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“Peaceful Luxury” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai

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Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai
Ranked #1 of 545 Hotels in Dubai
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Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Peaceful Luxury”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

This hotel just makes you smile form the moment you come in. I love to be greeted with a hospitality beverage at check in and they did just that. Our rooms were perfect and our requests were honored which always relaxes me and makes me happy. I loved the afternoon tea service, the view, the pool, the gardens, the fine dining, and especially the Espa Spa. This spa was so amazing that when I came home I googled to see where else I could go to an Espa Spa. Their facial made a real lasting difference to my skin. The hotel rooms are exquisitely beautiful here. I would only recommend to this hotel that they turn down the volume on the out door ambiance music which plays 24/7 on the grounds. We could hear it in our rooms sometimes at night. I wish we could have stayed a little longer.

Room Tip: All of the rooms seemed good to me. I especially enjoyed the oversized bath tub and beautiful tile...
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank GoValGo
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OORoyalMirage, Manager at Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai, responded to this review, 24 May 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience, and indeed delighted to read that you enjoyed our facilities and services provided by our team of dedicated members.

We have noted your kind suggestions regarding the back-ground music, and will inform the concerned department head accordingly

We value your comments and suggestions which are shared with all and look forward to your return visit in a not too distant future.

Kind Regards
Management Team
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai.
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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Siesta Key, Florida
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255 reviews
108 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

One of the best parts is that the residences of the Residence can use all the facilities at all the other restaurants. It is luxurious, quiet with great service and really beautiful and large rooms.

The beach is nice and the pool is quiet - a great refuge from the hustle bustle of Dubai.

Will plan to stay here again.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank mdbasile
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OORoyalMirage, Manager at Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai, responded to this review, 27 April 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you very much for sharing your recent experience, and indeed delighted to read that you enjoyed our facilities and services provided by our team of dedicated members.

We value such feedback which is shared with all and look forward to your return in not too distant future.

Kind regards
Management Team
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai.
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Dubai
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40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

I chose this hotel to propose to my girlefriend at the weekend and so glad I did. My other alternative was the Burj al Arab. Al Qasr or Mina Salam but I felt these were too big and brash.
The proposal was a surprise over lunch at 101 which is a restaurant on the One and Only on the Palm. During my booking of the hotel and restaurant reservations all the staff were so helpful and incredibly accomodating. I received phone calls from the Manager of the hotel, the F&B Manager at the One and Only on the Palm, I spoke to the GM of the whole place who was also incredibly helpful. They all went above and beyond to make sure our special occasion went smoothly and to ensure we had a fantastic time.
The Residence only has around 45-50 rooms so you feel you are staying somewhere quite intimate even though you have easy access to the Royal Mirage and Arabian Courtyard either side, plus the One and Only on the Palm which is a 5 minute boat ride.
If you are looking for really excellent and personal service in smaller hotel atmosphere then this is the place to get it in Dubai. Unlike other hotels in the Emirate it is only 3 stories high and although the decor is sumptuous it is not the 'in your face bling' that is so synonomous elsewhere.
We were sad to leave but we will forever remember our engangement weekend at the Residence.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Andyw_11
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OORoyalMirage, Manager at Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai, responded to this review, 16 April 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you very much for sharing your recent experience at the Arabian Court. We sincerely appreciate the time you have spent towards your detailed comments. Your very kind compliments towards our team members and departments will be shared with all concerned.

We are indeed delighted to read that you enjoyed the facilities and services provided by our team

We value such feedback, and look forward to your return in not too distant future.

Kind regards
Management Team
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai.
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014

Recently returned from the residence 200% as ever have been going there every year since it has opened, we have stayed in many hotels around the world but none on them beat the residence, all the teams are so attentive from the gardener to the manager, thank you again for making our stays so memorable, looking forward to being "home" again in June
mr and mrs smiff

Room Tip: Beware to put on a little weight the food is absolutely brill 6*
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mbsmiff54
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London
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57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

I stayed here for a lonjg weekend in March after a few days of business in the CBD. The Residence was the pick of the three options and proved to be a wise choice.

The pool and beach were superb as was the service.

There are many dining options across the resort and I would certainly return.

Room Tip: I would recommend a ground floor room which opens out to the gardens
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Laurence J
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OORoyalMirage, Manager at Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai, responded to this review, 16 April 2014
Dear Laurence

Thank you very much for sharing the details of your recent stay at the Residence & Spa.
We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the facilities and services provided by our team of dedicated members.

We value such feedback which is shared with all and look forward to your return in not too distant future.

Kind regards
Management Team
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai.
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Residence & Spa in March for a week. It was nice to be in the smaller Residence but have access to all facilities in the Arabian Palace and Palace. The rooms are lovely and the staff offer first class room service. We enjoyed the beach area. The beach team were very attentive and always made you feel welcome. The Dining Room, sometimes the service was slow and we witnessed guests complaining although this was not a great concern to us. We tried most of the other restaurants during our stay and we enjoyed them all. Our only fault we could find was the noise on the creek as often during our stay large 'party boats' came near the beach blazing extremely loud music. One day during our stay it was so ridiculous it cleared the beach! We appreciate this is a circumstance beyond the Managements control and the Manager did say they are trying to combat this problem. It would however not put us off any further stays at the Residence and will definitely return in the future.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank Christina G
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OORoyalMirage, Manager at Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai, responded to this review, 8 April 2014
Dear Christina,

Thank you very much for sharing your recent experience, and indeed delighted to read that you enjoyed our facilities and services provided by our team of dedicated members.

We value such feedback which is shared with all and look forward to your return in not too distant future.

Kind regards
Management Team
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai.
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014

We stayed here last year with our daughters and it was so wonderful we have booked again! In particular the service is outstanding - All the staff take a personal interest in you. eg We had booked a desert trip thru Virgin - on the day we waited and waited and nothing happened - front desk phoned the company who said they were on their way - when phoned again they said they had never received our booking and it was now too late to collect us! - we were very disappointed as we were going home the next day and could not rebook. However the front desk staff had already foreseen this possibility, had phoned another tour company whose director personally came and fetched us and took us out into the desert to meet up with their tour! The food is excellent and if on half board you can also dine on a fixed price menu in several of the other restaurants in the hotels on either side, however the Residence's dining room serves a wonderful variety of top quality food so we only ventured out once! It is a hotel for a complete chill out with a wonderful pool, someone comes around at regular intervals, serving complimentary fruit etc, they even offer to clean your sunglasses! It's expensive but you definitely get what you pay for - our best hotel

Room Tip: There are only two floors - the ground floor rooms have a patio and the Ist floor a balcony
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank docgamp
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OORoyalMirage, Manager at Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai, responded to this review, 31 March 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you very much for sharing the details of your recent stay at the Residence & Spa.

We are indeed delighted to read that you enjoyed the facilities and services provided by our team of dedicated members.

Rest assured, Hicham and his entire team will be informed of your kind compliments.

We look forward to welcome you during your next visit.

Kind regards
Management Team
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai.
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Property: Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai
Address: Al Sufouh Road | Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai 37252, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Dubai
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#3 Family Hotel in Dubai
#7 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#159 Business Hotel in Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:5 star — Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai 5*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Residence & Spa is an intimate sanctuary for those who wish to indulge in the comforts of prosperity with its own private reception and Dining Room and Library exclusive to guests staying in any of the 48 rooms and suites or the free-standing beachfront Garden Villa.The Arabian-styled private residences, each cared for by a specifically-selected, dedicated team, house a retreat of 1 Garden Villa, 16 Suites and 32 Prestige Rooms. Spacious and created with the finest detailing, all are sea facing with private balcony or terrace, and the elegant Garden Villa also provides a luxurious and ornate environment within the most exclusive part of the resort.Within the elegant courtyard entrance of Residence & Spa, guests will find the Health and Beauty Institute, an oasis of relaxation featuring the One&Only Spa, Oriental Hammam, the Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez and hair salon by Alexandre Zouari. ... more   less 
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