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    Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

    International Endurance City, 308th Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 189
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          Overview
          • Excellent67%
          • Very good21%
          • Average7%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          “masala” (65 reviews)
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
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          Restaurant
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          Rooftop Bar
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          Dry Cleaning
          Rooftop Terrace
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          Private Balcony
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          Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

          Loved every bit of it! From Al Hadheerah dinner to our photo shoot, this was an amazing place! Very different from a usual 5 star hotel, this resort had a very earthy feel to it. We got upgraded to a deluxe room, staff were very...More

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          Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

          Dear Sheryl O, Thanks for reviewing us and for your kind words. It was good to see that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager

          Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

          Be careful if you want to go there for the day. The pool is under construction, they don't tell it to you when you book in advance even when you call the morning. Once you arrive after 40 minutes driving, you have to complain and...More

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          Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

          Dear Floyd75000, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience regarding your pool day-use at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I appreciate your valuable feedback but obviously, I am disappointed to read that your experience was not up to...More

          Reviewed 19 August 2015

          Good experience for our first anniversary with my boyfriend. We drove from Dubai and it was a nice quiet road. Check in was done pretty quickly. The FO team was nice as my bf booked a twin room by mistake but they changed it to...More

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          Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

          Dear Sheena411, Thank you so much for your kind words and the good score you gave us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We are proud that we can provide our guests the relaxing atmosphere of an Arabian Oasis...More

          Reviewed 18 August 2015

          Our 5th visit to Bab Al Shams was even better than expected. The service was excellent and we were so well looked after by Hany who went out of his way to make our celebration special. The pool and pool bar must be one of...More

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          Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

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

          Reviewed 16 August 2015

          This is one of a few desert resorts in the UAE (all good ones) and the closest to Dubai. There is another one also close to Dubai, Al Maha, but Bab Al Shams is a bit more affordable and less uptight about dress code, which...More

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          Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

          Dear Tor_Malmres, Very many thanks for your extensive review, which will surely also be appreciated by other travelers! I was happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the room, WiFi and the dinner in our Indian Restaurant Masala to your...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • 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
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 159 - US$ 673 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #7 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
          • #37 Spa Hotel in Dubai
          • #40 Business Hotel in Dubai
          • #47 Family Hotel in Dubai
          • #48 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
          • #53 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
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          • Family Rooms ,
          • Smoking rooms available
          • Number of rooms
          • 113
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          • Emirate of Dubai >
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          • Bab Al Shams Desert Resort And Spa
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          Traveller (2361)
          Room & Suite (417)
          Pool & Beach (350)
          Dining (305)
          Hotel & Grounds (1637)
          Bathroom (72)
          Family and Play Areas (51)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
          Nearby
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          Bab Al Shams
          232 reviews
          .02 km away
          Al Hadheerah
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          Al Forsan Restaurant
          59 reviews
          .08 km away
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          EveCork
          Cash or card* We are due to stay in October for our honeymoon...we are super excited!! We are half board so this includes breakfast and lunch however we need a bit of advice, would you recommend charging any bills to the room or paying by card or cash? Also how would tipping apply to each of the above options? Thanks, Ev
          6 May 2017|
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          Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
          Dear EveCork, First of all, thank you for choosing Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa to celebrate your upcoming honeymoon. Half board entitlement is being directly charged to the rooms - guests just need to sign the bill... More
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          EveCork
          What does half board include?
          28 April 2017|
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          Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
          Dear EveCork, Thank you for your interest in Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I am pleased to inform you that half-board package includes Breakfast and Lunch Buffet (food only) in our All day Dining Restaurant, Al... More
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          Cynthia M
          Hello - we are thinking of taking the option with the full board - what does this include? Wines/spirits/cocktails/cool drinks and it is food in any of the restaurtants?
          12 April 2017|
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          Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
          Dear Cynthia M, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. Please be informed that Full board package includes buffet meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner in our all day dining Al Forsan Restaurant... More
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