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Propsearch guide to Dubai real estate: Developments

Zanzabeel

Sub-community, Old Town, Downtown Dubai, Dubai
Zanzabeel Key Information
Location type
Sub-community
Area
Phase
Complete
  • Zanzabeel is a residential sub-community of Old Town and is situated to the west of the development close to Al Asayel Street (D72).
  • Old Town is a district and is located on Al Asayel Street (D72).
  • From Zanzabeel it takes roughly eight minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 22 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 21 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 26 minutes to The Walk JBR.
  • Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 19 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 46 minutes' drive. All durations are calculated by Google Maps and assume the fastest route in typical traffic conditions.
Proximity to landmarks
Palm Jumeirah
22 mins drive
Al Maktoum International Airport
46 mins drive
La Mer by Meraas
20 mins drive
Mall of the Emirates
18 mins drive
Dubai Mall
8 mins drive
Burj Al Arab
21 mins drive
Ibn Battuta Mall
26 mins drive
The Walk JBR
26 mins drive
Dubai International Airport
19 mins drive

Zanzabeel Dining and Nightlife Offers

We've partnered with LadiesNightDubai.com and BrunchCrunch.ae to give an overview of the current Ladies Nights and Brunch offers in the vicinity of Zanzabeel.

Brunch
Tuesday soirée
place
La Serre (0.1km)
apartment
Vida Downtown Dubai
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Tuesday evening 20:00 - 00:00
Ladies Night
Taikun
place
Taikun (0.1km)
apartment
Vida Downtown Dubai
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Tuesday, Wednesday 7:00pm
Ladies Night
Mamacita
place
Mami Umami (0.4km)
apartment
Renaissance Hotel Business Bay
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Wednesday 8:00pm
Ladies Night
Distillery
place
Distillery (0.4km)
apartment
Al Manzil Souk
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Tuesday 8:00pm
Brunch
Distillery Brunch
place
Distillery (0.4km)
apartment
Al Manzil Souk
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Friday afternoon 14:00 - 18:00
Ladies Night
Decadance
place
Bleu Blanc Oysters and Grill (0.4km)
apartment
Renaissance Hotel Business Bay
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Tuesday 8:00pm
Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
Roka Dubai (0.7km)
apartment
The Opus
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Friday afternoon 12:00 - 18:00
Brunch
Friday Brunch
place
99 Sushi Bar and Restaurant (0.7km)
apartment
The Address Downtown Dubai
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Friday afternoon 13:00 - 17:00

You can find full Ladies Night and Ladies Day offers including contact details and booking info at https://ladiesnightdubai.com

For full Dubai Brunch listings including prices, contact and booking information please visit https://brunchcrunch.ae

Zanzabeel Reviews

See what the residents have to say by reading 2 user reviews courtesy of flatreviews.com

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Zanzabeel receives an overall rating of 2.5 based on 2 reviews. Users were asked to consider many factors including the view, finishing, layout, noise levels, traffic, public transportation, parking, security, swimming pool, gym, and maintenance.

12th Dec, 2014
Yvonne
From Canada
Moved here in 2013
Living with spouse
starstarstarstarstar
Zanzabeel 3
Pools and artistic design
Smoke and noise level
The one bedroom we lived in was located on the third level so we had neighbours above us. Very noisy with traffic and now there is a mosque open right next door. The walls were very thin and we had many sleepless nights from our neighbours above, beside and below more… us. We are non-smokers so we did not appreciate the smell of smoke that often came in through the central air system as people often smoked in their apartment and the fire alarm rang regularly at all hours of the day. The apartment had a small balcony and the Arabic design features was beautiful. Show less
This review is the subjective opinion of a FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC
11th Nov, 2014
Vi
From France
Moved here in 2014
Family with children
starstarstarstarstar
Look behind the scenes
Close to Downtown
Neihborhood feels like abandoned
I have been living in Zanzabeel for almost 3 years. First, I must say that in general, I was happy here: the neighborhood is really beautiful, our apartment too, everything is very close, included good restaurants or more simple ones, Dubai Mall, etc. And you can WALK. We are a more… community of people who wants to WALK and we don't like driving the car for every little thing. Zanzabeel is in the "Qamardeen" side of Old town and unfortunately, the features are pretty less good than in the other side (al Manzil with Yansoon, Reehan and Zaffaran). 1. The beautiful souk never opened. Since 3 years, we are waiting for that, and there's absolutely nothing in it. It means we must take the car / walk to the other side for every single thing. Not a big deal, would you say, but it is, if you rented / bought a flat thinking that you'll have a small spinneys nearby. 2. This means that the souk is barely cleaned, actually we have pieces of glass and dog leftovers for days and weeks in it. 3. If you have children and you need to use your stroller, you HAVE TO cross the dirty -empty souk. Honestly, I don't let my daughter walk in it, because I'm afraid if she falls, she'll have plenty of piece of glass mixed with dog poo in her wounds. 4. The access to Zanzabeel next to Vida Hotel became absolutely dangerous, especially with children. Cars are coming from everywhere, nobody ever understood why they changed everything over there, if it was better before. 5. Other access is dangerous to and the sidewalk is approx. 50 cm large, you can barely pass with a stroller, then you have to cross between all the cars coming for the parking. 6. There used to be a nursery what they closed, telling us that its building was for community purpose, as a gym for example. It was left empty with light on 24h/24h, then they finally rented it for Vida hotel. What isn't really serving the community. 7. THERE'S NO KID'S POOL!!!!!! There was one, it's broken since 2 years and nobody seems to care about it. We are actually crossing the road and going to the other side of Old town for their kids pool. 8. The new Mosque is definitely audible. 9. There are 2 high building constructions right next to Zanzabeel - what means AT LEAST 1 1/2 years of noise ALL THIS MEANS THAT IT ISN'T REALLY THE THING IT SEEMS LIKE: YOU JUST CAN'T REALLY WALK AROUND AS YOU WANTED, BECAUSE EVERYTHING YOU NEED ON DAILY BASIS (spinneys, nursery, pharmacy, kid's pool) IS ABOUT 15 MIN WALK FROM YOUR HOUSE. WHAT IS MUCH FROM APRIL UNTIL DECEMBER!!! Above all these problems, rents are almost as high as in Yansoon, Zaffaran or Reehan - but they have lots more of facilities. This is really not right and the developer should really rethink about this neighborhood. Especially because with all these noise we didn't have one year ago, almost everybody is leaving. Landlords, owners must be really upset of all these crazy and let's say, not really intelligent decisions about Qamardeen and neighborhood. Two positive thing, the flats and the pools are really beautiful. And you are still very close to everything, even though the Qamardeen souk is empty.Show less
This review is the subjective opinion of a FlatReviews.com user and not of Propsearch LLC

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