New Sonesta Resort Announced in Taba
(November, 2004 - Boston, MA) Sonesta International Hotels announced the opening of its 9th hotel in Egypt. Overlooking the Red Sea and the South Sinai’s desert, the Sonesta Beach Resort Taba is located on the Gulf of Aquaba between Egypt, Jordan and Israel. The resort’s 301 guestrooms offer interactive TV with satellite programming, mini bar, direct dial telephone, safe, mini-bar, and individual climate control. Most of the accommodations offer sea views with a private balcony.
The hotel features valet parking, shops, hair salon, lounge, discotheque, internet access, 2 pools including one indoor heated pool, massage room, fitness center, tennis, watersports, and complimentary “Just Us Kids” program. Dining options include five restaurants, which feature Egyptian, Lebanese, Seafood, and Italian cuisine, as well as a coffee shop and 24-hour room service. The hotel’s meeting space can accommodate groups up to 1000 people.
"We are excited to welcome the spectacular Sonesta Beach Resort Taba, to our collection of International hotels, resorts and Nile cruise ships," noted Peter Sonnabend, Sonesta CEO and Vice Chairman. "This five-star resort offers a variety of excellent facilities to meet the needs of couples and families" he added.
The Sonesta Beach Resort Taba is a 5-star resort overlooking the Red Sea and South Sinai’s desert and mountains, located on the Gulf of Aqaba between Egypt, Jordan and Israel. The resort is just 60 km from Taba International Airport, 48 km from Eilat, 160 km from Sharm El Sheikh and 430 km from Cairo. Almost all of its 440 guest rooms overlook the Red Sea. Resort features include a private beach, 24-hour in-room dining, meeting space, 3 swimming pools, tennis courts, dive and recreation center, shopping arcade with local handicrafts, souvenir and gift shop, jewelry store, bookshop and boutique. Gourmet International, Seafood and Italian restaurants, as well as several casual restaurants and disco are located at the Resort.
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