InterContinental Dubai DFC - Congress Destination

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Dubai Festival City Dubai 45777


Complimentary WIFI (Public Spaces & Meeting Rooms)

04/02/2020 – 04/02/2025


Dubai Tourism (Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing)


World's Leading City Hotel 2020 - UAE World's Leading Conference Hotel 2017 - UAE World Luxury spa Awards - 2017 Time Out Dubai Best Afternoon Tea 2019 - Choix Patisserie and Restaurant par Pierre Gagnaire

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Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (ocean or water)
  • View (urban)
  • Voicemail box


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Rental car service
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa or salon
  • Whirlpool

Venue accessibility

  • Bus
  • Taxi


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Staging area

Distance from airport

  • 2.49 mi. from venue


  • Complimentary parking
  • Valet parking

InterContinental Dubai DFC - Congress Destination Meeting Space

Total meeting space111,105 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms21
Largest room64,583 sq. ft.
Second largest room14,779 sq. ft.
Exhibit Space19,773 sq. ft.

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms1,544
Double (2 beds)1,181
Tax rate22.5%

Local Attractions

La Mer Beach

20 minutes away
Enjoy the day outdoors with beachfront shopping and dining experience.

Dubai Festival City Mall

3 minutes away
Dubai Festival City is one of the most exciting, must-see destinations which combines world-class shopping, hotels, entertainment and lifestyle, situated on one of Dubai’s most famous waterfronts.
Al Rebat Street
Dubai, AE

Old Souk

20 minutes away
Located in Eastern Dubai, the Old souk is Dubai's traditional market selling various products such as fabrics, clothes, footwear and souvenirs.

Burj Khalifa

12 km away
Burj Khalifa lifts the world's head proudly skywards, surpassing limits and expectations. Rising gracefully from the desert and honouring Dubai with a new glow. Burj Khalifa is at the heart of Dubai and its people; the centre for the world's finest shopping, dining and entertainment and home for the world's elite.
Emaar Blvd
Dubai, AE

Dubai Mall

13 minutes away

Dubai World Trade Centre

Business district
14 km away
Since it’s inauguration in 1979, the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has played a critical role in the growth of international trade for the Middle East region. From the landmark 39-storey Trade Centre Tower, to the region’s largest purpose-built complex for events and exhibitions, DWTC has become the epicentre for business tourism in the region.
Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, AE


1 minute away
IMAGINE is Dubai Festival City’s record-breaking new attraction, which offers unique sensory experience, harnesses the power of light, water, and fire, combined with giant aqua screens, 30 fountains and surround sound to connect with audiences and produce a show like never seen before.


InterContinental Dubai - Festival City is located at the heart of Dubai Festival City’s entertainment and shopping districts and minutes from Dubai International Airport, making an eloquent statement of the city’s rich heritage drawn from the brilliance of the pristine Dubai Creek. Embodying the signature InterContinental service with an elegant atmosphere and breath-taking surroundings. Opened in 2008 this beautiful hotel features 508 exquisitely designed rooms and suites, the InterContinental Hotel Dubai Festival City offers a choice of panoramic and spectacular views including the Dubai Creek, the Festival Bay and the city’s impressive skyline. If you’re in the events business, it is time that you experience Dubai’s premium conference space: the superb 4250 sq m Event Centre shared by InterContinental Dubai Festival City and the adjoining hotel, Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City consisting of 316 rooms. The complex also has easy access to InterContinental Residence suites with 212 superb rooms and the recent addition, Holiday Inn with 325 sq m of conference space and 508 guestrooms and suites. The complex also boasts Festival Arena, one of Dubai's most dynamic conference and events space with an impressive 7,200 sq m. Our state-of-the-art wellness and leisure facilities are designed to meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers. From a fully equipped gymnasium, award-winning SPA, to a renowned glass-bottom pool overlooking Dubai Creek, we ensure that you keep your fitness goals while enjoying a selection of downtime options. Visit for more information.


High season
Jan 1 – Apr 23
Oct 1 – Dec 31
Shoulder season
Low season
Apr 24 – Sep 30

Cancellation Policy

• No Cancellation Fees • No Attrition Fees for rooms that are not booked • Up to a 5% rebate towards your master bill • Short-form contract • IHG® Business Rewards points for Planners and Bookers

Additional Information

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