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    Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

    International Endurance City, 308th Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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    1 room
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          US$198
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          • Excellent67%
          • Very good21%
          • Average7%
          • Poor2%
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast Buffet
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          Rooftop Bar
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          Private Balcony
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Perfect getaway for a perfect 5 stars heavenly treatment. One of the best locations i've visited in the world. Highly recommended, relaxing, comfortable, spot on service, helpful & friendly staff, super comfortable beds, different variety of food that tackle every taste, satisfying breakfast. the only...More

          Thank Johnny A
          Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

          Dear Johnny, What a wonderful review, we are glad and at the same time very flattered to receive such very positive comments. Here in Bab Al Shams, we are constantly striving to provide the best service to our guests and I am delighted to read...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I live in Dubai and my sister and brother in law and their 2 and 4 year old daughters came to stay for 2 nights. I mentioned it was their 40th birthday celethey very kindly upgraded me so our rooms were next to each other...More

          Thank DubaiAmanda
          Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

          Dear DubaiAmanda, We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for having chosen Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa for your recent stay. We are constantly striving to provide the best service to our guests and we are delighted to read that...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          This hotel has all the exquisiteness and charm of a desert resort. The rooms are a bit smallish but the design is very interesting, especially the bathrooms are very well designed. The sunset lounge / hookah bar is a good spot as they have good...More

          Thank Tafart
          Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

          Dear Tafart, Thank you very much for visiting Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and for sharing such wonderful experience here in TripAdvisor. We certainly pride ourselves on the level of customer service that we provide at our hotel and are always striving to...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Just love this place! It is relaxing, it is comfortable, it is very nice. You feel like you are sleeping on clouds, beds are super comfy. Only suggestion is one more set of towels because one is not enough sometimes. Rooms are clean and spacious....More

          Thank Laragazzaturca77
          Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

          Dear Laragazzaturca77, Thank you for your review following your recent visit at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. We are very happy that the staff was welcoming and accommodating and that you enjoyed most aspects of your stay. However, we are sorry to read...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          We went to Bab Al Shams for brunch and it was exceptional. Set out in the desert made it feel like a get away from the hustle and bustle of Dubai. It had really good entertainment for the kids, inside and out and the staff...More

          Thank Robfoskett
          Response from Reuben M, General Manager at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

          Dear Robfoskett, Thank you for visiting our Restaurant for Brunch recently and for posting such very nice review. We are glad that you had an amazing experience and very pleased to know that you enjoy the kid's entertainment, food and service from our well-trained staff....More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • 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
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hot Tub
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          • US$160 - US$673 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #7 Top resorts Hotel in Dubai
          • #37 Spa Hotel in Dubai
          • #40 Business Hotel in Dubai
          • #47 Family Hotel in Dubai
          • #48 Luxury Hotel in Dubai
          • #53 Romantic Hotel in Dubai
          • Room types
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          • Smoking rooms available
          • Number of rooms
          • 113
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          Nearby
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          EveCork
          Cash or card* We are due to stay in October for our honeymoon...we are super excited!! We are half board so this includes breakfast and lunch however we need a bit of advice, would you recommend charging any bills to the room or paying by card or cash? Also how would tipping apply to each of the above options? Thanks, Ev
          6 May 2017|
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          Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
          Dear EveCork, First of all, thank you for choosing Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa to celebrate your upcoming honeymoon. Half board entitlement is being directly charged to the rooms - guests just need to sign the bill... More
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          EveCork
          What does half board include?
          28 April 2017|
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          Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
          Dear EveCork, Thank you for your interest in Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. I am pleased to inform you that half-board package includes Breakfast and Lunch Buffet (food only) in our All day Dining Restaurant, Al... More
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          Cynthia M
          Hello - we are thinking of taking the option with the full board - what does this include? Wines/spirits/cocktails/cool drinks and it is food in any of the restaurtants?
          12 April 2017|
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          Response from Reuben M | Property representative |
          Dear Cynthia M, Thank you for your interest to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. Please be informed that Full board package includes buffet meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner in our all day dining Al Forsan Restaurant... More
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