The hotel's location is superb, especially if you enjoy swimming (25m pool, water temperature OK in early November), wind-surfing, or diving (Sinai divers - very safe and reasonable charges, are on site).
It is a shame that the Hilton franchise is ending at the end of December 2013. The hotel (owned by MisterHotels of Egypt) doesn't meet Hilton international standards for 5* but is more than good enough for me.
The value for the price we paid was outstanding.
"Amazing hotel close to the beach, beautiful reefs"
We stayed at Le Meridien Dahab resort for a week in March 2014 and it was one of the best holidays we have ever had. The customer service was exceptional, everybody was so friendly and welcoming. The manager on duty was very attentive and whenever he saw us, he came to check how we are doing and whether we are enjoying the holiday. We had only breakfast included in the package so we were having a lunch and dinner in the Vie restaurant where the food was amazing. We tried Egyptian meals (lentil soup – delicious!) and also international dishes like pizza and pasta. We liked their pizza so much, that we called it “Egyptian pizza”. The resort is very spacious and all facilities are just two steps away, so you can have a lunch on the beach if you like. The hotel has a private beach and you can do snorkelling. We saw amazing fishes and reefs. If you are adventures, you can arrange for a snorkelling trip to Blue Hole or Napoleon. We did the snorkelling there and it was spectacular! The resort is very clean and the rooms are beautifully designed. We honestly had the best time ever. I would recommend this place to everybody and probably we will come back there next year. The hotel is only an hour driving from Sharm El Sheik airport but we are glad we decided to go a bit away from popular and crowded Sharm El Sheik area as Dahab is a lovely and you will never get bored. For the sport fanatics, the resort has a gym and tennis court.
Very nice stay at Swiss Inn Hotel.
Staff were friendly and helpful.
Room was nice and cleaned daily.
Food was good.
Very close to the beach with easy access to kitesurfing and windsurfing schools.
What more could you want!
Swiss Inn Dahab Resort is a Deluxe Four Stars Resort located in south sinai, Dahab, Egypt. overlooks world surfing and diving …More
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.
we actually swamin the sea and not in the pool, but the pool looks wonderful and those in it appeared to be enjoying themselves. Nice location, nice beach. Seems they may have trucked in sand, as their sand was finer and had fewer stones than other hotel beaches.
"All inclusive" means every drink or ice cream you want is already paid for by you. HUGE buffet lunch and dinner is for every guest. So if you want to drink a lot and eat a lot at lunch, go for the all inclusive. If you want to be swimming, snorkeling or diving, windsurfing, etc., 'all inclusive' probably means paying for more than you will be getting. Drink prices for those of us with non- inclusive rates were double those at other hotels.
Traveller from Almaty Kazakhstan
Modern resort complex with arched entrance portico, set on the beachfront of Dahab Bay, three kilometres from city centre …More
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.
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