InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has finally launched its anticipated debut of its upscale brand Voco Hotels in the Middle East with the launch of Voco Dubai. The hotel officially opened its doors to reservations today, 1st April 2019. It is rebranded from the legacy Nassima Royal Hotel.

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Voco Dubai – Location

Voco is conveniently located right off Sheikh Zayed Road, across World Trade Centre, only 10 minutes away from the Dubai International Airport (DXB).

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Voco Dubai – Room Rates and Points

Base Rates average at AED 500 (~ USD 135) up to AED 1500 (~ USD 400). But the rates in summer start at a low of AED 350 (< USD 100). This hotel is a IHG Rewards Club Category 3 Hotel priced at 20,000 Points per night. The Points Guy values IHG Points at $0.06 / point, thus pricing this hotel at $120 / night making it a good redemption value in non-summer months.

There are different rooms like Superior (Standard), Deluxe, Club, 1 Bedroom Suite, Premier Suite, Executive Suite available at this hotel. Only the Standard Rooms qualify for points redemptions.

Let’s take a look at the room types in detail and their current prices.

Standard Room

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One Bed

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Two Beds (Twin)

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Voco Dubai – Dining

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Origami Cafe

There are number of dining options at this Voco Hotel:

  • Celsius Restaurant: 6am – 10:30pm
  • Corner Cafe: 6am – 11pm
  • Alhan: 7am – 3am
  • Origami Cafe: 7am – 12am
  • The Lounge: 24 hours
  • Bar 51: 5pm – 3am

They also have a pool, fitness centre, spa and a business centre. Pets are not allowed in this hotel.

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Voco Dubai is a refreshing addition to the IHG portfolio in Dubai and it points redemption makes it even more valuable as a Category 3 Hotel.

Edit: Esquire Middle East did an in-depth review of the hotel, and a video on YouTube.

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