Hilton Sharm El Sheikh Fayrouz Resort Hotel

, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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Hilton Sharm El Sheikh Fayrouz Resort Hotel

4 star
Main St. - Sharm El Sheikh - Egypt | 20-69-600136-141
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10/10
Fantastic Hoidays In Paradise Hotel !
Submitted by: Tina in 14/01/08
  • Age Group: 18 - 25
  • From: United Kingdom
  • Traveller type: Young Couple
Wonderful hotel, huge area, with 700 m private beautifull beach on Red Sea, 5 swimming pools, jacuzzi, plenty bars and restaurants, tennis court, volleyball, big selection of water sports, atractions, excursions, fantastic european food ! Every room is build in separate dream house with view to sea, either to beautifull green garden with palms and other plants. Located in heart of City Center, everything from A to Z in one hotel resort, very very polite and helpful staff, highly reccomend hotel!
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8/10
Lovely staff, great location
Submitted by: A Travel Library User in 04/12/06
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Just had 9 days there. Staff are wonderful! Went on b&b basis,nice clean room, very good selection at breakfast, good pub/bar on site called 'pirates' good meals there too. To me this is the best located hotel in Naama bay, plenty of bars and restaurants about. Was my first time in Sharm and will be returning (hopefully to the Hilton Fayrouz)
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Historical Traveller Reviews of Hilton Sharm El Sheikh Fayrouz Resort Hotel

best hol ever

from A TripAdvisor Member
having worked in the travel industry (air crew) for 13 years and more
experince than most of hotels can honestly say without doubt one of the best hotels ive ever stayed in. the staff are fantastic nothing to much trouble and always cheerful and happy.All aspects of the hotel were fantastic the quality of the hilton chain without the high prices.
no hesitation of returning and after talking to other guests eveyone seems to feel the same all hoping to return next year if not before.
without doubt the best holiday ive ever been on. my wife and 2 daughters aged 9 and 4 agreed.
well done to the hilton fayrouz your doing a fantastic job!!!!!!.

The Hilton Fayrouz is wonderful

from MAryMcKenna60
Have just returned from 7 days at the Hilton Fayrouz and have already booked to go back at Christmas and this will be our third visit to Eygpt this year. The Fayrouz is a wondrful hotel the staff could not be more attentive and all area's of the hotel are so well kept. The gardens around the rooms are absolutely beautiful. We found it to be a very peaceful place that suited all age groups. The beach is so close to the hotel which so many hotels in Naama Bay do not have and it is the best beach as well.

Great place!

from JHTS
We stayed at the Fayrouz last week (for a week). The location and beach of the Fayrouz is clearly the best in Naama Bay (not surprising since it is probably the first main hotel of the area, so they grabbed the best spot.... When you compare with the other hotels on the beach promenade you will realise just how true this is.... the other hotels beaches are tiny cramped Ibiza style chicken pens.)

The Fayrouz is mainly a bungalow style resort set in a very large and a gorgeous garden.

As all others have said.... the staff of the Fayrouz are incredible. Each and all do their tasks (and much more) to a degree of perfection and with an attention to service that I have never experienced elsewhere (and I have stayed at numerous "5*" hotels). Extremely friendly. I couldnt think of one thing that they could have done better.

The buildings themselves are "maybe" a little tired and though the buildings and rooms are kepts spotlessly clean they need a gentle "20 year service" to them. However, since you are more likely to be outdoors or in the gardens, you, rightly, overlook this fact immediately; I becomes a non issue.

Will go back for sure.

PS - one last thing... Whilst the minibar is relatively cheap, if you fell like a glass of wine from the minibar..... buy your own bottle(s) from the airport before going to Egypt. Egyptian white wine is an absolutely diabolical beverage that I would not serve to anyone; friend or foe. The red is just about fit for human consumption (it gets easier if you have already had a drink) and the rose lands inbetween the two.

I will be back

from A TripAdvisor Member
The staff at hotel were unbelievable. My friend left her purse in the van to the airport and they could not have been more helpful in getting it to the airport so that we could make the flight. The rooms were constantly cleaned and arranged which is amazing since I tend to be a slob on vacation. The stafff could not have been more warm. I was hesitant to write this since I want to stay there again and still want to be able to have a room.

Best beach hotel in Sharm

from cwillis18
A lot of this has been said already, but just to show it's all still true:

fantastic beach, by far the best in Naama Bay, the other ebaches are very very crowded by comparison.

Great rooms, a little dated but very clean efficient AirCon, we ahd a room right by the main pool, very good indeed.

Quite a few bars do happy hour between 5-7 so you can have a cheap drink after your day sunbathing/diving/snorkelling, then go back to the room wash and brush up and hey presto, you're ready for the Camel Bar!Beware the price of bottled water, 3 egyptian in the litle shop in the Hotels Mall, 11 egyptian from the beach bar. Walk 20 yrds and save a fortune...

We'd go back though, in fact we are in November! Enjoy.

brilliant!

from paatttleeee
i went to sharm for 7 days on 12th july with few mates and had a fantastic time, i throughly recommend it!....i was apprehensive about going because of all the threats but am so glad i went. The threat is visible as when we went to cairo for two days by coach, a security man was always present with a visible gun, bit scary, and when we went to the museum, there were so many security men...but their presence makes u feel safer, cos they really do look out for tourists there. even in sharm, at our hotel, the security guards would walk around all night and they were surrouding the grounds of the hotel all the time.

We felt safe and we were three girls all alone in a new country. Its true, you never see any women, but the men were not at all that bad towards us, we did dress decently and they were quite respectable, obviously you do get hounded and asked for ur number etc, but the lines they come out with were hilarious and we took it with a pinch of salt. we had a fantastic time doing the water activities and i recommend snorkelling at Ras Mohamed and diving is a must! brilliant but scary, we were not strong swimmers but the guides really do take care of beginners!

s the plus points

from Avers
OK this place may not be the most up to date place on the resort, but it has some BIG plus points.
1. It has possibly the largest chunk of Naama bay beach's, actual sandy beach front allocated to it of any single hotel. This means if you want a sun lounger you can lounge on rather than sitting in the virtual lap of a complete stranger - then this is the place for you. The beach is policed and it's guests only so no interlopers. The sand is real, clean and soft. No hard man made nonsense here.
2. The beach bar, room service and mini bar is so cheap that you can tuck in without fear of running up a bill the size of a small countries national debt. Lunch for 2, either at the beach bar or in your room as room service, was only working out between £4-£9 for two of us.
3. They keep it clean and they're very friendly. Not much trouble with the russians, and so many loungers that all you had to worry about was how far across the hot hot hot sand you'd need to dash to hit the cool blue water!
4. Red sea banner angel fish swimming around you ankles. Spotted rays, red sea rays, great big eels, grouper, trigger fish etc etc (need I go on), all available from chest height (I am just 5ft 3")
And the down points...
1. Well it would be fair to say that the bathrooms were a little tired, but we are not talking bad, just not boutique hotel like. Contrast this with the rooms though where all is marble, adequately roomy and super clean. (not to mention; Towel sculptures by the room service department ad flowers on your pillow every day)
2. Sadly the coral immediately in front of the hotel is not being looked after. Oddly (i thought) the worst for respecting it were the significant contingent of the Egyptians themselves. By far and away they were the worst for wantonly clambering over the delicate corals and pulling bits off. They really didn't care about it at all! Expect the stuff (formerly the Reef) at ankle and waist depth therefore to be a bleached and dying reminder of better days. Sad really
3. No proper bacon at breakfast.... killer

All in all it's a good place and I got there through Explorers diving hols who did a superb deal. I am sure there is better in terms of exact room specs etc, but if you just want to be as near to as much beach as possible and not rammed in like a sardine, you'll find this place right at home

Good hotel good location but..

from Arzu
We just came back from Egypt stayed in Sharm Hilton Fayrouz for 10 days. Like everyone says it has a perfect location right in the middle of Naama Bay where all the activities are going.

It is a very small but efficient hotel. The rooms needs updating especially the bathrooms but they are well kepted by the housekeeping. Sharm in general and the hotels in there are very western and you do not feel very much you are in a foreign country. You only feel it when you get out of the hotel where hassling starts along the shops.

The gardens are nice and tidy.

You can reach the beach after a promanade that goes in front of the hotel. It is a private beach but situated along all the public and other hotel beaches alongside. So you can walk through to the other beaches next to you as well as other people can walk along in Hilton`s. There are security guards in the beach but no one gets checked and anyone can walk in so be careful with your belongings there.

The sea was nice and cool. The weather was good app. 28C everyday but was cloudy and dark for 2 days and when it gets like this you can find hundreds of huge jellyfishes in the sea and on the beach!

The beach bar is situated right in front of the promanade so when you sip your coctail in Happy Hour (5-7 pm) you can watch people going by at all the hours. Just be careful with glasses there they are not very clean.

There are 2 small pools in the hotel but most of the people prefer the beach so they do not get busy. The beach gets busy early in the morning especially with the guests of Hilton Sharms Dream as they do not have a beach at their hotel so you have to get up soon!

The staff is nice and friendly but their English is not well enough when there is a problem. We tried to explain the same problem at least 5 of them for half an hour but yet they could not understand.

We went there on the basis of B&B but the hotel offered us HB with a price of as little as 75 Egyptian Pounds. You can have open buffet in the main restaurant and the Italian. We liked Italian most altough the main restaurant (el Wadi) has themed buffest everyday. The food was not very tasteful there unfortunately.

The other downside of the hotel in fact of in all Egypt they add too many taxes into your bill like government tax, council tax, stamp tax etc..

We had a glass bottom trip for an 1 hour for 55 EP. It was well worth and nice.

As a last word take your caution for the mosquitos! They are especially in the rooms!!

Fab Hotel and Location

from JKW101
Very impressed by the standard, cleanliness and space in this hotel. The grounds and location were great, and there was plenty of room at the various pools or on the beach - no getting up early to grab sunbeds for our family of 5.
Staff were great and genuinely wanted you to have a good holiday. Food in the main restaurant got a bit repitive (although it was a buffet with a lot of dishes on offer), but the Italian and Fish restaurants on site offered a good alternative.
We would return - and we don't often say that!

First class

from CarlaJGamble
Visited the Hilton Fayrouz in May 2004. It was excellent. Service and food were of a very high standard, the staff could not do enough for you.

It is the first time ever that I have wanted to take the bed from my hotel room home - Super King and really comfy! Rooms were fantastic, well furnished and a decent size.

Location is really good, just a short walk from Namma Bays restuarants, Bars etc.

Private beach is lovely, snorkelling good.

Would reccommend this hotel.

Top Local Tips for Sharm El Sheikh

town centre people ask you to visit there shop or "give you a free present". My advice would be just don't stop walking. carry on walking and just say hello if they say hello. never stop for chat.

Hotel Pick Up Services Ask the hotel to arrange a car to pick you up from the airport and take you back. The Fayrouz have their own drivers and cars which are really nice a lot better than looking for a taxi and haggling over the cost.

Beach location Hilton Fayrouz has the most extensive private beach which is well serviced and conveniently located for water sports, good swimming etc. Some of the larger hotels have much smaller beaches for two to three times the guest numbers.

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  • Address: Main St. - Sharm El Sheikh - Egypt
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