Well trained staff, a safe place (I once let my door wide open for a day, nothing was missing and not even the Dahab cats got in :-) and a very nice place with a good pub. The beach bar was chilling, so was the pool, I loved it. Did a diving course with the diving school on the facility (very friendly and excellent teachers!). Prices reasonable, so I would recommend it. May be not, if you are lokking for a white sand beach hotel, since the beach is rocky. But everything is reachable in short distant. The restaurant was good, but ask for pancakes for breakfast, they are not on the buffet. These were the best I had for a long time! I will be back next month. Great place!
Mr.Kay from German from Cairo
This small privately owned hotel has developed a good reputation over the years for providing a warm and friendly atmosphere …More
We arrived into a tranquil atmosphere and warm welcome from the hotel staff and were presented with a nice glass of hibiscus juice. We were a party of six consisting of two couples and two teenagers. All three rooms were very spacious and well thought through, with a great dressing room area, and separate sitting area, as well as the very roomy bedroom. All rooms have a pool view with either a personal balcony or terrace area in which to sit and relax. The pool area is serviced throughout the day with clean towels and also has very comfortable sun beds.
Throughout our stay of two weeks there was consistency in the attention to detail and it was clear that every member of staff worked well and pre-empted the needs of their guests.
The restaurant was fronted by the excellent Tito and his dedicated team, all food and drinks were very tasty, with a varied menu including pizzas made from a proper pizza oven. Glasses, utensils, and crockery were immaculate.
All members of staff exuded a passion and pride in the Sheikh Ali Hotel and were always looking for ways to exceed their guests expectations. Their award of best hotel in Dahab is still very much well deserved. Thank you Sheikh Ali.
First off if you want to learn to dive or are a diver who has never visited Dahab, go book your holiday here immediately. If you don't you will be making a mistake you'll regret for the rest of your life! I've just come back from a solo visit to the Tropitel, learned to dive with Kerstin of the Lagona dive centre and had a truly excellent holiday. The thing which makes this place special is the staff, they will bend over backwards to resolve any problems you might have and will do their best to make you feel welcome and happy. The main thing is to say something as soon as it becomes a problem, once you do you'll be impressed with how quickly action is taken. If you want a lot of nocturnal activity and animation teams then probably best book somewhere else because the Tropitel doesn't have any of those. However, if you want a peaceful and relaxing pool holiday, or some of the best diving anywhere on the planet, then you can do a lot worse. I could nitpick about minor stuff with the food and the room but I'm not going to because none of it really mattered to me enough to say anything. I never went hungry and found the room clean and comfortable. The house reef means there's no easy access to the sea from the beach, but just go snorkelling there once and you'll soon realise that what you get more than makes up for it. In terms of location the transfer to Sharm is about an hour but it means you get no noise at from the airport. Like I said, peaceful and friendly.
Perfectly located in a magnificent spot where the sea hugs the feet of the golden Sinai Mountains/ Tropitel Dahab Oasis …More
Hotel overall was great , room very clean , alot of green areas everywhere , service was excellent , staff was friendly , very good activities available on site
massage was not available for MEN this is the only point but as a total Vote , i recommend this Hotel
Stayed at Red Sea Relax for three nights before going to Wadi Rum and Petra in Jordan. I was more than happy with the hotel, the location was excellent and had a good breakfast, the staff were very helpful and their English was excellent. Before I went I was a little worried about potential trouble in Egypt (Nov 2013) but there was none what so ever. Minutes away from the hotel there are stunning coral reefs to swim, snorkel and dive amongst. There are many places to rent diving equipment, I paid roughly £2 for the day to rent snorkel equipment from the dive centre next to the hotel. The hotel offered a taxi service from the airport which was roughly 20 Euro.
"nice and quiet away from traffic. very reasonably"
i felt like home away from home.
i think the main reason is this hotel is a family operated business, so everyone acts for the hotel's and guest's best interest,
the whole staff is young and the food is beyond anyone's expectation
other available entertainment facilities and the night activities by the hotel management make no need for leaving the hotel at all during your stay.
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