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“A good place to relax” 4 of 5 stars
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The Desert Rose Resort
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Safaga Road, Hurghada, Egypt   |  
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Ranked #19 of 182 Hotels in Hurghada
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A good place to relax”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

A nice place to relax and spend a few days. Good place for family. I stayed with my brother and parents for four days and had a blast. We got massages and spent a day scuba diving. The food is OK. Some things are fantastic, others have no flavour. I seemed to live on cakes! There are three restaurants to try for free. The seafood one was terrible but the Italian and Lebanese were fantastic. The only real negative is the pools are so cold. They look so nice but I couldn't stand the cold!
Most of the guests were Russians so I guess they don't mind so much! We went to the disco and bar in the evenings and everyone made sure to include us, even though most things are in Russian.
The staff are wonderful, most can speak English or at least can find someone who can. The rooms are beautiful and kept clean everyday.
I would definitely recommend stays of up to a week. You'll be sick of the food by then!

Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Vienna, Austria
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

After a Nile-Crusade I was ill, when I came to the Desert Rose.
Mrs Julia, the doctor and all involved employees did theyr best to care for me. It was felt, that they were not only doing theyr duty, but had a real interest in my well being.
I enjoy to remember the friendlyness of all nearly all the people working in the Desert Rose, who never lost theyr smile facing any problem.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

stayed for only 2 nights in rapid trip in desert rose hurghada... really the place is fantastic ...pools ,aqua, lagoon, but mangement is not good ...i do not know why...majority of guests are russians ..food is not good...number of working persons was few but they did good jobs

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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egypt cairo
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I stayed for 5 nights in October 2012 horrible dishes & food was served ,I think U can,t taste it because it is the most worst .I was stolen by the employees of the hotel just before I leave & U will not hear any other language but Russian language in that hotel because 95% of guests are Russians. the Gym is only a picture in propaganda but nothing is working even the walking machine .Overall it was very bad experience.

Room Tip: I do not recommend this hotel
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 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
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Moscow, Russia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Rest I Hurghada from 14 to 21 Jan. 2013. Food I personally don't like it. All monotonous. The only thing I liked that it pastries (cakes, buns). Fruit practically was not. There were only oranges, green melon, grapefruit. A good location. Close to the center of Hurghada. 3 pools, 1 heated (only there and swimming). Drinks of local production is quite possible to drink. And the beer and wine (red, white and rose) is quite good. As well as gin, rum, tequila, and so on. also normal. Cleaning every day. For$ 1 make different shapes of towels and blankets. We had a room overlooking the road and nearby hotel, which is not very much. Wanted to change the room, we were told that all busy. Although the people there were very few, and in the restaurant for breakfasts, dinners, suppers and near the swimming pool. Then realized that in the room there is nothing to do, and the hotel is practically were not. In General I liked everything.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Linz, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

We spent our holiday as a family with 3 kids.
All of us felt satisfied and we enjoyed each day.
Beautiful beach, friendly persons, everybody very polite.
Amazing gala night, with excellent food.
Great aqua park in the area.

Room Tip: Rooms directly to the beach, are quiet, sunny and perfect
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  • Stayed December 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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odessa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Just returned from sun rise hotel and it was fantastic! Staff were all brilliant especially the animation team who did fantastic shows every night and where even at reception to wave us off on our departure. All of them extremely friendly and made our stay even more enjoyable. Food was fantastic, always a great choice. staff friendly, always on hand to help I'd there was a problem. Lagoon was super also and rooms always spotless. Would definitely return in the future.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Safaga Road, Hurghada, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Hurghada
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in Hurghada
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Hurghada
#12 Family Hotel in Hurghada
#13 Best Value Hotel in Hurghada
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Hurghada
#17 Luxury Hotel in Hurghada
#26 Romantic Hotel in Hurghada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — The Desert Rose Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 912
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Desert Rose Resort Snorkel, dive, wind surf, and soak up the warmth of the Egyptian sun in The Desert Rose Resort located in Hurghada, offering its guests the ultimate beach holiday on the Red Sea. Just a fifteen minute drive from Hurghada Airport, The Desert Rose is a 300,000 square meter iconic luxury 5 star resort, accommodating its guests in a fabulous selection of 872 spacious guestrooms, 40 suites, and 5 sea-facing villas with spectacular views of lush landscaped gardens, swimming pools, aqua park, lagoon, and the azure sea. The Desert Rose Resort's 1 kilometer pristine beach, and its idyllic 40,000 square meter natural lagoon with golden sands is a choice location for enjoying a unique stretch of private beachfront, providing a wonderful environment for activities or simply relishing the stunning year round unbeatable climate. ... more   less 
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