It is about 20 minutes to central downtown
Its a long way by Taxi, about 40 minutes drive and obviously it will be expensive each time you go there with Taxi fare.
Only good thing about this hotel's location it is near to Jebel Ali Free Port for workers. That's why I stay there.
As others have said, this hotel is a little out of the way. Local buses across the road from the hotel and the hotel runs a shuttle service at various times of the day to the malls.
I don't want to specify timings as I believe these are subject to change. Ask/contact reception or customer services before you travel and they can assist.
If you are staying here and thinking about the evening for meals etc, it's worth noting there are lots of eating choices, a small mall and a supermarket in the same location.
It's also not too far from the IBN Battuta Mall, which is very big and has lots of shops and eating places, as well as having a metro stop, where you can get to the other malls, marina and airport.
This very far from city center, it is clise to Jabal Ali
This very far from the city it is close to Jabal Ali
Using a taxi
Airport 35 min
Dubai marina 15 min
Dubai mall 25 min
Diera city centre,gold souk and Dubai creek 30 min
All the above times are approximate and dependent on traffic conditions
All above places are accessible by using the metro train from Ibn battuta mall (nearest metro station) using free shuttle from the hotel then a short taxi ride from metro station to your destination.
Warning Only use "Dubai taxi" cream with orange roof as there are private cars that will pick up customers and charge 3x normal price.
As Dubai is spread out over a large area you will need to travel a fair distance to the main attractions.
Hope this helps.
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