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Vacation at Nour Arjaan by Rotana in Fujairah

My wife and I spent 3 days and 2 nights at Nour Arjaan by Rotana in Fujairah.  This is a four-star luxury hotel apartment located along the main road in the emirate of Fujairah and is a 2-hour bus ride from Dubai. If you travel via private vehicle, you can reach the hotel a little over an hour’s drive.

This was our first time to visit the emirate and upon arriving,  it gave us a very laid back vibe which is great for a relaxing vacation. The city is located at the east coast of the UAE.

nour arjaan hotel fujairah

Nour Arjaan by Rotana – Fujairah

nour arjaan fujairah lobby

hotel lobby

Nour Arjaan by Rotana Luxury Hotel Apartment in Fujairah

We were able to check in their other chain (Burjuman Arjaan) and we were glad to have stayed there. This hotel apartment in Fujairah wasn’t any less of an experience.

Upon arriving at the hotel lobby, the staff quickly assisted us and made us feel comfortable. We were directed to our room right away.


My wife and I were pleasantly surprised by the arrangement in the bedroom prepared by the staff. Petal roses on the bed in the shape of a heart and some were scattered on the floor and room. This was a lovely romantic  touch which really exceeded our expectations and provided a memorable hotel experience.

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rose petals on the bed

nour arjaan bathroom

Shower and toilet with prepackaged toiletries

king size bed nour arjaan hotelvery comfortable king-size bed

bedroom nour arjaan


Kitchen, Dining Area & Living Room

Nour Arjaan is a hotel apartment that has a spacious living and dining area. So if you have plans of preparing some dishes, you may do so. Don’t worry if you forget some cooking ingredients as there’s a Lulu hypermarket in front of the hotel.

living room nour arjaan fujairah

living room

nour arjaan fujairah

spacious kitchen, dining and living room

Bodylines and Fitness center

Here’s a peek at the gym area of Nour Arjaan. They have ample equipment for cardio and strength training. They also have a sauna and steam bath available.

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Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Center

We tried to schedule a massage spa session  but it was fully booked at the time. If you have plans to get a massage, better if you call for reservation early.

Kids Play Area

For families bringing their kids, you can drop by their kids room where your children can have fun playing. The size of the play area is modest, but it’s great that Nour Arjaan offers these amenities for families on vacation.

flippers kids club nour arjaan

Flippers Kids Club

Murjan Restaurant

For the whole stay, we ate at Murjan restaurant located at the 1st floor. They offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets that range from Arabic, Asian, Italian and International cuisines.

I’ll write a more detailed review in another blogpost, but the offered dishes were very appetizing and something we didn’t expect to be quite good.

UPDATE: You can view the blogpost feature here – Dining at Murjan Cafe & Restaurant

murjan restaurant nour arjaan fujairahbreakfast lunch and dinner at Murjan resto

murjan restaurant fujairah

great selection of international menu

Pool and Aquarius Bar

The pool deck offers an interesting view of Fujairah. We didn’t swim in the pool and opted to lie on the sun decks to soak up some rays.

If you’re craving for the beach, you can ask the reception to schedule a service to take you to their partner resort which is around 45 minutes from the hotel.

nour arjaan fujairah pool

pool and Aquarius bar

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view of the Sheikh Zayed Majlis from the pool deck

fujairah city view

view of Fujairah

DIY Afternoon Tour of the City

Since my wife and I were new to the emirate, we did a very short afternoon tour of the nearby Corniche beach and the Sheikh Zayed Majlis. We hired a taxi to take us to these places. Will write about our experience in another blogpost.

fujairah afternoon tour

short tour of Fujairah via taxi

The hotel is a great place to check in for business travellers as it is located at the main district of Fujairah. Nour Arjaan provides a great experience for couples or families on a vacation.

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with compliments – from Nour Arjaan

Nour Arjaan by Rotana, Fujairah is a new level of contemporary luxury, style, design and cuisine for business and leisure travelers. Set amid Fujairah‘s exclusive areas and rich cultural attractions, Nour Arjaan by Rotana provides ideal accommodation solution for long-term business travelers and families with its state-of-the-art technology and facilities. Nour Arjaan by Rotana is ideally located close to several tourist attractions such as Fujairah city center less than five minute drive and Fujairah open beach at a 5-10 minute drive.

– Nour Arjaan website

nour arjaan hotel fujairah

Nour Arjaan Fujairah, UAE

How to Get There

  1. We took a bus from the Union bus station (outside Union metro station). Fare is 25 AED for the hour ride. Just tell the driver you will stop at the Etisalat bus stop.
  2. Upon going back, we hired a taxi cab where you can pay 40 AED per person  (maximum of 4 persons) to have a faster ride from Fujairah to Dubai. It took us just an hour to get  back. The taxi station is located on the same main highway. Tell the driver to drop you off at the bus station near Choithrams supermarket.

Note: Airport transfers by the hotel can also be scheduled.

Contact Information

Address: Hamad Bin Abdulla Street – Fujairah
Telephone number: +971 9 202 5555

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Author Bio

I love to explore places in Dubai and take photos of attractions & food trips and share my adventures in this blog. I curently use a Fujifilm X-E1 mirrorless camera and a GoPro Hero4 Silver when taking pictures. Feel free to browse through the archive!

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