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The Palace Port Ghalib

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PO Box 23 | Port Ghalib, Marsa Alam, Egypt (Formerly InterContinental The Palace Port Ghalib Resort)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Essex, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this break when the hotel was the intercontinental, we knew what to expect from this five star hotel chain. We were informed by the hotel management by email that the hotel was now in new ownership, but our booking was honoured (apart from any IHG membership benefits). They helped arrange a car for the airport transfer (we flew... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel in October last year. From the moment I entered the hotel I was welcomed, looked after and treated like a king. This did not end for the length of the stay. Everyone from the food and beverage team to the front desk team couldn't do enough to ensure my stay was exactly what I was... More 

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saronno
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Me and my daughter spent our Christmas time at Intercontinental The Palace Port Ghalib. It is a real Paradise; everything there is perfect, starting from the very comfortable and big room with a fantastic garden and sea view. We went to Port Ghalib to relax and we had the most relaxing vacation of our life! All the staff is really... More 

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Brugge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We are staying in this hotel for The second time, we love it! The negative Side is that there is no free WiFi, only in lookout bar, read in reviews that returning To this hotel offers an upgrade, we haven't noticed it yet! Some people talk About getting a room with seaview and having free WiFi, Guess they don't offer... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This hotel is amazing, the service is just above and beyond. The grounds are great and we even got to choose a new room when the room that we where given was noisy. Great food, great snorkeling, great activities and beyond all amazing staff!

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

"The Palace" is well-named, because walking around it feels like you're in a medieval castle. The staff is very friendly and try to be helpful, although while I was there, the management converted over from Intercontinental to another brand, which caused some hiccups that the staff weren't able to resolve. One of the differences between this hotel and the other... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This was my second trip to this hotel in 2014. Immediately on arrival the staff were so happy to see me back. It was the warmest welcome I have ever experienced at a hotel! It is things like this that can really set you on the right track for a fantastic holiday. Over the next few days other staff recognized... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Personell was very friendly and helpful. We liked the possibility to walk to Port Ghalib with some shops. Rooms were nice and very clean. Food was very good - probably a little improvable. Had a great time at the New Years-Party. :-))) Different day-trips are possible and well organized. Great swimming-possibility both in deep as well as in shallow water.... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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131 reviews 131 reviews
38 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great rooms facing the beach or the pool. Lovely food, especially the barbeque.. the restaurants close by 2:30 pm but there is always room service. The staff is very friendly. The airport shuttle and concierge are excellent. The water activities arranged by the hotel are just marvelous. Outside the hotel vicinity, there is a another area of restaurants and shopping... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This impressive resort built in the style of a palace, we felt immediately at ease. Entrance to the hotel is a replica drawbridge over a small moat. The circular lobby is decorated with class, for short distances bar and the main restaurant, reasonably large pool area, the resort features luxurious guest rooms with a kettle, hair dryer, air conditioning, TV... More 

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