Situated in the heart of Dubai Marina, Continental Tower is a 30-floor residential building. Standing at the edge of the central bay, the tower is located on road D94 which was formerly known as Al Sufouh Road. It lies close to Breih Street while Al Gharbi Street is a one-minute drive away to the west. Continental Tower offers rental and freehold residential properties that include 1 and 2-bedroom apartments as well as duplexes. The tower also includes a mechanical floor as well as a 4-storey podium. Amenities in the building include an outdoor swimming pool and a state of the art gym. Residents have access to a number of amenities such as beauty salons and fitness centres as well as recreational destinations such as a mall, yacht clubs and beachfront resorts.
Dubai Marina is the most popular community for buying apartments in Dubai as per the Market Report for H1 2020. It is also the second most popular area for renting apartments following Jumeirah Village Circle. It is a water-front community which has many high-rise residential towers. Amenities in the area include retail shops, entertainment spots, supermarkets and restaurants. It is also home to one of the most famous malls in the city – Dubai Marina Mall. Those looking to invest in residential properties will find apartments for sale in Dubai Marina a good option.
There is covered parking in Continental Tower Marina for residents and visitors. One parking space is allocated for each apartment.
There are multiple well-maintained high-speed elevators in Continental Tower Marina.
Apartments in the building have intercoms that are connected to the reception area. When guests visit, residents are informed through the intercom; this process enhances the security level. Building security is monitored round the clock by guards and CCTV cameras. The utilities for the building are provided by DEWA.
Fitness enthusiasts looking for a dedicated workout area can go to the state-of-the-art gym in Continental Tower Marina. It is equipped with a range of fitness machines such as stationary bikes, treadmills, elliptical machines as well as chest and abs-press benches.
Located in the deck area of the tower’s podium is one swimming pool for adults and one splash pool for kids. Pairs of beach chairs are arranged at short intervals, along with umbrella stands that provide shade from the sun during daytime. There are light posts too which are switched on during evenings. The deck also includes a shower facility, heavy plantation in one corner and pocket gardens distributed across the floor. The podium’s deck has several landscaped areas where children can play.
Room service is also available for limited hours. Airport transportation, daily housekeeping, dry cleaning and maintenance services are also provided upon request. The front desk staff is cooperative and fluent in multiple languages.
Continental Tower is not a pet-friendly building.
As per the government regulations, all units in the building are equipped with fire safety equipment. Fire alarms are connected to the nearest fire-stations to ensure prompt response in case of emergency.
Interested individuals can find their required configurations by browsing the floor plans for Continental Tower. Bayut offers an easy to navigate interface which allows viewing plans in 2D and 3D layouts.
Apartments in the building come in 1 and 2-bed types. There are also duplex units available for those looking for more space.
The sizes of 1BHK apartments vary between 700 sq. ft. and 1,032 sq. ft. A one-bedroom flat in the tower contains either one or two bathrooms. The apartments have an entrance area with a guest bathroom on one side and the bedroom with an en-suite bathroom on the other. A straight walk from the entrance leads to the kitchen and living room. The master bedroom in some configurations is attached to a dressing room that leads to the master bathroom. The room also leads to the balcony.
The average size of 2-bed apartments ranges between 1,370.3 sq. ft. and 1,539.2 sq. ft. In most layouts, the entrance, living room and balcony are in a linear arrangement, while there is an additional corridor that leads to the bedrooms. Some units have two balconies, while others have one expansive balcony that covers two sides of the flat’s exterior. Most apartments have a room for the house help, while the rest have a laundry room and a storage area instead. All bedrooms come with closet space and en suite bathrooms.
3-bed units in the building range between 1,400 sq. ft. to 1,673 sq. ft. in covered area. These spacious apartments come with a large hall which steps into an expansive balcony. The three bedrooms each come with dedicated bathrooms, with the master bedroom having an en suite bathroom. There is also a powder room in some units. The kitchen is designed to include storage cabinets and space for appliances.
According to Bayut, 2-bedroom flats in Continental Tower enjoy the highest popularity. They are followed by 1-bed apartments in the second spot. 3-bedroom flats take up the third position on the list.
The apartments for rent in Continental Tower are well-lit, spacious and airy. Rent is typically paid in four post-dated cheques annually, however, residents can discuss other modes of payment with the landlord.
For those looking to invest in Dubai, apartments for sale in Continental Tower are a good option. This is how the sales prices vary in Continental Tower:
1-bed apartments offer the highest ROI in Continental Tower of 7.64%. 2-bedroom flats generate about 7.20% return on investment.
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Funds used for major repairs and to help maintain the yearly service charges fees
These figures are based on the services charges for Continental Tower, Dubai Marina* as per the Dubai Land Department.
Various types of service charges in Dubai are applicable to properties. Those looking to invest in Dubai real estate should read up on the service charges guide.
*These charges are subject to change.
The tower is located on Route D94 also called King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud Street. This allows access to other areas in the city very easily. There are several bus, metro and train stations in the areas as well. Additionally, there is also a water bus station, known as Marina Mall ferry terminal, right across the Dubai Marina bay.
After walking for 5 minutes, residents can access Jumeirah Beach Residence Station 1, Seaside. Another bus station near Continental Tower is Marsa Dubai station at a 3-minute walk. A little further away at a 12-minute walk, there is Jumeirah Beach Residence Station 2.
The JLT Metro Station Marina Side is the nearest Red Line metro station to the building, located at a 15-minute walk. Residents can also drive to DAMAC Properties Metro Station in 7 minutes. Another station in the area is the Nakheel Metro Station Seaside which can be reached after an 8-minute drive.
Tram is another option for public transport near Continental Tower, Dubai Marina. The Jumeirah Beach Residence 1 and Jumeirah Beach Residence 2 tram stops are both located 5 minutes away by car. The tram stop at Marina Towers located at a 4-minute drive.
Dining options around Continental Tower Marina include:
There are several casual dining restaurants located at a short distance from the building. Ammos Greek Restaurant is located at an 8-minute walk and offers Greek cuisine and seafood in both indoor and outdoor seating. For Lebanese, Arabian and Middle Eatern food, residents can head to Al Maeda at a 6-minute drive. P.F Chang’s, the internationally renowned food chain is also located at a 6-minute drive and offers Asian cuisine.
Fine-dining restaurants nearby are:
Those looking for upscale dining options can find several under a 10-minute drive. Celebrities is a European restaurant which is located at a 7-minutes drive. At the same driving distance one can also visit Tagine, a Moroccan themed restaurant. Eauzone, another luxury dining restaurant is located at a 9-minute drive. It offers Thai, Japanese and Asian cuisine. For Latin American cuisine, you may head to Toro Toro, one of the best restaurants in Dubai Marina.
Grocery stores and supermarkets near Continental Tower are:
Residents can go to Aswaaq Mart for grocery shopping as it is based in Continental Tower. A short walk from the apartments, Al Maya Supermarket and Zoom are other supermarkets near the tower. The grocery store called All Day Supermarket is located at a 3-minute drive.
Several apartment buildings are located at a short walk from Continental. The nearest are Sadaf 7 and Murjan, both located at a 3-minute walk. The Atlantic is an apartment complex located at a 9-minute walk.
Nearby notable places are:
JBR Beach also known as The Beach JBR, is a public access beach, flanked by an outdoor mall. There are multiple activities for visitors to enjoy. There are several eating outlets and fun entertainment activities for children. Residents can walk to the beach in 8 minutes.
Dubai Marina Mall is located at a 10-minute walk from the building. It houses several international and fast-fashion brands, along with entertainment options. There are also some must-visit food outlets in Dubai Marina Mall that no food lover should miss.
The Walk JBR is a water-front promenade and prominent dining and shopping destination in Dubai. It is located at an 11-minute walk from the building. Residents can find local vendors, kiosk as well as international brands in the area.
The tower is situated in an ideal location that offers almost every amenity a resident could ask for. It is a lively area and welcomes families and professionals who do not mind the busy city lifestyle. However, those looking for either a studio or a three-bed property may have to look elsewhere. There are also more options available for renting apartments in Dubai Marina.