If you're looking for a holiday base with plenty going on, pop this one on your shortlist. It's 10 minutes from the sea, and lines up a pair of pools, 2 restaurants and big, airy bedrooms.
Just ten minutes from the Red Sea’s famous shoreline, the Xperience St. George Homestay is one of those all-rounders that ticks all the right boxes. One glance will tell you that water plays an important part here.
The pool scene is the centrepiece and you’ll probably want to spend a large portion of your holiday here – when you’re not taking the bus to the beach that is. There are two turquoise stunners to choose from plus a smaller one for the little ones. And they’re framed by roomy, palm-peppered terraces so you won’t have to fight for a spot in the sun either. When you’re ready for a drink, two pool bars complete this rather seductive picture.
Talking of food, the main restaurant does a great buffet. Pile your plate high with pasta, salads, meat and fish. Or plump for a meal in the à la carte and sit back while the waiters bring your order to you. Afterwards, make the most of the hotel’s entertainment, which includes Egyptian folklore and belly dancing. Or call a taxi and head into Naama Bay, the resort’s buzzing centre which sits just ten minutes away.
When you’re ready to retire to your room, you’ll be glad to hear a peaceful haven awaits. All white-washed walls and cool tile floors, each one comes with air-conditioning, a satellite TV and – the pièce de résistance – your own balcony or terrace. If you’re coming to the Red Sea Riviera with relaxation on your mind, this place is pretty hard to beat.
Offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Any gluten or wheat-free dishes can be prepared on request, just let the restaurant staff know. Themed evening buffets are put on so you can enjoy trying a different cuisine while being away, expect Oriental, Italian and international evenings.
I arrived with friends for a week on a Sunday night 12th October the reception staff were friendly and a meal was supplied on arrival, I found the bedrooms very clean and spacious with a poolside view . The pool area could do with being cleaned more often and a snack area by the quiet pool with proper snacks not dry cakes , it could also benefit from another dining area as queuing was an issue at mealtimes. There was a lot of things you had to pay extra for like eg. Tea and coffee in the bedrooms or water most hotels provide this without additional charges . The main bar to drink in an evening was in the reception area and service was quite slow at times.More
Beverley H, Stafford, England, United Kingdom
Fantastic holiday worth every penny
This was my second visit and I must say it was even better. Came with my son Nick which was his first visit. The welcome on arrival was excellent, staff very friendly, polite and helpful. Arrived late and a good meal was cooked for us. The room was very clean and kept very clean throughout our 2 week stay. Restaurant staff wee very friendly and helpful. Very good choice of different foods, desserts,etc. Bar staff were amazing and looked after us very well especially ADEL who made sure we had drinks throughout our entire stay. He was very friendly, helpful and polite and even reassured us about a trip we had booked prior to our visit (as people had told us it wasn't safe in the desert) but ADEL checked the tour operators out for us and reassured us it was safe to do this excursion. Also Moustafa was very friendly, polite and helpful serving us drinks as and when needed. The free bus to the beach was better as we had to book a place there and back which meant no packed bus and the drivers were all very friendly and polite. Visited local places Nama Bay and The Old Market - an experience yet again LOL. Overall the hotel and all the staff were very friendly and helpful and would recommend to family and friends.More
Caroline W, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Dont believe the bad reviews
From the time we stepped off the coach we felt we were in for a great holiday.
We checked in our taken to our room with our bags ,then went to have our evening meal after the the restaurant was closed and we were served our meals personally ,we then went for a drink in the lounge and never had to ask for a drink again as they remember your drinks and replace as soon as you finish (well thats my excuse why i had more than i should lol).
We used the quiet pool and was fantastic the two regular guys couldnt do enough for you and cocktails served every day as well as melon slices .
All the food was good never failed to find something to eat rooms cleaned well our sink broke and was repaired very fast by the maintenance crew .
Shelly was helpful with anything you asked her .
The entertainment crew always had time for a chat and were kept busy.
Just look at the number of people returning to this hotel if it were bad they wouldnt keep returning we will be back next year .
This hotel has the X factorMore
roy t, Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Just returned from a girlie trip to the St George. Enjoyed every minute of it. The hotel itself is a little tired and could do with a lick of paint and a revamp, but it was spotlessly clean in every area. Both pools are a fair size with loungers and bars. Be up early to bag a lounger as they tend to get taken VERY quickly (only real complaint is that loungers are reserved early in the morning and can't be used all day long). The staff are helpful without being overpowering and very pleasant and polite. The food choices, both at the hotel and the private beach were varied and plentiful, you could always find something to eat. The levels of hygiene were excellent. Book one of the trips organised by a tour company if you can, pick up and drop off at the hotel and usually with a knowledgeable tour guide. Avoid the 'Old market' and try Il Mercato instead, lots of knick knack shops and a good selection of restaurants to choose from. I went with a group of girls and would happily go back. Although it isn't an ideal place to take children, i would have no fear or hesitation about taking my 10 year old daughter.More
Ch1naD0g, Worthing, United Kingdom
Good value for money
Lovely place. Food was good and the staff bent over backwards for you. Just not enough good entertainment at night time and very disappointed no free wifi for an all inclusive hotel. But 2 minutes walk from hotel is a good English bar next door jive1 bar with free wifi More
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