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Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands Port Ghalib Resort

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Port Ghalib | PO Box 23, Marsa Alam, Egypt
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Ranked #18 of 64 hotels in Marsa Alam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed all the activities I participated in while there. And enjoyed the company of those who worked there. Particularly Marco, Kero, Mido and Mundo. They made my stay exciting and the environment comfortable. If I had the opportunity to visit again Marsa Alan I would stay at Crowne Plaza.

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very huge hotel with massive no of rooms/buildings, but very organized the sea there is fabulous just like all Red Sea hotels, workers at the beach are very friendly. I would say that rooms are relatively small, but adequate, nicely decorated and ready with all accommodation, i.e. Cloth iron. I loved the restaurant , workers are doing their best to... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Hi everybody, I´ve spent great time in this hotel with my parents and with my sister, rooms were clean, fresh and very nice, food was fine a few days after that was still same... We were very satisfied with Vanesas yoga and morning stretching and barmans :)

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Accommodation fine, although I still did not understand why the hotel is divided into " sands - closer to the sea " and " oasis - the garden ." I paid for the sands and got my room (and - on the advice of a delegate - to pay baksheesh $ 20 ) No 2104 that is left of the... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands Port Ghalib Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tom K, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're sorry you were not satisfied with the service you received from the restaurant staff. We were disappointed to read that when you visited the restaurant you did not find it to your tastes, we will review for possible modifications so to better accommodate our guest in... More

Cairo, Egypt
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The place is super nice and clean, very relaxing, I traveled with my family we were a group of 15, at first i thought that the place is going to be for relaxation , until we met the animation team who made the experience very enjoyable..Very professional staff, from the reception, to the bar man, rooms are clean and spacious,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Our first trip to Egypt was a wonderful adventure thanks to quality of the hotel and service. Special thanks to 'Italiano Animazione' for entertaining us every day. You can't be bored with this team: Magdalena, Vanessa and Simona. Absolutely fantastic! Thank you! On the behalf of Mrs 'Tomorrow'

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Amazing place and service were provided at this hotel. i had a great time during my last visit to this hotel. smiling staff and willing to help every guest to enjoy. something to mention that unlikely from other places i visited that workers in the place don't make difference between nationalities. usually in hotels in Egypt Egyptians are ignored, not... More

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Ostend, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This was our first trip to Egypt. We enjoyed every minute of our stay. The room was spacious and clean, there was a huge variety in food. the staff (from waiters to life guards) was extremely helpful and friendly, special thanks to Ahmed Hassan from the poolbar, his smile and service added an extra touch of happiness to our holiday!... More

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Erpeldange, Luxembourg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Service and animation teams were absolutely fantastic!! Everyone is very nice and helpful and so friendly. Thank you Essam (keep smiling!), Nader (loved the quizzes!), Azzam and the rest of the team for being so friendly and helpful!! Yuri, Vanessa, Mondy, Andy, Mr. Fakkir and all the others - thank you for the aqua gym, stretching lessons, mini disco, fakkir... More

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Hotel M, Hotel Manager at Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands Port Ghalib Resort, responded to this review

Dear HelenaM, I would to thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your last visit to Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands, welcoming you among us was of great pleasure. I also would like to thank you for praising our restaurant staff and our animation team, you have my assurance that i will share your comment with them... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

First time we went to Crowne plaza port ghalib, we were staying at the sands area. The Sands & Oasis are 1 hotel, with the same facilities such as restaurants, bars, beach, .... The only differences are: the rooms of Oasis are more beautiful, I think ........ but the rooms of the sands are closer to the beach ........... The... More

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Hotel M, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands Port Ghalib Resort, responded to this review

Dear Elleke_76, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your recent stay at Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands. It was my sincere pleasure to read your comments and to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We value the comments of our guests and we keep working diligently to assure the best services provided to... More

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Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands Port Ghalib Resort

Address: Port Ghalib | PO Box 23, Marsa Alam, Egypt
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Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Marsa Alam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands Port Ghalib Resort 5*
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Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands Port Ghalib Hotel Marsa Alam
Crowne Plaza Marsa Alam
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Amenities

Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#6 Spa Hotel in Marsa Alam #13 Romantic Hotel in Marsa Alam #16 On the Beach Hotel in Marsa Alam #16 Luxury Hotel in Marsa Alam #21 Family Hotel in Marsa Alam
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Family Getaway. Located deep in the southern reaches of Egypt, between the Sahara Desert and the Red Sea, lies the amazing destination of Port Ghalib. Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands Port Ghalib Resort is ideally located at the heart of this exciting destination, overlooking Port Ghalib International Marina, Corniche & Khan and the reserved coral reef of the Red Sea. Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands Port Ghalib Resort features 345 premier rooms - all beautifully appointed rooms offer the ultimate comfort. The resort offers a choice of two restaurants, Souq Al hana, the main restaurant serving International cuisines and Cardamom Mediterranean restaurant, serving Italian & Greek specialties. Two bars, the Pool Bar and Lobby Lounge & Bar and a discotheque with superb views of the Red Sea, swimming pool or Port Ghalib International Marina. The resort comprises as well Port Ghalib International Convention Centre, Six Senses Spa, Lulee Kids Club, activity courtyard, and the Lazy River. The resort lies within walking distance from Port Ghalib International Convention Centre offering a meeting space of 1,950 square meters, capable of hosting all types of events from full scale conventions of 2,000 delegates to informal small size meetings, 16 breakout rooms. For shopping lovers, the resort offers an exceptional shopping experience at the International Marina, with a half kilometer stretch of retail outlets on the Corniche and a traditional Egyptian Khan bazaar. Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands Port Ghalib Resort is 2 kilometers drive from Marsa Alam International Airport, 210 km from Hurghada and 370 km from Luxor. ... more   less 
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