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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

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Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Small gestures matter and you guys know it well. Having a small cake ready in our room for my husbands bday to sending him a card, chocolates having our tub filled with petals, pretty amazing. The resort is a welcome from your hectic life in...More

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Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded July 16, 2016

Dear sneha s, 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...More

Reviewed July 3, 2016

If you are thinking about a relaxing and romantic place, this is a great choice! Room is well decorate and very clean, staff very supportive and smiling all the time. Restaurants are great also, with a big choice of foods and amazing taste. My husband...More

Thank Tamara M
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded July 16, 2016

Dear Tamara M, Thank you for sharing your wonderful review about your recent stay at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I was extremely pleased to read that you were happy with the hotel’s location, your room and the hotel’s services and facilities. Please...More

Reviewed July 3, 2016

beautiful place to relax and unwind from the hectic and busy city life of Dubai. it's just a roughly 70 km drive to reach this oasis of tranquility and friendly service! the property is well maintained (12 years old), a tranquil garden and oasis full...More

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Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded July 16, 2016

Dear blue7772013, 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 in...More

Reviewed July 2, 2016

Best place to go for weekends or an authentic experience in the desert. Not to be missed Al Hadeerah. Loved the infinity pool, afternoons with the camels and evenings in the roof top. There is a kids club, always helpful for some free time if...More

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Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded July 16, 2016

Dear VeronicaSmulders, Many thanks for reviewing us! I was happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and we all hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager

Reviewed July 2, 2016

A great night away and great value for money, however the service could do with a little improvement, especially at the food outlets as making payments was a little chaotic! There are a number of additional activities that keep men, woman and children occupied throughout...More

Thank Maryanne H
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded July 16, 2016

Dear Maryanne H, Many thanks for your review! It was good to see that you had an agreeable stay with us! Please accept my apologies for the service shortfall you encountered during your time. We hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Mohamed Aghoury,...More

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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
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$166 - US$560 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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tlisse
April 27, 2018|
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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
March 5, 2018|
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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
January 24, 2018|
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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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