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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   International Endurance City, 308th Rd | P.O Box 8168, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in March with our children ages 9 and 13. Due to room regulations we had to have 2 rooms. That worked out just fine as there was a small entry way between the 2 rooms so in essence we were all together. Location: This is in the middle of the desert! It is so unique... More

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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an amazing time at this resort. If visiting Dubai you must stay here and get a real feel for the desert and an Arabian ambience. They excel in every service, and we could not fault it. The rooms are exotic and every comfort is addressed. The food is excellent with a variety of tastes in several restaurants.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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57 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really charming property for an escape to the desert. The grounds are lovely and the rooms are exceptional with large beds and cozy features. The location is great, just far enough from Dubai to escape but not so far it becomes a hassle to visit. Nice activities are available like complimentary camel riding, archery and falcons. The Indian Restaurant, Masala,... More

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Bristol, England
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked BAS independently after reading TripAdvisor reviews. We stayed Sat and Sun night 6-7 Sept Our week in Dubai is a special celebration for us (25 yrs anniversary) and we wanted to do something different and experience as much of Dubai as possible. We opted for 2 nights in the desert, 3 nights in old Dubai and 2 nights... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights Bab Al Shams over Christmas. This is the 3rd time we have been to this hotel so clearly it is a favourite of ours. The change of ownership (Jumeirah to Meydan) has not changed the overall experience, which as before was great. We had a meal at Al Hadheerah one evening, which is a buffet with... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the amazing hotel atmosphere, great room layout, variety of restaurants. Calm  excellent for relaxing weekend .. but they don’t have a shade pool or parking cover more over the Hadheerah restaurant was expensive almost 425 AED ++ per person Overall it was a good experience, worth a try!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review regarding your recent stay at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa. We appreciate your time taken to advise us the overall positive feedback and recommendations you have given. We are glad that we could contribute to making your trip to the Bab Al Shams a great experience. We look forward to... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there for 2 nights during their summer offer. We were 5 couples. Very thoughtfully made resort with some fun activities like archery and the motored tricycle (cant rmbr the name). The swimming pool and the bar connected to Al forsan is awesome! If you get too hot in the pool got to the bar a quick drink and a... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa and it was indeed a great pleasure having you and your family with us. I am delighted to read that you had a memorable stay and thank you so much for your comments on our service and people especially with our resident nurse Solomen.... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best buffet dinner ever, the variety and quality are fantastic. Catch they belly dancing show it is great, they also have camels and horses. The setting is very magical and relaxed, truly a different luxe experience. We also had drinks at the rooftop, it was really pricey but great experience. Would go back in a heartbeat.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing this very kind review about your recent experience at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. Our sole focus is to provide a flawless and excellent service to our valued guests, and to contribute towards a memorable experience. Therefore we are thrilled to learn that you have enjoyed every minute with us especially in... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, we felt the Arabic atmosphere. The staff is really friendly from the luggage porter to the Turn Down attendant. As I requested upon my booking, we got a room with a desert view. As welcome gift, we had apples and a nice box of Dates. Our room had a good size and decorated as a... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa. We appreciate your time taken to advise us your feedback on the overall experience and the recommendations you have given. We are extremely glad that you enjoyed most aspects of your stay especially the friendliness of our staff. Once again, thank... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic wknd in the middle of the desert. Loved the pool and the rooms are beautiful with a lovely Arabian style. Food is ok but the show was just amazing...horses, camels, just in the middle of nowhere.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback from your recent stay with us at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. We are delighted that we have been successful in achieving the high standards of timely and quality service delivery Bab Al Shams is renowned for during your entire stay. Once again, thank you for... More

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Additional Information about Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

Address: International Endurance City, 308th Rd | P.O Box 8168, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa 5*
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