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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most unique place I've ever been to! It looks unreal! It is breathtaking! It does take a little time to get here. 3 hour drive from Dubai or a 2 hour drive from Abu Dhabi but definitely worth it! The pool is great, the activities they offer are awesome. The staff is super friendly! Definitely worth coming...

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Wael S, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear normabenavides, Thank you for sharing your fairy tale experience at the resort. We are flattered that you find Qasr Al Sarab the most unique place you have ever visited. Your compliment is a reward for my team who puts in a lot of effort to ensure exemplary service is extended. We pride ourselves in ensuring that our guests leave...

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I booked the Qasr al Sarab for January 2017. We arrived at Abu Dhabi airport on January 14th and were waiting there 1/2 hour for the transport to the hotel...but nobody came. So we called the reception and were informed, that all bookings have been cancelled until the end of January. As I worked in the UAE...

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Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Qasr Al Sarab is not cheap, but on our last trip with the family we nevertheless found it to be a value-for-money experience. Our villa was outstanding, beautifully designed and decorated with real taste inspired by the local culture. We liked it so much that we decided to stay an extra night! Our son loved the kids club!

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Wael S, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear 540nsn, It was a pleasure to have you at Qasr Al Sarab and we thank you for taking out time to share your feedback. My team and I are delighted that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that our team was up to your satisfaction. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

A hidden gem in the Arabian deserts. A must visit & stay to anyone in the region. Excellent service, staff are extremely pleasant & helpful, a wonderful weekend getaway all in all. Thanks you for the wonderful time. Def a comeback on the cards

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Wael S, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear maillambo, Thank you for sharing your memorable weekend getaway. Your compliments will be shared with the team so they know that their dedication and hard work do not go unnoticed. Thank you again for being our guest, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Qasr Al Sarab in the near future. Yours sincerely, Wael Soueid Area General...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a good hour forty five from Abu Dhabi well worth the drive, the hotel and staff are excellent in every aspect good place to relax or take part in activities as a keen photographer I enjoyed every trip I made into the desert

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Wael S, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear barbaraannec2017, We really appreciate you for sharing your amazing experience and glad you found our location to be ideal and that your overall experience has exceeded your expectations. We look forward to greeting you again one day in the not too distant future. Yours sincerely, Wael Soueid Area General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned to the Uk , having spent 12 unbelievable,magical days as this fabulous place .... From day one & untill we left , we were looked after by a team of staff who really are quite exceptional & every one of them always so happy & enthusiastic !!!.. We had our own beautiful appointed villa , with...

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Wael S, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear 750Didi, Thank you so much for leaving such lovely comments. We are happy to hear that we have exceeded your expectation and your overall experience has been wonderful. Theresa and the team will be happy to know and I will not fail to share it with them. We look forward to greeting you again one day in the future...

Dubai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read the last few reviews, i doubt i have anything more to offer. Can just reassert and reaffirm that this is an absolutely fantastic property, very well managed, extremely friendly and helpful staff and it was a joy to spend time here. if you are reading this and planning to go - hope you have a great stay, its...

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Wael S, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear Sid A, Thank you for sharing your fantastic review. We are delighted to read your positive comments and for recommending the resort. We are deeply committed to making sure that our guests have the most memorable experiences with us during their stay, from our product and facilities and most especially with the genuine hospitality services from our team members....

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone will enjoy the extraordinary life style and uncompromising service in the resort. The view is unique and unforgetable. The activities are interesting. My family enjoy the holiday so much. We will be back again.

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Wael S, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear chengq2017, Thank you for your excellent review. We are glad to know that you were impressed by the extraordinary lifestyle and uncompromising service at the resort. We take great pride of having the best hospitality service and I will definitely share your compliments with the team. It is always a reward for them to hear such praises. We look...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

It would be hard to find any fault, any shortcoming at Qasr Al Sarab. The 20-minute drive along the private access road cutting sneaking among the red sand dunes alone would deserve the 5-star rating, but the true luxury started once we drove through the monumental gates of the resort. Check-in was not at the counter like in "normal" hotels,...

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Wael S, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear LVarro, Thank you for your kind words with regards to the resort and its facilities which you found fantastic as well as the hospitality service that you have received from my team. I will of course; share your praises with them. Thank you again for being our guest, and we look forward to welcoming you back to our desert...

Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the building. Interiors are classy, made as our Arabic cultural heritage. Location is fantastic, you will discover how charming the desert could be. Great value to Kids club on free access and baby sitting on request (to be paid). Al Falaj outdoor restaurant is an experience but very expensive.

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Wael S, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear Sultan6334, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. We are happy to know that you had a wonderful holiday in the resort and glad that our hospitality service has exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again to our desert paradise. Yours sincerely, Wael Soueid Area General Manager

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Where mystic charm, cultural passion and unparalleled luxury evoke distinctive memories. Set in the middle of the Rub' al Khali or Empty Quarter, the largest uninterrupted body of sand in the world, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resorts by Anantara is isolated from the world, yet is less than 200km away from Abu Dhabi. The resort brings the mysticism of this eminent location to life, inviting you to discover the unique appeal of its surroundings. Enjoy an array of facilities and immerse yourself in the wonderful splendour of an eternally changing landscape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Address: 1 Qasr Al Sarab Road, Hamim 131277, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Liwa Oasis > Hamim
Price Range: $453 - $919 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara 5*
Number of rooms: 206
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“Ask for a room with a clear view of the desert, not other Villas”
 of 5 bubbles PeterStone1969, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Terrace rooms have great views and offer good privacy”
 of 5 bubbles DubaiDinner, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“deluxe terrace room especially room 323”
 of 5 bubbles pindawal, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had two rooms side by side, great wifi, beautiful views, large bathrooms, baths, showers very comfy, great service!”
 of 5 bubbles LHESNYC, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stayed in room no 200 which was close to the main reception,restaurant and lobby...”
 of 5 bubbles Adityahaldia, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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