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Imperial Shams Abu Soma Resort

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Antwerp, Belgium
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Positive is the beach, especially if you have small children or want to learn to wind surf or kite surf. You can walk 75 meter into the sea and you're still only half submerged. From the first moment you arrive, they start to ask you for tips. Check in is at 14:00, you can get your room now, but... We... More 

4 Thank jve0165
Bratislava, Slovakia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2014

First impression was that the receptionist asked 30$ to accommodate us as soon as possible. Second was that the room was supposed to be a good one. To the contrary, nothing good. Old furniture, so the TV, AC not cooling but noisy, a lot of insect and the bathroom was a chapter itself. A lot of dirt all over, the... More 

6 Thank Deira2014

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Cairo, Egypt
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38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

DON'T BOOK - DON'T BOOK - DON'T BOOK Conclusion: it was the worst hotel/resort experience in Red Sea. Dirty, Bad Smell and Poor service are the exact description of this hotel/resort. Don't trust pictures, it doesn't deserve One Star Hotel. I booked 2 rooms for 3 nights to enjoy Red Sea beaches at Safaga with family. I was guided by... More 

6 Thank Amr M
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I really enjoyed my 2 weeks-stay here, proper big room, great view, clean housekeeping, wonderful beach... There are two tasty a la carte restaurants and a buffet restaurant with huge choice of different tasty meals. The staff, even there is really too less, is quite friendly, when they recognice, that you are not russian, because these, and there are a... More 

1 Thank Bauloewe2012
Maribor, Slovenia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

The only good thing about this hotel is the beach. I've seen hostels with better service than this hotel.The WiFI is expensive.The drinks were warm, usually they din't have ice, sometimes they didn't even have enough cups and glasses. Same food every day, no cups for coffee, all plates dirty!, no extra napkin, no hygiene, It was our first stay... More 

5 Thank Bojana K
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I was terribly dissapointed by this hotel. The food was bad, burned, half cooked or just bland and the same every day, the drinks were watered down so you couldn't even get drunk (because they fear the Russians will drink too much and cause trouble) and they were warm, usually they din't have ice, sometimes they didn't even have enough... More 

3 Thank Miha K
Kosice, Slovakia
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

It was our first stay at this hotel but also our last. Immediately after the arrival the shock of the room - ubiquitous crows and the balcony full of excrement, the shock of cleanliness in the dining, shock of ignorance and unwillingness staff - they was here only for Russian-speaking clientele. I would like to acknowledge the work of individuals... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Hotel Imperial Shame A'u Stomach is a shabby place with a rehab atmosphere. Diarrhea right second day of your stay, the same food every day, no cups for coffee, all plates dirty!, no extra napkin, no hygiene, elevators stuck every day, A/C noisy and weak, holes in the sheets, shabby towels, the sink and tub clogged, ants in the rooms,... More 

2 Thank abidicyril
Kosice, Slovakia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2014

There are well many things you can love about this hotel (privacy, corals, pool etc.). Unfortunatelly , there are well many others things you will definitely not enjoy. Hotel architecture : - plus: It is mid size (means not crowded), U-shape so that all rooms have sea view, nice lobby . - minus: lifts are in quite bad condition, wifi... More 

1 Thank Peter K
Cluj County, Romania
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Hello! The experience of travelling to Egypt was unforgetable, especially because I visited the pyramids and Cairo - The Egiptian Museum included. Regarding the hotel, the conditions were ok, we had an all-inclusive menu each day, free sunbeds and umbrellas on the beach, open bar outside the hotel, swimming pools and really warm water. I was in Safaga, which is... More 

1 Thank Aurorici86

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imperial Shams Abu Soma Resort is located approximately 50 km south of Hurghada and adjacent to Safaga. A chain of isolated and breathtaking reefs with dramatic cliffs and plateaus determine here, the characteristic life in the sea. Because of its location, various dive sites and a large quantity of fishes can be found. The location offers not only numerous dive sites, but also one of the best windsurfing and kite surfing spots in Egypt, with ideal wind conditions through all year round.Excellent conditions for all activities on and under the water are available at the resort. Diving, windsurfing, kite surfing or snorkeling will be for all professionals, amateurs or beginners an unforgettable challenge and experience, but also the natural sand beach and the swimming pools invite all others for relaxing as well. An animation team and its sports program provide fun & entertainment for everyone. Kids Club with games, mini disco and more, all what children like. 322 rooms and suites are spread over a u-shaped building with fabulous front or side seaview, balcony or terrace, equipped with twin or king size beds, air conditioning, safe, mini fridge, satellite TV, telephone and a private bathroom with vanity mirror and hair dryer. The suites dispose partly over its own terrace or large roof garden with sun beds, seating and a personal-to-use Jacuzzi.Different kinds of restaurants & bars can be found in the Resort and the All Inclusive will fulfill all wishes and concerns with tasteful meals and a wide section of beverages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imperial Shams Abu Soma Resort

Address: Km 9 Safaga | Road Abu Soma, Safaga 84711, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Safaga
Price Range: $97 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Imperial Shams Abu Soma Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 322
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Also Known As:
Imperial Shams Abu Soma Hotel Safaga
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Safaga
#4 Spa Hotel in Safaga
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Safaga
#6 Luxury Hotel in Safaga
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“my room number was 446 realy very good with big balcon and nice sea weaw”
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“Ask for a room with a frontal sea view. Rooms on the ground floor have little privacy.”
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