Bab Al Shams

Bab Al Shams


Al Qudra Road, PO Box 8168, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

ExcellentBased on 708 reviews


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About Bab Al Shams

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of Bab Al Shams, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on December 7, 2023.
Offering a rooftop terrace, an infinity pool and a limousine service, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai is a deluxe base in Dubai. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a sauna and facial treatments.


Good to Know

To Downtown26.4 mi
Nearest airportDubai Al Maktoum Intl
Distance to airport7.2 mi


Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time12:00 PM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+971 4809 6100

Amenities at Bab Al Shams

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • ATM on-site
  • Family rooms
  • Cribs available
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden view
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Infinity pool
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Child pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Outdoor dining area
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Pool view
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Pool with a view
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Pool bar
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Snack bar
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Kettle
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Toothbrush
  • Trash cans
  • Tumble dryer
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Desk
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling
  • Archery
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness center
  • Horse riding
  • Kids' club
  • Table tennis
  • Playground
  • Hiking


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Spa
  • 24-hour security
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Airport shuttle

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Reviews for Bab Al Shams

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at Bab Al Shams, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 710 reviews of Bab Al Shams to date. Review data was last updated on December 7, 2023.
WonderfulBased on 710 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very nice and friendly staff. (in 300 reviews)
  • Pool was amazing and clean. (in 207 reviews)
  • "The breakfast is great, delicious!" (in 163 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room was very dark and dismissal. (in 64 reviews)
  • Food was terrible! (in 56 reviews)
  • The poorest hospitality and worst service (in 24 reviews)

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Photos of Bab Al Shams

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Where is Bab Al Shams?

Find the exact location and address of Bab Al Shams in Dubai, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on December 7, 2023.

Most Popular Landmarks

Ibn Battuta Mall17.3 mi
Ski Dubai20.9 mi
Souq Madinat Jumeirah22.1 mi
Wild Wadi Water Park22.5 mi
Burj Al Arab22.6 mi
Aquaventure Waterpark23.0 mi

Getting Around

Dubai Marina Mall Bus Station19.1 mi
Dubai Etihad Bus Station30.2 mi
Dubai Np30.6 mi
Dubai Hyatt Regency Hotel Bus32.2 mi
Dubai Jumeirah Beach44.0 mi

FAQs when booking at Bab Al Shams

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Bab Al Shams. FAQs were last updated on December 7, 2023.

Is pricing at Bab Al Shams comparable to 5 star hotels in Dubai?

Bab Al Shams is generally less than the average price of 5 stars hotels in Dubai. On average, you can expect to pay $494 per night in Dubai. Bab Al Shams will run you $549 per night, which is 11% cheaper than the Dubai average.

How close is Bab Al Shams to the nearest airport, Dubai Intl Airport?

With a distance of 31.3 mi between Bab Al Shams and the nearest airport, Dubai Intl Airport, the drive typically takes about 1h 02m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Dubai Intl Airport to Bab Al Shams?

Bab Al Shams has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Dubai, renting a car for around $32/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Dubai Intl Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Bab Al Shams guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Dubai.

Is there a pool at Bab Al Shams?

Yes. Many people visiting Dubai look for a hotel with a pool. Bab Al Shams has a pool on site that hotel guests may use, but be advised that hotels typically have rules in regards to pool usage.

How close is Bab Al Shams from the Dubai city center?

Bab Al Shams is 9.9 mi away from the center of Dubai World Central, Dubai. Consider visiting Burj Khalifa, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Bab Al Shams by various forms of transportation.

What is the Bab Al Shams phone number?

The best way to contact Bab Al Shams is by calling +971 4809 6100.

Does Bab Al Shams have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Bab Al Shams has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness center at Bab Al Shams?

Yes. You should consider staying at Bab Al Shams if having access to a fitness center on-site is important.

What is the check-out time at Bab Al Shams?

The standard check-out time at Bab Al Shams is 12:00 PM. Guests can usually check-in from 3:00 PM. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

How much does it cost to stay at Bab Al Shams, Dubai?

$262 per night is the best price found recently for a room at Bab Al Shams, with average deals around $549 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see current prices.

Is there a restaurant at Bab Al Shams?

There is an on-site restaurant - contact Bab Al Shams for opening and last order times. The resort also has a bar.

Does Bab Al Shams have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at Bab Al Shams. Guests also have access to an iron and an ironing board during their stay - either in the room, or by asking the front desk.

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