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Reviewed 10 June 2011

We stayed at the fort from 17th May-31st May, from arrival to departure all the staff at the hotel were very attentive and helpful nothing was too much trouble, it probably helped that hotel was only half full so staff werent overstretched. The room was spacious & kept spotless by our cleaner, we were on the ground floor and had... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 June 2011

We went to Fort Arabesque from 13 May to 27th May. I could not fault this hotel. The best bit is the beach, lovely and sandy, gently shelving and house reef to snorkel It is the best beach in Makadi Bay, it has plenty of sunbeds never need to be up early! You can walk into the sea and snorkel... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 May 2011

We stayed at the Fort from 10th to 20th May. I cannot see why so many negative reviews. ROOMS: the standard rooms are enormous, two queens, table and two chairs, sofa and coffee table + balcony table and chairs. FOOD: We found the food to be of a very good standard. We've had a worse and better but there was... More 

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Reviewed 26 May 2011

Just arrived home yesterday after a wonderful month, just perfect. We arrived on the 26th April until the 24th May 2011. This was to celebrate my husbands 70th Birthday, wow, what a day he had, lots of surprises, thanks to Pam our Saga Rep and of course the Hotel. A big thank you to all. We requested a ground floor... More 

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Reviewed 22 May 2011

Stayed at 'The Fort' last year ( reviewed on here) and was so looking forward to returning for a few weeks R&R. Hotel was a bit quieter, but not too much, and everything was pretty much to the same standards as last year, except for the food. I don't know if they have a new chef or what, but the... More 

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Reviewed 15 May 2011

We booked with Thomas cook for a week at Easter at the Fort Arabesque, we flew from manchester which, this time, was quite stressfull , in my opinion its quite a confusing place for the unaquainted! and on top of that I realised at the check in desk that we only had 15kg of baggage allowance (when did that change?),... More 

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Reviewed 11 May 2011

Thank goodness the room had a tv, as at least I could listen to the news during my THREE DAYS SPENT ILL IN BED! Once, I felt too poorly even to get out of bed whilst the cleaners made it. My husband rang reception that evening & asked for housekeeping to come to change the sheets. They came promptly, weren't... More 

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Reviewed 6 May 2011

Travelled to Egypt for a nile cruise and stay at the fort arabesque had a 4hr journey across the the desert from luxor which as hard going, the hotel is accessed via a rather grotty road but the hotel itself was lovely fantastic views over the sea and a huge private beach the hotel has wonderful gardens there were a... More 

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Leicestershire
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Reviewed 6 May 2011

We only stayed 5 nights at the end of a trip to Cairo and a 7 night nile cruise. Check in was slightly odd and we didn't get a map or clear instructions. Luckily we are well versed in All Inclusive hols like this so were able to guess alot of the stipulations. We arrived East Monday and it was... More 

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Reviewed 3 May 2011

We stayed at Fort Arabeque from 22nd - 29th April and travelled through Thomas Cook. We were transferred to our hotel, checked in and shown to our room by a porter. We were in room 309 which was on the 3rd floor. Nice room, excellent view, clean - could do with a refurb in parts, some of the units were... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa, & Villas promises tranquilityand opulence with its 444 luxurious rooms, suites, privateapartments and 14 newly built villas.Four dining venues, five swimming pools, including a children's pool(three of which are heated), a state-of-the-art gym, world class Thai managed Spa and sports facilities as well as I-Dive, a five-starIDC PADI dive center, guarantee a fun and unforgettable hotel experience.Inspired by the Sardinian roots of its architects, FortArabesque Resort & Spa combines distinctive Italianand Arabic accents in its architecture, from its imposingmedieval fort structure to its interior touches and décor,where the different shades of Egyptian cave stones fromAswan blend with the antique fine wood furnishings oforiental designs.We would like to introduce our new concept as well, which is unique in Egypt.Nestled within the Fort Arabesque resort, The Villas offer its guests luxurious accommodation, space and privacy in addition to a more personal and dedicated service. Each of the 14 Villas (8 units with 1 bedroom + 1 bathroom, 6 units with 2 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms) is tastefully decorated to reflect the mix of Arabic accents and Mediterranean influences of the Fort Arabesque Resort. All units have private garden and terrace with private access to a secluded swimming pool exclusive to The Villas. To ensure a fast and efficient service, the check-in is done through a private reception. The residents also have access to the Pavilion which is a private lounge where the villa guests can enjoy a semi-served upgraded breakfast in the morning. For lunch and dinner time the Pavilion functions as an A’la Carte Restaurant, giving the opportunity to enjoy a fine dining experience. The extra benefits of the Villa Guests include free Wi-Fi, free Gym usage and various discounts in the different outlets of the hotel.Guests at The Villas are free to use all the facilities and enjoy the same ‘all inclusive’ benefits at the resort with quick access to the main restaurant and the beach as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas

Address: Safaga Road | Abu Makhadeg Bay, Makadi Bay, Hurghada, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Hurghada > Makadi Bay
Price Range: RM213 - RM605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 458
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Also Known As:
Hotel Fort Arabesque
Fort Arabesque Makadi Bay
Fort Arabesque Hurghada
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Makadi Bay
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Makadi Bay
#10 Family Hotel in Makadi Bay
#11 Romantic Hotel in Makadi Bay
#11 Luxury Hotel in Makadi Bay
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“Low floor for accessibility room 1119 was ok.”
 of 5 bubbles JILLYDALTON999, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the restaurant and reception area are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles hilarywalker2016, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed near the pool in a large family room with a lovely balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles cathye967, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“West wing near the pool and restaurant. Quiet rooms are in east wing and rooms 4401 to 4406 will be the best. .”
 of 5 bubbles Ibrahim_Abdel_Salam3, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“go elsewhere”
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