86% Based on 2157 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Endurance City awaits you at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa. You'll be 2.5 km (1.6 mi) from Dubai International Endurance City. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include 3 outdoor swimming pools, a full-service spa, and a restaurant.

You can enjoy free wired Internet, sofa beds, and satellite TV, featured in all 115 rooms. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes, slippers, and free toiletries. Additionally, coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and free bottled water are available.

A day of pampering at satori spa can include deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy, and mani/pedis along with access to the sauna and steam room. At the hotel's own poolside bar or bar/lounge, you can enjoy a drink. Enjoy the free kids' club, health club, spa tub, and sauna. Meeting rooms, a business centre, and limo/town car service are among the business amenities offered. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a kids' swimming pool, and free supervised kids' activities. Buffet breakfast is available daily. There's also free valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions in proximity to this 5-star Endurance City hotel include Mall of the Emirates and Ski Dubai.

Superior Twin Room, 1 Single Bed

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£232 per night

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Terrace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Twin Room, 1 Single Bed, Terrace

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

86% of guests recommend out of 2157 reviews

Excellent 1479
Good 445
Average 149
Poor 53
Terrible 31
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa

Location Al Qudra Road adjacent to, Endurance City, 8168

Property Features

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, 3 the outdoor swimming pools, a health club, and a spa tub. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A swim-up bar and A bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include A business centre, a limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. A kid's pool, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the luxury Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa. A round-trip airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Free valet parking is available.

  • 115 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 5 conference rooms
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Bar or lounge
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's club (free)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Sofa bed
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.) (70.8 km / 44 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa offers 115 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Televisions come with premium Satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. 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.

  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily.

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa has a restaurant on-site.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

3 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.

  • Playground on site
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

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

  • Number of treatment rooms 6
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available upon request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 11 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: AED 1600.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: AED 750.00 (from 9 to 17 years old)
  • Tourism fee: AED 20.00 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AED130 for adults and AED65 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED400 per vehicle (one-way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • One child 11 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.