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Coimbra, Portugal
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A stayed only two nights I did not have a chance to go gym , swimming pool and taste the French restaurant. The restaurant of swimming pool was very good: good food, music and nice people. Fast check in and check out. I want come back...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow I loved every thing about this hotel,everything is exactly as you see it on line,as was mentioned on many occasions,the breakfast is brilliant,so many choices for everyone's needs.all the hotel staff were very friendly,from booking in,to booking out.when I arrived back to my room,on my birthday there was a gorgeous chocolate cake in my room,was such a lovely suprise,so...

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Beirut
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly Staff and very Helpful, they go out of their way to fulfill your needs :) Room is Clean, bed is very comfortable, the only problem was the food, Arabic Room service food was not tasty at all!

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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the moment I entered the reception of VIDA I felt something different and welcoming. The ambiance is very chilled and relaxing. The room I had was spacey with such a comfortable bed I don't want to leave! I've stayed in many hotels in Dubai and this is my favourite, small enough to be a real boutique place but with...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we have stayed at Vida before and we like it but this time the price for small suite was excessive.. Location is excellent and people are very friendly. some time too much light as curtains need to close better and also can be noisy.

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anke g, General Manager at Vida Downtown Dubai, responded to this review

Hello almorished and thank you for staying with us again. I am happy that the team once again delighted with the services provided. We have taken note of your feedback, thank you very much, we also look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, anke

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Vida Hotel in Dubai, recommended to us by a friend was the best advice we ever received about a place to stay. The location, services, decor,restaurants and overall experience was FABULOUS!!!! Many good restaurants surround this hotel,plus the views of marvelous downtown DUBAI are available from every room and lounge of the place.Prices a re reasonable and services are impeccable.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing location right on the MBR Boulevard, minutes from Burj Khalifa and Dubai Opera and other attractions in Dubai. Poor food with very few varieties; no amenities. Seems that hygiene is not a priority for staff - need to be watchful.

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anke g, General Manager at Vida Downtown Dubai, responded to this review

Hello 685essama and thank you sharing your feedback. I am truly sorry to read of your disappointment with the variety of food as well as the quality. Unfortunately, I am unable to refer to any incident regarding your mention of poor hygiene and therefore I have send you a separate e-mail to acquire more details on your comment. Thank you...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am still here. Service excellent, staff friendly and they remember you. Small hotel which is different for DXB. Room great, breakfast fun and lots of interesting choices. Upstairs bar relaxing and friendly. Gym equipment is very satisfactory. Front desk very helpful. Room service fast. I'll stay longer. Thank to all Vida staff so far.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

I got room number 203, the window was exactly in the middle of the outdoor resturent and I couldn't sleep because of the noise and the sound coming from the resturent .. I was really mad but I couldn't do anything since I was just arrived from the airport

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anke g, General Manager at Vida Downtown Dubai, responded to this review

Hello K8692ZPmohammeda, I am so sorry to read of the noise disturbance and your comment that you could not have a rest. Please rest assured that this has been addressed. We have contacted you by e-mail regarding this concern. I do hope that this recent incident will not dissuade your decision to stay with us again. Once again, I am...

Manama - Kingdom of Bahrain
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had plesent study. Lovey & friendly staff a very warm welcome. Counser was great help Ali & Aslan. Rooms was clean night rooms cleaning was freat idea. The music which was played all the time was so great. Thank you VIDA

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anke g, General Manager at Vida Downtown Dubai, responded to this review

Hello f_baqer, what a great review! Thank you so much for posting this. It is good to know you enjoyed your stay and the we even have a mention for the music. We all do look forward to your next stay. Best wishes, anke

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Staying in Downtown Dubai

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Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
3in1 Restaurant
3in1 Restaurant
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, American, Middle Eastern
Stage 2
Stage 2
Cuisines: European, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vida Downtown Dubai (previously Qamardeen Hotel) takes shape as six floors of fresh, urban styling with bright, airy private and public spaces. Sitting in the Old Town precinct of Dubai just a short walk from Burj Khalifa, eclectic souks, The Dubai Mall and The Dubai Fountain, and a short drive from, The Dubai International Financial Centre, the airport and beaches. This is, literally, the place to be. Please note that all rooms are non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vida Downtown Dubai

Address: Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, The Old Town | Downtown Dubai, Dubai 114788, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai > Downtown Dubai
Price Range: $316 - $786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vida Downtown Dubai 4*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
Qamardeen Hotel Dubai
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Dubai
#26 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#26 Family Hotel in Dubai
#46 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
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