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Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Safaga Road | Abu Makhadeg Bay, Makadi Bay, Egypt
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swindon, wiltshire
2 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

the initial arrival and ensuing palaver with visa requirements was a bit of a nightmare ( we were told by thomas cook on the plane that if we were not going out of resort we didnt need one) but couldnt get through passport control without one so had to go back to purchase one @ £15.50 pp. on arrival at... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I have previously stayed at the Hotel next door to Fort Arabesque (The Sunrise Royal Makadi). The pictures of Fort Arabesque looked lovely so as the Sunrise was unavailable I thought it was worth a go. Sadly it wasn't what I expected not least given that it is more expensive to stay there. The rooms were basic - our 'family'... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After spending a week at Jungle Aqua Park this was a welcome change! We were checked in to the west wing by the fantastic reception staff, they couldn't have been more helpful throughout our stay. We were shown to our room which was enormous and then headed to the beach. Golden sand, crystal clear water and great snorkelling especially for... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'd actually give the hotel itself only 4* - there's some room for improvement. But I'd give the beach and coral reef 10* or more if i could. The snorkelling is absolutely the best you'll find: easy access, plenty of healthy coral and an abundance of marine life. Unforgettably beautiful. So I've upped my overall rating to 5*. There are... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beach was great, pools were never cleaned in the two weeks I was there. Rooms need repainting as paint peeling off the walls, asked for an upgrade but none available. Some staff were great others could not be bothered, no wonder you help yourself from the fridges, but that's a positive point. Very disappointed , won't be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two weeks and can honestly say that we enjoyed the whole experience. We stayed in the east wing and both our rooms were lovely, they were cleaned every day to a superb standard, the food was excellent and the beach and pools were lovely. All the bars - the windbreaker and the beach bar were staffed... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Fort Arabesque, we came three years ago and loved it so much we wanted to return. So disappointed that it is not the hotel it was in 2011. Not sure if management have changed but the whole 'feel' of the place has changed. Lots more things cost extra and the reception staff who were... More

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No complaints. Excellent beach not crowded with ample sunbeds. Staff in restaurant and bar helpful and friendly. Food was fresh and delicious. Don't want to say too much as don't want it overcrowded !!!!

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this holiday using loveholiday.com. Much cheaper than First Choice. On arrival late evening we were asked by reception to wait two minutes. A juice was provided and twenty minutes later after complaining a member of staff came over and asked us to fill in forms and provide our passports. Eventually forty five minutes later we were shown to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here over easter for a week with my husband and son (aged 11) as we celebrated my husbands 50th. Checking in was painless and our bags were immediately taken to our room which was a decent size and clean. Towels were changed daily and mini bar was stocked regularly. Hotel and grounds are kept clean as was the beach... More

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Address: Safaga Road | Abu Makhadeg Bay, Makadi Bay, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Makadi Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas 4*
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Fort Arabesque Hurghada

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Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa, & Villas promises tranquilityand opulence with its 444 luxurious rooms, suites, privateapartments and 14 newly built villas.Four dining venues, five swimming pools, including a children's pool(three of which are heated), a state-of-the-art gym, world class Thai managed Spa and sports facilities as well as I-Dive, a five-starIDC PADI dive center, guarantee a fun and unforgettable hotel experience.Inspired by the Sardinian roots of its architects, FortArabesque Resort & Spa combines distinctive Italianand Arabic accents in its architecture, from its imposingmedieval fort structure to its interior touches and décor,where the different shades of Egyptian cave stones fromAswan blend with the antique fine wood furnishings oforiental designs.We would like to introduce our new concept as well, which is unique in Egypt.Nestled within the Fort Arabesque resort, The Villas offer its guests luxurious accommodation, space and privacy in addition to a more personal and dedicated service. Each of the 14 Villas (8 units with 1 bedroom + 1 bathroom, 6 units with 2 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms) is tastefully decorated to reflect the mix of Arabic accents and Mediterranean influences of the Fort Arabesque Resort. All units have private garden and terrace with private access to a secluded swimming pool exclusive to The Villas. To ensure a fast and efficient service, the check-in is done through a private reception. The residents also have access to the Pavilion which is a private lounge where the villa guests can enjoy a semi-served upgraded breakfast in the morning. For lunch and dinner time the Pavilion functions as an A’la Carte Restaurant, giving the opportunity to enjoy a fine dining experience. The extra benefits of the Villa Guests include free Wi-Fi, free Gym usage and various discounts in the different outlets of the hotel.Guests at The Villas are free to use all the facilities and enjoy the same ‘all inclusive’ benefits at the resort with quick access to the main restaurant and the beach as well. ... more   less 
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