Standing 41 storeys high and overlooking sheikh zayed road, the 4-star novotel al barsha is conveniently located in the centre of the city and offers five restaurants and bars, plus an outdoor swimming pool, spa and fitness centre. Just minutes from the famous mall of the emirates and ski dubai, it sits opposite sharaf dg metro station and offers easy access to jumeirah beach, souk madinat, dubai mall, burj khalifa, the world trade centre and the marina promenade. This modern hotel features 465 guest rooms including 89 1-3 bedroom suites, all with modern décor and including en-suite bath/shower, air conditioning, lcd satellite tv with internet access, wi-fi and tea/coffee making facilities. For dining, café java is open 24-hours for pastries, bagels, wraps and salads, while cravin cajun restaurant serves up rich louisiana cuisine and live jazz. Deck 7 is located poolside on the 7th floor, and offers caribbean bites and tropical cocktails. Guests can also enjoy the hotel's sauna and massage services, plus there are nine function rooms catering to up to 250 people.