Top 10 Luxury Hotels In Abu Dhabi - Updated 2024

Stacy
Stacy  
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Abu Dhabi is a true oasis in the desert. If you love sunset views and sliding down sand dunes, the aridity here won’t be an issue. Instead, you’ll be mesmerised by the magnificent architecture, iconic malls and reverberating nightlife. Everything in the city is grandiose, so you won’t be surprised to see sports cars zooming around Yas Marina Circuit. To immerse yourself in the region’s splendour, visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi or head to Louvre Abu Dhabi, which has made its mark as the first universal museum in the Arab world. While you’re exploring, why not visit one of the most innovative destinations? Check out Masdar City, a global model for sustainability. If you love the city’s many upscale experiences continue the fun and lavishness by indulging in accommodations with five-star comforts. Scroll down for a list of the top luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to luxury services and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi (from USD 142)

Situated 7.4 km (4.6 mi) from Eastern Mangrove, this property delivers a lavish experience with gracious Thai hospitality. Full-service amenities, such as Namm Spa, await guests looking to calm their souls.

Every room offers stunning views of the city from expansive windows, bathtubs, and a spacious work area. All unit rates also include in-room or buffet breakfasts. Further, select rooms grant guests access to Club Lounge, which showcases personalised services, business facilities and a serene atmosphere.

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Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Al Muroor Road , 4th street , PO Box 52799

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

2. Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi (from USD 393)

With the city’s skyscrapers on one side and Eastern Mangrove on the other, this property seeks to provide convenient and top-notch amenities. Each room features a balcony framing either the urban skyline or serene natural landscapes. Half-board options are available for some accommodations, and if you opt for Kasara Executive rooms, your dedicated concierge will take care of all of your needs. Some rooms also include complimentary breakfasts served in-room or at the restaurant and pre-dinner cocktails at Mangroves Lounge.

When you’d like to take a breather from any business meetings, sip a drink and soak in the infinity pool that looks over the Mangroves.

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Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi

Wifi Available

Address: P.O. Box 128555 Sheikh Zayed Street Abu Dhabi

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

3. W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island (from USD 269)

Say ‘yes’ to a getaway on Yas Island! When else will you get to stay in a property that’s half on land and half on water? This hotel found its edge by equipping each of its rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook Yas Marina Circuit or the marina.

With seven unique restaurants and bars, this hotel spoils its guests from dusk to dawn. Those who’d like to venture beyond the property can be swiftly whisked to Yas Beach on a complimentary shuttle. Additionally, the heated wet and sun decks on the roof welcome visitors for a dive from 8am to 8pm daily.

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W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Yas Island Abu Dhabi

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

4. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr (from USD 191)

Located about 6.5 km (4 mi) from Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi and 23 km (14.3 mi) from Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, this waterfront property prides itself on its white-sand private beach. Each room here is designed in a modern style and offers a space of at least 45 sq m (484.4 sq. ft.) to accommodate a seating area. Moreover, most units have city or creek views.

To elevate your holiday further, jump on the opportunity to book one of the suites. Apart from high-speed Internet access, you’ll get two dedicated phone lines, branded bathroom amenities, and access to a mini-bar refreshment centre.

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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Between The Bridges, Khor Maqta

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Abu Dhabi Emirate Tour Guide

Claudia Antunes

Claudia Antunes

Hello ! or Marhaba as we say here! I'm deeply passionate about the history and vibrant culture of Dubai's old city, and I'm thrilled to share this enchanting journey with you. Step back in time with me as we wander through the winding streets, uncovering hidden gems and untold stories. Whether you're a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or simply seeking an authentic experience, my walking tou... Read more

Abu Dhabi Emirate Tour Guide

Sultan Karrani

Sultan Karrani

I am an Emirati national working in the hospitality and tour guide industry since 2013. I grew up and worked in most areas of the UAE and I am special at providing guests with real information about the culture of the UAE and the different stories of the places we visit. My goal in my work is to introduce the world to the treasures of Emirati culture and its many tourist sites.

Tours by Sultan

5. Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl (from USD 143)

Located in the city’s West Corniche section, this hotel will charm you with its inspiring design and outstanding architecture. The 50-m (164.0-ft) temperature-controlled infinity pool will draw you in with its view of lush palm trees and the Arabian Gulf. Start your day here admiring views of the Arabian Gulf from your balcony or through the floor-to-ceiling windows.

Once you’re ready to explore, head to Lum’a Spa, a safe haven with a luxurious range of experiences. You’ll have plenty of things to try here, including a sauna, hammam, sensory experiences and 11 treatment rooms.

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Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: West Corniche, PO Box 7309

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

6. Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi (from USD 200)

Imagine checking into a property with a pristine 1-km (0.6-mi) private beach that offers panoramic views of the strait in Abu Dhabi. Your upscale experience here will start with gondola rides and continues to the tastefully decorated accommodations.

Each unit exudes charm with warm, rich colours and elegant furnishings. Unwind on the balcony or terrace where you can sip on a cuppa while admiring the view of the garden or the Arabian Gulf. To loosen your muscles, make a reservation for an indulgent spa treatment at Chi, The Spa. Once your holiday comes to an end, the enchanting experiences this hotel gifted you with will leave you yearning for more.

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Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi

Wifi Available

Address: Between The Bridges

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

7. Rosewood Abu Dhabi (from USD 252)

Situated in the city’s new international financial centre on Al Maryah Island, this hotel boasts palatial rooms and delivers royal treatment to guests. Much to a shopping lover’s delight, the property is directly connected to The Galleria Al Maryah Island, an upscale shopping destination. Inside the gorgeous hotel, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf and the city skyline. In addition, those who prefer suites will gain access to exclusive privileges at the Manor Club Executive Lounge.

Seven in-house eateries and bars offer a spread of international cuisine to whet your appetite. Further, the on-site spa will transport you to a sanctuary of tranquillity where you can rejuvenate yourself with a range of local healing traditions.

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Rosewood Abu Dhabi

Wifi Available

Address: Al Maryah Island - 41184

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8. The Abu Dhabi EDITION (from USD 211)

Set in downtown Abu Dhabi’s Al Bateen Marina, this 5-star property wins guests over with its unique architectural features and tasteful decor. Every unit is equipped with luxury bathroom amenities, while some rooms with balconies have views over the marina. Additionally, the property will take you on a gastronomic adventure with six dining and drinking options. Afterwards, work off the extra calories in the two pools and fitness centres.

At EDITION Spa, guests are welcomed with signature beverages and light refreshments before they’re treated in one of seven suites, and at Rossano Ferretti Hair Salon, even your hair will get a treat!

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The Abu Dhabi EDITION

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: Al Bateen Marina

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

9. Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island (from USD 332)

The young at heart will cherish this high-end playground for shopping, entertainment and business. The property is directly connected to The Galleria Al Maryah Island and is just under 2 km (1.2 mi) from Abu Dhabi Mall. Walk into bright and modern rooms where you’ll find a plush sofa, a work area and a spa-like bathroom. With some rooms, you can even pick your preferred mattress topper and pillow type before checking in.

If that’s not enough to convince you to book a stay here, the property has numerous eateries that offer expansive outdoor waterfront terraces and mouthwatering culinary creations. You should also stop by The Pearl Spa & Wellness, which has eight treatment suites. But that’s not all. You can also escape to the rooftop pool that overlooks the city.

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Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Al Maryah Island

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

10. Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche (from USD 181)

Experience the finest of French hospitality in Abu Dhabi in this hotel! Take the free shuttle to Corniche Beach for sunset views against the backdrop of Lulu Island and the Arabian Gulf. Free towels, beach entrance tickets and water are even provided at the hotel. If you’re not a fan of the sand, alight from the shuttle at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Marina Mall or Yas Mall instead.

If you’d like to stay in, the property has seven restaurants and bars to keep you full. You can then give your body a treat at the in-house spa that will rejuvenate you with an exquisite blend of French and local Shiffa products. At the end of the day, make yourself at home in your elegant room equipped with voice-activated technology.

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Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche

Wifi Available

Address: Corniche Road East

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

Immerse yourself in the glitz and glam of Abu Dhabi

It’s all about the glitz and glam in Abu Dhabi! You’ll have plenty to look forward to during your stay, from personalised services to thriving nightlife. Once you’re done experiencing the lavish city, retire to one of the above luxury hotels for even more upscale amenities.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Stacy lives to see the world. She does minimal planning for her travels and loves walking wherever her feet takes her. Having lived in the fast-paced cities of New York, London, Shanghai and...Read more

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