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Grand Excelsior Hotel Al Barsha

4-star4 stars
60th Street, Al Barsha 1Dubai213434United Arab Emirates, 0203 027 9779

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Ski Dubai
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Great location
Could use a good cleaning
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Grand Excelsior Hotel Al Barsha

Hotel Info: 0203 027 9803

from £52
  • Superior Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Executive Aqua View with Fireplace
  • Executive Room
  • Ambassador Suite
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 230 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. A tourism fee is imposed by the city and collected at the property. The fee is AED 15 for the first bedroom per night, and increases by AED 15 per night for each additional bedroom. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in your confirmation email.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free valet parking

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 3 coffee shops/cafés
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Nightclub
  • Health club
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 4
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1001
  • Conference space size (meters) - 93
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2011
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Memory foam mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


A La Grand – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Copacabana – This pub only serves light fare.

On The Grill – On-site restaurant.


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Grand Excelsior Hotel Al Barsha’s small print

Also known as

  • Grand Excelsior Hotel Dubai
  • Grand Excelsior Hotel
  • Grand Excelsior Dubai
  • Grand Excelsior
  • Dhow Palace Hotel Dubai
  • Hotel Dhow Palace
  • Grand Excelsior Al Barsha


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility or spa tub without adult supervision.

Parking height restrictions apply.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival on the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Tourism fee: AED 15.00 per accommodation, per night

Deposit: AED 300 per night

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: AED 499.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: AED 249.50 (from 6 to 11 years old)

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of AED 200

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of AED 200

Rollaway beds are available for AED 150 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AED 50 for adults and AED 25 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AED 160 per vehicle (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 11 costs AED 0 (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Grand Excelsior Hotel Al Barsha


  • In Al Barsha
  • Ski Dubai (18-minute walk)
  • Mall of the Emirates (18-minute walk)
  • Meem Gallery (23-minute walk)
  • JamJar (35-minute walk)
  • Jebel Ali Race Course - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Souk Madinat Jumeirah - 2.8 mi / 4.4 km
  • Carbon 12 - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km

Getting around

  • Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.) 27-min drive
  • Dubai (DWC-Al Maktoum Intl.) 41-min drive
  • Sharjah (SHJ-Sharjah Intl.) 44-min drive
  • Mall of the Emirates Station 19-min walk
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Grand Excelsior Hotel Al Barsha

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