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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

#55 of 499 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 499 Hotels in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The place is unique and nice.The rooms are original and beautiful. The restaurants are good. The staff is friendly. They have a very nice pool, the kids loved it. I think that this place should be visited for about 2 days, other than that my get boring. You should defiantly go to the evening show. Ask the reception. As a... More 

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Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything in the UAE is exorbitantly overpriced this hotel like those in downtown Dubai or Jumeriah beach is no different. For the four of us we required two rooms which came to $1000 per night which is obviously obscenely expensive. The resorts pool was fantastic overlooking the desert, there was more than enough (very comfortable) pool chairs, an extensive (albeit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

AWESOME and amazing experience. Between the sand dunes, this is definitely a place to visit. A little away from city and airport but has lots of things to do. Ideal for kids. Rooms are built with the ancient look and are quite good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Al hadheerah resturanst is one of the greatest place i like to visit everytime i would like to have fun with my best friends and also with my wife they have a great team and very nice shows you can spend more than 4 hours and you will not get bored

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very picturesque location, i was tempted to visit by the image i saw - swimming pool and behind it was a desert view, i initially thought it was just photoshop work but it infact was not.. what a view it is, very clean, nice, tidy and super spacious hotel, the sunset view was breathtaking, the live music, the ambience of... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've spent 3 days with the family and enjoyed every moment! Nice and carying staff. Lovely setting and good food. Pool with a view to the desert is fantastic. Large rooms, nicely decorated, high ceiling. If you want to winddown, relax and enjoy - this is the perfect place to spend a couple of days!

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

Dear Max E, 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 your room, the pools, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SandTF2015, 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 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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Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear montaya55, 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 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a business trip when, one day, we decided to go for a sunset tea to one of the desert resorts. We decided to visit Bab al Shams. We got there late, but the enchanting beauty and authentic middle eastern feel of the place just took our breath. We were back the next day for a day's visit,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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