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Expo 2020
Dubai's Original Belgian Cafe
Memorable Weddings
The Event Centre
Take A Relaxing Dip
Expo 2020
45 min away from the Expo site, the hotel offers the perfect location to mix the Skyline views with historic heritage and bordered by a rich waterfront with endless facilities and amenities that matches ages and travel needs. We are well connected to the site! Metro, water taxis and regular shuttle service will ensure you don’t miss the Expo action
Dubai's Original Belgian Cafe
Embrace the essence of Brussels in the heart of Dubai with the city’s original Belgian Café; from the vintage style two-floor wooden decor, large bar counter with a variety of your favourite hops on tap, to a generous outside terrace overlooking the city skyline.
Memorable Weddings
Whether you want a grand international wedding, or an embellished traditional wedding, everything we do is designed to make your dream day come true. We are offering a range of wedding venues; from stunning ballrooms that seat up to 900 people, to outdoor spaces with magnificent views across Dubai skyline and sparkling waterfront.
The Event Centre
The Event Centre is Dubai's premium conference space. Two levels, totaling 4,250 sqm of flawless function space, are shared by InterContinental Dubai Festival City and Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City, creating an unparalleled event and conference proposition within Dubai.
Take A Relaxing Dip
Bask in the sun while savouring the panoramic view of the city skyline and indulge as you sip on a refreshing drink and hearty snacks from our pool bar. Our temperature controlled pools make it enjoyable for anyone in any season.

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Check In/Check Out


Express Check-In Available

Late Check Out Available

Minimum Check-In Age: 21

Internet | WiFi


  • Standard tier wireless internet (WiFi) access included with stay at most Crowne Plaza hotels and resorts around the world.
  • WiFi available in public areas and guest rooms, excluding meeting rooms, at participating hotels.
  • WiFi bandwidth and speed may vary by hotel.


Accessible Rooms


Accessible Parking On-site

Guide dogs/service animals are not allowed

IHG Green Engage™ system

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A glittering waterfront hotel in Dubai Festival City for business success, fine gastronomy and relaxation.

Set on the winding banks of Dubai Creek, Crowne Plaza® Dubai Festival City hotel has spectacular waterfront views. Whether unwinding by palm trees next to a 25-meter pool or relaxing in your chic room, you can gaze across the glistening creek and watch abra water taxis float along. Glass and woods create an airy, modern feel in the hotel, and the Festival City location means you can enjoy being central Dubai International Airport, the DIFC and Burj Khalifa are less than 15 minutes away without the traffic and 45 minutes drive to Expo 2020 Dubai site.

Business travelers can meet informally over a coffee in Mazar Lounge or mingle over cocktails in Skyline Bar while watching the sun set behind Burj Khalifa. Wi-Fi and valet parking are complimentary, and our concierges are on hand to help with transport around Dubai. The hotel’s multi-story conference facility, with nine meeting venues for up to 1,300 guests, is designed to impress.

If you are staying in Dubai for pleasure, enjoy a buffet breakfast at all day Mediterranean restaurant Zaytoun before strolling across the walkway from the hotel to Dubai Festival City. Jog in the 24 hour gym and relax in the spa. Fancy a night of fun? Head to Belgian Beer Cafe for themed nights and live entertainment.


Fitness & Wellness

On-Site Fitness Centre Details

12:00 am-12:00 am
  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Rower
  • Stair Stepper
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Treadmill


Internally connected to the world-class shopping centre with over 550 shops and 90 restaurants & cafés, connected to the luxury 100-berth marina via a beautifully landscaped waterfront promenade.

Outdoor Pool

  • Outdoor Pool Available
  • Hours: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Pool Is Heated
  • Whirlpool in Pool Area


Belgian Cafe

  • Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
  • Hours:  12:00 pm-2:00 am
  • Phone:  971-04-7011127


  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Hours:  6:30 am-11:00 am
  • Phone:  971-04-7011127

Skyline Lounge

  • Hours:  6:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Phone:  971-04-7011127



Meeting Rooms


Largest Room Capacity

47930 sq ft

Total Area of Meeting Space

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6 Features You'll Love

Sleep Advantage®

Sleep Advantage® Programme

Premium bedding, Quiet Zones and Guaranteed Wake Up Calls make for a better night’s sleep.
Power Everywhere

Completely Connected

Convenient access to power when and where you need it, keeping you connected and productive.
Fast & Fresh Food

Fast & Fresh

Freshly prepared meal options that are ready quickly to keep you energised and focused.
WiFi Included

WiFi Included

Complimentary wireless internet access included with stay at most Crowne Plaza hotels and resorts around the world.
Quiet Zone

Quiet Zone

Dedicated Quiet Zone rooms where outside noise and distractions are kept to a minimum.
Fitness & Wellness

Fitness & Wellness

Fitness facilities and wellness options to help you stay active and energised—all on your schedule.

FAQs for Crowne Plaza Dubai - Festival City

  • Crowne Plaza Dubai - Festival City does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Crowne Plaza Dubai - Festival City is 5 km from Dubai International Airport and is 113 km from Abu Dhabi International Airport and is 30 km from Sharjah Airport and is 60 km from DWC - Al Maktoum International Airport.

  • Complimentary parking is available at Crowne Plaza Dubai - Festival City for hotel guests.

  • Yes, when you book your stay at Crowne Plaza Dubai - Festival City direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

  • Crowne Plaza Dubai - Festival City has 3 restaurants. Belgian Cafe,Zaytoun.

  • Check-in at Crowne Plaza Dubai - Festival City is from 3pm, and check-out time is 12pm. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

  • Yes, Crowne Plaza Dubai - Festival City has an outdoor pool.

  • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Crowne Plaza Dubai - Festival City.

  • No, pets are not allowed at Crowne Plaza Dubai - Festival City.