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Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana

5.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The staff here are extremely attentive, tracking my lost luggage with the airline until recovered and delivered. The hotel is very nice, rooms very nice and clean, food was very good. The beach is pretty limited, the picture on the internet is a bit misleading, although not photoshopped, but leads your mind to something that isn't there.

This hotel felt and looked elegant. From the glass lined interior elevator to the daily vases of flowers to the incessant cleaning by the ready to please staff, this hotel valued service. The pool refreshed; the gym was well-equipped; the room was well-appointed; the service staff aimed to please.

The staff was great and helpful. The hotel is very nice. Clean with a beach and in a decent location. The only minor complaint is the lack of free wifi in the room but the lobby has free WiFi if you really don't want the surcharge.

The hotel is very beautiful and clean. It is however a dry hotel, which means there is no alcohol sale of any sort. Our only problem was the staff. They were very kind and smiling but had no ability to provide any solutions or answers to any problems. Most times they had no idea what we were talking about. I don't want to take away from their kindness though, all staff members were pleasant at all times.

5 star resort property with room for improvement in amenities and service offerings. Great location, pool/beach area and views to the Emirates and Presidential Palace and next to the Etihad towers (Furious 7 film site) Wifi had great range however at a charge (surcharge for all wifi) Great staff at front desk and guest areas. Great Arabic restaurant in property and nearby food options. Easy and complimentary options for parking, including self and valet. Will definitely recommend this property to anyone traveling for business, couples or family.

Loved everything but wifi expensive. Also they do not service alcohol on the property due to religious reasons.

I work in Saudi Arabia and went to AD for a long weekend and stayed at the Khalidiya Palace for 3 nights. The hotel is nice, the staff are friendly and helpful. The first couple of nights were a bit frustrating: TV was not working, electrical outlets did not have power, the tea kettle did not work. Took a few tries to get it right. Other than that my stay was pleasant. Rooms are nice and beds are comfortable. No alcohol in the hotel or restaurants there. No free WiFi either.

Met expectations of 5*, great service, except , not agree why need copies of passport.

nice place, with decent location, great staff, nice pool/beach area. price is slightly higher than we though it should be, but OK value.

The staff was great and friendly this is a great place to stay!

Hotel was beautiful, great rooms. Service was mostly great, but had to call for a keyboard to my room three times before it came (and that one was broken). Two more calls later, and I had a working keyboard. WiFi was the biggest letdown. When you stay at a 5-star hotel, WiFi should be free in your room. Instead, there was free WiFi in the lobby, which was so slow it wasn't worth using. We ended up walking across the street to use the WiFi in another hotel. If, in the future, I'm in that part of the world again, I will stay there, but only if good WiFi is included in all rooms.

Loved this hotel. Planning on staying for spring break. Front desk staff were wonderful. Only change, free wifi in rooms. This was the only drawback.

I arrived at the hotel at about 1130 and I was given an early check in at 12 o'clock during my wait I was offered a free coffee and free tea. I ordered dining in the room breakfast was not that good and not worth the money. The staff are very helpful and very friendly. Swimming pool and Jacuzzi are very good.

Highly reccomended,A+++++++++++ Traveled in February 2015.The best ever!

The service was amazing, some of the best in uae but everything is really expensive. However this is common here and for the experience, totally worth it

Picked this hotel due to its proximity to corniche area. Had a great 2-night stay. Staff are friendly and advised us on where to go to see Abu Dhabi. Hotel is beautiful and across from Emirate Palace and not too far from Marina Mall.

The hotel has nice swimming pool, short sand beach. Very huge hotel with many tourists. The hotel is near the famous Emirates Palace hotel. The hotel also near the Marina

This hotel is a true 5 star hotel. They will learn your name. They will provide you anything you need. Superb pools, great buffet and concierge services. They're located accross from the Dubai Mall, convinient for shopping and tourism. There are no annoying extra fees such as parking. The gym is great, the pool is large.

This is my go to hotel in Abu Dhabi. The lobby and cafe area are my living room away from home. Meeting areas and business services are great. Staff remember your name and seek you out to provide service. The Beach is warm and perfect to relax.

The airport shuttle is complete nonsense. There is NO airport shuttle services. Why is it listed as one of their amenities?

Corniche Road West Abu Dhabi

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Marina

Located in Abu Dhabi Corniche, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana is within 2 miles (3 km) of popular attractions such as Marina Mall and Heritage Village. This 443-room, 5-star hotel has a private beach, a marina, and a full-service spa. On the waterfront, the hotel is also close to Open Beach and Al Khubeirah Garden.


Dining

Enjoy dining at the hotel's 2 onsite restaurants: Horizon specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; Kamoon Restaurant offers relaxing ocean views. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or 2 coffee shops/cafés. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


Rooms

All 443 air-conditioned accommodations feature sitting areas. 48-inch flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds are dressed in down comforters and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Minibars, coffee makers, and free bottled water are other standard amenities.


Property features

Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana features a private beach, a marina, and a full-service spa. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for AED 165.00 per vehicle one-way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to 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.

Room options

Premium Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Classic Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Classic Room, 2 Twin Beds, Balcony

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Classic Suite, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana

Everyone (2) Couples (6) Business (4) Family (6) Other (2) Friends (5)
4

nice hotel with good food choices, limited beach.

Everyone

The staff here are extremely attentive, tracking my lost luggage with the airline until recovered and delivered. The hotel is very nice, rooms very nice and clean, food was very good. The beach is pretty limited, the picture on the internet is a bit misleading, although not photoshopped, but leads your mind to something that isn't there.

By on Jul 19, 2017

Review comment responded on Jul 24, 2017

Dear Orbitz Member, Thank you for your heartwarming review of the Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana. We are truly pleased to be your host and glad to know that we were able to meet your expectations. Thank you for your wonderful feedback about our colleagues’ hospitality and customer service, rooms, food and beach. Moreover, we are happy that you appreciated our colleagues’ efforts in retrieving your lost luggage. On the other hand, we regret that you were not fully satisfied with our beach facility. Once again, thank you for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon for another memorable stay with us. Yours sincerely, Eleni Tsolakou General Manager

4

fine hotel if you don't drink.

Everyone

This hotel felt and looked elegant. From the glass lined interior elevator to the daily vases of flowers to the incessant cleaning by the ready to please staff, this hotel valued service. The pool refreshed; the gym was well-equipped; the room was well-appointed; the service staff aimed to please.

By , from New York, NY on Apr 19, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 30, 2017

Dear Orbitz Member, Thank you for staying with us and we are delighted to know that we were able to meet your expectations. Your positive comments about our recreation facilities, hotel’s interior and room are truly appreciated. Please allow us to highlight that “Rayhaan” is a brand of Rotana which restores the values of the contemporary Arabian culture hence, we are not serving any kind of alcohol in the hotel and this information is stated in our website and other online channels. However, we have created healthy options in replacement of this specific aspect and we are committed to delivering the highest standards of service in other areas. We look forward to welcoming you back in the hotel soon, assuring you of our personalized service and best attention at all times. Yours sincerely, Eleni Tsolakou General Manager

5

nice staff and a nice stay.

Singles

The staff was great and helpful. The hotel is very nice. Clean with a beach and in a decent location. The only minor complaint is the lack of free wifi in the room but the lobby has free WiFi if you really don't want the surcharge.

By on Jan 13, 2016

4

couple vacation

Couples

The hotel is very beautiful and clean. It is however a dry hotel, which means there is no alcohol sale of any sort. Our only problem was the staff. They were very kind and smiling but had no ability to provide any solutions or answers to any problems. Most times they had no idea what we were talking about. I don't want to take away from their kindness though, all staff members were pleasant at all times.

By on Nov 4, 2015

4

dry resort @ great location

GetawayWithFriends

5 star resort property with room for improvement in amenities and service offerings. Great location, pool/beach area and views to the Emirates and Presidential Palace and next to the Etihad towers (Furious 7 film site) Wifi had great range however at a charge (surcharge for all wifi) Great staff at front desk and guest areas. Great Arabic restaurant in property and nearby food options. Easy and complimentary options for parking, including self and valet. Will definitely recommend this property to anyone traveling for business, couples or family.

By on Sep 13, 2015

5

great stay

GetawayWithFriends

Loved everything but wifi expensive. Also they do not service alcohol on the property due to religious reasons.

By on Aug 4, 2015

3

trip to abu dhabi

Singles

I work in Saudi Arabia and went to AD for a long weekend and stayed at the Khalidiya Palace for 3 nights. The hotel is nice, the staff are friendly and helpful. The first couple of nights were a bit frustrating: TV was not working, electrical outlets did not have power, the tea kettle did not work. Took a few tries to get it right. Other than that my stay was pleasant. Rooms are nice and beds are comfortable. No alcohol in the hotel or restaurants there. No free WiFi either.

By on Jun 11, 2015

5

great hotel similar to emirates palace w/o palace price

Families

Met expectations of 5*, great service, except , not agree why need copies of passport.

By on May 22, 2015

5

great family trip

Couples

nice place, with decent location, great staff, nice pool/beach area. price is slightly higher than we though it should be, but OK value.

By on May 19, 2015

5

great hotel

GetawayWithFriends

The staff was great and friendly this is a great place to stay!

By on May 12, 2015