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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

#55 of 500 Hotels in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
International Endurance City, 308th Rd | P.O Box 8168, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #55 of 500 Hotels in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Cleanliness
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took some visitors from the UK for a weekday lunch in the desert and Bab Al Shams exceeded our expectations. From the moment we arrived, we were greeted and welcomed by all staff members. The hotel had a lovely calm ambience. We had the buffet lunch at the Al Forsan restaurant and on arrival we were offered a refreshing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Al hatherah restaurant for dinner & to celebrate my wife's bday, amazing atmosphere, lovely people specially chef Farghani and Hussein, food was great, such a lovely place for a lovely time...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently attended a huge wedding function at this resort. So we didn't stay overnight but we did experience the service and so much of the resort. It is a truly beautiful place. Only about 45 mins from Dubai but it feels like you are truly out in the desert! We spent the evening at the restaurant. The food and... More 

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

Dear bcpatel_98, 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family of four stayed at Bab Al Shams in mid-March and had a marvelous time. There were plenty of things for the kids to do, including camel rides, archery, swimming and the classic-ever-popular teenage activity of lounging by the lovely pool. We rode Arabian horses in the desert, a terrific unexpected bonus activity. The staff was very attentive, our... More 

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

Dear Jorocky, 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 

Shefford, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from an amazing experience at Bab Al Shams and couldn't wait to write a review to show our appreciation to all the staff who made our holiday so special. All restaurants were very high standard and where it was buffet style, don't worry it isn't your usual buffet, it is a very high standard. I tried... More 

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

Dear Melissa S, Very many thanks for your extensive review, which will surely also be appreciated by other travelers! I was very happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the room, service, facilities, and food to your full satisfaction. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again soon! All the... More 

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bab al Shams has such amazing and caring staff that will make the highlight of your visit / stay. They guided us through the horseback rides, the whole property and made sure we were having an amazing time. super helpful & always ready (recreation & al hadhira & horseback staff) Thanks to them our Bab al shams experience is our... More 

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

Dear RanaWakim, 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

We where here for just one night. But we enjoyed our stay very much. The best was the tour to the desert for sunset and the dinner in the Indian Restaurant Masala. The food was very delicious and the service, Elisabeth is a such a friendly and competent waiter , was amazing!

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

Dear Sabrina W, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good place i like it i advice all visit it and the stuff very nice and helpful and the food very nice i give 10000000000 star for it ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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

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

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifull hotel, nice break from Dubai & Abu Dhabi. Pools in the middle of the desert so nice:-) Restaurants so nice. Everything is positive about this hotel. Traditionnal, quiet, relaxing, nice roof tops for sunset. For sure if I return to UAE, I'll will go again and for a few nights to this place.

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

Dear Nat_from_Switzerland, 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 

Bern, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a nice break from the city of Dubia. My two boys loved the pool and enjoyed the camel ride. The rooms are neatly decorated and feels very Arabic. The staff were all super friendly and more personable than the other two hotels we stayed in Dubai. One night going to dinner we accidentally left the safe open.... More 

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

Dear Squidbasil, 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 

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