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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is within 2 miles (3 km) of The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal while other popular attractions such as Sheikh Zayed Stadium are within 3 miles (5 km). This 532-room, 5-star hotel has a private beach, a marina, and a full-service spa. It's on the waterfront and also near Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and Abu Dhabi Ice Rink.

Dining

Enjoy dining at The Forge, one of 6 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the 2 coffee shops/cafés. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Rooms

All of The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal's 532 air-conditioned rooms provide balconies, refrigerators, and minibars. Guests can expect WiFi, wired Internet, and 42-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, designer toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Coffee makers, free newspapers, and free bottled water are also standard.

Property features

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal features a private beach, a marina, and a full-service spa. You can take advantage of free valet parking, along with a shuttle from the airport to the hotel (available 24 hours) for AED 240 per vehicle. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a health club.

Highlights

  • Free valet parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Marina
  • Spa

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Al Maqta Area Abu Dhabi 91888

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or kick back in the shade with cabanas (surcharge) and umbrellas. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal like a marina and a complimentary children's club.

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 6 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This luxury hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a health club. Onsite valet parking is complimentary.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal has designated areas for smoking.

  • Luggage storage 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Terrace 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Hair salon 
  • Concierge services 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2181 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 532 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 10 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • On private beach 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Marina on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 2012 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 23478 
  • Spa tub 
  • Garden 
  • Health club 
  • Children's pool 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Express check-in 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( AED 60 per night ), Wired internet access ( AED 60 per night )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( AED 60 per night )

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Bathrobes 
  • Desk 
  • Pay movies 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Turndown service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

The Forge - This steakhouse serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Li Jiang - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Mijana - This restaurant specializes in Middle Eastern cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Giornotte - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Dolce - This café specializes in Italian cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach, a marina, and a health club are featured at the hotel. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 

Spa Services

ESPA has 15 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily.

  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 15 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Steam room in spa 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Tourism fee: AED 15 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: AED 131 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AED 60 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): AED 60 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AED 60 per night (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 240 per vehicle
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AED 240.00 (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AED 290 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Abu Dhabi Grand Canal
  • Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal
  • Ritz-Carlton Grand Canal
  • Ritz-Carlton Grand Canal Hotel
  • Ritz-Carlton Grand Canal Hotel Abu Dhabi

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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