With its Venetian-inspired architecture, beautifully landscaped grounds and shining fountains, the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is a spectacular blend of Western and Middle Eastern influences. Situated across from the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and offering easy access to a golden stretch of beach, the hotel is also conveniently located just minutes from the city centre. With its Bedouin-inspired beachfront spa, its 8 outstanding restaurants and lavish accommodation, the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi provides you with a hotel experience of unparalleled luxury and refinement.

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Room Types

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi offers a selection of elegantly appointed rooms, suites and villas, including Club Level accommodation, which affords you access to the exclusive Club Lounge.
  • Executive Suite

    The 907 sq. ft. Executive Suite offers balcony views of the resorts tropical landscaped gardens, tranquil pool and the beach in most suites. The bedroom features a king bed and the bathrooms offers his and her basins, bathrobes, bath products and bathtub and separate shower. Room amenities include coffee and tea making facilities, in-room safe, and complimentary local newspaper, 42-inch satellite TV, Wi-Fi and telephone.
  • Deluxe Guest Room

    The 42sqm Deluxe Guest Rooms comfortably accommodate 2 occupants and come with a choice of one plush king-sized bed or 2 double beds. These rooms also feature private balconies overlooking the resort’s beach, pool and gardens, not to mention a lavish marble bathroom complete with separate rain shower and bathtub. Some of the luxury amenities included with this room are a Nespresso machine, 42” LCD TV, Asprey bath products and a fully stocked mini bar.
  • Venetian Suite

    Alternatively you may want to opt for one of the suites, such as the Venetian, situated within the hotel’s Venetian Village complex. Providing easy access to the main building, the spa, pool and beach, these sumptuous suites are fitted out with gleaming marble bathrooms with separate rain shower and oversized soaking tub, as well as a plush king-sized bed with 400-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets and a spacious separate living room area.
  • Royal Suite

    Compromising of two spacious bedrooms, the Royal Suite can occupy up to 6 adults and features a king size bed, two queen beds and a crib and rollaway bed can be requested. Featuring a separate living room, kitchenette, dining room with butler entrance, two balconies with views of the Grand canal and a lavish marble bathroom with Jacuzzi and colour therapy shower combination. Room amenities include a 42-inch satellite TV, Wi-Fi, fully stocked mini bar and tea and coffee facilities.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Suite

    Another luxurious option is the expansive 126sqm Ritz-Carlton Suite, with its two private balconies overlooking the Grand Canal. As well as a spacious marble bathroom with separate tub and unique colour therapy shower, this category of suite boasts a sophisticated living room and dining area, as well as a kitchenette and butler entrance. Guests staying in this suite benefit from Club Lounge access which includes dedicated concierge services, free Internet access and continuous culinary offerings.
  • Two Bedroom Villa

    This spacious two-bedroom villa boasts of 1,400 sq. ft. of living space with a king size bed and two queen size beds, two en0suite bathrooms with bathtub and separate shower. Room amenities include a 42-inch satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi access, tea and coffee facilities and a fully stocked mini bar.


In between lunch and dinner, guests are sure to enjoy the resplendent afternoon tea served up by Alba, the hotel’s Venetian-inspired lobby lounge. Here in this sophisticated setting you can indulge in delicious cakes, part of a traditional English tea, or opt instead for a more exotic Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony – advanced reservations required.

When you are not enjoying the hotel’s culinary marvels, head to ESPA for a truly decadent spa treatment. This lavish Bedouin-inspired retreat boasts its own private serenity beach, not to mention 16 treatment rooms, separate relaxation areas for men and women, and a pristine plunge pool complete with waterfall. Choose from an impressive menu which includes Signature and Hammam rituals, soothing body treatments and blissful massages. Female guests are sure to love the sumptuous Ladies Who Spa Package.

Another enjoyable way to unwind is with a work-out in the well-equipped Fitness Centre, which boasts cardio machines, spin bikes and strength machines among other state-of-the-art amenities. A range of daily fitness classes are available, ranging from circuit training to indoor cycling, Running Club and Kids’ Zumba. Alternatively you can opt for a refreshing dip in the hotel’s sparkling 1,600sqm swimming pool.


There are 9 outstanding wining and dining venues to choose from at this luxury Abu Dhabi hotel, offering a wealth of culinary options, from resplendent breakfast buffets to afternoon tea and sundowner cocktails.
  • Li Jang

    Make your way to Li Jiang, with its chic Asian décor and open kitchen, to savour delectable Oriental cuisine including its signature black cod and moreish homemade dim sum and dumplings. Don’t miss the restaurant’s vibrant Night Market from 7pm-12am every Saturday.
  • Mijana

    If you would like to sample some authentic Middle-Eastern cuisine during your stay, grab a table at Mijana, which showcases the most delicious flavours of Lebanon and the region and is guaranteed to titillate your taste buds. Why not try the mouth-watering kebabs and colourful mezze platter, and supplement your meal with flavoured shisha. Outdoor seating is available at this restaurant and live Arabic music provides the perfect backing track to a deliciously Arabian culinary experience.
  • Ramadan

    Set in the charming gardens of Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, the Ramadan Tent showcases a menu of Arabic A La Carte Sohour and signature favourites.
  • The Forge

    For a hearty steak head to The Forge, with a menu of contemporary dishes with private dining facilities.
  • Giornotte

    Set in an Italian-inspired restaurant, Giornotte offers Mediterranean dishes with indoor and al fresco dining on the wooden deck and patio. Each Friday guests can enjoy the traditional Friday Brunch with over 30 live stations, mixed drinks pop-up bars, cheese and dessert rooms, live music and an after party at Sorso Bar.
  • Al Fresco

    Enjoy light delicacies poolside at Al Fresco, with a private cabana experience, private dining on the beach options and poolside snacks.
  • Alba

    Set in the lobby lounge, Alba allows you to indulge in glamorous afternoon tea, which has been made famously by The Ritz-Carlton.
  • Sorso

    Bite size meals with an innovative touch can be savoured at Sorso, with a daily happy hour from 6pm until 8pm.
  • Dolce

    Enjoy the delicacies of Italy at Dolce, serving Italian coffee, espresso homemade ice cream and light bites.


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