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Elysees
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O Box: (362) | El Sheraton Road, Hurghada, Egypt   |  
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Ranked #108 of 183 hotels in Hurghada
Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“enjoyed our stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

food is typicaly eygptian same as most hotels not brilliant but not bad ,staff are fantastic ,manly russia visitors but you will be greeted with a smile ,elyees got its own beach to 5 minutes walk from hotel ,beach complex is very good,my wife in a wheelchair and they could not do enough for us,there is building work around hotel and in the local area ,you are quite far a way from the holiday areas of hurgada more the town centre ,but it gives you a chance to see more of the proper eygpt,cheap local taxis and but hotel has its own taxi service he will get you to where you want to go cheaply ,every body will help you just ask ,

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We booked this hotel and it has 4 stars....The building itself is lovely, the swimming pools too. The rooms are very average, the a/c did not cool the room at all. The sheets were very cheap and left us with carpet burns. The buffet down stairs was the worst. For breakfast not even long life milk available, there was condensed milk mixed with water. The coffee was just black water with no taste. No yogurt or fresh fruit available. Juices were made from concentrated. The staff was lovely and attentive but needed training. Lunch and dinner absolutely dreadful! The majority of the Russian guests had their dishes full, so maybe it is catered only for their taste....The hotel beach is stunning with wifi and chilled music. On the other hand food on the beach is quite ok.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Vaasa
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Everything worked fine. Service was good. Room decoration was nice (like a modern style). Hotel beach (dream beach) was excellent. Location is OK. Taxi to Sakkala costs 5-10 LE and to the Senzo shopping mall 20 LE. There is free Wifi in hotel.
Market near the hotel is good for little shopping and the three men working there were the niciest persons in the town.

Room Tip: Take a room above the reception so Wifi might work in your room. Otherwise you must go to lobby to c...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Belgrade, Serbia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Located between two city cores of Hurghada, Elysees hotel has an excellent location (5 L.E. is a taxi to any of the city downtown's). Restaurant is fine (but menu was the same for the whole 10 days I was there). Hotel beach and swimming pool are great.

But what makes me give an average grade to this hotel was the service, which is terrible. Bed sheets were not changed each day, and when they were changed, once I've got an dirty sheet from another room. I noticed that by a cigarette ash on a sheet and a lipstick trace (someone wanted to mark its sheet to see if it is changing). Service on the beach and restaurant was the same. Guy working in a restaurant was drinking water from a clean glass and then put it among the clean glasses! I was on a all inclusive arrangement, and I couldn't get a drink I want when I want.

I decided to have a holiday in this hotel because of the recommendation of a friend. He was there a few years ago, and he has great experience with it. Some of the people I get to know on a beach was also in the hotel few years ago, and they say that the service back then was way much better than now.

Room Tip: We were in the room above the reception desk, and it was on a nice place around the swimming pool.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012 via mobile

Well, for someone who knows the ratings and standards, two maybe three stars are real value.
Hygiene in the restaurant is awful: you will see even food residues on your glass or plates.
WiFi stands, but only for 512 kbps and near the reception...
And Egyptians are kind mostly, but minority are even rude and try to steal your money...
One excellent thing is the beach: it's really dream beach

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Moscow, Russia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

The design of hotel is nice-sure. But the service is really terrible! They are too lazy. We asked to equip our room few days. And few days tried to change it in reception-nobody helps. The most bad impression we get from restaurant-not delicious and not friendly! At first we stayed like prisoners to get 1 smallest piece of meat or chicken(they choosed the most small).Then air condition in restaurant did not work -it was impossible to eat. They used to play intolerable old Egyptian music every evening (like metal scratches a glass) and for request to change disc just smiled! Never more we will come to this hotel

Room Tip: In main building you can use Wi-Fi. It is more near to beach & Restaurant
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Minsk, Minsk, Belarus
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

I'd chosen this hotel by chance, without checking reviews, which I actually did afterwards. Because of some of them I was expecting everything but not a nice & cozy hotel. But! From the 1rst step & first sight I liked it. The design was very modern, european. The hotel itself wasn't very big or it just seemed to me, but I can not say that it was crowded, no. The atmosphere is so relaxing, when I opened my window on the 1st day & observed pool area I heard chill out music playing not very loud. On the beach which was also very nice I was listening to Frank Sinatra in the mornings, so I put away my mp3 player & just enjoyed it to the full. My room was cleaned every day, all appliances worked perfectly, no complaints. The hotel staff were very friendly & helpful. The hotel location was really convinient, cause if u want to see more than just staying at the hotel all the time it ll save u a lot of money on taxi, cause it's very close to downtown of Hurgada. So next time when I go to Hurgada, I ll for sure choose Elysees.

  • Stayed July 2012, 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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Address: P.O Box: (362) | El Sheraton Road, Hurghada, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Hurghada
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#46 Spa Hotel in Hurghada
#69 On the Beach Hotel in Hurghada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Elysees 3.5*
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