a peak to see just how obsessed the UAE is with cultivating this sort of image and visitor. The hotel does have a no shorts, no beach ware, no sandal policy for visitors. I can understand why visitors may find this exclusive, but as non-hotel guests, I don't see how we can complain. It's private property and they're to maintain an air of sophistication.

Visited January 2013
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Well done for a hotel”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

The place is very well done and people are friendly. The view of marina is great. Interior is done very well and new thing was the vending machine for Gold and jewellary.

Visited January 2013
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Munich
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“A bit over the top but worth a visit”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

A bit over the top for our taste but definitely worth a visit. The outside is really great and impressive, the inside very golden....Nice to just walk around and see.
Make sure to be properly dressed (closed shoes, shoulders and knees covered).

Visited December 2012
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