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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are not clean and too old furniture.Mosquitos everywhere in the room. This is my first and last time to visit this disgusting hotel. They are trying to save alot and give the worst to clients which is unprofessional.i don't know how they got 5 stars.

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Thank Omnia M
sonestasharm, General Manager at Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Omnia, I am very disappointed to hear that your vacation did not live up to your expectations and it is a surprise that you feel so strongly about some of the aspects of your stay. I do wish that you had reported these things to Reception or to one of my managers at the time as we could have... More 

6th of October City, Egypt
2 reviews
Reviewed October 22, 2016

bad Hotel necessary demolished and built again . Not worth five star The rooms are old. bathroom needs to be completely replaced ooms are very far from the beach, the food quality is bad as well. no wifi

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Thank asraareleyeen2010
sonestasharm, General Manager at Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am disappointed that your vacation was not up to your expectations but I would like to clarify one or two pints that you have made in your review. The hotel is indeed a five star hotel and complies with all the necessary international criteria. I'm sure that you will be aware that there are many different qualities... More 

Bridgend, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Lovely hotel around 20 minutes from the airport. Room was cleaned daily and was more like a suite, it was so large. Great choice of pools, towels provided, but some dining areas were shut due to time of year, presumably. Some dining places needed to be booked in advance, which was worth doing, just to have a change. The walk... More 

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Thank robo3200
sonestasharm, General Manager at Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It looks like you enjoyed your winter break here and we appreciate you taking time to write in and share your thoughts with us all. The promenade from the Sonesta Beach Resort towards the centre of Naama Bay provides a lovely walk and, as a tourist, you are bound to attract a little attention from the locals who... More 

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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The rooms are old and food on average. But the room was clean.. Also the hotel have small private beach you can do water sports there... All beverage are free.. you should pay for wifi service "its very expensive" and its butter to purchase Egyptian mobile sim card

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Thank Ameer E
sonestasharm, General Manager at Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The Sonesta Beach Resort is indeed a 5* hotel with all the facilities that merit this status and I am disappointed that you were not entirely satisfied with your stay with us. However, I'm pleased that you liked the rooms as they are spacious and very well looked after by our extensive team of Housekeeping staff. Chef caters... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016

too dirty, rooms are out of age, the food is uneatable!! the experience was very bad, bed is from ancient ages, bathroom needs to be completely replaced.. rooms are very far from the beach, the food quality is bad as well.

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3 Thank Abu S
sonestasharm, General Manager at Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It comes as a disappointment to us that you were anything less than fully satisfied with your stay with us. The hotel has a small army of housekeeping staff working 24/7 to keep the hotel's public areas, guest rooms and kitchens spotlessly clean, as this is high on our list of priorities. If the food was not to... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my staying in the hotel. It's clean and the people is nice. Big swimming pool with quality gusts. nice food. It's on the sea so we had amazing time with all the activities you can do there. The price was not that high they didn't take advantage of us like other Egyptians guys so I recommend it... More 

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1 Thank Tareq S
sonestasharm, General Manager at Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write in with your thoughts and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here. We do try to ensure that each and every one of our valued guests feels that he or she is special - and you are. We all hope to see you again soon when we... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

hotel has beautiful surroundings and gardens, near all attractions and Naema bay The security guards useless or maybe they do something i don't know :D, plus they didn't let people pass thru the metal detector The room was good which has massive living room, bedroom, 2 bath rooms, dressing room, looked out over cactus pool, cleaned & changed towels every... More 

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1 Thank Mahmoud M
sonestasharm, General Manager at Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Mr Mahmoud, Thank you for the lovely review and for choosing the Sonesta Beach Resort for your vacation. There is no need to send a separate email to congratulate these members of staff as you have already done that and I will ensure that they read your kind words. I am very proud of the talented and hard-working team... More 

Cairo, Egypt
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The security guard was very hostile with me, plus he didn't let ppl pass thru the metal detector. followed me to the front desk to pick up a fight. when i complained the head of security started to pick up a fight on the phone saying his team is the best? how I don't know?! won't recommend this hotel at... More 

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2 Thank Taher M
sonestasharm, General Manager at Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am sorry to read that you were not happy about the security guard. You will understand that we have to take security very seriously in Sharm El Sheikh and that means that all people must pass through the security checks before entering the hotel and there can be no exceptions. If the guard dealt with this in... More 

Oslo, Norway
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

First time in Egypt, and i wasn't disappointed. Didn't really get the Egyptian experience, but that's not really what i went there for. Nice local room design, nice variety of food, nice beach and cute shisha bars by the boardwalk. Not really planning on going back. But if i do i wouldn't mind staying here again.

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Thank EJR91
sonestasharm, General Manager at Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, it's good to know that you would happily return to this hotel but we are a little disappointed to learn that Egypt wasn't really your cup of tea. However, if you wish to come back and enjoy our wonderful. year-round sunshine, the amazing coral and marine life as well as the excellent service from our dedicated staff, we... More 

Amman, Jordan
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129 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Excellent in all dimensions Huge and spacious Lots of varieties Near all attractions and Naema bay Food is not delicious Kids had fun I had massage and jakkozi Nice staff Cheap good rates from Dallas Several Restaurants Went there three times with family and still like it

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Thank JRDoq
sonestasharm, General Manager at Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am pleased that you liked the holiday and that your children enjoyed their time here too. It's so important that they are fully occupied as it means that mum and dad can relax too. We are very grateful for your review and we look forward to the pleasure of your company again soon. With kind regards, Medhat... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino Sharm El Sheikh, stretching across the sands of Naama Bay, overlooks the Red Sea and South Sinai desert and mountains. The resort's traditional Arabic domes and archways form a village-style ambiance. The resort offers a private beach for the world's best scuba diving in the Red Sea's legendary waters, and seven swimming pools for relaxing laps in the sun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino

Address: Naama Bay, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > South Sinai > Sharm El Sheikh
Price Range: $39 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino 5*
Number of rooms: 505
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Also Known As:
Sonesta Beach Resort And Casino
Sonesta Beach Hotel Sharm El Sheikh
Sonesta Sharm El-Sheikh
Sharm El-Sheikh Sonesta
Hotel Style:
#40 Family Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#41 Romantic Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#51 Top resorts Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#56 Spa Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#73 On the Beach Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#76 Luxury Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
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“Ask for pool view or room near to the beach .”
 of 5 bubbles Bill_S_TB, May 19, 2016 | Read review
“Simply request it politely and with good manners”
 of 5 bubbles msfayf, Nov 18, 2015 | Read review
“British tourists tend to prefer to be based near the Cactus Pool.”
 of 5 bubbles jfairless1, Nov 7, 2015 | Read review
“near the pool if possible”
 of 5 bubbles douglas123254, Oct 29, 2015 | Read review
“Cactus pool”
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