The first connections with local hotels are ready. Players can currently book through Craig rooms in the following places:

Prices listed per person, per night; based on €1 = $1.34 USD [18 Aug 2014]

Hotel Single Double Triple Quad
Grandeur Hotel – Al Barsha €90 / $121 USD €50 / $67 USD €42 / $57 USD -
Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa €250 / $335 USD €133 / $178 USD €109 / $147 USD €94 / $126 USD
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport €74 / $99 USD €40 / $54 USD - -
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Internet City €74 / $99 USD €40 / $54 USD - -
Holiday Inn Express Dubai Safa Park €74 / $99 USD €40 / $54 USD - -
Holiday Inn Express Dubai, Jumeirah €74 / $99 USD €40 / $54 USD - -
Premier Inn Dubai Investments Park €82 / $110 USD €47 / $63 USD - -
Marina View Hotel Apartments (Single bedroom) €133 / $178 USD €72 / $96 USD €62 / $82 USD €57 / $75 USD
Marina View Hotel Apartments (Studio room) €184 / $246 USD €97 / $130 USD €79 / $105 USD €69 / $93 USD
DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach €425 / $568 USD €226 / $302 USD €160 / $214 USD €127 / $169 USD
Ramada Hotel Dubai Deluxe Single: €143 / $191 USD Deluxe Double: €80 / $106 USD
Ramada Jumeirah Dubai Deluxe Single: €143 / $191 USD Deluxe Double: €80 / $106 USD
Chelsea Tower Apartments Two-bedroom apartment: €69 / $93 USD based on 4 person occupancy Three-bedroom apartment: €44 / $59 USD based on 8 person occupancy
TIME Oak Hotel & Suites 2 persons: €90 / $121 USD 4 persons: €83 / $112 USD 6 persons: €82 / $110 USD
TIME Topaz Hotel Apartments 2 persons: €78 / $105 USD 4 persons: €82 / $110 USD 6 persons: €74 / $99 USD
TIME Opal Hotel Apartments 2 persons: €78 / $105 USD 4 persons: €82 / $110 USD
TIME Crystal Hotel Apartments 4 persons: €82 / $110 USD 6 persons: €74 / $99 USD

Local transport to get to the beach is cheap, reliable, safe, clean and air-conditioned. There is new tram service opening late 2014, and a metro line that transects the entirety of the city of Dubai. If you were to take a taxi from the furthest location it will take you less than 25 mins and no more than €15 each way. 7-seater taxies can be ordered at the hotel front desk and will be the same price.

Food options will be varied including local outlets to the beach, provided catering and local concessions. Catered daily menus will be tailored to ultimate athletes providing calorific value suitable to the event with options for allergies and the like. Local outlets provide an extremely varied international flavor with many local, European and Asian food and beverage outlets. These include well-known brands from around the world in addition to local groceries for those day to day snacks and drinks. Stay informed about new accommodation and food options:

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