A guide to your short stays in the city
Welcome to Hult Dubai We hope the below information is useful on your short-stay trips to Dubai.
Hotels There is no shortage of excellent hotels to choose from in Dubai ranging from high end to more affordable. Below we have made some recommendations with regards to convenience and reputation; however it is always advisable to keep an eye online for offers as prices fluctuate from season to season and you can often get really great deals off peak. Premier Inn, Silicon Oasis Located conveniently across the road from Dubai International Academic City, Premier Inn Silicon Oasis offers a cost effective solution to your stay in Dubai. The hotel houses a swimming pool and lounging area, as well as two great value restaurants/bars to choose from, The Retreat and Bedouinnâ€™s Bistro. The hotel itself is perfect for those who want convenience and comfort at a great price. (Room rates start as low as USD70 per person per night)*. Perfect location if you want to concentrate on your studies and not get distracted. Getting there: To/From DIAC: 5 minutes by taxi To/From Dubai International Airport (DXB): 20 minutes by taxi For reservations or more information: global.premierinn.com/gcc/hotels/dubai-silicon-oasis T: + 971 (0) 4 885 0999 F: + 971 (0) 4 382 1666 Crowne Plaza/InterContinental, Dubai Festival City Voted the Best Business Hotel in the Middle East by Business Traveler Magazine time and again, this complex of hotels is a real favorite among business travelers and tourists alike. The complex is located about 15-20 minutes away from the DIAC. Not only is there an array of choices with regard to restaurants and bars, the venue also offers splendid views of the marina by the creek and the modern Business Bay Crossing. Both hotels also house state of the art gymnasiums, outdoor temperature controlled swimming pools and special rates for
the nearby Al Badia Golf Course (www.albadiagolfclub. ae). Rooms rates start at about USD250 per night per person. Ideal location if you intend on doing business during your stay. Getting there: To/From DIAC: 15-20 minutes by taxi on the Emirates Road To/From Dubai International Airport (DXB): 10 minutes by taxi For reservations or more information: www.ichotelsgroup.com/intercontinental/en/gb/ locations/dubai-festivalcity T: + 971 (0) 4 7011111 F: + 971 (0) 4 2329098 Ramada Downtown, Downtown Burj Dubai Probably the most exciting part of Dubai, Downtown Dubai is a hub of activity playing host to The Dubai Mall, The Burj Khalifa, Souq al Bahar and the spectacular Dubai Fountain. Room rates start at about USD200, excluding tax, and the smallest rooms are one bedroom suites. If you are looking for nightlife or entertainment, Ramada Downtown offers it all. Getting there: To/From DIAC: 15-20 minutes by taxi on the Al Ain Road (open highway with no traffic) To/From Dubai International Airport (DXB): 15-20 minutes by taxi (depending on traffic) For reservations or more information: www.ramadadowntowndubai.com/contact T: + 971 (0) 4 330 7 330 Ibis Hotel, Al Barsha, Sheikh Zayed Road 2-star hotel located near a metro stop and the worldfamous Ski Dubai (Mall of the Emirates). Excellent rates (starting at about USD90) and only 25 minutes away by taxi to DIAC. For reservations or more information: www.ibishotel.com/gb/hotel-6540-ibis-al-barsha/
Getting to Dubai Upon arrival at Dubai International Airport please proceed to the visa processing counter prior to approaching the immigration desk.
Arriving in Dubai
There is much choice in Dubai when it comes to great food and such a variance in price, you will always find something that suits your tastes and preferences. One thing you will notice is that restaurants which serve alcohol will generally charge more for their food than those that do not. There are tons of great value restaurants across the city that donâ€™t serve alcohol but make great food at affordable prices.
Your admittance to the U.A.E. is a two-stage process.
Hotels are the only establishments licensed to serve alcohol. The cost of alcohol is higher than what you might find in non-Muslim countries (beer USD9, spirits USD18). Please bear in mind that acts of alcohol intoxication in public may result in legal consequences. Students are not permitted to obtain an alcoholic beverage license, so consume alcohol at your own risk.
1. At the visa processing counter, the visa copy which was sent to you by Hult, is checked to confirm your identity. You will then be given the original visa. 2. Once you have completed all requirements at this desk you may proceed to the standard immigration desk. Metered taxis are available outside the main exit of the airport. Journey time to the DIAC is approximately 30 minutes and will cost you AED70 (USD20). Students should not travel to Dubai before receipt of a visa from Hult. Hult is not responsible for fees incurred if students do not follow these guidelines.
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Getting Around Roads in this cosmopolitan city are first-class. Increased investment by the RTA (Roads and Transport Authority) has reduced the traffic level dramatically. All roads leading to the campus at the DIAC (Al Ain Road, Emirates Road and Dubai By Pass) are minimum three lane highways with no congestion or traffic lights, making commuting fast and easy. While public transport in Dubai is constantly improving, relying on public transport is not always recommended; the preferred mode of transport by most residents is by car or taxi. Taxis in Dubai are relatively cheap; getting from Downtown Dubai to the DIAC will cost an average of USD15. Car Rental Companies Diamond Lease Hertz Rent a Car Taxi Companies Dubai Taxi: 04 2080808 dtc.dubai.ae Arabia Taxi: 04 285 5566 www.arabiataxi.ae
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