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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This has to be one of the best properties in UAE. The hotel mix the traditional with the luxurious and the result is incredible. Yes, it is really far from everything but I believe that is the whole point when you want to have a time for yourself. The main pool is very beautiful, the private infinity pool with a...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear Jakymiu, Thank you for sharing with us your amazing experience about your recent stay at Qasr Al Sarab. I have read with pleasure your positive comments about your overall experience and that we were able to provide you a memorable holiday. Your remarkable praises particularly to team members you have mentioned will surely be shared with them. We always...

Dubaistaymonth=8
Reviewed 9 August 2015

A must, magnificent scenery, exraodanery hospitality and food that is mouthwatering . The road is long but the satisfaction is overwhelming. Worth every km and more. An excellent cultural experience. Even during the hot days of the summer, this wonderful oasis is refreshing. Truly the best of the best!!!

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear 957abrahaml, Thank you for your lovely review about your recent stay with Qasr Al Sarab. Indeed, we are very happy to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and our hospitality service has exceeded your expectations. We look forward to greeting you again one day in the not too distant future and to the privilege of extending...

Dubaistaymonth=8
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Excellent customer service at all times. Its a very relaxing place to be with very dramatic scenery. As we were there in the summer we did not do any outdoor activities, but the spa was excellent. Its not cheap, but we would recommend this resort to others.

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear Paul J, Thank you for your fantastic review and your appreciation of the resort. I am honored that we have exceeded your expectations and we have made you leave with memorable stories. Please be assured that you kind comments will be shared with the rest of the team. We look forward to greeting you again one day in the...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 August 2015

A blissful journey despite the heat from Abu Dhabi towards this hidden gem of the desert. A truly eye opening experience to be in a 5 star establishment in the middle of the desert. Despite the heat, the view was truly magical and breath taking as the ambiance and the surrounding were very natural. The design of the establishment was...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear AdnRusl, Thank you for your splendid review and for giving us the opportunity to provide you with our best services and hospitality. I was very pleased to know how much you enjoyed your visit with us and we are very happy to learn how impressed you were with the aesthetic beauty of the resort. Please do visit us again...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We just returned from a two day UAE residence special of buy one night, get one free. We had a one bed pool villa with a lovely view of the dune, we did not climb as it was SO HOT, 47 even in the evening. Staff were very polite and helpful, not all restaurants were open which was a shame,...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear Dinah1967, Thank you very much for taking time to share your feedback. We are happy to know that you had a wonderful holiday in the resort. We are also glad that our hospitality service has exceeded your expectations. Your compliments will be shared with the team so they know that their dedication and hard work do not go unnoticed....

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 August 2015

My 5th time at this resort, and it only gets better each visit. This would have to be the most unique experience. The Desert resort is one you should not miss. The 2 hour drive from Abu Dhabi is a breeze once you get past all the Trucks at the incinerator which is just on the out skirts of Abu...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear TravelPrincessJojo, It has been a pleasure assisting you throughout your stay and truly looking forward to hosting you again in the future. Thank you for coming back to stay with us again and for the beautiful review that you have shared in tripadvisor regarding your recent visit. The wonderful words you used to describe the exquisite experience you had...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Had fantastic two nights stay here. Truly amazing setting, design & rooms. The complex is tastefully decorated throughout. A fear I had for staying here was that it might be the sort of place that would have Wilfred Thesiger turning in his grave. Thankfully this is not the case. Great breakfast. Highly recommend the fat tire dune cycling also.

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear burt_ward, Thank you for your fantastic review and your appreciation of the resort. I am honored that we have exceeded your expectations and we have made you leave with memorable stories. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort for another wonderful holiday. Yours sincerely, Patrick Both General Manager

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Finally the word "unique" has a meaning. The world has thousands of luxury hotels; and many in remarkable locations. Qasr Al Sarab (which translates roughly as Mirage Palace - a fair title when you see it) is one of a kind. It's in the middle of nowhere - and I mean that in a good way. The staff are well...

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PAB77, General Manager at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, responded to this review

Dear Gary B, I appreciate the time you took to post your superb review about your recent stay. Indeed, we are very happy to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and we were able to create an amazing and relaxing holiday. Please allow me to thank you for your kind words with regards to the resort and...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Lovely setting facing an enormous dune that you can walk up to for viewing sunset ( be prepared for a major workout). Very nice pool are and wet bar with tasteful landscaping. We stayed in a villa with breathtaking views over the desert. They feature a private pool and very middle eastern interior. Fantastic. Another time we stayed at the...

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Thank you sincerely for taking the time to post your wonderful review. Dear FireflyChels, Thank you for your wonderful review. Your compliments are really encouraging for us to keep delivering heartfelt hospitality, both in products and services to our guests. On a separate note, we sincerely apologize for inconvenience you have encountered during your stay. We look forward to welcoming...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 30 July 2015

It is a 1,5 hours drive from Abu Dhabi to this amazing place. It is a paradise in the middle of the desert. Everything is amazing. My kids loved the buggies that bring you to your room. Food and pool also amazing. Unfortunately it does not come cheap.

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Der\ar Gerrythechef, Thank you so much for leaving such lovely comments. We are happy to hear that we have succeeded your expectations and your overall experience has been wonderful. We look forward to greeting you again one day in the future as well as the privilege of extending to you once again a unique Anantara experience. Yours sincerely, Patrick Both...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Where mystic charm, cultural passion and unparalleled luxury evoke distinctive memories. Set in the middle of the Rub' al Khali or Empty Quarter, the largest uninterrupted body of sand in the world, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resorts by Anantara is isolated from the world, yet is less than 200km away from Abu Dhabi. The resort brings the mysticism of this eminent location to life, inviting you to discover the unique appeal of its surroundings. Enjoy an array of facilities and immerse yourself in the wonderful splendour of an eternally changing landscape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Address: 1 Qasr Al Sarab Road, Hamim 131277, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Liwa Oasis > Hamim
Price Range: €331 - €642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara 5*
Number of rooms: 206
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