The best hotels in Abu Dhabi are a matter of contention. However, the top contenders for the title are the Emirates Palace, The Shangri-La Abu Dhabi, and Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi. There are a lot of stunning hotels to choose from. But these are some of the best hotels in Abu Dhabi. While allowing for a bit of a range in terms of pricing and amenities, here you can choose the best hotel in Abu Dhabi for you.
The Emirates Palace: Seven Stars of World Class Luxury
The Emirates Palace is rated seven stars in world class hotels. It’s been pictured in movies and might seem a little familiar to you for this reason when you arrive. It is opulent and palatial in scope with a touch of gold everywhere you look. At check in and checkout, small gifts of appreciation are given and it is little touches like that which make this one of the best hotels in Abu Dhabi.
The Emirates Palace provides many luxuries including fishing, hot tub, poolside coffee shop, billiards, spa and wellness center, hiking, sauna, free parking, free Wi-fi, tennis court, 24 hour concierge, currency exchange, safety deposit boxes, buffet and breakfast in rooms to name only some of the enormous list of services offered. The services and the exclusive opulence contribute to make this one of the highest quality hotels in all of Abu Dhabi.
The Shangri-La Hotel Abu Dhabi:Gondolas, Minarets and an Ocean View
The Shangri-La Hotel Abu Dhabi features one kilometre of private beach and has 213 luxurious suites. Each room has a balcony or terrace and is thoroughly modern in the Arabic style. The balconies give a glorious view of the private beach and sunsets and sunrises behind Arabic domes and minarets are worth stepping out onto the balcony for. There is a private villa that can be rented featuring four bedrooms and a private swimming pool. The hotel is on 8.5 hectares that provide many services and facilities including CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, two gymnasiums, a swimming pool and a yoga room. There are four different swimming pools and a traditional ‘Souk’ market built in a modern surrounding that has many shops under one roof. Uniquely connected with waterways you can coast from shop to shop in a gondola while enjoying the beautifully manicured gardens.
The Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi: Convenience and Accessibility
The Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi is shaped like a wave of teal water and is made of reflective glass. Driving up to it, you can see how it would have a reputation as one of the best hotels in Abu Dhabi. It is conveniently close to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and Zayed Sport City. If you are arriving through the International Airport, it is a short twenty minute drive to arrive at your whimsical hotel room. Starting with the most comfortable and plush king size beds and continuing through to the large bathroom. All the rooms are equipped with WI-Fi and espresso machines and completely filled with light. Other attractions are near at hand including the Sheikh Zayed Mosque.