Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort - Hurghada

Hurghada, Egypt

72%
417 reviews
Fair family hotel. Located near shopping areas and the beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Central Heating
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Minibar
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Playground
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Foyer
    • Café
    • Medical Assistance
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Air conditioning
    • Small supermarket
    • Bicycle Hire
  • Food
    • Evening Buffet
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Lunch Buffet
    • All inclusive
    Activities
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Sun terrace
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Bocce
    • Aerobics
    • Entertainment Program
    • Diving
    • Ping Pong
    • Massage
    • Aerobics
    • Archery
    • Cycling/Mountain Biking
    • Steam bath
    • Horse Riding
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Pool bar
    • Basketball
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Darts
    • Minigolf
Safaga Road P.O. Box 263 Hurghada Red Sea

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.

    "Nice building."

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  • Comfort
    86%
    "Rather comfortable"

    Large rooms. Spacious room.

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

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  • Location
    79%
    "Great location"

    Great trips. Beach short. Free parking.

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

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  • Breakfast
    72%
    "Tasty breakfast"

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Room
    72%
    "Great room"

    Rooms are very clean. Good view. Spacious room.

    "Tidy rooms with great balconies and beds." "Big but poorly maintained rooms." "Old rooms with problems in furnishing and bathroom cleanliness." "Average views and good A/C is adequate."

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  • Service
    70%
    "Fantastic service"

    Helpfull staff. Staff is very friendly. Staff are friendly.

    "Great management and friendly, professional staff." "Recreation staff is ok." "Reception, housekeeping and restaurant service were adequate."

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  • Food
    59%
    "Food is all right"

    Poor buffet. New menu. Horrible Food.

    "Poor snacks and overall mediocre dining." "Guests unimpressed by menu and desserts." "Good fish and seafood, and decent side dishes." "Tasty vegetables." "Tasty soups."

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  • Vibe
    39%
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Outdated hotel.

    "Vibe is not too good." "Hotel could use some updating." "Atmosphere could be friendlier." "Awesome for families." "Good for traveling with friends."

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  • WiFi
    37%
    "Complaints about WiFi"

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

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