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“Great family weekend” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa

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Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
Ranked #2 of 134 Hotels in Manama
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great family weekend”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

Sofitel is a great spot to spend a weekend. Rooms are spacious and elegant. The bathroom was a surprise. What we loved most of all is the kids swimming pool and club. Our one year old baby had so much fun playing at the club with other kids and the clubs staff

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank HaifaEve
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Hotel M, . at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Dear Guest,

We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your weekend at Sofitel Bahrain.

Thank you very much for your comments with regards to our “Spacious and Elegant” rooms, our Kids Club and our swimming pool; we are very happy that you were able to enjoy our facilities and especially pleased that your baby was able to enjoy our Kids Club!

We look forward to welcoming you to Sofitel Bahrain again soon!

Sincerely,

Bert Plas
General Manager
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012

Elegant, sufisticated and the most friendly personnel I have met in the hotel business!!! This review goes to all the waiters, receptionists, cleaners, "car jockyes", chefs.... everybody that is doing the work to make this such a welcome hotel. Rooms are spacious and well designed. Facilities are the best, my kids enjoyed the kids club beyond words. The loby are well equipt. I can and will recomend this hotel to everyone that needs a great time with their family!! Sofitel, Bahrain, you will see me again!!!!!

Room Tip: Any room are excellent, all have sea view and pool view.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank zwiegies
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Hotel M, . at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for your excellent review of our hotel, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us!

We are very very happy that you were pleased with so many aspects of our hotel, particularly our Kids Club, Rooms and Lobby area.

I have shared your review with our management team in addition to our “waiters, receptionists, cleaners, "car jockyes" and Chefs” they were extremely happy with your kind
words and excellent feedback.

We very much look forward to welcoming you to Sofitel Bahrain again soon!

Sincerely,

Bert Plas
General Manager
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
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Abqaiq
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

An easy to find, very comfortable hotel ( rooms, beds,spa and gym) The food is very good, Friday brunch approx 29 bhd all you can eat plus alcohol. The beach and pool are excellent. All rooms have sea views. Minor things that could be improved: signs in the lift & corridoors( reception, restuarants etc). No milk provided for tea in the room. Majority of the staffs (waiters) their English is not very good.And if you drive your car to the hotel car park, be warned from the car park level there is no lift to the reception ( stairs or ramp - to carry your suitcases) But if you know- you can drive your car to the front reception entrance and staff will park your car. Be carefull when checking out as at times there is not allot of staff on and it can take 20 min+. Overall a very comfortable hotel.

Room Tip: Take milk with you for your room. Use courtesy car parking at entrance.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Chris M
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Hotel M, . at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa, responded to this review, September 26, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent stay in Bahrain and for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor.

We are very happy that you were pleased with our rooms, spa and gym and that you found our hotel to be a “comfortable hotel”. Thank you for your comments about our beach and pool, we hope that you also enjoyed the sea view!

Thank you very much for your comments with regards to the aspects of our hotel we could improve on, it is always very helpful to have feedback and we welcome both positive and negative feedback as this assists us in improving the quality of our hotel and the services provided within it.
We are unhappy that on this occasion that the service provided by our staff was not according to your expectations. In addition to this and with regards to the milk provided for tea and coffee in our rooms, it is with regret that we do not stock fresh milk in our guest rooms, we instead offer CoffeeMate due to logistical and food safety reasons.

We apologize for your delay whilst checking-out, during weekends we quite often experience a very high occupancy level within our hotel. We are constantly seeking ways to decrease the amount of time taken by Check-In\Check-Out and hope that in the future we will be able to offer better service in this regard.

We look forward to welcoming you to Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa again soon, thank you again for taking the time to post this review to Trip Advisor. Please do not hesitate to contact us on h6722-sl9@sofitel.com, we would be very happy to discuss further with you your experience whilst staying at our hotel.

Sincerely,

Bert Plas
General Manager
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
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Manama, Bahrain
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25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

This is one of the four 5 star hotelsin Bahrain that have a beach front. Located in Zallaq, its an area that is far from the city and makes a nice escape from all the noise and traffic that is faced in the city. The beach is very clean, and the sea also is clean and you can easily walk in it. The rooms are spacious and well furnshed.

I would recommend this hotel for all kind of travellers categories. In summer weekdays, the place was highly occupied, but on weekends its fully occupied.

As for the food, its not one of the best places to eat at. The buffet looks good, but the taste is average. I recommend driving 2 minutes to the closest MacDonalds or Fuddruckers for a nice quick meal. In addition, families can enjoy visiting Al Areen WIldlife park that is also close.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Bo-Alanood
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Hotel M, . at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa, responded to this review, September 23, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent break in Bahrain and for sharing your experiences on Trip Advisor.

We are pleased that you were happy with our location and found it to be a “Nice Escape”, we are also pleased that you found our Beach and Rooms according to your tastes.
We are deeply disappointed though that our restaurants were unable to satisfy your needs on this occasion. We hope that in the future we will be able to serve you better.
Please do contact us on h6722-sl9@sofitel.com, we would be most interested in discussing further your comments. All feedback we receive, both positive and negative is always helpful and assists us in the continuing process of increasing our quality of service.

Thank you again for posting your review on Trip Advisor.

Sincerely,

Bert Plas
General Manager
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
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bahrain
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49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

i went there to spend a weekend holiday with my kids its not close to the city but if someone wants to relax,they should go there.i had dinner at the Italian restaurant the food and the presentation was so good and had buffet breakfast wide selection to choose from..it was amazing with great service will recommended it strongly !

Room Tip: all the rooms are sea view,so no worries
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank raniaBahrain
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Hotel M, . at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa, responded to this review, September 19, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent weekend getaway, it was our pleasure to welcome you to Sofitel Bahrain.

We appreciate your review of our hotel and your taking the time to place it on Trip Advisor.

Our team is pleased that you were able to relax and enjoy your stay with us, we are glad that you enjoyed dinner in Fiamma, it’s one of our favorite restaurants as well, especially the Pizza!

We are also pleased that the breakfast was served according to your tastes, thank you very much for your positive comment about our service! We look forward to welcoming you back to Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa soon, please don’t hesitate to contact us on h6722-sl9@sofitel.com upon your next visit.

Sincerely,

Bert Plas
General Manager
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2012

The reason for no comment in the Spa was that we didin't bother using it.
This was lovely, so quiet, so peaceful a definate "fly and flop" location.
The hotel is lovely, rooms spacious, balconies overlook the beach.
The service was wonderful, understated and calming
We will definately be going back

The only minus is that the surroundings, are restricted on one sound and being developed on the other. You can't walk to see anything. However we did easily hire a car and explored the island and the nearby F1 Race track

Room Tip: All rooms face the seaZella
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank hlbranch
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Hotel M, . at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa, responded to this review, September 11, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa for your recent stay in Bahrain.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our hotel, thank you for your positive comments with regards to our hotel design and the quality of service provided by our Ambassadors.

We are sorry that our hotel surroundings weren’t to your liking but pleased again that you were able to hire a car to explore the island.

We look forward to welcoming you to Sofitel Bahrain again soon!

Sincerely,

Bert Plas
General Manager
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
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Manama, Al Manamah, Bahrain
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2012

Good morning I would like to share this reveiw about the Sofitel Hotel in Bahrain. We were fortunate to be invited to the Ramadan tent during the last few days of Ramadan. The Decor was amazing and the food just wonderful. The staff were super I have been for coffee since the event and this was also very good. I Highly reccommend this Hotel for its Ambiance, Staff Decor and Food well done Sofitel!!! I will certainly come back and visit you again!

Kind regards

Clare

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Clare H
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Hotel M, . at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa, responded to this review, September 18, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your visit to our hotel and for posting your review on Trip Advisor.
We are very pleased that you were able to experience our Ramadan Tent and that you enjoyed your visits to our hotel.

Thank you for sharing your many positive experiences in this review, especially your experience of how our “staff were super”, this always serves as a great motivation for us to keep on pushing forward towards excellence in terms of both service and quality.

We very much look forward to welcoming you back to Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa again soon!

Sincerely,

Bert Plas
General Manager
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
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Property: Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
Address: 105 Zallaq Highway, Building 2015 | Block 1055, Zallaq, Manama, Bahrain
Phone Number:
Location: Bahrain > Manama
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Manama
#1 Family Hotel in Manama
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manama
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manama
#2 Romantic Hotel in Manama
#5 Business Hotel in Manama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 262
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa offers guests a paradise setting to enjoy an idyllic stay with spectacular views over the Arabian Gulf. The hotel is an exclusive resort catering to both leisure and business travelers and offers the uniqueness of a luxurious location amidst views of the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf. Sofitel Bahrain celebrates the Kingdom’s legendary hospitality with a French flair and is the first hotel within the GCC countries to offer the unique relaxation of Thalassotherapy. The Thalassa Sea & Spa at Sofitel Bahrain covers 2,000 square meters on two floors; the complex features 14 treatment rooms utilizing marine based products to offer a unique series of Thalassotherapy treatments, massages and wellness programmes. Guests of the Thalassa Sea & Spa can also enjoy a seawater hydrotherapy pool, a freshwater pool, saunas, steam rooms, a hairdresser for men and a beauty salon for women, as well as a Yoga & Pilates studio. Sofitel Bahrain offers 262 rooms and suites, combining comfort and elegance and offering lavish furnishings with breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf. Within the hotel are 28 suites including 21 Prestige Suites, 6 rooftop Opera suites each offering a private terrace and infinity pool and one Royal Suite complete with a Jacuzzi, private terrace, infinity pool and a uniquely regal design and furnishings. The hotel offers a large swimming pool complete with a swim-up pool bar situated adjacent to its private beach and 5 restaurants. Located on Zallaq Beach 5 minutes from the Bahrain International Circuit, 25 minutes from the heart of Manama and 30 minutes from the Bahrain International Airport, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa offers the perfect location for a relaxed vacation away from the city or a luxurious vacation with convenient access to the city. ... more   less 
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