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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“masala”(79 reviews)
“camel riding”(42 reviews)
“desert view”(33 reviews)
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

My wife and I managed to escape our kids and for 3 nights/4 days and decided on Dubai for the weather. We've stayed in Dubai many times, but fancied something different and total relaxation, which is exactly what we got here. Follwing an overnight flight...More

Thank Croftyjnr
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 1 June 2016

Dear Croftyjnr, Very many thanks for your extensive review, which will surely also be appreciated by other travelers! I was very happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the room, service, facilities, and food to your full satisfaction. Thank you...More

Reviewed 29 May 2016

I hope this will be a balanced and fair reflection of my time at Bab al shams, I was really disappointed by our visit to Bab al shams, I have called my article Bab al shame as they do a lot well, its such a...More

Thank Georgina89w
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 1 June 2016

Dear Georgina89w, Thank you for your feedback. Your opinion is very important to me, and I regret that you felt our staff was not accommodating and helpful. That was surely not intended. Please accept my apology for the unpleasant memories we created. I would be...More

Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

The more you look into changes the more you see how bad it got. Room service only knocks twice on the door, in a very aggressive way that takes only 6 seconds before they open the door, many times caught me half naked. The pool...More

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Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 3 June 2016

Dear Dubaitroll, Thank you for sharing your review about your recent stay at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I was concerned and disappointed, to read of the inconveniences you had encountered during your stay with us. We will take your points of criticism...More

Reviewed 27 May 2016

we went for a day visit to Bab al Shams, and it is like a fairy tail. Beautifull, nice swimmingpool with a look over the dessert, something special. For me a day is nice, I think the hotel lies too far out of reach. To...More

Thank TravelingBizzMan
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 31 May 2016

Dear DennisvdMolen, 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 25 May 2016

Set in the desert, this lovely resort has a great restaurant attached to it. Entertainment provided and loads of lovely food, buffet style. Very attentive staff. Photographs are available henna tattoos, camel rides and horses. An entertaining evening.

Thank Lis K
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 27 May 2016

Dear Lis K, Many thanks for reviewing us! I was happy to hear that you enjoyed your diner 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

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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
Breakfast Available
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$ 169 - US$ 621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#40 Business Hotel in Dubai
#42 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#44 Family Hotel in Dubai
#52 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$ 169 - US$ 621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#40 Business Hotel in Dubai
#42 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#44 Family Hotel in Dubai
#52 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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jyhan1007
5 March 2018|
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Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
Dear Jyhan1007, First of all, thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. As we are not in the position to compare our resort to other companies, hence, we therefore prefer to highlight our... More
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Lukman A
24 January 2018|
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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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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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"I was with the children and the regular room with two beds and the extra loft area was great!"
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"Watch the sunset at Al Sarab rooftop bar"
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"Our terrace room overlooked the drop-off area at the hotel's entrance. Visitors may wish to request rooms..."
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"great location in the desert in Dubai"
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