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The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

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Retreat to premier luxury at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal. Our 5-star hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is set against the backdrop of the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and it offers views of sunrises over Al Maqta Creek. Stay with us an enjoy our stately architecture evoking the Italian Renaissance and our tranquil waterfront location.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Entertainment staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Valet parking
Wifi
Paid wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Kid-friendly buffet
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Kids club
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Private beach
Additional bathroom
Housekeeping
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
VIP room facilities
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Ocean view
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL CLASS
5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
River View
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Arabic, Filipino and 1 more
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SinbadSam wrote a review Today
Doha, Qatar200 contributions157 helpful votes
The hotel and facilities are very nice and of a high standard one would expect of Ritz Carlton, however it is the distinguished level of service that sets this Abu Dhabi hotel apart from the rest. I was extremely impressed with the exemplary service of the staff at the Ritz Carlton. In particular, I had the opportunity to meet the Manager of the Executive Lounge in the lobby during check-in, Jovana Petkovska, and she treated myself and my team very well. I have to admit that this is the best service and level of professionalism, diligence and hospitality I have ever received in a hotel in Abu Dhabi. The Ritz Carlton will now be the only hotel I will stay it in Abu Dhabi going forward and we have amended our travel policy in our company to have this as a standing hotel during our visits to Abu Dhabi. The executive lounge offering was of a high quality with varied foods and an excellent, diverse offering. This was an ideal hotel to conduct business and I left my stay very impressed with the experience.
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Mohamed E wrote a review Yesterday
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates7 contributions5 helpful votes
While staying in the hotel I went to the Lebanese restaurant was the best every and alaa there is so welcoming and helpful and every thing else was so good the animates , kids club , beach and the poof for sure and everting was so good and in order, thanks for everyone
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samerCardiff wrote a review Yesterday
Cardiff, United Kingdom50 contributions89 helpful votes
This is a beautiful hotel with excellent service. The guestrooms are spacious, comfortable and well equipped. There were plenty of sunbeds available around both pool areas and the beach, where the staff worked tirelessly to provide towels, bed and refreshments to guests. But the hotel excels itself in the club lounge. Drinks and food were available all day and nothing was too much trouble. All staff in the lounge were so helpful but particularly Prabhu and Jospeh, who really looked after us and made our stay extra special.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Book the club access rooms, it is definitely worth the extra.
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Kat Y wrote a review 13 Apr
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Another outstanding brunch at the Ritz. Ranjit and Dipik’s service was first class and we always enjoy coming. They are always great at catering for my husband who is vegan. There are plenty of options on the buffet but the chefs are always happy to prepare anything you want fresh. Best brunch in Abu Dhabi!
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Moataz e wrote a review 13 Apr
Dubai, United Arab Emirates5 contributions
Came for a staycation for 3 nights. This was my second time and the service is just top notch. Amazing staff and amazing service! The ritz lives up to it/ name. Special thanks to concierge service “Salman, Chris, Vinky, Aqib” and Guest services “Fahmy and Shubam”. The pool is big and clean with excellent service. Anything you order to the room comes really fast. Definitely returning to the ritz!
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Dear moataze420, Thank you for returning to our hotel and for taking the time to share a wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your second visit and that our Ladies & Gentlemen made a positive impact on your experience. Your recommendation means a lot to us, and we can't wait to welcome you back for another enjoyable staycation. Warm Regards, Christian Hoehn General Manager
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DHB759 wrote a review 13 Apr
Hartlepool, United Kingdom67 contributions37 helpful votes
Absolutely amazing experience at the Ritz Carlton brunch. It is honestly like walking into a grown up Willy Wonka eatery. Joking aside the food is of an outstanding quality and cooked by an amazing team of chefs Myself and my partner were looked after at our table by Ranjit and Dipika. They looked after us both so very well and are a credit to the team at the Ritz Carlton
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Definitely make this a part of your plans for a Saturday afternoon stay in Abu Dhabi
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Dear DHB759, We're thrilled to hear that you had an amazing brunch experience and enjoyed the outstanding food quality prepared by our chefs. Your recommendation means a lot to us, and we look forward to the pleasure of serving you again in the future. Kind regards, Christian Hoehn General Manager
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JASON B wrote a review 13 Apr
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Had an excellent brunch, the seafood is wonderful with a broad range of choices catering for a wide range of culinary tastes. Live DJ and saxophonist make it very atmospheric. Was very well looked after by Ranjit and Ipipina all afternoon. Thank you
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dear Z1530OOjasonb, We are thrilled to learn that you had an excellent brunch experience and that our culinary options matched your expectations. We sincerely look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you in the near future. Kind regards, Christian Hoehn General Manager
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Matteo wrote a review 12 Apr
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Location very nice, inside beautiful Ritz hotel. Libanese cuisine is tasty, starter are good and fresh, also main course. Everyone is kind and polite, especially Rahul who follow us during the dinner. I’d suggest this restaurant, it was my girlfriend’s birthday, they served us a really nice and good little cake.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dear Match27, We are truly grateful for your delightful review! Your kind words about our food and service are greatly appreciated, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal. Warmest Regards, Christian Hoehn General Manager
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Sashko T wrote a review 11 Apr
Baku4 contributions1 helpful vote
Great stay at the wonderful place. It is our second time in this hotel and we are sure to come again. Great experience in the Lebanese restaurant Mijana, we were hosted by Mr. Alaa and he was very helpful during choosing of the delicious staff from the menu. Recommended!!!
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Dear tsashko, Thank you for choosing The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, it was an absolute pleasure to have you and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best regards, Christian Hoehn General Manager
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PA N wrote a review 11 Apr
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This is our first time at this Ritz Carlton and by far this is the best experience both the villa and the customer service experience. We had a butler Ramesh and he was wonderful but helpful and friendly. We would definitely recommend and would be returning.
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Dear 587pan, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback with us on TripAdvisor. We're thrilled to hear that you had an exceptional first-time experience at our hotel and that Ramesh contributed to make your stay enjoyable and relaxing. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Christian Hoehn General Manager
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Which popular attractions are close to The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal?
Nearby attractions include Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center (1.0 km), Sheikh Zayed Bridge (1.0 km), and Wahat Al Karama (Oasis of Dignity) (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sofra BLD, Punjab Grill Abu Dhabi, and Mazaj Bab Al Bahr.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal have airport transportation?
Yes, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Hindi, Arabic, and Filipino.