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

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
713 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 202040 min drive
Popular LocationDubai Parks and Resorts45 min drive
Popular LocationExpo 2020 Grounds50 min drive
AirportDubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.)54 min drive

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  • Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Terrace

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 505 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsTwin Room, 2 Single Beds, Terrace
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Terrace

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 498 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Terrace
  • Superior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSuperior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Room (September Super Sale)

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds and 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom (September Super Sale)
  • Stay and Get AED 200 Dining Credit

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStay and Get AED 200 Dining Credit
  • Summer Destination Offer

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSummer Destination Offer
  • Junior Suite

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 534 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Deluxe Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 699 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Suite
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed

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

  • Dubailand - 31 min drive
  • Dubai Expo 2020 - 40 min drive
  • Dubai Parks and Resorts - 45 min drive
  • Expo 2020 Grounds - 50 min drive
  • Ibn Battuta Mall - 50 min drive

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Al Hadeerah - Closed – 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 - Closed – Restaurant offering Italian cuisine. Serves dinner daily.

About this property

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa

Family-friendly hotel with 4 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools
4 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self 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 self parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6 AM to 5:30 AM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: AED 150 for adults and AED 75 for children
  • 4 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
  • 1 swim-up bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Archery
  • Bike rentals
  • 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 any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • 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 lobby

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

Renovations and closures

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

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 450 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 3)

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
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 8:00 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
A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Bab Al Shams Desert
Bab Al Shams Desert Endurance City
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort Endurance City
Bab Al Shams Resort
Bab Shams Desert Resort
Bab Shams Resort
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort Spa
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort Dubai
Bab Al Shams Desert Dubai
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 8:00 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?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 2 AM.
What time is check-out at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa?
Checkout is at noon.
Does Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of AED 450 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 MOTIONGATE™ Dubai. Bollywood Parks™ Dubai and Legoland® Dubai are also within 32 miles (52 km).
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Wonderful
5 - Excellent
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4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful property, great pool and good breakfast. Since the hotel was fully booked (which I don't think should be done during these times) it was very full at the pool and the service at the breakfast was very slow. Would definitely come back but I would try not to stay on a weekend again.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The perfect desert resort. Everything we hoped for and more. 👍
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing hotel, staff, room, service, food. 10/10! I totally recommend for an authentic experience
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
Property and staff were very good. Food was also very good however the level of cleanliness in the room was not very good. Under the bed and wardrobe was dirty tissues and so much dust and dirt.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: 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

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