Opened in 2003, this modern, 200 m tall neo classic city hotel offers contemporary architecture similar to the skyscrapers in New York. The hotel comprises a total of 43 floors with 301 rooms of which 36 are on the Horizon Club floor where business travellers are offered an array of special privileges and amenities and 126 are apartments of varying sizes (from studios to 3-room apartments). Amongst the facilities at this air-conditioned business hotel count a safe, a currency exchange facility, a lift, hairdressing salon, a nightclub, bars, cafés, and restaurants in addition to 2 fully equipped ballrooms and 3 meeting rooms for conferences. Room and laundry services are on offer and there is a car park for those arriving by car.
This modern hotel lies around 10 km from the city centre approximately 15 km from Dubai international airport and about 5 minutes from the World Trade Centre and the conference and business centre. Various other attractions such as the Wonderland leisure park, the Jumeirah mosque, the Gold Souq, the Spice Souq, the museum and Al Fahidi fort are all located within a few minutes of the hotel.
All of the air-conditioned rooms afford breathtaking views out over the city or the city and are both spacious and comfortable. Each is equipped with an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, satellite/ cable TV, an Internet connection, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities and a hire safe.
Amongst the sports options count a gym and an array of leisure activities, an aerobics room and 9 treatment rooms. There are indoor and outdoor pools to make use of as well as a children's paddling area and a Jacuzzi. Tennis and squash courts round off the offerings.
Guests may enjoy some top seafood dishes in Amwaj, whilst Cantonese cuisine with French influences is available in the Shang Palace, Moroccan cuisine is presented in Marrakech, international dishes may be sample in the Dunes Café and Vietnamese specialities may be sampled in Hoi An. Light refreshments are on offer in the lobby lounge and various liquors and other refreshing beverages are available in the Balcony Bar.
Drive time from Dubai International Airport is approximately 15 min and 5 min from the World Trade Centre and Dubai Convention Centre.
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