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The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   PO Box 117 | Red Sea Coast, Hurghada, Egypt   |  
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Ranked #1 of 181 hotels in Hurghada
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Awesome, comfortable and extremely relaxing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013 via mobile

Myself and my two children stayed there last week, and it is one of the best vacations we have had. We have travelled to many places in and outside of Egypt and this is by far a great place to go to. If you love to relax and stay in quiet places, this is definitely the place to visit.... a bit pricey but worth every dime.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oberoi_SahlHasheesh, General Manager at The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh, responded to this review, January 15, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your review of our resort. We are pleased that you enjoyed the serene atmosphere of the resort and relaxed during your stay with us. We look forward to many more visits and please do not hesitate to contact us directly when you plan your next break.
Best regards,
Dhiren Pereira
General Manager
Email: Dhiren.pereira@oberoihotels.com
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We have just returned from an 8 night stay at this fabulous hotel, ideally positioned right on the Red Sea on so much land you are never going to feel a small cog in a big wheel - in fact the very opposite.

The setting of the hotel is wonderful and the accommodation is first class all the way. Add to this an amazing (but not over whelming) service from all the staff - nothing is too much trouble - and you have the perfect recipe for a brilliant holiday.

My husband and I had had a very busy year in 2012 and not managed to get away at all. This week in Hurghada has given just us the lift we needed to come home and get back to work - but with a smile on our faces and the energy to do a good job!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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Oberoi_SahlHasheesh, General Manager at The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh, responded to this review, January 25, 2013
Dear Guest,
The team and I are pleased that we could give you the perfect break that you needed after a hectic 2012. Thank you for your review of our resort. We are happy that you have carried back fond memories of your stay with us. We look forward to many more visits.
Best regards,
Dhiren Pereira
General Manager
Email: Dhiren.pereira@oberoihotels.com
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

I would rate this hotel as being one of the best I have ever stayed in. The suite was large, airy and beautifully set out. Little luxuries like pillows you melted into, sunken bath and the most attentive staff make you feel spoilt and special. There is no need to leave the hotel as everything was there. The restaurant was excellent and the pool large enough to burn off the calories. Gouda made the best cocktails and Saleh at the poolside was a fountain of information and nothing was too much trouble. Looking forward to returning.

Room Tip: I thought the suites were better value than the Presidential suites.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Oberoi_SahlHasheesh, General Manager at The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh, responded to this review, January 12, 2013
Dear Guest,
We are pleased that you have carried back fond memories of your stay with us. Thank you for the mentions of Gouda and Saleh who along with the other team members strive to ensure all our guests who pass through our doors have comfortable stays. We look forward to you returning to our resort in the very near future.
Best regards,
Dhiren Pereira
General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We have now stayed here twice. Staff and facilities are great. The Indian restaurant is a must.
The reef is accesable from the jetty, but I suggest you use a lifejacket as water can be choppy. Lots of nice fish on view. We are not into sightseeing, so this is an ideal rest and relax resort for us. We paln to return in a year or so. We visited in Feb 2010 last time (not 2012)

Room Tip: The deluxe rooms with plunge pool are great but for the sun you need the beach or main pool
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Oberoi_SahlHasheesh, General Manager at The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your continued patronage of The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh. We now have over 25% of our guests who return to stay with us. Zaafran, our Indian specialty restaurant is certainly a highlight of the resort and a must try for all our guests. We look forward to your third visit.
Best regards,
Dhiren Pereira
General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

What a awesome property in a awesome location. This is the only real five star resort in the entire Hurgadha area. All the other resorts are at best 3 stars. The hotel is all suites and individual cottages. Most with their private pools and all have the most beautiful view of the Red Sea. They have a 1km long beach which is almost entirely a coral reef. The reef is one of the best I have ever seen and great for snorkelling and diving. The hotel has a great dive center and the guys there are very experienced and helpful. The food at the hotel is excellent and they offer a great selection of sea food and other world flavours. The best part is that privacy the property offers. The staff is always around to help but now in your face. No one will disturb you and everyone will work their best to ensure you have a wonderful time.

Room Tip: any room is good
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  • Stayed November 2012, 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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Oberoi_SahlHasheesh, General Manager at The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for detailing your experience at our resort. The team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that all services on offer exceeded your expectations. We sincerely look forward to your next stay.
Best regards,
Dhiren Pereira
General Manager
Email: dhiren.pereira@oberoihotels.com
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

A great choice for those who want the luxury and the benefits of being on the Red Sea without the crowds and annoyances of the resorts such as Sharm el-Sheikh.

The hotel is spread out along a large stretch of beach and this affords ample space between sun-loungers and between rooms - creating a feeling of privacy.

Snorkeling and diving are obviously very popular. There is a house reef which can be accessed directly of the jetty and has a wide array of wildlife. Two things to note, the jetty is home to a family of unaggressive lionfish (they gave me quite the surprise) and during the full moon the sea is densely populated with harmless jellyfish (these can be bothersome to some).

All suites decorated in a modern style with hints of arabesque and are quite lovely.

This is a great resort to relax for a few a few days.

Room Tip: One close to the beach.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Oberoi_SahlHasheesh, General Manager at The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for choosing us over the resorts in Sharm el Sheikh. The peace and tranquility of the resort and the 850 meter long beach are two of the most significant factors that makes us more enjoyable than Sharm. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the snorkelling. We look forward to your next visit.
Best regards,
Dhiren Pereira
General Manager
Email: dhiren.pereira@oberoihotels.com
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

I stayed at Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh for the last 2 nights in my honey moon trip. The least to say that It is a fantastic place, friendly personnel (every one), very clean, magnificent location & view. Definitely worth the money if want to relax & no to worry about any thing. The only draw back is that it is a little far from down town (You come here initially to relax away from down town). They made those last nights memorable in deed. Definitely going back.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Oberoi_SahlHasheesh, General Manager at The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your review of our resort. I am pleased that you enjoyed the peace and tranquility that prevails in the resort. It is indeed a great place to unwind and relax. Allow me to congratulate you and your wife on your wedding and we look forward to seeing you back before your first wedding anniversary.
Best regards,
Dhiren Pereira
General Manager
Email: dhiren.pereira@oberoihotels.com
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Additional Information about The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh

Address: PO Box 117 | Red Sea Coast, Hurghada, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Hurghada
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Hurghada
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Hurghada
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hurghada
#1 Family Hotel in Hurghada
#2 Business Hotel in Hurghada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Just spent two weeks at the oberoi, the accomodation was a large king bed suite with a seperate sitting area. There are two large flat screen TVs in each suite a private courtyard with dining area and sun loungers. The rooms are tastefully decorated and very comfortable. The bathroom is large with shower and sunken bathroom in granite and the toiletries are replaced daily or if you run short on request. The whole complex is kept remarkably clean by the staff. The staff deserv a special mention because to a man( and woman ) they are polite helpful and above all a friendly people who make you feel welcome an liked.My wife and I both had birthdays during our stay and both had birthday cards and a cake delivered to our room. ... more   less 
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