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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful,serene,luxurious.Best weekend in ages. We didn't want to leave.Suite was cool and sophisticated in Arabian style and the service was perfect as was the food and facilities. Loved the archery.More

Thank Kath186356
Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded today

Dear Kath186356, Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to share your recent experience at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I do appreciate all your wonderful comments in regard to different areas of your stay. We certainly pride ourselves on the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at the hotel. The staff are fantastic and really can’t do enough for you. We loved the Nespresso machine in the room and everything in the room was great. The mini bar prices were through the roof. A can of...More

Thank Matt Wenannou B
Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Matt, It was a pleasure to welcome you at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the resort, room amenities, our facilities and services. It is gratifying to note that you recommended our seafood salad...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The hotel location is in the middle of desert so while driving you will feel a nice sensation of been in the middle of nowhere. Arriving to the front gate using the path to the hotel will make you think a you are in 1000...More

1  Thank Majid H
Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Majid, It was a pleasure having you at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. Thank you for sharing your experience with us at the resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed the facilities and the Arabian concept we have. Moreover, we are pleased...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This hotel needs a revamp, pool had things floating in and needed a good chemical fix/ clean. The staff all need to go on a course, to understand silver service. Every time I asked for something they forgot!More

Thank KLG018
Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 4 days ago

Dear KLG018, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Bab Al Shams. It is with regret to read about the issues that you encountered during your stay, for which we deeply apologize. Please rest assured that we have thoroughly addressed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort was an incredible destination for a staycation. What stood out the most was the service. From the valet parking gentlemen, to the front desk (I believe his name was Yohan), to the security guard and photographers during the camel ride, to the waiters...More

Thank ddss93
Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 4 days ago

Dear ddss93, First of all, thank you for having chosen to stay at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I do appreciate all your wonderful comments on our beautiful resort and its facilities. Furthermore, we are pleased to read your positive feedback with regards...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 165 - USD 557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#40 Business Hotel in Dubai
#44 Family Hotel in Dubai
#47 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#54 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#55 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 165 - USD 557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#40 Business Hotel in Dubai
#44 Family Hotel in Dubai
#47 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#54 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#55 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Cheri_lovestotravel
16 June 2018|
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Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
Dear Cheri_lovestotravel, First of all, thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. Please be informed that from Dubai, a taxi will cost you approx AED 140 depending on the point of origin. Kindly... More
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tlisse
28 April 2018|
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Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
Dear tlisse, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. Though isolated from the busy world around it, Bab Al Shams remains easily accessible, and is a mere 45-minute drive from both Dubai and Abu... More
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jyhan1007
6 March 2018|
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Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
Dear Jyhan1007, First of all, thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. As we are not in the position to compare our resort to other companies, hence, we therefore prefer to highlight our... More
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"If you book a terrace room, ask for one with a desert view"
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"we upgraded to a terrace king room on the ground floor overlooking the desert well worth it"
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"Balcony rooms"
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"I was with the children and the regular room with two beds and the extra loft area was great!"
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