The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Celebrate the extraordinary at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal resort showcasing modern elegance with rich traditions. Situated amongst 57 acres of manicured gardens and enticing pools, as well as benefiting from exclusive views of the Grand Mosque and breathtaking sunsets. 

Just 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi Airport, luxury awaits your arrival. Enjoy live entertainment during dinner, relax at the Bedouin-inspired spa, or private beach, and take an evening stroll to the Venetian Village. Designed to resemble a lively Italian piazza, a collection of international restaurant brands offer a choice of dining experiences. 

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Hotel Category
Luxury
Location Type
Beach
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Abu Dhabi Skyline

Hotel highlights

  • Exclusive views of the Grand Mosque
  • A club lounge with panoramic views
  • One of Abu Dhabi's largest outdoor pools
  • Venetian Village situated within the hotels grounds

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    15:00
  • Check-out Time:
    12:00
  • 447 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Room Only

For Families

  • Interconnecting Rooms
  • Kid's Club

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

  • Beach
  • 20 mins from Abu Dhabi International Airport
  • Situated on the Grand Canal
  • Exclusive views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • 15km from the Louvre Abu Dhabi
  • The Souk at Central Market offers more than 250 shops just 20 mins away
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Facilities

Spa

Set along the beachfront, the ESPA at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi includes 16 treatment rooms and separate relaxation areas for ladies and gentlemen. Relax and rejuvenate and find your inner calm with a deeply relaxing treatment for mind and body. Alternatively choose a revitalising and cleansing treatment to awaken the senses, uplift the spirit and soothe tired muscles.

Pool & Beach

Lounge beside one of Abu Dhabi's largest pools, or with your toes dipped in golden sands on the hotel's private beach. Choose to reserve a private cabana (additional charges apply) and receive welcome amenities for two guests, a fruit basket, complimentary water, towels and face & body moisturiser.

Health Club

Open 24/7, with natural light from floor-to ceiling windows overlooking the hotel’s lush olive gardens, the Health Club offers modern TechnoGym equipment and cardio-vascular machines equipped with a range of multimedia functionalities.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Room Types

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Internet
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Executive Suite

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Club Executive Suite

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Venetian Suite

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Internet
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Food & Drink

Li Jiang

A Southeast Asian restaurant, adorned in rich textiles, features an open kitchen where diners can observe as chefs prepare dim sum and traditional rice and noodle dishes.

The Forge

With modern decor, the name of this signature steakhouse derives from the intricate process of forging a steak knife. Offering premium cuts of meat from around the world, accompanied by fine wines, it should be a popular choice to dine at during your stay.

Mijana

Dine al fresco at Mijana, a regional and Lebanese inspired restaurant. Combine flavoursome cuisine with late night shisha and traditional tea. Saturday's are family night, so take the family and enjoy a meal together.

Giornotte

Choose to sit inside, or dine al fresco on the garden-facing patio, at the all-day dining Mediterranean restaurant. Consider the popular Friday brunch with fresh seafood, breads and other tempting items.

Al Fresco

A pool and beachside restaurant featuring salads, sandwiches, cocktails and a kid’s menu. Private dining can also be arranged on the beach.

Alba

An elegant lobby lounge serving light salads, sandwiches and speciality cocktails. It’s also the setting for the hotel’s signature Afternoon Tea.

Sorso

Styled on a classic sports bar, yet with elegance and quality, this venue offers simple fare, signature cocktails and televised sports on big screens.

Dolce

An Italian-style café, Dolce, focuses on sweets and indulgences including homemade ice cream and pastries.

Club Lounge

The Club Lounge offers an intimately private setting for guests of The Ritz-Carlton Club Level, boasting panoramic views of Al Maqta creek and an elevated level of service, including continuous culinary offerings, complimentary coffee and cookies, wireless Internet access, personal computers for guest use, plus, complimentary pressing for two pieces per room, per day.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast

Breakfast will be provided in the main hotel restaurant Giornotte.

Half Board

Half Board can either be lunch or dinner. Guests on Half Board basis may enjoy their lunch or dinner in the main hotel restaurant Giornotte. Half Board does not include beverages and will be charged separately to the guests bill.

On Fridays the HB privileges are restricted to Dinner only. Additional charges will apply for Friday Brunch. 

Dine around Privilege is available for guests booked on Half Board - a special dining scheme that allows guests to sample a wide variety of cuisines at a selection of restaurants throughout the resort with allocated Food credit (subject to change) applicable to the final dinner bill on food only. Participating Outlets include: Li-Jiang (Asian), Mijana (Lebanese), The Forge (Steakhouse) and AL Fresco (pool restaurant).

Full Board

Full Board will be Lunch and Dinner. All meals for Full Board are provided in the main hotel restaurant Giornotte. Full Board does not include beverages and will be charged separately to the guests bill.

Additional charges will apply for Friday Brunch. 

Dine around Privilege is available for guests booked on Full Board - a special dining scheme that allows guests to sample a wide variety of cuisines at a selection of restaurants throughout the resort with allocated Food credit (subject to change) applicable to the final dinner bill on food only. Participating Outlets include: Li-Jiang (Asian), Mijana (Lebanese), The Forge (Steakhouse) and AL Fresco (pool restaurant).

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Family Friendly Facilities

Ritz Kids

Ritz Kids engages the imaginations of the resort’s youngest guests. Families can choose from an abundance of full and half day programmes that emphasise the natural wonders and cultural traditions of Abu Dhabi. With supervised activities, both indoors and outdoors, this is a great opportunity for young guests to meet and socialise with other guests of their own age group. The Ritz Kids Club accommodates children between the ages of 4 and 12, and is open everyday. Lunch and dinner are served at the Ritz Kids Club.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

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