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Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh
Ranked #3 of 231 Hotels in Sharm El Sheikh
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Such a lovely holiday staying at this Hotel...we were there for 12ngts and despite not being happy with our initial room, we were swiftly moved the next morning to a much better view for the "sea view" room we were paying for. I cannot speak highly enough about this resort and its staff, especially the lifeguards at the snorkelling jetty!! The spectacular location & the gorgeous main pool with its piped music were amazing...with one of our hilights being the complimentary icy cold smoothies & iced towels that were circulated poolside each day. The other pool in the complex was much quieter and all though it had its own swim up pool bar, it lacked the atmosphere and position of the main pool. We went at the end of July, so it was very quiet, due to being almost the hottest time of year and most days averaged around 42 degrees, but we managed to sit out in the sun, though our 3 girls (14, 11, 7) found enough to amuse themselves, from snorkelling, dolphin spotting boat trips, water sofa rides, tennis, the hotels own beach or the kids club. There were a variety of day trips you could do also, we particular found the Sinai Desert Safari interesting, in which we also tagged on, Stargazing in the Desert on to it.
They dont miss you with the price of food & drinks but that is to be expected of a 5 star hotel anywhere these days...but they more than make up for it in their standard of service and would highly recommend this hotel and hope that we are lucky enough to return there one day!!

Room Tip: For a family of five, we had a 2brm Sea view, and had an extra bed brought in...ask for a high floor...
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

Overall we had a very enjoyable holiday. We were staying during the two busiest weeks of the year and there were very obvious stresses on parts of the hotel. We becme increasingly annoyed that there was a shortage of umbrellas and the beach staff repeatedly asked to remove ours!! Unless we got to beach by 7a.m.(!!) sun beds were unavailable. This is not acceptable in a hotel of this standing. We had to endure clients arguing about the above issues, sometimes getting very upset and angry. Similar (if not worse ) issues applied to the swimming pool areas.
Otherwise the service and food were very good and I would probably stay again.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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4  Thank Mike F
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

So its a father and his 4 and half year old daughter trip - just the two of us.........Now in my experience the perfect holiday for such a child is very simply. They want a pool, some friends, perhaps a blow up pool toy, goggles, the occasional meal ( something they know - baked beans on toast for instance ) and if poss they'd like to stay up late ! Any hotel in Sharm can give this.......however, what every other hotel in Sharm can't give is what "Daddy" wants as well, a couple of pools to choose from , one with a bar at the end, comfy sun-beds, great selection of restaurants with first class food,top service from well trained staff , a safe envoirment , babysitting service if required, lovely well kept grounds and snorkelling from a private jetty to the reef below - me and my daughter, first time , unforgettable . The hotel is very proud of its Four Seasons Kids Club and wasn't long before my daughter had met a "new best friend' and was off doing something everyday. We both had a blast - and THATS the Four Seasons difference. Would we go again - of course, we'll be there next year. There's only so many years that a daughter will WANT to go away with their Dad - make the most of that time - Take her here.

Room Tip: The room choice really depends "which" of the two pools you prefer and /or if you want the...
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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6  Thank FreelancePaul
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

The stay at the Four Seasons was more than fantastic. The resort is certainly the best we have every stayed in terms of service, ambiance, and quality of detail. From our arrival in an Audi luxury vehicle equipped with chilled water, we arrived to a warm welcome followed by a tasty guava-mint juice and a warm wet towel. We were greeted by the receptionist, who took us to our room in a golf cart. Oh ya, they even upgraded our room to premium sea-front room!

 

The hotel is on multiple levels, geographically speaking, with the beach and the very bottom and quite a few steps to reach the bottom. There is a private hotel tram that takes us all the way down there! Although the beach does not have smooth sand, it compensates that with lounge chairs throughout the beach, which itself has multiple levels.

 

The first 30 meters of the sea is hard coral and rocks so its inaccessible to people, but there are 2 jetties that goes over them where you can plunge into the cool Red Sea. It is a paradise garden down there. Right in the hotel seafront you can swim with the fish, while viewing the amazing colors of the corals of the Red Sea. Every day, you would see employees handing out cool towels, complimentary miniature dates, and sometimes drinks.

 

The beaches are split on different levels, not all of them have a sea front. There are however quite a few steps to navigate, which can get tiresome sometimes. The pool, perhaps, needs a bit of a refurbishment. It's not that deep and can get quite filled with debris from the trees and plants. Otherwise it is fine.

The breakfast is amazing served in 2 restaurants. Selection is large and certainly tasty.

 

The rooms are large, with a generously sized sitting area and a private terrace with 2 chairs and a table. The bathrooms are spacious, with a separate shower, bathtub, and toilet seat room.

 

Oh yea, the Four Seasons Sharm are interacting with guests via twitter! They are there to reply to your tweets and inquiries.

 

Although it did not bother us a lot, but there could be improvements to the hotel such as: allowing taxis to enter all the way to the reception area, having more sea activities (this hotel does not offer trips to Ras Mohammed for example. Other than that, nothing should be changed!

 

I will certainly visit this hotel again and once again thank each and every one of the friendly employees there.

  • Stayed: October 2012
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Reviewed November 4, 2012

We went with high expectations due to personal recommendations and of course previous trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed. Having been used to brilliant experiences at the One& Only and Oberoi resorts we were keen to compare the Four Seasons experience and this is certainly on a par.

In terms of general observations we would make the following;

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1) Overall friendliness of the staff who were always keen to assist and with a smile. It would be wrong to single out individuals (although there were many) as the quality of experience is not only down to the front line staff but extends to the pool attendants, housekeeping, gardeners, maintenance etc
2) Sunbeds and towels were top drawer quality.
3) Room service who always responded quickly and positively to any requests.
4) The sheer beauty of the resort in terms of layout, ambience, landscaping, quality of materials used etc......this was in stark contrast to all other hotels in Sharm which appeared functional.
5) All guests had complimentary limousine transfers to/from the airport...a real treat!
6) As we had a late pm departure from hotel we had the flexibility of keeping our room which took the pressure off.
7) Even at half term and with 100 % occupancy the resort exuded calm and tranquility.
8) Food - very good but not mind blowing for the price and expectations of the resort.

Cons
1) No complimentary wifi (available in many other 4 or 5 star resorts)
2) The "famous" retail shop which was limited in terms of shopping - poor choice of clothing and other purchases that were available.
3) We think the Four Seasons is missing a trick compared to the Oberoi for instance which encourage guests not to tip but to make an end of visit "tip" which is put into a pool to be split between all staff. We tipped individuals but are very conscious many staff behind the scenes who contribute so much but who inevitably miss out
4) No iPod docking stations in rooms- not sure whether these are available though in the top end villas and suites?
5) Whilst we enjoyed the Tagine in the Arabesque restaurant we expected this to be served in an actual Tagine and not brought to the table on a plate.....only a detail but when you have had the real McCoy then you know the difference!
6) Leaving.....there were no instructions in the room as to what time your luggage would be collected and when the car would be available......we had to check all details ourselves.
7) The hotel rules allow Sunbeds to be reserved for 2 hours.....this was abused by many and if you did not get down by 7am then all prime sites were taken....in fact most of the prime beach beds appeared reserved well before then with many guests not showing up until late morning. This caused several fracas amongst the guests!
8) A perennial problem of all hotels is the ineffective hair dryers....my wife has yet to find a decent one!

In summary, Four Seasons fully deserves its status as the no 1 resort in Sharm...probably by a country mile. The high price of drinks and food have been well documented elsewhere .....not helped by the high additional taxes imposed by the authorities! A useful tip allowing for this is to divide the bill by 6 and not say 8 (UK exchange rates). A more realistic view is that lowering these a little would mean more bottles of wine would be purchased rather than glasses!

Would we come back......in a heartbeat!......will we come back then definitely. We came for the chill out and got so much more. There is little else in the vicinity.....a tacky Soho Square and Nama Bay have to be visited to make you realise how good it is to come home to the Four Seasons!

Room Tip: Most rooms are two storey and to get maximum sun and views do not select the ground floor.
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

the hotel is not the usual Fourseason quality rooms need overhaul - but overall the hotel is well run the staff are helpful and available and the rooms are clean. One of the best places to stay in sharm and very close to airport

for a family resort it has a terrible kids club, you would never leave your kids - hope they build a real Kids for all seasons

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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1  Thank Leena K
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

My partner and I stayed at the Four Seasons between 20th and 25th October. We booked through Last Minute because we were only staying for a short period and they were able to find flights and a hotel easily. In hindsight we should have booked independently. We got to the hotel to find that our booking, although paid for in full when booked, had not been passed on to the Four Seasons hotel. We were eventually given a room but had to give our credit card details with the possibility of paying twice. We spent about an hour on the phone to Last minute and were told by the assistant manager of the Four seasons that he would try to sort the problem out during our stay. He told us that the same thing had also happened the previous week. On the night before our departure we received our bill which included the price of the room again. I then spent another hour on the phone to Last minute and eventually they paid the money to the hotel. Whilst the assistant manager of the Four Seasons was very friendly, I doubt that he tried very hard to help us and we got the impression that he wasn't very worried because the room would be paid for using our credit card in any event.

The hotel itself was wonderfully relaxing and the staff in general were so friendly and helpful. We would definitely return to this hotel. Just a warning for anyone booking through Lastminute. Double check your booking before you leave !!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh

Address: 1 Four Seasons Boulevard | Sinai Peninsula, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > South Sinai > Sharm El Sheikh
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#3 Luxury Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#3 Romantic Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#15 Business Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Price Range: $238 - $759 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh 5*
Number of rooms: 136
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rare among international sun destinations: a desert-and-sea hideaway - combining the Sinai Desert's guaranteed year-round sunshine and sand-swept landscapes with the Red Sea's turquoise waves and world-class diving. Four Seasons welcomes guests to Sharm El Sheikh's most complete resort: an oasis of lush greenery, swimming and spa, where authentic Egyptian traditions come to life with thoughtfully personalised care. ... more   less 
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