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Get an overview of this hotelUpscale hotel on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools

Location

Located in Abu Dhabi, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Al Khubeirah Garden, Marina Mall, and Heritage Village. Saadiyat Island Cultural District Exhibition and Barakat Gallery are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

Spend the day relaxing on InterContinental Abu Dhabi's private white sand beach or at a marina before returning for a meal at one of the hotel's 9 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 390 rooms feature thoughtful touches like pillow menus and bathrobes, plus free WiFi, free wired Internet, and plasma TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars, and premium bedding.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the white sand beach. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. Bring your whole family to InterContinental Abu Dhabi for summer fun including 2 outdoor swimming pools, a complimentary children's club, and a children's pool.

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 9 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 4 bars/lounges. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers outdoor tennis courts, a 24-hour health club, and a steam room. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

InterContinental Abu Dhabi has designated areas for smoking.

  • Conference center 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Meeting rooms 25 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 25 
  • Year Built 1980 
  • Sauna 
  • Concierge services 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 390 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of floors - 19 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Waterslide 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Garden 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Marina on site 
  • Nightclub 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Terrace 
  • Beach bar 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Free self parking 
  • Direct access to private beach 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 9 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking, Free valet parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Pay movies 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

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

Selections - Overlooking the ocean, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Chamas Churrascaria - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Brazilian cuisine and serves brunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Belgian Beer Cafe - Overlooking the ocean, this theme restaurant specializes in Belgian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Fishmarket - This beachfront seafood restaurant specializes in Thai cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Byblos sur Mer - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in Middle Eastern cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

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

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach, outdoor tennis courts, a marina, and a 24-hour health club are featured at the hotel. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide, a sauna, and a fitness center.

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

  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 6 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

No pets or service animals allowed

Children under 12 years old are not allowed to access the Club InterContinental Lounge. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • 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 75 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 150 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Abu Dhabi InterContinental
  • InterContinental Abu Dhabi
  • InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi
  • Intercontinental Abu Dhabi Hotel Abu Dhabi
  • InterContinental Abu Dhabi Hotel

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 6 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.


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