Richmond Hotel Apartments

3 stars
191504, Dubai,
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.6
out of 5
21 reviews
Reasonable value for money

This hotel is nothing fancy, but a lot cleaner than hotels in this price range which is the most... See full review

  • UK Dubai Fan
  • Mar 16, 2012
Fantastic 5 days break.

A wonderful stay, stuff were very friendly and helpful. Just 5 minutes to bus station. and 10... See full review

  • my30
  • Feb 23, 2012
Serenity and homey comforts in bustling Dubai near shopping and beaches
Ensconced in a quiet area of the popular Bur Dubai neighborhood, Richmond Hotel Apartments offers a serene, private stay that’s still conveniently close to shopping, beaches and the Dubai World Trade Center.  Whether traveling for business or to visit the glittering tourist attractions of the burgeoning city of Dubai, guests at Richmond Hotel Apartments will find everything they need for an extended stay. Rooms feature fully equipped kitchens, in-room laundry facilities and 24-hour room service.
  • Quiet hotel in midst of busy Bar Dubai neighborhood
  • Kitchen, washing machine and safe in each room
  • Rooftop pool
Richmond Hotel Apartments give guests a spacious and tastefully furnished place to live, not just to stay, when visiting Dubai. Ranging in size from studio to one- and two-bedroom suites, all rooms feature full kitchens with stove, refrigerator, microwave, toaster and teakettle. Other highlights include air conditioning, in-room safe, color television with cable channels and washing machine. 
Richmond Hotel Apartments' fitness center includes a relaxing sauna and steam room. Guests can also enjoy the rooftop pool. Hungry travelers who don’t want to cook for themselves can take advantage of 24-hour room service or visit the inviting, on-site restaurant. Free newspapers are delivered each morning to the lobby, and Richmond Hotel Apartments also boasts a business center with wireless Internet. The hotel also offers practical amenities including currency exchange, babysitting and an on-call doctor.
  • Dubai International Airport (4.5 mi/7.3 km)
  • Free shuttle to and from Dubai airport
  • Dubai Museum (1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Dubai Zoo (2.8 mi/4.5 km)
  • Dubai Sports City (15.1 mi/24.2 km)
  • Dubai Shopping Festival (1.9 mi/3 km)
  • Business center with Wi-Fi

Hotel Map

25.2505 55.2884
Area served
Dubai.
Nearby airports
Dubai International Airport.
Area description
The Specialty Of Richmond is its Location, Quiet Area In Bur Dubai District, Al Mankhool Road Not Too Far From The Busy Streets Yet Enabling The Guests A Homely Environment & Privacy. At The Same Time Having Easy Access To The City's Up Market, Shopping Malls, Dubai World Trade Center And Beaches.

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Richmond Hotel Apartments Rooms

Executive Studio/Suite
Room offers a king bed or two twin beds with amenities like Air conditioning, Refrigerator, Internet access, Room service, Balcony/Terrace Subject to available, Iron/Ironing board, Safe in room, Bathrobe on request, Jacuzzi/Whirlpool/Spa bath, Bathroom amenities, Kettle, Cable/Satellite TV, Full Kitchen, Stove/Oven, Kitchenette, Tea making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Clothes dryer, Microwave oven, Toaster, Color TV, Crockery/Cutlery, Non-smoking rooms, Washing machine and Hairdryer.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
General
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Mankhool: 0.4 mi
  • Al Karama: 1 mi
  • Dubai Museum: 1 mi
  • Al Shindagha Market: 1.2 mi
  • Heritage and Diving Village: 1.2 mi
  • Umm Hurair: 1.4 mi
  • Al Shindagha: 1.5 mi
  • Gold Souk: 1.6 mi
  • Oud Metha: 1.7 mi
  • Dubai International Convention Centre: 1.8 mi
  • Dubai Shopping Festival: 1.9 mi
  • Port Saeed: 2 mi
  • Trade Center: 2 mi
  • Fish Roundabout: 2.1 mi
  • Al Rigga: 2.2 mi
  • Mankhool: 0.4 mi
  • Al Karama: 1 mi
  • Dubai Museum: 1 mi
  • Al Shindagha Market: 1.2 mi
  • Heritage and Diving Village: 1.2 mi
  • Umm Hurair: 1.4 mi
  • Al Shindagha: 1.5 mi
  • Gold Souk: 1.6 mi
  • Oud Metha: 1.7 mi
  • Dubai International Convention Centre: 1.8 mi
  • Dubai Shopping Festival: 1.9 mi
  • Port Saeed: 2 mi
  • Trade Center: 2 mi
  • Fish Roundabout: 2.1 mi
  • Al Rigga: 2.2 mi
  • Naif: 2.2 mi
  • Al Satwa: 2.4 mi
  • Creek Golf and Yacht Club: 2.4 mi
  • Wafi City Mall: 2.4 mi
  • Deira Clocktower: 2.4 mi
  • Raffles Botanical Garden: 2.6 mi
  • Al Muraqqabat: 2.6 mi
  • Zabeel: 2.7 mi
  • Dubai Zoo: 2.8 mi
  • Wonderland: 2.8 mi
  • Deira Corniche: 3.2 mi
  • Mercato Shopping Mall: 3.3 mi
  • Dubai International Art Centre: 3.4 mi
  • Abu Hail: 3.5 mi
  • Al Jaddaf: 3.5 mi
  • Dubai Mall: 3.6 mi
  • Burj Khalifa: 3.9 mi
  • Dubai Fountain: 3.9 mi
  • Garhoud: 3.9 mi
  • Al Garhoud: 3.9 mi
  • Al Wasl: 4.4 mi
  • Dubai Opera House: 4.6 mi
  • Ras Al Khor: 5.1 mi
  • Umm Ramool: 5.2 mi
  • Grand Mosque: 5.3 mi
  • Al Mamzar: 5.3 mi
  • Al Qusais: 6.3 mi
  • Al Safa: 6.5 mi
  • Al Rashidiya: 6.6 mi
  • Nadd Al Hamar: 7 mi

Dining

Restaurant
It serves International cuisne. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. At any time of the day room service facilities are available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (21)

Ratings and reviews for Richmond Hotel Apartments

Overall score

2.6 / 5
5.01.0
21 out of 21
Amenities:
2.3
Room cleanliness:
2.8
Hotel staff:
3.1
Room comfort:
2.5
Location:
3
Value:
3

57% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Aqeelalshehabi
Bahrain
Jun 28, 2014

Not bad for the price

Location is great but hotel not bad for the pric. Hotel not very clean and not great services

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Dubai Business Traveller
Business
USA
Feb 12, 2014

budget hotel, a little tired

The hotel is a budget hotel, the room had a kitchen which is a bonus. I was moved to the Jormand sister hotel due to not having the room configuration requested available. The Jormand was a little nicer. However the sheets were pretty old, stained, there were stains on the chairs, the built in stove did not function (staff brought a replacement up). The staff was fine. If the management spent a little more on maintenance this would be fine even though the hotel is older, but my experience was it was a little dumpy, so I wouldn't recommend it, spend a little more and go elsewhere.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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3
5.01.0
Jasbir
London
Nov 18, 2013

Family holiday

Reading at all previous review it has changed a lot. You can feel it. The Manager Surjeet Sinha with visible disability will make every efforts for you to enjoy your stay in this hotel. Also the lady at reception has shown change in customer service provided.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Money-saving tip: Long walk from hotel

To bur Dubai

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
sammy BOOP
Eastbourne UK
Jun 22, 2013

the restaurant was under refurbishment. staff were friendly and helpful.

my bed was not comfortable. old towels. May be the hotel is still being refurbished. for this price I could have done better, ebkrs.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
1
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Hotshot1
Doha, Qatar
Aug 26, 2012

Average

Staff's are very helpful, Good Location. Room needs to be cleaned more, and comforter should be changed. You need to inform the staff in order to get a makeover. Anyhow you get the value of what you pay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
KHAZ
LONDON
Jun 4, 2012

GOOD LOCATION

STAYED IN THIS HOTEL FOR A WEEK. ITS A BUDGET HOTEL AND CLEAN, BED NEEDS REPLACING AS MASSIVE STAINS ARE QUITE VISIBLE. BE AWARE OF THE CLEANERS AS THEY ARE VERY CRAFTY. VERY FRIENDLY STAFF ESPECIALLY RUDY WHO IS EXCELLENT. REMEMBER YOU GET WHAT YOU PAID FOR ITS A BUDGET HOTEL.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

ONLY 10 DIRHAMS TO THE NEAREST METRO

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Ninja X
San Diego, CA, USA
Apr 15, 2012

Worst hotel stay ever

Most of the staff here was rude. We checked in past midnight, and the front desk took 10 minutes to check us in because he was taking a personal call. We get to the room, and I am not impressed. The room is all tiled. There isn't carpet anywhere. The walls need cleaning and paint. The TV, remote, and phone are covered in grime. There is a kitchen with a full size refrigerator/freezer. There is no mini-bar. The bathroom was a complete mess. There is a small washer in the bathroom. The shower pressure was barely a trickle. At best, the water was luke warm. The shower curtains smelled like mold. The toilet seat was broken at the hinge and would fall off the toilet. The sink faucet would leak and fall onto the floor, and when turned off, the faucet would make a horrible rumbling noise that keeps you awake at night. But all of that is nothing compared to this. The first night, we asked for extra towels because the ones given to us had a funky smell and some had distinct stains. We also asked for extra because they do not provide hand towels. They must not understand that "towels" is plural for more than 1. So we asked for another. The next day, we threw all of our towels on the floor so we would get fresh ones during the turn-down service. After we get back to the hotel for our 2nd night, we found out they just took the towels from the floor and rehung them as if they were clean and new. It was obvious that they were not clean because they were damp, smelly, and had the same distinct stains. I was seriously debating getting another hotel after that night even though I prepaid for 3 nights. I should have done that because they picked up the towels from the floor the 2nd and 3rd nights and rehung them. It's fortunate I had my own towels at the time and I used those instead of the floor tossed ones. I would never come back to this hotel again, and would not even recommend this place to people I dislike.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
daveldo
Southampton, UK
Mar 30, 2012

convenient

although this hotel has shades of faded elegence, it is comfortable, and close to most amenities! we enjoyed our stay, despite having to wait some time for the bath, with a slow trickle to fill it!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Dubai Mall, and the ice cream's This is the largest of large mall's you could wish to find!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
UK Dubai Fan
Business
London, UK
Mar 16, 2012

Reasonable value for money

This hotel is nothing fancy, but a lot cleaner than hotels in this price range which is the most important criteria for me. The front desk staff are good/helpful, but the reataurant is fairly mediocre yet pricey. I left my camera in the room on checkout, not realising this til I got home. Typical of the honesty found amongst Dubai people it was looked after until a friend picked it up for me. overall thumbs up for a little hotel that a lot of 3* or 4* places could learn from.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

For AED10 taxi ride dine in the South Asian restaurants in Bur Dubai, but dont choose the ones with fancy tablecloths. Choose the ones with ordinary Pakistani/Indians eating in them. You wont go wrong.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
my30
United Kingdom
Feb 23, 2012

Fantastic 5 days break.

A wonderful stay, stuff were very friendly and helpful. Just 5 minutes to bus station. and 10 dirhams to al karama metro station and its connect you to all attractions for a very cheap train tickets. no problem with the hotel at all. thanks.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
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