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El Badawiya Hotel

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Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

To find such a place in the middle of the desert is something amazing The rooms are big and nice,there is a pool,and the people there are so nice,they can arrange anything for you in the hotel or out at the desert You don't have to be well prepared All you need to take is your camera and some money...

Thank Ahmed M
Ottapalam, India
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Was compelled to stay in this so called 3 star rated hotel for 8 nights, while on work to this remote town. My colleague n I stayed in a suite (spacious though) with a sitting room n bedroom. The room was equipped with just a 1/2 ton capacity air con unit which just does not do the job n one...

Thank ArunGV1977
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 3 June 2014

The staff at the hotel is so helpful and they are smiling all the time, for me this is something I really appreciate. As I was traveling to the desert I wasn’t expecting a luxury hotel and a luxury service, but being an hotelier I can’t say that it was a good stay in terms of the quality of food,...

Thank Mohamed T
Ottapalam, India
Reviewed 5 April 2014

Stayed just for 1 night, but the experience was enough to decide never to come back next time... The hotel architecture and rooms (cottage type) looks rustic for sure, but lots of service and quality lapses... Our room was simply dusty and locks on door not working. The shower was broken and was spraying water on walls all around and...

1Thank ArunGV1977
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I stayed earlier this year after a few days in the marvelous white desert (which is a must for a bucket list) ;-) The hotel was what I would call quaint with very basic amenities a good place to chill out and relax. The staff where excellent if you needed any help they were there for you. The town is...

2Thank PJFHurghada
Hurghada, Egypt
Reviewed 24 January 2013

I stayed at the hotel last year with a group of 12 friends after 5 days camping in the amazingly beautiful White Desert. The hotel was very welcome with it's cool calm ambience and after checking in, with no fuss, I was soon by the pool relaxing in the dappled shade of a tree. I shared a basic room for...

4Thank Wellheld
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 20 June 2012

The rooms were clean, so was the pool. The food was alright, albeit standard oasis fare (rice and chicken or beef). Nothing extravagant, so maybe a bit overpriced. But with the lodging options lacking in town, it's difficult to avoid. Located a short walk away from the centre of the village, so it's easy access to food if you're looking...

Thank joseph34
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Built in a traditional style with a plethora of domes and arches. All public spaces are cavernous, giving an impersonal feel with little atmosphere. Accommodation is offered in standard (Euro 25) or suite (Euro 35) combinations (+ 12% tax and service) with or without half board. Our standard room was clean, if a bit gloomy - spartan rather than cosy....

Thank saritrace
Alexandria, Egypt
Reviewed 27 September 2011

A place where you feel at ease, wish i could spend a month every year . very friendly habitants, normal prices for every need ,may be less than normal.

Thank MohamedAbouArab
Reviewed 1 August 2011

We stayed in thi hotel for one night after being in the desert. The rooms were very traditional with reed cielings (traditionally used to act as heating when cold and to cool the room down when hot). The only downside to the rooms were that we had two single beds rather than one double which was a bit inconvenient as...

2Thank Mapsuita

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El Badawiya Hotel is a traditional mud brick building with all the modern comforts, situated at the entry to the Farafra Oasis, featuring stunning rooms in a variety of styles, complete with fireplace, private outside seating areas, refreshing pool, and an elegant vaulted restaurant, serving a variety of dishes with fresh organic vegetables from the hotel's own farm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Badawiya Hotel

Address: Gamal Abdel Nasser St. | New Valley, Farafra 12311, Egypt
Region: Egypt > New Valley Governorate > Farafra
Price Range: ₹ 1,421 - ₹ 3,617 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Badawiya Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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“Try to get a room with air condition; don’t ever keep the door or the window opened because the mosquitos are so wild.”
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