Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
- Upon check-in, children receive a passport and clues for either a treasure hunt or a culture quest
- The Dim Sum and DJ night every Wednesday at Li Jiang restaurant combines the 5 star cuisine of Chef Sam and house beats of resident DJ Beta
- Experience the delights of camel milk with the hotel’s camel milk sommelier
Opened in March 2013, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal occupies a waterfront location across from the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Designed in a crescent shape in a 17th century early Renaissance style, this luxury property offers a world of supreme comfort and lavish accommodation.
Choose from a selection of Deluxe Rooms, Club Level Rooms, Suites and also One and Two Bedroom Villas. Furnished in an elegant style, all are well equipped with modern amenities and a full range of services including 24 hour room service.
Enjoy Spa treatments at the luxurious spa with 15 treatment rooms, relax on the private beach, swim in the 1600 square meter outdoor pool and plunge pools, and work out in the state-of-the-art fitness centre. Dining here is a real highlight with three signature restaurants; steaks served at The Forge, Arabic cuisine at Mijana, Mediterranean cuisine all day at Giornotte, as well as an afternoon tea service and several bars for drinks and snacks. Children are well-catered for with a kids club and a splash park by the pool.
Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal Room Details
Deluxe Rooms are 42 square metres and feature a king or two double beds, a balcony overlooking the grand canal and pool garden, 400 thread count Egyptian cotton linens, separate rain shower and tub, Ritz-Carlton bath products, terry bathrobes and slippers, his and hers wash basins, hair dryer, high-speed internet access, in-room safe, telephones, fully-stocked mini bar, iron and ironing board, 24 hour in room service, a pillow menu and in-room tea and coffee making facilities.
Club Rooms feature a king or two double size beds, a balcony overlooking the grand canal and pool garden, 400 thread count Egyptian cotton linens, separate rain shower and tub, Ritz-Carlton bath products, terry bathrobes and slippers, his and hers wash basins, hair dryer, high-speed internet access, in-room safe, telephones, fully-stocked mini bar, iron and ironing board, 24 hour in room service, a pillow menu and in-room tea and coffee making facilities. All Club Level Rooms and Suites receive access to the lounge with snacks and drinks served and internet access.
Club Suites include the Executive Club Suite (85 square metres), Ritz-Carlton Suite (126 square metres) and Royal Suite (250 square metres). These suites have balconies overlooking the grand canal and pool gardens. The Executive Club Suite has a separate living room, the Ritz-Carlton Suite has a separate living room, kitchenette and dining room and the Royal Suite has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living room, dining room and kitchen.
Executive Suite & Executive Club Suite
Executive Suites are 85 square metres and offer views of the grand canal and pool gardens. There is a king size bed, separate shower and bath, terry bathrobes and slippers, a separate living room and bedroom, stocked mini bar, DVD player and Nespresso machine.
These include the Venetian Suite (60 square metres), Venetian Executive Suite (8-110 square metres) and Venetian Two Bedroom Suite (120 square metres). These are all located in the Venetian Village.
Ritz-Carlton Suite & Royal Suite
Ritz-Carlton Suites are 126 square metres and feature a balcony overlooking the canal, king size bed, separate rain shower and tub, separate living room and bedroom, kitchenette and dining room, Nespresso machine and DVD player. The Royal Suite has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living room, dining room and kitchen.
One and Two Bedroom Villas offer large terraces, separate living room and bedrooms and access to a private check-in area.
No. of Rooms: 532
How To Book
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Do I have to travel on certain dates and only do the itineraries suggested?
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How far in advance should I book my holiday?
Many customers are under the illusion that booking late secures the best prices. This is often not the case and it is advisable to book early especially if travelling in peak seasons such as Christmas, Easter or school holidays. Many hotels and airlines actually offer special “Early Booking Offers” so you are able to secure the best price early on.
I don’t know what board basis to book. Can I eat out locally, should I consider All Inclusive?
It's always a difficult decision to make before you travel. Call one of our destination experts, who will be happy to advise you on local restaurants and prices you can expect to pay in resort.
What can I do when I get there?
There are many excursions, activities and highlights that are not to be missed out on, whilst in the country. Please contact our experts for advise on whether to prebook these before travel.
What financial protection do you offer?
When booking through Western and Oriental, if your flight is delayed or cancelled due to bad weather or you have a problem in resort it is our responsibility you are taken care of. We offer a 24 hour emergency number to assist with any issues you may have in resort and all of our flight inclusive holidays are financially protected through ATOL bonding for your protection.
Restaurants / Bars
The Forge- At the Forge, enjoy steak and fine wines
Li Jiang- Serves Southeast Asian cuisine
Mijana- Enjoy Arabic and Lebanese cuisine
Giornotte- With the appearance of an Italian villa, here enjoy Mediterranean cuisine all day and dine on the outdoor patio with garden views
Dolce- Perfect for Italian coffee, ice cream and snacks
Al Fresco- Dine outdoors at this pool and beach restaurant
Alba- Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the lobby lounge
Sorso- Enjoy drinks and snacks at this bar
Pool Bars- Perfect for drinks
Restaurant opening times are to be used as a guide only and can vary throughout the year depending on resort occupancy levels.
Summer (May to September) is usually quite hot with high humidity levels potentially reaching 90 percent and temperatures averaging 41C.
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