If you are coming to Dubai on business, you are very likely to visit one of numerous exhibitions that take place at Dubai World Trade Centre one day. Especially with large trade shows it can get very busy there in terms of traffic, so unless you don’t have a problem with taking a metro, I highly advise you to book one of the hotels within the walking distance. Since all nearby hotels raise the prices up to 50% of usual rates, Ibis One Central is one of the reasonable options to choose. Location There are actually two Ibis hotels near World Trade Centre: the older one is just a few steps away from the courtyard fountain, and the new Ibis […]
Hotel Review: Athens Gate Hotel, Athens (Greece)
I traveled to Athens in November 2015 for a short business trip. Since this was my first time to visit Attica, I wanted to make the most out of it by choosing the hotel next to the old city center. Honestly, I didn’t have any idea where the historic sites were located so when I checked the Athens map, I was pleasantly surprised that I could actually book a hotel with a view of the famous Acropolis. I knew that I would only have a couple of hours for sightseeing so I narrowed my options to hotels within 1 mile from the hill. There were some 5 star options within my budget but none of them seemed to have it […]
Hotel review: Rihab Rotana, Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
I have stayed in this 4 star hotel for 2 times, so you could say I know a thing or two about their services and accommodation. First of all let me point out that I joined their Rotana Rewards program during my first stay, so I probably got more “royal” treatment with my second visit.