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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took the family to the new Dubai Opera House to see Cats and wanted a hotel that was convenient and nice. I had never stayed at an Address hotel and decided to try The Palace since it was right across the lagoon from the Opera House, offered excellent views of the Burj Khalifa and offered rooms with views of...

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Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great location and beautiful hotel. however there are LOUD late night concerts and dances that seem to be going on late into the night that make it impossible to sleep before 11 pm to let you catch up on jet lag. not 5 star. slow coffee lounge service, slow room service for requested electrical adapter.

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for dinner very important customers at Thiptara Thai Restuarant which is located with in the Palace hotel. The meal as always was amazing. Great food. Great restaurant staff. In fact my customer said what a fantastic place. We left the restaurant around 10.30 went to the lobby to get a taxi. There were 3 or 4 staff helping people...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wow!!! My husband and I had the most amazing New Year's Eve break at this Hotel. Absolutely everything was perfect from the moment we stopped outside the hotel until we checked out after our four night stay. Our room was spacious and overlooked the Dubai Fountain. Sitting outside on our balcony, sipping champagne and watching the fountains dance, was magical....

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful hotel with an awesome staff; starting with our check in, concierge service particularly Maria, the restaurant service and just the friendliness of everyone here at this hotel!! This is our second stay here and it never disappoints!!

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David S, Hotel Manager at The Palace Downtown Dubai, responded to this review

Dear jfabrizio221, It is always extremely encouraging to receive such positive feedback especially from our returning guests. Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments and for the recognition of our Team, especially Maria. :) The entire team is already looking forward to welcoming you back very soon for yet another wonderful experience… Warm regards, David Simon – Hotel Manager

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the best stays among all of Dubai's hotels, we booked our room upon arrival which was almost at midnight, Staff were welcoming and friendly, we were escorted to our rooms on the third floor, the room has a big glass door on the hotel canal, everything was so clean. I'm defiantly going back

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Hopkins, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Want the height of luxury while enjoying old Arabian style architecture? You can find it in the heart of Dubai. Across the dancing fountains from the Burj Khalifa, this hotel is perfect for your stay. It is connected to the old Souq and Dubai mall.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Possibly my favourite hotel ever! The staff were so friendly, atmosphere was so nice and relaxed, everything was so clean and well thought through. Had a great view of the fountains and the Burj Khalifa from our room, was just excellent. Can't wait to go back.

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New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Palace downtown Dubai for 3 nights for our honeymoon. After having been lucky enough to enjoy some world class hotels, I must say this hotel easily ranks in my top two. Fantastic hotel staff and service level, the junior suite is gorgeous (with a view on the Dubai fountain) and it is very conveniently located at...

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David S, Hotel Manager at The Palace Downtown Dubai, responded to this review

Dear STPHNDRKSN, Our sincere congratulations once again and thank you for choosing to stay with us on such a special occasion. :) Your feedback is so rewarding, being one of your “top two” Hotels in the world is definitely something to be proud of! Your recognition of the team is also very much appreciated… We look forward to welcoming you...

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reception Desk offers some juice and Arabic Coffee and guides us to our suite. Room was beautiful decoration and very clean and Even balacony was cozy and relaxing. The hotel breakfast buffet was my favorite spot to start the day.

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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Cuisines: Indian, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Sushi, European, Middle Eastern
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Cuisines: Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Palace, built on the edge of a lake, is a harmonious blend of the past and present of Dubai with 242 guest rooms and suites boasting a captivating Middle Eastern theme. The luxury hotel hosts an array of international restaurants featuring fine cuisine, a breathtaking luxury spa, recreational facilities, a large pool and a comprehensive business center. It is ideally located near the Dubai World Trade Center, several major business institutions, shopping malls and tourist attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palace Downtown Dubai

Address: Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, 29 | Downtown Dubai, Dubai 9770, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai > Downtown Dubai
Price Range: $369 - $1,080 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Palace Downtown Dubai 5*
Number of rooms: 242
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Also Known As:
The Palace The Old Town Hotel Dubai
The Palace Old Town
Palace The Old Town Dubai
Sofitel Dubai
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#11 Business Hotel in Dubai
#15 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#31 Family Hotel in Dubai
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“Fountain view rooms are the best! You have your own private fountain show every 30 minutes from 6:00pm to 11:00pm!!”
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