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Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Egypt for the first time expecting good things due to the reviews and things people had told us.. what we got was the complete opposite.. half of the hotel is shut due to inhabitance which nobody had made us aware of.. the majority of guests were locals and I have never in my life been more disgusted by... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to this hotel for the past 8 years and we love it although it could do with a face lift it's not changed a bit in all the years we have been going so needs some updating ie painting new bedding curtains lamp shades etc. The food is basic always something to eat though and I'm a fussy eater.... More 

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Thank Tammie F
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been coming to Fort Arabesque last June. The hotel is cute and the rooms, even if needs refurbishment, are spacious and all sea view. The beach is the real strength of this hotel. The reef in front is beautiful, full of fish and colorful corals. The staff are really good, always smiling and helpful. The only really negative... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been coming to fort arabesque for a number of years because of it being a quiet hotel. Well I am disappointed that they have allowed some rather disrespectful guests that allow their children to run around causing havoc, running and screaming down corridors and banging doors at all times of the night and early morning,plus the adults having... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot speak highly enough of this hotel. I have been to Egypt many times but this Hotel comes out tops. The hotel is big, well appointed, well laid out and clean, the beach is long and plenty of sun beds, showers nearby. Beach guards on duty, coral fantastic, everywhere and every amenity in close walking distance. The staff are tops,... More 

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FORTARAB, Manager at Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate that you have taken the time to evaluate our hotel on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased that you have spent a restful and relaxing holiday with us, it is our goal, quality and service. Thank you for your recommendation and hope you soon again to welcoming you. Kind regards, the team of Fort Arabesque. More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First went to Fort Arabesque in 2011, we have since visited 12 times and number 13 is already booked.. from the time you get to the hotel you are greeted with a warm and friendly word from the reception staff to make you feel welcome. The rooms are clean and comfortable with great sea views, the beach and snorkelling are... More 

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FORTARAB, Manager at Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taken the time to review our Hotel on Tripadvisor. Thank you for your compliments and your support towards our staff. We are pleased to hear that you, as our repeater guest, had such a lovely holiday in our hotel and we hope to meet you again as our guest. The Management More 

Cairo
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is big, the beach is great. The staff was nice. The rooms were clean. The idea of having 2 separate restaurants is really genial. The food was good. At nights sometimes they bring shows but if not the animation team performed terrible plays better to avoid it. Try to travel in groups.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I Went here for 7 nights in the middle of June, and went away with 2 friends. It was really relaxed and an enjoyable stay. The hotel is well kept and our room was always kept spotless, we were on the ground floor, this had its use as it was only a short walk to the beach. The beach was... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent just one week in the hotel, very quiet place because the hotel wasn't fully occupied. There is a reconstruction in the hotel, can't say it was disturbing or too much noisy. Rooms and the hotel are very cleaned, I was in Egypt third time, I can really say staff really take care about the cleanness, customer satisfaction. It's... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to low occupancy rates and to facilitate much needed refurbishment of the West wing that is usually used by Saga guests, all visitors were housed in the east wing of the hotel. As you can imagine there was much weeping and wailing and gnashing of teeth to the accompaniment of many, many complaints from the disgruntled few who couldn't... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas

Address: Safaga Road | Abu Makhadeg Bay, Makadi Bay, Hurghada, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Hurghada > Makadi Bay
Price Range: $55 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 458
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Also Known As:
Hotel Fort Arabesque
Fort Arabesque Makadi Bay
Fort Arabesque Hurghada
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Makadi Bay
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Makadi Bay
#9 Family Hotel in Makadi Bay
#9 Luxury Hotel in Makadi Bay
#10 Romantic Hotel in Makadi Bay
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