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“Nice quite place to stay in Dahab” 4 of 5 stars
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Shams Hotel
Al Mashraba Street, Dahab, Egypt   |  
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Ranked #5 of 51 Hotels in Dahab
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cairo, Egypt
1 review
“Nice quite place to stay in Dahab”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The hotel is clam with clean rooms and directly in front of the sea. Staff is friendly as well.

You will be safe there. Its location in the middle of the town makes it easy to commute around for any shop or restaurant.

I will stay in Shams when I visit Dahab again!

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Shams is a great place to stay in Dahab, the location is convenient close to Laguna beach and the "souk" in Mashraba. Nice relaxing atmosphere and the staff are so friendly. The food was simple and delicious I definitely recommend it and would love to go back soon.

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My only regret following my last stay at Shams Hotel was that it couldnt have been for longer. Recieved a warm welcome from the staff on arrival and enjoyed the simple, very clean room and bathroom. Cant stress enough how restaurant is SUPERB! Delicious, wholesome, generous breakfasts and dinners made with care and yummy freshly baked bread by the smiley chef. We joined a desert Safari and barbeque with other guests and staff members who facilitated introductions, and are still reminicing with fondness about the warm atmosphere (despite chilly february evening), and night of kofta, tabla and music, popcorn, bonfire, and friendly company. Will definitely be going diving next time which is well established at Shams. Great value, modest and comfortable. Looking forward to my next visit!

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cairo, Egypt
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

It's the best place you can go to really enjoy an unforgetable vacation. People are so friendly. The place is very clean. Everyone there is doing their best to make you feel happy and make it an un-forgetable vacation as you wanted to be.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

If you're planning to spend some days diving and relaxing in Dahab, you should stay not too far from downtown in order to discovering Dahab's plenty of restaurants and cafés. Shams is very centrally located at the sea shore, offering incredible views, and being the ideal starting point for going out.
Rooms are tidy and we'll kept, breakfast and food in the restaurant are very tasty (try the stewed okra!). Very friendly staff, and the owner Mr. Shams will make you feel like home. If you have a chance, don't miss the Bedouin dinner they organize about once a week not too far from Dahab.
Also offers a very reliable airport transfer to Sharm el Sheik.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

It was my fourth stay at Shams hotel . As usually I have enjoyed my stay . I find there the beautiful seaview , well equipped dive centre , a very friendly staff and a delicious breakfast at the nice restaurant by the sea shore....

Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Cozy and relaxing, very friendly people, amazing sea view restaurant, tasty food, best accomodation you can find in dahab + five stars diving center ... Very decorative details perfect for friends celebrations, Amazing trip wont be the last one.

Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Shams Hotel

Address: Al Mashraba Street, Dahab, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > South Sinai > Dahab
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 51 Hotels in Dahab
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cosy and small hotel in the center of Dahab. Quiet location directly by the sea. Austrian-Egyptian owners take care of quality and family atmosphere. ... more   less 
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