International Travel Map of Oman. A detailed, indexed road and relief map of Oman, with a street plan of central Dubai. Land relief is clearly shown by...... more
International Travel Map of Oman. A detailed, indexed road and relief map of Oman, with a street plan of central Dubai. Land relief is clearly shown by elevation tinting. Desert areas and marsh regions are indicated, along with other smaller natural features such as dry lakes, wadis, reefs and oases. The road detail includes some unsurfaced tracks, with intermediate distances marked on major routes. Symbols show airports, airfields, ports, petrol stations, hospitals, post offices, accommodation, oil wells, border crossings, beaches, points of interest, archaeological sites, etc. The map is includes a glossary of Arabic geographical terms. The inset Dubai plan is at a scale of 1:15,000. It is not indexed and has no legend but shows the road detail clearly, along with the metro line, hotels, mosques and other landmarks. There is also a simple inset map of central Muscat, showing main roads, medina walls, and some notable buildings, eg. embassies, mosques and hospitals.
Advantages: Exclusive, brilliant, luxurious, great service Disadvantages: very expensive
...The Burj Al Arab also known as The Tower of Arabs is one of the major attractions in Dubai. It is located on a man-made island on the Persian Gulf. It was once the tallest building in the world used exclusively as a hotel. It is now the third tallest hotel due to two taller buildings being built, which are used exclusively as hotels just like the Burj Al Arab. The second tallest hotel is located...
Advantages: Everything - a real experience hotel Disadvantages: Cost - A little too far from Town for easy shopping/eating out
...The Burj-Al-Arab (Arabian Tower) is Dubai and the UAE's answer to the landmark symbols of other countries, they compare it to the Eiffel tower (it's slightly taller by virtue of its mast) and other icons.
The Burj is said to be the world's only 7 star hotel - this is something that has to be taken with a pinch of salt, hotel stars are usually awarded by national tourist authorities and in my...
Advantages: A comfortable relaxing stay Disadvantages: A little on the expensive side
East Midlands Airport
* Hotel Information*
Check in: 2pm
Check out: 12 noon
Cleaning services available.
We stayed in the Thistle Hotel East Midland airport last Saturday, whilst visiting relatives in the area. I booked the hotel online rather last minute on the Friday night, but there were plenty of rooms available to choose from. We...