Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort

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Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel in Mahdar Bin Usayyan with spa and safari

9.6/10 Exceptional

555 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
The price is CA $417
Price available on 08/04/2022
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1 Qasr Al Sarab Road, Liwa Desert, Mahdar Bin Usayyan, 131277
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 5 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Free children's club
  • Free babysitting
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Children's pool
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting (free)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (free)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

Getting around

  • Abu Dhabi Intl. Airport (AUH) - 127 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort

A great choice for a stay in Mahdar Bin Usayyan, Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort features a free kids' club and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for AED 900 per vehicle. Guests can visit the spa to be pampered with hot stone massages, body wraps, or facials, and Al Waha, one of 5 restaurants, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. An outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a health club are other highlights at this luxurious hotel. Fellow travelers say great things about the pool and helpful staff.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 205 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 5:30 AM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • All guests are required to present a valid government-issued ID card at check-in. A valid passport with UAE entry stamp, UAE Emirates ID, and GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) ID are accepted.
  • Due to COVID-19, guests are encouraged to submit their ID to the property in advance of arrival.
  • Guests are required to have the AL HOSN UAE App installed on their mobile devices. Guests may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history (such as showing passport immigration stamps) and/or complete a health declaration.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21

Children

  • Free babysitting
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10:30 AM
  • 5 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Barbecue grills
  • Private dining
  • 24-hour room service

Taking the kids

  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Free babysitting

What to do

  • Tennis
  • Yoga classes
  • Archery
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Safari
  • Horse riding/rentals

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 15 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2009
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • LCD television
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Free crib/infant bed

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom (not in room)
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet (surcharge)
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Anantara Spa has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, Thai massages, facials, and body wraps. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Al Waha - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Suhail - This fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Ghadeer - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: AED 1090
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: AED 545 (from 5 to 12 years old)

Optional extras

  • Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for AED 100 per night (rates may vary)
  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AED 164 for adults and AED 82 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AED 900 per vehicle (one-way)

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for AED 425.0 per day

Parking

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, mobile payments and cash.

Mobile payment options include: Alipay.

Drones and aerial surveillance devices are not permitted at this property.

Also known as

Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort Mahdar Bin Usayyan
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Mahdar Bin Usayyan
Anantara Qasr al Sarab sert M
Anantara Qasr Al Sarab Desert
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort Hotel
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort Mahdar Bin Usayyan
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort Hotel Mahdar Bin Usayyan

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

9.6

Exceptional

9.7/10

Cleanliness

9.5/10

Staff & service

9.4/10

Amenities

9.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.0/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very good

David, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Carolyn, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Best desert hotel in the UAE
Fantastic service, fantastic location, fantastic hotel. Without a doubt the best desert hotel in the UAE. An incredible and unique experience that made my birthday weekend there unforgettable.
Kyle, 2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Zhu, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

SOOGYEONG, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

High End but Bulldozers Disturbing the Peace
Perfect service. Very nice hotel. Outstanding breakfast buffet on the plus side. Very disappointing to have noisy bulldozers, cranes, trucks and neon-lights in full view where you´d expect a quiet desert during the day-time and in the evening.
Stefan, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very nice experience to stay inside the Arabian Desert. Great facility surrounded by the beautiful golden and reddish sand dunes.
Ziad, 3-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Joshua, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Unique experience ,worth the trip
Unique architecture in the middle of the desert , great dining / housekeeping service team . Great effort for developing and running this place.
2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Life best
Life best hotel
Jeonghoon, 1-night family trip
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