Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort - Hurghada

Hurghada, Egypt

75%
443 reviews
Good family hotel. Located near shopping areas and the beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Central Heating
    • Safe
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Double Bed
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Playground
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Café
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Shops
    • Foyer
    • Theater
    • Medical Assistance
    • Nightclub
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Evening Buffet
    • à la carte Dinner
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • All inclusive
    • Set menu dinner
    • Full Board
    Activities
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Diving
    • Ping Pong
    • Archery
    • Cycling/Mountain Biking
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Darts
    • Minigolf
    • Sun terrace
    • Bocce
    • Indoor Pool
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Aerobics
    • Horse Riding
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Basketball
Safaga Road P.O. Box 263 Hurghada Red Sea
886 ft to downtown

Location

A spectacular beach destination, this resort offers panoramic views of the Red Sea and the surrounding desert. The resort features its own diving centre and is located on Hurghada Beach on the Red Sea. It is just 15 minutes from Hurghada International Airport, 20 minutes from central Hurghada, 270 km from Luxor and 500 km from Cairo.

Facilities

The air-conditioned hotel comprises a total of 360 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to guests. Most storeys are accessible by lift. Amenities include a safe and a cash machine. Wireless internet access is available to travellers in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a supermarket and a souvenir shop. The grounds of the establishment feature a playground and an attractive garden. Additional facilities at the hotel include a library. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation for a fee. Additional services include a babysitting service, a childcare service, medical assistance, room service, a wake-up service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. In addition, a shuttle service is offered. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service (for a fee) to explore the surrounding area.

Rooms

Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating, a living room and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Many rooms feature a sea view, which further enhances the ambience. The rooms have a double bed and a sofa bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. A kitchenette equipped with a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station is also provided as standard. A telephone, a TV and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer can also be found in each of the bathrooms. The establishment offers non-smoking rooms.

Sports/Entertainment

A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. A terrace, sun loungers and parasols are available. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. There is also a poolside snack bar. A variety of sports facilities are offered at the hotel. These include tennis, bocce, beach volleyball, volleyball, basketball and crazy golf, or for a fee, biking/mountain biking, archery and horse riding. Water sports enthusiasts are offered diving. Windsurfing is organised by third-party operators. Guests can take advantage of a wide range of indoor sports at the accommodation, including a gym, table tennis, billiards, darts, gymnastics and aerobics. The establishment offers a range of services in the wellness area, such as a spa, a sauna, a steam bath, a hammam and massage treatments, and for an additional fee, a beauty salon. Leisure facilities include an entertainment programme, live music, a disco, a kids' club, a kids' disco and a casino.

Meals

Catering options available at the hotel include bed and breakfast, half board, full board and all-inclusive. Available meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Staff are also happy to provide vegetarian dishes. The accommodation also offers snacks. Options include alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages.

Payment

Major credit cards are accepted as payment at the establishment.

Ratings

  • Amenities
    89%
    "Great amenities"

    Nice facility. Good infrastructure.

    "Average buildings with outdated facilities but overall great amenities."

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  • Comfort
    87%
    "Rather comfortable"

    Private beach. Large rooms. Spacious room.

    "Very comfortable, spacious, and quiet rooms with wonderful beds." "Standard air conditioning."

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  • Location
    75%
    "Great location"

    There are a lot of excursion. Perfect trips. Great trips.

    "Great location near the airport." "Good shopping nearby and not so far from the beach."

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  • Service
    74%
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff very friendly. Staff work hard. Excellent service.

    "Good management evident, with friendly, efficient service, especially in the restaurant." "Recreation staff is ok." "Decent reception and housekeeping."

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  • Room
    73%
    "Great room"

    Good view. Spacious room. Room was very clean.

    "Tidy rooms and bathrooms, with nice beds." "Large rooms with beautiful balconies and charming views." "Outdated, badly maintained rooms with poor furniture." "Standard air conditioning."

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  • Breakfast
    70%
    "Tasty breakfast"

    "Breakfast is average."

  • Food
    64%
    "Food is all right"

    New menu. Minimal food choice. Awful food.

    "Poor snacks and overall mediocre dining." "Poorly rated desserts and fruits, and problems with dining area cleanliness." "Good menu with great vegetables." "Seafood and side dishes are delicious." "Tasty soups." "Pizza is great."

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  • WiFi
    32%
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Free internet."

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  • Vibe
    27%
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Outdated hotel.

    "Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes." "Hotel could use some updating." "Awesome for families." "Good for traveling with friends."

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