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Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai

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Exclusive hotel designed to resemble a traditional Bedouin encampment - set within a 25-sq.-kilometer desert conservation reserve.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Adult pool
Airport Transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport31 mi
Dubai Airport35 mi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The resort is in a remote location - so remote that it involved an 8km sand track off the main route to get to. Along the majority of that track, it was just endless sand with some small dunes. Part way through, we were greeted...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from marketing1901, Public Relations Manager at Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, DubaiResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alex, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My reservation was changed from full-board including activities to "room only". No response to my requests sent via email. Based on other Tripadvisor reviews, the same happend to many other guests as well and the only response to this from Al Maha is "copy and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
12  Thank thomasstadler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you will see from the reviews, many folks have had issues with SPG Rewards. The resort IS full board and there are NO other choices for F&B, so therefore this HAS to be a full board deal. We also had issues with bookings and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank spencermit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked October 9, all bookings prior to Dec. 11 should be full board. Terms changed to only room. Communication with this hotel is non-existent. In-between, there was also a point where it showed a reservation cost of 9000aed instead of 240,000 Marriott points. Honestly,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
11  Thank Storyteller587643
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How can they just change the terms of the redemption reservations just like that? At least come up with an official announcement or notifications. would suggest you change back to the original terms and give a timeline to change to the new terms and not...More

Date of stay: December 2018
8  Thank Jing Xiang M
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karlc576
January 14, 2019|
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Response from Patricia W | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t use points but read a review where breakfast had been given after the guy complained. You don’t really need full board as breakfast is so substantial. You could order extra and keep it in the fridge for lunch! We... More
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turtlewiz
January 10, 2019|
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Response from V6783GVmonicas | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry i dont know. There were kids at the resort but not sire tge policy
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Hayley R
September 3, 2018|
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Response from AAtari | Reviewed this property |
If you already have booking with the resort they will pick you up, if not Taxi or uber is the best way to go.
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"Bedouin Suites are beautiful!!!!!!"
V6783GVmonicas
1 week ago
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"Check your reservation! Mabye the hotel changed your booking without informing you."
thomasstadler
1 week ago
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"If you are going to book on award points expect to pay $800+ a day for full board and activities to be..."
golfguy0226
2 weeks ago
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"Avoid points redemption from now on plz"
strygywr
2 weeks ago
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PRICE RANGE
$905 - $3,055 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United Arab EmiratesEmirate of DubaiDubaiMurqquab
NUMBER OF ROOMS
42
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