Luxury Apartments in Dubai
Strategically located on Sheikh Zayed Road surrounded by Media City, Internet City and Mall of the Emirates, Fraser Suites Dubai offers the ideal accommodation for both business and leisure travellers alike. Within the vicinity of international schools, popular attractions, entertainment hotspots and a metro station which is just a stroll away, Fraser Suites Dubai offers ease and convenience to getting around this dynamic city.
FRASER SUITES DUBAI
Sheikh Zayed Road
PO Box 502306
United Arab Emirates
Al Mamzar Beach Park
Facilities, Amenities and Services within the vicinity
- Convenience store
- Restaurants, bars and coffee shops like Starbucks and Costa Coffee (Internet City and Media City)
- Mall of the Emirates
Sharaf DG Metro Station
Getting to Fraser Suites Dubai
From Dubai International Airport (25km): 35 to 40 minutes by car.
Dubai is a unique destination that is both a dynamic business centre and a tourist paradise, offering a range of world-class attractions, shopping experiences and dining woven into a rich tapestry of heritage and Arabic culture.
From the timeless tranquility of the desert to the lively bustle of the souk, Dubai offers a kaleidoscope of options for visitors. On the other hand, a different form of experience awaits those who prefer prestigious residential districts and the high-end modern shopping malls.
Dubai enjoys one of the best locations as it is situated at the cross-roads between Europe and Asia. It is crowned as one of the top destinations of choice for leisure, living and business opportunities.
Essential Facts About Dubai
Dubai has a tropical desert climate and most days are sunny throughout the year. Summers are extremely hot, humid and dry, with an average daily of 40 °C (104 °F) and overnight lows of 30 °C (86 °F). Winters (December to March) are pleasantly warm with an average daily of 23 °C (73 °F) and overnight lows of 14 °C (57 °F).
Arabic is the historical and official language of the UAE. However English is the language of business and non-Arabic speaking visitors will have no trouble navigating their way around the city.
UAE nationals and those from GCC nations such as Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, do not require a visa to enter the UAE. All other arriving visitors will require an entry visa and your passport should have a minimum of 6 months validity. Please check your visa requirements and make sure you have a valid visa if required.
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The UAE's Provisional Constitution declares Islam the official state religion of the UAE. Dubai also has large Christian, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and other religious communities residing in the city where they are free to congregate in their houses of worship.
The UAE culture mainly revolves around the religion of Islam and traditional Arab and Bedouin culture. In contrast, the city of Dubai is a highly cosmopolitan society with a diverse and vibrant culture. The influence of Islamic and Arab culture on its architecture, music, attire, cuisine and lifestyle are very prominent as well. Visitors should maintain awareness of cultural sensitivities to avoid drawing unnecessary attention or causing offence.
The official currency of the UAE is the Dirham (abbreviated to Dhs or AED), with each dirham divided into 100 Fils. Credit cards, such as MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Diners Club, are widely accepted in the UAE, as are traveler’s cheques.
There is no general sales tax, VAT, or goods and services tax in Dubai, except for alcohol purchases, and a 10% service charge for hotels stay. A recently introduced Tourism Dirham fee (TD fee) applies to all hotel, hotel apartment and vacation rental accommodation and is charged for each day stayed. The TD fee amount varies according to the rating and category of accommodation.
Tipping has become more widespread in UAE. In a restaurant, a 10% tip is considered normal, although some restaurants have started adding a service charge to their bill. Porters and staff at larger hotels can be offered a gratuity for good service, but this is purely discretionary.
Saturdays to Wednesdays, 08:00 to 13:00 hours
Thursdays, 08:00 to 12:00 hours
Some banks also offer afternoon opening hours from 16.30 to 18.30 hours.
Sundays to Thursdays, 07:30 to 14:30 hours
Shops and departmental stores, may vary but mostly:
Sundays to Thursdays, 0900 to 2100 hours
Fridays, 0900 to 2100 hours (close from 11:30 to 13:30 hours)
Some supermarkets are open 24 hours.
Dubai’s mobile providers are Du and Etisalat. They offer both contract pre-paid mobile services and pay-as-you-go plans in a wide range of packages. The best and cheapest way for tourists travelling to Dubai is to purchase a pre-paid SIM card (Wasel).
The UAE Ministry of Health’s Drug Control Department publishes a list of controlled medicines and medications that are banned by law. Visitors should contact the Ministry of Health drug control department for relevant information.
The electricity supply is 220/240 volts at 50 Hz. British-style square, three-pin sockets are standard.
The major public Holidays of UAE includes New Year's Day, Mawlid Al Nabee (Prophet's Birthday), Al Isra' Wal Miraj (Ascension of the Prophet), Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan), Mount Arafat Day, Eid Al Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice), Al Hijra (Islamic New Year), and the UAE National Day.