Intercontinental Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

1.9 K reviews
Very good romantic hotel. Located near shopping areas and the beach. Great pool. Beautiful beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Lounge
    • Fridge
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Playground
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Foyer
    • Café
    • Currency Exchange
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Nightclub
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Evening Buffet
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • All inclusive
    • Full Board
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Sun terrace
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Squash
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street Abu Dhabi


The hotel enjoys a prime location on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, 7 minutes from the city centre, 10 minutes from Abu Dhabi international exhibition centre and a 30-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport.


Guests can feel at home in one of the 390 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Amenities include a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a souvenir shop. The grounds of the accommodation feature a playground and an attractive garden. Additional features at the establishment include a newspaper stand and a playroom. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Additional services include translation services, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. In addition, a shuttle service is offered.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. Most of the accommodation units offer a sea view. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Additional features include a fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, a CD player, a DVD player and WiFi, contribute to a great stay. Slippers are laid out in each of the rooms. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a hot tub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are available for everyday use. The accommodation offers non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms.


The establishment features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. A waterslide offers fun for all ages. A terrace, sun loungers and parasols are available. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. Tennis and beach volleyball are available to active guests. Sport and leisure facilities at the hotel include a gym and squash. The accommodation offers a range of services in the wellness area, such as a sauna, a steam bath, a beauty salon and massage treatments, and for an additional fee, a spa. Additional services include an entertainment programme for children, offering numerous activities.


A variety of catering options can be booked. Guests can choose between half board, full board and all-inclusive. Available meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages are offered.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Great selection of restaurants. Great choice of restaurants. Great restaurant selections.

    "Great location." "Close to the city centre, the beach, restaurants, and bars, with fantastic sightseeing." "Good car access, but so-so parking." "Airport access is difficult."

  • Wellness Area
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    Wonderful health club. Good gyms. Nice gym.

    "Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

  • Pool
    "Great pool"

    Swimming pools next to. Great pool area. Nice pools.

    "Good pool, acceptably clean."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Superb staff. Staff was very accommodating. Amazing welcome.

    "Great management and friendly, professional staff." "Average wait staff and housekeeping." "Room service is average." "Recreation staff could be nicer." "Great concierge service." "Good shuttle service." "Pool/beach service is ok."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Fantastic buffet breakfast. Excellent brunch. Breakfast buffet excellent.

    "Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts."

  • Food
    "Delicious food"

    Delicious buffets. Delicious fries. Amazing mussels.

    "Good menu, good food, desserts, fruits, and snacks." "Overpriced, badly cleaned restaurant makes for a poor experience." "Excellent salads and seafood." "Pork dishes are adequate."

  • Beach
    "Beautiful beach"

    Private beach. Next to the hotel beach. Amazing beach area.

    "Clean beach."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    AC wasn't working. Quiet aircon. Toilets are old.

    "Beds and views are impressive, but cleanliness just so-so." "Bathrooms are moderately-sized, but substandard." "Rooms are outdated and not well-kept with poor balconies and A/C." "Shower can be a problem." "Minibars and TVs are okay."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Including USB. Fast wifi connection.

    "Average wifi quality." "Free internet."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Very old facility. Toilets are old. Dated building.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Pleasant entrance area." "Luxurious Hotel." "Nice for romantic trips." "Awesome for families." "Good for business people."