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Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara

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#1 of 1 resort in Hamim
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Where mystic charm, cultural passion and unparalleled luxury evoke distinctive memories. Set in the middle of the Rub' al Khali or Empty Quarter, the largest uninterrupted body of sand in the world, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resorts by Anantara is isolated from the world, yet is less than 200km away from Abu Dhabi. The resort brings the mysticism of this eminent location to life, inviting you to discover the unique appeal of its surroundings. Enjoy an array of facilities and immerse yourself in the wonderful splendour of an eternally changing landscape.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Archery
Horseback riding
Babysitting
Secured parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Special diet menus
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
Tennis court
Bicycle tours
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hammam
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Steam room
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bathrobes
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL CLASS
5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, French, Arabic, Chinese and 5 more
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1 Qasr Al Sarab Road, Hamim United Arab Emirates
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Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara
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5.0 of 5 bubbles6,368 reviews
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Nestled amidst breathtaking desert vistas, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is a tranquil oasis that captivates its visitors with a blend of luxury and enchantment. Guests have called out the warm and attentive service, with staff providing personalized touches that enhance the stay. Although opinions on value vary, the resort's cleanliness, spacious and well-appointed rooms with stunning views, and a plethora of amenities, including private pools and diverse dining options, consistently earn rave reviews. However, some travelers mention issues with room maintenance.
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Luca M wrote a review Yesterday
London309 contributions93 helpful votes
The empty quarter in itself is amongst the most wow places on earth, not to be missed at least once in a lifetime. Anantara then is an ensured guarantee for a faultless and pure luxury stay. The adult pool with its views over the desert and magnificent dunes and hotel villas on the opposite sides gives you some really unique sensations. Everything served in the hotel was amazing, from food to drinks, from service to excursions planning. One of the best places for a 2/3 days romantic break, even if we have seen plenty of families with kids and teenagers as well.
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Richard S wrote a review Oct 2022
14 contributions3 helpful votes
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Impeccable service. Divine surroundings. Wonderful buildings and facilities. A small piece of heaven on earth. Spent a week the mid part of which was a desert wedding. Everything was perfect and seamless. Just gorgeous. Can't recommend highly enough.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Avoid the summer. Too hot. Mid / Late October through March is perfect.
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Responded Oct 14, 2022
Dear Skinthebin, Thank you for rating us with another positive score. We would also like to thank you for selecting our resort for your visit to the Empty Quarter. Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations. Thank you as well for commending the team on the service provided during the stay.It will be such a motivation booster for them to know that their hard work has not gone unnoticed. I hope to welcome you back very soon for another fantastic experience. Best regards, Jean-Paul Dantil General Manager
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fabienne13g wrote a review Apr 12
Martigues, France3 contributions3 helpful votes
For me it’s a very very nice hôtel, rooms are very spaciou and nice, and on top the food is really excellent in every restaurant, Even at the pool. Many thanks to chef Rick Andres and Sahan ! Service as well is really good, sure we will be back ! Perfect place to relax !
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Swiss-Sandra1968 wrote a review Apr 10
Bern, Switzerland56 contributions36 helpful votes
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We had a not very welcoming start, but after that our stay improved. The location and the complex is breathtaking and wonderful to relax. I especially liked the adult infinity pool with views into the endless dunes! We stayed in a deluxe terrace room (203) close to the pool so that we could enjoy the pool but lounge in the privacy of our room - I can absolutely recommend! The breakfast buffet has a large selection also on arabic and indian dishes, I would like to mention Emad and Mary who were always very helpful with a bright smile! We had room service for dinner, the food was very good and delivered in a warming box so it was still hot! We did two activities: the camel ride with a very knowledgeable guide was spectacular in the sand dunes with drinks and snacks served while watching the sunset and the morning sand boarding (more sledding as you were sitting on the board as the stand-on boards were currently unavailable) which was fun but very slow. On our last evening we had dinner at the Suhail Restaurant with splendid views, excellent food and impeccable service by Chantel - thank you! At check-out we mentioned our rocky start and were immediately met by the manager who dealt with that very professionally.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Traveled with family
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EmilyS1121 wrote a review Apr 3
Reno, Nevada40 contributions10 helpful votes
Absolutely beautiful resort in the middle of a beautiful sand desert. There were a lot of options for things to do between sitting at the pool, to doing a camel tour. The dunes were gorgeous and easily accessible, the staff were more than happy to point you to the best locations to watch the sunrise or sunset. The rooms were beautiful and comfortable, they had unique charm. However the bathrooms could be slightly updated (no shelving in the shower for shower creams, single ply toilet paper). Otherwise an absolutely beautiful resort with exceptional staff.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Response from Jean-Paul Dantil, Owner at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara
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Dear Valued Guest, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara and thank you for sparing your valuable time to share your feedback about our product and services. Your evaluation gives us an indication of our performance and it gives us inspiration to improve the quality of our operation. It's great to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could create a unique and amazing desert experience for you! We take great pride in providing our guests with a relaxing and rejuvenating experience and it is always gratifying to hear that we have succeeded in doing so. We're delighted to hear that you had such a great experience with our team members. We pride ourselves on providing top-notch service to our guests, and we're glad to hear that our team members went above and beyond to make sure you had an enjoyable time. We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to them, as we know they'll be thrilled to hear that they made such a positive impact on your experience. It was a truly pleasure having you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back to our palace for another memorable stay soon. Best regards, Jean-Paul Dantil General Manager
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Sagittarius_7 wrote a review Apr 3
London, United Kingdom106 contributions104 helpful votes
A unique hotel with authentic desert surroundings. The two hour drive from Abu Dhabi was on an easy straight road. A petrol station around half way provides a comfort break and the opportunity to buy basic items if needed. The hotel is lovely, beautifully designed and totally in keeping with the magical area. The deluxe terrace room had a huge part sun/part shade terrace with a perfect view. Staff were efficient and accommodating. Food and beverages are expensive due to the captive audience however if you are drawn to the desert this is an excellent place to go.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Dear Valued Guest, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara and thank you for sparing your valuable time to share your feedback about our product and services. Your evaluation gives us an indication of our performance and it gives us inspiration to improve the quality of our operation. It's great to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could create a unique and amazing desert experience for you! We take great pride in providing our guests with a relaxing and rejuvenating experience and it is always gratifying to hear that we have succeeded in doing so. We're delighted to hear that you had such a great experience with our team members. We pride ourselves on providing top-notch service to our guests, and we're glad to hear that our team members went above and beyond to make sure you had an enjoyable time. We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to them, as we know they'll be thrilled to hear that they made such a positive impact on your experience. It was a truly pleasure having you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back to our palace for another memorable stay soon. Best regards, Jean-Paul Dantil General Manager
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JanH wrote a review Mar 2024
Keerbergen, Belgium79 contributions76 helpful votes
Magical place with pristine desert views. Modelled after a fortified desert oasis, this place allows reflection and fun at the same time. The oasis village attracts a mostly asian crowd, including families coming to stay for a weekend in the desert. Excellent steaks in Suhail restaurant. There are various side activities for dune bashers or camel admirers but the place is simply enjoyed on its own.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: The hotel is in a remote location. Travel from Abu Dhabi pr Dubai is minimum 2 hours
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Dear Valued Guest, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara and thank you for sparing your valuable time to share your feedback about our product and services. Your evaluation gives us an indication of our performance and it gives us inspiration to improve the quality of our operation. It's great to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could create a unique and amazing desert experience for you! We take great pride in providing our guests with a relaxing and rejuvenating experience and it is always gratifying to hear that we have succeeded in doing so. We're delighted to hear that you had such a great experience with our team members. We pride ourselves on providing top-notch service to our guests, and we're glad to hear that our team members went above and beyond to make sure you had an enjoyable time. We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to them, as we know they'll be thrilled to hear that they made such a positive impact on your experience. It was a truly pleasure having you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back to our palace for another memorable stay soon. Best regards, Jean-Paul Dantil General Manager
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Mélanie A wrote a review Mar 2024
13 contributions2 helpful votes
We were staying in a villa. All the resort and the villa were fantastic. The activities were also great and managed by very professional persons. This is the place to go if you want to disconnect from the stress of the city.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Dear Valued Guest, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara and thank you for sparing your valuable time to share your feedback about our product and services. Your evaluation gives us an indication of our performance and it gives us inspiration to improve the quality of our operation. It's great to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could create a unique and amazing desert experience for you! We take great pride in providing our guests with a relaxing and rejuvenating experience and it is always gratifying to hear that we have succeeded in doing so. We're delighted to hear that you had such a great experience with our team members. We pride ourselves on providing top-notch service to our guests, and we're glad to hear that our team members went above and beyond to make sure you had an enjoyable time. We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to them, as we know they'll be thrilled to hear that they made such a positive impact on your experience. It was a truly pleasure having you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back to our palace for another memorable stay soon. Best regards, Jean-Paul Dantil General Manager
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Elaine M wrote a review Mar 2024
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We had the most memorable experience it couldn’t have been better. Gorgeous setting the hotel is beautiful, desert activities were all amazing riding Polaris over dunes, horseback and camel riding, infinity pool was picturesque and the restaurant in the sand was spectacular! We will definitely be back I want to take everyone I know here !
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Dear Valued Guest, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara and thank you for sparing your valuable time to share your feedback about our product and services. Your evaluation gives us an indication of our performance and it gives us inspiration to improve the quality of our operation. It's great to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could create a unique and amazing desert experience for you! We take great pride in providing our guests with a relaxing and rejuvenating experience and it is always gratifying to hear that we have succeeded in doing so. We're delighted to hear that you had such a great experience with our team members. We pride ourselves on providing top-notch service to our guests, and we're glad to hear that our team members went above and beyond to make sure you had an enjoyable time. We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to them, as we know they'll be thrilled to hear that they made such a positive impact on your experience. It was a truly pleasure having you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back to our palace for another memorable stay soon. Best regards, Jean-Paul Dantil General Manager
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AlexT wrote a review Mar 2024
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
This is a truly unique hotel in the middle of the Abu Dhabi desert. If one were to imagine what it would be like to live in luxury in the Arabian desert, then this is it! An absolutely fabulous hotel in a unique setting, really professionally run and lovely staff. It is a great place to relax for a few days and disconnect from your daily life. Great for couples or families with neither group getting in each other's way.
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Dear Valued Guest, It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara and thank you for sparing your valuable time to share your feedback about our product and services. Your evaluation gives us an indication of our performance and it gives us inspiration to improve the quality of our operation. It's great to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could create a unique and amazing desert experience for you! We take great pride in providing our guests with a relaxing and rejuvenating experience and it is always gratifying to hear that we have succeeded in doing so. We're delighted to hear that you had such a great experience with our team members. We pride ourselves on providing top-notch service to our guests, and we're glad to hear that our team members went above and beyond to make sure you had an enjoyable time. We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to them, as we know they'll be thrilled to hear that they made such a positive impact on your experience. It was a truly pleasure having you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back to our palace for another memorable stay soon. Best regards, Jean-Paul Dantil General Manager
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United Arab EmiratesEmirate of Abu DhabiLiwa OasisHamim
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What are some of the property amenities at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, a rooftop bar, and free wifi.
Which room amenities are available at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, a rooftop bar, and free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara?
Conveniently located restaurants include Suhail, Ghadeer, and Al Falaj.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara have airport transportation?
Yes, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Hindi, and Arabic.
Is Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort By Anantara accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.