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Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina
Ranked #83 of 540 Hotels in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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“Fantastic Hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

Absolutely brilliant hotel. We stayed in June, and could not fault the place.

The hotel outsources security, so you always feel safe. Whilst out on the beach and around the pool the bar staff bring around small cups of iced fruit slush drink and cold towels - great when temperatures are hitting the high 30's and more.

Breakfast is brilliant, so much choice. I recommend the pancakes! Staff all through the hotel are great, the only issues you'll have are if you aren't staying there and you try to walk through the hotel to use the beach or get to the bar next door.

It's worth noting that you can also use the facilities of the Westin next door. We did, and were glad we chose the Le Meridien.

Room Tip: Try and get a high floor.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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MSeyahi, General Manager at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, responded to this review, 28 April 2014
Dear Jman86,
Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your recent stay with us at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi
I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast at Latest Recipe!
It is especially nice to hear that all our associates made you feel welcome and at ease, which is something that we always strive for.
We are looking forward to welcoming you back later in the year!
Best Regards,
Tolga S. Lacin
General Manager
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Even though this hotel is advertised on the Starwood website, don't expect credit in the SPG program.

Also, as to the hotel:
1) Small shower in a bathtub with a half wall of glass (water spews all over the place);
2) There is no ambience, especially since the lobby is small and non-descript;
3) Food choices are limited and sub-par;
4) Limited seating by the pool; and
5) Service at the pool leaves a lot to be desired.

The only redeeming attribute is Barasti Beach Club, which is a fun outdoor spot for food and nightlife. That could also be a detriment for some because it is noisy way into the night.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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MSeyahi, General Manager at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, responded to this review, 28 April 2014
Dear 243345,
Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about your recent stay with us in Le Méridien Mina Seyahi.
I am disappointed to hear that your stay did not live up to your expectations and that there were various challenges you have encountered during your stay, for which I would like to apologize.
Please rest assured that we take all our guest comments seriously and I have discussed your comment with our Management Team in order to improve our general guest experience in the future.
Should you with to return to Dubai, please contact us directly and we will be delighted to assist.
Best Regards,
Tolga S. Lacin
General Manager
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dubai
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

What an unpleasant welcome at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi!!

My wife and I were trying to get in the property to spend some time at the Barasti Bar beach, one of the hotel's outlets. We went through a back entrance, next to the tennis courts and were asked questions by an outsourced security guard in Mickey Mouse English and could barely understand the conversation. The guard was also far too close, breaking the boundary of courtesy distance required for strangers. At some point, a Filipino female security officer popped up and turned us off in a very aggressive and unprofessional manner. Understanding we had taken the wrong entrance, we finally decided to take an open road straight ahead of us and along the premises to finally reach the outlet but were told instead to go around the whole property, which sounded awkward. We then decided to get back to the main building to try to have a quick lunch by the main pool. In the lobby, we were welcome by another Filipino female officer and an Indian man with a moustache. As usual, I must note that these people called you by an insisting "Sir" or "Ma'am" after you pass by them instead of reaching you in front and address their query face to face. You do feel like a dog being called not like a guest. That's probably a norm of respect they were never taught about. Anyhow, yet again, their English required technical deciphering and the only thing I managed to understand from them was that we had insulted one of their fellow security guards at the first passage gate. I asked the lady what exactly we had said that was insulting and she replied "you said something in your own language". To which, I asked if she was able to understand the said language so that we could clarify her statement. She just replied that she didn't know. At some point, I requested to speak to the manager on duty or to be given the GM's name to formerly complain. We waited for 10 minutes and were not attended to. I decided to go to the Front Office myself and spoke to a European lady there who gave me her business card. To be noted that the Filipino female and the Indian man were trying to avoid having us to talk to the management by all means and were gaining time as such. They were also partly hiding their name tag while talking to us for obvious reasons. Pathetic and unprofessional.

Once again, this is the proof some of the hotels in Dubai are still not capable of employing and training staff with the adequate manners and verbatim required to handle guests with respect and politeness. I'm definitely not an English native speaker. However, I do expect to understand and be understood when I'm in an international hotel such as Mina Seyahi.

Avoid if you don't want to be treated like a punk.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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MSeyahi, General Manager at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, responded to this review, 22 April 2014
Dear captainolive,
Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about your recent stay with us in Le Méridien Mina Seyahi.
I am disappointed to hear that your stay did not live up to your expectations and that there were various challenges you have encountered during your stay, for which I would like to apologize.
Please rest assured that we take all our guest comments seriously and I have discussed your comment with our Management Team in order to improve our general guest experience in the future.
Should you with to return to Dubai, please contact us directly and we will be delighted to assist.
Best Regards,
Tolga S. Lacin
General Manager
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

We spent a wonderful week away from the British cool spring at the end of March. We booked a club room which we found to be tremendous value - taking advantage of a plentiful breakfast, a very pleasant afternoon tea and an extremely generous 3 hour happy hour with a wide range of canapé daily. Watching the sun go down from the balcony was stunning. All staff we met were so helpful - from a smooth check-in, a cricket chat as we collected our beach towels to preventing us from 'wrestling with a beach umbrella.' The recent refurbishment has a modern lux feel about it and the art work dotted around the foyer/ground floor makes it a more personalised rather than clinical environment. As I read reviews prior to travelling I was a little worried about the Barista noise that everyone seemed to comment on. We had no issues with the noise - our room on the 7th floor and situated fairly near to The Westin - seemed to work for us. Yes I was aware of some light background beat on the Friday and Saturday evenings (absolutely no noise on the other 5 nights so let's get this in to perspective) but the beds/pillows at the Mina are soooooo comfortable it would take a lot more than that to stop us sleeping. Well done Mina Seyahi, we'll definitely be back.

Room Tip: Higher floor - towards The Westin should prevent the Barista Fri/Sat noise if you're a light sle...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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MSeyahi, General Manager at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, responded to this review, 20 April 2014
Dear CiaoBella13,
Thank you for giving us your feedback about your very recent stay with us at Le Méridien Mina Seyahi!
I am delighted to hear that you generally enjoyed your stay and especially our outdoor facilities and the beach!
It is especially nice to hear that all our associates made you feel welcome and at ease, which is something that we always strive for.
We are looking forward to welcoming you back later in the year!
Best Regards,
Tolga S. Lacin
General Manager
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Watford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

Just returned from our 8th stay at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi and it was as excellent as ever. All the staff remember us every time we go, and we cannot fault anything at this superb hotel. There are not enough superlatives to describe this wonderful hotel...from the rooms, the beach, the pool, the food, the amazing staff (special thanks to Marloes, Ahmed, Ronny, Niresh, Raymond, Riyon and Tony) and we cannot wait to return again. We tried the Bubbalicious Friday brunch (at the Westin in the same grounds as Le Meridien) and it was definitely not to be missed. What an incredible array of delicious food - thoroughly recommended. Le Meridien - we shall see you next year for sure! Many thanks to all at Le Meridien....people around you make a holiday, and all the staff are exceptional and this is our favourite place!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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MSeyahi, General Manager at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, responded to this review, 20 April 2014
Dear Sam V,
Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your recent stay with us and I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience.
It is great to read that you enjoyed our award winning brunch Bubbalicious!
It is especially nice to hear that all our associates made you feel welcome and at ease, which is something that we always strive for.
We are looking forward to welcoming you back later in the year!
Best Regards,
Tolga S. Lacin
General Manager
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

The hotel location is great. Just near the marina, there are two private beaches in front and also is relatively close to shopping centers and sightseeing.
Trip with a regular taxi to Mall of Emirates costs about 26-27 dirhams (5 euro), and to Burj Khalifa is 47-48 (10 euro). The luxurious and illegal taxis are more expensive. Avoid them, they are actually not more comfortable than the regular taxis.
The rooms are very spacious and very comfortable, furniture seems brand new. Bathroom is nice, although I would like a movable shower head instead of just fixing one. This is actually my only complain about this hotel.
The view to the marina is astonishing, day or night. I found myself chilling on the balcony way too often.
There is free bottles of water in the room, with new ones added every day. Also free coffee - capsules or regular, with sugar, cream and everything for to quickly wake up without going to breakfast first.
Breakfast itself is truly 5-star, I didn't found anything missing. Very rich buffet, one of the best I've seen.
Staff is extremely helpful, especially the concierge. They will help you with everything you desire. No matter how often you change your mind.
Beach in front of the hotel is great. Enough space for everybody, not too crowded. Pools are also very large and spacious.
Would definitely consider this hotel for my next visit in Dubai.

Room Tip: Get a room with a view to the marina.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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MSeyahi, General Manager at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
Dear VentsiBeast,
Thank you for giving us your feedback about your stay in the Resort last year and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us.
It is especially nice to hear that all our associates made you feel welcome and at ease, which is something that we always strive for.
We are looking forward to welcoming you back later in the year!
Best Regards,
Tolga S. Lacin
General Manager
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

Dubai is a wonderful place to go and if you have never been before you must put it on your bucket list.

The Hotel is simply wonderful from start to finish. The experience that lasted for 3 nights was first class from the minute we were greeted by the concierge and then the baggage guys. They called you taxis if required and notified the drivers as to your destination.

The reception staff were first class, Multi-lingual and nothing was too much trouble whether they were from India, Canada, South Africa, Egypt in fact all ports north, south, east and west.

The hotel rooms were most comfortable with all the facilities, including tea and coffee maker, complimentary water and of course the obligatory fridge containing nuts, biscuits, wine and beers. Room service was available if required. Our Hotel room no 202 overlooking the pools and with a terrific sea view had a large king bed and a small double.

The restaurant for the breakfast was simply fantastic for a 5 star hotel. Continental, fry up, cereal, toast, you name it, they provided food to your taste and satisfaction. Fruit in abundance, yoghurts freshly squeezed and prepared, tea, coffee juice and many other combinations to suit your taste buds.

The hotel is licensed and has a Chinese and Italian restaurants served by extremely attentive staff again Multi-National and English speaking. Beautifully attired, smart in appearance and all immaculately dressed.

The hotel has a private beach, with lifeguards on duty during the day. There are beach bars in the hotel grounds which again are licensed and serve all the drinks under the sun. They even provide waiter service should you require. Sun beds available with canopies available to protect you from the sun.

The hotel is next to the Barasti bar, which apparently if one of the busiest bars in the world. Some people complained about the noise but to be honest from our room which overlooked the Barasti it was not too bad, and after a few cocktails who cared.

Room Tip: It is next to the The Barasti bar but I was in room 202 which was great.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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MSeyahi, General Manager at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
Dear Blackpool,
Thank you for giving us your feedback about your very recent stay with us at Le Méridien Mina Seyahi!
I am delighted to hear that you generally enjoyed your stay and especially your breakfast at Latest Recipe Restaurant.
It is especially nice to hear that all our associates made you feel welcome and at ease, which is something that we always strive for.
We are looking forward to welcoming you back later in the year!
Best Regards,
Tolga S. Lacin
General Manager
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Property: Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina
Address: Al Sufouh Road, Dubai 213084, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai > The Marina
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Dubai
#39 Family Hotel in Dubai
#54 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#63 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#78 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#138 Business Hotel in Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina 5*
Number of rooms: 220
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Boasting a 1,200 m sandy beach, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi is located in Jumeirah. This 5-star luxury resort has several swimming pools situated amidst lush gardens and 5 dining and entertainment venues. Featuring a classic chic décor, Le Meridien rooms are air-conditioned. Each room offers free WiFi, a Flat-screen TV and a safety deposit box. They all offer panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf or Dubai's skyline. Leisure facilities at the Mina Seyahi include a water sports centre and Club Mina fitness centre. Younger guests can enjoy Le Meridien Family Club which offers activities programme, beach games as well as 2 separate and shaded kids' pools. Guests can enjoy a wide range of international classic and hearty dishes at the Latest Recipe. Horizon offers casual snacks and cocktails by the pool. Gourmet by Kcal offers a variety of healthy dishes in a entirely gluten-free kitchen. For more upbeat evening, Barasti Bar offers live entertainment. Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort is a 10-minute drive from Emirates Golf Course. Mall of The Emirates is 8 km from the resort and Dubai International Airport is 31 km away. Mina Seyahi is a great choice for travellers interested in beaches, relaxation and food. ... more   less 
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