Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Middle East

The hotel

Set on a 9km stretch of stunning white sandy beach, this Arabian designhotel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the views of the Arabian Gulf— keep your eyes peeled and you may even spot dolphins! Saadiyat RotanaResort & Villas is the ideal location to explore all that Saadiyat Island hasto offer. And, with a large array of rooms and villas to choose from, you’llbe spoilt for choice. From the Classic room with its beach style inspired décor with floor-to-ceiling patio doors leading onto a balcony and open plan bathroom to Beach Villas with its own private plunge pool and furnished terrace facing the sea, ideal for guests wanting a little bit of privacy. When it comes to eating, there is plenty of choice from Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar, Hamilton’s Gastropub serving British and American classics in a lively atmosphere, Turtle Bay Bar & Grill, Sim Sim serving a vast international buffet, Nasma Beachfront Bar for cocktails and music on the beach, Sama Lobby Lounge serving light meals or chill out at the pool bar. If you fancy keeping fit whilst you are away then the fully equipped gym is open 24-hours, outdoor swimming pool and male and female saunas. For the young guests there is a dedicated kid’s club for ages 4-16 years with a lazy river, a splash pool, cinema zone, teen zone and a water slide.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Children's Pool
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Beachfront location
  • Tennis
  • Restaurant

Where is it

Beach location on Saadiyat Island, downtown Abu Dhabi is a 5-minute drive away. Transfer time from Abu Dhabi International Airport: 20 minutes.

Hotel information

327 rooms and suites, plus 13 beachfront villas. All with air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, WiFi, Lavazza coffee machines, mini-bar* and safe. With beach house inspired décor, Classic Rooms offer views over the gardens or the Saadiyat Golf Course (higher floors) from a balcony, rooms have either 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child.

Half Board includes: breakfast at Sim Sim restaurant, lunch or dinner in any of the restaurants. Guests will be offered the full à la carte menu where they will be able to choose a 3-course meal including soft drinks, juices and mineral water.

Full Board option: the same as above but includes lunch and dinner.

Open plan Deluxe Rooms offer partial pool or sea views and either 1 king-size bed or or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child.

Modern Premium Sea View Rooms enjoy a private balcony with Arabian Gulf views and either 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child.

Family Rooms consist of 2 inter-leading Classic Rooms, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. 

Suites and Club Rotana Rooms are also available. Guests staying in Club Rotana Rooms and Suites receive access to The Club Rotana lounge and the below benefits: 

  • Private check-in and check-out
  • Daily breakfast
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Evening canapés

7 dining venues; Sim Sim (International buffet for breakfast and dinner), Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar (italian delicacies), Hamilton's Gastropub (British and American menu), Turtle Bay Bar & Grill, Nasma Beachfront Bar (light meals and snacks), Sama Lobby Lounge (snacks), Pool Bar (snacks). Swimming pool. Zen the spa at Rotana*. Bodylines Fitness Club. Aladdin's Cave Kid's Club with kids pool, lazy river and slides. 2 tennis courts. Mini-golf course.

* Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

  • Excellent (1289)
  • Very good (282)
  • Average (78)
  • Poor (21)
  • Terrible (36)
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Perfekt Hotel & Perfekt Service

Jan 23, 2020 michaelM8901QV

In the end of January we spent nine days in the hotel with 3 children up to 5 years. The service, the people and the hotel could fulfill all wishes in a vacation! Congratulations to the team! We come back
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great hotel and location

Jan 23, 2020 larsandersson4 Trollhattan, Sweden

Great hotel and very nice personal. I can recomend this hotel for a perfect vaccation. We was staying for a week and we spent most of the time in the hotel area without being bored. It was many activites with tennis and gym and a percect beach, i you prefer not being at the pools the whole day.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Wonderful resort - highly recommended for families.

Jan 21, 2020 mnb65

Wonderful resort - beautiful design, very lux, lovely rooms with super friendly and helpful staff. Excellent restaurants and quality of food. Fab buffet breakfast to 11am. Great outdoor pool & even a wonderful kids “Aladdin’s Cave” with water tunnel & slide.
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Jan 19, 2020 anneconnolly

The hotel and resort are beautiful. There is an excellent choice of restaurants that are of a high quality and the bars (indoor and outdoor) have a great atmosphere and are very inviting. The staff are extremely friendly and attentive.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great time at Saadiyat Rotana

Jan 18, 2020 cristib326

We visited Saadiyat Rotana in January to celebrate my father's birthday. We had a great time and enjoyed the time spent at the pool and by the beach. Also the dinners at Si Ristornate and Turtle bay were great and the staff surprised us with a birthday cake (we also had one in the room). The staff did everything to make our stay more pleasant and… Read more
We visited Saadiyat Rotana in January to celebrate my father's birthday. We had a great time and enjoyed the time spent at the pool and by the beach. Also the dinners at Si Ristornate and Turtle bay were great and the staff surprised us with a birthday cake (we also had one in the room). The staff did everything to make our stay more pleasant and I would like to especially thank Vlad Dobrican the Front Desk Manager for everything he did for us. Read less