Spontaneous Staycation at Grandeur Hotel ~ Lady & her Sweet Escapes

Feb 4, 2013

Spontaneous Staycation at Grandeur Hotel

Ed and I have been very spontaneous recently, from our date nights to our weekend staycations. It feels good to wake up on a weekend morning without a single plan, but end the day somewhere least expected. One weekend, while having lunch at home, we talked about how we missed having mini-vacations. Out of the blue, we decided to book a hotel stay for the weekend. Since it was a bit late to travel to another Emirate, we looked for a place in Dubai, easily accessible yet far from the busy town center. 

After browsing the hotel list at booking.com, we found Grandeur Hotel in Al Barsha, a hotel with good reviews, great location and super low rate.   

Grandeur Hotel Outside

Grandeur Hotel is just a 5-minute taxi ride from Mall of the Emirates, or 15 minutes by feet.

Signage Mall of the Emirates

It is a simple 3-star hotel, with basic amenities; no welcome drinks and hot towels upon check in, no pianist in the lobby. But I wasn't disappointed because I never expected for something extravagant.

Grandeur Hotel Key Card
I didn't had a photo of the hotel's lobby, here's a photo of it on our key card instead.

Bubble Chandeliers Hotel Lobby
bubble chandeliers at the hotel lobby

Our room was perfectly fine. It has an extra large, super comfortable bed, a mini bar, complimentary water, coffee and tea, spacious washroom, a bath tub and toiletries... almost complete! Two things missing are bedroom slippers and dental kits, these are stuff that guests have to request and pay for.    

Bed Executive Room Grandeur Hotel

freebies grandeur Hotel

Bathroom Set Grandeur Hotel

Complimentary Tea and Coffee


Grandeur Hotel has a swimming pool at the roof top, overlooking Dubai. It is a quiet spot where you can unwind and watch the busy city from afar.

Rooftop Swimming Pool Grandeur

Rooftop Pool Swimming Pool

The hotel also offered a free shuttle to the beach and to Oasis Centre Mall.  

Shuttle Service Timing


We booked a smart deal at www.booking.com, so we only paid 300AED for our overnight stay. It was 80% off the hotel's published room rate for an Executive Room! 

Pricelist Grandeur Hotel Dubai

How I love spontaneity and the quality time that comes along with it!
Have you done something spontaneous or do you prefer to always have a plan? 

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