Tropicana Sea Beach Hotel, Sharm El Sheikh
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Definately not a 4 star!from CPMLC
hmmmm no thanksfrom poppyandboo
Fantastic wonderful holiday superb hotelfrom xanthe0160
On arrival we were escorted to our room shown every little detail before being left we then went down to dinner an open air buffet that night it was chaotic lots of people lots of queueing but the food excellent. It did leave the OH my god thought mealtimes are going to be a nightmare but we were wrong.
The food was excellent lots of choice it was hot and lots of it cooked to order. (This was contrary to what I had expected of Egypt having heard so many reports of dodgy tummies etc. This was absolutely not the case!)
The staff very friendly all did their very best to be helpful even if language was a bit of a barrier most of the staff spoke enough of 4 or 5 languages to get by.
Rooms were cleaned daily as was everything else.
Only real confusion was getting used to the money be warned out and about you are a easy target to fleece shopkeepers will cross the road to get to you but very friendly.
Entertainment within the hotel seems to be very much a work in progress as it is new hotel however there was a very high management presence thoughout the hotel paying attention to every little detail.
Fantastic hotel on the seafront with own beach.
The friendly staff made the stay greatfrom Sharmels
Just outside the hotel was a new built center called Sharm Star, with a restaurant, two cafes, one with a nice outdoor area with a stage in the middle that sometimes has performances in the evenings. I highly recommend to spend some time there, vacation does not get more relaxing than sitting there with a cup of tea watching the other tourists and the store keepers. There are also two offices selling excursion for reasonable prices. For more shopping just walk 10 minutes to the right of the hotel gates and there are more stores. The whole area is new, and more quiet then Neama Bay. To get to Neama bay the hotel has a free shuttle service, and if you miss the shuttle bus it is easy to get to Neama bay by using taxi or the mini buses.
The food in the main restaurant was good and plentiful, and staff was extremely friendly. There were also a Chinese and an Italian restaurant that were good, just don't eat here if you are in a hurry. Even if you have the all inclusive package, if you leave the hotel and just walk across the street to Sharm Star, where you can find a nice restaurant serving great Egyptian food for reasonable prizes. I highly recommend this as an alternative, at least for one meal...
The hotel was over all very nice, the staff was amazing, everyone working in the reception, the guys in the bars and the restaurants, and the guys working by the pool were always joking and smiling as well as giving excellent service (hint: use the words thank you and please, since a lot of guests seems to not have heard about those). Also some guests complained about the cleaning of their rooms when we stayed there, so don't forget to hang out the "please make up my room" sign, some tip to the staff might also help, we had no problem with our room, it was spotless.
Worth a visit!from domm84
The food is pretty predictable but in plentiful supply and there is always something on the menu. Some comments say it doesn't cater for the English pallet, I don't know what they were expecting but there are chips, steak pie as well as a good mix of European and local Egyptian grub.
The local beer is very nice and the generous staff measures of spirits were isn’t to bad either.
The staff were fantastic, couldn't have been nicer, friendly or more helpful (with one or two exceptions - ironically the customer relation desk).
Location is right on the beach and a short taxi ride from nama bay (there are free shuttle bus services running twice daily from the hotel)
For the adventurous traveler this place is ideal, me and my partner went for 7days, a couple lazy days by the beach, one quad biking in the desert, one day trip to cairo (this is fantastic!!!), one day on a snorkeling boat trip in the national park area and one day exploring nama bay and the old markets.
....each day finished off with a decent meal and good wine and beer at the hotel.
.....the entertainment wasn't up to much but hey your on holiday, make you r own entertainment, chat with other guests be sociable!!!!!!!
I'd go back!
Good points far outweigh the badfrom Nellie36
Having said that, we had a brilliant holiday. The staff are friendly and helpful and the rooms are well furnished and spotless. Our room had a balcony and was overlooking the sea and swimming pool and was the best hotel room we have ever stayed in!!
We would book again but would avoid the last week in January as it is half-term in Egypt and the hotel offers a 4-day break to local families which puts enormous pressure on the hotel facilities.
jury is undecided you honourfrom bewise56
Great Pool and Weatherfrom H-CNotts
The best part of this hotel is definately the pool, it is massive and never felt crowded. There is also a couple of water slides which are good fun! There was always a sun bed available without having to get up stupidly early! Also there were always plenty available on the beach. The sand on the beach is like builders sand, not like it looks on the pictures! My boyfriend cut his knee very badly by falling over playing beach football
We were disappointed when we first went in the sea as i thought you would be able to snorkel straight off the beach, however we discovered that if you walk out quite a way towards the ship wrecks (the sea is really shallow, you struggle to get over knee height) that there were plenty of fish to see.
The food definately wasn't the best! Every English person we met at the hotel (which was only a few - the place is dominated by Russians!) commented on it. It doesn't cater for English tastes, we didn't see a chip at the buffet all week! It serves exactly the same food for both lunch and dinner every day. However we ate at the Chinese (twice) and the Italian restaurants and these were both excellent! Lovely food! You get one free trip to each, then have to pay about £8 each to go again, but it is definatley worth it as a break form the buffet.
The rooms and general areas were clean. The staff were on the whole quite friendly. There is an amination team who get you to do things like water polo, but to be honest they only really seem interested in their Russian counterparts. There is not much in the way of entertainment for the English at night as it is mostly the amination team doing dances on the stage. However we didn't really mind as we enjoyed sitting by the pool and making the most of the AI drinks!!
There is some building work going on at the hotel, but i think if our room had been located in a different part of the hotel we probably wouldn't even have noticed.
Sea Beach was lovely!!!!from h0liday_gr0up
We were AI so yes the food does get repetitive but I am a fussy eater and I never went hungry we do believe that on AI you have to still eat out 2/3 times a week or you will get bored but it is so cheap to eat out that you don't mind.
The staff were very friendly with our group and would often come over to us for a bit of banter and they do seem to like the English as they say we are "happy and nice" which after seeing the way some other tourists speak to the staff I can see why they say that about the English!
The lady in the foyer area was very helpful to us and we can't fault her at all (her name is Leila?) We mentioned to her about not being able to snorkel from the hotel beach and the next thing she had arranged for us to go to the sister hotel the Grand Azure by courtesy taxi with our drinks and snacks included if we wanted any, she also came with us to make sure we were ok and that the staff knew about us and helped us if we needed it!
There was some building work still going on but I can honestly say we didn't notice it they did seem to try to be discreet. The weather was great, quite hot and I think any earlier in the season would have been uncomfortable. Would we go back again.....Definately
not finishedfrom mandy14
Top Local Tips for Sharm El Sheikh
thing to do shopping if you dont want it say no politely ,belly dance by the pool ,sharks bay for snorkling from the beach nip by the side of the hilton hotel and use there pontoon,loads of entertainments at the oriental by day shows at night [hotel type].
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Other names for Tropicana Sea Beach Hotel
- tropicana sea beach hotel
- Address: 1 Nabq Bay - Sharm El Sheikh - 11341 - Egypt
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