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Media Rotana

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Exterior
Outdoor pool, open 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, open 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Media Rotana

Media Rotana

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel in Barsha Heights with 3 restaurants and spa

8.6/10 Fabulous

982 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
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Hessa Street, Barsha Heights, P.O. Box 503030, Dubai

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Barsha Heights
  • Mall of the Emirates - 12 min drive
  • Dubai Marina Mall - 13 min drive
  • Souk Madinat Jumeirah - 12 min drive
  • Wild Wadi Water Park - 13 min drive
  • Burj Al Arab - 14 min drive
  • Jumeirah Beach - 10 min drive
  • The Walk - 16 min drive
  • Ibn Battuta Mall - 13 min drive
  • Burj Khalifa - 23 min drive
  • Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Dubai (DWC-Al Maktoum Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Sharjah (SHJ-Sharjah Intl.) - 38 min drive
  • Dubai Internet City Station - 12 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Restaurants

  • Lila Cafe - 5 min walk
  • Hitchki Dubai - 6 min walk
  • Fuchsia - 8 min walk
  • UCCI Sushi - 10 min walk
  • Ostro - 10 min walk

About this property

Media Rotana

Placing you within a 15-minute drive of Jumeirah Beach and Mall of the Emirates, Media Rotana offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for AED 230 per person. Guests can visit the spa to be pampered with Thai massages, aromatherapy or Ayurvedic treatments, and Channels, one of 3 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include an outdoor pool, a poolside bar and a 24-hour fitness centre. The overall value and location get great marks from fellow travellers. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: Dubai Internet City Station is 12 minutes away.

Languages

Arabic, English, Filipino, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili, Thai, Ukranian, Urdu, Vietnamese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), SGS (third-party expert - Global) and Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 537 rooms
  • Arranged over 21 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until midnight
  • Express check-in available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms (4-device limit)

Parking

  • Free secured, covered on-site self-parking
  • Free secured, covered on-site valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*
  • Train station shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)

Off-site

  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Children's menu
  • Pool toys
  • Fence around the pool

What to do

  • Fitness classes
  • Shopping
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Skiing nearby
  • Marina nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (13455 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • On-site car hire
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach towels
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2008
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • At least 80% of food locally sourced
  • Vegetarian dining options
  • Humane treatment of captive wild animals
  • Double-glazed windows
  • At least 80% of lighting from LEDs
  • Comprehensive recycling policy
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • No plastic drinking straws

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Hand-held shower heads
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Spanish
  • Swahili
  • Thai
  • Ukranian
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspapers
  • Free WiFi (4-device limit)
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free bottled water
  • High chair

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Bulk dispenser for toiletries
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
  • Energy-saving features in guest rooms
  • LED light bulbs
  • Water-efficient showers only
  • Water-efficient toilets only
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Spa

Infinity SPA has 4 treatment rooms. Services include Thai massages, facials, body wraps and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Channels – This buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required.
Prego's Authemtic Italian – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in Modern European cuisine and serves brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.
NELSON'S gastro-pub – This pub specialises in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch and dinner. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.
THE TERRACE Outdoor Loung – This poolside café specialises in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Connexions – This lobby lounge specialises in international cuisine and only serves light fare. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit is payable by bank transfer and is due within 24 hours of booking the reservation

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: AED 20.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately AED 120 for adults and AED 60 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AED 230 per person (one-way)
  • Train station pick-up and train station drop-off services are offered for an extra charge
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 5 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for AED 150.0 per night
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

Parking

  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 16 years old are only allowed with adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • SGS (third-party expert - Global)
  • Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)

Policies

<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>Long-term renters welcome. </p><p>This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products. </p> <p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector and a security system on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p> <p>State tax ID – 100352023400003</p>

Also known as

Media Rotana Hotel Dubai
Media Rotana Hotel
Media Rotana Dubai
Media Rotana
Media Rotana, Barsha - Dubai Hotel Dubai
Media Rotana Hotel
Media Rotana Dubai
Media Rotana Hotel Dubai

Frequently asked questions

Does Media Rotana offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Media Rotana does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Media Rotana?
As of 4 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Media Rotana on 4 March 2023 start from €116, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Media Rotana?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Media Rotana?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Media Rotana?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Media Rotana?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Media Rotana?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is AED 230 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Media Rotana?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Media Rotana and nearby?
Have fun with nearby winter activities such as skiing, and in warmer months, enjoy a round of golf at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation on-site includes aerobics . Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Media Rotana also has a 24-hour fitness centre and a sauna.
Are there restaurants at or near Media Rotana?
Yes, there are 3 on-site restaurants, featuring international cuisine, pool views and poolside dining. Nearby restaurants include Lila Cafe (5-min walk), Hitchki Dubai (6-min walk) and Fuchsia (8-min walk).
What's the area around Media Rotana like?
Media Rotana is in Barsha Heights, a short 15-minute walk from Jebel Ali Race Course. Travellers love the hotel's prime location.

Reviews

8.6

Fabulous

8.9/10

Cleanliness

8.8/10

Staff & service

8.2/10

Amenities

8.4/10

Property conditions & facilities

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Omar, 5-night trip
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6/10 Good

Eyad I, 2-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice room, great breakfast, nice pool although only sun in the afternoon, loads of happy hour offers, 10/15 min walk to the metro. Good all round hotel.
8-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

There’s not enough words to describe how good was my stay at media rotana which made my holiday in Dubai “super amazing”. Great infrastructures, amenities, service, breakfast, location. Staff really take cares about customers, always present and professional. A special thank to AZEEM which was so helpful, kind, professional, always available to help and give helpful, rights and wise advices. Media Rotana must be proud to have a such skilled employee. If I back in Dubai in the future, I’ll choose 100% Media Rotana again.
7-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice and comfortable!
Hugo, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Vilas, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

friendly staff good breakfast buffet somewhat dated
Mar, 2-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

3-night business trip
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