I stayed at Hotel Carlton Tower Dubai to attend a business meet. Booking was made via Blackberry Travel almost 2 weeks before my arrival date - January 28, 2013. Much to my disappointment, the room was not ready. Finally when the room was ready, I was ushered in after half an hour.
The room was too small with a very bad view from the window ( overlooking some apartment ) and you were forced to see garments drying on line. The size of the window was too small.
The room was ill lit and in case one decided to read, it was virtually imposible to read in the available light.
Creek View Rooms were being offered with a surcharge of ADE 100 !!!
No breakfast was included in the room rates being offered at the Travel site ( Not a normal practice for hotel ) which forced me to go for breakfast by paying
My experience at their terrace restaurant was horrible. It took them ages to deliver the beer that we requested and the Chicken Tikka ordered by us appeared straight from Alaska. The chicken was almost woody in appearance, taste and softnessMore