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Very good

based on 84 reviews
  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 7.8
  • Facilities 4.7
  • Location 8.5
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.1
  • Service 7.7
  • Value for Money 7.7
  • Food/Dining 7.2

marney C.
United States
October 26, 2015
Charming atmospheric Guest House
Wonderful alternative to the sterile high rise hotels. Full of charm and character. Exceptional staff. Excellent breakfast. Great location.
We loved it Nd would definitely recommend it.

Sarah S.
October 02, 2015
Handy and comfortable
Friendly staff, great location, value for money

Sarah S.
August 28, 2015
Australian Visitors
Friendly and helpful staff, located in a quoted and interesting area.
Great looking forward to returning at the end of September. My only complaint was the hot water, everything was hot, no cold water.

Sarika J.
August 17, 2015
Charming heritage hotel
Excellent staff, good location and comfortable rooms. Special mention to Alena who provided exceptional service.

Tomas E.
United States
July 20, 2015
Great traditional hideaway in uber-modern Dubai
Downtown location, quiet location, traditional aesthetics
It really was a great stay at such a hidden gem. Will definitely come back here again.

Nicole M.
United States
May 20, 2015
Very good option in the older part of town
Amazing breakfast selection, comfortable room, cool location
We really enjoyed our stay. The breakfast was fresh, delicious and included a great variety. The hotel itself is very nice and our room was comfortable. The location was also convenient - in the older part of town, near the museum and a hop on, hop off bus stop. The bathroom was the only area that needed some updating and the bath towels were old and smelled strange, but otherwise, it was a great stay! Would definitely return.

Oliver K.
October 07, 2014
A disappointment
Rooms are quiet and the beds apparently good, since we slept well.
As a very frequent visitor of Dubai I stayed in many hotels, some good, some bad. Orient Guest House is definitely one of the most disappointing experiences. It could easily be turned into a real jewel, boutique hotel style, kind of a small budget Bab al Shams and maybe it was when it opened. Since then apparently nobody cared about the site at all. Some examples: The light fixtures were broken, some with exposed cables, the faucets are not fixed and do not work properly. The interior is old in a filthy sense, the bathroom is more than ready for a complete makeover. For some reason someone installed a pink Baskin Robbins cart in the picturesque yard, very odd and destroying the entire ambiance. Breakfast was mediocre, which is not uncommon in the UAE, but the grim and unfriendly staff is. I would come back if they did a major refurbishment and once the real thing looks like the images on their webpage. But not before.

charles R.
United States
September 04, 2014
What it is Not- is Important.
Facility, Staff and Location
As before - outstanding. One has to understand: This is not your parents Hotel. It is a trip back to what things might have been 50 years ago. It is a visual experience. It is a world apart from what one expects of Dubai. Not over the top, not high tech and not $$$$$. Location is hard to beat at any $$$. Creek taxi, Museum, name it, all within walking distance. Recommend ABC tours while in Dubai. Tell Ancy Ann -Charles recommended you.

Theo S.
September 03, 2014
Stay in old dubai area
location, atmosphere, breakfast
Fantastic location in traditional house, very good breakfast. One of our rooms was not 100% clean. Not too much luxary, but overall good

Cheung W.
Hong Kong
July 27, 2014
Traditional guesthouse
Nice room, next to museum, good coffee