Just returned from an excellent relaxing time in Port Ghalib. The staff at the Intercontinental are most welcoming and helpful but not intrusive. The front desk and beach staff were particularly helpful and made us feel special. The pool and grounds are immaculate and the rooms are to a good standard - comfortable and spacious. There is an excellent house reef accessed via a jetty which is so much better than the reefs in the northern resorts of the Red Sea. The only downside was the food which I think has been mentioned in one or two other reveues. We stayed fortunately B&B. We ate once in the buffet and once a la carte. Both were very disappointing for a 5* Hotel. We ate at other times at Di Vinos an Italian restaurant in the Marina next to TGI Fridays - excellent food at reasonable prices. This is not a negative review - we would stay here again but the senior management need to increase the spend on quality food.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located deep in the southern reaches of Egypt, between the Sahara Desert and the Red Sea, lies the amazing destination of Port Ghalib. The Palace Port Ghalib is ideally located at the heart of this exciting destination, overlooking Port Ghalib International Marina, Corniche & Khan and the reserved coral reef of the Red Sea. The Palace Port Ghalib features 308 premier rooms. All beautifully appointed rooms offer the ultimate in luxury and comfort; the resort offers a choice of three restaurants, The Olive offering International cuisine, Pool Deck offering Lebanese cuisine, a selection of snacks and seafood delicacies, with superb views over the glistening Red Sea and the swimming pool. The resort comprises as well Port Ghalib International Convention Centre, the award winner Six Senses Spa, Kids Club. The resort lies within walking distance from Port Ghalib International Convention Centre offering a meeting space of 1,950 square meters, capable of hosting all types of events from full scale conventions of 2,000 delegates to informal small size meetings, 16 breakout rooms. For shopping lovers, the resort offers an exceptional shopping experience at the International Marina, with a half kilometer stretch of a traditional Egyptian Khan bazaar. The Palace Port Ghalib is 2 kilometers drive from Marsa Alam International Airport, 210 km from Hurghada and 370 km from Luxor. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Intercontinental The Palace Port Ghalib Hotel Marsa Alam