"I had property there so know much about the middle east."
"I have been many times so not much to say really as I chose Dubai purely for the weather at this time of year.
Only comment i have is that it is getting more and more expensive each year so all inclusive is a great option to have."
"One of the most exciting cities in the world!"
"Didnt like it. "
"Dubai is a very different experience, with not much history and culture to appreciate, it has complimented this gap by creating amazing shopping malls, game parks and various tourist attractions such as the fountains. Great breakaway for winter summer"
"Ideal for a quick break in the sun. Friendly, lots to do. Busy over new year"
"Great place for a 2-day break. "
"Very impressive, still work in progress so was a lot of building going on but it didn't distract from the holiday."
"Exciting destination. "
"Nice and clean and lots to do and see.
Lovely beaches and weather."
"Dubai was better than I expected. There are lots of building works but they did not affect the enjoyment in any way."
"Great for a stop over, would not want to spend two weeks there."
"Expensive to eat out and about but we expected it so no problems at all."
"Fantastic place to go and i'd recommended to anyone "
"passing through to Iran so didn't see the country"
"Enjoyed it more than expected"
"Lots of sky scrapers and a wonderful beach."
"Dubai was great! Good weather and lovely resort"
"We have visited before but this time stay at Buttuta gate."
"We expected a change as it was 15 years since our last visit."
"STUNNING BUILDINGS. A VISIT TO THE MARINA IS A MUST."
"Very clean, efficient, well run. "
"Wonderful contrast to Vietnam which allowed us a short break in the journey"
"Beautiful Country "
"Risk of them stopping alcohol
Cool in the evenings
"Very clean everywhere and amazing skyscrapers "
"Lovely place, safe and clean."
"Clinical, soulless, very safe, a playground for families and shoppers"
"Excellent infrastructure, great service"
"this was our 17th visit and always to the same hotel"
"Very clean, safe and super efficient services. Impressive skyscrapers. 2 day stop over so didn't get a chance to explore thoroughly but definately worth a longer visit "
"Very hot and fabulous hotels"
"Absolutely amazing! Everything was perfect. The hotel was superb and we were treated like royalty. Everyone was so polite and standards were extremely high. A great destination with lots of things to do and sights to see. "
"Nice but expensive"
"We didnt' see it we just stayed at the Palm Atlantis hotel which was incredible."
"Hot, and relaxing.
Not cheap anymore."
"An experience with all its modern architecture. stunning and clean every where you visit."
"Very clean fantastic skyline"
"Very interesting country, exceeded my expectations, clean, safe, lots of activities available.
"Dubai & Thailand have been before loved it"
"Fab place & is suitable for family holidays or if you're wanting more you can party"
"Good for a few days break"
"extremely hot and humid and very busy. There are some great places and sights to visit, and I loved travelling on their Metro."
"Interesting, vast and a shopper's delight"
"Very nice, would re-visit"
"We also travelled to Mauritius. Both countries were amazing and lived up to our expectations."
"Important to check medicines before you go. Negotiate limousine before you get in or check it has meter. Mall and Burj Kalifa really worth visiting (can book in advance)."
"Fabulous destination; loved it!"
"great to see, but wouldn't spend more than a few days"
"Dubai was stunning and will no doubt be returning"
"Very friendly people. Lavish places, cheap to get around, hotel was amazing."
"Amazing country to see how much it has developed within 10 years, great buildings, shopping malls etc "
"Nice city found it more expensive than previous visit"
"Interesting and unique"
"Rich and hot"
"Great place to visit, lots to do and see and quite cheap."
"Very good destination for half term"
"We had an amazing time, only had one day, but travel on train was very easy so saw lots of the sights"
"Feels safe, good weather, not beautiful but easy holiday"
"great place to visit"
"excellent country need about 10days to see the major sites"
"Fantastic hotels, excellent service. Something for everybody."
"Amazing place and so much to do. Cant wait to go back"
"Been 4 times now and still love this place, there's something different to do even if you went each year."
"Amazing place to visit Dubai, it was very very hot... but worth the three day stay"
"Very nice but too expensive for repeat visits"
"I have visited many times."
"Nice safe country very clean and lots of things to do. "
"We have visited many times before"
"amazing as always !"
"Perfect holiday destination very classy and service second to none"
"Love Dubai, so much to do and the hotel was situated in a perfect location for restaurants and exploring. "
"I have propoerty here so know the city well."
"Well seasoned travellers to Dubai so no complaints there at all !"
"Lots to see and do"
"Lovely place with plenty to see"
"Short visit -extended stopover - but interesting insight into the development"
"Been there many times as we love the place"
"Fantastic would love to go back to see more of sights"
"Didn't like Dubai wanted to waterpark bit too cold didn@t like the way women In the malls streets and metro were looked at by locals and felt intimidated."
"Climate is great for me and the shopping very good too."
"Incredible to see and experience.
Suite at the hotel was huge and so luxurious"
"where the new world meets the old.fantastic service.very safe feel about the place"
"Just love it - the weather, the people the excellent standard of hotels."
"Been before so must enjoy."
"Dubai was really interesting but I wouldn't go there again. I found the excess of it all a bit grotesque and it seemed more geared towards people spending money than having a lovely time."
"Have travelled to Dubai twice previously and have found the country immaculate and litterfree. Also, felt very safe."
"Nice but felt restricted due to the culture and it was ramadan, lots of places were closed."
"People very friendly,every where we went it was spotlessly clean."
"Concrete jungle, but fine for 2 days"
"Dubai is Dubai - still being developed despite recession! Excellent food service and weather"
"Very nice, had been before so took this holiday to relax. Second leg was maldives which was absolutely beautiful. "
"Nice but expensive"
"Plenty to do, guaranteed sun shine. "
"Return visit. More building works are on going."
"Flew into Dubai and stayed at Al Fujairah where the hotel and facilities were very good."
"lovely country and poeple."
"Hot, clean and relaxing"
"We have been before , really enjoyed this stay spent most of the time at the Hotel"
"Very nice. |Prob wouldn't go again though"
"Good to visit but certainly not pedestrian friendly"
"Been to Dubai previously 1st time in the Marina side of Jumeirah Beach loved it"
"Lovely. immaculately clean. Very friendly and helpful"
"Really interesting and enjoyed the destination very much. Hong Kong was good and enjoyable"
"Always good to visit and ideal for a stop off."
"Love it as we are thinking about going back there again "
"I have business contacts out there so always received very well."
"Have visited befroe enjoy the climate.
"Up and coming. Very interesting. Plenty to do. Will be going back again."
"Up and coming. Very interesting. Plenty to do. Will be going back again."
"Very new and very clean"
"Been there 4 times now and still great"
"Awe inspiring. An amazing mix of arab culture and western modernity."
"Items are getting more expensive. The building work is gradually finishing."
"fab hotel were upgraded to tower room le royal meridien"
"Top class destination."
"Spent most of time at the Hotel"
"amazing, such an intriguing place."
"Very nice we have returned to by many times "
"Lovely. Went on a few excursions, spent a day at Wild Wadi Waterpark which was fantastic, and a day at Mall of the Emirates. Had dinner in the desert and tea at the Burj al Arab. Was brilliant!"
"Liked the weather and it was just the holiday we required. "
"Very busy in the city with a very big festival going on. "
"The halfboard was excellent, the hotel gave us three more restaurants to choose from for our evening meals. Fun waterpark for the kids- they enjoyed it very much, and interacting with the dolphins was unforgettable."
"Fantastic, friendly lots to do"
"beautiful, clean would love to live there"
"Based on stay at Atlantis The Palm."
"Love the country that why we holiday two or three times a year there."
"Dubai is now an easier destination to manage as a tourist owing to the marked downturn in construction which means travelling within the Emirate is now a whole lot easier."
"lots of construction"
"Mauritius was ok, but Dubai was not that impressive. "
"Building work still proceeding but some projects have been stopped or shelved. Fewer tourists around. Meals and wine were more expensive than last year."
"Very relaxed and friendly and helpful"
"we got out and about and used the shuttle bus - had a great time and loved Dubai"
"Have visited Dubai many times over past 12 years so have seen lots of changes. Not sure palm is such an advantage but understand why it was built."
"Royal Mirage lovely hotel - definitely recommend it"
"people very hospitable"
"The whole holiday was absolutely perfect."
"There is no culture in Dubai"
"Still huge building works continuing."
"Traffic very heavy difficult to cross road. Both hotels upgraded the clients to better room type."
"The low exchange rate was making eating out and excursions about 20% more expensive. Some building projects have been put on hold due to the current climate."
"very clean and peaceful"
"The weather was fantastic, there is a lot of building work doing on in Dubai but this did not in any way spoil it."
"THE BEST PLACE I HAVE EVER BEEN I FIND MYSELF DAYDREAMING ABOUT WHEN IM GOING AGAIN!"
"UAE Dubai was everything we could have dreamed of for the ultimate luxury honeymoon. Beautiful country & people. We were always treated like royalty, service everywhere is exceptional, above & beyond. "
"ramadan did effect it a bit."
"Very warm, 43degrees had Afternoon tea at the Burgj Al Arab"
"Dubai building work still progressing but did not affect our holiday in any way."
"great relaxing holiday in the Maldives, staff were really nice"
"Liberal minded and hasn't changed much since her last visit 15 years ago but it has become massively built up and she hardly recognised it as the same place."
"Great hotel, but a little too far from where it's all happening. But then again it was a late booking so availability was tight."
"In the 4 years since my last visit Dubai has grown hugely. Almost too quickly."
"The building work continues at a pace. Food the quality of the food to be superb and excellent value for eating out."
"still a lot of building work in dubai, can,t wait to go back when the metro system is running as the roads were very conjested"
"An amazing destination, 3 nights wasn't long enough. The building work didn't detract from the enjoyment either."
"Would like to return in about 10 years and see the difference when the building work is completed. Did notice the locals smoking everywhere. Extremely hot at abour 48 degrees. "
"loved it soo much and want to go again"
"We all had a fab time. Everybody would like to go back. "
"Mauritius - culture seemed very laid back and it was easy to adapt!"