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El Badawiya Hotel

27 reviews
Traveller (26)
Room & Suite (7)
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible0%
13 Jun 2015
“What a beautiful place”
22 Aug 2014
“Too expensive for nothing”
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 30 April 2011

We made the mistake of booking up and paying in Cairo for a 3 day stay in Farafra. Having arrived in an empty Badawiya hotel our family of 5 were placed in two rooms about 1km apart. There had been no communication between the Cairo...More

3  Thank kingsgate
Reviewed 11 March 2011

We stayed here during a trip through the desert. The cost was about 40 euros. The rooms were clean but very quirky with the bed in a loft, the matteress on the floor and a mosquito net that wasn't attached very well. It all resulted...More

4  Thank campiTw
Reviewed 28 October 2010

An excellent place to stay; very good and friendly service, the (luxury)rooms are fabulous; very romantic, beautifull doomed ceilings, small windows where the sunrays beam through, fireplace and a spacious bathroom. Also the budgetrooms are a good place to stay though. The swimmingpool is private,...More

Thank waterwerk48
Reviewed 25 November 2009

An established hotel with a new wing consisting of a dozen roomy suites and recently renovated older rooms. Charming setting, peaceful location, decent food and clean rooms. Friendly people, excellent location from which to set out on a desert expedition to the magical White Desert...More

Thank anneke50
Reviewed 11 November 2009

After the 500 km auto trip from Cairo, throught the desert, the Badawija hotel is a real oasis in the Farafra oasis. The traditional set-up with the light colored buildings, courtyards, sitting areas and swimming pools are very attractive. The palm trees and colorful flowers...More

2  Thank flyer048
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