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Media Rotana

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Spent 5 nights here, very clean hotel. The rooms are spacious and immaculately kept by the staff, cleaned daily. The beds are amazing, best nights sleep in a long long time! Staff on hand to help with carrying luggage etc. Italian restaurant on the ground floor is lovely, and the pub is perfect for a drink after a long day....

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MediaRotanaDubai, General Manager at Media Rotana, responded to this review

Dear blv32, Thank you for your review. I'm glad to see that you were able to utilize and enjoy the facilities of the hotel during your stay. Glad to hear too that you enjoyed the food at Pregos. We look forward to your return. Kind regards Rabih Melhem General Manager

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 31 May 2016

good facilities, good food, Room is a bit underlit at night. You have to keep the window curtains drawn to get more light in the room. else all was well in order. Room service does take some time, however its well met. a good stopover hotel.

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MediaRotanaDubai, General Manager at Media Rotana, responded to this review

Dear 801edselp, Thank you for your review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope that you come visit with us again soon. Kind regards, Rabih Melhem General Manager

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My business is just close to the Media Rotana so we've been booked here a few times over the past 3 years. It is a good hotel and though it has been much grander in it's earlier years, it still is a good hotel for those who are more budget minded. Checking In and Lobby The lobby is a vast...

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MediaRotanaDubai, General Manager at Media Rotana, responded to this review

Dear A C, Thank you for your kind review, and it was a pleasure to welcome you again. It's always a joy to read a review that thoroughly describes that guest's experience in detail as it gives us a vivid idea of what we're doing that works, and what needs improvement. We appreciate for your kind feedback as this enable...

Reviewed 30 May 2016

A very spacious hotel with friendly personnel. The breakfast is good, a lot to choose from. The rooms are large and clean. The bed is a bit hard, but that's a personal opinion. I would recommend this hotel!

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MediaRotanaDubai, General Manager at Media Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Nienke M, Thank you for your kind and thorough review. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and I'd like to thank you for your compliments for our team. We certainly take pride in providing our guests with the best service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Rabih Melhem General Manager

Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I'm currently staying in the Media Rotana with my girlfriend and all I can say is that the hotel and staff are absolutely exceptional! When I was looking at hotels back in Ireland, I saw a small amount of reviews for the Media that weren't the best so after booking I was happy but slightly sceptical. All that changed when...

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MediaRotanaDubai, General Manager at Media Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Martin D Thank you for your excellent feedback during your recent stay at Media Rotana Dubai. I truly appreciate your kind words for the hotel especially your commendation of our extraordinary service, offerings and facilities. This is an affirmation and encouragement for us to continue in giving our best service to our valued guests like you. It’s a pleasure...

Muskego, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Good Hotel. I stayed at this hotel with my family for 6 days, the stay was good except few, like Long lines for buffet and little too noisy by our room. But overall its good for the value for your money. Staff was friendly.

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MediaRotanaDubai, General Manager at Media Rotana, responded to this review

Dear MAhmed2014, Thank you for sharing with us your overall experience during your recent stay at Media Rotana Dubai. I truly appreciate your kind words and will definitely share this with my team. This is an affirmation and encouragement for us to continue in giving our best service to our valued guests like you. It’s a pleasure to have you...

Long Beach, CA
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My short stay in Dubai was at this very beautiful and nicely upgraded hotel. The lobby was very nicely appointed and there is a bar in the hotel. Luckily for my friend and I, Tuesday night was ladies night and we received 3 free drink coupons!! The DJ was spinning great American 80's dance tunes. The bar did allow smoking...

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MediaRotanaDubai, General Manager at Media Rotana, responded to this review

Dear CWils, Thank you for your kind review. I’m glad that you seemed to have enjoyed your stay with us. We truly appreciate for sharing your wonderful trip to Dubai as well as your stay experience at our hotel. We have taken your comments regarding the soundproofing issue, and will look into it as we work towards improving our guests’...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The hotel is great for a solo of family setting. The service gives value for your money, the staff are quite assisting and check on you every now and then. The facilities are homely and warm. I have been to 3 Rotana hotels and they never disappoint. My number one choice in UAE.

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MediaRotanaDubai, General Manager at Media Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Sheillah Y, Thank you for taking the time to share this review with us on TripAdvisor and we are glad that you had an overall positive experience and enjoyed your stay. We are so humbled by considering Rotana Hotels as your number one preferred hotel brand in UAE. We look forward to welcoming you back and continue to delight...

Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Visited Dubai on a one day business trip, usual hotel I used was fully booked so I opted for this hotel. Hotel is fairly close to the Free Zone in Dubai and fairly close to the Mall of the Emirates with the ski dome. First day I had no hot water, hotel sent an apology message through the television system.....

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Dubai
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Good location for business location, rooms are spacious and are neatly maintained, staff is friendly and assist happily if you need any help, breakfast menu is good but restaurant is little congested specially between 7 to 8am

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MediaRotanaDubai, General Manager at Media Rotana, responded to this review

Dear sasirajm, It was a pleasure to welcome you again and we thank you for writing the 2nd review for Media Rotana. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and had an overall positive stay. We appreciate your compliments about the hotel facilities, breakfast buffet and our friendly and helpful service from the team. We...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arrive at Media Rotana to find yourself greeted with a feeling of contemporary luxury. Imagine dramatic architecture and design where you are offered privacy, personalized service and peerless facilities. We take pride in offering you the best of everything; stylish restaurants, modern rooms and friendly service. Whether your stay in Dubai is for business or pleasure, it should be a worry-free experience that delights you. So choose Media Rotana and we assure you the best stay away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Media Rotana

Address: Hessa Street | Barsha Heights, Dubai 503030, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Price Range: $141 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Media Rotana 5*
Number of rooms: 536
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Also Known As:
Media Rotana, Barsha - Dubai Hotel Dubai
Hotel Style:
#72 Business Hotel in Dubai
#82 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#95 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#110 Family Hotel in Dubai
#128 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
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