We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Blue Reef Marsa Alam: ruined and dreadful looking”

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Blue Reef Red Sea Resort
Ranked #34 of 68 Hotels in Marsa Alam
Reviewed December 10, 2011

Spent a single night over this 4 (???) stars resort. The room had very (very very) poor quality. We've been missing the tap water all the night long and the bathroom was terribly stinking.
The reception didn't help at all while we pointed out these discomforts
the buffet restaurant had the same poor quality of the room.
Beautiful landscape and beach

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Scubessa
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (1,338)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

58 - 64 of 1,338 reviews

Reviewed November 1, 2011

Blue Reef hotel is a very good choice if you plan a dive trip or a quiet holiday in Marsa Alam.The resort is small, very clean,with a beautiful garden and built in arabian stlye.Rooms are big,comfy,have a terrace with a nice sea /pool view.The house reef is amazing,the long beach very clean .If you want to reach the drop off to the house reef,you need to walk a little , but it is worth.(don't forget to wear shoes)Dive spots around Marsa Alam are 'a must' for every diver.(dugongs,giant turtles,barracudas,dolphins,sharks).The dive center is just in front of the hotel,the people there very nice ,friendly and polite.The food was very good(don't forget to check every evening the BBQ corner).Everything was fresh ,clean and delicious.Missed vegetables at the breakfast tough,but they were in a huge amount at lunch and dinner.Bottled water was not included(you can buy it at the bar or at the shop just in front of the hotel) No,WIFI ,only one computer with internet access in the lobby.Hotel staff,very nice,polite and friendly.All in one ,I had a very nice stay and I would recommend this hotel to family with kids,divers ,but it isn't really a holiday place for young travellers(a little bit boring at nights).

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
5  Thank scubi_blue
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 28, 2011

i was there for a diving trip. the diving center in the resort is small but people working there were nice and really willing to help. unfortunately we were few divers and was not possible to arrange dives in elphistone, but the dives arranged were anyhow good. the resort is small, nice and clean, and has a really nice reef in front of. unfortunately you have to walk in the water for more than 10 minutes to reach the drop off (remember to take a pair of shoes to be used there, rocks and fishes are not really nice under feet...). real con: italian animation was too noisy.

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
2  Thank Kiowa78
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 27, 2011

The hotel is a normal one with nice and really clean rooms and dependencies. Is situated directly to the Red Sea beach. I stayed here for one night because I came from Aswan in the way to Hurghada. I paid for a double room with half board included directly to the reception 60 EUR / night. The room had a nice sea and swimming pool view, It was realy big with a nice terace and with a big bathroom. There are two swimming pools, hotel have a private beach and parking for free. The food was average but we find something to eat and drink.

  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
2  Thank Candin
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago
Google Translation

  • Stayed: May 2017, traveled as a couple
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank ilovetuttich
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago
Google Translation

  • Stayed: October 2017, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Service
Thank Sandra J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Google Translation

Room Tip: Zdecydowanie pokoje na parterze,wyjśce bez pośrednio na plaże raptem 30 metrów
See more room tips
  • Stayed: December 2016, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Service
Thank Kasia W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Marsa Alam hotels
50.1 mi away
Dreams Beach Marsa Alam
Dreams Beach Marsa Alam
#36 of 68 in Marsa Alam
718 reviews
0.0 mi away
Resta Club Marina View Port Ghalib
1.7 mi away
Brayka Bay Reef Resort
Brayka Bay Reef Resort
#7 of 68 in Marsa Alam
1,290 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.8 mi away
Elphistone Resort
Elphistone Resort
#28 of 68 in Marsa Alam
1,440 reviews
50.3 mi away
Coral Hills Resort Marsa Alam
Coral Hills Resort Marsa Alam
#38 of 68 in Marsa Alam
582 reviews
2.9 mi away
Aurora Bay Resort
Aurora Bay Resort
#23 of 68 in Marsa Alam
1,335 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Blue Reef Red Sea Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Blue Reef Red Sea Resort

Address: 20 km North of Marsa Alam City | 40 KM South of RMF, Marsa Alam, Egypt
Phone Number:
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Marsa Alam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#18 Spa Hotel in Marsa Alam
#21 Top resorts Hotel in Marsa Alam
#26 Family Hotel in Marsa Alam
#26 On the Beach Hotel in Marsa Alam
#30 Luxury Hotel in Marsa Alam
Price Range: $41 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Reef Red Sea Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 170
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
WIFI is Extra Charge ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Booking.com, getaroom.com, Orbitz, TripOnline SA and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Blue Reef Red Sea Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Blue Reef Red Sea Hotel Marsa Alam
Blue Reef Hotel
Blue Reef Marsa Alam

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing