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Gloria Hotel
Ranked #168 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“Good Hotel at the Excellent City...”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at Gloria, Dubai. As we stayed here for three nights and with a very packed schedule so we hardly manage much time to spend at the room or at the hotel but still we enjoyed our stay here.
We have checked as a very big group of @ 66 people on 9th February,2013 so may be due to the reason it takes a long time to checked in which is really somehow a tiresome and boring process after a long journey and jetlag , kids are really tired and we want to fresh up.
We are accommodate at an apartment at 37th floor with a nice city view balcony and the rooms and the entire apartment is very specious and well decorative with all amenities, kitchen is well equipped with utensils, microwaves and fridge and washing machine is also available at the apartment. Bathroom is good and specious but toiletries provided are not up to mark. The hotel also has a small kid’s park at 8th level which kids are really enjoyed.
As we are four in number with 2 adults and 2 kids so we need one extra cot as per our package with the SOTC which they didn’t provided we noticed at night and after communicating with reception at night they told it will need an extra charge of 100 Dhs. per night as they didn’t get any massage from SOTC for arranging an extra cot otherwise I will have to contract with the tour operators for the same, but as it was @ 11.30pm and difficult to contract the tour managers at the night so they arrange the same for us as complimentary for the night which I must appreciate what they have done very quickly as a guest priority.
Regarding breakfast you have a vast choice of items and delicious dishes of western and eastern menus which we really enjoyed. Regarding ISD calls avoid to using from room as it is very costly and almost double from the actual charge and if you want to purchase a simcard don’t buy it from the supermarket at the hotel lobby they will take 100 Dhs. which you will get at 50 Dhs. from just outside the hotel at DU shop at 50 Dhs and don’t miss to visit the Sky Dubai at “Mall of Emirates” which is very close from the hotel and take hardly 6 minutes by metro and 10 minutes by taxi (they take 18-20 Dhs.).
In altogether we enjoyed and relaxed our stay at Hotel Gloria, Dubai and I recommend this Hotel for Family stay at Dubai.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Amazing hotel !! Dt hesitate to pick it bcz its a really 4stars hotel apartment ! Amazinggg rooms and very clean, room service, large and deluxe lobby ! 24hr Front desk help and friendly staff ! Breakfast is extra charged but very good and tasty food . Metro is right next to the hotel and u can also easilyyy get a taxi in front of the hotel ! Perfect location and 7 to 15min close to everything ! (Emirates mall ,dubai mall atlantis ,JBR , burj khalifah....)

  • Stayed February 2013
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San Remo, Liguria, Italy
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

Compared to the Dubai's standards the Hotel is good, there is everything needed, wifi free for 2 devices in room, and the price is ok.
I may say excellent or really bad depending on the standards you compare to.
I've been there several times and you just have to be careful with the "consierge" guys...for airport transport...(in and out) it has happened they where not at the airport...or the tryed to put together people leaving in too different times to be able not to do the road twice....So If the service is payed (by you or your company), you may chose the time you like otherwise a normal Taxi is only 90 AED! (2013)

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

We stayed at the Gloria hotel for four nights in their two bedroom suite and the stay was not as per the expectations and left much to be desired. Below are the highlights of our stay.
1. Service – Poor. Kept getting transferred between Housekeeping and Room service for a simple request for water. No refills of soaps, gels in the bathroom on any day. Even the extra bed requested (at the time of booking) was brought after multiple follow-ups and came with a hard mattress atop it.
2. The breakfast spread was sumptuous with lot of variety. However, the staff at breakfast was exceptionally rude. Number of guests on their list did not reflect the correct number (as on the system) and every morning we needed to explain this to them. When they were asked to correct their list, we were told that there was no need as it was in their system!
3. Room facility – Rooms were clean but ill-maintained and congested. Same goes for the bathroom. The faucets in both the bathrooms dripped, ceiling was peeling off, shaving mirror did not align as required.
4. Swimming pool was not adequately temperature controlled.
5. Lifts/ elevators took an unusually long time to come up, compelling us occasionally to take the stairs and walk down to the restaurant.
6. Location – Very close to the Dubai Internet city metro station. Close to the Mall of Emirates and Jumeirah beach. Other attractions are a bit farther away and you would need to appropriately plan your travel time.
Summary: Will not stay here again.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed February 6, 2013

really i'm usually lucky when I select hotel through booking .com we stayed at gloria hotel Dubai
every thing more your expectation lovely staff excellent service owe some location
very close to metro very comfortable apartment it's unfair to say that you are in 4 stars hotel
honestly this year we sea Dubai different cause I stayed in Gloriathis
although we used to go every two years since 2007 but we plan to go next year
all of my family thanks me for my choice
actually my experience during our trip more more than excellent

Room Tip: high floor El nakhil view apt no 2604
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2013

I’ve stayed in Gloria Hotel with two of my friends in a sea view 2 bedrooms apartment. They have rewarded us with an upgrade to stay in the Executive Floor. The treatment there is so sophisticated and the staff was helpful like Mark the butler. The apartment was beautifully furnished and fully equipped with all the needed stuff. One negative note is the TV Screen resolution is very bad and they should handle this issue although the TV is HD.

We had lunch in the La Terrasse Restaurant and it was excellent. Their valet service is fast. Also, metro station is opposite to the hotel entrance.

I recommend this hotel for travelers that have business in the area around it.

Room Tip: Ask for room with modren style since they have 4 types of room styles.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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Espoo, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2013

We stayed at this hotel in November 2012. I really really really loved it! The suites are awesome, very spacious and comfortable (we had modern style suite). The staff was great, we asked for a high floor room and got one from the 40th floor, loved it! The swimming pool was in the shadow all day but it didn't really matter as it was possible to move the sunbeds into the sunny spots. Next time I'm going to Dubai this hotel will be my choice for sure :) the only minus were the elevators..there could've been more of them as they were pretty slow and especially when you stay on a high floor it might take some time to get up or down.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Gloria Hotel

Property: Gloria Hotel
Address: Dubai Media City Sheikh Zayed Rd | PO Box 502222, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #168 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Gloria Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 1010
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Gloria Hotel is located at the doorstep of Dubai Internet City metro station and only a few minutes away from Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa. This all-suite hotel features Executive suites for extra comfort, 4 restaurants, Sky Lounge Café on the 40th floor, fully equipped gym, SPA studio and more than 20 meeting and banqueting venues. Convenient shuttle buses to the beach and major shopping malls operate on daily basis. ... more   less 
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