Hotel Review: Movenpick, Bur Dubai, Dubai

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The bedroom in Movenpick Hotel, Bur Dubai

Movenpick is a chain of hotels with Swiss origin.  In Dubai, there are 4 Movenpick hotels: in Deira, Bur Dubai, Jumeirah and IBG Battuta Gate.  I stayed at Movenpick Bur Dubai.    The first thing I noticed about the hotel was the courteous staff.  I’m pretty small so I sometimes get treated like a child but that didn’t happen here.  The next thing I noticed was the large fountain inside the hotel, near the reception desk.  The reception area looked nice and the sound of the water from the fountain gave the whole place a soothing effect.

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Writing desk and TV in the hotel room

My room and bathroom were pretty standard but I quickly discovered another thing to like about the hotel.  Apart from being only a 15-minute drive from the airport, it was also a 15-minute taxi ride from The Dubai Mall and a 20-minute car ride from the gold souk – the hotel’s location was perfect for me.

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The mirror in front of which I took self-portrait photos…

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…like this one!

Movenpick Bur Dubai has 3 restaurants, a sports bar and a nightclub so you can change scene without having to leave the hotel.  In addition, the food is good in the hotel – just as well they have a gym.  Oh and did I mention their rooftop swimming pool?  My only regret about Movenpick Bur Dubai is that I didn’t stay in Dubai long enough to try everything it offered.


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