W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island

Abu Dhabi, Middle East

The hotel

Set half on land, half on water, the W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island is excitingly distinctive, both inside and out. There are two sparkling rooftop swimming pools to cool off in, a state-of-the-art gym and a spa with its own traditional hammam and a team of highly skilled therapists to indulge your every whim! Steps away are the Yas Marina & Yacht Club, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World, Yas Waterworld and the first 18-hole links golf course in the Middle East. There is also Yas Marina Circuit which offers the opportunity to drive the famous race track in a variety of high speed vehicles. As one of the most exciting hotels in the world, you’d expect the restaurants to be nothing short of spectacular, and they are! There are a range of restaurants and bars onsite, each offering an incredible range of dishes from around the world. Feast on Indian cuisine with a modern twist at Angar and Amici offers rustic and unpretentious classic Italian fare. The W Lounge is the perfect places to savour a cocktail whilst admiring stunning city views.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Babysitting service
  • Room Service
  • Wheelchair access
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Restaurant

Where is it

On Yas Island, overlooking the Yas Marina & Yacht Club and positioned on the Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Transfer time from Dubai International Airport: 1 hour 30 minutes; Abu Dhabi Airport: 10 minutes.

Hotel information

499 rooms and suites. All with air-conditioning, floor-to-ceiling windows, mood lighting, WiFi access, tea/coffee-making facilities, W Signature Bed and the W MixBar. All rooms and suites have either 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults. Enjoy Yas Marina views from your balcony in the Wonderful Rooms. 

Half Board option: includes a set menu lunch or dinner at Angar, Amici or Garage. Two alcoholic beverages per person is included.

Marvelous Rooms have marina views from a balcony with full glass panels.

Spectacular Rooms offer floor-to-ceiling glass panels, race track views and an oversized wet room.

Spacious Fantastic Suites have race track views and living areas are separated by glass panels. 

Located in the main building of the hotel, Fabulous Suites have a separate living/sitting area and 180 degree views of the Formula F1 track and the Yas Marina.

Garage (à la carte food hub with 5 unique mini outlets), Angar (Indian Tandoori cuisine, open for dinner - currently closed), Amici (Italian cuisine, lunch and dinner - currently closed, the menu is available at Garage). W Lounge. Roastery (coffee shop). WET® Deck (adults only, open for lunch and dinner). SUN Deck rooftop pool. Spa*. FIT Fitness centre. Kids Zone*. Room service*.

Wheelchair accessible rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

* Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

  • Excellent (3135)
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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Fantastic staff

Jul 22, 2021 Alex81London London, England

We had a great stay which was enhanced by the fantastic, attentive staff. Particular praise must go to Rikesh who was a waiter at Garage restaurant and chef Juan also at Garage. Rikesh made a huge fuss of our kids and was accommodating and professional. Chef Juan made a huge effort to accommodate my wife’s rather complicated dietary requirements… Read more
We had a great stay which was enhanced by the fantastic, attentive staff. Particular praise must go to Rikesh who was a waiter at Garage restaurant and chef Juan also at Garage. Rikesh made a huge fuss of our kids and was accommodating and professional. Chef Juan made a huge effort to accommodate my wife’s rather complicated dietary requirements and made her feel special rather an inconvenience, of which the latter is sadly often the case. Also the lady (didn’t get her name) at the maitre D position always greeted us by name and knew our room number by heart; most impressive and personal. A couple of minor niggles would be that the room had a couple of ‘tired’ points. Also, we booked a package through Yas Island website with theme park tickets included yet there was a disconnect between the hotel and the parks with ticket validity/small print and there was a sense of ‘ask the other party’ which ultimately left us as the guest going back and forth between the hotel and the parks, having to do some detective work so that we could understand the finer details of the package we had purchased, whereas we would have appreciated a stronger understanding of the product we had bought from the hotel that was effectively supplying it. All in all though, a great hotel with a fantastic location for the theme parks and wider area. Thank you! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Eid Break

Jul 22, 2021 Beverley M Dubai, United Arab Emirates

This is my third visit in 3 months, and each time my stay has been enjoyable. The staff are friendly and attentive responding to your requests as quickly as possible. Special mention to Antony and the others greeting us like old friends coming home.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Spectacular stay

Jul 11, 2021 sanjaybabur Dubai, United Arab Emirates

We booked via Yas Island and stayed at the W Abu Dhabi for 2 nights and visited 3 parks during our stay. Right off the bat Anthony at the door started making friends with the kids and showing them a cool handshake !! Smooth and seamless check in, being Bonvoy Gold, we got upgraded to Spectacular Rooms and my daughter managed to win me extra… Read more
We booked via Yas Island and stayed at the W Abu Dhabi for 2 nights and visited 3 parks during our stay. Right off the bat Anthony at the door started making friends with the kids and showing them a cool handshake !! Smooth and seamless check in, being Bonvoy Gold, we got upgraded to Spectacular Rooms and my daughter managed to win me extra 1000 points as well !!! My other friends got upgraded to a suite, which was also amazing. We ended up staying in their suite both nights and ordered from Room Service. My wife got in touch with hotel in advance about her dietary requirements and she was put in touch with Shashank who went above and beyond to assist with our room service orders and even added Indian breakfast items, thanks Chef Juan. Evelyn was serving us at the breakfast and she was simply amazing. Also special mention for Sagar at the Wet Deck Bar and Anthony at the Sun Deck Bar for drinks and service The unusual W design, music and style was always a treat. We really enjoyed our stay....look forward to more. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Doesn’t honour Bonvoy member benefits

Jul 10, 2021 G5466BKandrewg London, United Kingdom

The hotel is a great property, the staff are very friendly. But it is also disappointing that the hotel doesn’t accept Marriott Bonvoy rewards. I generally live in Marriot Hotels as an Ambassador level member, same as other loyal customers their are discounts which encourage you to entertain at the hotel, invite business associates to stay… Read more
The hotel is a great property, the staff are very friendly. But it is also disappointing that the hotel doesn’t accept Marriott Bonvoy rewards. I generally live in Marriot Hotels as an Ambassador level member, same as other loyal customers their are discounts which encourage you to entertain at the hotel, invite business associates to stay etc. I was advised that W Hotel Yas Island Abu Dhabi has no control over providing the loyalty benefits as no Marriott properties in the UAE are able to. This is completely untrue as I regularly stay at Marriot Marquis. Le Meridien, Aloft and a couple other Marriot properties in the UAE and ALL of them do honour the program without exception. This is still a great place but other members should be aware that your benefits are worth nothing here… Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Bad hospitality

Jul 4, 2021 Sunshine28116837428 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Bad customer service the employee diana has very bad hospitality. The hotel is not in sync with their call center as they gave me wrong prices. I would not recommend going there if you want have a good time because the customers over there would definitely annihilate your mood.