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Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

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Dubai Al Ain Road | Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Murqquab, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a Bedouin suite for one night to celebrate my friend’s Birthday (we were three guests in total) Due to a misunderstanding over the phone it was not communicated to me that it will cost Dh1,200 EXTRA (on top of the 2,758 that I already paid) for the third guest—I only found out after driving over 50km to the... More 

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marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Noor, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the resort. We are disappointed to read that you experience did not meet you expectations from the extra charge, to the dirty pool and the food offerings. We have made a remark of the same and are currently taking this up with management as we greatly... More 

Delaware USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ultra luxury tent in the desert. Spent one night in the desert with the wife. Enjoyed a sunset camel ride in the dunes. Had a romantics dinner on the private patio adjacent to our tent attended by our own butler (next to our own pool). This tent had all the in-room luxuries one might expect in a luxury hotel. We... More 

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marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ppiraino, Thank you for your wonderful comments on your stay at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed every bit of your stay from the sunset camel ride to the romantic dinner on the deck to all the in-room luxuries. We look forward to your next visit. With the... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coz i booked this during EID vacations, i paid more then what i should have! Rooms were ok, had issues with Air condition and Pool was not clean when i arrived and it is not temperature controlled pool! this time of the year pool is mostly warm! Staff were very courteous and service was good. Only one restaurant in the... More 

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marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gopinath, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the resort. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the service provided by our ambassadors and thank you for giving your feedback on the rooms, pools and restaurant offerings we are taking this into consideration as we always aim to better the experience for our... More 

Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a 2 night weekend stay in May for my husbands birthday. We've stayed in a few private pools in the region and I enjoyed this one a lot. Another point for travelers. This is a hideaway resort, do not expect to stay here and visit the nearby city or get any shopping done. 2 or 3 nights... More 

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marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Meems, Thank you for your wonderful comment on your stay at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa. We are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable time at the resort from the private suite, to the facilities in the room and the food served at the restaurant. Thank you for your comment regarding the lighting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the price tag! Food was out of this world only small improvement would be to have more sun in private pool as they are fully shaded but I loved my experience would love to go back by far one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Activities great added extra this place is unreal....

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marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Michaela, Thank you for your wonderful comment on your stay at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa. We are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable time at the resort from the food to the private pool and the desert activities. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. with the warmest... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel. Very well maintained Out at the desert. It was a nice drive. Not very far from the main city. Hotel has a free parking if you want to take your car up to the resort. Villa had a pool, very private facing the open desert. You get ghazals running around sometimes. Pool is temperature controlled. Food is so... More 

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marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Khaled, Thank you for your wonderful comments on your stay at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa. We are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay at the resort from the food to the room with private pool and the wildlife running around. We look forward to your next stay with us in the... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a "special" summer offer of EUR 500 with breakfast - one week after the stay I was told my stay would not count towards my spg account. I feel cheated. Rooms are scenic with outlook into desert but need renovation. Dinner extremely overcharged.

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marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ewillam, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the resort. We are disappointed to read that you expectations were not met during your stay at Al Maha. We are currently investigating the matter and appreciate your feedback. With the warmest regards, Anu van der Sande More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our 25th wedding anniversary and we were looking for an exclusive treat so we checked on a few 5 star properties and ended up booking at Al Maha. What a surprise. The service was impeccable. They made us feel like royal. They also gave us a cake for our special occasion. The suite lacked nothing. The food with... More 

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marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Oztrvlr, Thank you for your wonderful comment on your stay at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa. We are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable 25th wedding anniversary with us, from the rooms to the food in the restaurant and the service provided by our associates. We look forward to your next visit at... More 

United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic resort in the middle of the desert! Units are secluded each with a private pool making you feel as if you are the only person there-besides the competent and friendly staff just a quick call away. We truly loved our stay, even in the summer heat and did not leave our private villa. RECOMMENDATION: Have all your meals delivered... More 

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marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear DeWitt, Thank you for your wonderful comments on your stay at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa. We are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay at the resort from the private pools and the service provided by our ambassadors. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. With the warmest... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It;s just remarkable. Such good value for your money, considering your receiving your own private villa. You feel a million miles away from home here, and you can't beat sleeping under the stars (literally). I love the fact all the accommodations have their own private pools and there are oryx everywhere! I went for the falconry experience, and cannot way... More 

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marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Monu, Thank you for your wonderful comments on your stay at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa. We are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay from the moment your arrived to your private villa, the private pools and the free roaming wildlife. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exclusive Hotel designed to resemble a traditional Bedouin encampment - Set within a 25-sq.-kilometer desert conservation reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Address: Dubai Al Ain Road | Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Murqquab, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Murqquab
Price Range: $585 - $1,993 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Al Maha Desert Hotel Dubai
Al Maha Desert Dubai
Al Maha Desert Resort
Al Maha Resort
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