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“Nice hotel with nice nightlife”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Al Diar Dana Hotel

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Al Diar Dana Hotel
Ranked #78 of 129 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
DAMASCUS
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nice hotel with nice nightlife”
Reviewed 3 January 2010

I visit this hotel many time I usually take a studio is big and clean average 650 Dhs I thing the pries is reasonable comparing with other hotel in UAE the receptionist speak English well and they are helpful the open buffet is expansive 45 Dhs hover pizza is reasonable 22 Dhs but it better to visit the Lebanese pies restaurant its very near you can take breakfast by 10 Dhs he have tasty food near the hotel the is abu Dhabi mall its big and there are many restaurant in it in the night there are two club in the hotel I find them interesting the upper one have singing band the singe some olds it was nice most of club visitors from far east like Philippine

  • Stayed March 2008, travelled on business
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3 Thank MONZER-S
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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HGCE
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2009

Having travelled many hours to this hotel previously booked and paid for. On my arrival in the early hours of the morning (travelling for 19 nineteen hours) I was told that there was no room available despite a colleague being advised when he enquired that I was booked in and was due later that day. They then commenced to try to get me to another hotel there I was with luggage in this hotel waiting to be transported to another of their hotels I finally got to bed at 04.00 in the morning in betyween arguments by the hotel staff trying to get a taxi.

PLEASE PLEASE do not embark on such visit to this appalling hotel chain the second hotel was filthy and I had to accept it at that time in the morning

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled on business
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4 Thank Habshan
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London
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2009

The location is very noisey, the rooms tired and the windows dirty. The breakfast is poor and the prices not competitive. 49ers is now closed thankfully! The Trap Bar is a smokey dark park of the hotel not worth a visit. The local tellent seems to hang out there in the hope for a good time. Totally unacceptible!

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled on business
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1 Thank deanmonty
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2008

We have just returned from Dana Hotel where we were accommodated by the employer. We have been staying there as senior management of one of the biggest construction company's. My husband was there as HSE so welfare of all people accommodated in this hotel was an issue (total 27 people). During our 3 months stay we were moving the rooms twice (noise coming from disco). We have been double billed for one bill.(Due to long stay we decided to sign for everything and then pay the balance before leave). Our employer covered room, food and loundry).
Rooms: are nice clean, housekeeping is doing really well, during winter months no heating had to complain to manager
Loundry: They did damage my skirt (white skirt was returned back pink) after complaints got refund. Numer of our clothing was coming back with stains which were not there before.
Food: Garlic in everything including your scrambelled eggs. Food was served cold.Believe you me after 3 months you can get sick of it.
Room service: Food has never been delivered warm - cold eggs, cold sausages, cold steaks etc.
Hotel is located by a quite busy road - very noisy -impossible to sleep once you work. You can sleep from 4am-9am but unfortunately while your working from 8.00 doesn't do you any good.
Important information for people who care about reputation: it was a biggest knocking shop I have ever seen. Female companionship readly available in all public places.
I wouldn't advise to stay there any longer then you have to.

Stayed January 2008
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4 Thank Kat H
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Riyadh
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2007

Good place. Spacious room I just wish they have more channels on the TV. But location was excellent. Abu Dhabi mall is just about 500 metres away. If your too lazy to go anywhere top floor of the hotel is where the famous 49ners located. They have 2 bars but you can't hear anything from your room so yes you'll have a very comfortable night. If you stayed in a room facing the street you'll hear slight noise from the street but none too annoying. Food are expensive as any other hotels but if you walked across to the mall you'll find a food court with reasonable prices. Taxis are easy to get in the morning and most importantly this place is safe for a single female.

Stayed October 2007
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3 Thank TrippedFeet
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Wolverhampton UK
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2006

Where do i start, the rooms, the staff, the food, absolutely brilliant.
They really made you feel welcome and would do anything for you.Ive got to be honest i was expecting it to be horrible because i heard some bad reviews but then was pleasantly surprised. At the top floor of the hotel theres a club called 49ers which do the best steak in the world and again everyone wants to be your friend. 49ers do a night on a Wednesday called "The Meat Market" which consists of a 3 cousre meal whilst watching dancers and a great band called The Baldricks. Overall excellent and would definately go back if i get an opportunity.

  • Liked — The food and people
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Tips/Secrets — Enjoy the experience
  • Stayed August 2006, travelled with friends
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6 Thank NickyC
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uk
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2006

I visited the Dana Hotel in April 2006 with a few close friends. I can honestly say that I have never had an experience quite like it. The hotel staff are very friendly and everyone wants to make sure you are taken care of. They had a brilliant band on with an awesome drummer from the UK who was called 'The Dogg'! The clientel are incredibly friendly and the steak is always rare... delicious! I think this hotel is only rated a 3* but it should definatly be a 6! I will definatly be visiting the world famous 49ers again and hope they keep up the good work.

  • Liked — The World Famous 49ers.
  • Disliked — a little dear
  • Tips/Secrets — enjoy yourself
  • Stayed November 2006, travelled with friends
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3 Thank ollywick
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Property: Al Diar Dana Hotel
Address: Tourist Club 2 St | PO Box 47300, Abu Dhabi 47300, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Abu Dhabi
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #78 of 129 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Al Diar Dana Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 112
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dana Hotel is located adjacent to the Abu Dhabi Mall and in the heart of the city's commercial and leisure district. It is an ideal destination for both business and holiday travelers and is just 35 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport, 20 minutes from Yas Marina Circuit & Ferrari World and 15 minutes from Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre Each of the 112 air-conditioned rooms is contemporarily designed and are fully equipped with all modern-day amenities and also offer spectacular views of the sea and the city. The hotel has a fine variety of wine and dine options such as the Marigold restaurant serving delectable international cuisine; and Pizzeria Italiana, the most talked about pizza house in town. After-hours entertainment venues include, The Trap - a European-styled pub and 49ers, the American diner with a built-in BBQ kitchen and a range of exotic cocktails. ... more   less 
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