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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

#56 of 506 Hotels in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
International Endurance City, 308th Rd | P.O Box 8168, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First Friday the AC was not cooling at all it was 25C, the next Friday, Singer at Al Sarab Rest. was sooo rude with my Family. Moreover, they parked my car outside under the tree and then my car was full of bird rubbish which was a nightmare for me to clean it up. The funny thing is that I... More 

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Maldives
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me and my wife had a weekend getaway and had an excellent time during our visit. Hotel made our stay very comfortable in every way possible. To add icing to the cake the sunset view from AL SARAB ROOFTOP LOUNGE was breathtaking.

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Petworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a week in Dubai, staying at the Bab Al Sham resort and although we were a little hesitant we had no need to be. The hotel was stunning the place was immaculate to a fault. It was clean, it was fresh it was an oasis. The staff were some the the best attentive, polite service... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good place to take a break. Decent restaurants but not open all the time. Great for families and couples. Nice cozy rooms. Tiny bathrooms though. Good pool and views. Nice night restaurant with some entertainment. Will visit again, at least for lunch or dinner. About 30 mins away from dubai and a hour or more from Abu dhabi. Check in... More 

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled from the UK to spend a long weekend in Bab Al Shams and it was worth every minute! This was our 4th visit and it didn't disappoint. Lovely surroundings, beautiful food, friendly staff and 5 star service. I would definitely recommend a visit to this oasis in the desert.

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Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear caromci, 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 the resort, the food, and the service. It'll certainly be a pleasure to welcome you back again and we hope it won't be too long a wait! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The drive out from Dubai was stunning through the desert. My sister drove, I do not know how you would get here without a car. It's set in an authentic arabian style layout. The pools are expansive with fabulous cascades and my favourite: a pool bar with delicious cocktails! It's a luxury getaway with a spa there, and a restuarant... More 

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Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Anna K, Thanks for reviewing us and for your kind words. It was good to see that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager More 

Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

no crowd and Muslims only Europeans, nice design, very nice swimming pool and spa, welcome staff, delicious food and cocktails, nice view, it's perfect desert place where you can spend your weekend. Recommend to stay here.

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Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear citylifetravels, Many thanks for your review! I was happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location, wonderful swimming pool, incredible spa, beautiful Arabic old style room, amazing staff at both front desk, pool side, spa and restaurants! I would definitely recommend staying here again. Great relaxing break!

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Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Aoife K, Many thanks for your review! I was happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time at the resort and it was delightful. Set in the desert, it has everything you could want in a luxurious but friendly setting. Rooms were lovely, fully equipped with every amenity including full range of toiletries, mini bar, kettle and Nespresso machine. Staff were helpful and friendly (except one over zealous bartender at the pool bar) and... More 

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Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nfo9, 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 the not too distant future! All the best, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking to get away from Dubai ... Bab Al Shams is a perfect desert retreat. There is nothing bad to say about this hotel... It is exactly as described in the hotel description. The staff a very friendly and helpful and go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. It was my husband's birthday and... More 

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Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear suzanne c, 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 the pools, the food, and the service. It'll certainly be a pleasure to welcome you back again and we hope it won't be too long a wait! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury,... More 

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