The Grand Excelsior Hotel’s downtown location make it an ideal choice for event organizers planning a business meeting or social occasion. From an intimate board meeting to a cocktail reception the hotel has the perfect space to suit every size and requirement. Located on the first floor, the Dhow ballroom can accommodate corporate and social events for up to 800 guests. It can be split into 6 smaller sections or two larger sections to offer increased flexibility for larger events with space for a main plenary session and break out spaces. The Dhow ballroom can cater for up to 800 guests for weddings and special celebrations. An outdoor terrace and hotel poolside also offer opportunities for hosting events in the warm Dubai climate, and our team can provide outdoor catering at a venue of your choice. Three additional meeting rooms provide additional venues for meeting and event planners. Every meeting room enjoys natural daylight along with a range of audio-visual equipment, secretarial services and wireless internet access.