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Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort Hurghada

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Reviewed August 23, 2013

We stayed here for 10 days this month (August 2013) Travelled as a family with a 6 year old daughter. This hotel is definitely not a 5 star hotel. We expected the standards to differ slightly to that of European hotels but what we were faced with was as the very best a 2-3 star hotel. Start with the good...

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SonestaEgypt, Assistant Regional Communications Manager at Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort Hurghada, responded to this review

Dear Leejinxukukuk, Thank you for taking the time to write this detailed review with all its PROS and CONS , be sure it is very beneficial for us to read these reviews whether positive or negative because it makes us know the level of satisfaction of our guest , I will forward your comments to the management of the hotel...

Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
Reviewed August 20, 2013

it was so amazing holiday , i have been to sonesta twice this year ,Everything was simply awesome.There is no other hotel in hurghada that compares to sonesta .The staff is very welcoming and friendly and I wouldn’t book anywhere else. Compared to my other travels and the hotel’s I stay at the sonesta is above the rest! . i...

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Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
Reviewed August 19, 2013

I am very happy to spend days in the resort of Sonesta and I hope refer back to this wonderful place .. in terms of cleanliness and presence to deal with your customers and good handling of the animation team that made ​​more effort to get the happiness they have good morals and good handling polite with us and they...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Beautiful resort with nice rooms, I'm so happy I get a chance to live in this hotel. Very nice stuff, expecially animation squad they were amazing and so friendly. I never had problems with place at the pool or the beach. If I ever get a chance to come back to Egypt for sure I will pick Sonesta again. Karim...

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Dear tatyana c Thank you for taking the time to write this review , we are sorry for your experience and apologize for an inconvenience we might have caused you , we took all your points regarding the food and beverage and the service and it will be reported to the management . Thank you again and best regards

Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed August 12, 2013

Iam Nermeen yassien and I'm 17,I've been to sonesta beach resort for a four days vacation and I found it really beautiful.. everything is so clean,the rooms,pool and everywhere is looking nice,I stayed at room 610 and me and my family liked it. also the stuff is so friendly and helpful starting from the house keeping , including the animation...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Beautiful building! Friendly staff and they know how well English :) Nice room. Food is nice but have so small selection. Animations very good. Animators very handsome.:P I will definitely return to this hotel.! I been in room No. 135

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Very old hotel. Old and dirty room, a restaurant measures, you get no fresh fruit or juice, you always have to additionally pay for all inclusive, outrageous! Food as the rest of the day before offered. To bread is not possible to eat at breakfast, dry! The hospitality industry I know very well, my work and 5 star hotels I...

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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Hello everybody. Me, my sister, little young niece had a lot of fun in this hotel couple of weeks ago. It was one of the best holidays in my life. When we came there was a receptionist named Hatem on reception, and he was really the best one from all the people working there I had ever known. He gave...

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Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 3, 2013

I know Egypt and the difference in 5* hotels compared to other countries but in my opinion this hotel is not even a 3* hotel. On our return to Sonesta Pharaoh after a year we were expecting the same standards as last year. However.............. Staff - unfriendly compared to last year. Lack of staff, appeared very understaffed, the waiter staff...

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Terrible food Terrible staff they were very very very rude I got food poisoning my sister got a rash from there very dirty pool Water there is no beach you jump from a stupid cliff rooms are very very dirty bar is Terrible They also lost one of our luggage We booked the whole week we left 5 days early...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort Hurghada, stretching across the sands of the Red Sea with a distinguished blend of modern and Pharaonic architecture. The resort's 360 unique guest rooms, family rooms, suites and bungalows each feature a private balcony or patio. The resort offers a private beach for the world's best scuba diving in the Red Sea's legendary waters, one outdoor pool, one indoor heated pool and one children's swimming pool for relaxing laps in the sun. There are several options for dining and entertaining at the resort's bars and restaurants as well as various choices of sports activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort Hurghada

Address: Safaga Road, Hurghada, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Hurghada
Price Range: $46 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort Hurghada 5*
Number of rooms: 360
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Also Known As:
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Sonesta Hurghada
Hurghada Sonesta
Hotel Style:
#27 Family Hotel in Hurghada
#32 Top resorts Hotel in Hurghada
#49 On the Beach Hotel in Hurghada
#54 Luxury Hotel in Hurghada
#56 Romantic Hotel in Hurghada
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