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Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

When booking consider carefully the viability of the full board package - yes it is an all you can eat buffett but it only allows you access to one restaurant - Al Waha. The quality of the buffett left much to be desired given the cost. Raw chicken nuggetts had to be returned. 'Hard boiled' eggs were runny. You will...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear DubaiCakeHouse, I was very sorry to learn of your concerns and at the outset would like to offer my sincere apologies for the disappointment you have expressed. Your feedback is extremely valuable and we truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to deliver exceptional service in the future and to correct our flaws....

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

My wife and I wanted to experience the REAL desert but from the comfort and safety of decent accommodation. The hotel setting in the middle of the Liwa addressed the REAL desert requirement. The hotels hard working and most courteous staff made us most welcome. The accommodation was comfortable with the desert view from the balcony all we could have...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear O342DJwilliams, I am delighted to know that you had a brilliant holiday with us and that we were able to provide a tranquil and relaxing break. Please allow me to thank you for your kind words and most especially for your compliments on the hospitality service you have received from my team. I will of course share your praises...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Stayed in this hotel with my friend for three days in a pool villa in july. Because of the heat, you cannot probably do as many things outside than in other seasons, but there are still lots of things to do. This resort is definitevely unique because of its location in the middle of the desert. See the sun going...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear Mani07, Thank you for your splendid review and for giving us the opportunity to provide you with our best services and hospitality. It was a true pleasure to know how the resort and the associates exceeded your expectations. We look forward of welcoming you back for another memorable holiday. Yours sincerely, Patrick Both General Manager

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Amazing setting, luxury at its best, Exceptional service, friendly staff, great food, everything exceeded expectations. The Rooms were tastefully decorated and designed, big round bath tub, soft fresh linens and pillows. great housekeeping, restaurant service and in-room dining. Pool side bar n restaurant... everything you ask for... and get pampered.

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear GoodCompanion, Thank you for your kind words. My team and I are delighted that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that our team was up to your satisfaction. You kind comments are greatly appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Yours sincerely, Patrick Both General Manager

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 25 September 2015

In the midst of unforgiving Desert stands this 5***** Desert Resort that awes you from the moment you leave the highway and tread along the road paved for the resort... The mighty dunes mesmerize you with their sheer beauty and smooth curves and formations... You reach the Resorts foyer and you receive a warm welcome from every staff be it...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear GoodCompanion, Our great appreciation for your lovely review. I am pleased to know how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We really appreciate you for sharing your amazing experience and glad you found our location to be ideal and that your room met your expectations. As Anantara resort, it is our passion that every guest leaves the hotel...

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Reviewed 24 September 2015

The drive from Abu Dhabi to Qasr Al Sarab is about 2 hours but as you get closer to the resort the landscape starts to get exciting with vast areas of desert and passing Camels. When you get to the first turn off the main road to the resort the road narrows and sweeps through the sand dunes. It is...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear waterford100, It was a pleasure to have you at Qasr Al Sarab and we thank you for taking out time to share your feedback through Tripadvisor. I am extremely pleased to know that you had a wonderful stay with us. Your gracious comments about the team will surely be shared with them. It is always a great encouragement and...

Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This hotel is lovely, rooms were very spacious and well appointed, staff extremely attentive, and all restaurants were quite nice. We did the sunrise camel ride (5:30 am), and it was excellent. Since we were at the hotel in September, when desert temps were quite high in the daytime, the sunrise camel ride was perfect. Not too hot but gorgeous...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear VJSinFL, Thank you for sharing with us your amazing experience about your recent stay at Qasr Al Sarab. I have read with pleasure your positive comments about your overall experience and that we were able to provide you a wonderful holiday. Your remarkable praises for my team will surely will be shared with them. It will be a great...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

I'll start off by saying I visited this Resort with 12 other travel agents from Australia. To say we were impressed is an understatement. This property is nothing short of amazing. Located a 2 hour bus drive from Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Sarab is an oasis in the middle of the Empty Quarter. Ill start with check in being quick...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear YourAussieAgent, Thank you for the time you took to post a review following your recent stay, it is sincerely appreciated. I was very pleased to know how much you enjoyed your visit and we are very happy to learn how impressed you were with the resort. Rest assured that your lovely comments will be shared with the entire team....

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Get to Qasr Al Sarab could be the beginning of a fairy tale: the door that welcomes you hides a seventeen kilometers way between spotless and sinuous dunes. Get here is an experience for the eyes, the mind, the soul. Everything is studied in detail, but not as it might be easy in central part of London or Paris: we're...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear Melord32, Thank you for leaving such lovely comments. We are glad to hear that you had a fantastic holiday in the resort and that you were overall happy with hospitality service and facilities provided. It is always gratifying to know that we have been able to please our guests. Please be assured that your kind comments will be shared...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Writing this review on the third day of our trip, given that I never have time to write reviews when back to work. What an incredible hotel. The drive from Abu Dhabi is on a single lane highway (with not many toilets available so go before you get on this road) and takes about 1.5 to 2 hours. The drive...

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Dear Loveoftravel1234, It has been a pleasure assisting you throughout your stay and truly looking forward to hosting you again in the future. Thank you for coming to stay with us and for the beautiful review that you have shared in tripadvisor following your recent visit. The wonderful words you used to describe the exquisite experience you had during your...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Where mystic charm, cultural passion and unparalleled luxury evoke distinctive memories. Set in the middle of the Rub' al Khali or Empty Quarter, the largest uninterrupted body of sand in the world, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resorts by Anantara is isolated from the world, yet is less than 200km away from Abu Dhabi. The resort brings the mysticism of this eminent location to life, inviting you to discover the unique appeal of its surroundings. Enjoy an array of facilities and immerse yourself in the wonderful splendour of an eternally changing landscape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Address: 1 Qasr Al Sarab Road, Hamim 131277, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Liwa Oasis > Hamim
Price Range: ₹ 21,040 - ₹ 52,045 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara 5*
Number of rooms: 206
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“The Rooms with terrace are worth every dirham, when weather is good you can enjoy lying on a sofa under the open sky”
 of 5 bubbles Rover82, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The deluxe garden room was nice enough”
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“worth the extra expense to have a balcony room. More private and lovely view. The next category up weren't so private.”
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 of 5 bubbles casperWellingtonNZ, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Hotel rooms, ask to have a view opposite the entrance to the hotel. They also have private cottages for larger parties.”
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  • Sunset in the desert - at the end of afternoon dune bashing
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