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TIME Topaz Hotel Apartments
Ranked #46 of 280 Specialty Lodging in Dubai
Kent
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“Highly recommended”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2009

This is a great place to stay. The apartments are new, smart and very spacious; the location is fantastic; and the staff are friendly and helpful.

We are a couple with an active 18 month old son and we stayed here for 4 nights. We arrived late in the night after a delayed flight, but checking in was quick and easy.
We had a 1 bedroom apartment, and it was really very large - actually had two bathrooms. The bed was huge, bigger than king size, there was loads of wardrobe space and drawers, a good safe for valuables, and room for our travel cot. The kitchen had everything you need - fridge, freezer, kettle, cooker, microwave, washing machine and all utensils.

Location is right beside the huge Mall Of The Emirates, which has a massive Carrefour supermarket, making it easy to get supplies. There is a food court at the nearest entrance which is very convenient, and there are plenty more choices for eating out further into the mall. And of course you can't mention Mall Of the Emirates without mentioning Ski Dubai. If you have young children, there is a creche / baby sitting service in Magic Planet above Ski Dubai. We left our little boy here while we went snowboarding. There is a station for the newly opened Dubai Metro at the mall too, which goes to the airport without getting stuck in traffic on the Sheikh Zayed Road.

Taxis are cheap in Dubai, and we were always able to hail one quickly outside the building. It's not far to Medinat Jumeirah for eating out & shopping, or to Jumeirah beach.

The pool is on the roof of the building, though it is unheated. I'm sure for most of the year and for most people, this is fine, but we were there in November and it was too cold for our little boy, though the adults enjoyed a refreshing swim. The gym is on the top floor and is excellent. It's good that it is available 24 hours, if you arrive from another time zone, and find you are not sleepy at night, you can go exercise.

There is construction work next to the building, but it didn't cause a noise nuisance. We had read some of the posts and were concerned, but for some reason these builders don't seem to make much noise. I don't know why, maybe they don't use so many power tools. Bring earplugs just in case, but you should have no problems with noise. Besides, there is construction work going on everywhere in Dubai, it would hard to find an area with none.

We did have some difficulty with the taxi on arrival trying to find the building. We had booked through Expedia, but they didn't give a street address, just a PO box. The phone number turned out to be a fax, and the fax number a different hotel. Not sure if Expedia or Topaz were to blame, but would advise others to get hold of address & phone numbers in advance, maybe email confirmation for this.

All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Topaz. I would recommend this place to anyone wanting good value accommodation in Dubai, especially if you have children because there is so much more space in these apartments than you would have in a hotel room.

One final tip for Dubai - find out about the Dubai Entertainer books. These give buy 1 get 1 free deals on a lot of the top attactions and many restaurants, cafes and fast food places. We picked one up on eBay before travelling, and it saved us plenty.

Stayed November 2009, traveled with family
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TIME_Hotel, General Manager at TIME Topaz Hotel Apartments, responded to this review, August 18, 2015
Dear Mr. Kent,

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences you enjoyed most during your recent 4 nights stay and for recommending us at Trip Advisor.

Your positive feedback regarding the convenient location, nice and clean Apartments, good services in addition to our friendly and helpful Team members are greatly appreciated.

I look forward to having you and your family as our guests again in the near future.

Kind regards,

Mohamed Eldeeb
General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2009

I spend two days at the Hotel and it was wonderful. The apartments are really nice full equiped and include a continental breakfast .
The staff are really friendly and are always there to help!!!
The location is good at Al Barsha in front of Emirates Mall, but if you stay for long day is better you rent a car!

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TIME_Hotel, General Manager at TIME Topaz Hotel Apartments, responded to this review, August 19, 2015
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking time to write a review following your recent stay with us.

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found our services up to your satisfaction and standards. Your positive comments will be shared with our Team, which will encourage them to maintain their effort and improve our quality of service.

We look forward to having you with us again in the near future.

Kind regards,

Mohamed Eldeeb
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Additional Information about TIME Topaz Hotel Apartments

Property: TIME Topaz Hotel Apartments
Address: Al Barsha Al Sarayat St | PO Box 283 436, Dubai 283436, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #46 of 280 Specialty Lodging in Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — TIME Topaz Hotel Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
TIME Topaz Hotel Apartments offers well-equipped apartments facing the Mall of the Emirates, just minutes from Internet City, Media City, Knowledge Village, Jumeira beach front,Dubai Marina, Marina Walk . Only 25 minutes from Dubai International Airport, each apartment has its own allocated parking space. All the 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments are tastefully designed and have full kitchens, view, LCD TV, DVD Player, tea and coffee making facilities. Wi-Fi internet is available throughout the property. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Topaz Living Courts Hotel Dubai

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