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Room type

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Club Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Villa, 1 Bedroom

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Club Suite

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelHotel with private beach, full-service spa


Located in Abu Dhabi City, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district, 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Abu Dhabi Ice Rink is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) away.

Hotel Features

Catch some rays on The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal's private white sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 532 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as refrigerators and coffee makers. Balconies and 24-hour room service are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Step outside to feel the sun on your face and the sand in your toes on the white sand beach. Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal like a marina and a complimentary children's club.

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This luxury hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a health club. Complimentary valet parking is available on site.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 23478 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2181 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Marina on site 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 10 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 532 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2012 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (100 AED per 24 hours surcharge), Wired internet access (100 AED per 24 hours surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Bidet 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

The Forge - This steakhouse serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Li Jiang - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Mijana - This restaurant specializes in Middle Eastern cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Giornotte - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Dolce - This café specializes in Italian cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

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

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach, a marina, and a health club are featured at the hotel. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a steam room.

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

  • Aerobics on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 

Spa Services

ESPA has 15 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 15 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

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


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 116 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AED 100 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): AED 100 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: AED 100 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 240 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AED 240.00 (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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.

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