Summer room discounts Emirates Palace has become the latest luxury hotel to offer slashed summer rates Abu Dhabi's luxurious Emirates Palace hotel is offering GCC residents a special summer rate of Dhs900 ($245) for its standard room. The five-star hotel, located on the capital's Corniche, has introduced a raft of heavily discounted rates in a bid to lure guests during the traditionally slow summer season. Its luxury suites start from Dhs2,800, down from Dhs3,350. SIMILAR ARTICLES Abu Dhabi reinstates 5% cap on rent increase Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tickets on sale now Dubai to Abu Dhabi in just 12 minutes? Chaos at Guns N' Roses Dubai show Several other hotels in the capital, including the Shangri-La and the Intercontinental, are also offering special rates for GCC visitors.