We chose this apartment as I was unsure about the locations of the hotels in our price range. It was our first trip to Dubai and the Marina area seemed a good location.
We arrived at 3am in the morning and the apartment had been left open for us, the welcome pack was useful and we didn't need to buy anything else that week as we ate out alot. There is a summermarket just down towards the Marina 2 mins away if you need anything else.
The apartment is more spacious than a hotel room and it's usuel having a fridge etc, we didn't use the washing machine or cooking facilities but they looked in good order.
It was about half a mile from the nearest metro stop which we used alot as it was cheap and took us quickly to where we needed to go and took taxis when we went to the beach and hotels.
The Marina is a great place to wander and new places are opening all the time, Dubai generally is not very pedestrain friendly so to have an area you can just walk is a ... mehr