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The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

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Wokingham
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Firstly a disclaimer, I used points to stay for this visit. First impressions are of a very impressive hotel. Driving up to the hotel was like driving up to a palace. However, my next impression was when asking about breakfast I was told it wasn't included. I politely pointed out that I was platinum status and wasn't it included to...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The staff are friendly and attentive. They always check if we need something. The food taste good. Tom Yum soup is one of my favorite. Will definitely come back soon and will recommend to my friends..

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2Thank SHR08
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Each time I visited AUE l amazed by the buildings, Abu Dhabi another charming city, I recommend u Ritz Carlton hotel with all magnificent facilities, views to enjoy your time . Really very nice place with nice employees

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2Thank Raghad S
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed there in mid-February for business. Hotel is well located approximately 1 hour drive from Downtown Dubai, 45 minutes from Dubai Marina, 15 minutes from Yas Island and another 15 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi. It sits on a man-made canal and decently sized sandy beach, just in front of the Grand Mosque. The spectacular views of the beautiful Mosque...

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4Thank Fausto P
Detroit, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Executive Lounge experience. Very exceptional people and attentive to customers. The hotel area is very spacious. There is a wide variety of restaurants to choose from The pool area is very nice -- lots of room and attentive staff.

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Ritz-CarltonADGC, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, responded to this review

Dear michaelmV8529SC, Thank you for your candid words about your recent stay. It is wonderful to hear that our Ladies and Gentlemen took such good care of you so you were able to experience our legendary Ritz-Carlton service. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal for a much longer stay and experience our...

Middlewich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were treated to a two day magnificent stay courtesy of our son and daughter-in-law,as a birthday present for my husband's 70th birthday.Our room had a magnificent view of the Grand Mosque,which we have visited and is truly unique and spectacular. All staff are so attentive, and welcoming. We visited the Venetian Village,which has a variety of restaurants which has...

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Ritz-CarltonADGC, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, responded to this review

Dear Ann L, It is a real pleasure to read your review. Thank you for sharing every magic detail about your visit to our resort. I am very glad to hear that our Ladies and Gentlemen took such good care of you so you were able to experience our legendary Ritz-Carlton service. And also that not only you enjoyed our...

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a February half term break. Unfortunately the weather was dreadful, cloudy every single day. However, this did not spoil our holiday. The hotel is immaculate. Typical of many Emirate hotels, it is full of marble floors, wonderful chandeliers and general grandeur. We were half board - The breakfasts were really good and had everything you...

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Ritz-CarltonADGC, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, responded to this review

Dear katecF2188RN, In Abu Dhabi, a city usually well-known for hot and sunny days, It is a blessing that you were here with us to experience these extraordinary days with fresh weather. Thank you for sharing with us your wonderful feedback. I am glad you enjoyed the benefits of half board, it is a great option for dining during holidays,...

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 8 the Ritz and it was a wonderful experience. The staff was very, very friendly. The breakfast and dinner were delicious and the bedroom excellent. A beautiful pool with warm salted water for every age.

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Ritz-CarltonADGC, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, responded to this review

Dear mvvanderleeuw, Thank you for your splendid review and for giving us the opportunity to provide you with our best services and hospitality. Your valued patronage is very much appreciated and looking forward to be at your service again soon. With best regards, Khaled Al Jamal General Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights for our honeymoon, and I am so glad we did! We wanted to explore Abu Dhabi before staying in Dubai. The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi is everything you would expect from a Ritz Carlton property. Classy and elegant, all staff nice and professional. The hotel is located across from the Grand Mosque and offers shuttle...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly the hotel is beautiful, its opposite the beautiful mosque,fabulous atmosphere and extremely attentive and helpful staff. The breakfast buffet is very simple and something you would find in a average 3-4 star hotel, the only thing which is kind of different is that you can have fresh baby coconut. However the bakery did not even have gluten free bread...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Address: Al Maqta Area | PO Box 91888, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Abu Dhabi
Price Range: RM582 - RM2,417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal 5*
Number of rooms: 532
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#13 Business Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#14 Family Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#16 Spa Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#27 Luxury Hotel in Abu Dhabi
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“Rooms in the Venetian Village are just slightly bigger, but definitely long walk from the main building. Club rooms give you the best value.”
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“Ask for sea view”
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“Ask for a room with views of both the pool and the canal.”
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“Ask for a high floor to get a nice view of the sunrise over the canal”
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