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Overview of Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort

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4.8/5 Exceptional
471 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning

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  • Deluxe, Garden View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 484 sq ft
    • Desert view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Twin Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, Terrace

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 915 sq ft
    • Desert view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Villa, 1 Bedroom, Private Pool ( Anantara )

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1399 sq ft
    • Desert view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite ( Anantara )

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1141 sq ft
    • Desert view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, Balcony

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 484 sq ft
    • Desert view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Twin Bed
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  • Royal Villa, Private Pool (Pavilion)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1399 sq ft
    • Desert view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Family Villa, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 2045 sq ft
    • Desert view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
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  • Family Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Pool Access (Anantara)

    Room amenities

    • 2260 sq ft
    • Desert view
    • Sleeps 7
    • 2 King Beds and 2 Twin Beds
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About this area

Mahdar Bin Usayyan

Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort is located in Mahdar Bin Usayyan.

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Getting around

  • Abu Dhabi (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl.) - 127 min drive

Restaurants

  • Al Waha — 1 min walk
  • Suhail — 1 min walk

About this property

Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort

Family-friendly Mahdar Bin Usayyan hotel in Liwa with 5 restaurants
5 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite. All 205 rooms feature thoughtful touches like espresso makers and pillow menus, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include furnished balconies or patios, 24-hour room service, and wired Internet. Private bathrooms are not ensuite.
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort offers 205 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Rooms have detached private bathrooms. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and bidets.
This Mahdar Bin Usayyan hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and enjoy recreation facilities including 2 outdoor tennis courts. An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
Anantara Spa has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, Thai massages, facials, and body wraps. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam.
The spa is open daily. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (AED 100 per night)
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Free valet parking
24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10:30 AM: AED 164 for adults and AED 82 for children
5 restaurants
1 poolside bar and 1 bar
24-hour room service

Things to do

2 outdoor tennis courts
Archery
Children's pool
Full-service spa
Health club
Hiking/biking trails
Horse riding/rentals
Mountain biking
Outdoor pool
Playground
Safari
Sauna
Steam room
Tennis
Yoga classes

Family friendly

Children's pool
Dry cleaning service
DVD player
Free babysitting/childcare
Free children's club
Free cribs/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Playground
Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

Ballroom
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Gift shop/newsstand
Library

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter/bellhop
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service
Wedding services

Languages spoken

Arabic
Chinese
English
Filipino
French
German
Hindi
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Vietnamese

Business services

Business center
Meeting rooms
Conference space

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Garden
Pool sun loungers
Pool umbrellas
Terrace

Spa

5 treatment rooms
Body scrubs
Body treatments
Body wraps
Couples treatment room(s)
Facials
Massage - hot stone
Massage - prenatal
Massage - Thai
Massage/treatment rooms
Sauna
Spa open daily
Spa tub
Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

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Couples dining
Designated smoking areas
Romance packages available

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Egyptian cotton sheets
Free cribs/infant beds
Linens
Pillow menu
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Bathroom (detached)
Bidet
Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Separate bathtub and shower
Towels

Entertainment

Cable channels
DVD player
LCD TV
Premium channels

Food and drink

Espresso maker
Free bottled water
Minibar

Outdoor space

Furnished balcony or patio

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Access via exterior corridors
Connecting rooms available
Desk
Electrical adapters/chargers
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Laptop-friendly workspace
Phone
Slippers
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: AED 1960
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: AED 980 (from 4 to 12 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AED 164 for adults and AED 82 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: AED 100 per night (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 900 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Drones and aerial surveillance devices are not permitted at this property.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort Mahdar Bin Usayyan
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Mahdar Bin Usayyan
Anantara Qasr al Sarab sert M
Anantara Qasr Al Sarab Desert
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort Hotel
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort Mahdar Bin Usayyan
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort Hotel Mahdar Bin Usayyan

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort?
Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–5:30 AM.
What time is check-out at Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of AED 900 per vehicle applies.
Where is this property located?
This family-friendly hotel is located in Mahdar Bin Usayyan (Liwa).

Guest reviews

4.8
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
406
4 - Good
47
3 - Okay
12
2 - Mediocre
4
1 - Poor
2
4.8
Cleanliness
4.8
Service and Staff
4.8
Amenities
4.8
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

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      Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

      Great choice

      Amazing

      Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

      4/5 Good

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

      Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020