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The Grand Makadi Hotel

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Colne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you get past the tired rooms and the poor wi-fi this hotel really is great value for your money. The pool is enormous and they're are plenty of sun loungers, the service from the lads around the pool is great and you are regularly brought drinks without having to constantly trying to attract someone's attention. The two boys in... More 

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Thank ValerieG74
Grand-Makadi-Team, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ValerieG74, Thank you for your feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us, and I will pass your comments on to our team. I apologize that we did not exceed your expectation in all aspects of your holiday, but rest assured, your comments are noted and we are working to resolve them for the future. We all... More 

Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When arriving at Hurghada, make sure you branch off to the right going towards the agents, go to the bank for your Visa. All the agents are still overcharging for visa applications. Now its £5 extra per person, go to the Bank. Grand Mackardi hotel is a bit tired due to lack of visitors, however, the staff are very friendly... More 

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Thank ann c
Grand-Makadi-Team, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ann c, Thank you for your feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us, and I will pass your comments on to our team. I apologize that we did not exceed your expectation in all aspects of your holiday, but rest assured, your comments are noted and we are working to resolve them for the future. We... More 

uk
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Headed to hotel with great anticipation and looking forward to standards previously experienced over my last 8 visits to Egypt. Unfortunately it was not delivered. I cannot agree with the reviewer who said not to go by official rating because it's Egypt as I have always booked 5* and it has been delivered every time until now. Bathrooms are a... More 

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Thank wanderer049
Grand-Makadi-Team, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear wanderer049, Thank you for your feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us, and I will pass your comments on to our team. I apologize that we did not exceed your expectation in all aspects of your holiday, but rest assured, your comments are noted and we are working to resolve them for the future. We all... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was average, some staff were friendly but not all which surprised me, any other time I've been to Egypt (Sharm and Hurghada) every member of staff was friendly but here only a few. Jessica, guest relations is a fab lady though and does all she can to assist. We arrived at 9.30 p.m. and there wasn't much food... More 

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear caitlinm716, Thank you for your feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us, and I will pass your comments on to our team. I apologize that we did not exceed your expectation in all aspects of your holiday, but rest assured, your comments are noted and we are working to resolve them for the future. We all... More 

scotland
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78 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Wasn't expecting to end up in Hurghada but long haul holidays to somewhere hot in October were priced through the roof this year, including this holiday but I was Defo going somewhere. We used the bank inside the airport to pay for our visas and due to the exchange rate were charged £21.50 I chose this hotel due to the... More 

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Assistant Guest Relation Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear nessie2665, Thank you for your positive feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us, and I will pass your comments on to our team. We all are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Your Assistant Guest Relation Manager Jessica More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

My first time at the Grand Makadi Hotel exceeded my expectations. The room was clean, quiet and spacious. Due to my reduced mobility I was given a room on the ground floor close to Reception, Bar and Restaurant. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from and the buffet has something for everyone. The pier projects from the beach right... More 

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Assistant Guest Relation Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anna L, Thank you for your positive feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us, and I will pass your comments on to our team. We all are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Your Assistant Guest Relation Manager Jessica More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I have read comments about our beloved Grand Makadi and please please don't let them put you off booking. We have visited 4 times and plan to go at least once a year. Fantastic food down at the Mall and friends for life at the bar!

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear vic14west, Thank you for your positive feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us, and I will pass your comments on to our team. We all are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Your Assistant Guest Relation Manager Jessica More 

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Grand Makadi, Egypt Oct 2015 The complex is the cheapest of a block of 4 hotels. I understand that some reviews have said that not many staff understand English, I have to say the speak better English, German, Russian, Italian, then I do Egyptian. Yes some are still learning, but as there is few Brits using the resorts, they have... More 

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kurtRclark, Thank you for your positive feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us, and I will pass your comments on to our team. We all are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Your Assistant Guest Relation Manager Jessica More 

Salford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We were book to return to The Grand in Sharm. But due to the restrictions on flying the Red Sea Holiday Advisor suggested The Grand Makadi. We were not disappointed. We were given an enormous junior suite overlooking the sea. It certainly was value for money and exceeded our expectations. The friendly staff were always eager to help. The food... More 

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Grand-Makadi-Team, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pethalliwell, Thank you for your positive feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us, and I will pass your comments on to our team. We all are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Your Assistant Guest Relation Manager Jessica More 

Barking
1 review
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

My husband and i went to this hotel for 10 days . This is my 2nd review as my 1st review was removed . They obviously dont want people to know the truth . Its true isnt it , that saying .......the truth hurts !!!. Well my husband and i had a terrible holiday with stomach cramps and diarrhea .... More 

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Thank DENISE B
Grand-Makadi-Team, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Makadi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DENISE B, Thank you for taking the time to feed back to us. I’m sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I do not believe that the issues you describe are typical of our guest experience, but we take all customer feedback seriously. I will take steps to address your comments. Kind Regards, Your Assistant Guest... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Makadi Hotel is a lively destination with the needs of younger families firmly at its heart. There is a large sweeping beach, and a jetty that takes guests directly to the house reef where they can enjoy snorkelling in the crystal clear Red Sea waters. The large swimming pool and sun terrace offer plenty of space for sunbathing, and the children’s club and sporting activities keep the children occupied. Add a diverse choice of restaurants and it really is an ideal base for enjoying all the Red Sea has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Grand Makadi Hotel

Address: Safaga Road, Makadi Bay, Hurghada, Egypt (Formerly The Grand Makadi)
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Hurghada > Makadi Bay
Price Range: $80 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Grand Makadi Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 302
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Also Known As:
The Grand Makadi Hotel Hurghada
Grand Makadi Hurghada
Grand Makadi Bay
Hotel Style:
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Makadi Bay
#12 Romantic Hotel in Makadi Bay
#13 Luxury Hotel in Makadi Bay
#15 Family Hotel in Makadi Bay
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“Room with large balcony facing the sea”
 of 5 bubbles 791annc, 1 week ago | Read review
“Inspect the bathrooms before unpacking”
 of 5 bubbles wanderer049, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Tip the Reception”
 of 5 bubbles Egyptian_romeo , Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
“Room 2214 is great if available or any other along that corridor. Great views”
 of 5 bubbles Bern_Hazel, Jul 6, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles katej470, Jun 20, 2016 | Read review
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