About the Hotel
This elegantly built hotel decorates the twinkling skyline of the world’s most rich and opulent city – Dubai, and is located on the majestic eastern shore of Dubai Creek. The hotel looks absolutely spectacular when you look at how massively its built. For spoilers, it encompasses an area of 3.8 kilometres and offers breathtaking views of the surreal waters of the creek.
Its construction started way back in the year 2003 and it took a whooping 12 years to get completed. The hotel opened its grand doors to the visitors in the year 2007. Its easy access to many of Dubai’s malls and the airport makes it a favoured hotel for guests, specially the ‘lovers of spas’. Yes, you are in for a grand surprise here…the luxury spa services offered at Dubai Fesival City will surpass all your expectations!
This magnificent hotel ‘for all seasons and for all reasons’ as we like to call it, was built by Al Futtaim Carrillion and took 12 years to finish. Built in contemporary style, it is a massive 34 story luxury hotel featuring a world of services and features. The brand Intercontinental Hotels came into existence in the year 1946. The golden date when it was started by Pan American World Airways was 4th of April, and since then, the group hasn’t looked back.
If you’re someone that likes to live life king-size, then you have to stay at this hotel. There are in total 508 rooms, all decorated as majestically and elegantly as one can imagine. These rooms span over 34 floors, and offer dreamy vistas of Dubai’s fashionable skyline, the Creek and the Festival City Mall.
The Classic Rooms are set exquisitely and offer visitors serenely decorated interiors featuring jewel toned colour palette, marble flooring and a host of modern amenities to make anyone never feel like going back home. The guests would all in love with the stylish toiletries crafted to perfection. The other feature to spellbound guests is the stand alone bathing tub where one can soak whilst sipping a glass of sparkling wine or champagne.
Guests are spoilt for choice at Festival City as there is a spread of gorgeously designed rooms to suit all kinds of tastes. If classic is not for you, then choose the hotel’s stunningly designed Executive Rooms that offer the best of world class facilities apart from taking your breath with the mind-blowing views of the shimmering skyline of Dubai and the Creek. Also, guests opting to stay at any Executive room get to enjoy access to Club Lounge, an exclusive privilege offered to executive room guests!
In addition to these above mentioned rooms, the Festival City also features Suites, all designed keeping in tune with modern times. The interiors are splashed with neutral colour schemes and accessories that match contemporary likings. Guests staying here have the freedom to entertain friends at the lounge that’s exclusive to Suites. World class linen and furniture are additional features to make anyone’s jaws drop.
The Festival City Dubai will spoil its guests with a myriad of attractive features that will hook everyone and make them want to stay here forever. Of the many attractions, the Spas are definitely Dubai’s finest. They offer an eclectic array of treatments suited for everyone’s tastes. The spa visitors get to enjoy the post treatment complimentary refreshments offered by the various chic restaurants of the hotel.
There are three spas in this hotel, namely Urban Retreat, The Intercontinental Experience and the Romantic Elements Couples Retreat that offer exquisite treatment packages designed for both men and women. With high quality botanical spa packages on offer, these are perfect for calming the mind, body and soul.
The treatment packages include body brushing, messages and Shiatsu body pressure warming sessions. For couples wanting to spend a romantic day with each other, there is the couple Spa Suit that offers luxurious treatments including Jacuzzi baths with aroma therapeutic components. The couple Spa Suit also features a private tea lounger that serves signature complimentary refreshments.
The interiors of these spas are infused with Arabic influences and are perfect for spending an entire day filled with decadence. Whether, couples or singles, this hotel’s spas are a class apart in true sense.
While here, guests have the option to indulge their gastronomical senses in a wide variety of cuisines that are offered at Choix Patisserie and Restaurant, The Fish House, Anise, and Pierres Bistro And Bar.
Number one reason for you to stay at The Festival City – Dining
Choix Patisserie and Restaurant
Most visitors that stay at this ultra modern hotel in Dubai fall in love with its myriad of cuisines that leave them not merely delighted but over the top. One among the dining jewels of this place is the Choix Patisserie and Restaurant, a haven where serenity gets a new meaning! Yes, the moment you enter it, the white colour palette engages you and gives you a feel of spaciousness. The food here will leave you flabbergasted. The chef Pierre Gagnaire is the man behind the creation of the mouth smacking delights like pastries and French desserts.
The Fish House
Guests prefer to book a stay here for it spoils them with hundreds of things, one of them being The Fish House, a culinary heaven serving only the freshest catch from the sea. Here, you can satiate your palate with a wide range of seafood preparations never tasted before.
Pierres Bistro and Bar
Most will head straight towards the bistro and bar for its smashing nightlife as well as the culinary delights that will leave anyone high and dry! It is run by Gagnaire, a Michelin star chef who has succeeded in creating a magical atmosphere at this bistro and bar.
The hotel prides itself for its here that Anise, a restaurant serves an eclectic spread of food to its celebrated guests. The atmosphere of this place motivates everyone to enjoy their time to the fullest. Be it its star inspired layout, or its large airy windows, or the mouth-watering buffet, Anise surprises you with many a gorgeous things. Most visitors fall in love with the dramatic live station cooking that’s carried out in eight stations, all upfront!
Number two reason for you to stay at The Festival City – Business meetings
The Festival City Dubai is a hotel not merely meant for couples or visitors on pleasure trips. It’s a place for business guests too. Meetings and conferences conducted here are world class and are offered at 19 exquisitely designed meeting rooms. The rooms can seat almost 1300 people. Apart from these venues, one can also hold a massive conference at Festival Arena spanning 5000 square meters.
International business houses can hold grand meetings that are made personalised with the hotel’s own event management team of extremely talented professionals. Meetings here become much more than just simple noting down of minutes. One can engage in team building activities wherein everyone can participate and get to share his or her own experiences.
Even the speakers chosen are carefully picked and often include local cultural ambassadors and experts. The meetings at The Festival City are anything but boring. Here, delegates get to try out lip smacking delicacies that are served during lunch breaks. One can have the luxury to taste a delectable spread of local produce at these breaks.
Number three reason to book your stay at The Festival City – Accessibility and shopping
This modern luxurious hotel is accessible to the most iconic structures in Dubai. For example, the Dubai International Airport that is located nearby. One can reach it in just 10 minutes. Apart from this, the Dubai Festival City Mall can be accessed directly from the hotel.
The mall is a popular tourist spot and is world famous for its stores, ranging over 500. Apart from its boutique stores, the mall is loved by kids who come here to enjoy the IMAGINE water fountain and laser show. Women guests would love to stay at this hotel as the mall is a shopper’s paradise. From luxury fashion clothing lines, handbags, cosmetics to electronics, the mall offers everything under one roof.
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How to Book:
- The check-in time is 3 PM. Guests are also offered early check –ins.
- The check-out time is 12 PM and guests can check out late.
- Handicapped guests worry not as the hotel is disabled friendly and offers rooms that are accessible by wheelchairs. Closets are wheelchair friendly as well.
- The hotel allows only authorised guide dogs and not every pet.
- Wheelchair friendly parking is available.
- Doctor on call facility is offered between 12 A,M till 11.50 PM
- Spa treatments like foot message, manicures, pedicures, facials, body wraps are offered to guests.
- Couples can use the VIP Suit at the Spa Intercontinental.
- Personalised treatment packages are offered to guests.
- The hotel offers the best value for money stays in Dubai.
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