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Old Mar 19th 2009, 8:08 am
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Hi guys - we're coming from Oman for a long weekend (driving up Tues drive back Friday) in a couple of weeks time. There's us two adults and our two boys (3 yrs & almost 2 yrs).

We need a hotel that can provide either two adjacent rooms, or a 2 bedroom suite.
Not an outrageous price, although I know Dubai is more expensive than it should be. Are there any good discounts to be had nowadays?
We need a hotel that also has:
* car parking (obviously as we are driving there!)
* can sort out taxis easily (as I dont want to drive around Dubai!)
* baby sitting service (so we can have an adult dinner or two whilst the two kids sleep)
* restaurant
* shaded pool that is not too deep so the kids can play in it
* not too far from the shopping malls
* not in the middle of some giant construction site

Any recommendations?

ta in advance,
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Hi guys - we're coming from Oman for a long weekend (driving up Tues drive back Friday) in a couple of weeks time. There's us two adults and our two boys (3 yrs & almost 2 yrs).

We need a hotel that can provide either two adjacent rooms, or a 2 bedroom suite.
Not an outrageous price, although I know Dubai is more expensive than it should be. Are there any good discounts to be had nowadays?
We need a hotel that also has:
* car parking (obviously as we are driving there!)
* can sort out taxis easily (as I dont want to drive around Dubai!)
* baby sitting service (so we can have an adult dinner or two whilst the two kids sleep)
* restaurant
* shaded pool that is not too deep so the kids can play in it
* not too far from the shopping malls
* not in the middle of some giant construction site

Any recommendations?

ta in advance,
OS
Whats yr budget? My friend took her kids to the Atlantis last week and they loved it, bit pricey though, 1900 aed per night
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Default Re: Long weekend hotel recommendations for Dubai

Try these guys. Have used them several times.
http://www.southtravels.com/middleea...partments.html
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Whats yr budget? My friend took her kids to the Atlantis last week and they loved it, bit pricey though, 1900 aed per night
1900 aed for 4 would be ok, per person would be too much - thanks anna

lionheart - will look at that link now
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beleive JBH do good deals. BC was there recently..


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1900 aed for 4 would be ok, per person would be too much - thanks anna

lionheart - will look at that link now
Welcome, 1900 for the room.
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hmmm - well just gone on their website and been quoted 3200 AED per room per night EXCLUSIVE of 10%+10% service+tax = 3840 AED per room per night

so I think we'll give that a skip

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hmmm - well just gone on their website and been quoted 3200 AED per room per night EXCLUSIVE of 10%+10% service+tax = 3840 AED per room per night

so I think we'll give that a skip

what's JBH?
its the Jumeriah Beach Hotel, next to the Burj. DO NOT mistake it for JBR. (am i allowed to say that??)
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hmmmm..... so where are all these cheap deals then cos Dubai is flunking?!
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hmmmm..... so where are all these cheap deals then cos Dubai is flunking?!
jumeirah group just announced 90% occupancy in their hotels in february...hahahahahahahaha...

it is worth seeing whether al qasr or mina al salaam have any deals on...great locations, and good for kids...

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jumeirah group just announced 90% occupancy in their hotels in february...hahahahahahahaha...

it is worth seeing whether al qasr or mina al salaam have any deals on...great locations, and good for kids...

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just tried to book JBH - no availability in April.....
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just tried to book JBH - no availability in April.....
maybe it's the school holiday weeks you're looking at...? i know for sure it's quiet at the moment...

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