The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Al Maqta AreaAbu Dhabi91888United Arab Emirates
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About The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Inspired by the stunning beauty of Venice, the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal is a five star hotel that offers the ultimate in luxury to guests. Modern facilities, European architecture and countless amenities provide an oasis for pleasure and business travellers.

Various room options exist for guests including standard rooms, villas and suites. The standard guest rooms feature canal views and a feather bed. Guest room amenities include marble bathrooms, double vanities, high speed Internet and plush bathing robe.

Guests to the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal will enjoy hotel amenities such as private beach, 24-hour fitness centre, currency exchange, luxury shopping boutiques and dedicated prayer rooms.

There are eight restaurants to choose from at the resort which range from casual cafes to fine dining. An exclusive Club Lounge offers panoramic views from the top floor.

Points of interest include the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, spotless beaches, on-site luxury spa and shopping boutiques.


Al Maqta Area, Abu Dhabi, 91888, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971(2)8188888 | Fax: +971(2)8188088 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Direct beach access
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pool bar
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath / Hammam
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible paths / corridors

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting
  • Kids' club
  • Organised activities for kids

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Many luxurious amenities.

The Ritz-Carlton is known for luxury and the Grand Canal does not disappoint. Many amenities are provided to guests – some of which are an additional charge – including the on-site spa and shopping opportunities. Expansive swimming pools and private beach

Large, spacious rooms.

There are many floor plans to choose from at this hotel, but even the standard guest rooms are large and spacious. Many of the standard rooms also feature a balcony with water views – either of the beach or resort swimming pool. The hotel is ideal when yo

Staff does an exceptional job.

The staff and concierge at the hotel do a wonderful job attending to guests and provide a number of services. Twice-daily housekeeping is available and concierge is always willing to provide tips and suggestions for visiting the city. If you want to parti

Negative Reviews

Hot, desert location.

Though you know it’s a desert location, it might be too hot if you come from a colder climate and not used to desert heat. You can always stay indoors with the air conditioning or take a swim in the pool while sipping chilled drinks.

Expansive resort feel.

While the Ritz-Carlton is a resort destination, you might not appreciate the sheer size or volume of tourists. The resort has the potential to be busy or crowded during peak travel seasons, which could pose an issue for business or pleasure travellers who

Easy to get turned around.

Due to the large resort, it could be easy to get turned around or find amenities on your own. To avoid this, ask hotel staff upon arrival for a resort map so you can easily find your destination.

Rating Overview

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9 out of 10 based on 644 reviews