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Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 15, Soma Bay 84711 , Egypt
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel use to be HILTON and was designed by them and afterwards, Kempinski took over. However, neither of the two own the complex. The owners; 1 from Saudi and 1 from Egypt and the Egyptian is always popping in and out, but you wouldn't know it or who he is. They own the complete Soma Bay area in Egypt,... More

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Ganchev, General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, responded to this review

Dear Viper_Intl, “Best Hotel in Soma Bay, a must see”, sounds great! Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and give us your positive feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the facilities and services provided during your vacation. Egyptian hospitality with friendly and polite staff is one of our benchmarks, therefore we are glad... More

Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see as hotel owner rep I must say this is one of best places I have visited Excellent service and amazing for kids quality is outstanding thanks to management for maintaining this quality in Red Sea Egypt as a whole is a must visit Majid Alissa

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Ganchev, General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, responded to this review

Dear Majid Alissa, Thank you for your great feedback about your recent stay with us. We are happy to hear that you were satisfied with our services and the facilities for kids. We are looking forward to your next visit. Sunny greetings from Soma Bay, George Ganchev General Manager More

Bologna, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is in a magnificently landscaped setting with an Arabian fotress atmosphere to it, complete with arches, bridges and incenses burning in the grand lobby that has a moroccan feeling and a bit slightly dark. The gym is superbly fitted with the latest equipments from Tecnogym and well kept, good music playing and a nice view on a back... More

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Ganchev, General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, responded to this review

Dear Mademoisellehongrois, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are happy to hear that you liked the magnificent landscape and enjoyed our gym facilities and the dessert section. Your valuable feedback about the level of service will be discussed by the management in order to continuously improve our standards. We hope to welcome you back soon.... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is so big, it feels very much like an overcrowded tourist ghetto. During the day it's not too bad, because people spread out, but during dinner you feel like in a big canteen. And when we were there the hotel was by far not fully booked! The dinner was good sometimes, but the selection was not always very... More

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Ganchev, General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, responded to this review

Dear UrlaubimSueden, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, your valuable feedback is very important to us. We are happy to hear that most of our facilities and services were up to your expectations. We regret to know that you didn't like the variety of food in our hotel. Please kindly note that in Al Mar Restaurant... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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123 reviews 123 reviews
65 hotel reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We have stayed at the Kempinski Soma Bay for a week on half board term. We had a ground floor room near the beach. Whilst we did not care for the sea view, we would ask for a higher floor if we come back to this hotel. The room has a nice set up, a decent size, very well equipped... More

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Ganchev, General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, responded to this review

Dear gemsstock, Thank you very much for sharing your experience on your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read that you had a great stay. Our beach and pool area is truly one of the highlights in the hotel. We are looking forward to many more opportunities to welcome you back to Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay. With very... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Just returned from another amazing 3 days holiday to Kempinski hotel in soma bay with my girlfriend,and it was just wonderful. Starting with checking in,everything went smooth and simple as planned,a very warm welcoming, staff were extremely friendly,no hassles or anything,we got our double room with sea view within minutes,we were surprised with the amazing view,as we could see the... More

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Ganchev, General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, responded to this review

Dear Diaa90, Thank you for this great feedback and your recommendation. We are delighted to hear that you had a fabulous stay again with us. The whole team is happy that you were satisfied with our facilities and the level of service; this is a great motivation for them to keep up the high standards. The views at night around... More

West Sussex
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Stayed here for 10 nights in early May. I travelled with my Mum for a relaxing break,.and got exactly that! Stayed in a Laguna Club room so had access to the club lounge for all meals, afternoon tea and drinks. Great value as we paid €1000 euros for this. People we met there had paid a touch less just for... More

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Ganchev, General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, Thank you very much for this excellent review and recommendation. We are happy to hear that you had a relaxing break, meeting your expectations. Knowing that you enjoyed the extra benefits of the Laguna Club concept is a great feedback. Thank you for the compliments to all our staff, and personally to Nasser and Alaa, they were all... More

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Having been more than 30 times to the Red Sea and having been to all major Resorts, we can easily say this place is second to none by all means : interior and exterior design, 5 star service, food,... You name it, George Ganchev and his professional team will make it ! We have already stayed several times at this... More

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Ganchev, General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, responded to this review

Dear gapkar, “Second to none by all means” Sounds great, thank you for this description. We are happy to hear that each stay in our hotel was a great experience for you and thank you for recommending us. Your suggestion about the diving center will be discussed with the management team. Our professional team is looking forward to your soonest... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Just returned from another Great 2 weeks stay at The Kempinski Hotel Soma bay Egypt.This is our 4th stay and can't recomend it enough.Food excellent, staff & Managment could not do enough for you, nothing was too much trouble they really look after you , a great holiday will be going back in September. ( "CAN'T WAIT") please do not... More

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Ganchev, General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, responded to this review

Dear Colin, Thank you for staying with us for the 4th time, our loyal repeater guests are adding a great value to our hotel. We also can’t wait for your next visit in September, therefore we are looking forward to welcome you for the 5th time to enjoy another great holiday at the “Jewel on the Red Sea”. Greetings from... More

egypt
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Have just returned from 6 days at Kempinski with my family, loved every bit of it! Its a wonderful relaxing atmosphere. The staff are welcoming and friendly starting from the reception, to geach boys, to waiters are with a lovely smile( they are friendlier to non-Egyptians though). The public areas are beautiful and very well kept, re eption impressivel rhe... More

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Ganchev, General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, responded to this review

Dear Basma, Thank you for the great review, we are happy to hear that you found your favorite beach holiday resort. Your compliment about the staff will be shared with the whole team as they are the key of our success. It is great to hear that your kids enjoyed the kids club activities. Our hotel is famous for being... More

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Address: PO Box 15, Soma Bay 84711 , Egypt
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Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Soma Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay 5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Where the Red Sea mountain range blends majestically with aquamarine waters and pristine sandy beaches: this is Soma Bay. Overlooking one of the finest beaches you find the Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, the first Kempinski luxury hotel in Egypt. Come and enjoy. ... more   less 
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