Four swimming pools a swim-up bar and the airport two miles away make the grade with our guests at the non-smoking Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre. Surrounded by 38 acres of landscaped gardens the all non-smoking Le Meridien has 383 lavishly decorated rooms in a two-floor building. Rooms come with floor-to-ceiling windows (some with garden and pool views) flat-panel LCD TVs DVD players high-speed internet (for a fee) mini bars coffeemakers fruit baskets and bathrobes and slippers. Swim a lap or two in the 25-meter lane of the outdoor temperature-controlled pool. The hotel also has three more pools including a freeform courtyard pool and spa pool. Swim right up for a libation: two pools have swim-up bars. Le Meridien also has a hot tub floodlit tennis courts fitness center with outdoor section a full-service spa free parking an afternoon tea and 18 restaurants and bars including Italian Japanese Cantonese seafood and steakhouse dining. Le Meridien is in downtown Dubai a short stroll west of the Abu Baker Al Siddique Metro station and one-and-a-half miles north of Deira City Centre shopping mall and Dubai Creek. Dubai International Airport is two miles east and the Gold and Spice Souks are two miles west.