# 1 of 6 hotels in Abu Soma

Caribbean World Resort Soma Bay(5 stars)

Caribbean World Resorts Soma Bay Km 49, Hurghada Safaga Road Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt View on map
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  • Clean and tidy (9)
    "Clean and tidy" found in 9 reviews
    • " For a beach vacation fully okay! Room clean and tidy . Very spacious: outdoor areas very well maintained. Beach reasonable even a small coral reef is ... " 
      4.316666666666667
      September 2012
    • " ... games and many more). The entertainment team was great our kids(11 and 14) were very gladly there, every day was something else made. Many thanks to Melli and the team. Alltogether it was a great stay and we would stay here again. " 
      4.316666666666667
      September 2012
    • " Excellent hotel (rooms, food, drinks ..), friendly staff, beautiful beach ... special praise for the animation ... " 
      5.892857142857143
      September 2012
    • " In general , it was my first time to visit this nice hotel . and i think i won't come again because of the silly animator victor and luka ( the Egyptian ... " 
      3.986111111111111
      September 2012
    • " ... dishes and cutlery in a four-and-a-half-star hotel, that isn't on at all! Toilets in the pool area not available! Staff unfriendly! Beach is clean, the animation team super! All together no 4, five star hotel ! " 
      3.0119047619047623
      September 2012
    • " We stayed at the already in February booked, shortly before our departure we saw again the reviews and were very skeptical, since all were very negative. This information we could but not confirm! The hotel is very clean held, the pool super, the beach great, the bars super, the rooms very large ( room service tip ... " 
      5.695238095238095
      September 2012
    • " Best hotel ! " 
      5.835714285714286
      September 2012
    • " Great holiday but not 5 star " 
      4.438095238095238
      August 2012
    • " The hotel is already outdated and sees and feels one. The beach is very beautiful and the room we also liked. For the food I have the previous comments follow, a catastrophe! ... " 
      3.3047619047619046
      August 2012
  • The staff are very friendly (5)
    "The staff are very friendly" found in 5 reviews
    • " It was a vacation to remember! I would go back to the Caribbean world drive! The beach is really great - the sea a dream. The staff are very friendly - in case complaints These taken care of immediately. Also we really liked the food. " 
      5.719047619047619
      September 2012
    • " Excellent hotel (rooms, food, drinks ..), friendly staff , beautiful beach ... special praise for the animation team - Sabina, Victor, Luca, Jason...they ... " 
      5.892857142857143
      September 2012
    • " Plenty of staff, all very friendly and willing to help. All the customer facing staff speak English, though some also speak ... " 
      6
      October 2012
    • " The staff are very friendly , whether in the restaurants, reception area or the cleaning staff, and believe me, when guests ... " 
      5.671428571428572
      September 2012
    • " ... blind eye to money either if it's given to you! English is spoken all over and I'm sure that most people can speak it so it shouldn't be a problem. If you have a problem no matter what it is, the staff are willing to help you with what ever it is so go to them. " 
      5.671428571428572
      September 2012
  • We really liked the food (4)
    "We really liked the food" found in 4 reviews
    • " ... to remember! I would go back to the Caribbean world drive! The beach is really great - the sea a dream. The staff are very friendly - in case complaints These taken care of immediately. Also we really liked the food . " 
      5.719047619047619
      September 2012
    • " ... polite and willing to make every guest feel at home and if there is a problem, he sorts it out straight away. The tables are kept immaculate and used crockery is removed as soon as possible, The food is very tasty no matter where you eat. The cocktails, I must admitt were not good. Not mixed properly, but ... " 
      5.671428571428572
      September 2012
    • " In this hotel there are unfortunately very lots of Russians, not for the food yet opposite other guests behavior could. Therefore you are destroying great buffet in the main restaurant and the whole comfortable atmosphere. " 
      4.438095238095238
      August 2012
    • " ... quiet room with a balcony, building # 16 (close to the sea and not far from the main restaurant). The staff was nice and polite, salesmen were annoying but there is nothing you can do with it... The food was good , you won't be starving, believe me :) The beach and the sea is absolutely amazing!!! and ... " 
      5.3999999999999995
      November 2012
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Hotel review overview

Average
rating

Rating by categories

  • Hotel in general
    5.4
  • Room
    5.6
  • Service
    5.3
  • Location
    5.1
  • Gastronomy
    5.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.6

Rating breakdown

  • excellent
    392
  • very good
    73
  • acceptable
    28
  • poor
    10
  • terrible
    1
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The most helpful positive review

5.34047619047619

We would like to again thank the f&b manager and his team for the outstanding friendliness and responsiveness thank you - here you feel as a guest and the holiday right from the first day thoroughly enjoy! This friendliness is also extended to the other areas-from the gardeners to the cleaning strength given, where we always a nice smile received! All in all a great family hotel. Planet windsurfing surf station directly at the hotel with a great spot! …  read hotel review

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The most helpful negative review

1.5

The club makes on the first glance a very good impression! With the 2. you saw the whole complex is already getting old, and the operator not very hard this to change. …  read hotel review

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Summary of guest reviews by category

  • Hotel in general
    Pros
    • Hotel in general (9)
      Comments related to "Hotel in general" found in 9 reviews
      • " For a beach vacation fully okay! Room clean and tidy. Very spacious: outdoor areas very well maintained. Beach reasonable even a small coral reef is ... "  read hotel review
        4.316666666666667
        September 2012
      • " ... games and many more). The entertainment team was great our kids(11 and 14) were very gladly there, every day was something else made. Many thanks to Melli and the team. Alltogether it was a great stay and we would stay here again. "  read hotel review
        4.316666666666667
        September 2012
      • " Excellent hotel (rooms, food, drinks ..), friendly staff, beautiful beach ... special praise for the animation ... "  read hotel review
        5.892857142857143
        September 2012
      • " In general , it was my first time to visit this nice hotel . and i think i won't come again because of the silly animator victor and luka ( the Egyptian ... "  read hotel review
        3.986111111111111
        September 2012
      • " ... dishes and cutlery in a four-and-a-half-star hotel, that isn't on at all! Toilets in the pool area not available! Staff unfriendly! Beach is clean, the animation team super! All together no 4, five star hotel! "  read hotel review
        3.0119047619047623
        September 2012
      • " We stayed at the already in February booked, shortly before our departure we saw again the reviews and were very skeptical, since all were very negative. This information we could but not confirm! The hotel is very clean held, the pool super, the beach great, the bars super, the rooms very large ( room service tip ... "  read hotel review
        5.695238095238095
        September 2012
      • " Best hotel! "  read hotel review
        5.835714285714286
        September 2012
      • " Great holiday but not 5 star "  read hotel review
        4.438095238095238
        August 2012
      • " The hotel is already outdated and sees and feels one. The beach is very beautiful and the room we also liked. For the food I have the previous comments follow, a catastrophe! ... "  read hotel review
        3.3047619047619046
        August 2012
    Cons
    • Hotel in general (3)
      Comments related to "Hotel in general" found in 3 reviews
      • " Bad hotel "  read hotel review
        2.538095238095238
        September 2012
      • " Such a bad hotel we have never had. The tour operator has every day his beats threatened get, because he has ... "  read hotel review
        2.538095238095238
        September 2012
      • " The hotel is already outdated and sees and feels one. The beach is very beautiful and the room we also liked. For the food I ... "  read hotel review
        3.3047619047619046
        August 2012
  • Location
    Pros
  • Service
    Pros
    • Service Friendliness (5)
      Comments related to "Service" found in 5 reviews
      • " It was a vacation to remember! I would go back to the Caribbean world drive! The beach is really great - the sea a dream. The staff are very friendly - in case complaints These taken care of immediately. Also we really liked the food. "  read hotel review
        5.719047619047619
        September 2012
      • " Excellent hotel (rooms, food, drinks ..), friendly staff, beautiful beach ... special praise for the animation team - Sabina, Victor, Luca, Jason...they ... "  read hotel review
        5.892857142857143
        September 2012
      • " Plenty of staff, all very friendly and willing to help. All the customer facing staff speak English, though some also speak ... "  read hotel review
        6
        October 2012
      • " The staff are very friendly, whether in the restaurants, reception area or the cleaning staff, and believe me, when guests ... "  read hotel review
        5.671428571428572
        September 2012
      • " ... blind eye to money either if it's given to you! English is spoken all over and I'm sure that most people can speak it so it shouldn't be a problem. If you have a problem no matter what it is, the staff are willing to help you with what ever it is so go to them. "  read hotel review
        5.671428571428572
        September 2012
  • Food
    Pros
    • Quality (4)
      Comments related to "Food" found in 4 reviews
      • " ... to remember! I would go back to the Caribbean world drive! The beach is really great - the sea a dream. The staff are very friendly - in case complaints These taken care of immediately. Also we really liked the food. "  read hotel review
        5.719047619047619
        September 2012
      • " ... polite and willing to make every guest feel at home and if there is a problem, he sorts it out straight away. The tables are kept immaculate and used crockery is removed as soon as possible, The food is very tasty no matter where you eat. The cocktails, I must admitt were not good. Not mixed properly, but ... "  read hotel review
        5.671428571428572
        September 2012
      • " In this hotel there are unfortunately very lots of Russians, not for the food yet opposite other guests behavior could. Therefore you are destroying great buffet in the main restaurant and the whole comfortable atmosphere. "  read hotel review
        4.438095238095238
        August 2012
      • " ... quiet room with a balcony, building # 16 (close to the sea and not far from the main restaurant). The staff was nice and polite, salesmen were annoying but there is nothing you can do with it... The food was good, you won't be starving, believe me :) The beach and the sea is absolutely amazing!!! and ... "  read hotel review
        5.3999999999999995
        November 2012
  • Room
    Pros
    • Facilities (1)
      Comments related to "Room" found in 1 review
      • " The rooms are really big and spacious. Every thing is there that you need. Unfortunately there isn't a coffee machine ... "  read hotel review
        5.671428571428572
        September 2012
    • Cleanliness (2)
      Comments related to "Room" found in 2 reviews
      • " ... to help. All the customer facing staff speak English, though some also speak German, French and Russian. My wife and I like to try a little Arabic, which always goes down with a smile. The rooms are cleaned every day and to a high standard. Although I didn't have any cause to complain whilst on holiday, the ... "  read hotel review
        6
        October 2012
      • " ... big and spacious. Every thing is there that you need. Unfortunately there isn't a coffee machine and that I found hard but there are bars and restaurants all over, you just have to go there. The rooms are clean and tidy and if you are not happy with it, speak to the cleaning staff and they are willing to do it better. "  read hotel review
        5.671428571428572
        September 2012
Amy
Pooh Club
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Beach holiday
  • September 2014
Great vacation 2014 . Beach is clean. Aqua park very good. Food good . Room very good . Entreatment program very good big thanks to pooh club for caring about our child thanks to Olya & Vika And Hany we wish to see all of you again soon read hotel review
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Service
    5.8
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
  • Location
    5.6
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Hotel
    5.8
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
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Sam
Worth hotel
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Beach holiday
  • September 2014
This is my 2nd time in Caribbean for me and my family.We got the same room we had last January 9205 but this time we had been surprised as we found special amenities in the room we were so happy as the reception remembered us.Food and drinks much better than 1st visite.The new Cocoloco bar is more than brilliant.The reception manager take care of us while being annoyed from salesmen on the beach but overall we enjoyed and deside to go back there. read hotel review
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Location
    6.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
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Adam
Hospitality in Caribbean
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Beach holiday
  • September 2014
This is our first time in Egypt. We had agreat experience with great hospitality in this hotel. Me and my girlfriend from first moment arrived we had warm welcoming from front desk and we got exactly the room which we requested. The food in all restaurants is brilliant. All facilities are very suitable for English people. The animation shows very funny and all staff in general made agreat efforts to make us happy. Shady the front manager always care of us during the week. Thanks for everyone and we will recommend this hotel for our family and friends. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Location
    6.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
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Marija
Very satisfied
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Beach holiday
  • August 2014
Hello,I am Marija,guest from Serbia.I am very satisfide with service and accomodation in Caribbean Resort.There is a planty of food and it is very teasty.The stuff in Resort is very pleasant but animation is the best part of our vacation.The room is big and clean.The quallity of the beach service and accomodation is also perfect.There is plant of activities for the children.Thank you!!! read hotel review
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Location
    5.4
    Proximity to shopping areas
    4.0
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Hotel
    5.3
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    4.0
    Disabled-friendly
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
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Lura5
Nice resort
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Beach holiday
  • August 2014
Beach holiday 2014 The best resort so far. Friendly beach staff, Good and varied food, Nice en clean rooms, Animation team is super fakier show and comedy and cobra show is the best,Very good service, The staff spoke multiple languages, Very nice en very clean beach. There was something for everyone to do Highly recommended read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Hotel
    5.3
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Disabled-friendly
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.5
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    5.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    6.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    6.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Room
    5.5
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    5.0
  • Location
    5.6
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Distance to the beach
    5.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
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Information about Caribbean World Resort Soma Bay

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  • What the hotel offers
    Caribbean World Resort Soma Bay is a luxurious five star hotel, especially popular with families who appreciate tidy and peaceful place by the Red Sea. A very colorful, Caribbean style deco of the hotel fits with the green and blue of the Red Sea. Resort’s private beach is quite big – it is over 140,000 square meters. The hotel has 529 rooms, with lots of emphasis on marble and wood. There are five different restaurants and six bars all varying in themes and style. Staff speaks fluent English, French, Italian, German and Russian and, of course, Arabic.
  • Location
    Location is praised by families thanks to beautiful beach and crystal waters. The hotel is located 40 km from the airport. Transfer takes roughly 50 minutes. Taxis and a shuttle are available for guests.
  • Accommodation
    Very elegant and spacious rooms in warm, bright colors gives an airy impression of freedom. There are guest rooms, family rooms and junior family rooms. All accommodations have bathroom with shower, TV, air-conditioning, safe and a balcony or terrace. Rooms have view on a swimming pool, gardens or the sea.
  • Food and Drink
    As the name of the hotel suggest, guest can choose among quite Caribbean meals indeed. Restaurants offer various different cuisines, all serving fresh and exclusive products. Delicious sea food is highly recommended. A restaurant children zone serves menus specially for the little ones. Various bars offer beverages and snacks till late at night. Guests are encouraged to get to know Turkish tradition of shisha, water pipes.
  • Leisure
    Various different leisure activities are available for hotel’s guests, such as: basketball, volley ball, table tennis, beach football, jogging or bocce. Three swimming pools, one heated, are opened to everyone and those looking for more relaxation can try the health club. It offers services like sauna, steam, Jacuzzi and fitness room. There is also a diving centre and a wind surfing centre.
  • Other facilities and services
    24-hour reception offers help and tips concerning the stay at the hotel. Currency exchange is available. All major credit cards are accepted for payment: Visa and MasterCard.
* HolidayCheck does not assume liability for the accuracy and completeness of the content displayed above. Please bear in mind that the services included in an offer may differ at the time of booking from the description presented here. Solely those services available at the time of booking as shown on the booking form will be offered.

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Amenities

Hotel amenities

  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Non-smoking room
  • Shops in the hotel
  • Hairdressers/Beauty salon
  • Capacity of conference and banquet facilities: < 300
  • Business centre
  • Playground
  • Cash machine on site
  • Hotel safe
  • Internet
  • Air conditioning

Room amenities

  • Phone
  • Satellite TV
  • Minibar
  • Minibar: alcoholic
  • Safe
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Electronic room keys
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock
  • Sprinkler system

Gastronomy

  • Hotel bar

A choice of sports

  • Fitness centre
  • Aqua park
  • Tennis court

Spa offers

  • Spa centre
  • Massages
  • Special massages
  • Sauna
  • Steam room/ turkish bath

Other hotel information

  • 24 hour reception
  • Evening programs and entertainment
  • German
  • Car hire
  • Information desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Wifi
  • Newspaper