The best Hotels in Abu Dhabi

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Which Location is best?

There are countless beautiful hotels in Abu Dhabi. The standard is very high because of the special economy in the UAE. Visitors will generally get more luxury than expected, even for a smaller budget so the only thing to worry about is the right location best suited to your wishes. Below please find the best hotel areas in Abu Dhabi.

CORNICHE - Best Strategic Location

The best strategic location is definitely the Corniche Area. Here you will find fantastic hotels with or without direct beach access. The best hotels on the corniche are the Emirates Palace Hotel, The Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, the St. Regis Corniche, Grand Hyatt, Bab al Qasr and the Khalidiyah Palace Hotel.

SAADIYAT ISLAND - For Beach Lovers

Since Saadiyat Island features the only open sea beach access in Abu Dhabi, you will find the best beach hotels here. The island is newly developed and is also home to the famous Abu Dhabi Louvre. All hotels on Saadiyat island are very luxurious and a bit on the higher priced scale but during off season you can still find some good deals. Best hotels here are the Park Hyatt, Hotel Rixos, St. Regis and Saadiyat Rotana.

YAS ISLAND - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix & Themeparks

This fun island is a bit outside Abu Dhabi and home to the Ferrari World, Warner Brothers World, Yas Waterworld, The F1 Grand Prix Marina Circuit, Yas Marina and Yas Mall. Its situated on the way to the AD intl airport and Dubai. Driving time to Abu Dhabi city centre is around 30minutes and to Dubai around 1 hour. So if you like to be close to the city we recommend another location. Best hotels on Yas Island are the Yas Viceroy and Yas Hotel, both are sitting right on top of the Formula 1 track, further good hotels are the Radisson Blu, Yas Island Rotana and the Crown Plaza.

CITY CENTRE - Best Prices

Most of the budget hotels are in the city centre and you can get some amazing deals. All the sightseeing is in easy reach since Abu Dhabi isnt very large. Some Hotels like the Southern Sun and Sofitel are just beside the corniche and you can easily reach it by foot. There are countless excellent city hotels but the best price and location you will find with the Sofitel, Southern Sun, Jannah Burj Al Sarab, Le Royal Meridien, Royal Rose and Majlis Grand Mercure.

QARYAT AL BERI - Most Quiet Area

This area is newly developed around a artificial channel and all hotels have a private beach access. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque is located in this area and from most hotels you will have beautiful views to the Grand Mosque. Best hotels here are the Traders Hotel and Shangri La.

​5* EMIRATES PALACE HOTEL

Location: Corniche - fantastic beach location - very quiet - right on the popular beach promenade of Abu Dhabi - city center is within walking distance.

Room Types: Family Rooms, Rooms / Facilities for Disabled Guests, Non-Smoking Rooms.

Special features of the hotel: size, cleanliness, proximity to the beach and friendliness of the staff.

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​5 * HOTEL JUMEIRAH ETIHAD

Location: Corniche vicinity, opposite Emirates Palace Hotel. The hotel beach is facing west. It lies on the outskirts of the city, yet only a few minutes by taxi from the city center.

Room Types: Family Rooms, Rooms / Facilities for Disabled Guests, Non-Smoking Rooms.

Special features of the hotel: cleanliness, friendly staff and the best panoramic view of the city!

abu dhabi etihad towers hotel

​5* The St. Regis Island Resort

Location: Saadiyat Island. The luxurious Mediterranean-style Hotel St. Regis Island Resort is situated on the beautiful Saadiyat Island featuring an amazing long beach and crystal clear waters.

Room Types: Family Rooms, Deluxe Room, Suite, Villa, Rooms for Disabled Guests, Non-Smoking Rooms.

Special features of the hotel: size of the rooms, location directly at the beautiful saadiyat beach, condition of the hotel, room cleanliness, perfect for honeymooners

abu dhabi st regis island resort hotel

​5 * ANANTARA QASR AL SARAB DESERT

Location: Nestled in one of the largest sandy deserts on earth, the "Empty Quarter" or locally known as Liwa Desert or "Rub al-Khali" - about 2 hours drive from Abu Dhabi.

Room Types: Family Rooms, Deluxe Room, Suite, Villa, Rooms for Disabled Guests, Non-Smoking Rooms

Special features of the hotel: size of the bathroom, condition of the hotel, room cleanliness, very romantic location

abu dhabi anantara qas al sarab resort

​5 * HOTEL SHANGRI-LA QARYAT

Location: Quaryat al Beri. The hotel has its own private beach inside a romantic channel on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi close to the Shiekh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Room Types: Family rooms, rooms / facilities for disabled guests, non-smoking rooms.

Special features of the hotel: Proximity to the beach, general cleanliness, perfect as citiy and beach hotel!

abu dhabi shangri la qaryat al beri hotel

​4 * HOTEL SOUTHERN SUN

Location: City Center. The hotel is located on the edge of the city center, 5-10minutes walking distance to center, close to the Mina Harbor in the north of Abu Dhabi.

Room Types: Double Room, Twin / Twin, Family Room, Deluxe Room, Superior, Suite, Rooms for Disabled Guests, Allergy-Free Room Available, Smoking Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms

Special features of the hotel: Value for money, city center location, very friendly staff, very clean.

abu dhabi southern sun hotel

​4 * HOTEL TRADERS, QARYAT AL BERI

Location: Qaryat Al Beri. The hotel has a small stretch of beach that lies inside a channel close to the Grand Zayed Mosque on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi.

Room types: suites, non-smoking rooms, family rooms

Special features of the hotel: friendliness of the staff, general cleanliness and size of the rooms.

abu dhabi traders qaryat al beri hotel

​5 * HOTEL GRAND MERCURE RESIDENCE

Location: City Centre. The hotel is conveniently located in the city centre and close to one of Abu Dhabi's largest shopping malls. You can reach the beach in a few minutes by taxi.

Room types: Rooms, Suites and Studios - All rooms are equipped with satellite TV, a kitchenette and a bathroom.

Special features of the hotel: Location of the hotel, Cleanliness, Value for money.

abu dhabi grand mercure residence hotel