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InterContinental Dubai Festival City

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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“anise restaurant”(58 reviews)
“the club lounge”(144 reviews)
“vista bar”(29 reviews)
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Put up here by Emirates after flight delayed. Professional and friendly service and a quality room were expected and received. Comfortable king bed was a highlight. A little out of the way in a developing area. Very classy.More

Thank Attilla64
Response from IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival CityResponded 12 March 2016

Dear "Attilla64" Many thanks for your kind review. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed and appreciated our hotel despite the short time you have stayed with us. We hope to get the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Thank you once...More

Reviewed 4 March 2016

For the 3rd time within 18 months we stayed in a 2 Bedroom Suite at the Intercontinental. In a city full of exceptional hotels this property is one of the best. By no means in the thick of the action at the moment but Festive...More

Thank doc2r12
Response from IHGDubaiFestivalCity, hotel manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival CityResponded 6 March 2016

Dear "doc2r12" Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience here on TripAdvisor. I truly appreciate your wonderful feedback regarding the accommodation, our service, and most especially your fantastic feedback on Al Badia Golf Club. It gives me great pride to know that...More

Reviewed 4 March 2016

I stayed here for a few days before embarking on an Arabian gulf Cruise. It was just a perfect start to a holiday. We were given an upgrade and the room was just wonderful with a great view over the creek. The service in this...More

Thank PatriciaM74
Response from IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival CityResponded 6 March 2016

Dear "PatriciaM74" Many thanks for sharing your fabulous experience here on TripAdvisor. I am very happy to read your review as I really felt the enthusiasm in every word you have written to describe your stay with us. Nothing makes our team happier knowing that...More

Reviewed 4 March 2016

The room was not upgraded even though I am a spire member. The front desk staff seems not that in tune with frequent award members. The food at the breakfast buffet is an incredible and staff is fantastic. They remember me from my last visit...More

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Response from IHGDubaiFestivalCity, hotel manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival CityResponded 6 March 2016

Dear "b d" Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. I appreciate that as a Spire member, you chose to stay with us. It is always a pleasure to welcome a loyal guest. Your feedback is valuable to...More

Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed for two nights as I was in Dubai for a Business meeting, the hotel is very clean, stuff are friendly, breakfast selection was fantastic. The hotel is will located next door a mall and about 10 min a way from the famous Dubai...More

Thank Emad B
Response from IHGDubaiFestivalCity, Hotel Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival CityResponded 6 March 2016

Dear "Emad B" Many thanks for your kind feedback. It is a pleasure to know your experience with us and I am glad that you enjoyed the service and accommodation we offer. I am sorry to read your inconvenience with the mall construction. We look...More

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2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Babysitting
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Spa
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 127 - US$ 641 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#14 Family Hotel in Dubai
#19 Business Hotel in Dubai
#25 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#29 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#29 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$ 127 - US$ 641 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Family Hotel in Dubai
#19 Business Hotel in Dubai
#25 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#29 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#29 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Diablos5
26 January 2018|
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Response from JeddaCath | Reviewed this property |
Good question. It is used to be a lot more 2 years ago. The breakfast is decent of course doesn’t compare with the buffet in the main restaurant. Afternoon high tea is mini sandwiches and deserts Evening presentation... More
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FussyMonkey
15 November 2017|
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Response from Mohammad A | Reviewed this property |
The email is: Reservation.DFC@ihg
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Response from globetrottingdiva | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast in the morning; I'm not sure about snacks throughout the day especially between breakfast and afternoon; afternoon tea, and evening canapés and drinks.
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