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“Qamardeen Hotel- best choice of quality and price” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vida Downtown Dubai

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Vida Downtown Dubai
Ranked #23 of 544 Hotels in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 reviews
“Qamardeen Hotel- best choice of quality and price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2012

Had a great pleasure to stay at this gorgeous hotel.Just a steps away from Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall. Amazing breakfast! Just the rooms a little bit narrow.. However still have a good memories..

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Cleanliness
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Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2012

Check in was welcoming with warm towels and fresh orange juice. We had a large room which overlooked a garden. Bedrooms are unusual with glass bathroom but there were blinds! Breakfast was good with varying selection on offer although service was disappointing on one morning. Swimming pool, although small and by the road, was a welcome break from the busy city and a towel was brought as soon as I headed for a lounger. Concierge was helpful and honest and we were pleased with the activities recommended. Taxis wait outside so you didn't have to wait to go anywhere. I would recommend this hotel for it's location and general ambience.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012

We spent 4 days in Dubai in February and stayed in this hotel because it had very good ratings. And this was absolutely true: the hotel is close to Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa and the new creek. It is a nice hotel, the rooms are spacious and with lots of light, the bathroom very modern and clean. Breakfast was good with a great variety - the only thing we didn't like was that the breakfast area was REALLY cold. We mentioned this to the staff and were told this was due to the cold weather outside - which is absolutely not true. Apart from this the service was great, very friendly and we would recommend the hotel to our friends.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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JohnAritho, General Manager at Vida Downtown Dubai, responded to this review, 19 March 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for getting the time to share your feedback regarding your last stay.

I am glad to see that you had a good stay and the location and style of Hotel suited you well.

On the other hand I have noted your comment about the AC temparature at the Restaurant being cold - we shall definately ensure that this is addresed and a comfortable temparature maintained.

I do thank you for this.

I hope to see when you come to Qamardeen again soon.

Best Regards

John Aritho

General Manager
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

Well appointed city centre hotel, great if you need to be near Downtown/ DIFC.Very comfortable beds, clean spacious rooms with funky glass walled bathrooms. Free wifi throughout the hotel. Fantastic breakfast. Would stay here again on a stopover.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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JohnAritho, General Manager at Vida Downtown Dubai, responded to this review, 19 March 2012
Dear Guest 'JPXC',

Thank you very much for your short and factual review of Qamardeen.
I am very pleased that it worked well especially as a stopover point.

I do hope that you shall use us again in the future.

Best Regards

John Aritho

General Manager
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

Have stayed here several times before on business and this is a nice hotel near some of Dubai's attractions. The hotel is nicely furnished and the rooms are very clean and it has a quality feel about it. Its a relatively short walk to the main mall or the Burj Khalifa (book this on line!). Don't expect any 'old' town here though as its all brand new. It has a nice gym and swimming pool.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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JohnAritho, General Manager at Vida Downtown Dubai, responded to this review, 19 March 2012
Dear 'Clarker63',

It is wonderful to note that you have stayed at Qamardeen severally before and we do appreciate you taking time to tell us what makes the Hotel your choice of accomodation when in town.

I look forward to personally welcoming you during your next stay.

Best Regards

John Aritho

General Manager
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Additional Information about Vida Downtown Dubai

Property: Vida Downtown Dubai
Address: Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, The Old Town | Downtown Dubai, Dubai 114788, United Arab Emirates
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Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai > Downtown Dubai
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Dubai
#23 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#26 Family Hotel in Dubai
#46 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
Price range (per night): RM1,134 - RM2,621
Hotel Class:4 star — Vida Downtown Dubai 4*
Number of rooms: 156
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vida Downtown Dubai (previously Qamardeen Hotel) takes shape as six floors of fresh, urban styling with bright, airy private and public spaces. Sitting in the Old Town precinct of Dubai just a short walk from Burj Khalifa, eclectic souks, The Dubai Mall and The Dubai Fountain, and a short drive from, The Dubai International Financial Centre, the airport and beaches. This is, literally, the place to be. Please note that all rooms are non-smoking. ... more   less 
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