Located in Dubai’s vibrant shopping, culinary and entertainment destination, Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City offers a choice of exquisite experiences.
Explore Dubai's market such as its gold, spice and textile souks, for a traditional shopping experience. Visit the world's largest frame, the Dubai Frame, just 15 minutes away from the hotel. Do not leave without seeing the world record breaking IMAGINE show at Festival Bay, featuring a spectacle of lights, lasers and fire. It is only a three-minute walk from our hotel.
Explore Dubai's cultural landmark, The Frame, with impressive views of old and new Dubai or visit Mohammed bin Rashid Library, a huge new world-class library, just 10 minutes from the hotel. This seven-storey building has been designed to resemble an open book sitting on a rehl
It's crucial to be respectful of other cultures in the cosmopolitan city of Dubai. One of the easiest ways to do this is by dressing modestly. A good rule of thumb is to cover the knees and shoulders. Feel free to ask our concierge for advice.
With a helipad right outside this Festival City hotel, it's easy to embark on a tour of Dubai that will be unlike any other. During the helicopter ride you will see the city's urban skyline jutting from the surrounding desert.
Enjoy the world's famous Belgian hops at the Belgian Cafe located in the lobby or an evening at Pierre's TT, headed by the world -renowned Michelin star Chef Pierre Gagnaire at InterContinental Dubai Festival City. Explore the city of Dubai and embark in a water taxi or abra at the Festival Bay, just a three minute walk from our hotel.
Downtown Dubai, Dubai,
A bold example of Dubai's progress, standing at 828 metres is the world's tallest structure, the Burj Khalifa. Prepare to enter the record books when you head to the observation deck on level 124. Be sure to contact the Concierge team in advance to make your booking.
Mall of Emirates, Dubai,
Skiing in the desert? Ski Dubai in the Mall of the Emirates has five snow runs, the longest of which is 400m. Don't worry, they offer all the equipment you'll need as well as lessons. Try a coffee in the Avalanche Cafe- a coffee in the snow, in the desert.
Al Fahidi Street, Bur Dubai, Dubai,
Originally a fort built in the 1780s, the Dubai Museum was officially opened in 1971. The galleries recreate scenes from the creek, traditional Arab houses, mosques, souks, date farms and desert and marine life.
Al Khor Street, Deira, Dubai,
The official residence of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum, Rules of Dubai (1912 - 1958) and grandfather of the present Ruler, Sheikh Mohamme bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The house, which dates from 1896, today houses a rare collection of historic photographs, coins, stamps and documents that record Dubai's history.
Al Mankhool and 3rd Street, Bur Dubai, Dubai,
The old area of Bastakiya offers a taste of old Dubai with its narrow walk ways, windtowers and old style courtyards. There are a number of galleries on display. Stop by Basta Art Cafe for a fresh salad in a traditional Arabic courtyard.
Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah, Dubai,
Looking to escape the heat? Head to this large waterpark with some of the most exciting water slides and rides in the world. You can even get up to speeds of 80kph!
Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah, Dubai,
This magnificent mosque is built in the medieval Fatimid tradition. It is the only mosque in Dubai open to non-Muslims and provides an interesting insight into the Islamic religion.
Dubai Festival City Mall,
The Imagine Show is a Guinness World Record breaker featuring an amazing show using water, pyrotechnics, lasers, lights and dramatic effects. Catch the free show every hour starting at 7:30 pm at the Festival Bay, Dubai Festival City Mall.