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Everything is Grand at the Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel offers five-star accommodation for the whole family, in a stunning cliff-top location in the Ras um Sid area of Sharm El Sheik, just 15 minutes from Naama Bay, and a 30 minute transfer time from the airport. Also nearby, the Old Market area of Hadaba, offering cafés and bazaars, is five minutes away in a taxi.

As an all-inclusive resort and hotel, The Grand offers guests fantastic views across to Tiran Island, and is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the environment of the Red Sea. The hotel has a private beach terrace.

With 627 rooms over two floors, guests have a choice of either standard rooms which sleep two adults, or the larger junior suites, which accommodate up to two adults and two children. All rooms have shower, WC, air conditioning, satellite TV, safety deposit box and hairdryer as standard, with a landline phone and excellent mini bar available for an extra charge. For a small supplement, interconnecting rooms can be arranged at the time of booking, for larger groups and families.

There are five à la carte restaurants available (Mediterranean, Spanish, Caribbean, fusion and Indian) on site, and with four snack bars, including a poolside BBQ, guests are spoilt for choice with the range and quality of food available. Both alcoholic and soft drinks are available, the latter being served 24/7. A stylish seafood restaurant, rooftop shishah bar and 24 hour Grand Lobby bar are accessible, at additional cost. Christmas and New Year gala dinners are bookable if staying over the popular festive period.

The onsite leisure facilities are excellent, including eight freeform swimming pools (all with sun loungers, parasols and beach towels). For sporty guests and the fitness conscious, beach volleyball, billiards, table tennis, aerobics belly dancing classes are all available. Nearby, why not consider snorkelling on the reef, which extends up to the hotel.

For the kids, options include two separate children’s swimming pools, a playground, movies and a mini disco. Maxi Kinder Club (ages four to twelve) and Maxi Baby Service are on the complex.

Other amenities on offer include the hotel’s Laundry service, a limousine service as well as a 24 hour Doctor Service if required. Within the lobby area, free WiFi is available, or use of the internet café is possible for a small fee.

Overall, The Grand Hotel, Sharm El Sheik is ideally located and equipped for the most discerning of guests, and the family-friendly atmosphere makes the resort even more ideal for taking the kids. It’s definitely possible to have a brilliant holiday without ever leaving the grounds of the hotel, but for the more adventurous, the local area also has a huge amount on offer. What’s stopping you? Whether looking for a sophisticated destination or a place to live it up, The Grand definitely offers something for everyone. With consistently good guest feedback and the highest star rating, a stay at this excellent resort is undoubtedly a must for anyone holidaying in Egypt.


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