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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

#57 of 527 Hotels in Dubai
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International Endurance City, 308th Rd | P.O Box 8168, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Saskatchewan, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Friends took us out to Bab Al Shams as we had never been there. It's very beautiful , quiet & relaxing. We enjoyed a falcon show & camel rides not too mention watching a beautiful sunset while having a traditional Arabic dinner. We would highly recommend this desert resort !

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Navi Mumbai, India
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205 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited this place for dining experience with live performance. The food was superb esp more than 3-4 times that is offered in normal buffet. After knowing that i was veg, the chef provided some special veg. dishes.

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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Bab Al Shams over a long week end to go riding horses in the desert, as this hotel is located next to an amazing stables. The staff is extremely friendly, the food is good, the rooms are authentic. It is quite an expensive resort, that is the only problem and why 4 stars and not 5 stars... More 

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Thank Wlad2000
Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Wlad2000, 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 

Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff is very very friendly and welcoming especially the guy who is wearing Emirati garment. The rooms are so nice and well decorated with all the old details we see in gulf houses in th 60s. But the FOOD is the biggest disappointment.. the Indian restaurant was really below average with very slow service.. the breakfast buffet is ok... More 

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

Dear dew n, Thanks for your review! I was disappointed to hear that some aspects of your stay were not so great. Please accept my apologies for the service shortfalls you encountered during your time here. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back to show you that we can do much better. Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General... More 

Pompano Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really nice hotel with the whole "desert oasis" feel. The staff was excellent and the food was good. I enjoyed the spa. The music was definitely too loud. Didn't venture to the late desert dinner and I wouldn't suggest it as it is wayyyy over-priced. For a quarter of that cost, you can have that same experience with a regular... More 

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

Dear jvilnet, 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 More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing hotel with awesome desert activities. We booked the sand dune drive for the sunset hours and our wonderful driver, guide Mr. Ihsan made this experience unforgettable. It definitely was the highlight of our trip. The hotel itself left us mesmerized. If you can squeeze a day, this is a must visit!!!

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

Dear Shanawa H, 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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you for spoiling us. We will be back still one of my favourite places after more than 10years in Dubai. Your attention to detail is still top of the line. Your staff makes the difference. My family was over and also they were very impressed.

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

Dear Christian B, 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 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The resort is absolutely amazing! Nice setting, very peaceful. The staff is really nice. They organized beautiful setting for the birthday celebration! Will definitely be coming back more often for a weekend.

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

Dear Galina G, 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 

New York City, New York
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to dinner on a large event otganize by the conference we participated in dubai. The enviroment is fantastic, lots of good food, served in a very beatiful way. There was suprising showns including horses and camels.

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

Dear gmcarvalh, 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 More 

London, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On arrival at the majestic fort gates at the entrance to this resort you feel that you have been transported back to an age long forgotten. The staff awaiting your arrival greet you as if you were a long lost friend that had come back to visit. A swift check-in procedure and a welcome from the front desk manager Sylvia... More 

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

Dear Bramblewood1, 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 with Sabarish & Silvia, as well as the entire team. We thank you for your recommendation... More 

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