Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Abu Dhabi, Middle East

The hotel

Luxury personified, The Ritz-Carlton is set amidst beautifully landscaped gardens, overlooking a pristine stretch of private beach. Inspired by early Renaissance architecture, every room is nothing less than sheer bliss with gorgeous views of the illustrious Grand Canal, stately gardens or breathtaking Grand Mosque from your private balcony. Enjoy a day by the canal or relax by the grand pool, soaking up the sun in peace. If you’ve children with you, they’ll be having the time of their lives at the Ritz Kids Club, there are activities galore to tempt them, including face painting and treasure hunts. Between the swimming pool and the beach is also the Splash Park, try and extricate them from that if you can! A very special venue, you’ll feel extra special as a member of The Ritz-Carlton Club, which combines intimacy, comfort and exclusivity with personalised service and attention to detail. Rooms on Club Level enjoy The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge offering a continuous steam of culinary offerings throughout the day, complimentary internet access and international magazines and newspapers – helping to make your stay a supremely memorable one. Also memorable is the hotel’s choice of restaurants – eight to be exact, featuring cuisine from around the world. Mijana, an Arabic Lebanese restaurant designed by the famous designer Super Potato from Japan. For seafood and steak, The Forge is stylish and contemporary or feast on Southeast Asian delights in an outdoor lounge with majestic views of the mosque at Li Jiang. Less formal dining includes the all-day dining restaurant Giornotte, built to resemble a classic Italian villa, or Al Fresco Pool and Beach Restaurant with a variety of Mexican dishes, healthy salads and cocktails, as well as Dolce for espresso and ice-cold gelato.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Babysitting service
  • Room Service
  • Valet parking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Beachfront location

Where is it

Adjacent to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, overlooking the canal. Transfer time from Abu Dhabi International Airport: 20 minutes.

Hotel information

447 rooms and suites as well as 85 villas. All with air-conditioning, private balcony, 42” LCD TV, telephone, high-speed Internet access*, mini-bar*, tea/coffee maker, safe, iPod docking station, hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers, iron and board. Deluxe Rooms have garden, pool and beach views, with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 2 children.

Half Board option: includes breakfast and lunch or dinner in Giornotte buffet restaurant.

Full Board option: includes breakfast, lunch and dinner in Giornotte buffet restaurant.

Club Rooms with 1 king size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 2 children. Rooms provide daily access to the club lounge where guests are entitled to the following benefits;

  • Breakfast, midday snacks, afternoon tea, light evening snacks
  • Evening hors d'oeuvres
  • Cordials and desserts
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Private check in
  • Dedicated concierge
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Personal computers for guest use
  • Complimentary pressing for two pieces per room per day

Please note: children under 12 years old are not permitted in the Club Lounge after 8:00pm.

1-Bedroom Villas with 1 king-size bed and sofa bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

2-Bedroom Villas with 1 king-size bed, 2 double beds and sofa bed, sleeping maximum 4 adults and 2 children.

8 unique restaurants and bars including; Giornotte (all-day dining Mediterranean restaurant), The Forge (steakhouse, open for dinner), Mijana (Lebanese cuisine, open for late lunch and dinner), Li Jang (Asian cuisine, open for dinner), Al Fresco (beach restaurant, open from lunch to sunset), Dolce (Italian-style cafe), ALBA lobby lounge, Sorso traditional bar and poolside bars. Grand (1600 sq m) outdoor swimming pool. Private sandy beach. ESPA* at the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, a beachfront spa with 16 treatment rooms, steam room, hammam, outdoor plunge pools and hair and beauty salons. 24-hour fitness centre*. Ritz Kids' Club* (4-12 years) offering supervised indoors and outdoors activities. Babysitting* (on request). Retail shops. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. WiFi access*. 24-hour room service*. Complimentary valet parking.

* Denotes local charge.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Weekend Stay at the Ritz

Jul 24, 2021 J3386ILahmedz

As always me and my friends had a really lovely stay at the ritz, the staff where always very accommodating and they always knew their guests which makes it feel more home welcoming. The service was amazing as usual and they always helped us with whatever we needed.
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Jul 24, 2021 621najlar

Amazing staff everything we have memorable experience thank u all for every thing😍😍breakfast was amazing not rashed everything wa delicious thanks once again😍we enjoy a lot with my family the pool was amazing as well
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Jul 24, 2021 Charmaine K

Amazing place. Great service by all the staff. We felt very looked after and the place is very clean and tidy. I will be vacationing here again. Our daily breakfast was great with a decent variety of food. I would have wished there was some pork bacon on the menu however the amazing experience was good enough. All in all I will definitely return… Read more
Amazing place. Great service by all the staff. We felt very looked after and the place is very clean and tidy. I will be vacationing here again. Our daily breakfast was great with a decent variety of food. I would have wished there was some pork bacon on the menu however the amazing experience was good enough. All in all I will definitely return and stay at other ritz Carlton locations. Read less
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Jul 24, 2021 270shamikac

The Ritz Carlton is not only a beautiful property but also has amazing service and hospitality. From the gym staff to the lounge staff that include Mr. Ranga and Ms. Faith we have been taken care off with excellence. We come here very often and keep wanting to come back because of how well our needs are met. They always go the extra mile to ensure… Read more
The Ritz Carlton is not only a beautiful property but also has amazing service and hospitality. From the gym staff to the lounge staff that include Mr. Ranga and Ms. Faith we have been taken care off with excellence. We come here very often and keep wanting to come back because of how well our needs are met. They always go the extra mile to ensure our stay goes smoothly and that we are always well fed! Read less
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Jul 24, 2021 886sumithp

We had an excellent experience over here, starting with guest relation “Ms SABINA “made us a warm welcome, and the procedures for checkin was very smooth and fast. After they took us to our room. The room Ambience was very nice.. swimming pool was excellent and the pool supervisor Mr SAJEESH he was awesome they came frequently to us for asking… Read more
We had an excellent experience over here, starting with guest relation “Ms SABINA “made us a warm welcome, and the procedures for checkin was very smooth and fast. After they took us to our room. The room Ambience was very nice.. swimming pool was excellent and the pool supervisor Mr SAJEESH he was awesome they came frequently to us for asking what we need. Pool life gaurds are very friendly and nice behaviour . Pool areas and the hotel areas are very neat and tidy beacuse of the HOUSE KEEPING STAFFS they are excellent. GIORNOTTE RESTAURANT which gave us a verygood breakfast and the Restaurant staffs are really nice. Finally Mr SHAMEER from Guest Servive he made our checkout very easier.. A very well recomended hotel for staying .. Read less