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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

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Reviewed 15 November 2015

We had a standard room on our first visit 4 years ago but this time around we got a great package deal with Travelbag that included a Gold Room with HB. If you get the chance to stay on this floor take it! So worth the extra not only for the value for money it represents but the staff are...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear anthea b, We are delighted that you have chosen Fairmont Bab Al Bahr once again and wish to thank you for your continued patronage. It is my pleasure to share your valuable feedback with our entire team especially to Gilbert who made your recent stay extra special. We are all looking forward to welcoming you back for another memorable...

Katy, Texas
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This is the last hotel that I will ever stay in when I am in Abu Dhabi. This is not because of the hotel staff but because of the hotel policies and management. This hotel is not customer focused whatsoever. Here are two examples of why; 1) I sent my laundry out the 36 hours before I needed it back....

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear Larry H, Thank you for taking the time to post your valuable feedback. We sincerely appreciate your comments and have shared your review with the relevant departments. We are sorry to know that your experience did not live up to your expectations this time. Would you please be able to get in touch with us directly by emailing babalbahr@fairmont.com...

Reviewed 12 November 2015

Very warm welcome when we arrived at 8am. Was ungraded to a view of the mosque across the water and we were in our room in no time. Room was excellent bathroom was stunning with a fantastic waterfall shower. We were half board and eat at the buffet restaurant. All the food was very enjoyable with three dishes i.e. beef...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear Jeff S, Thank you very much for sharing your fantastic experience at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. It brings us great pleasure to know that we were able to turn your moments into lasting memories. I will personally pass on your kind compliments to our entire team. We are all looking forward to welcoming you back for another unforgettable...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Bit late with my review however would like to add my thoughts! Stayed with my daughter (24)for a week at the beginning of October. We had an amazing time at The Fairmont. Lovely staff . Always smiling and happy! Fabulous food!! We paid for a club room! So worth the extra! Beautiful afternoon tea! Fabulous sushi and happy hour every...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear Catherine W, Thank you very much for staying with us and recommending Fairmont Bab Al Bahr to other travelers. We are delighted that you had an amazing time at Fairmont Gold. I will ensure that your lovely review will be shared with our entire team. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest and we are...

West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We stayed for 6 nights on a family holiday and overall we had a good stay. The rooms are fantastic, especially as we were upgrade to a room with a view of the Mosque (thank you). The staff are very friendly and overall the facilities are very good. Some downsides are the pool area gets very busy, packed in fact....

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear IS_Scotland, Thank you for choosing Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and taking the time to post your valuable feedback. We are glad that you had a great stay with us. However, we are also sorry to know that there are also inconvenience during your recent visit. Rest assured that your review has been conveyed to our relevant departments. We are...

Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Our check-in went very smoothly, but it was a bit annoying being offered upgrades (for a fee) to a larger room or a better view, especially since we were both Fairmont Club members and felt such upgrades should have been given as per availability instead of offered for a charge upon check-in. Same feeling you get when the barista asks...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear UmTareq, Greetings from Fairmont Bab Al Bahr! Thank you very much staying with us and taking the time to post your valuable feedback. We sincerely appreciate all your comments and have shared your review with our relevant departments. Rest assured that your concerns have been noted and will be addressed accordingly. We trust that we will have the opportunity...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The rooms are generously sized and well appointed, with extremely comfortable beds. Fine toiletries, fluffy towels, it has the lot including a bath/wet room and his'n'her sinks. Make susure to request a beach view room, the view is excellent. We ate mostly in cuiscene which offers an excellent buffet breakfast - cereals, muesli, yoghurt compotes, fresh fruit, cooked breakfast (western...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear LesleyTommy2015, On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post your valuable feedback. We sincerely appreciate all your comments and have shared your review with our relevant departments. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr on another occasion....

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We enjoyed a 5 night break after our European holiday and it was The Fairmont our daughter recommended.A delight after a dismal room in London! 3rd.floor and great view over river to the Grand Mosque.our room was palatial with every luxury .Room Service ,fantastic with Roy our housekeeper making it a wonderful experience. (He deserves a medal) the dining was...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Williams, Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful experience at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. It is my pleasure to share your great review with our entire team especially to Roy who made your recent stay extra special. We are all looking forward to welcoming you back for another memorable visit soon. Kindest regards, Nils...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Amazing hotel - location- service and facilities- treated like royalty Food fantastic- be careful of the cocktails Amazing views of the most beautiful mosque . The hotel makes everything simple for you and make everything really comfortable and you at home.

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear V7480MKmartinc, Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to post your overwhelming review. It was indeed a great pleasure to have you as our guest. Our entire team is looking forward to welcoming you back at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, your home in Abu Dhabi. Kindest regards, Nils Axing General Manager

Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Visited Abu dhabi for 2nights and stayed at Fairmont. The hotel itself and the service was so good that i wished i had stayed at the hotel for a week. Didn't feel like living the hotel even for a hour!

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Dear Farzana M, On behalf of our entire team, I would like to thank you for choosing Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and taking the time to share your wonderful review. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest. We are looking forward to welcoming you back at the hotel, hopefully for a longer stay next time. Kindest...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi. With its striking, contemporary design, this beachfront hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 rooms and suites. Guests can enjoy world class on-site amenities, including private sandy beaches, an Olympic-length swimming pool, covered children’s pool, separate ladies’ and mixed-use gyms, business services and state-of-the-art conference facilities. Add to this an awarding winning portfolio of eight dining options; all delivered with genuine Arabic hospitality - the result is certain to exceed every guest’s highest expectations. ... more   less 

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Address: Fairmont Bab al Bahr Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd, Abu Dhabi 114304, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Abu Dhabi
Price Range: RM702 - RM2,454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont Bab Al Bahr 5*
Number of rooms: 369
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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel Abu Dhabi
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#12 Family Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#18 Romantic Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#22 Luxury Hotel in Abu Dhabi
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