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“Happy time”
Review of Al Ain Mall

Al Ain Mall
Ranked #10 of 48 things to do in Al Ain
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Al Ain Mall is Al Ain’s premier shopping and leisure destination opened as early as 2001. Soon, it became an integral part of Al Ain’s identity and daily life. The Mall has got a decade-long success story as it enviably upholds supremacy in both retail and entertainment. Built over an area exceeding 2,500,000 Sq.ft. Al Ain Mall is home to 350 world-renowned shops and 60 restaurants and cafes unique only to Al Ain Mall. The city’s top entertainment facilities can be found in the mall including the first full-sized ice rink made of real ice; bowling and billiard center & Grand Cineplex. The glamorous mall hosts more than 12 million visitors a year, 55% of which are UAE nationals. In addition to the wide-ranging choices in fashion offered by celebrated regional-international brands, delectable selection of restaurants & Cafes the Mall also offers soothing comforts and outstanding convenience by providing more than 3,000 covered parking spread over 3 basement levels.Al Ain Mall also enjoys unique privileges like “the only mall named after the City-Al Ain” “the only mall located in the downtown and closest to the Omani border”. Also with its expansive architecture, striking angular façade reflecting the historical significance and heritage of Al Ain, the Mall is one of the favorite tourist destination in Al Ain.Known as the “ever-active mall” Al Ain Mall runs year-round promotions and campaigns offering luxurious grand prizes that make the shopping a truly rewarding experience.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
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“Happy time”
Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

I was very happy in al Ain mall and we played on action zone the beautiful game in the world and I took the map of al Ain mall

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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“Cartoon - Children's Play Area”
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Only reviewing this place. The mall itself is fine.

The play area is on the 2nd floor, next to fatburger in the new extension.

The play place itself is quite nice.
Has a split toddlers and older children areas.
It's all soft and padded.
The enclosure is quite high (but not the best! As I'll explain in a bit).

I would never leave my child there under the supervision of the staff.
The same women is always working.
Chewing gum in the mouth, blowing bubbles whilst playing games constantly on her phone!
Every time I have been there she does the same. She never ever looks over at the children who have been left there.

I was there today and a boy around 5 climbed up and over the enclosure. The maid wasn't really paying attention until I shouted. She shouted first as he run out of sight. Then decided to chase him.
Only when the maid was trying to open the gate to go after him, did the staff women even notice what had happened.
Her reaction was priceless!
If it was me... I'd be like 'oops! There's my job gone!' But no, she laughed and watched the maid chase the boy.
Apart from the staff, the play place is good.

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Saro, Sweden
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Centrally located shopping & entertainment”
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Although it cannot be compared to Dubai & Abu Dhabi's malls, this is a great mall for a small town like Al Ain. , It has variety of shops boutiques & restaurants, a supermarket, ice skating rink and cinemas. For some reason, few places have uneven pathways with inclines that go up and down. I don't know what the designers were thinking. For someone who is recovering from a past foot injury, I did not find that comfortable.

Visited March 2014
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Good mall with great stores and restaurants”
Reviewed 11 April 2014

The mall has all the usual stores, with hood selection if restaurants. The parking is being extended and recommend parking in the new extension.

Visited April 2014
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london
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“Shopping!”
Reviewed 6 April 2014

When you visit Dubai and Abu Dhabi ,you have to go shopping. After a while it becomes tedious . Like England they have the same shops but at the higher end. If you want to spend an hour browsing it is ok but do not come late afternoon or evening as it becomes crowded. The shops stay open really lante.

Visited March 2014
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