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Royal Tunbridge Wells
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Evening meals are expensive at Euros 50 per person plus a non-advertised local city tax of another 1.25%; eat out instead at the Italian Divino, or the Wunderbar or The Sultan or the new Sunrise Marina Resort for EG£250 per person.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was happy every single day staying at Palace Hotel. Apart from general hospitality, high standard in cleanliness, reception , concierge, guest relation desks, smiling warm attitude, great variety of fresh food, very well kept green territory, I was deeply touched by humanity part of every person at Reception, F&B, trainers of Snorkeling & Diving, Reservations and Sales. I felt...

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Palace P G, Representative of the hotel management team at The Palace Port Ghalib, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Palace Port Ghalib , Your home away from home and thank you for your priceless time to submit a TripAdvisor review about our hotel, pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay with us. We truly appreciate your kind feedback and usual support to our team members and our management. We thank...

Ninove, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good hotel with some small remarks that's the reason I could not give it an 'excellent'. In general: the hotel is a very nice. Everything is very clean. It looks really like a palace. Reception: very helpful and friendly. Room: a big room with everything you need. Very clean. Food: every moments (breakfast, lunch and dinner) were excellent. There...

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Palace P G, Representative of the hotel management team at The Palace Port Ghalib, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Palace Port Ghalib and thank you for your priceless time to submitting a TripAdvisor review about our hotel, pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay with us. Your feedback is important to the hotel as it allows us to further understand where we are performing to an excellent standard and areas...

Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

We where planning a diving holiday and my friend had stayed at The Palace Port Ghalib before so he recommended this hotel. It was a fantastic recommendation everyone recognized my friend straight away witch is a great plus! The setting and the quality of the accommodation and food is superb. and If that is not enough the service will most...

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Palace P G, Representative of the hotel management team at The Palace Port Ghalib, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Palace Port Ghalib , Your home away from home and thank you for your priceless time to submit a TripAdvisor review about our hotel, pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay with us. We truly appreciate your kind feedback and usual support to our team members and our management. Your praises...

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a young couple we stayed here for 8 nights all inclusive in January 2017. The rooms are large and provide a good view at either the swimming pool, the bay or the ocean. The food in the buffet restaurant is excellent and the staff is caring and kind. Special thanks to Ahmed Gharib for his kind services during the...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Palace Port Ghalib and thank you for your priceless time to submitting a TripAdvisor review about our hotel, pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay with us. Your feedback is important to the hotel as it allows us to further understand where we are performing to an excellent standard and areas...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 7 nights in January. It was excellent. We had been the first time in Egypt and we will come back soon! The room was huge and clean and provided an excellent view of the pool and the sea! The service was outstanding from the minute we arrived through until we left. Capital thanks to Mr Ahmed...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Palace Port Ghalib and thank you for your priceless time to submitting a TripAdvisor review about our hotel, pleased to know that you had enjoyed your stay with us. Your feedback is important to the hotel as it allows us to further understand where we are performing to an excellent standard and areas...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the region and country so I did not have any real expectations - my only desire was for some beach, sunshine, and relaxation...That said, I was pleasantly surprised upon arrival with the properties’ great architecture, security and its overall cleanliness. Upon checking in and on arrival to the room, it was of perfect size...

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Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Palace Port Ghalib was meant to be the top of the top hotels - you can still see that. But the luxury is fading, seats are worn out, walls are peeling. It gives the building a special charm: Where pure luxury might intimidate (me after all!), it feels like if you visit your once filthily rich auntie who lived...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Thank you for the hospitality and good service. The area is beautiful. Diving with Extra Divers was very good. We recommend Extra Divers for Scuba Diving. The staff is very kind and careful. The food is good. Everything is clean and the hotel is beautiful. Special compliments for trainer Essam Farag for guidance and training in fitness. Kind regards, Joyce...

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Palace P G, Representative of the hotel management team at The Palace Port Ghalib, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Warm greetings from The Palace Port Ghalib! We were so pleased to know that you have enjoyed your holiday in our resort and that we were up to your expectations, in this regards please rest assured that we will share your kind comments with our team members. We truly appreciate your kind feedback and compliments and we certainly...

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The Palace Port Ghalib, Marsa Alam, Egypt, december 2016, one week It was our 2nd stay at this 5 star hotel, which is no longer part of the Interconti Group as it was at our first stay in December 2014. The differences between 2014 and 2016 are obvious. Positve: According to the hotel’s service claim, the staff is friendly, helpful...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located deep in the southern reaches of Egypt, between the Sahara Desert and the Red Sea, lies the amazing destination of Port Ghalib. The Palace Port Ghalib is ideally located at the heart of this exciting destination, overlooking Port Ghalib International Marina, Corniche & Khan and the reserved coral reef of the Red Sea. The Palace Port Ghalib features 308 premier rooms. All beautifully appointed rooms offer the ultimate in luxury and comfort; the resort offers a choice of three restaurants, The Olive offering International cuisine, Pool Deck offering Lebanese cuisine, a selection of snacks and seafood delicacies, with superb views over the glistening Red Sea and the swimming pool. The resort comprises as well Port Ghalib International Convention Centre, the award winner Six Senses Spa, Kids Club. The resort lies within walking distance from Port Ghalib International Convention Centre offering a meeting space of 1,950 square meters, capable of hosting all types of events from full scale conventions of 2,000 delegates to informal small size meetings, 16 breakout rooms. For shopping lovers, the resort offers an exceptional shopping experience at the International Marina, with a half kilometer stretch of a traditional Egyptian Khan bazaar. The Palace Port Ghalib is 2 kilometers drive from Marsa Alam International Airport, 210 km from Hurghada and 370 km from Luxor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palace Port Ghalib

Address: PO Box 23 | Port Ghalib, Marsa Alam, Egypt (Formerly InterContinental The Palace Port Ghalib Resort)
Region: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Marsa Alam
Price Range: $56 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 308
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental The Palace Port Ghalib Hotel Marsa Alam
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Marsa Alam
#3 Romantic Hotel in Marsa Alam
#4 Spa Hotel in Marsa Alam
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Marsa Alam
#6 Family Hotel in Marsa Alam
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