The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

2 K reviews
Excellent romantic hotel. Good for sightseeing and close to the airport. Great pool.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Tiling
    • Minibar
    • Kitchenette
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Lounge
    • Fridge
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Playground
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Foyer
    • Café
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • Full Board
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Sun terrace
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Golf
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
P.O.Box 91888 Al Maqta Area Abu Dhabi


Guests are welcomed at the hotel, which has a total of 532 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Wireless internet access allows guests to surf the internet and stay up to date with their communications. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. There is also a garden. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. Additional services include a babysitting service and room service.


The establishment features rooms with air conditioning, a kitchen and a bathroom. A balcony is included as standard in most rooms, offering additional space for relaxation. A king-size bed ensures a good night's sleep. Cots are available for younger travellers. A safe and a minibar are also available. Additional features include a fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Other features include internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi. Slippers are laid out in each of the rooms. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use. The hotel offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The accommodation features a pool and an outdoor pool. A terrace, a sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are available. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. Leisure options at the establishment include a gym, a spa and a beauty salon. For a fee, golf, fishing and massage treatments are also available. Additional services include an entertainment programme for children, offering numerous activities.


Catering options available at the hotel include half board and full board. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner. Snacks can be enjoyed at the accommodation.


Major credit cards are accepted as payment at the establishment.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Family friendly environment. Unique place to visit. Superb location.

    "Great location near the airport." "Close to the beach with great sightseeing."

  • Pool
    "Great pool"

    Great swimming pool. Fabulous pool. The best pool/beach.

    "Great but poorly cleaned pool."

  • Amenities
    "Great amenities"

    Excellent decor. Excellent facilities. Excellent lounge.

    "Facilities are old, but the terrace is lovely." "Great hotel buildings and entrance area." "Nice grounds with great facilities for kids." "Unspectacular architecture."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Exquisite attention to detail. Thoughtful staff. Great service in the restaurants.

    "Service is professional and excellent childcare is available." "Reception is OK but housekeeping is substandard." "Room service could have been improved." "Recreation staff could be nicer." "Good shuttle service." "Good management." "Pool/beach service is ok."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Awesome Friday brunch. Fantastic breakfast. Great breakfast.

    "Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

  • Food
    "Delicious food"

    I enjoyed afternoon tea. Great Turkey. Food is excellent.

    "Dining experience not great - good food but pricey." "Good menu, especially sides and desserts."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Light was not working. Internal phone were not working. Remote stopped working.

    "Average rooms, poorly cleaned and maintained." "Amply-sized rooms with excellent beds and superb views." "The bathrooms are large but otherwise not very highly rated." "Furniture is ok but A/C and furniture are subpar." "Great shower."

  • Cleanliness
    "Quite clean"

    Rooms clean. Clean hotel. Clean room.

    "Quite clean." "Unclean rooms and pool area."

  • Value for money
    "Value for money could be better"

    Had to pay for the upgrade. Buffet overpriced. Internet was charged.

    "Value for money could be better." "Pricey food, particularly breakfasts, and expensive WiFi."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar could improve"

    No outside bar. Horrible bar. Poor bar.

    "Bar could improve."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Internet was not working. Internet was charged. Didn't have wifi.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Relatively high internet cost."