Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa - Dubai

Endurance Village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 00000  show map
 5 stars
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Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa - Dubai

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Archery

Jogging track

Horseback riding

Cycling

Mini golf

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Verified Reviews:

  • Breakfast was outstanding - No tv - Great value
  • Small gym - Well air condtioned - Tastefully decorated
  • Valet free parking - Rooms were very nice - Dreadful service
  • Lovely location - Nice beds - Free shuttle
  • Free internet - Huge pools - Bathroom is lovely

Overview

Set among the dunes around Dubai, this five-star luxury resort features an infinity pool overlooking the desert.

The Satori spa offers a wide range of treatments, including rejuvenating massages.

The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa is built in the style of a traditional Arabic fort.

Courtyards with fountains, lush gardens and stone alleyways pave the way for elegantly appointed guest rooms, designed in a rustic Arabic style.

Number of rooms:   113.

Rooms

Room types include;

Deluxe King Room

Deluxe Twin Room

Superior King Room

Superior Twin Room

Deluxe Suite

Junior Suite

Royal Suite

One child under three years stays free of charge in a baby cot. One child under 12 years stays free of charge when using existing beds. One child under 12 years is charged AED 120 per night and person in an extra bed.

Dining options

Bab Al Shams features four restaurants serving traditional and international cuisine. Room service - 24 hours, a swim-up bar and a bar/lounge.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs AED 130 per person per night.  A buffet breakfast is served at the price of AED 65 per night per child under 12 years. 

Services

Business facilities include: meeting/banquet facilities, business center, high-speed internet is available at this hotel, conference room(s), currency exchange, secretarial service, photocopier, scanning, audio/visual equipment, full-service catering, exhibit space.

Leisure

On-site activities offered are archery, falconry and croquet, Sinbad's Kids Club or the shaded children's pool, fitness center, spa and wellness center, massage, table tennis, horse riding, mini golf, outdoor swimming pool.

Additional features

Additional features include: babysitting/child services, ATM/Cash Machine on site, wheel chair access, live music, barber/beauty, souvenirs/gift shop, shoe shine, complimentary newspapers in lobby.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free private parking is possible on site.

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Archery
  • Jogging track
  • Fitness center
  • Table tennis
  • Mini golf

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Swim-up bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Courtyard view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Sofa bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Bedroom

  • Down comforter

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa - Dubai Dubai location
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Hotel Address:

Endurance Village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 00000

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City Center
  • Dubai
    30.1 mi
Airports
  • Al Maktoum (DWC)
    7.3 mi
  • Dubai (DXB)
    31.3 mi
Train Stations
  • Dubai Mall Station
    26.7 mi
  • Financial Centre Station
    27.4 mi
Underground stations
  • Nakheel Harbour\x26Tower Metro Station 1
    18.0 mi
  • Mall of the Emirates Metro Station 2
    21.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    113

Hotel Awards

UAEHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDubaiBab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in United Arab Emirates

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Rooms and availability

Room types include;

Deluxe King Room

Deluxe Twin Room

Superior King Room

Superior Twin Room

Deluxe Suite

Junior Suite

Royal Suite

One child under three years stays free of charge in a baby cot. One child under 12 years stays free of charge when using existing beds. One child under 12 years is charged AED 120 per night and person in an extra bed.

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or King Size bed
Size: 510 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Double room

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    Bed type: Triple
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      Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double Bed or King Size bed
      Size: 540 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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      Double room

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        Superior Double Room
        Bed type: King Size bed or Double or Twin beds or Double Bed
        Size: 400 sq. feet
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        Double room

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          Superior Top-Floor Double Room
          Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Single beds
          Size: 400 sq. feet
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            Superior Second Floor Twin Room
            Bed type: 2 Single beds or King Size bed
            Size: 400 sq. feet
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            This room is located on the second floor and offers a choice of desert or courtyard views. Max. number of occupants 2 adults and 1 child under 12 years old.

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              Superior Suite
              Bed type: Twin beds or Triple
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                Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
                Size: 510 sq. feet
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                • Private bathroom
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                Deluxe Room, Terrace

                Room facilities
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                  Deluxe Suite
                  Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed
                  Size: 700 sq. feet
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa - Dubai Dubai location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    Endurance Village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 00000

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Dubai
                      30.1 mi
                    Airports
                    • Al Maktoum (DWC)
                      7.3 mi
                    • Dubai (DXB)
                      31.3 mi
                    Train Stations
                    • Dubai Mall Station
                      26.7 mi
                    • Financial Centre Station
                      27.4 mi
                    Underground stations
                    • Nakheel Harbour\x26Tower Metro Station 1
                      18.0 mi
                    • Mall of the Emirates Metro Station 2
                      21.2 mi
                    • Bus stop
                      1.3 mi
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Number of rooms:
                      113

                    Hotel Awards

                    UAEHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDubaiBab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in United Arab Emirates

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                    What's nearby.

                    There are full spa services, camel rides, an authentic “souk”, a water park, Arabian horseback riding, a fitness center, henna treatments and painting, swimming in an array of pools, a kid’s club, dancing classes, sauna, bath / hot tub, Jacuzzi, garden, billiards, beauty salon.

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Wüstentour - 3.0 mi

                    Getting there.

                    The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa is located about 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport and Dubai city center. It offers free airport transfers.

                    Getting around.

                    Guests can explore the surrounding desert by jeep, horse or camel. Bikes Available (free) forty-five minutes from the Dubai International Airport. There is also free airport transfer.

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Number of rooms:
                      113

                    Hotel Awards

                    UAEHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDubaiBab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in United Arab Emirates

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                    Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

                    Average guest rating

                    8.2out of 10
                    Excellent
                    Based on 293 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Service
                    10.0
                    Value
                    9.0

                    Individual guest reviews

                    • Single
                      10.0

                      This time I was alone and I really enjoyed it. Definitely I will come again but with company to share the ultimate relaxation.

                    • Family with children
                      10.0

                      The place is very peaceful and quite .. Staff were extremely professional and helpful

                      When we ordered food from in room dining they brought a completely different dish .. Considering the prices the food should also be up to standard

                    • Family with children
                      7.0

                      Virtually easy check-in and check-out process, done in 5 minutes! This is a wonderful hotel for a relaxing weekend or romantic get away. Couples will enjoy a romantic night swim or option of seeking a romantic little spot (which were many) throughout the resort. The resort has a very peaceful atmosphere for someone who desires to get away from stress for a weekend. The rooms are tastefully decorated in Arabic decor. I was there as part of a birthday celebration. The resort provided a very tasty cake! The staff are very pleasant. We were given a bottle of cold water to go and noticed our car washed of sand. Nice!

                      The food and drinks were very expensive! We only ate the tasty cake and snacks we brought along with us. The bathroom could have been cleaner. The tub was dirty. Room service was slow. We had to call them 3 times for same service. The beds were mediocre comfort. The mattress was typical as well as pillows.

                    • Family with children
                      8.2

                      A Luxury stay in the mid desert, very relaxing , an excellent welcoming staff especially AlFursan Restaurant.Amazing decor and ambience The small details in the room itself, the antique touch in the doors, windows, curtians, even mini bar without fridge looks more natural , all simple with amazing touch , even the ligth switch , the traditional soap in the bathroom, all these details remind with my village in Syria, the air condition hole looks natural and cooling with complete silence as if the room not provided with a cnetral a/c system, amazing work. Also we should never forget swimming in the big pool with your family and you are almost touching the desert by hand with perfect cleaniness. The whole design of the Resort is amazing.a great job.

                      Too far from Dubai and no sorounding activities since you are 40 km in the desert,especially for my 3 kids.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.4

                      I've staying in the uae for 8 years & had the best Pizza ever.

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      It was hard to found location of hotel , I think hotels staff needs to give much more clear info about location of the hotel or at least in his website make a little more clear to be easy for his guest to find location of the hotel .thanx

                    • Couple
                      7.4

                      i like the activities of the hotel and the decoration , designs , its too calm and romance hotel

                    • Group of friends
                      9.2

                      Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa Wow,realy great resort and spa .I like everything there . There is an excellent stuff ,services and facilities.

                      An expensive foods.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.8

                      Excellent service and friendly, courteous staff.

                      Expensive, considering we booked during an off-peak period.

                    • Family with children
                      9.2

                      Very very friendly staff..lifeguards near all pools..fantastic place for kids..

                      I think would be variety of food - but hotel still had yummy restaurants

                    • Couple
                      9.6

                      Great staff, great rooms, lovely hotel and excellent food at the desert restaurant.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      quality of the staff and room

                      My wife and I have stayed at the resort numerous times since it opened. This time we both became very ill immediately after eating the breakfast buffet!!!!

                    • Couple
                      9.6

                      the peacefull desert all around you, and the traditional arab designs

                      they kept knocking the door the check the mini bar

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Everything, it was gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous

                    • Group of friends
                      10.0

                      From the time we checked in till the time we left it was fantastic. Staff were really friendly and helpful. You feel like you are really in the desert away from all the hussle and bussle of the city even though you aren't really that far from it. It was peaceful and the setting is really beautiful.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa - Dubai Dubai location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    Endurance Village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 00000

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Dubai
                      30.1 mi
                    Airports
                    • Al Maktoum (DWC)
                      7.3 mi
                    • Dubai (DXB)
                      31.3 mi
                    Train Stations
                    • Dubai Mall Station
                      26.7 mi
                    • Financial Centre Station
                      27.4 mi
                    Underground stations
                    • Nakheel Harbour\x26Tower Metro Station 1
                      18.0 mi
                    • Mall of the Emirates Metro Station 2
                      21.2 mi
                    • Bus stop
                      1.3 mi
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Number of rooms:
                      113

                    Hotel Awards

                    UAEHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDubaiBab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in United Arab Emirates

                    Use Badge