1 night at Vida Downtown Dubai | #Review #DubaiHotels
I couldn’t help but smile as I packed my carry-on bag; pyjamas, jeans, toiletries, bikini and running shoes. I was checking into Vida Downtown for a staycation, it’d been an exhausting week and I was looking forward to a much needed break. Conveniently located in Downtown Dubai, Vida is within walking distance some of Dubai’s most icons buildings including the Burj Khalifa, The Dubai mall and The Dubai Opera.
As a tourist, you can easily plan a week full activities around your stay at Vida Downtown. However as a Dubai resident, I had only one mission: Completely unwind and relax within Vida’s offerings.
On arrival I was immediately impressed by the white contemporary interiors of the hotel lobby; sleek white furniture, marble floors and uniquely designed light fixtures.
Checking in was a breezy process and 15 minutes later, I was sprawled on the double bed of my deluxe hotel room. The room was compact and chic reinforcing the well designed features displayed in the lobby. I particularly impressed by the porcelain bathtub and glass shower, so much so that I took a relaxing soak before heading down to dinner at the 3in 1.
I wolfed down my Grilled salmon and sautéed veggies while taking in the night-time view of the hotel’s terrace and pool, I knew I had to come back for a dip the next day. Before bed, I took a walk around downtown and I don’t know if it was the walk or the all the pillows I stuffed around myself but within minutes I’d fallen into a deep sleep.
I woke up refreshed and headed to the gym for early for a quick workout session. The gym was impressive by “hotel gym standards” with useful equipment and weights allowing me to fit in a small circuit. Luckily no one was there when I got there so I was out 30 sweaty minutes later.
I have to say, no stay at VIDA is complete without a visit to the pool. It’s private cabanas and poolside bar is instagram goals. As it was the peak of Dubai summer, I was only able to fit in a few laps before going back to my room to order breakfast. It’s worth pointing out the room service was excellent with fantastic meal options and themes; it was one of the highlights of my stay. At 12pm, I checked out without any hassle and the promise of a return visit.
Vida is currently running staycation deals:
Stay 2 nights and save 10%
Stay 3 nights and save 15%
Stay 4 nights and save 20%
U By Emaar members will get an additional 10% off on Best Available Rate and earn Upoint
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Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard
The Old Town, Downtown Dubai
PO Box 114788, Dubai
United Arab Emirates