I have been to this area of Makadi Bay before, but not to this hotel. The hotel itself is in a brilliant location the best on the bay actually, quite simply this hotel has everything you want we arrived in Dec in time for the Xmas festivities, the food on Xmas eve was very good but they pulled all the stops out for New Year I have never seen a New Years Day buffet like the one The Fort provided, and I have seen lots of Festive buffets in lots of hotels (Been going away for Xmas for the last 12 years) the only down side was no form of entertainment in the main hotel you had to go to the Arena which I don't like doing, I think there may have been some in the West wing (Saga). the staff are friendly and helpful the pools were heated the drinks are of good quality even the wine is acceptable. The best thing about the hotel is the Red Sea the house reef is amazing and you do not have to go very deep into the water to see the coral life.all in all I would recommend this hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa, & Villas promises tranquilityand opulence with its 444 luxurious rooms, suites, privateapartments and 14 newly built villas.Four dining venues, five swimming pools, including a children's pool(three of which are heated), a state-of-the-art gym, world class Thai managed Spa and sports facilities as well as I-Dive, a five-starIDC PADI dive center, guarantee a fun and unforgettable hotel experience.Inspired by the Sardinian roots of its architects, FortArabesque Resort & Spa combines distinctive Italianand Arabic accents in its architecture, from its imposingmedieval fort structure to its interior touches and décor,where the different shades of Egyptian cave stones fromAswan blend with the antique fine wood furnishings oforiental designs.We would like to introduce our new concept as well, which is unique in Egypt.Nestled within the Fort Arabesque resort, The Villas offer its guests luxurious accommodation, space and privacy in addition to a more personal and dedicated service. Each of the 14 Villas (8 units with 1 bedroom + 1 bathroom, 6 units with 2 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms) is tastefully decorated to reflect the mix of Arabic accents and Mediterranean influences of the Fort Arabesque Resort. All units have private garden and terrace with private access to a secluded swimming pool exclusive to The Villas. To ensure a fast and efficient service, the check-in is done through a private reception. The residents also have access to the Pavilion which is a private lounge where the villa guests can enjoy a semi-served upgraded breakfast in the morning. For lunch and dinner time the Pavilion functions as an A’la Carte Restaurant, giving the opportunity to enjoy a fine dining experience. The extra benefits of the Villa Guests include free Wi-Fi, free Gym usage and various discounts in the different outlets of the hotel.Guests at The Villas are free to use all the facilities and enjoy the same ‘all inclusive’ benefits at the resort with quick access to the main restaurant and the beach as well. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Fort Arabesque
- Fort Arabesque Makadi Bay
- Fort Arabesque Hurghada