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Westhampton Beach, New York
Reviewed 16 February 2013

If you are traveling to Dubai or Abu Dhabi you have to put Al Maha on your list of must do's! The resort is beyond belief! Situated on 50,000 acres in a dessert reserve the resort offers impeccable service, serenity, spa treatments, excitement and 5 star food. We stayed for only two nights and wish we had booked at least...

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Marketingteam_3, Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your recent stay at Al Maha Desert Resort and would like to thank you for taking the time to write about your experience here on Tripadvisor. Your feedback is much appreciated and has been shared with all our ambassadors especially Arlene, Kurt, Shane, Srinivasan. Guest satisfaction is our main goal...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2013

We've been to the Al Maha three times now. Each time, we remember how special it is. Hidden from the world - a good 45 minute car journey into the desert, Al Maha is an oasis retreat where from the moment you arrive, you are treated like royalty. Every member of staff is there to provide you with the finest...

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Marketingteam_3, Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your very thorough review which is most helpful for us and everyone considering Al Maha for their upcoming travels. We appreciate your valuable time taken to write such detailed review. We are pleased to hear that you had a relaxing stay with us again. Team Al Maha is proud to keep up with...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2013

2nd stay at Al Maha stayed end of November - still great, nice to see a hotel grow with age and still be as special, need touching up here and there but nothing really that major, all staff where great always smiled. Loved the guides, great on the edge of the desert, the guides made our stay really special. A...

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Marketingteam_3, Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out your valuable time to post your review on tripadvisor and for choosing Al Maha Desert Resort again for your recent stay. Guest satisfaction is our main goal and it is rewarding to learn that it has been achieved on this occasion. Team Al Maha is proud to keep up with your expectations consistently....

Kent
Reviewed 9 February 2013

My partner and I stayed at Al Maha for one night as a celebration for his birthday. We live in Dubai and this resort is the ultimate chill out destination when you want to escape the city and experience the beauty of the desert. Cars are left far away at the gate making it quiet and peaceful. The hotel itself...

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Marketingteam_3, Manager at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your recent stay at Al Maha Desert Resort and would like to thank you for taking out your precious time and writing on tripadvisor. Your feedback is much appreciated and has been shared with all our ambassadors. Guest satisfaction is our main goal at Al Maha, and it is rewarding...

WWS2
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Sorry, while Al Maha was beautiful and 5 star, romantic was not what I though of it. Yes, everything was wonderful, but unless it was a secret tryst, this was just an great place to go for seclusion and quiet.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out your precious time and posting a review on tripadvisor following your recent visit to Al Maha. We are pleased to learn that you had an enjoyable and a relaxing stay with us. At the same time, we were concerned to read that on this occasion we did not meet some of your expectations....

New York
Reviewed 7 February 2013

We spent a night at Al Maha and first off - the place looks much better than the pictures! It is very clean, polished and fancy - all inside the desert conservation. We were greeted by the hotel staff, very helpful and nice. They offered us a box of dates as a member of SPG and we are still enjoying...

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Dear Guest, We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your recent stay at Al Maha Desert Resort and would like to thank you for taking out your precious time and writing on tripadvisor. Your feedback is much appreciated and has been shared with all our ambassadors. Guest satisfaction is our main goal at Al Maha, and it is rewarding...

Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Al maha was definetly the most amazing experience... not only was it a romantic getaway but was so relaxing, so comfortable and definetly the most stunning resort we have ever been to.absolute 7 star rating... your own private pool with temp djustment , choice of a nice private,romantic candlelight dinner by the pool with absolutely no one else in sight...things...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out your precious time and writing a review on tripadvisor. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your recent stay with us. Guest satisfaction is our main goal at Al Maha, and it is rewarding to learn that it has been achieved on this occasion. We would like to thank you for...

Cheltenham
Reviewed 1 February 2013

We have been to Dubai a number of times and stayed in the city including the Burj - In terms of food and service the Al Maha wins hands down. The rooms and facilities are excellent , rooms are very private and the private pools and terrace a great place to relax. In terms of value I have to correct...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback on tripadvisor following your recent visit to Al Maha Desert Resort. We are pleased to learn that you have enjoyed the resort facilities, the food and the services. We will ensure that your kind compliments reach out to all ambassadors. We would like to take this opportunity...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 31 January 2013

It was peaceful and simplistic. Even the activities which were fun also had a relaxing feel to them. Wild animals roam around right outside in the nature reserve. You can go anywhere you want in the reserve. I had such a great time, but it was my first time in the desert so it may not be as impressive to...

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Dear Guest, We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your recent stay at Al Maha Desert Resort and would like to thank you for taking out your precious time and writing a review on tripadvisor. Your feedback is much appreciated and has been shared with all our ambassadors. Guest satisfaction is our main goal at Al Maha, and it...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 29 January 2013

I do not write long reviews. First the positives. Beautiful, private location. Great service and very nice cottages each with a pool. 10 out of 10 on these. The negatives are all value oriented issues. First the rooms are expensive, but it does include all food and non alcoholic beverages. Over and above the $1100 per night charge that I...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exclusive Hotel designed to resemble a traditional Bedouin encampment - Set within a 25-sq.-kilometer desert conservation reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa

Address: Dubai - Al Ain Rd | Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Murqquab, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Murqquab
Price Range: $1,122 - $3,002 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Al Maha Desert Dubai
Al Maha Desert Resort
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“suite 10 or 6 for Bedouin Suite, amazing view”
693hadeela, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Watering hole view is the best”
776umarn, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are very private.”
sbarrow, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I feel that any room would be good, but we noticed that some had less interesting views than ours”
valeriep446, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some of the rooms' plunge-pools can be overlooked, so we suggest that you make sure that you are allocated a screened Suite.”
MikeA361, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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