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Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel
Ranked #5 of 223 Hotels in Hurghada
Certificate of Excellence
Northern Europe
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Main pool is freezing”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2012

I am staying at the hotel right now. It's my 4th stay here and I love the hotel. The staff is very friendly. This time I decided to leave the kids back home and I am really glad I did because the main pool including the main attraction, the Lazy River is ice cold. The water temperature is15-16 centigrade and the past 4 days I have only seen 3 people use it. See attached picture of beautiful empty pool. I now realize that in the past years it must have been heated. Next time I book this hotel again I will certainly check if they started heating the pool again.

  • Stayed March 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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Cairo, Egypt
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012

I have just returned from 5D/4N in Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel . My impression was extremely positive with reagrd to the high quality of service specially in the kids club... special thanks goes to "Massouda and Sara" whom i really appreciating their efforts to joy our kids with different types of games and activities.
Moreover , i found that the beach restaurant was extremely nice serving diffrent varities of food&beverages (slada's,snacks,main dishes,cocktails and the most nice our local bread which was baked in-front of you.
The house keeping was dedicated and taking care of our requests.Many Thanks.
The lazy river had attracted us a lot , we use to have it 4 times in our stay.
I will defiantly take the chance to visit them again.

Room Tip: Family Room is best for families (2 adults+2 children)
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 549 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2012

This is an enormous and impressive resort complex spread over very large grounds with a huge pool and private beach. Everything about this place is super-sized, we’ve been in airports smaller than the reception area and the walk to the beach from the lobby area will take at least 10 minutes winding between the sprawling pool. There are plenty of loungers in secluded clusters with staff wandering around getting drinks. This is the first hotel I’ve ever been in with a dedicated staff member coming to clean your sunglasses!

Rooms are large, clean and well-equipped with plenty of space to pack away two weeks’ clothing. Almost all of them have sea views and those that don’t look out at the mountains and airport. Rooms opening onto the North side of the reception will get no sun on their terraces. The spa is very good but books out quickly the day before. The gym is ok but small so you will queue for equipment if you go during rush hours.

Our non-smoking room contained three ashtrays and had smoking rooms on two sides of it. If you have a violent objection to smoke you’d be better off at a different hotel or even a different country; smoking is allowed in all the common areas and restaurants.

This place bills itself as 5-star and while some of the facilities offered could be considered as Western 5-star standard the overall experience is like a superstore of bulk luxury. Use the room rates as a guide, under US$200.00 per night for half-board is great value for a 3 or 4 star hotel and that’s what you get here. Service levels vary in direct proportion to the tips you give. We were almost the only English people there surrounded by young Russian and German families. If you want anonymity and to be surrounded by people all the time this place is for you but for seclusion and personalised service try somewhere smaller.

Room Tip: Rooms farthest from reception are quietest and get more sun
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2012

We stayed at this hotel from 10/02/12 for one week. We really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend this hotel. The room was spacious, comfortable and was cleaned to a very high standard on a daily basis.
We found the staff throughout the hotel friendly and helpful.
There was plenty of varieties of food in the restaurant and were not ill at all during our stay !!
There was plenty to do at the hotel such as tennis, crazy golf, pool, table tennis, table football - even on days when it was a bit overcast.
There is a small beach belonging to the hotel where you can use free sun beds and go snorkelling.
The best place to buy gifts is from a shop called Cleopatra's on the main street next to the hotel. ( Fixed prices - no hassle )
Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely visit this hotel again.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank clare f
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Hurghada, Egypt
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2012

it's an amazing trip from 5 February till 9 /2/2012 & excellent hotel (service,location,rooms,food,etc)
really i will travel with my family tomorrow To enjoy the beauty of the place and service

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank mohamed s
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Additional Information about Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel

Property: Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel
Address: Yussif Afifi Road, Hurghada 84111, Egypt
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Region: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Hurghada
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Hurghada
#2 Family Hotel in Hurghada
#3 Spa Hotel in Hurghada
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Hurghada
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Hurghada
#5 Luxury Hotel in Hurghada
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hurghada
Price range (per night): ₹ 4,309 - ₹ 12,927
Hotel Class:5 star — Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 388
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel is an exclusive luxury hotel built in fascinating Swahili architecture, situated directly on the beach at the southern tip of Hurghada with a spectacular view of the sea. The hotel is famous for its luxurious spacious rooms and superb restaurants, and it presents a variety of unrivaled features; from a unique Lazy River, inviting you to lose yourself in the tranquility of a gentle river ride, floating through the landscaped gardens until you disembark straight into an amazing pool covering 5,000 m3. A private beach that is almost half a kilometer in length, just to relax or to play, with "Ilios" the world class dive club and aqua center, where you can scuba dive, snorkel, go windsurfing, water skiing or parasailing. A 9 hole par 3 golf course, floodlit, for playing a challenging game of golf under the summer night sky. As for the feeling of complete well-being; immerse yourself in 1000 m2 of the "Algotherm Red Sea Thalasso & Spa" for pampering body treatments. ... more   less 
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Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Resort
Hotel Steigenberger Al Dau Beach

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