Dolphin Hotel Apartments - Dubai  3 stars

Khalid Bin Waleed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 121678  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Decent value - Good option to stay
  • Bed is big - Small swimming pool - Staff is good
  • Spacious rooms - Good breakfast - Always hot water
  • Air con did not work - Wifi internet is available - Gym was tiny
  • Decor was oldish - Close to the airport - Great service

Overview

Surrounded by many electronic and textile supermarkets three-stars Dolphin Hotel Apartments is located in the central part of the city nearby Dubai shopping and business areas.
The hotel’s exterior is performed in a modern style and features free parking and sauna.
All 99 air-conditioned rooms offer satellite/cable TV and include balcony or terrace.
The hotel’s restaurant offers to its guests breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
Dubai International Airport( DXB) is in 7.3km.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   99.

City Center Dubai - 1.4 mi
Airports Dubai (DXB) - 4.6 mi, Sharjah (SHJ) - 15.0 mi
Train Stations Khalid Bin Al Waleed Station - 4600 ft, World Trade Centre Station - 2.2 mi
Underground stations Khalid Bin Al Waleed Metro Station 2 - 4600 ft, Union Metro Station 2 - 1.6 mi
Bus stop - 1000 ft
Restaurants Rajdhani Restaurant - 1100 ft, Mama's Restaurant (cuisine: Indian, Chinese) - 1100 ft
Beaches Al Mamzar Park - 1.1 mi

Rooms

All rooms feature neutral style and direct dial phone, balcony or terrace, internet access, safe, satellite/cable TV, air conditioning, ironing set, washing machine, tea and coffee facilities, fridge, microwave and cooker.
Studio Double comes with a double bed.
Studio Deluxe offers a king-sized bed.
Executive Studio provides a king-sized bed.
Executive suite offers a separate living area.
Premium suite offers a separate living room and the best accommodation in the hotel.

Dining options

The Restaurant offers buffet continental breakfast.
The hotel’s restaurant offers to its guests breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
On the hotel’s territory there also is a café which offers a great variety of coffee drinks.

The hotel Dolphin Apartments provides visitors with a free buffet breakfast.  The hotel Dolphin Apartments serves a continental breakfast for free.  At the hotel Dolphin Apartments guests are invited to a american breakfast served for free. 

Work

The hotel offers the conference facilities to its business guests.
Business centre offers fax and photocopying services.
Wireless internet costs AED 10 per hour.

Leisure

Fitness centre with a gym is available in the hotel and there are also rooftop heated swimming pool, pool for small children, steam room and sauna.

Additional features

Babysitting is possible on request.
The hotel offers rooms and facilities for people with disabilities.
The Dolphin Hotel Apartments is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World organization.

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Facilities

General
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is AED 10 per hour

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Ironing facilities
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AED 100 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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All rooms feature neutral style and direct dial phone, balcony or terrace, internet access, safe, satellite/cable TV, air conditioning, ironing set, washing machine, tea and coffee facilities, fridge, microwave and cooker.
Studio Double comes with a double bed.
Studio Deluxe offers a king-sized bed.
Executive Studio provides a king-sized bed.
Executive suite offers a separate living area.
Premium suite offers a separate living room and the best accommodation in the hotel.

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      Dolphin Hotel Apartments LocationWhat's nearby

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      What's nearby

      What's nearby.

      City centre is in 1.7km.
      Dubai Museum In Al Fahidi Fort is in 700m.
      Dubai Museum is the main museum of United Arab Emirates, and it is the oldest building in Dubai, it is in 800m.
      Heritage Village, a village-museum build on the territory of ancient settlement, is in 1km.
      Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre is in 3.8km.
      Burjuman Mall, a shopping area, is in 1.3km.
      Gold Souk, a huge market of gold, is in 1.4km.
      Lamcy Plaza, a shopping area, is in 3.2km.
      Creek Park, an amusement park, is in 3.9km.
      Dubai Creek Golf & Yachtclub, golf courses, is in 4.6km.

      Tourist attractions
      • Bastakia, historisches Altstadtviertel in Dubai
        4600 ft
      • Dubai Museum
        1.3 mi
      • Dubai Zoo
        1.6 mi
      • Hatta Rock Pools
        1.6 mi
      • Grand Mosque
        1.6 mi
      • Lamcy Plaza
        1.6 mi
      • Al Bastakia Area
        1.6 mi
      • Al Ahmadiya School
        1.6 mi
      • Bur Juman Centre
        1.6 mi
      • Camel Race Track
        1.6 mi
      Popular areas
      Train stations
      • Khalid Bin Al Waleed Station
        4300 ft
      Amusement
      • Al Nasr Leisureland
        1.6 mi
      Historical sites
      • Jumeira Mosque
        1.6 mi
      • Shaikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House
        1.6 mi
      Museums
      • The Dubai Museum
        1.6 mi
      Parks
      Air business related
      • Dubai International Airport
        1.6 mi
      Medical care and Hospitals
      Underground stations
      • Khalid Bin Al Waleed Metro Station 2
        4300 ft
      • Union Metro Station 2
        1.6 mi

      Local Attractions

      • Al Mamzar Park
        1.1 mi
        Al Mamzar, Dubai
      • Dubai Creek
        1.7 mi
        Dubai Creek, Dubai
      • Jumeirah Mosque
        2.1 mi
        Al Jumeira Road, Dubai
      • Dubai Dolphinarium
        2.8 mi
        P.O.Box 232292, Dubai
      • Wonderland Theme & Water Park
        3.2 mi
        Riyadh Road, Dubai

      Near the hotel

      • Dubai Museum
        2500 ft
        Al Souq Al Kabeer, Dubai
      • Sheikh Saeed al-Maktoum's House
        3600 ft
        Al Khaleej Rd, Dubai
      • The Dubai Heritage Village
        3800 ft
        Entrance of the Dubai Creek, Dubai
      • Raffles Botanical Garden
        4500 ft
        Sheikh Rashid Road, Wafi,, Dubai

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Rajdhani Restaurant

        80% likes this, based on 18 reviews

        1100 ft
        129 Al Rolla Road, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

        Phone: 04-3934433

      • Mama's Restaurant

        68% likes this, based on 28 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian, Chinese
        Price Range: USD 12 - USD 22

        1100 ft
        Khalid Bin Waleed Road

        Phone: 04-3860701

      • Thattukada, Palm Beach Hotel

        75% likes this, based on 22 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian

        1100 ft
        Khalid Bin Waleed Road
      • Kan Zaman

        62% likes this, based on 35 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

        1200 ft
        Heritage Village

        Phone: 43939913

      • Casa Goa

        71% likes this, based on 30 reviews
        Cuisine: Seafood, Indian

        1400 ft
        Taria bin Ziyad Road
      Getting there.

      Dubai International Airport (DXB) is in 7.3km.
      Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) is in 23.9km.
      Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) is in 42.7km.

      Getting around.

      The nearest bus stop is in 100m.
      The train station Khalid Bin Al Waleed Station is in 1.1km.
      The train station Financial Centre Station is in 5.7km.
      The underground station Khalid Bin Al Waleed Metro Station 2 is in 1.1km.
      The underground station Union Metro Station 2 is in 2.1km.
      Free parking is possible on site of the hotel.

      Dolphin Hotel Apartments Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Dolphin Hotel Apartments

      Average guest rating

      6.0
      out of 10
      Good
      Based on 44 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Value
      6.5
      Location
      7.3
      Service
      5.5
      Rooms
      7.1
      Dining
      7.0

      Individual guest reviews

      • Group of friends

        The location was great - close to everything and in a tremendous shopping area. The room was large and comfortable, separate lounge and fridge etc Value for money was certainly good. Staff friendly and receptive to requests.

        Although it had kitchen facilities there were no implements, crockery cutlery etc. Cleanliness average to lower (acceptable JUST). Breakfast was not for Europeans (except the toast and juice) - even curried scrambled eggs!

        • Average rating
          7.0
      • Group of friends

        I did not like my stay, as a matter of fact I checked out two days early. Can I get some of my money back or do I set up a blog on a dubai info site?

        I did not like the staff at the front desk, nor the guest living there, they were all very rude.

        • Average rating
          4.6
      • Single

        Location is good.

        Hotel staff is not very co-operative. Except reception no-one attends your call. Bigger problem is they dont have parking, parking is always full. No reason to book in this hotel unless they provide parking. The money you save by booking here will be spend on paid parking.

        • Average rating
          4.6
      • Family with children

        Location is good, its on the main street ( Khalid bin Al waleed)

        The hotel staff are big liars . I booked an Executive Studio for my brother and a two bedrooms apartment for myself and when I arrived they showed me a one-bedroom apartment . They were trying to convince me that what they were showing me was a two-bedroom apartment and when I shouted at them they offered me a two separate rooms instead of a two bedroom apartment. They refused to admit that it was a mistake from their side though they asked me to move to another place in the second night where I found two bedrooms but without a separate living area. Parking is a nightmare. Though it is mentioned in the booking information that Free private parking is possible on site, when I arrived I found it impossible to use their 7 parking lots because the hotel staff are occupying the 7 parking lots. I never met one single guest that managed to park his car in the parking area.

        • Average rating
          4.2
      • Family with children

        Location is good

        The sign board of the hotel is not lighted, it is hard to note the hotel from the street, the staff cannot describe the location, the swimming pool is not available during morning time, and when calling the reception they tell you only after 4 pm.

        • Average rating
          4.2
      • Family with children

        there is no parking as mentioned, i spend more than 2hrs looking for parkinig then i parked long away and got taxi back/ there is no understanding from the staff and no consederation / poor room service / poor location

        • Average rating
          3.8
      • Couple

        its best for location..

        room cooling system and lighning in the room was poor. Also car parking is very limited, i.e. upto 7 to 8 cars, which is not good for the guests coming with their own cars.

        • Average rating
          6.6
      • Family with children

        Room services, car parking and location of the hotel (middle of the city)

        • Average rating
          6.2
      • Single

        Nearest to the business Hub and the location is good

        • Average rating
          8.8
      • Group of friends

        Everything is fine as per the value.

        • Average rating
          9.6
      • Group of friends

        Location was best, everything is near, supermarkets, bazaars, and many many other things...I liked a lot!

        • Average rating
          9.2
      • Family with children

        The service received by Vijay Lopes

        The bed bugs and the rooms were not clean - the location was perfect

        • Average rating
          7.0
      • Couple

        We didn't like anything. The reason for which we had to move to another hotel just after one night even though we had intended to spend one week there.

        We were two that stayed in the standard studio apartment for one night. We didn't like anything about the hotel. Although, it is located in the heart of Bur Dubai, the hotel is just by the road close to a junction and so no good space for taxi to drop-off guests. The taxi that took us to the hotel just dropped us off by the road-side and we had a bit of rough time trying to cross the busy road with our luggage to the hotel reception lobby. My attempt to get the hotel staff to send a trolley to help with our luggage failed. We had to struggle to carry everything by ourselves. It was not a nice way to welcome a guest. The reception lobby was so crowded and noisy - the atmosphere was not welcoming at all. Although, the apartment we got was fairly clean, there were no utensils as stated on the website of the hotel. We felt so uncomfortable that we had to move to another hotel the next day just after one night, even though we had wanted to stay there for one week.

        • Average rating
          3.8
      • Single

        Location and price

        maybe more clean and better service for front desk becaus e 1 person is not enough for front desk.Poor staf (Only one )became mad everyday and he is right .

        • Average rating
          7.0
      • Older travelers

        There are many restaurants within walking distance and lots to varieties of food to choose from.

        Getting in and finding a space in the hotel car park are a real nightmare.

        • Average rating
          7.4
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