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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

2,178 reviews
#58 of 561 Hotels in Dubai
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“camel ride”(72 reviews)
“desert view”(33 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience at this hotel.Its so remotely located and in open sky can see star and moon unlike any other places in Dubai.Very friendly staff and traditionally done room and decor makes this place a dream resort.Loved each and every moment here will...More

Thank S Anil K
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 25 April 2016

Dear S Anil K, 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...More

Reviewed 23 April 2016

Wonderfull place to relax for a few days. Excellent hotel, excellent service, Rest. Al Hadheerah can be recommended for a good night out. Good food, good entertainment. Everyone extremely friendly. Lots of possibilities for activities, including horse and camel riding, archery etc.

Thank Floppy01
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 25 April 2016

Dear Floppy01, 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

Reviewed 22 April 2016

Visited Bab Al Shams in January, 2016. Had a fantastic desert tour just before sunset. The guide was Arabic and gave us a great ride to see the area, the desert, the animals, and the sunset; great fun and very hospitable. Followed the ride with...More

Thank jfxley
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 25 April 2016

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

Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

In my books better than Qast Al Sarab which we also visited. Hotel is very nicely decorated, rooms good - a bit dark. roof top bar very nice - good live music ay sunset. food choice ok. wine reasonably priced but not a great choice....More

Thank Chris588
Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 25 April 2016

Dear Chris588, 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 21 April 2016

Having visited Dubai many times, I have gotten bored of the concrete jungle. So with. 22 hour stopover, I was looking to stay at a hotel. That would offer something different and boy did I find. BAS is out of Dubai City and on the...More

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Response from Mohamed A, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & SpaResponded 25 April 2016

Dear SonnyCash1, Very many thanks for your extensive review, which will surely also be appreciated by other travelers! I was very happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the room, service, facilities, and food to your full satisfaction. Thank you...More

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Awards & Recognition
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$271 - US$946 (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
#52 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$271 - US$946 (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
#52 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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king_creosote
17 January 2018|
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Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
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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RoAust
7 October 2017|
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Dear RoAust, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. Please be informed that Half board meal plan bookings include buffet breakfast in Al Forsan Restaurant and a choice of Buffet Lunch or Dinner in... More
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"Rooms with balcony are recommended"
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