The Desert Rose Resort

Hurghada, Egypt

7.3 K reviews
Very good wellness hotel. Located near shopping areas and the airport.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Safe
    • King-size Bed
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Double Bed
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Wheelchair access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Tiling
    • Minibar
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Bicycle Cellar
    • Playground
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Restaurant(s) with a smoking section
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Pub(s)
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Foyer
    • Theater
    • Medical Assistance
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Nightclub
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Special Diet
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Special Offers
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • All inclusive
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Paddle Boats
    • Entertainment Program
    • Diving
    • Ping Pong
    • Windsurfing
    • Aqua aerobics
    • Cycling/Mountain Biking
    • Saltwater Pool
    • Swimming Pool
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Darts
    • Sun terrace
    • Bocce
    • Number of Pools
    • Banana Boat
    • Massage
    • Surfing
    • Aerobics
    • Sailing
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Basketball
Km 16 Hurghada-Safaga Road Hurghada Red Sea


This luxury hotel is set in landscaped gardens with a total area of about 300,000 m². It enjoys its own private beach, more than 1 km long, with a natural lagoon and two points of direct access to the open sea. The resort is situated between the Desert Mountains and the Red Sea, and lies approximately 12 km from Hurghada airport.


This hotel was built in 2001. Travellers are welcomed at the establishment, which has a total of 912 rooms. Services such as a safe and a currency exchange service ensure a comfortable stay. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a café, a bar and a pub. Various shops are available, including a supermarket. The grounds of the accommodation feature a playground and an attractive garden. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Travellers can also use the bicycle storage facilities. Additional services include a babysitting service, a childcare service, medical assistance, room 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.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating, a living room, a kitchen and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Most of the accommodation units offer a side-on sea view. The rooms have a double bed and a sofa bed. Further bookable amenities include separate bedrooms. Cots are available for younger guests. A safe and a minibar are also available. Additional features include a fridge and a tea/coffee station. A telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. Some of the rooms are adapted for wheelchair users. Amenities in the bathrooms include a shower. A hairdryer is also available. Special family rooms are available for families with children.


The establishment offers an outdoor pool and a children's pool. A waterslide offers fun for all ages. The sun loungers and parasols on the sun terrace offer a great place to unwind. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. There is also a poolside snack bar. A variety of sporting activities are available at the accommodation, for example bocce, beach volleyball and basketball, or for a fee, biking/mountain biking and tennis. With aquafit, or for a fee, windsurfing, paddle boating, banana boat rides, sailing and diving, fans of water sports will have plenty of options to choose from. The hotel features a wide range of indoor sports options, with darts, as well as a gym, table tennis, billiards, gymnastics and aerobics for a fee. The establishment offers a range of facilities in the wellness area. Options include a spa or, for an additional fee, a sauna, a steam bath, a beauty salon and massage treatments. Leisure facilities include an entertainment programme, live music, a disco, a kids' club, a kids' disco and a nightclub.


All-inclusive is bookable. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast or lunch. Staff are also happy to provide special dietary cuisine. In addition, special catering options and snacks are available. The accommodation offers alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages.


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


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Gorgeous surroundings. Excellent landscaping. Wonderful environment.

    "Great location near the airport." "Excellent location with good bars, restaurants, shopping and beaches nearby." "Medium distance to city centre." "Excellent parking and car access."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Thanks to guest relation. Staff are amazing. Amazing animation team.

    "Friendly service, with great service at restaurant and bar, and OK reception." "Recreation staff is nice." "Great childcare and entertainment together with professional service." "Room service is average." "Booking process is sufficient." "Average tour guide." "Hotel security is ok." "Shuttle service can be an issue."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Fair breakfast. Nice breakfast.

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Comfort

    AC worked well. Quiet holiday. Sea view Wide.

    "Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds." "Some rooms are noisy, and bathrooms are so-so."

  • Food
    "Food is all right"

    Stale bread. Terrible Christmas dinner. I enjoyed sea food.

    "Food is all right." "Great desserts and fruits, with mediocre menu and prices." "Fish & seafood is acceptable." "Adequately clean restaurant with great salads." "Unappetizing pork dishes and side dishes." "Vegetables are average." "Snacks are ok." "Pasta is ok." "Tasty soups." "Acceptable poultry dishes." "Beef dishes & steaks are all right."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    AC worked well. Broken remote control. Toilet rusty.

    "Acceptable beds, balconies, and cleanliness." "Views are great, but rooms are outdated and poorly-maintained." "Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Poor quality TV's, furniture, and kitchenettes." "Large rooms, and good minibars." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Not a five star resort. Toilets are old. Music loud.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Stylish hotel." "Pleasant entrance area." "Hotel is fairly plain." "Great for a wellness holiday." "Good for traveling with friends."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    There was no internet. Internet signal bad. Poor wi-fi.

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