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Media Rotana Dubai: a warm welcome to the UAE

Voted Best Business Hotel, Dubai in the 2015 Business Destinations Travel Awards, Media Rotana Dubai offers some of the finest accommodation and dining options in the city

The hotel is ideally located near some of Dubai's key business hotspots 

Media Rotana Dubai, a five-star hotel in the heart of the new Dubai TECOM business park, is strategically located close to some of Dubai’s key financial, technological and cultural hotspots. Just a short walk away from the Dubai Internet City metro station, the hotel is easily accessible from Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City, Knowledge Village, Barsha and Jumeirah Lake Towers, among countless other key sites for visiting business travellers. Additionally, Media Rotana Dubai is just 20 minutes away from the Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai International Financial Centre, while Dubai International Airport is only 30 minutes from the hotel’s doors. One of Dubai’s major shopping malls, the Mall of the Emirates, is also only a few minutes from Media Rotana.

Every element of the hotel was designed with luxury and international flair in mind

The hotel has 536 spacious guest rooms, where even the smallest is sized at 33 sq m. Every element of the hotel was designed with luxury and international flair in mind, suiting the needs of guests who rank privacy, personalised service and outstanding quality above all else. The hotel’s VIP lounge, Club Rotana, offers lavish, personalised services and values that promise to make any stay at Media Rotana Dubai truly memorable.

Media Rotana’s business centre gives visiting delegates a dedicated space in which to take care of their day-to-day working needs. Services such as printing, photocopying and scanning are available, while guests can also make use of the area’s peaceful atmosphere to get some extra work done before or after a meeting in the hotel’s conference centre. Comprising 15 contemporary, flexible and fully equipped meeting rooms, the congress centre boasts ample natural daylight and the very latest audio-visual equipment and IT facilities. Wireless internet is available throughout the hub, making it the perfect venue to suit any event organiser’s needs. Additionally, Media Rotana’s own professional events team is on hand during each and every event, offering personalised services and industry expertise for a whole range of events, including gala dinners, weddings, business conferences and birthday parties.

Outstanding eateries
Media Rotana Dubai prides itself on its range of dining venues. Whether guests are visiting on business or leisure, one of the hotel’s five exquisite restaurants – serving a range of international cuisines in a variety of different settings and ambiences – will be sure to meet their personal tastes.

Prego’s provides guests with a warm welcome and outstanding Italian cuisine. Known across Dubai for its authentic atmosphere and vibrant flavours, Prego’s is commonly regarded as one of the finest Italian restaurants in the city. An open kitchen showcases the team of dedicated chefs as they create the restaurant’s culinary triumphs; from thin-crust pizzas to freshly baked breads blazed in a wood-burning oven.

The restaurant’s ‘bubbly brunch’ is an extremely popular event, where all-time culinary favourites and delightful monthly specials are combined to create menus centred on rich Italian flavours and unique delicacies. Prego’s also embraces the traditional Italian ‘enoteca’ wine bar, which provides an enticing selection of the finest white, rosé and red wine in a cosy, convivial ambience. The restaurant’s warm and friendly interior makes it the ideal location for a relaxed evening meal with friends or colleagues.

Media Rotana’s international buffet restaurant, Channels, is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can have their favourite dishes prepared for them at a variety of live cooking stations, or help themselves to the supply of fresh salads, delicious pastas and mouth-watering desserts. With each night of the week themed around a particular cuisine – including English, Asian, Pacific, Japanese, Mexican and Mediterranean – the Channels buffet and its vibrant, social atmosphere is ideal for group bookings of friends, families or colleagues.

Nelson’s is a Victorian pub with a modern twist, providing a trendy, late-night destination in the heart of Dubai. With a menu full of designer beverages and upscale snacks, Nelson’s has a top-of-the-range video screen and sound system that frequently displays major sporting events, including English Premier League football. An extended happy hour and regular DJs give this pub a laidback atmosphere, making it one of the most popular spots in the city for relaxing with friends or enjoying a drink with co-workers.

The hotel’s dynamic outdoor lounge, The Terrace, is located near Media Rotana’s spectacular poolside. Complete with shisha, great music and some of the best cocktails in the city, the bar’s relaxed vibe makes it increasingly popular with those looking for a relaxing drink after work. Lastly, Connexions is a lobby lounge that serves refreshments, light snacks, afternoon tea and homemade pastries in a refined, contemporary setting.

The welcoming lobby at Media Rotana Dubai
The welcoming lobby at Media Rotana Dubai

Feeling at home
Media Rotana Dubai also caters for its guests’ wellness and relaxation needs during their stay. The hotel’s Bodylines Fitness and Wellness Club provides the very best in gymnasium and massage services, offering state-of-the-art facilities including a sauna, hot tub and steam room, as well as five luxurious massage options and a temperature-controlled swimming pool. Bodylines promises to help guests relax and unwind during their stay; something that is particularly appealing to guests visiting on business. Competitive annual membership rates for the recently revamped fitness club are available for those who are local to the area. Those who aren’t, however, can still make use of the hotel’s extensive gym facilities, ensuring that they are able stick to their usual fitness regimes during their stay at Media Rotana and feel healthy and energised throughout their visit.

For those bringing their families on their trip to Dubai, the Flipper’s Kids Club is a vibrant, social and secure place for children to spend their day. Here kids are given the opportunity to play, explore and make new friends, with activities including bouncy castles, game consoles, stuffed toys, educational games and more. Guaranteeing that your children will be kept entertained throughout the day, Flipper’s Kids Club gives adults the time to relax and enjoy their stay without having to worry about the little ones.

Media Rotana is well known for its dedicated staff and personalised services, from the warm and welcoming front desk staff and hospitable waiters to the heads of departments and managers who work behind the scenes. The main goal for the entire team is to ensure that each and every guest is delighted with their stay, and so leaves the hotel feeling appreciated and refreshed.

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