dusitD2 Kenz Hotel, Dubai
by Lisa Merrigan | November 2017
"Located right in the middle of ‘the action’, this hotel will hit all the right spots for families and couples alike. I loved the many small touches offered by the hotel, such as cool items in the mini-bar like popcorn and salted caramel which made my night in watching an in-house movie all the more inviting!"
THE BACKGROUND: dusitD2 Kenz is Dusit International’s millennial-focused brand, offering cutting-edge design, superior connectivity and a modern take on convenience. This Dubai edition is set in a great location and makes an ideal base for couples, business travellers and families alike.
THE LOCATION: Located in the Barsha Heights district of Dubai, it’s set on the city’s famous Sheik Zayed Road with the Internet City metro station just outside. The location is convenient for Dubai Marina, Dubai International Airport and Dubai Mall. Travelling to the hotel from the airport takes about 25 minutes in a taxi and costs around 75 AED.
THE ROOM: On my arrival at reception, I was greeted by a friendly and welcoming member of the staff who made sure that the whole process was both swift and seamless. I was taken to my ‘D’light’ category room which is approximately 32sqm. Contemporary and stylishly furnished it came with some special touches, including the mini-bar, with the most extensive alcohol free beverage selection I have ever seen, and lovely Ritual-branded spa products.
KEY FACILITIES: The wellness center, named D’fit, includes state-of-the-art Techno gym equipment. For those who want to relax there is a sun lounge zone by the pool which provides a panoramic view of Dubai’s amazing skyline. There is also the D’Stress spa where there are daily deals on treatments available.
RESTAURANTS/BARS: The dining areas are Ostro and Wise Kwai, the former serving a delicious array of Mediterranean-inspired food and the latter offering authentic Thai food delicacies. The hotel also offers an extensive 24-hour room service menu with speedy service.
RATES: Prices start from as little as 277 AED per night (around £60). Summer discounts available.
THE DETAILS: A: Al Khareef 1st Street, Barsha Heights, Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 71162, Dubai, UAE. W: dusit.com/dusitd2/dubai. T: +97145672222