A friendly nicely run Indian hotel, the Rolla Residence is a sure bet for everyone who would like to spend a pleasant yet economical great holidays in Dubai. Rolla Residence can be found in Bur Dubai in the Al Rifa residential district.
From the outside, this hotel looks a bit plain but from the inside, it is big and nice with a pleasant atmosphere and kind staff. The hotel offers many things without any cost, which are otherwise charged heavily in other hotels. They include the WIFI, which is free here, and breakfast, which is famously great in this hotel, mixing the Indian-Intercontinental flavours very well, and the shuttle to the airport is free. This way you save up a huge amount of money and do this not even on the cost of quality issues. The place is good and led very well.
Bur Dubai, where this hotel is located gives place for many activities. You can visit cultural activities by visiting the popular sites of Dubai Museum, the Al Bastakiya district, the old souks and the opposite lying dhow wharfage. For shoppers, the Bur Dubai district is full of little and bigger shops topped with two amazingly huge shopping malls, the BurJuman Center and the colourful Ibn Battuta Mall. The district is full of little bars and restaurants where you can get a great kabab or one of the many specialities. The place is full of ethnic cuisine like Indian or Chinese. The Hotel Rolla Residence is a great place for vegetarians too as most of the famous Indian restaurants offer only vegetarian cuisine. Other popular Indian restaurant chains such as the Sukh Sagar and the Rangoli both being Mumbai restaurants are also here near the hotel. As for the supermarkets, the Spinneys and Choitrams are very near the hotel.
The Rolla Residence has 120 apartments. They offer three types of apartments: studio, one-and-two bedroom apartments. The apartments are fully furnished and are just huge. The kitchen is separate and the place is very well equipped. In the living room area, there is flat screen TV and all apartments come with air conditioning and an additional balcony. The dining area is in the living room and each living room has a sofa to sleep on as well.
Among the services of the hotel, we can find a nice rooftop swimming pool area with a sunbathing terrace. The gym is although small but has some nice equipment that will make you sweat in which the local sauna also helps. The Rolla Residence has a pretty restaurant called Gossip Café offering huge meals. Its breakfast is very colourful containing Indian specialities. The staffs are very hostile and if you are Indian, then you have all the best chance to feel at home. The reception can help you with organizing tours, like desert safari or sightseeing tours and selling entrance tickets for the Aquaventure water park.
Studio: AED 200
One bedroom apartment: AED 500
Two-bedroom apartment: AED 800
The Rolla Residence is really place that you can suggest to your friends and family after getting back home. As you can see, its rates are great and so are its services.