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    Nearest transport:
  • Al Fahidi Metro Station (0.7 Km / 9 min walk)
    Area recommended for:
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
  • restaurants
    Distance to airport:
  • Dubai International Airport (6.9 Km)
  • Al Maktoum International Airport (43.8 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "Friendly staff", "Great breakfast"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • Bastakiya Quarter (0.0 Km)
  • Bastakia Quarter (Bur Bastakia) (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • Dubai Museum (0.3 Km / 4 min walk)
  • Bur Dubai Souq (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)

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XVA Art Hotel

Al Fahidi Neighborhood, Bastakiya Quarter, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 37304 (Show on map)

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Features of XVA Art Hotel

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • airport transfer
  • babysitting
  • car hire
  • coffee shop
  • concierge
  • currency exchange
  • dry cleaning
  • laundry service
  • library
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • newspapers
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • salon
  • shops
  • shuttle service
  • smoking area
  • tours

Sports and Recreation

  • massage
  • table tennis


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Hindi
  • Tamil

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Guest House Description
Perfectly situated within the heart of historic neighborhood Al Fahidi or as formerly well known as...see more Perfectly situated within the heart of historic neighborhood Al Fahidi or as formerly well known as Bastakiya, a boutique hotel offers elegant rooms which perfectly designed by famous designers which are Nada Debs , Karim Rashid and also another well- known artists Nada Debs (Gaia) & Karim Rashid (Gino).From here guests can enjoy the close proximity to Creek and many other attractions.

Occupying the Majilis-style building, with three open courtyards, and original architectural motifs, these really make the hotel a truly stunning architectural hotel. Moreover, all the nine boutique rooms also feature modern amenities such as air conditioning, a private bathroom, and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can explore the local stores with beautiful artworks, handicrafts, Turkish home accessories, handmade handbags, jewelry and not-to-be-missed is the fantastic work of international artists in XVA’s art gallery. Guests can also taste the mouthwatering dishes at the central courtyard’s award-winning cafe serving vegetarian gourmet cuisine at the award winning highly recommended Café in 2006 ,2008 and 2010 from Wallpaper magazine and the Luxe Guide. From Condé Nast Traveller, this boutique hotel is recommended not to miss spot in Dubai in 2006.Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at XVA Art Hotel.
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paul A. Couples
United Kingdom, November 16, 2015
Must Stay

Location, Room, Ambiance.
The hotel is perfectly located in the Bastakiya quarters of Bur Dubai. A perfect location... just a minute from the creekside, Museums, Galleries and Abra crossings. The metro is an easy 10 minute walk for access to the "otherside" of Dubai. The room were amazing with a great Arabian feel and a roof top lounge/chill out area. The staff were also so friendly and helpful. I definitely would stay here again and recommend it to everyone. Thank you XVA.
Julie B. Couples
Australia, November 08, 2015
Boutique hotel in Dubai

Staff, art, food
Excellent stay, fantastic staff.
Jennifer S. Solo travelers
Australia, August 02, 2015
Perfect unless you want OTT Dubai

This is a wonderfully unique and quirky hotel and is a delight to stay at. Very helpful staff.
George W. Solo travelers
United States of America, July 31, 2015
AMBIENCE of XVA is Fantastic

Located in a beautifully renovated old quarters that reflected the local architecture.
waqas S. Families with young children
United Kingdom, July 22, 2015
Very well looked after place

location, Food, staff
It was very welcoming n nice stay ...
Rebecca L. Couples
Australia, July 15, 2015
Highly recommended

Historic location, friendly staff, visually beautiful
xuyuguang L. Solo travelers
China, July 16, 2015
Best in old city area of Dubai

location, price, staff
this hostel just located in a historical art area, and itself is also a art gallery,(personally I feel the show during my stay were a little scary)15 minutes walk from the subway. And I liked very much their staff, especially the man and women who take care of the breakfast.
Frederic G. Couples
France, June 22, 2015
Nice hotel

Quiet, attentive staff,
Alex K. Solo travelers
United States of America, June 12, 2015

Room size , cool factor
Best hotel I have ever stayed at for the price
barbara B. Couples
Australia, June 04, 2015
Unique boutique traditional place to stay

atmosphere + small and personal + lovely staff
loved staying here. Grateful to helpful and friendly staff. Quiet ambience in riad style cafe. Different art around the place

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