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2 outdoor pools, open 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
2 outdoor pools, open 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Terrace/patio
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.6/5 Wonderful
706 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning
Spa
Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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Explore the area

Popular LocationDubai Expo 202039 min drive
Popular LocationDubai Autodrome46 min drive
Popular LocationIbn Battuta Mall49 min drive
AirportDubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.)54 min drive

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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Terrace

    Room amenities

    • 498 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Terrace
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Terrace

    Room amenities

    • 505 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsTwin Room, 2 Single Beds, Terrace
  • Superior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsSuperior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Deluxe Suite

    Room amenities

    • 699 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite
  • Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 534 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Summer Destination Offer

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsSummer Destination Offer
  • Stay and Get AED 200 Dining Credit

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds OR 1 King Bed
    More detailsStay and Get AED 200 Dining Credit

About this area

Dubai

Located in Dubai, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa is in the historical district. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dubai Expo 2020 - 39 min drive
  • Global Village - 43 min drive
  • Dubai Autodrome - 46 min drive
  • Dubai Marina Mall - 48 min drive
  • Ibn Battuta Mall - 49 min drive

Getting around

  • Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.) - 54 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Al Hadeerah – Family restaurant offering Middle Eastern cuisine. Serves dinner daily.
  • Al Forsan – Garden-view restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast and lunch daily.
  • Masala – Restaurant offering Indian cuisine. Serves dinner on selected days.
  • Le Dune – Restaurant offering Italian cuisine. Serves dinner daily.

About this property

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa

Family-friendly hotel with 5 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools
5 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge and a swim-up bar are on-site. All 115 individually decorated rooms feature free wired Internet and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers.
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa offers 115 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

2 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a spa tub and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Satori spa has 6 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free valet parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6 AM to 5:30 AM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11:00 AM: AED 150 for adults and AED 75 for children
  • 5 restaurants
  • 1 swim-up bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Archery
  • Bike hire
  • Children's pool
  • Ecotours
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/hire
  • Mountain biking
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Russian

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 6 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Handrails in hallways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 22-inch TV
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Free newspapers
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM and 2 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 6 AM to 5:30 AM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Renovations and closures

The following facilities will be closed from 12 July 2020 to 30 September 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue
  • Spa

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 5 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: AED 20 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AED 150 for adults and AED 75 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 440 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
One child 5 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort Endurance City
Bab Al Shams Desert Endurance City
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort Dubai
Bab Al Shams Desert Dubai
Bab Al Shams Desert
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort Spa
Bab Al Shams Desert Spa Dubai
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort Spa
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa Hotel
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa Dubai
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa Hotel Dubai

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa and receive a full refund?
Yes, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Pool access is from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Is Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa?
Valet parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 2 AM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at noon.
Does this hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of AED 440 per vehicle, one-way, applies.
Where is Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa located?
Located in the historical district, this family-friendly hotel is within 32 mi (52 km) of Dubailand, Global Village and Dubai Parks and Resorts. MOTIONGATE™ Dubai and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai are also within 32 miles (52 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa

4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
484
4 - Good
166
3 - Okay
35
2 - Mediocre
15
1 - Poor
6
4.6
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.6
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Really fantastic hotel with attentive, focussed staff. A special mention to Jamshaid at the pool who went out of his way to give top notch service.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

The service was perfect. The hotel and grounds were kept beautifully and it felt so restful and relaxing. The rooms were beautiful and the food at the restaurants was great. I would live to go back again.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

i like the fact that the resort is in the desert. We get to see the sunrise :D The place is clean

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020