Name: Jood Palace Hotel
Location: United Arab Emirates
A sophisticated hotel with a suitability Arabian feel awaits at the JOOD Palace Hotel in Dubai. With all the services that you would expect at a five-star hotel and noticeably memorable service, this hotel stands out from the crowd in Dubai.
The JOOD Palace Hotel is located in the heart of Deira’s commercial and business district, just 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport. You are well located to explore Dubai as the metro station is literally a 5-minute walk away. Dubai itself is very accessible; direct flights from London take less than 7 hours with many airports flying the route directly, including British Airways, Emirates and Virgin Atlantic.
Style & Character
The hotel feels classically Arabian; it is contemporary and stylish but it stands out from more generic offerings by really reminding its guests where they are in the world.
Service & Facilities
Service is vitally important here and it is here that the hotel really differentiates itself; gracious, helpful and warm, the concierge team are multi-lingual and are dedicated and driven to make sure your stay is as near to perfection as is possible. As facilities go, the beautiful rooftop swimming pool is probably the highlight, there is a Jacuzzi and a children’s pool too and plenty of space to laze about soaking up the sunshine. The large fitness centre is well-equipped and there’s also a steam room, sauna. JOOD Spa promises a journey of ultimate rejuvenation infused by ancient wisdom and philosophies, which sounds like exactly what I need when on holiday! There are 6 luxurious treatment rooms and an experienced team of therapists. The conference and event here are good too, from the tent-shaped ballroom to a choice of intimate meeting rooms.
There are 147 Deluxe, Premium and Club rooms, 10 Ambassador Suites, Two Royal Suites and 90 fully-furnished Deluxe Serviced Residences. What most stands out most with the accommodation, is how spacious all the rooms are, not matter what room type. They are all tastefully designed with plush carpets and elegant décor. Room amenities include: private balcony or patio, 32” Flat LED TV, complimentary high speed Wi-Fi, complimentary access to the fitness centre and swimming pool, bathrobes, slippers, luxurious Soames & Gilchrist bath amenities, tea/coffee making facilities, mini-bar, complimentary newspaper and in-room safe. If your budget allows, the Ambassador Suites are something special; with spectacular five-fixture bathrooms, butler service and Jacuzzis.
Food & Drink
There are three main restaurants at JOOD Palace Hotel; for fine-dining Arabic-style, Al Waha is a beautiful space and includes a live charcoal grill; for North Indian cuisine, try award-winning restaurant, Handi, check-out the show kitchen and Tandoori oven, and also on offer is contemporary Japanese and Pan-Asian cuisine at the delightful Sakura. For breakfast, Le Rendezvous is the place to go, it serves a delicious à-la-carte and international buffet breakfast. There is a lounge in the lobby which offers light meals and some fascinating people watching and there’s a club lounge too. Be pre-warned that in keeping with its location, the hotel does not serve alcohol.
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