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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This Hotel is not easy to rate as a lot of things went wrong in the past and I don't yet see improvement from the management side. But first of all, if you are in the deep south to dive, this hotel with the adjoint Emperor base is an excellent choice. The hotel has hardly any guests, so don't expect...

Thank Rolf S
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is a good hotel if you’re looking for a base in order to go diving with Emperor Divers in Hamata. The dive centre is on site. The hotel was very quiet when I stayed, ranging from five to nine guests. So there was plenty of room to spread out should you so wish! The staff were friendly and couldn’t...

Thank Ross G
Burgwedel, Germany
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Zabargad is a quiet hotel in the middle of nowhere. It is very different from noisy and crowded resorts in Hurghada or Port Ghalib. The rooms are located in small groups, all of them have sea view and a small nice terrace. There is a private sandy beach with sun beds in a distance of 20-50m from the guestrooms. The...

2Thank Evadiver
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
Reviewed 13 July 2015

My 3rd time here, seems to be at home thanks to people, nature, sea, reef.... way of life. one thing need to be reset: the access stairs that from the pier drive directly into the sea. Outside the resort there is one location tha has to be absolutlely seen El Quulan it'a amazing !!! See you this summer

1Thank Fabrizio P
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2015

This is a basic and quiet hotel. It is not the Ritz and it is not lively like Butlins and not really child friendly. The hotel is about 1km from the village of Hamata, which itself is nothing more than a basic shop, fish restaurant and a few simple houses etc. The hotel is part finished. I was aware of...

2Thank Helenback56
Herentals, Belgium
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We traveled to Hamata to do some diving. We were not looking for luxury, good food nice people and no hassle. That is what this older hotel stands for. You can see how hard Egypt has been hit by the decline in tourist trade. The older hotels, like this one, have to work with smaller budgets but they manage! Everybody...

1Thank Luc R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2015

First impressions of The Zabargad resort are not helped by the scruffy and uncared for facade and even worse the receptions toilets after a drive of some hours. However the resort "grows" on you as you experience the great service and good food. There is also nothing better than sitting at the dive deck bar enjoying a beer at the...

1Thank Bob M
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 19 March 2015

we have been riding our motorbikes from Cairo to Shalateen and during our way back we spent 2 nights in the hotel on HB basis, the rooms are big well equipped , the furniture is modern and clean , bathroom is cozy and clean , the food was normal it contains the basics , the pool wasn't working so we...

1Thank melansary
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2015

To start off I'd like to say "I don't want you to go there. It's mine, all mine!", but that's just selfish. I'd love this to be my own personal paradise but I'm a realist, not a millionaire, so I need to share it so I can go back again. The Zabargad Berenice Resort is truly a wonderful place to...

6Thank gavin900
Hook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Zabargad Berenice Hotel for a week in June so we could dive with Emperor Divers, who are on site. Overall we had a very pleasant stay and we will probably be returning later in the year. Two things struck us about the hotel upon arrival. Firstly, the hotel was barely half full, perhaps...

8Thank RobM77

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new management in 2013, this new look hotel is set in paradise. With a mountain backdrop, beautiful established gardens and wonderful sea views you will feel totally relaxed surrounded by nature in the most unspoiled of the Red Sea resorts. Our rooms are European bungalow design, spacious and comfortable with modern amenities such as full size refrigerators and flat screen LCD TVs. We have a wonderfully located buffet restaurant as well as 2 a la carte restaurants, along with 3 bars.With the only hotel jetty in Hamata & Berenice, we are the only hotel where guests are able to dive and snorkel directly onto the reef without using boats. With Emperor Divers onsite, you can be sure of a premium diver and snorkeling service. Maybe its time for you to come and experience our new hospitality, and spend some time in paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zabargad Berenice Resort

Address: Hamata - Berenice | 111 K.M South of Marsa Alam, Barnis, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Barnis
Price Range: ₹ 4,279 - ₹ 5,950 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Zabargad Berenice Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 125
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Zabargad Diving Hotel Hamata And Berenice
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“i recommend rooms next to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Evadiver, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“get a room near the beach to be close to dive HQ”
 of 5 bubbles Helenback56, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you are a diver: all the rooms around the dive center are OK”
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 of 5 bubbles LucR401, 19 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are a short walk from the dive centre, but some are very close indeed, which if you're diving is a great benefit, so it might pay to ask when booking.”
  • The view from the dive centre bar out to the jetty for access to the house reef
  • The view from our room out towards the dive centre
 of 5 bubbles RobM77, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
“If you are diving they tend to put you near the dive shop. That is the best location anyway!”
 of 5 bubbles TravellingZel, 21 Jun 2014 | Read review
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