InterContinental Dubai Marina
InterContinental Dubai Marina is located in the centre of Dubai Marina and is part of the Bay Central development. It is near key locations such as the new Dubai Tram, which interlinks with the Dubai Metro, and is within walking distance of Jumeirah beach. The hotel has 328 guest rooms, fully serviced residences, nine food and beverage venues, and beautiful views of the Marina.
For more information, please visit www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels.
Petrospot has negotiated a special room rate for delegates for the nights of 23-24 January 2019 at the Intercontinental Dubai Marina Hotel:
Deluxe Room Single occupancy - 919 AED
Deluxe Room Double occupancy - 980 AED
Included in the room rate:
- Breakfast served at the Accents Restaurant
- WiFi Internet Access
- Air Conditioning
- Tea / Coffee Facilities
Please book your accommodation directly with the hotel - www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels
Please note this period is in high demand so we recommend booking as soon as possible in order to secure your accommodation.
Intercontinental Dubai Marina, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street, Dubai Marina, Dubai UAE
Dubai International Airport (DXB) is the closest airport to the hotel.
Taxi charges from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to InterContinental Dubai Marina will vary depending on time of day and traffic but will average at AED 100 per journey.
For directions from Dubai International Airport to the Hotel by car, please click the following link: Directions. The journey should take around 30-35 minutes.
Car parking is available. There are 300 car parking spaces on four Basement parking levels, available 24 hours a day. Valet parking is available. The hotel has offered complimentary car parking for all in house guests and those delegates who are just coming for the convention. Car parking spaces are on a first come, first served basis however so please arrive as early as possible in order to be guaranteed a space.
By Metro from Dubai International Airport
From Airport Terminal 1 Metro Station 1, take the MRed Metro towards UAE Exchange Metro Station(47 min (20 stops) · Stop ID: AT11). Get off at Jumeirah Lakes Towers Metro Station 1 and walk about 18min (1.4km) to InterContinental Dubai Maria Hotel. This will cost you around AED 4.10
Please note that Petrospot Limited, the organisers of this event, have only negotiated discounted rates with InterContinental Dubai Marina. Bookings should be made either via the hotel's online registration page, if this is available at the time of booking, or directly by telephone or email.
Petrospot has not negotiated rates with other hotel chains or authorised any hotel chain to contact our attendees regarding reservations directly by telephone or by email.
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Gulf Time Zone - UTC+04:00
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CULTURE AND CUSTOMS
Dress: People dress conservatively in most public areas. Swimwear is acceptable at the beach or around the swimming pool, but not in other public places. Women are usually required to wear a headscarf in mosques.
Drinking: Alcohol is generally only served in establishments that have licences, such as hotel restaurants and bars.