We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Fantastic hotel”

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh
Ranked #6 of 231 Hotels in Sharm El Sheikh
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 July 2014

This was our first visit to the Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh and will certainly not be our last. We had some issues but these did not affect our overall 14 night stay. The food in all of the restaurants was exceptional and the service second to none.
We seamed to have our very own pool side waiter by the name of Kirolles who was brilliant and gave us exceptional service. By the time we put our towels down the drinks were with us. Kirolles was so friendly and gave us a lot of information on the hotel 5*** to him
The beach was beautiful but could have been cleaner we were amazed how close the tropical fish came to the waters edge, I have never been able to walk up to a coral reef the access was excellent 5*
We used our free vouchers for the Spa and paid for extras, highly recommend – value for money!
Due to the British Foreign Office advice it restricted us from visiting the St Catherine's Monastery which we wanted to see. This was a great shame as the country has so much to see and offer, but fully understandable.
Our room had 2 double beds with a sea view which was extremely comfortable. The housekeeping staff cleaned our room to the highest standard with fresh bed linen etc every day and our fridge was fully stocked each day and if we wanted something different it was not an issue 5***
We highly recommend the laundry service, we have used this before in other hotels but have always had problems until the Baron Resort 5**
To summarise, if you are looking for a great location, fantastic beach, 5*+ service, excellent accommodation, excellent food and facilities with total relaxation then the Baron Resort is for you. The high percentage of returning guests is the highest recommendation required, we will certainly be returning

Room Tip: Sea view rooms are great
See more room tips
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
3  Thank Lynbb
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
BaronResortManager, General Manager at Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2014

Dear Guests,

Greetings from Baron Resort – Sharm El Sheikh!

We would like to thank you very much for having been recently our guests and for taking the time to share your valuable feedback about your vacation experience and for your appreciated recommending words.

It’s of great pleasure for us, that you had a fantastic stay with us and you enjoyed our services, facilities and house reef.

We are already looking forward to welcoming you soon back again at our resort, so that you can make also your desired trip to St. Catherine’s Monastery.

Best & sunny regards from the Ras Nasrani Bay
Abdel Hamid Ahmed

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (4,120)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1,099 - 1,105 of 4,120 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2014

We booked into Baron via our Trip Advisor rep as the original hotel we had booked we found unsuited for us. Having visited the hotel the day before for a showcase we knew what to expect in terms of quality, and we weren't disappointed in the least.

The only downside for us was the two hour wait time from arrival to check-in (which was largely due to the fact that booking had been made outside of sales office hours and hadn't gone through - fully understandable, but I felt like the front desk staff could've acted quicker on this) and the fact that we were originally presented with a twin room when it could be gathered without too much effort that we were a couple.

The double room we were given afterwards was fantastic. Clean, close to the main restaurant, modern etc. We were presented with a fresh tray of fruits and cookies on arrival which is a nice added touch, and exemplary of the service received here overall. Air conditioning was a bliss, and we often felt cold enough to put a jumper on in the room - which is perfect given how it's usually 40c outside, having a breeze of cold air is important.

The main buffet restaurant was fantastic, serving a variety of foods for lunch, staples and more for breakfast and a range of set cuisine based foods (e.g. Mexican, Italian, Egyptian, seafood, BBQ, etc) for dinner which rotates throughout the week. The staff here are only more than happy to seat you and provide you with drinks or anything else you need. There's also an a la carte lunch available by the pool bar which is great if you want to stay close to the pool/beach or don't want to surf for food.

As for the a la cartes, we only tried three of the five (seafood, Indian and BBQ) however they were all great.

Drinks are good, like most all inclusives of this calibre, there's a wide variety of alcohol available however imports are not included - bur this isn't particularly significant unless you want a particular brand or vintage as Egypt produces it's own wines, beers and most common spirits.

There's an oriental cafè on the "Baron Boulevard" which is great, and extends the all inclusive element of the drinks at the hotel even though it operates separately to a degree, with the only thing you have to pay for being shisha which at 25LE (£2.20) is a lot cheaper than you would pay in the UK for a smoke. They stock a variety of flavours (apple, mint, cherry, melon, etc), just ask.

The only slight negative to the location of the oriental cafè means it's a bit out of the way from the main hotel and as a result shopkeepers on the run up to it will accost you to buy their goods, but if you don't stop to look they don't hassle much at all.

If you're looking for a lively vibe, the hotel can be a bit quiet in the evening, however a short trip to SOHO square via the shuttle bus or a booking with the hotel concierge for a taxi (was a brand new Mercedes Benz E250) will take around 10 minutes.

For common needs e.g. cigarettes there's a shop near the lobby, as well as an ATM just around the corner which is great for conveniently withdrawing money (also note, banks will charge more than withdrawal fees for card payments of the same amount so using an ATM to get money out as oppose to simply a card transaction on a payment device will save you a fair bit).

The beach is nice and sandy, and not at all packed so you won't have to look far to grab a decent lounger (same goes for the pool). The immediate seabed is quite full of coral and very shallow until it hits a deep drop can doesn't make it the best place to have a dip, however the jetty end boasts a whole load of marine life, so if you're interested in snorkelling or diving without needing a large excursion this is a great.

Finally, the premium all inclusive offered by the hotel also comes with a range of vouchers which can be used during your stay, most on a per week basis. There are vouchers for a free 25 mins massage, haircut, tennis court use, diving lesson, water sport, laundry (which was fantastic and a godsend) and a few others which add to the niceties.

Overall, I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants a high quality of accommodation and service, and is looking for a relaxing holiday - it's worth the price. If you're looking for something very lively, this probably isn't your best bet.

Room Tip: If you can, grab a sea view, the view of Tiran Island is to die for.
See more room tips
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
3  Thank YousefSo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
BaronResortManager, General Manager at Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2014

Dear Guests,

Greetings from Baron Resort – Sharm El Sheikh!

We would like to thank you very much for having been recently our guests and for taking the time to share your valuable, detailed feedback about your vacation experience and of course for your kind recommendation, which we highly appreciate.

We feel very glad, that you enjoyed a wonderful couples holiday with us and our facilities & offers met your expectations.

We will be very pleased to host you in the near future again at our resort for another relaxing stay.

Best & sunny regards from the Ras Nasrani Bay
Abdel Hamid Ahmed

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 July 2014

My husband and I went to The Baron Resort some 5 weeks ago for a fortnight. To be honest although we thoroughly enjoyed our stay it was not as good as we had expected. The food was, on the whole, no more than average/ok and at least 2 of the a la cartes were so dark you needed a torch to read the menu and see what you were eating. I am all for low lighting but this was too extreme by far, particularly the Italian.

The pool area was lovely and the staff there excellent, they could not do enough for you, and there were plenty of sunbeds available.

The rooms were more than adequate although the bathroom was rather small and dated (we had a sea view room). Beware of rooms with adjoining doors however. We were unlucky enought to have one of these and for 5 days we had the 'family from hell' next door to us and the yelling and screaming was unbearable. We were going to ask to be moved when luckily they left. We can only assume that they were on a short break there, thankfully. The laundry service was wonderful.

It was however rather too quiet in the evening, which was something that quite a few guests said. As the hotel was very under-occupied this may have accounted for it somewhat.

The biggest downside was on our departure, which spoilt the holiday for us big time. For all inclusive guests the 'all inclusive' part of your holiday ends at 5 pm. Immediately after 5 pm we were expected to pay for everything, even soft drinks. If we wanted to be picky, as we did not arrive at the hotel until 9.45 pm and were not due to depart until 7 pm we had not in fact had an entire 2 week all inclusive deal. We have never in all our travels to all inclusive holidays experienced this before and feel this is pretty bad.

Finally, and by far the worst, was our problem with the ATM and how the reception staff dealt with it (or rather did not). The day before we were due to leave we went to the ATM and put in £20 to exchange for Egyptian currency. The machine swallowed our note and closed down without giving us anything. We went to reception and were told they would call out an engineer and to come back at 5.30 pm. We went back at 5.30 pm and were told no engineer had come yet and to come back the next morning. This we did. Still no engineer. We told them we were due to leave at 7 pm that evening so it needed to be sorted out. We were told come back at mid-day, which we did. Still, apparently, no engineer. We repeated that we were leaving that day so it was essential it was sorted out. At 5 pm we checked out, having extended our room for a few extra hours. When we went to settle our account we asked about the ATM money and were told nothing had happened. We told them that we were leaving shortly and they showed no interest whatsoever. We then said that we would not pay the full amount of the additional cost for the room, we would deduct the £20 off of it. The receptionist was rather short at that point and immediately said that we still owed them as the room cost 30 euros. We said we were aware of that and would pay the difference. The receptionist then tried to charge us too much, which we pointed out. He then agreed that it was an additional £5.30. We have him £5 and were about to give him 30p when he refused the coins and said that was enough. We went and sat down. A few minutes later a member of staff came over and said we were wanted immediately at the front desk. On presenting ourselves there we were abruptly told that we owed an additional 50p! We got 50p out and were told no, they wanted a note and would give us change in Egyptian coins as a 50p coin was no good to them. We pointed out that Egyptian coins would be no good to us either. Stalemate! In the end we found we had a few Egyptian pounds left on us and settled with them, leaving them with more than 50p! We could not believe how badly we were treated over this amount and how rude the staff were. To cap it all a couple we had become friendly with had settled their bill and declined to take their change so overall reception were better off even with our 50p shortfall than they should have been. We would not expect a hotel of this calibre to treat its guests like that and it certainly spoilt the end of our holiday.

Would we stay there again? Unfortunately this is a definite "no" which is sad as most of the staff are absolutely great and cannot do enough for you, but it just does not deliver what we expected.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Service
7  Thank shazzer01
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
BaronResortManager, General Manager at Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2014

Dear Guests,

Greetings from Baron Resort – Sharm El Sheikh!

First we would like to thank you very much for having been recently our guests and for taking the time to share your valuable, detailed feedback about your vacation experience.

It is nice to hear, that you enjoyed your stay thoroughly, but we feel very sorry, that we could not meet all your expectations and we do sincerely apologize for any inconvenience during your stay, especially regarding the issue with the ATM machine, which I will certainly investigate the matter to take necessary action due to our aim is, that our valued guests leaving our resort with a very positive last impression and therefore you are kindly required to contact me personally (email: abdelhamid.ahmed@baronsharm.com) to refer back to you.

We really hope, that you will give us the possibility to host you on a future occasion again at our resort to convince you with our 5* standard also from all mentioned aspects.

Best & sunny regards from the Ras Nasrani Bay
Abdel Hamid Ahmed

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We have just returned from our first holiday at Barons Resort and will be returning next year. The service at the hotel is excellent, rooms are spotless and nothing is too much trouble for the very friendly staff. I can certainly recommend booking a room with a sea view.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Denise K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
BaronResortManager, General Manager at Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2014

Dear Guests,

Greetings from Baron Resort – Sharm El Sheikh!

We would like to thank you very much for having been recently our guests and for taking the time to share your valuable feedback about your vacation experience.

We are very happy, that you spent an excellent first visit at our resort and thank you as well for your kind recommendation.

We are already looking forward to your returning next year to enjoy once again our hospitality.

Best & sunny regards from the Ras Nasrani Bay
Abdel Hamid Ahmed

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Went to Baron resort twice--in 2007 and then last October. Great both times. Very comfortable rooms, the area around didn't seem crowded, even though the hotel was full. Good variety of food. Excellent facilities, beach, attentive and kind staff. Very good management. We took some tours and everything worked out very well. Beautiful diving too!

Room Tip: Facing the sea but further away from the pool--gets noisy. Rooms facing the garden are more quiet.
See more room tips
  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Service
1  Thank sto_kz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
BaronResortManager, General Manager at Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2014

Dear Guests,

Greetings from Baron Resort – Sharm El Sheikh!

We would like to thank you very much for having been again our guests last October and for taking the time to share your valuable feedback about your vacation experience.

It’s very nice to know, that you had a great vacation on both visits to our hotel and we hope to see you soon once again here for another great holiday.

Best & sunny regards from the Ras Nasrani Bay
Abdel Hamid Ahmed

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Previously been to the Baron Christmas 2012 and had a fantastic time.

So we decided to return again, this is the first time we’ve ever visited the same hotel twice – been to Egypt a few times in winter, and wanted to experience the full heat of the summer sun.

On our 1st trip we had a garden view room, and whilst it was kept immaculate the sea view room is amazing & definitely worth the extra cost.

I emailed ahead of my trip and asked specifically for a room close to the Niche bar as I had enjoyed a few cigars in the Niche bar during my first visit, but recently stopped smoking so that was that out the window.

The hotel allocated me to room 345, which had a king bed, great sea views and wifi on the balcony.

Ahmed our house keeper was amazing, didn’t matter what time you left your room – it was cleaned to a very high standard and he is such a polite professional guy, nothing is too much trouble.

We tried all the restaurants this time – we didn’t make it to the Egyptian restaurant 1st time we stayed, but please ensure you visit – the food is absolutely first class, and the “captain” will certainly entertain you.

My only suggestions with the food is:

1, add some more choices to the menus as staying for 2 weeks this time around the choice felt a little limited, especially the Oasis pool restaurant at lunch time.

2, Allow guests staying AI to have a supplemented dish (ie 300g steak @ BBQ) once per week free of charge - this will give confidence that its fresh and not kept frozen in the event someone "might" order it.

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting the beach bar at sunset, where Eslam would make me random drinks of which I named one “crazy pink horse” - couple of these and well, you get the idea…

Overall the food was excellent, the service first class, and we left feeling refreshed and relaxed.

Would I return? – if I got a great deal, and the cost outweighed the additional flights & travel time from Belfast to wherever the departure airport was possibly….

Room Tip: Sea view worth every penny
See more room tips
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Location
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
2  Thank Lex_LutherBelfast
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
BaronResortManager, General Manager at Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2014

Dear Guests,

Greetings from Baron Resort – Sharm El Sheikh!

We would like to thank you very much for having been recently again our guests and for taking the time to share your valuable feedback about your vacation experience.

We are very pleased by your praising comments and that you really enjoyed your 2nd stay at our resort plus certainly we will put your suggestions into our consideration.

We are looking forward to your next visit in the near future at our hotel premises.

Best & sunny regards from the Ras Nasrani Bay
Abdel Hamid Ahmed

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We have just returned from a weeks stay at the Baron Resort. First time in Egypt. Was very sceptical given comments re the dreaded up set stomach's and insects bites.
Cannot commend this hotel enough. Location, accommodation, staff and facilities are top class. Thank you for full filling all our expectations and more. From the restaurants to the room service we cannot applaud you all enough. Looking forward to returning soon x

Room Tip: Sea/pool view amazing. Walk in shower
See more room tips
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
3  Thank Tracy W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
BaronResortManager, General Manager at Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2014

Dear Guests,

Greetings from Baron Resort – Sharm El Sheikh!

We would like to thank you very much for having been recently our guests and for taking the time to share your valuable feedback about your vacation experience.

So glad to read, that we have fulfilled all your expectations and even more upon your first time in Egypt and at our resort.

We are looking forward to welcoming you soon back again and thank you as well for your kind, appreciated recommendation.

Best & sunny regards from the Ras Nasrani Bay
Abdel Hamid Ahmed

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Sharm El Sheikh hotels
7.2 mi away
Stella Di Mare Beach Hotel & Spa
Stella Di Mare Beach Hotel & Spa
#5 of 231 in Sharm El Sheikh
4,529 reviews
6.4 mi away
Movenpick Resort Sharm El Sheikh Naama Bay
Movenpick Resort Sharm El Sheikh...
#11 of 231 in Sharm El Sheikh
2,400 reviews
10.2 mi away
Il Mercato Hotel & Spa
Il Mercato Hotel & Spa
#9 of 231 in Sharm El Sheikh
468 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.1 mi away
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El She...
#3 of 231 in Sharm El Sheikh
1,696 reviews
3.0 mi away
Sultan Gardens Resort
Sultan Gardens Resort
#21 of 231 in Sharm El Sheikh
6,346 reviews
3.9 mi away
Radisson Blu Resort, Sharm El Sheikh
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh

Address: Ras Nasrani Bay, Sharm El Sheikh 46619, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > South Sinai > Sharm El Sheikh
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#4 Romantic Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#5 Business Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#6 Luxury Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Price Range: £38 - £135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh 5*
Number of rooms: 357
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Here, the color of turquoise is made more striking against stretches of pure golden sand. This is a simple description of what you should expect at our five-star luxury hotel. Over 600 meters of private sandy beach, 80,000 square meters of landscape and the exotic Tiran Island few kilometers from its front scene declaring an unforgettable memory of sunset, come together to embrace the charm of Baron Resort making it ‘A Haven for Pleasure.’ This award-winning hotel combines state-of-the-art facilities, quality services and welcoming staff to cater to needs of families and couples seeking an informal ambiance. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Superbreak UK, Booking.com, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, 5viajes2012 S.L., Expedia, Evoline ltd, Ebookers, HotelsClick, getaroom.com, Cancelon and HotelQuickly so you can book your Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh Hotel Sharm El Sheikh
Baron Hotel Sharm El Sheikh
Baron Sharm El Sheikh

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing