"Giftun Azur", Hurghada, Egypt: description of rooms, reviews

Most tours to Egypt, colorfully advertised by our travel agencies, are focused on accommodation in hotels where 90 percent of the contingent is Russian. Sometimes it seems that he did not leave the country anywhere - neighbors by number Russian, Russian-speaking personnel, turned on the TV - and there as not RTR, NTV.

Quite a different matter is the hotel "Giftun Azur". Hurghada - the resort on which it is located, is famous for its wonderful beaches, the Red Sea and a lot of entertainment for every taste. The hotel complements all these advantages with the ideal conditions of tourist life and the pleasant atmosphere that is constantly present here.


Hotel Giftun Azur Resort 4 * is located on the outskirts of the Egyptian resort of Hurghada, from the airport side. It is only 3 km away, so the transfers provided by travel agencies "reach" here in 7-10 minutes. But the noise and any other inconveniences associated with the proximity of the airport, is not felt. The center of Hurghada from the hotel is just under 8 km or 3-4 minutes by shuttle bus. The road is near, the stop is practically opposite the hotel. On the same road are many different shops with clothes, souvenirs, accessories, beach goods, cosmetics, as well as bars, taverns, there is a youth club where discos are held every day.


Hotel "Giftun Azur" (Hurghada) has a very beautiful territory, not allowing to forget that this is Africa. There are many palm trees around. Even the children's playground found a place between these exotics. But not only palm trees here are pleasing to the eye. The territory literally drowns in blooming bougainvilleas, bright live cascades decorating all the bungalows. Every corner of the territory is perfectly swept, nowhere in the world. Tourists are impressed by the large swimming pool with an island in the center, where you can comfortably rest. The exclusive view of the hotel is provided by tennis courts, sports grounds, amphitheater, shops, parking, several bars decorated in exotic design. The entire territory is functional enough to ensure a proper rest.


"Giftun Azur" (Hurghada) took the first holidaymakers in 1984. Despite such a solid time for hotels, everything here functions and has a neat appearance. In the main building there is a reception where tourists are served round the clock. There you can rent things for free in the luggage room, and valuables - in an individual safe, call a doctor, order a nanny for a child, buy an excursion, rent clothes and dry cleaning, exchange currency, use a copier, fax, long-distance phone, rent car.

In the lobby there are soft sofas, armchairs, comfortable coffee tables, a lobby bar and free Wi-Fi. For tourists who come to the sea, this is not so important, but for those who organize business meetings in Egypt, it is not superfluous to know that the Hotel Giftun Azur (Hurghada) has a fully equipped and equipped conference room. For the best relaxation, a beauty salon, a massage parlor, a hairdresser, a sauna, a Turkish bath, and for sunbathing there is not only space around the pool, but an outdoor terrace.


"Giftun Azur" (Hurghada) offers several accommodation options. On its territory the main building in 2 floors, 17 bungalows, another two-storeyed building and one four-storeyed building are harmoniously inscribed in the overall design. In them a total of 522 rooms. Despite the fact that the last major reconstruction in the hotel was in 1998, the rooms are all sound, works without problems. Categories:

  • Standard with a view of the hotel grounds (garden) . Area - up to 32 squares. The room is double, but there is a possibility to install 1 clamshell. Equipment - a necessary set of furniture, a modern TV set (1 channel in Russian), air conditioning, telephone, mini-bar (replenished regularly), electric kettle, dishes and accessories for tea and coffee, mosquito repellent, hygiene room, Hairdryer, mirror, washbasin, shower cubicle, and in some rooms - a bath with a shower. Personal hygiene products are represented by toilet paper, soap, shampoo, shower gel.

  • Standard with a view of the Red Sea . Area - up to 40 squares. The room is double, but an additional cot can be installed. The equipment is the same as in the standards with a garden view. The difference, apart from the square, is that there is a welcome drink (nonalcoholic) and fruit when settling in.
  • Junior Suite with a view of the Red Sea . Area - up to 70 squares. The room is equipped with a living room area with upholstered furniture, a balcony. Equipment - a set of bedroom furniture, sofa, table, chairs, wardrobe, TV, mini-bar, telephone, air conditioning, bathroom, which not only provides personal hygiene products, but bathrobes and slippers. Holidaymakers in the deluxe rooms are waiting for the basket with fruit and a welcome drink (non-alcoholic).

Furniture in all rooms is not new, but quality, carpet on the floor there. Cleaning is done every day, linen and towels are changed according to the schedule.


In "Giftun Azur Beach" (Hurghada), food is excellent. There are four restaurants and seven bars on site. Restaurants:

  • central;
  • Italian;
  • Oriental;
  • Beach.


  • In the lobby;
  • near the pool;
  • on the beach;
  • American (there is billiards);
  • Roxy bar;
  • Shisha Tent bar;
  • Swim-in bar.

For breakfast, coffee, tea, milk, juice, cereals, muesli, sliced sausages, cheese, sausages, potatoes, several kinds of dishes from eggs, salads from vegetables, cottage cheese, pancakes, fritters, pastries, desserts are offered for breakfast. Breakfast in the central restaurant.

Pizza, soups, lots of salads, fish and meat dishes, shish kebab, chicken, squid, potatoes, rice, pasta, beans, other legumes, a lot of extraordinarily tasty pastries, cakes, desserts, fruits are served for lunch. Dinners are taking place at the beach restaurant.

In the dinner menu, a lot of meat and fish dishes, salads, several types of side dishes, milk, drinks, juices, fruits, and later - alcoholic beverages. Dinners are taking place in the eastern and central restaurants.

During the day, snacks are organized in the bars. Ice cream is also offered every day.


Hotel "Giftun Azur Resort" (Hurghada) is located from the coastline in a couple of steps. The beach here is well equipped. Sun beds and umbrellas made of cane, always in free availability. The excitement happens only at their employment in the very first row from the sea. Covering the beach is sand, which is cleaned every day by hotel employees. The approach to the water is gentle, the depth is not immediate. The sea is unusually clean, without corals, so you will not see beautiful exotic animals here. When it starts to darken (every month in different ways), they do not allow you to swim any more.

From the entertainment on the beach - volleyball, water skiing, catamarans (free of charge). Here is the hotel bar, where during the day sandwiches are served cold and hot, baked wafers with different fillings, biscuits. From drinks you can take beer, coffee, tea, cocoa, cappuccino. Two or three minutes from the beach "Giftun Azur" is the beach of the hotel CUBA, where a sand spit cuts into the sea. It is in this place that you can admire the beautiful marine life.


At Giftun Azur Resort 4 * all entertainment ends around 24:00. This hotel is more suitable for a relaxed, quiet, family holiday than for an active youth. Evening discos are held once a week. But in the amphitheater and at the pool every day organize shows, contests, water and usual comic gymnastics, there are also theatrical performances, concerts. There is animation for children. The only nuance - all this is organized in German.

For sports fans, the hotel has tennis courts and tennis tables, billiards (free of charge), squash courts, a golf course, sports grounds, a gym with exercise equipment. You can also relax in the sauna and hammam. On site, there is a very large pool for adults with always clean and warm water. The depth in it is different, from an average of about 1.5 meters to 2 meters. Nearby there is a children's pool up to 50 cm deep. Sun beds and umbrellas by the pool are always available, towels are issued and changed every day. Nearby there is a bar.

Additional Information

The hotel "Giftun Azur" (Hurghada) is open all year round. Prices for rooms may vary depending on the month of rest (from 40 thousand rubles for a permit for 10 days), the type of room and travel agency that sells vouchers, so they need to be recognized on an individual basis. Children under 6 years without a seat are living free of charge, and with paying for them they pay 9.5 dollars a day. Children under 12 years are charged 25% of the daily cost of the room.

In restaurants there is a dress code, that is, in bathing suits you can not come.

The hotel organizes special offers for newlyweds, including a free drink upon arrival, a cake, a dinner for two in a separate room, a fruit basket.

Also there are compliments from the hotel to the birthday and anniversary.

"Giftun Azur" (Hurghada). Reviews

This hotel has an excellent rating. Celebrated vacationers advantages:

  • Purity in everything and around;
  • Not new, but functional numbers, in which everything works without problems;
  • Chic food, tasty, varied, plentiful;
  • There are never any queues in restaurants;
  • Wonderful staff, hospitable, hospitable, professional;
  • A delightful sea and a great beach.

Seen cons:

  • There are no Russian-speaking staff, all in German and Arabic, in extreme cases, in English;
  • There is no entertainment after 24:00 (although for some tourists this is also a plus);
  • Weak Wi-Fi;
  • In the territory of many cats.

Have a good rest!

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