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The Grand Makadi Hotel

Safaga Road, Makadi Bay, Egypt (Formerly The Grand Makadi)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Skanderborg, Denmark
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent location by the Red Sea, modern, stylish hotel, built in Arab style. Part of a large resort. Beach with corals. Need bathing shoes. Fantastic snorkelling. Better than Sharm el Sheik. Food is well prepared, varied and the hygiene is ok. Especially the a la carte restaurants was excellent - the Lebanese restaurant was state of the art with delicious... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Grand-Makadi-Team, Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Knud S, Sounds great! And I am so happy to hear about your experience of our Lovely hotel Grand Makadi, A little extra happy that you consider Grand Makadi to be the best of our sister hotels . I agree that the Hygiene is only OK, me and our team want his to be an international standard of highest... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We already knew that our good friend, Front of House Manager, Mohamed Omar would be on holiday during this visit. Whilst we were checking in at 10pm on a Thursday night, the reception phone was passed to us - Mohamed had phoned to wish us a happy holiday! We were allocated a lovely spacious Junior Suite that was cleaned to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Grand-Makadi-Team, Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JohnrSayer, What a great day this will be! Deeply thank you for this amazing feedback and specially for giving us this lovely feedback during Ramadan - when the staff almost never sleeps and do not eat or drink during 16 hours of work. I don’t know what to say except that all amazing and happy guests give us so... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel and the resort itself was nice but the food was nasty! They had around 7 restraunts n only 1 was nice which was the libianese place which was always reserved! They never served any tradtional egyptian dish nor english dishes for the picky individuals! I wont even mind but the had egyptian me cooking and serving food what... More 

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Keisha E, We are deeply sorry that you did not like our food at Grand Makadi, Me and our F&B manager want to apologize for this. But thank so much for giving us positive feedback about the hotel in General. I also want to correct the points mentioned in the review, I was informed about your late reservation after... More 

Slovakia
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With my girlfriend first,but i think best vacation. Very nice place,very good people,always smiley :) Weather is hot,the sea,no comment,fishes,nemo fishes,so everything what you want you can found. Lot of actions,we accepted dream island,and we see dolphins at open sea :) Very nice memory,i think we goes back to this hotel,but to more days ! Thanks for all,hotel Grand Makadi... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Grand-Makadi-Team, Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TothDavidKashkay, Deeply thank you all fantastic pictures here and for our official Facebook page! I had the opportunity to meet you during your stay at Grand Makadi, I remember that you were so happy and polite – super nice guests and it was a pleasure to meet you and your wife! I wish you a fantastic summer! I hope... More 

East Midlands
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The short drive from the airport to the hotel brought us outside the grand makadi, first stopping at makadi palace , first impressions and I knew I was going to enjoy my week with no regrets. Usually in 5 star abroad is like a 3 star back home but this was like a 6 star if there was one. Greeted... More 

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Happyandlucky, First of all - I really like you “Nick name” Happy and Lucky – Excellent choice! And Wow! Amazing and professional review! We at Grand Makadi are super happy to receive this detailed feedback and we will use it for our quality engineering reports. I will follow up all points and I hope I can deliver some nice... More 

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have stayed in the sister hotel makadi palace last year so we were expecting a similar standard as both hotels are classed as 5*, the grand unfortuanatly does not live up to expectations, service is slow, unfriendly, even running out of glasses at a bar during the evening when the hotel wasn't even full. not enough sun loungers to... More 

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sarahhayward01, We at Grand Makadi are deeply sorry for the bottom of our hearts that me and our team did not meet your expectations. I can’t tell you what exactly happened, because I did not hear anything about missing glasses in the bar sins we have allot and all machines was working during your stay? Maybe it was a... More 

kim367
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit here and we brought 2 friends with us who were on their honeymoon...Our friends were treated so many times by all the staff that my friend said she felt like an "Egyptian Princess" The hotel was as excellent as ever and were looking forward to coming back soon. The waiters work so hard and always... More 

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kim367, Deeply thank you for being fantastic guests at Grand Makadi. Our staff will be super happy to read this amazing review! I really hope that you enjoyed and took many happy pictures from this nice holiday. Happy guests is the best thing in the world for us who working in Grand Makadi. I hope to see you soon... More 

carlisle
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we got a cheap deal for this holiday and had reservations about the quality of the hotel because it was so cheap. Anyway we were proved wrong because the hotel was lovely! It was big but not to big like some of the big egyptian resorts. The beach was a pebbles through from the pool and sunbathing area. The drinks... More 

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hatty95, I am so happy to hear that Grand Makadi was a good value of money and that you had a really good price from your tour operator. So great that you compare us with other hotels and still like us so much, the plastic cups is a standard for our hotel. But I really hope in the future... More 

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked throughRed Sea Holidays via Coperative Travel ,stayed for 3 nights before joining Nile cruise for 7 nights(Grand Rose excellent choice) ,then returned for a further 4 nights afterwards.Our first room was spacious and cleaned everyday and on our return we had been upgraded to deluxe room free of charge again excellent room even more spacious thank you. Grand Makadi... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Grand-Makadi-Team, Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 161Pauline B, Nile Cruise - excellent choice to make your vacation to something special! Big thanks for this good and helpful feedback! Tarbush and the Caribbean restaurant Managers and Staff will be so happy to hear that you liked the food and service! I am so glad to hear that our team made your holiday so great. I really... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a weeks break in May of this year and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Rooms are very spacious and the bed is huge and although the rooms are a little dated/tired they were cleaned everday. The amenities were good, with an ample selection of places to dine (food was good and the beer was more than drinkable). The complex is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Grand-Makadi-Team, Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Samantha B, Wow thanks for the full score! Our team at Grand Makadi are so happy to see that you really enjoyed your holiday to 110%, specially the entertainment team are so grateful and happy to hear that you enjoyed their activities and service. We started a renovation plan so we hope that our guests will like the results.... More 

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