W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Virgin rating

The hotel

Ignite your senses at W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, the one and only hotel in the world located on top of a race track. Offering 499 guest rooms and suites, with direct access to the track for guests to enjoy the roaring sounds of the racecars or the tranquility of marina vistas. Explore a unique dining destination with bold cuisines in any of the seven restaurants and bars. Sample inspiring gastronomy at Garage, a multi-kitchen dining hub housing five distinct cuisines, or take in killer views and bold beats over a drink at W Lounge. Why not take make a splash in one of the two pools – this hotel is filled with hidden gems. A modern and sophisticated destination for an exhilarating Island escape, W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island is located in the heart of buzzing Yas Island, just 10 minutes away from Abu Dhabi International Airport and a stones throwaway from the thrilling theme parks like Ferrari World, Yas Water World or Warner Bros World and SeaWorld Abu Dhabi.  


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

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. Just 5 mins drive from Yas Mall, Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World. Transfer time from Dubai International Airport: 1 hour 30 minutes; Abu Dhabi Airport: 10 minutes.

Hotel information

499 rooms and suites. All with private balcony, air-conditioning, floor-to-ceiling windows, mood lighting, WiFi access, 49" LED TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, mini fridge, W Signature Bed, oversized wet room with separate bath tub and shower, hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers, iron and ironing board, and the W MixBar. All rooms and suites have either 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.

Wonderful Rooms offer views of the Yas Marina. 

Half Board option: includes breakast at Garage and a set menu lunch or dinner at Angar, Amici or Garage.

Half Board plus option: includes breakast at Garage and a set menu lunch or dinner at Angar, Amici or Garage. Two alcoholic (beer or house wine) or non-alcoholic house beverages per adult, per meal.  

Full Board with Free Flow option: available to arrivals between 2 Jan - 30 Dec '23. Includes breakfast and a set menu for lunch and dinner at Garage restaurant only. Free flow of selected alcoholic house beverages and non alcoholic beverage served at Garage and Wet deck (pool bar). Drinks service starts from 2:00pm until 10:00pm (21+ years of age). A beverage list will be provided at the restaurants.

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

Spectacular Rooms offer race track views.

Fantastic Suites are spacious with race track views and living areas which are separated by glass panels. 

Complimentary 'Yas Express' shuttle service, providing direct access from the hotel to the island's main attractions. Complimentary self-parking.

Garage (International restaurant with 5 culinary hubs, open for all day dining and Saturday brunch). Amici (Italian restaurant). WET® Deck (poolside bar serving drinks and light meals with regular live DJ sets, adults only). Angar (Indian cuisine, open for dinner). Sun Deck (refreshing beverages and light bites). W Lounge (bar with regular live DJ sets). Roastery (coffee shop). 

Sun Deck rooftop pool. WET® Deck (adults only beach club). Spa*. 24-hour FIT fitness centre. Kids activities*. 

Complimentary WiFi access. W The Store. Whatever/Whenever concierge service. 24-hour room service*. Laundry 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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Dec 2, 2023 Adrian C Bucharest, Romania

Great hotel, room is amazing with a nice view to Yas Marina Circuit. We went for dinner to Wet Deck restaurant where the food and the service was great. Good place to see fireworks from Yas Bay. Thank you so much for great experience Aziz, Achille and Clinton.
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Dec 2, 2023 yorrick v Kortrijk, Belgium

Excellent service and great food , especially the pastries are top class level thanks a lot and entire service crew really at your side during entire experience , great time at the W garage brunch , great experience , great thanks @ Jabed,Sandeep,Fred for the great service
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Dec 2, 2023 Lizbeth H Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

all good , not nice ask for the bill while we are eating . take too long to bring drinks , nice food, nice desserts, staff is lovely , different food. nice view , not nice cant order 2 drinks at the end
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Dec 2, 2023 Cazziewazziewoo

Very good brunch with friends! Lovely staff. Very attentive! Thank you Jabed! Will book again sometime and will recommend it to friends. Our side atmosphere amazing! Thank you!. Cake was delicious thank you!
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Dec 2, 2023 hardeepbhachu Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Great Brunch Experience at Garage great music massive food selection with racetrack views. Just incredible. Big thanks to Frederic 1st class service looked after us too too staff here at W Abu Dhabi. Highly recommended a must visit for brunch