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Switzerland
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at Al Maha and really enjoyed it. The first thing to get over is the price. Yes, Al Maha is up there in budget terms, but you have to factor in that it is a full board, all inclusive luxury resort. The only thing you will pay for is alcohol and sodas, and spa treatment....

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marketing1901, PR & Marketing at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ze_shark, we are thankful for the wonderful comments on your stay at Al Maha Desrt Resort & Spa, we are excited that you had an enjoyable stay from the beautiful desert views, wild life, natural scenery, Bedouin suites, cultural ingenuity, great quality food, Desert activities, excellent staff services and the luxurious facilities at the resort. we look forward to...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It took us a while to find our way to the Al Maha but this year I very badly wanted to spend at least a few days in a proper desert in December when life in Vienna is damp and dark or hijacted by a host of dramatically overdone Christmas decorations. So we stayed 4 nights at this resort which...

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Dear Nikolausfranzjosef, Thank you very much for the magnificent comments on your stay at AL Maha Desert resort & Spa. we are extremely delighted that you had enjoyed your stay at the resort from the excellent luxurious and comfortable services and naturally beauty of the desert. we are excited that you had visited many resorts in the world but this...

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

If you ever look for the "wowowowow-effect", you should go to the Al Maha Luxory Resort. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at the privat pool; the outstanding friendly staff will make you feel at home like nowhere else. Privat dinner alone in the desert? It's a must!!! Forget everything!! This is one of the absolute best, we enjoyed; and we...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Fantastic hotel. Great service, big rooms, great food, private pool were you can spot Oryx and other wild animals, desert activities such as camel riding at sunset with champagne and strawberries, Falconry, archery. Very expensive to stay here but we managed to get a deal for half price rooms....it was around 7 years ago actually when we visited. If i...

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed at Al Maha with my family, the rooms are amazing, very spacious and the private pool is an extra touch to every room. My biggest complaint is the amount of mosquitoes in the resort, sometimes you have difficulties in enjoying your time while you lay on the sun bed or eat at the restaurant. Lastly for the price...

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Dear Ludovica, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments on your stay at Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa. We are grateful that you had an enjoyable stay from excellent services, big and spacious suites with private pool, we also value your feedback about the mosquitoes in the resort. we had made a note of it currently looking into...

Taunton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The most amazing hotel we have stayed in. From the room to the service, activites and food everything was outstanding. We stayed for 7 days in December and enjoyed everything. We had room 19 overlooking the waterhole. The gazelles came up and wandered around our pool. If you like peace and quiet and enjoy nature then this is a must...

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Dear Clare, Thank you very much for the marvelous comments on your stay at Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable stay from excellent services, desert activities, variety of food and desert wildlife. we also thankful for writing about your luxurious stay. we definitely look forward to welcome you in the near future....

Chicago, IL
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a very special place and based on my experience I am sad that I did NOT stayed here much longer. Here are my pros and cons: Pros: - The place is in the middle of a desert nature reserve. Beautiful quiet and relaxing - The room, bed, bathroom, private pool, views are just absolutely perfect. We had an...

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Sterling, Virginia
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I went to Al Maha with family for a quick getaway. One night was not enough. The resort is amazing! Very luxurious and relaxing. I believe they only have 37 suites (and they don't allow children under 10 - I don't think kids would enjoy this resort anyway) so it makes for a more intimate experience. The staff is amazing...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Still our favourite desert resort since 1999! Wonderfully attentive and friendly staff who go out of their way to make your visit the best it can be. Always an amazing experience. Look out for Zibyaan naughty boy camel - so well behaved as well as free roaming wildlife. Highly recommended for a special occasion or just when you feel like...

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Dear Annie, Thanks for your most wonderful comments on your stay at Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa. We are extremely delighted that you had enjoyable time on your stay at the resort from excellent staff services, unique desert experience and wildlife. we definitely look forward to welcome you again in the near future. Kindest Regards, Shahid Babar PR &...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Wow!! That's all we can say! I don't get what others complained about online. I almost cancelled our trip because of some of the negative reviews. Fortunately, ALL of the negative comments, assuming they were true, were resolved. Let's begin. I'm ambassador level in SPG which is highest level, above platinum which most hotels don't even know exist. They did...

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Dear Mel, Thanks for your most amazing comments on your stay at Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa. we are extremely delighted that you had an enjoyable time from excellent staff services especially by Mr. Parakash and chef Pitor. beautiful sand dunes, spacious suits, Desert activities unique food and special arrangements for your wedding anniversary. we definitely look forward to...

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Exclusive Hotel designed to resemble a traditional Bedouin encampment - Set within a 25-sq.-kilometer desert conservation reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Address: Dubai - Al Ain Rd | Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Murqquab, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Murqquab
Price Range: $1,102 - $2,833 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Al Maha Desert Resort
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“I feel that any room would be good, but we noticed that some had less interesting views than ours”
 of 5 bubbles valeriep446, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some of the rooms' plunge-pools can be overlooked, so we suggest that you make sure that you are allocated a screened Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeA361, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All are good”
 of 5 bubbles BobbySteel, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 19 was great”
 of 5 bubbles 437clareb, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms look equally good. If you prefer to walk get a room closer to clubhouse.”
 of 5 bubbles ucipass, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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