Sheikh Salem House

Address: El Melal Street, Dahab, South Sinai, Red Sea and Sinai, 14611, Egypt | Hotel
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        TravelPod Member ReviewsSheikh Salem House Dahab

        Reviewed by rubyroy

        The cool, chilled side of Dahab

        Reviewed Apr 21, 2012
        by (19 reviews) Montreal , Canada Flag of Canada

        I have stayed in Sheikh Salem at least 6 or 7 times since 2005. What I like most about Sheikh Salem is the location, away from the busy part of Dahab, the Arisha and the Bedouin Garlic bread with Cheese. Hmmmm

        It is a little like a home away from home and I do like the people who work there as well as the atmosphere. The rooms are not expensive.

        The rooms are not fancy but spotless and cleaned as are the sheets, the duvets are dry cleaned. What more does a girl need. There are rooms for all budgets.

        The matresses in some of the rooms need to be changed as they can cause back aches and sleepless nights. Which no doubt will be done soon.
        The beach infront is clean and the water is pristine clear and clean.
        The Arisha is the gathering place for everyone and it really is a chilled place with good atmosphere.

        The bedouin bread with garlic and cheese is beyond heavenly.
        The staff are helpful, freindly and try and accomadating.
        Gomma, Mohamed, Mohamed are nice guys who do their best to make guests happy.

        Bedouin women coming out for Friday market
        Dahab, Egypt
        Fresh breads with my bedroom in the back
        Dahab, Egypt
        Selling Mashi at Souk El Gomma Sheikh Salem
        Dahab, Egypt

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        TripAdvisor Reviews Sheikh Salem House Dahab

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        Traveler Photos Sheikh Salem House Dahab

        Bedouin women coming out for Friday market
        Dahab, Egypt
        Fresh breads with my bedroom in the back
        Dahab, Egypt
        Selling Mashi at Souk El Gomma Sheikh Salem
        Dahab, Egypt
        Sunrise the view from my room
        Dahab, Egypt
        The day the sea is he calmest April 18 2012
        Dahab, Egypt
        Bedouin bread Sheikh Salem House
        Dahab, Egypt
        Everyone comes out for Sheikh Salem Market
        Dahab, Egypt
        Relaxing at Sunset at the Arisha
        Dahab, Egypt
        Souk El Gomma Sheikh Salem
        Dahab, Egypt