Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino

Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

72%
292 reviews
Fair city hotel. Close to the beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Radio
    • Central Heating
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • King-size Bed
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Lounge
    • Double Bed
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Wheelchair access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Tiling
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Playground
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • TV Room
    • Pub(s)
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Foyer
    • Theater
    • Medical Assistance
    • Newspaper stand
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Nightclub
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Drinks Included
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Evening Buffet
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • All inclusive
    Activities
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Speed Boating
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Diving
    • Jet Skiing
    • Windsurfing
    • Ping Pong
    • Squash
    • Aqua aerobics
    • Swimming Pool
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Pool bar
    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Darts
    • Sun terrace
    • Water Skiing
    • Number of Pools
    • Banana Boat
    • Massage
    • Heated Pool(s)
    • Surfing
    • Aerobics
    • Sailing
    • Horse Riding
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Basketball
1 Sonesta Circle Naama Bay Sharm el Sheikh
33 ft to downtown

Location

On Naama Bay, overlooking the Red Sea, this charming conference hotel is a 10-minute drive from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport and a 50-minute flight from Cairo.

Facilities

This hotel was built in 1996. The establishment offers travellers a total of 520 rooms. These are located in the main building (2 storeys) or in one of the 4 adjacent buildings (up to 2 storeys). At the accommodation, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Amenities include a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access (for a fee) is available to travellers in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a café, a bar and a pub. Various shops are available, including a supermarket and a souvenir shop. The grounds of the establishment feature a playground and an attractive garden. Additional features at the accommodation include a newspaper stand, a TV room and a playroom. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Available services and facilities include a babysitting service, a childcare service, medical assistance, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. In addition, a shuttle service is offered.

Rooms

Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. The rooms have a double bed or a king-size bed. Extra beds can be requested. A safe and a minibar are also available. Additional features include a fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. Internet access, a telephone, a TV and a radio add to the comfort of the holiday. Rooms suitable for wheelchair access are bookable. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer can also be found in each of the bathrooms. Bathrooms with wheelchair access can also be booked. Special family rooms are available for families with children.

Sports/Entertainment

The establishment offers an outdoor pool and a children's pool. A sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are available. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. There is also a poolside snack bar. Variety is provided by the wide range of sporting activities offered at the accommodation, for example tennis, beach volleyball, volleyball, basketball and horse riding. A wide range of sports are available, including water sports such as water skiing, windsurfing, jet skiing, motor boat rides, banana boat rides, sailing, diving and aquafit, or for a fee, paddle boating. Guests can take advantage of a wide range of indoor sports at the hotel, including a gym, table tennis, billiards, darts, squash, gymnastics and aerobics. Various wellness options are available at the establishment, including a spa, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments. Leisure facilities include live music, a disco, a kids' club, a kids' disco, a casino and a nightclub.

Meals

All-inclusive is bookable. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. Staff are also happy to provide vegetarian dishes. The accommodation also offers snacks. Drinks are included in the price for travellers. The hotel offers alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages.

Payment

The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.

Ratings

  • Breakfast
    81%
    "Tasty breakfast"

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Amenities
    78%
    "Great amenities"

    "Amenities are good, but the facilities seem older." "Entrance area is ok."

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  • Service
    73%
    "Fantastic service"

    Friendly staff.

    "Friendly, professional service, especially at the bar and restaurant." "Decent reception and housekeeping." "Recreation staff is ok." "Good tour guide."

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  • Location
    67%
    "Location is ok"

    Huge Naama bay. Good location.

    "Location is ok." "Relatively close to the beach."

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  • Comfort
    57%
    "Comfortable"

    Spacious rooms.

    "Rooms are somewhat comfortable and decent sized, and very big." "Peaceful rooms with great beds."

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  • Beach
    57%
    "Reasonable beach"

    Beautiful beach.

    "Reasonable beach." "Clean beach."

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  • Value for money
    49%
    "Value for money could be better"

    Expensive food.

    "Value for money could be better." "Relatively high internet cost."

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  • Cleanliness
    49%
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    Dirty floor.

    "Rooms, bathrooms and dining area all need more cleaning." "Clean hotel facilities." "Moderately clean pool area."

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  • Room
    41%
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Phone not working. Hair dryer very old. Bad room.

    "Old, poorly cleaned rooms and bathrooms, with bad TV's." "Average-sized rooms with great beds." "Badly-maintained rooms and balconies with poor A/C and furniture." "Shower can be a problem."

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  • WiFi
    32%
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Relatively high internet cost."

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  • Vibe
    21%
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Very old resort. Hair dryer very old.

    "Vibe is not too good." "Hotel could use some updating." "Atmosphere could be friendlier." "Entrance area is ok." "Good choice for a city trip." "Good for traveling with friends."

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