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Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was stayed when this hotel was Banyan Tree. It was a very nice vacation. Camels, private pool on desert, outstanding villa design, room amenitis, etc.. They have really good staff they are always smiling and helpful. All as exceptional. I love this place.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First, we had not visited the resort when it was Bayan Tree, so I can not speak to anything prior to our visit. The Ritz recently acquired this property and is currently going through the transition to a full service, full quality Ritz Carlton. The hotel is going to close 70 villas mid-may to do renovations and additions to the...

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Austin, Tx
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This review is written with a luxury hotel standard in mind given that it is a Ritz partner. There is NO way this hotel comes close to 5 star standards, it is barely a 3 star with a nice tired setup. The service is severely lacking. Check-in, there is a confusion when one enters as to where check-in there, there...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We picked Wadi Resort for our baby moon because of the amazing reviews we had read. We were aware of some of the negative commentary but assumed that since the Ritz had taken over the hotel these issues would've been solved. However, when we got to our room we noticed it hadn't been cleaned properly. There was plastic outside but...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marguerite258, Thank you very much for providing us feedback regarding your recent stay. We value your time in sharing your comments with us. At Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, our goal is to deliver our guests with genuine care and unforgettable experiences. When we fail to meet your expectations, it is important for me and our leadership team...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It just great you have your own villa and totally privet pool and you can get bicycle and drive it in the resort and there is free activity you can try it also there is some other activity you can do it there but the only thing i dont like it that the breakfast was not that good compared to...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Arch J, We are delighted to learn that your stay at Al Wadi Desert has exceeded your expectations and we thank you for having shared your experience on Trip Advisor. Thank you for the feedback regarding the breakfast, it is through comment like yours that we can improve our product and services. Our Ladies and Gentlemen are hoping that...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is not part of the Dubai hustle & bustle - pure relaxation. Difficult to know where to start this review! The staff are welcoming and friendly. Every villa/room has bicycles, and they were great to get around, with staff greeting you all the time. The rooms are very big, lots of space and well appointed - biggest bathrooms...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear gmslb, It was an absolute pleasure to read about your experience with us! We are delighted to hear that you had the best hotel experience at Al Wadi Desert, and our Ladies and Gentlemen contributed to creating a pleasant environment during your stay. Please let us know if you ever plan to visit us again, I will personally ensure...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would wait until the complete refurbishment was completed. Very limited dinning options (basically Indian). Due to a power failure we were greeted in the Activity Centre. Waited a good hour to check in. By 4pm we were taken to a room which wasn't prepared for guests with dust and bird poo (outside this one) everywhere. The complex is quite large...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James D, First of all we would like to sincerely thank you for choosing our resort for your recent stay. We value your time in sharing your comments with us. Please know that I personally noted down your points and can assure you it has been addressed with utmost importance. It is through comments like yours that we can...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for our second anniversary in a row! We have had a beautiful experience the last time and this time it was even more better! The cycle rides are amazing! and ohh the sunset! Things to look out for: bugs and flies at the night time. sometimes the oryx will just come gazing for food to your villa!

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear aasim859, Thank you for your kind review, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah. It is our pleasure to be part of a very special occasion and create a memorable experience for your stay. We all hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Best Regards,...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite places in UAE, very nice quiet and best service the idea of a private pool is amazing yet for people who enjoys nightlife and crowd do not go as you will get super bored Food is not the highlight as there is no wide variety

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rania H, Thank you for sharing your comments. Our goal is to provide our guests with the finest level of service and comfort and allow them to leave the hotel with everlasting memories. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Ladies and Gentlemen of Al Wadi Desert look forward to welcoming back to...

Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel facilities were good however need a lot of enhancement Food and Beverage varieties improving since my last visit in January Highlight to Yasmin from the stables, Rebecca from the reception and Mr. Ahmad who went above and beyond my expectations, big thank you to them, my stay would not have been the same without them. I wish the hotel...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear VickyandS, We are delighted to hear that your stay at Al Wadi Desert has exceeded your expectations and we thank you for having shared your experience on Trip Advisor. Thank you for your compliments and feedback. Our Ladies and Gentlemen hope to welcome you back again very soon. With kind regards, Amit Arora General Manager

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering an oasis of excellence, Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel is marked by its natural and pristine setting, and by the gorgeous private villas that make up our phenomenal accommodations. Ras Al Khaimah has long been home to Bedouins and desert explorers. The area is an idyllic sanctuary surrounded by sand that glows underneath the Arabian sun by day and under a blanket of stars in the evening. Here, you can interact with stunning landscapes while enjoying the comforts of a private villa, which includes a private pool. Our Ras Al Khaimah hotel's property offers an Asian-inspired spa with hydrotherapy facilities. It features restaurants that highlight international cuisine, and it provides a finely crafted experience in one of the most magical places on earth. For meetings and weddings, our Ras Al Khaimah hotel is a dream come true. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel

Address: Wadi Khadeja | Al Mazraa, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah > Ras Al Khaimah
Price Range: RM2,033 - RM3,692 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Banyan Tree Al Wadi Hotel Ras Al Khaimah
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#4 Business Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#7 Spa Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#11 Luxury Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
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“Depending on youl, ask for a villa with more trees or coverage from the sun or full sun. Our pool had sun from about 11:00 till 4:00.”
B002013, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a tented villa facing the dunes (if not mistaken these are the numbers 400 etc).”
marguerite258, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“if you like sunrises, choose an Al Khaimah villa; sunsets, choose an Al Sahari villa.”
  • Sundown picture of our Al Khaimah villa.
  • Pool in our Al Khaimah villa.
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  • Bedroom in our Al Khaimah villa.
mikedB2192FZ, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Al Sahari Pool Villa is just amazing !”
ninad727, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tented villas ensure it is west facing if you want sun”
  • bedroom
  • having to sun bathe on wooden slats as beds soaking come on ritz!!
  • having to dry out our own beds
  • large bathroom
champagneboys, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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