York International Hotel Dubai - Comfort and Entertainment Combined
Sunil here to review the York International Hotel Dubai, another good three star alternative for you to consider for your trip to Dubai
The city of Dubai is known to have a wide range of hotels which cater to tourists all over the world.
The city is teeming with luxury hotels, and houses the only 7-star hotel in the world.
Because of this, people have a misconception that all hotels in Dubai are expensive.
On the contrary, a lot of three and four star hotels can be found in the city, and one of these is the York International Hotel Dubai.
In terms of convenience, the York International Hotel is ideally located.
It is situated in the heart of Bur Dubai, and within close proximity of the Indian Bazaar, the historic Dubai Creek, the Dubai Museum, as well as some of the Dubai’s shopping malls.
The York is located just 10 minutes away from the Dubai International Airport.
The York International Hotel Dubai is a comfortable three star hotel and features beautifully decorated suites and rooms, and a fine display of modern amenities.
The hotel houses a total of 111 suites and guest rooms. All of the rooms are well-furnished and tastefully decorated. The standard room can accommodate two persons, and has a mini bar, shower and bath, safety deposit box, satellite TV, air conditioner, and telephone. An overnight stay costs 335 Dirhams. The executive room which is slightly larger than the standard room costs 400 Dirhams (3.56 Dirhams equals $1 USD).
The general hotel facilities of the York International Hotel Dubai include: free parking, bar and restaurant, 24-hour front desk, newspapers, terrace, elevator, express check-in and check-out, safety deposit boxes, valet parking, luggage storage, and air conditioning.
You don’t have to worry about getting bored because the hotel offers plenty of leisure facilities like the rooftop swimming pool and sun terrace. If you want to go on a quick outdoor tour, you can take advantage of the daily complimentary shuttle service that operates between the hotel and the Jumeirah Beach Park. Other hotel services include an airport shuttle, laundry and dry cleaning services, internet, currency exchange, shoe shine, tour desk, fax and photocopying services.
The York International Hotel has its own 24-hour café, which serves a wide range of snacks and refreshments. There is also an on-site nightclub, The York Club, which is famous for having the longest bar table in Dubai as well as live entertainment. You can enjoy a taste of the Dubai nightlife without having to leave the hotel. No designated drivers needed.
This hotel has received tons of positive reviews from guests, and is highly recommended for tourists who want a satisfactory hotel experience without spending a lot of money. So if you are tight on budget, look into this hotel for sure. The York International Hotel is one of the better three star hotels in Dubai.
However, do not expect too much especially because this is a three star hotel. The pool is small, and it is not suited for business travelers because of malfunctioning internet connection at times and poor noise insulation. That said, renovations are always ongoing and these small issues can be fixed relatively easily.
Another thing to keep in mind - The York Club is famed for its live entertainment and is very noisy at night. Therefore, as you can imagine the hotel is not well recommended for families or couples wanting to have privacy and quiet time. Definitely not recommended for a honeymoon stay.
The tour package that the hotel offers is also not that good because some guests commented that they were only toured by taxi drivers who also could not speak straight English and cannot provide enough information about the place. So if you are planning on a sightseeing tour while in Dubai, I highly recommend booking with Viator, our number one trusted tour company.
Overall, the York International Hotel Dubai provides satisfactory service, and has a friendly staff, a convenient location, great nightlife, and comfortable rooms. Though not recommended for families, it is a good place to stay for budget travelers and people who want to experience the Dubai nightlife. So think about the purpose of your visit, and try to balance that with your budget. This may just be the right hotel for you in Dubai.