We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

Save
Traveller (3071)
Room & Suite (565)
Pool & Beach (426)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“masala”(79 reviews)
“camel riding”(42 reviews)
“desert view”(33 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (2,342)
There are newer reviews for Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
1,540 results
Traveller rating
1,037
320
110
46
27
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1,037
320
110
46
27
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmasalacamel ridingdesert viewal forsan restaurantindian restaurantterrace roomle dunerooftop barauthentic arabianarabic stylearabian nightsbelly dancerdubai cityinfinity pooldesert safaricold towelsamazing hotel
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
481 - 485 of 1,540 reviews
Reviewed August 14, 2016

spent 2 night with family in Bab al Shams. Beautiful architecture to be plunged into an medieval arabic resort. nice landscape with various pools and waterfalls, great room and quiet family friendly. Restaurant tested: Italian and Hadeera are good will write separate review for Hadeera....More

Thank ProfesorX
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded August 17, 2016

Dear ProfesorX, Thank you for posting a review regarding your recent stay here at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. We really appreciate your positive feedback especially on how you were assisted by all hotel staff during your stay. On the other hand, we...More

Reviewed August 14, 2016

Lovely desert oasis resort, buildings very tastefully laid out (no high rise) so it all feels very private and the rooms great (booked one with a terrace) as are the bathrooms and wonderful body lotion!!. Pool areas also in addition to being very welcoming in...More

Thank Hobbitrun
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded August 17, 2016

Dear Hobbitrun, Thank you very much for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. I truly do appreciate your kind comments; it is heartwarming to know that our hospitality and service does not go unnoticed. Please rest assured that I shall personally be sharing your feedback with...More

Reviewed August 14, 2016

Great Hotel, Amazing facilities, and compared to many other resorts from the same level it exceeds all the expectations especially in the friendliness of the staff. I would recommend going there when having a special occasion. Went there for my wife's birthday and the complimentary...More

Thank Adham B
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded August 17, 2016

Dear Adham B, Very many thanks for your review! It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and I was happy to hear that you had a great stay with us! I do hope that we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back...More

Reviewed August 14, 2016

Excellent rooms with amenities, plenty choice of restaurants and foods ... multiple relaxing & adventure activities in the middle of desert. A must place to enjoy multiple cuisine or a short night stay gate away ... and to see always smiling & welcoming staff.More

Thank ravikyadav1
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded August 17, 2016

Dear ravikyadav1, Thanks for reviewing us! It was great to see that you had an enjoyable stay at the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and liked your room, the food, and the service. It'll certainly be a pleasure to welcome you back again...More

Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The food was very delicious and fresh. Chef Asadollah was very professional and All staff was friendly. Special thanks to Chef Asadollah, Yasser. The show was very good and entertaining. We will come back again definitely. We recommend this place to everyone, the place is...More

Thank 12shiva
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded August 14, 2016

Dear 12shiva, Thank you for sharing your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. I was very pleased to read your kind comments and will make sure to share them with Chef Asadollah and Yasser as well as the entire team. Thank you once again and we look...More

View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Dubai
See allSee all
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
US$166 - US$560 (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
#45 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#53 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#54 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$166 - US$560 (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
#45 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#53 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
#54 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (3071)
Room & Suite (565)
Pool & Beach (426)
Dining (351)
Family and Play Areas (59)
Amenities (47)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (8)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
tlisse
April 27, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
1
Vote
jyhan1007
March 5, 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
0
Votes
Lukman A
January 24, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Balcony rooms"
Read review
"I was with the children and the regular room with two beds and the extra loft area was great!"
Read review
"Watch the sunset at Al Sarab rooftop bar"
Read review
"Our terrace room overlooked the drop-off area at the hotel's entrance. Visitors may wish to request rooms..."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing