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InterContinental Dubai Festival City

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 February 2015

From walking in to checking out everything was just as you’d come to expect from the Intercontinental! Wife is an ambassador and we were welcomed back with flowers in the room, chocolates and fruit; as well as the room upgrade! Late check out up till 16:00 which allowed us to lazy about the pool for most of the day prior...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'Mech1964', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read your review and note that thanks to your loyalty to our brand, you received the mentioned amenities and benefits. It is great to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2015

I stayed here for Business so only five nights but I loved the hotel! Firstly reception and concierge all great very speedy check in and with a smile and they actually make you feel welcome as soon as you arrive bags vanish an are in your room same time or before you. The actual rooms are great very clean large...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'STG66', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read your review and note that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay. We are glad to know that your arrival experience, the...

Escape Artist
Reviewed 1 February 2015

I've been a long time guest of this property (since it's opening) and have always been satisfied with the evening cocktail hour and it's food selection. I considered it one of the best clubs in IHG's IC branded properties. It seems as of today (February 1, 2015) the F&B department has decided to cut back the food offerings in the...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'a4xd70', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. It is very important for us to receive both positive and constructive feedback from our guests, and I want to assure you that our Club InterContinental offering...

Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

I spent 2015 New year Event and my Anniversary,As usual, very excellent choice in Dubai , fabulous, excellency in everything. Kinds , perfect location close to festival mall , extremely stuff team , amazing bath and shower , wild room , just need a bus shuttle service, I will visit the hotel early next week. Always my best choice in...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'Masoudiana', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing InterContinental Dubai Festival City as your hotel to celebrate the New Year and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. Your compliments regarding our hotel are certainly encouraging, we are proud to read that you had an excellent stay and will certainly come...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 30 January 2015

The hotel is in Festival City which is very close to the International Airport Terminal 3. Intercontinental and Crowne Plaza are adjacent and each looked impressive as I arrived. Upgraded to an executive room with creek view through the wall to wall glass window was very nice as I could seethe Burj Khalifa shining in changing colors through the day....

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Dear 'univall', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read your review and note that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay. We are glad to know that your arrival experience, the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Wow what a lovely hotel 5 minutes from the airport. I arrived very late (3am) and was greeted by very friendly staff. My room was upgraded to a club suite which was amazing! This hotel is clean and the staff are so so friendly and will do anything to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible. The attention to...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'Matthew H', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read your review and note that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay. We are glad to know that regardless of your...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 25 January 2015

I have stayed in this hotel twice and absolutely love it. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the rooms are beautiful and very spacious and the location is perfect. The hotel is attached to the Festival City Mall which has plenty of shops, cafés, bistros, restaurants and a cinema. The airport is only about 15 minutes away by car...

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Dear 'GGs-Travel-Blog', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read your review and note the remark that you 'are looking forward to your next stay'. Your praise highlighting the great room and...

Midland, Michigan
Reviewed 24 January 2015

I stayed at this hotel for almost three weeks while in Dubai for business. Rooms are very generous with lots of amenities. The staff Is very helpful and friendly. I had breakfast each day at Anise right off the lobby - a great place to eat - and the staff recognized me after a few days and made every effort...

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45777IHG_DFC, General Manager at InterContinental Dubai Festival City, responded to this review

Dear 'Karen P', We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to receive your review and note that you have enjoyed your stay. We are very pleased to read about your experience in Anise,...

Reviewed 21 January 2015 via mobile

Well structured and generous lobby. Very friendly and lind staff all over the hotel. Many elevators ( to.be activated wiyh your room card). Large rooms with many amenities. Excellent views from any side. Very good isolation from outside temperature and sound. Shopping center nearby (footwalk). Wonderful and extensive breakfast buffet. Bar with alcoholic beverages.

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Dear 'Chris S', We would like to thank you for your loyalty towards InterContinental Dubai Festival City and for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to receive your review and note your remarks regarding the areas in the hotel that you enjoy the most, we are happy to share your kind words with the...

South West England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2015

I have stayed at this hotel a few times in the Executive rooms; even when just opened. The pick from the airport was great very friendly staff with a cool drink for the short drive. Check-in was great with again friendly staff and a free gift of a nice quality pen. My room had been up-graded to a suite; thank...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inspired by a graceful sailboat, InterContinental Dubai Festival City stands tall amid the business and shopping districts. The hotel is home to 6 dynamic bars and restaurants, including the award-winning Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire, has wifi throughout rooms and public areas and its own 18-hole championship golf course. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Dubai Festival City

Address: Umm Ramool Rd | Dubai Festival City, Dubai 45777, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Price Range: $267 - $665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Dubai Festival City 5*
Number of rooms: 508
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Dubai Festival City Hotel Dubai
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in Dubai
#19 Business Hotel in Dubai
#22 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#29 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#30 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Family suites of 2 bed rooms are superb”
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“My room had a view of the Festival mall fountain which is lovely.”
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“All rooms are excellent value for money and quite with comfortable beds”
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