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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

2,206 reviews
#59 of 563 Hotels in Dubai
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“camel riding”(41 reviews)
“desert view”(33 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Bab Al Shams is located in middle of a desert. The drive to the resort is also an amazing experience. You come across a lot of camel farms, horse stables and magnificent desert landscape all around. The resort has a very traditional feel with contemporary...More

Thank Nagma
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 17 May 2016

Dear Nagma, Very many thanks for your review! It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and I was happy to hear that you had a great stay with us! I do hope that we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed 10 May 2016

Located in a desert. Nice food. Nice acommodations with a Arabic Decoration. Nice to relax, sun bathing and forget about life. Arabic horses to ride on the desert with a guide. Fantastic service. Very warm.

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Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 12 May 2016

Dear FABIO457, Many thanks for reviewing us! I was happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and we all hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager

Reviewed 10 May 2016

First os all my wife & I are really appreciate ARNY attentions & helps to make our trip totally memorable . As soon as we informed ARNY from guest relationship about our honeymoon plan ,she assured us that is gonna be legendary up there &...More

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Thank Ashkan135
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 12 May 2016

Dear Ashkan135, Thank you for sharing your wonderful review on TripAdvisor and congratulations once again on your marriage. I was very pleased to read your kind comments and will make sure to share them with Arnie as well as the entire team. Thank you once...More

Reviewed 9 May 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed in the resort for the weekend. Hotel was full due to public holiday. We arrived and checked in at 15:10 and waited for 30 min for the room to get ready, which is understandable since it was public holiday. During...More

Thank Yiqing W
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 10 May 2016

Dear Yiqing W, Thanks for your review! I was disappointed to hear that some aspects of your stay were not so great. Please accept my apologies for the service shortfalls you encountered during your time here. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 8 May 2016

Spent a full week end with friends from Abu Dhabi, and it was an amazing experience from the front office manager Silvia to the entire F&B team! we spent the day at the pool, then sunset in their bar nearby ft. live music, then dinner...More

Thank 17Ainmreisseh
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 10 May 2016

Dear 17Ainmreisseh, Thank you very much for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. I truly do appreciate your kind comments; it is heartwarming to know that our hospitality and service does not go unnoticed. Please rest assured that I shall personally be sharing your feedback with...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 180 - US$ 1,153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#40 Business Hotel in Dubai
#42 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#44 Family Hotel in Dubai
#50 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#53 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 180 - US$ 1,153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#40 Business Hotel in Dubai
#42 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#44 Family Hotel in Dubai
#50 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
#53 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Lukman A
24 January 2018|
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Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
Dear Lukman, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. We do have great selection of food and beverage outlets in the resort. Some offer ala carte and the others offer buffets for lunch and dinner... More
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king_creosote
17 January 2018|
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Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
Dear king_creosote, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. In general, during winter season, from November to May, the resort has always high occupancy especially on Thursdays and Fridays being on... More
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One71
4 November 2017|
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Dear One71, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. We are pleased to inform you that complimentary Wi-Fi connection will be available in the entire resort premises during your stay. Thank... More
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"great location in the desert in Dubai"
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"Don't stay there!"
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"arabic style"
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"Rooms with balcony are recommended"
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