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Adrere Amellal: Desert Ecolodge

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Sidi al-Ja'afar, Siwa 11211, Egypt
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Adrere Amellal: Desert Ecolodge
Ranked #2 of 11 Hotels in Siwa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, CA
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed for 5 nights in December 2014 - if you go 3 nights is enough, 5 nights is too many. We were the only guests at this 42 room property, about 17km from Siwa town. We agonized over staying at the Taziry Lodge or the Adrere Amellal as there is a significant price difference ($600+/night for Adrere or $225/night... More 

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Giza, Al Jizah, Egypt
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We organized a visit to Siwa for a tour group and Adrere Amellal was our home for 3 magical nights. Accommodations and food were beyond expectation, their friendly staff catered to our every making our stay a fabulous memorable experience.

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This March, we stayed 3 nights at Adrere Amellal and the experience was the most unique and satisfying. To start off, the services offered by Mohamed and Ahmed were exceptional with attention to details and attending to all our requests with a can do attitude. The facilities are awesome. We had a 2 bedroom place that faced Lake Siwa and... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Very unique and romantic place. I would recommend it essentially for couples since you don't have electricity nor big amusements for kids here (except that you are in the middle of the desert so you can enjoy the silence and contemplate the stars). Guides will organize essential trips around the Oasis for you in a professional way. All the staff... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

There's a good reason why "heaven" is mentioned fairly often in reviews of this place. I hesitated reviewing Adrere Amellal because words would not do it justice. Can you put a price on peace of mind and soul? Then talk about it...?? This is one place, out of two, in the world that I must return to again in this... More 

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I went took my wife and 2 daughters to this dream place. Very quite place at the bottom of the White Mountain, Adrere Amellal in Amazeagh language. very cheerful staff there. Very helpful. You can eat breakfast, lunch or dinner anytime you want. Just ask for it. Food quality and variety specially lunch and dinner are amazing. The rooms have... More 

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San Francisco, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
15 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Not sure we were going to actually make to Siwa, I did not book any accommodations in advance. Happy to report we made it to Siwa (definitely worth the effort) attempted to arrange rooms or a view of the property and was told very curtly that the hotel does not accept any guests under any circumstances without a prior Internet... More 

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Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

we visited this place i loved it, its huge and every single detail is well-done.. so relaxing and u will never wanna get back to the crowded world, its clean and its all made of natural stuff you won't find a single electric bulb, its environmental friendly

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San Francisco
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

This lovely hotel must be unique in all the world. It blends beautifully into the landscape of date palms, sand dunes, white mountains and a lake. The price seemed high but it's all-inclusive of meals, sightseeing, drinks and transport to town. Actually, I thought we got a lot for our money. Very romantic!

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Chicago, Illinois
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88 reviews 88 reviews
85 hotel reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Fabulous hotel in a desert oasis. We loved this place from start to finish! Truly one of a kind in the world. Warm and gracious staff make sure your every need is atended to. We loved being unplugged from the world with no electricity, phone or internet and living by candlelight for 3 days.We were lucky enough the lodge to... More 

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Address: Sidi al-Ja'afar, Siwa 11211, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Matrouh Governorate > Siwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Adrere Amellal: Desert Ecolodge Hotel Siwa
Adrere Amellal Desert Ecolodge Siwa

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