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Happy Life or Tropitel?

lancs
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Happy Life or Tropitel?

We are currently deciding between these two hotels for next October half term.Our 16 yr old son will be travelling with us.Anyone any idea which of thses two hotels would suit him the best? Also does either hotel have wifi or internet access? Thanks.

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1. Re: Happy Life or Tropitel?

Tropitel has WiFi that only works in the main reception and lounge area but it isn't free. It's cheaper to pay for a few days than per hour. The Tropitel isn't very modern but is clean and comfortable and a nice pool. It is on the beach and has plenty of banana lounges and beach umbrellas.

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2. Re: Happy Life or Tropitel?

Thank you.

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3. Re: Happy Life or Tropitel?

Westie

We looked closely at both hotels, and decided on Happy Life from 13 - 27 Oct, including half term.

I get the impression that not many kids go to either hotel, Happy Life seems to have more facilities, the tropitel looks like more of a divers hang out.

If it helps, we are bringing our 14yr old son, his 16yr old sister and her 17yr old friend; there's nothing like company to relieve teen boredom (and let the parents go diving!)

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4. Re: Happy Life or Tropitel?

Both of these hotels are a fair distance from the centre of Dahab, Happy Life is about 5Km and the Tropitel about 7Km in opposite direction out towards the Blue Hole. The Happy Life hotel is at the far end (southern end) of the lagoon (http://goo.gl/maps/7zAk). Expect to pay 20 – 40 LE each way for a taxi or use the hotel mini bus.

Phil

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5. Re: Happy Life or Tropitel?

Happy Life and Tropitel are similar hotels, but there is a possibly important difference for you to consider. Happy Life is close to the Three Pools, where you can go snorkeling and diving. There are also restaurants in this area where perhaps your son can find people approximately his age to identify with and hang out with for a while, as the wait staff are around 18-22 years old. The Tropitel is close to the canyon diving area but typically people go there, dive, snorkle and leave. You'll probably find that there are more people tosocialize with at Happy Life.

I hope this was helpful info! We're looking forward to seeing you in Dahab.

Joseph

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6. Re: Happy Life or Tropitel?

Thanks for your replies everone. Very helpful.

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