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Old Nov 18th 2008, 4:13 pm
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I'm living in a hotel while on a 3 month project. And while work will cover the laundry expenses the hotel charges, paying 12 dirham for a pair of socks goes against the core of my being. I also go to the gym every day, so have quite a bit of tshirts and shorts that are disgusting at this point... Can anyone advise if their are places where you can drop off a bag of laundry and have is washed for you? Rather than pay per item like at hotels?
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I'm living in a hotel while on a 3 month project. And while work will cover the laundry expenses the hotel charges, paying 12 dirham for a pair of socks goes against the core of my being. I also go to the gym every day, so have quite a bit of tshirts and shorts that are disgusting at this point... Can anyone advise if their are places where you can drop off a bag of laundry and have is washed for you? Rather than pay per item like at hotels?
Are you in Dubai or abu D? Either way, there is a plethora of dhobi-wallahs who will pick up, launder and return your soiled garments...
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Bin liner full of shirts, jeans t shirts etc, washed and pressed for 50dhm downstairs from my apartment, dont use him though, I love ironing !
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Bin liner full of shirts, jeans t shirts etc, washed and pressed for 50dhm downstairs from my apartment, dont use him though, I love ironing !
Awesome. What are dhobi-whollas? and how do i find them? I'm living in the Le Meridien Mina in the Marina near Internet and Media cities in Dubai...
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Sorry mate, 160km away in Abu Dhabi, nut then again petrol is cheap !
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Sorry mate, 160km away in Abu Dhabi, but then again petrol is cheap !
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I remember staying at the samsung keoje island hotel in korea for a month and running up a laundry bill of 600GBP

Christ that took some explaining.

Hotlel laundry is a ripp off. Designed to boost margains. The majority are business travellers who will offset the cost against the project etc
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Yep totally agreed...was asked to pay 600Dhs last week by the hotel...and that was only to wash and fold, found a dry cleaners in the Greens who did it all and ironed for 250Dhs

Good luck not cheap
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