It was our family weekend Valentine’s date at Le Meridien Fairway in Dubai.
Travelling to Dubai on Thursday night is always a nightmare. I knew that but I didn’t realize that its worst in reality. Because I decided not to drive, we headed to bus station hoping to catch a late afternoon trip to Dubai. To our dismay, the queue was long, really long and the buses were few.
So we took a private car which charged us for AED50 per person until Ibn Batuta.
After an hour, we arrived in Ibn Batuta train station then we were off to GGICO station, the nearest train station in Le Meridien Fairway in Dubai.
After 3-5 minutes walked, we were in the reception area checking in for the weekend.
Lobby and Reception Area
I requested for connecting room but it was not available. We stayed in room 315 and 316, just rooms opposite to each other. Our room was spacious. It has a kind of an ‘old but fancy’ touch.
The breakfast was in Petit Restaurant, a name that describes best the outlet. The selection was minimal. Honestly, the food was not really tasty. It was quiet a disappointment.
I promised my little boy that we would swim. So we headed to the pool after breakfast but there was no available lifeguard and they would not let us in. We had to check couple times until the waitress from the Petit Restaurant had to call the lifeguard.
Apparently he was in the hotel already but not yet in his station.
What I liked most was the morning newspaper. Sounds very shallow, but really it has been awhile that I haven’t received any newspaper delivered in our hotel room. This benefit used to be there but at some point it was stopped, maybe to cut costs or maybe depends with the hotel.
So I was so glad when I opened my door in the morning. The familiar small bag hanging in our door was there. **smile**
Anyway, our overall stay was still great. The service and the staff were excellent specially the waitress trainee in Petit Restaurant. She’s very helpful.
I personally recommend the hotel if you are looking for a place to stay.