Best Hotels in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Set on the waterfront, this upscale, modern hotel is 36 km from Abu Dhabi International Airport, 3 km from Corniche Beach and 5 km from the Qasr al-Hosn fort.

Polished rooms provide free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and balconies with city views, as well as minibars, tea and coffeemaking facilities, and en suite bathrooms. Elegant upgraded rooms add living and dining areas, and some feature kitchens or private gyms.

Breakfast is available for a fee. Other amenities include a casual Italian restaurant, a laid-back bar with a terrace, and an infinity pool, plus a 24-hour gym, and meeting and event space. Parking is available.

Set on the beach overlooking the Arabian Gulf, this posh hotel is 5 km from Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.

Sleek rooms feature balconies, free Wi-Fi and flat-screens, as well as Nespresso machines, minibars, and marble bathrooms with soaking tubs and rain showers. Suites add living rooms, while villas have kitchens and massage tables. Upgraded quarters add beach views, complimentary breakfast and plunge pools.

There are 3 restaurants, 2 bars, and a cafe serving afternoon tea, plus 4 outdoor pools, a hot tub and a spa. Other amenities include a gym, a tennis court and a kids' club. Boat tours of coastal habitats are available (fee).

This luxurious, Mediterranean-style beachfront hotel is 9 km from Abu Dhabi Mall, 16 km from Emirates Palace and 27 km from the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre.

With custom-designed furniture and colourful accents, the luxe rooms come with Wi-Fi (fees may apply), flat-screen TVs, minibars and private balconies. Upgraded rooms offer ocean views, and posh suites add separate living areas. Some suites include terraces and treatment rooms with whirlpool tubs, and 1 features a mini-cinema and a private pool. Butler service is available 24/7.

Amenities include 5 chic restaurants and 3 outdoor pools, plus a private beach and a spa. Valet parking is included.

Set in a grand Venetian-style building, this luxe beachfront resort with sprawling gardens is 3 km from the ornate Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Accommodations range from chic rooms with balconies with water views, to sleek 2-bedroom villas with butler service and kitchens. All have Wi-Fi (fee), flat-screen TVs and Nespresso machines, plus marble bathrooms and high-end linens. Upgraded quarters add access to a lounge with free Wi-Fi. Room service is 24/7.

Parking and a breakfast buffet are free. Amenities include 8 restaurants/bars with Italian and refined Asian options, a private beach and a 1,600-sq-m pool. There's a spa, as well as a gym and a ballroom.

On beachfront grounds along the Arabian Gulf, this ultrachic hotel is 9 km from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and 33 km from Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with gulf views, the airy, sophisticated rooms have free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Some have balconies; 1- and 2-bedroom suites offer living rooms. The 2- to 4-bedroom villas add private pools.

Parking is complimentary. There are multiple stylish drinking and dining spots, including rooftop and Italian restaurants, and a swim-up bar. Other amenities consist of 3 outdoor pools, a spa, a gym and a private beach, as well as golf, tennis and water sports.

Along a private beach on the Persian Gulf, this luxe all-inclusive hotel is 5 km from art exhibits at the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, and 35 km from Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Polished rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, and garden views. Upgraded rooms offer direct pool access and/or gulf views. Some suites and villas add private pools.

Parking is complimentary. Other amenities include 7 restaurants, 5 bars, and a water park with outdoor pools. There's also a private beach, a spa and a golf course, in addition to a gym.

Featuring a glass atrium and Thai-style touches, this upscale hotel is 7 km from Abu Dhabi Mall and 12 km from the iconic Corniche, a seafront promenade.

Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, the plush, polished rooms include Wi-Fi, flat-screens and minibars, plus tea and coffeemakers. Suites add living rooms. Upgraded suites and apartments come with kitchens. Club rooms offer butler service and access to a lounge with free breakfast and cocktails. Room service is available 24/7.

Dining options include a chic Thai restaurant, a Mediterranean bistro, a relaxed cafe and a poolside, rooftop bar. Among other amenities are a spa and a fitness centre.

Set in a high-rise offering views of the skyline and the Persian Gulf, this posh hotel has internal access to The Galleria mall, and is 8 km from the Qasr al-Hosn palace.

Plush, modern rooms feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus sofas, desks and custom-made beds. All have minifridges, tea and coffeemakers, and floor-to-ceiling windows offering gulf views; suites add living rooms. Upgraded suites have ivory furnishings, powder rooms and dining areas. Room service is available.

Amenities include a polished steakhouse, an Italian bistro and a casual eatery, plus 3 trendy bars (1 open-air) and 2 gyms. There's also a spa and an outdoor pool.

Set in a striking curved building overlooking the Gulf, this luxurious hotel is 2 minutes' walk from shopping at The Galleria and 15 km from Emirati culture at Heritage Village.

Ultrachic rooms feature high-end decor and sleek, marble bathrooms with rainfall showers. All offer flat-screen TVs, Internet access, Nespresso machines and 24-hour butler service. Suites add separate living/dining areas and/or kitchenettes.

Amenities include a luxe spa, a swanky outdoor pool, a gym and a kids' club. Haute restaurants offer Lebanese and Chinese cuisine. There's a hip cellar and cigar room, a slick bar and a shisha lounge with gulf views.

Part of the iconic Etihad Towers high-rise complex, this upscale, contemporary hotel is a minute's walk from the Corniche waterfront promenade and 4 km from Marina Mall.

Accommodations range from trendy rooms with free-standing tubs and panoramic city or gulf views, to opulent suites with living rooms and butler service. All come with flat-screens, Nespresso machines, iPod docks and free Wi-Fi. Suites and club rooms gain access to a lounge offering complimentary breakfast, drinks and snacks. Room service is offered.

Amenities include 11 restaurants and bars, 3 outdoor pools, a gym and private beach, as well as a refined spa with a hammam.



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