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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Just amazing oasis hotel complex located less than one hour drive from Dubai. This 5 star hotel has everything You want from this getaway place. Restaurants, pool area and etc. Super nice for couples. Totally recommended!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loooved this place. The infinity pool that leads to the desert, the oriental romantic design and atmosphere, the rooftop restaurant from where tou can watch the sunset over the desert, the good service. Special thanks to Sajjad and Grigore!More

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Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, Thank you for having stayed at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I do appreciate you for taking the time to share your amazing feedback. I am glad that you fully enjoyed your experience with us particularly due the romantic overall atmosphere...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic few days here as part of a trip to stay with friends in Dubai, we gave them a break from us and came here to relax. Beautiful place, wonderful service! The buffet lunch (and breakfast for that matter) at Al Forsan is...More

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Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded yesterday

Dear PretendScientist, Thank you for staying with us here at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. it was a pleasure to have you here with us. It is gratifying to note that you appreciated the selection of our restaurants and enjoyed your dining experience...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Unless you're really new in Dubai and have not been to any other desert resorts and absolutely want to, then i would avoid Bab Al Shams. Not too far out from the city the hotel it self is nothing impressive, particularly by comparison to alternatives...More

Thank Kay T
Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded yesterday

Dear Kay, First of all, thank you for having chosen to stay at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I do appreciate the time you have taken to share your feedback. Please allow me to extend my sincerest apologies for having fallen short of...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing place in the middle of the desert...Great food... great moment to relax and disconnect... Fresh feeling; a very beautiful cultural experience... Just come; let go and enjoy the beauty of the desertMore

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Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 2 days ago

Dear Aliezzeddine1, Thank you for sharing your positive review following your recent visit to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I am delighted to know that you indeed appreciated the beauty and authenticity of our resort as well as the great quality and extensive...More

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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
US$169 - US$621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#40 Business Hotel in Dubai
#42 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#44 Family Hotel in Dubai
#52 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#53 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$169 - US$621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#40 Business Hotel in Dubai
#42 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#44 Family Hotel in Dubai
#52 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#53 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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jyhan1007
5 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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Lukman A
24 January 2018|
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Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
Dear Lukman, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. We do have great selection of food and beverage outlets in the resort. Some offer ala carte and the others offer buffets for lunch and dinner... More
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king_creosote
17 January 2018|
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Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
Dear king_creosote, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. In general, during winter season, from November to May, the resort has always high occupancy especially on Thursdays and Fridays being on... More
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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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"Watch the sunset at Al Sarab rooftop bar"
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"Our terrace room overlooked the drop-off area at the hotel's entrance. Visitors may wish to request rooms..."
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"great location in the desert in Dubai"
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