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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“camel riding”(41 reviews)
“desert view”(33 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

Best place to go for weekends or an authentic experience in the desert. Not to be missed Al Hadeerah. Loved the infinity pool, afternoons with the camels and evenings in the roof top. There is a kids club, always helpful for some free time if...More

Thank VeronicaSmulders
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 17 July 2016

Dear VeronicaSmulders, 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 2 July 2016

A great night away and great value for money, however the service could do with a little improvement, especially at the food outlets as making payments was a little chaotic! There are a number of additional activities that keep men, woman and children occupied throughout...More

Thank Maryanne H
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 17 July 2016

Dear Maryanne H, Many thanks for your review! It was good to see that you had an agreeable stay with us! Please accept my apologies for the service shortfall you encountered during your time. We hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Mohamed Aghoury,...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

It has been eight years since I last visited BAS and I’d forgotten how utterly charming and magical it is. It’s such a close drive to Dubai so perfect if you are strapped for time of have kids and can’t face a flight. We paid...More

Thank Kelly1814
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 1 July 2016

Dear Kelly1814, Very many thanks for your review! It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and I was happy to hear that you had a great stay with us! I do hope that we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We live in Dubai for almost 3 years and Bab al Shams is on our list of favourite weekend escapes. The resort is located in the desert and has a beautiful pool viewing the open desert. It's a romantic place to go but they are...More

Thank karin l
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 1 July 2016

Dear karin l, Many thanks for your review! I was happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager

Reviewed 23 June 2016

It is the closest you will get to experiencing the perfect desert get away. The resort design is exquisitely of Arabic design. I love the pools and the room menu is extensive. Fabulous sunsets and camel rides. The restaurants have an extraordinary ambience especially Al...More

Thank Junaid167
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 1 July 2016

Dear Junaid167, Thanks for reviewing us and for your kind words. It was good to see that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager

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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
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$180 - US$1,153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#40 Business Hotel in Dubai
#42 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#44 Family Hotel in Dubai
#50 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$180 - US$1,153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
#40 Business Hotel in Dubai
#42 Spa Hotel in Dubai
#44 Family Hotel in Dubai
#50 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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Lukman A
24 January 2018|
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Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
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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One71
4 November 2017|
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Dear One71, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. We are pleased to inform you that complimentary Wi-Fi connection will be available in the entire resort premises during your stay. Thank... More
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"great location in the desert in Dubai"
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