Dubai's new Fairmont hotel -- The Palm Dubai -- has its good and not-so-good points. The guest rooms and the Cigar Room are delights, but the restaurant service and transportation options aren't, this review says. "The lobby is a gorgeous collection of arches and the butlers on the Fairmont Gold floor are British, but when you come to Dubai, you have to be prepared to take the glamour with a side of disappointment," writes Bert Archer.

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