El Ksar Resort & Thalasso

El Ksar Resort & Thalasso

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4.3 of 5 bubbles
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Capturing the magic and mystery of the Mediterranean Sea El Ksar Resort & Thalasso is located on a private sandy beach surrounded by generous gardens. The hotel offers plenty of activities such as mini golf, bridge, table tennis, Volleyball, tennis, shooting centre, jungle park, four outdoor pools, one indoor pool and many more. The beautiful yacht port “Port El Kantaoui” is only a few kilometers away.Featuring 552 comfortable and elegant rooms, junior suites and 1 presidential suite, inlcuding family rooms which interconnect.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Tennis court
Babysitting
Public wifi
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Aerobics
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Nightclub / DJ
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Hammam
Massage
Steam room
24-hour security
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
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4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Park View
Great View
Languages Spoken
French, Russian, Arabic, German

Location

Boulevard 14 Janvie, Sousse 4037 Tunisia
Getting there
Somewhat walkable
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Enfidha–Hammamet International Airport
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Flamboyant wrote a review Feb 2023
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I booked last minute for this hotel for a week and loved everything about this hotel all the staff in this hotel are 100% genuine which can be rare for a Tunisia hotel no waiting around for tips.

The rooms are large spotless fridge included can be filled from the bar at a charge.

Animation team these get everyone involved on the activities and being disabled this isn't a problem at all with them they are always on hand to help.

This hotel I would advise 100% book it you won't be disappointed in any way at all
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Ines Mestiri, Agency / Consultant at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso
Responded Mar 1, 2023
Dear Guest: Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us about your last holiday at the EL Ksar Resort & Thalasso and for your kind acknowledgements to our hotel staff. .We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Your encouragements are much appreciated and we wish to reassure you that no effort will be spared to maintain our quality of service at a level that meets the expectations of our discerning guests. We thank you more one time for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the near future. Sincerely, REZEK Ines Guest Relation manager
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Anna G wrote a review Jun 2021
12 contributions2 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Vacation which we spent in hotel El Ksar were our first in Tunisia. We stayed for 7 days in a two-room apartment with two bathrooms. We were very satisfied with the standard. The room was cleaned by the service every day.  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the hotel was partially available to the guests. However, there was no need to have more swimming pools opened because there were around 60 people at the hotel during our stay. 4 swimming pools were available – one with water slides, the deep one, paddling pool for children, and one with a depth of 120cm. Sunbeds on the beach and around these pools were generally accessible. The beach, which had a wonderful sand and a gentle descent to the sea,  was cleaned every day.

Meals were diverse and tasty, and you could try something different each day. Alcohol in bar wasn’t fake, coke was certainly original and wine was excellent. The waiter, with a big smile on his face, made sure that our glasses were always full. 

Anyway, the best that happened to us was meeting all these wonderful people working in this hotel! Animators were able to encourage our participation in different games and activities without being intrusive. They were able to unite all the guests together so that we all knew each other. When we were about to leave the place, our daughter was very upset to say goodbye to the best children’s animator Najwa Gigi. Thank you very much for these wonderful vacation and see you next year!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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RebeccaMc wrote a review Jul 2023
9 contributions4 helpful votes
+1
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We had a 2 week family holiday from 19th June to 3rd July 2023 at this resort.
The airport transfer was fairly quick and check in was easy. Registration form to fill out for each member of family and a resort tax to pay for adults before you were given your key.
Our room was basic and in desperate need of an upgrade but it was comfortable enough and clean enough and we didn't plan to spend much time there as we wanted to be busy. The air con was very old and very inefficient and this system is all over the hotel. Some rooms and areas have been updated but the air con has not. Thankfully, we weren't there at the hottest time of the year so it was bearable.
The staff at the hotel we're wonderful. Having 2 children (10 and 8) we spent our days by the children's pool. Slides operated between 10-12 and 3-5 with always 2 lifeguards on duty (Mohamed and Omar, thank you). The Animation centre was also next to this pool and the wonderful team (esp Gigi and Mary ) like clockwork invited the children to join in the daily entertainment programme. Happy children and much needed respite for mum and dad.
Breakfast finished a little early for being on holiday so we actually only had breakfast 3 or 4 times over the 2 weeks in the restaurant but the beach bar did 24hr snacks and we were able to go down when we were ready and get croissants or pain au chocolat from there.
Poolside snacks (pizza, sandwiches, chips) started at 12 and lunch in the main restaurant at 2.30.
Dinner service started at 6.30.
Very busy at the start of service and we preferred to wait until mid way through when it was more relaxed and had quietened down.
The food was perhaps not always our preference but at every mealtime there was at least 3 or 4 items which suited us and we certainly never went hungry.
Overall, we had an absolutely amazing time and we left talking about what we would do the next time we went back.
Thank you, El Ksar for a wonderful holiday.
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Date of stay: June 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from ines REZEK, Service clients/Réception at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso
Responded Jul 10, 2023
Dear customer, Thank you for your warm comments on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso. We would be more than happy to welcome you again in our hotel for another great experience. Sincerely, REZEK Ines Public Relations Manager
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Carly wrote a review Apr 2023
Sheffield, United Kingdom149 contributions75 helpful votes
+1
1.0 of 5 bubbles
We have just returned home from Tunisia. On our way home our flight was delayed so we had to stay in this hotel for one night.

The rooms we stayed in were very outdated and basic. Nowhere near a 4* - possibly more a 2* room. The room was a 4 person room (only 2 of us though) but I would say the room size was large and enough room for a family. Bathroom was disgusting. The shower was in the bath and the shower head wasn’t at the end of the bath..it was in the middle so you had no room to move. Lots of mould/limescale all over the bathroom and it was very worn and tired. Needs a whole new bathroom to get it to the standard of a 4* hotel. Unsure whether they have refurbished some of the hotel as some photos online show a hotel that looks a lot different to where we stayed - if you do book I’d definitely be asking that question and asking for a refurbished rooms like in the photos online.

Hotel reception looks quite grand but it’s very dark. We did arrive at 2am though. Staff did have us unexpectedly with short notice but there could have been a bit more organisation considering they had to check in 180 people at once. One couple were given a key to a room, went in and there was already a family in there. It’s the last thing you want when it’s 3am and you’re tired. Also staff were refusing to give us water for free when we arrived. We didn’t have any currency left…only a bank card which they wouldn’t accept. It did cause a bit of conflict with some very unhappy guests but it did get resolved.

Corridors around the hotel are not fit for purpose. Stained carpets, cables hanging out of plug sockets, cables hanging out the lift, outdated furniture and walls that are half decorated. The lift is a danger itself and it made me nervous every time we used it!

Pool area looked lovely though and apparently the beach is amazing but music was blasting out before 10am so lucky that we didn’t need a lay in!

Food wasn’t great and it was much better at the hotel we stayed at for our holiday (Tui Blue Scheherazade). When they are cooking it’s full of smoke and you will end up smelling of food constantly. Also not a lot of choice compared to what we we had at our hotel and that’s also a 4*. Cutlery trays were filthy and we also saw a chef carrying chicken before lunch and feeding it to a cat presumably on the way to the kitchen?!

Overall it isn’t somewhere I would ever visit again. It definitely isn’t a 4* hotel and I’d be disappointed if I’d had to pay to stay there. But it has got potential, it just needs refurbishing!
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Date of stay: April 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Ahmedhssan H wrote a review Dec 2022
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Such a lovely friendly resort, the staff were so lovely & friendly, the food wasn’t hot enough but then we always managed to find something!
rooms were kept clean beautiful view of the sea & pool

Entertainment was what you would expect with the usual touring shows/mini disco/bingo/plus other little shows that were fun. I personally got involved as the Animation team were quite good and tried to get everyone invloved. Big thanks to Sam and his team.

Thank you you El ksar Resort for making our holiday so relaxing 😎
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from ines REZEK, Service clients/Réception at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso
Responded May 8, 2023
Dear customer, Thank you for your warm comments on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso. We would be more than happy to welcome you again in our hotel for another great experience. Sincerely, REZEK Ines Public Relations Manage
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happy rt wrote a review Sep 2022
11 contributions
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This hotel has a very good location, directly on the beach, 15 minutes to the old city and 15 minutes to Port El-Kantaoui. Within 5 walking minutes there is a lot of shopping malls, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars and Supermarket where you can enjoy the great local food and make shopping.

The service was great as well all the staff was friendly and helpful. Check-in and Out was very smooth.

The food was great and the menu changes daily, if you are in diet i suggest you don’t book all inklusive otherwise you will destroy your diet 😅
The room was clean, well equipped and the beds were very comfortable.

The greatest thing was the entertainment team, they starts the activities from 09:00 and they finish the daily program around 23:00 😳 so you and your family will never be bored.

What we don’t like is that the pool sometimes is full and we couldn’t reserve a place ☹️ They said “sorry, who came first served first” 😒 and we think that they better add some slides that it makes it funnier for the kids and for us.

All in all it was a great vacation and we recommend this hotel.
Thanks for all the staff and definitely we will see you next year.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Malaika B wrote a review May 14
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
The WiFi wasn’t always available and quite slow when you did get it. And the beds were solid and not very comfortable. However there was many good attributes
The food from the restaurant had such a large selection, from the salads, sauces, hot foods, breads and even the deserts. The deserts were to die for. The rooms were clean and every day the beds were made and had very quant designs. The cleaner was very nice and had helped keep our floors mopped like we had never entered the room in the first place. The activities was great for both adults and children; there was something for everyone. The staff was very friendly and energetic and brought life to the place. The hotel itself had a very calming atmosphere and had these paintings where you could tell they were hand crafted with precision and were placed in the hallways of the hotel rooms. The lobby was quite calming and had dim lights. This may not be everyone’s cup of tea but I found it quite relaxing.
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Date of stay: May 2024
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
2.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: The hotel has an exchange where you can get the local currency. Plan where you are going. There...
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Ana R wrote a review Sep 2023
2 contributions1 helpful vote
1.0 of 5 bubbles
I would not recommend this hotel to anyone. I can freely say that it is even below the average hotel in Tunisia. The staff is extremely unfriendly (with some exceptions), especially in the restaurant.
On the first day of vacation, we arrive in the evening, tired after the flight, at 11 p.m. They put us in a room where the hotel staff sleeps due to full capacity. At the same time, the room is dirty, the bed linen has not been changed... there is no cleaning service, they change it themselves and we waited for 2 hours for that, so tired and broken from the journey...
Huge queues for food, even though it's not the season.. (the end of September, let's face it), pour it on you as if it were a bird and not a grown man, you wait for a plate because all possible plates are grabbed. Spoons are a serious concept for them and you have to beg them every time to bring them to you because they only put one napkin and utensils on the table.
Then comes the search for a table...a non-air conditioned restaurant with a crowd of people and smoky from the grill.
And about the crowd of ill-mannered Arab children screaming not to talk, and the chaos they leave behind on the table.
The animation is terribly boring, very aggressive animators.
The only thing that is even remotely beautiful is the beach and the sea, although if you bribe a blanket on the beach and you are calm for 10 days, it leaves you a place.
All in all, I would never go back.
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Date of stay: September 2023
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Lassaad wrote a review Jul 2022
Dublin, Ohio1 contribution1 helpful vote
1.0 of 5 bubbles
The only thing good about the hotel is the pool. The food is terrible , not much variety, does not taste good. My family and I even found out that some salads were bad and told the supervisor about them and he took them off of the buffet. Rooms are very very outdated. We had 3 rooms and all of them had the AC dripping on our head as we walk into our rooms. Called front desk and nothing was done. Overpriced for what I just described so now I know and will never stay there again
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Mourad B wrote a review Jun 2022
6 contributions
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Been here for 3 weeks and absolutely all is great, the food is tasty and wonderful there is always so much different choice of food which is good. The entertainment team are very good always keeping you entertained , it’s never boring around the pool the entertainment team are always doing different activities and getting everyone involved. The staff are all friendly and very nice people they always make the guests feel very welcomed and comfortable to talk to and never make you feel uncomfortable. The pools are always warm which is great there is a beach right on the doorstep so you only have to walk from the pool and the beach is literally there which is good the beach is lovely the sea is very clean and the beach is always clean. The bedrooms are always clean and the the housekeeping lady always makes sure they are tidy and clean. The weather is amazing always hot and sunny makes you enjoy the holiday even more. I’ve been here for 3 weeks now and don’t want to leave yet. Staff and hotel is absolutely amazing very good and what you see about this hotel you get.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Malaika B wrote a tip May 14
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"The hotel has an exchange where you can get the local currency. Plan where you are going. There is monastir, Médina ribat, mall of Sousse."
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Juhera C wrote a tip Apr 2024
17 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"Don’t book or just prepare yourself that it isn’t what it seems online."
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Sightseer57014586781 wrote a tip Apr 2024
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"The pool and slides need cleaning ,open slides when people are staying, keep family in one block and people who don't and wants a good time inanother"
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Damien M wrote a tip Apr 2024
Formby, United Kingdom108 contributions23 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Breakfast gets really busy around 8.30/9am Dinner is the same around 7.30ish"
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Uzma H wrote a tip Apr 2024
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"The hotel is dated, carpet is grubby and the bathrooms need updating rooms are smokey hotel is smokey and WiFi only works in lobby 😞😕"
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PRICE RANGE
₱3,352 - ₱7,918 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
karthago el ksar sousse, karthago el ksar hotel sousse
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel El Ksar
LOCATION
TunisiaSousse GovernorateSousse
NUMBER OF ROOMS
454
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Ksar Resort & Thalasso
Which popular attractions are close to El Ksar Resort & Thalasso?
Nearby attractions include Seville Center (0.4 km), Megastore Gifts (0.5 km), and AquaSplash Thalassa Sousse (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, a swimup bar, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to El Ksar Resort & Thalasso?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mio Mondo, Farmers Steakhouse, and Mare-Mar (ouahchi).
Are there opportunities to exercise at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Does El Ksar Resort & Thalasso have airport transportation?
Yes, El Ksar Resort & Thalasso offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does El Ksar Resort & Thalasso offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at El Ksar Resort & Thalasso?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including French, German, Russian, and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to El Ksar Resort & Thalasso?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Medina of Sousse (3.2 km).
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