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Tiran Island Hotel
Ranked #101 of 231 Hotels in Sharm El Sheikh
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“fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

we were at the hotel from the 6th january 2013 and stayed for 2 weeks,i was a bit wary of some of the things posted on here as to cleanliness...well i can say thats their opinion but we couldn't fault it one bit,the staff were totally amazing and the room cleaned every day,we felt very welcome we didn't have any health problems at all as for the lobby bar they were fantastic..we feel we have made very nice friends who couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome,we are definatley coming back,but would like to say hany,tall mohamed,zakaria,asmaa made us feel like friends and not visitors it was like home from home..and jess and sam who do animation were great and made us join in with the games which they made fun and made us laugh alot,from our experience we have no second thoughts we are definately going back but with family aswell

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

The weather was 30 degrees in January ! Amazing ! The rooms were basic but clean. The food was fine but no variety , whatever you had for tea you had for lunch the next day. The pool is large . Ten minutes to the beach which is gorgeous . There are two restaurants within the hotel they advertise that they are free but you have to pay for them. They also claim free wifi but you have to also pay. Most of the staff are very friendly but beg for tips everyday. The pool bar is good but we had ice that had a frozen fly in it and they don't keep lids on drinks and are covered in flies.They say you can request a room eg double bed but they don't use that information we booked a double room and had a single bed. The entertainment is good

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Tiran_Island_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at Tiran Island Hotel, responded to this review, January 24, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us at Tiran Island Hotel.

We are pleased to hear that the Egyptian sun warmed your spirits and you enjoyed the entertainment and pool bar facilities.

All of the bottles are covered with speed pourers and our Bars Managers has been informed to ensure that no bottles are left without lids.

You do not mention who you booked with or where you saw the advertisment for free wifi and free ala carte restaurants, however, all our main agents websites are checked and nowhere do we advertise these facilities as free of charge. If you could please forward me the details of where you saw this advertised for free I can ensure that it is removed.

With regards to 'requesting' a double bed this is as it suggests, a request only and therefore dependent upon availability which means it is not a guarantee however we will always try to accommodate your wishes where possible.

We would love to welcome you again so you can see any improvements or changes we may have made so please do contact me on shellie.wilson@tiranislandsharm.com

WIth best regards
Shellie Wilson
Quality Control & Guest Relations Manager
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Helensburgh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

Just returned from a 4 week stay at this hotel and overall had a really good holiday. The hotel is in need of some TLC however the room we were in was roomy and clean with towels changed daily. The staff were excellent, always willing to do all they could to make you welcome. The food was OK but repetitive. On the down side there was a very high proportion of Russians the majority of whom were pushy and rude. The hotel is also pretty isolated requiring a bus or taxi trip to get to shops, bars or restaurants.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2013

after reading some resent reviews we were expecting the worst. but found the hotel ok, yes is not a four star but for what you pay its fine.rooms cleaned every day,towels also changed every day.not a great choice of food but could always fined something to eat now to the drinks one word unpalatale (alcoholic) non alcoholic ok.maybe if they up graded the local beverages
thered be less complaints.staff always happy to help would i return probably

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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Tiran_Island_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at Tiran Island Hotel, responded to this review, January 26, 2013
Dear Valued Guest ,

Greetings from Tiran Island Hotel!

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us.

We are happy to hear that on the whole you enjoyed your holiday. The room cleaners work hard to make your stay comfortable as do all our staff here.

I have passed your comments on to the Food & Beverage Manager about the local alcohol for him to investigate although we do use the most popular brand supplied to the majority of hotels in Sharm El Sheikh.

We would love to welcome you again to our hotel and if you decide to return then please do contact me at shellie.wilson@tiranislandsharm.net.

With best regards
Shellie Wilson
Quality Control & Guest Relations Manager
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

This was my second time at this hotel which i visited previously in May 2011 we had a decent time then and decided that we would like to go back although most of the staff had changed since my last visit, i found that the majority of staff where helpful and pleasant.
Food is always an issue for me when i go on holiday as i am fussy but was surprised to see that the food choice had got better since my last stay i think breakfast which is the main meal of the day could do with revamping as i found myself only having omelettes in the morning which were always well prepared. I always find this hotel to be clean throughout and the rooms a good size and always cleaned at a decent time and to a good standard. The part of the beach that is linked to the hotel is good but the bar could do with an upgrade and the sound system too as the hotel next door starts using theirs around 11am and always seems to drown out ours. A quick word on the animation team that was there this time they were good but not as good as the ones that were their the last time i visited.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

Had a really nice week at Tiran Island Hotel. The room was large and nice. The food was good. Short distance to the beach. Nice pool, just a little cold. and those who worked there were friendly and helpful. Just a little dry humor. But what made the trip from good to really nice was the staff of Luna Sol animation team. They always had a smile and would always talk or do something. Good dancers were also :) Remember especially Sam, he was outstanding. Felt they were more friends who wanted to help us, than someone who worked there. Although they worked around the clock, it felt like. Thank you! :)

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

Myself & my 2 teenagers Returned on the 26/12/12 after a 14 night stay. First impressions on arrival were good, the room size was ok for the 3 of us a cleaner did a good job and changed the sheets regular. Clean towels daily that he took the time to make marvelous animals and flowers with. The Lobby area is kept clean at all times and the bar opened at 10.30am till 11pm. The hotel was very busy on the second week and we did feel every night the bar went on a go slow prior to the charge for drinks starting at 11pm. No Russians are allowed to drink in the Lobby bar without charge. Additional bar staff definitely required from 9.30pm - 11pm as at times the wait was rather long. The pool area is lovely and kept clean, however they do need to manage some residents who decide to not adhere to the no glass at the pool rule! for obvious reasons. YES the pool is breathtaking cold and can not be heated as they do not have the facilities to heat the pool, so if you want a warm pool don't go to this hotel. The sea however is beautiful and warm. The main restaurant is the main area for improvement, at first it was ok, we found it a little disappointing as 2 previous years where we stayed was great but it cost quite a lot more so I was prepared to accept that price comparison is was acceptable. BUT as the hotel got busier the service got worse and worse. Yes the Russians have different habits which we found rude but I can honestly say we just ignored it, live and let live. One morning the breakfast service was just totally unacceptable and we had a week to go so enough was enough, a few of us got together and had a meeting with Mr Salah the director of food and beverages. We got various English guests names and room numbers (strength in numbers) along with photos of empty trays, no coffee, no cups, not one clean table etc etc and showed him. Mr Salah was very dissapointed and said he had previously been on holiday and since his return been very busy arranging the xmas gala. So he asked for a chance to sort it out and gave us his word at lunch it would be better. Shock horror a man true to his word, we went up a lunch to a different restaurant, more staff, the food presentation and amount was a lot better, all tables clean and set, more cups and glasses, everything had been improved as well as the cleanliness (not to my standard but better). We said the next challenge was to maintain it. Mr Salah was present on and off during all the meals times to make sure things did not slip back. So I would recommend that if you choose to go and things are not right to ask to speak to a manager and they will address it, Mr Salah really wants the English to have a good time while there and is passionate about his work. Big question is would we go back, my kids had a fantastic time even with lack of food choice the animation team were fantastic with them. Myself on the other hand, after been home for a couple of days YES i would catch the next flight if I could. We miss been on holiday and the staff and other guests were all great! Price comparison 3 of us £1500 14 nights airport parking and insurance BARGAIN previous years it cost me double!!
p.s - To Tiran customer services, the beach bar needs some attention compared to the other beautiful ones you see at the other hotels! New table and chairs and major cleaning of the toilets!

Room Tip: 2234 it was a sea view but not a pool, the sun on an afternoon
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Tiran Island Hotel
Address: Montazah, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > South Sinai > Sharm El Sheikh
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #101 of 231 Hotels in Sharm El Sheikh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Tiran Island Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 335
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in one of Sharm el Sheik's finest locations in the heart of Montazah, the Resort is able to offer an outstanding vacation, diving and conference experience. The luxurious four-star Tiran Hotel features 335 rooms and suites with sea, pool, garden and mountain views, two restaurants, including an Indian specialty restaurant Opening October 1st 2009), three bars, an extensive landscaped outdoor pool and children's pool, a kids club, an ampitheatre, a business centre, an internet café and a spacious conference hall with adjoining syndicate rooms. The Tiran Hotel has its own private beach featuring relaxation facilities, dining and a Bedouin tent. ... more   less 
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