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48 out of 100

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Meliá Desert Palm Member of Meliá Collection

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9.2

Excellent (4,907 ratings)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 

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2 km Dubai Safari Park

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3.5 km Dragon Mart

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4.5 km Dubai International Academic City

Hotel Overview

Meliá Desert Palm Member of Meliá Collection, located in Dubai, is often praised by guests for its serene ambiance, luxurious accommodations, and attentive staff. However, some areas could use improvements according to reviews.

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Hotel highlights

Property

Service

Atmosphere

  1. Tranquil Setting: Guests love the peaceful and picturesque surroundings, ideal for relaxation.
  2. Exceptional Service: The staff's attentiveness and professionalism are frequently highlighted.
  3. Quality Dining: The hotel's dining options are praised for their variety and quality of food.
  4. Luxurious Facilities: The accommodations and facilities are described as luxurious and well-maintained.
  5. Unique Experiences: Many guests appreciate the unique experiences available, such as horse riding.
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Area for improvement

  1. Location: Some find the hotel's location to be too isolated, preferring a more central location.
  2. Pricey: The services and amenities are considered expensive by some guests.
  3. Limited Activities: A few reviewers mention a lack of activities, especially for young children.
  4. Room Availability: Difficulties with booking and availability of certain room types have been reported.
  5. Transportation Necessities: The need for personal transportation or reliance on hotel transport, due to the remote location, is a drawback for some visitors.

Amenities

Tennis court

Babysitting

Babysitting

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

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Total 4,907 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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162 Reviews

8.2 / 10

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booking

1,016 Reviews

8.7 / 10

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expedia

144 Reviews

9.0 / 10

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google

1,955 Reviews

4.5 / 5

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tripadvisor

1,630 Reviews

5.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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1,955+ People Are Talking

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Property was mentioned 315 times

3% Negative94% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Haley Costello3 months ago
5/5Google icon

This hotel is a must stay if you’re looking for a quiet tranquil vibe and within close distance (30min) to the Dubai city center. This is a property with only 30 something rooms and a handful of villas- because of this, service feels very personalized! As a solo traveler, often times at larger resorts it’s easy to get lost in the crowd! A wonderful almond cake and bottle of water was given to guests for the national UAE day which as a nice touch. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. Food is great at both restaurants and offers choices for anybody. Maria and the front desk team were very helpful with check in and out, coordinating handling of luggage and taxis, and other services and made this experience seamless, I also had a wonderful massage by Shina at the spa and was able to use the steam room and sauna which was very relaxing, and my room was cleaned spotless by Usman. I would also like to note the wonderful service provided by the several waiters. I would definitely stay here again! Thanks to everyone at Melia Desert Palm for going the extra mile to make my stay here special!

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Tabasum Sayed3 months ago
5/5Google icon

The property was a hidden gem, it’s surrounded by a lot of greenery which is very rare in dubai. The stay was excellent too, the front office staff Fariz and Maria were was super friendly and welcoming. The breakfast was super delectable. Priya made sure we enjoyed our breakfast. Had a lil issue with the chrome cast and Chandarwan fixed it no time. WeWould definitely recommend staying there for your vacay away from the city hustle bustle 😊

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 39

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Number of floors 2

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Year Built 2008

WiFi Quality

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Idle

4

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217

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145

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Dubai Safari Park

2 km

Dragon Mart

3.5 km

Dubai International Academic City

4.5 km

Mirdif City Center

4.5 km

Dubai Creek

8 km

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Getting around

Rashidiya Station

7 km

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Airports Nearby

Dubai Intl. Airport (DXB)

9.5 km

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Restaurants

Iceberg Cafe'

4 km

Rose Cafe

5.5 km

McDonald's

2.5 km

Cortado Lab Specialty Coffee

5.5 km

Thai Fruits

4.5 km

Street View

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Daytime safety

91 out of 100

Very Safe

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Nighttime safety

83 out of 100

Very Safe

Dubai safety index

Safety

Crime

48

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

48 out of 100

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Women safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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31

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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97

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Property safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of theft.

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36

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Political safety

Very Unsafe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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19

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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67

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Medical safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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37

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Overall Crime index

Minimal

An average rating of the crime categories

16 out of 100

Property crime severity

Minimal

17

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Mugging or robbery  13/100

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Car theft  11/100

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Car break-ins  16/100

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Home break-ins  14/100

Violent crime severity

Minimal

12

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Physical attacks  15/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  14/100

Other crime severity

Minimal

12

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Insult or harassment in public  19/100

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Corruption or bribery  25/100

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Drug problem  18/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.4 - $1

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Coffee

$2.5 - $8.7

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $6.2

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$5 - $19.9

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$1.2 - $2.5

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.5 - $1.2

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$37.3 - $149.2

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$7 - $24.9

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McMeal at McDonalds

$7.2 - $9.9

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.6 - $2.7

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Public transport, monthly pass

$49.7 - $87

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.7 - $0.9

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$29.8 - $104.4

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$24.9 - $124.3

Weather In Dubai

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Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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