Just back from a week at this Hotel, overall very nice; clean; tidy; friendly staff; quality of food, not bad (it was all hot, if a few strange concoctions). It was quiet, in terms of guests but it was the week leading up to Easter. There was only a handful of Brits at this Hotel, so for us, it suited. Predominately it is German and Russian guests, of which the later can be very noisy. A big thank you to Hanni, our waiter who made mealtimes amusing.
A couple of minor gripes, no Coconut milk (for Pina Colada's) & the alcohol content for the Cocktails is far too much. It's about taste not burning the back of your throat.
The breakfast box, however, should you go on the Luxor trip, is shocking, to say the least. A mix of stale rolls, croissants and cake all thrown in a bin liner with an orange for good measure. Not really what you'd expect from a 5* Egyptian resort. A bit more care would have been nice. We did raise this, so hopefully they will address for the future. Most guests tend to feed them to the locals at the rest stops on the way to Luxor.
As previously mentioned by another guest, the weekly disco in the mall. The thumping noise of which, can be felt throughout the Hotel up until 4am.
There is a lot of new building work going on, on the main front of the tourist area of Hurghada, but not so that you can hear it. But will go on for a couple of years, I suspect. The local sellers can become a real pain in the backside, so be warned.
Overall we had a good stay, we went for the weather and it didn't disappoint.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Everything at the Grand Resort is on an impressive scale. Lying right on the tourist promenade, at the very heart of the modern resort area of Hurghada, it boasts generously-sized rooms and an innovative figure of eight layout that allows one side of the hotel to cater for those seeking lively entertainment and music while the other offers tranquillity for those who simply want to relax and unwind. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Grand Hotel Hurghada
- Grand Hotel Hurghada
- Grand Resort Hurghada
- Grand Resort Hotel Hurghada