Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

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Premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds, minibar
Premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds, minibar
40-inch LED TV with digital channels
Premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds, minibar

Overview of Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Al Mina Street, Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi, 51997

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAbu Dhabi Corniche8 min walk
  • Popular LocationAbu Dhabi Commercial Bank14 min walk
  • Popular LocationKhalifa Center3 min drive
  • AirportAbu Dhabi (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl.)24 min drive

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About this area

Abu Dhabi

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi is located in Al Zahiyah, a neighborhood in Abu Dhabi, and is in the city center. Heritage Village and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Al Wahda Club or Al Nahyan Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Abu Dhabi Corniche - 8 min walk
  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank - 14 min walk
  • Abu Dhabi Mall - 2 min drive
  • Capital Garden - 2 min drive
  • Khalifa Center - 3 min drive

Restaurants

  • Filaments — 1 min walk
  • The Foundry — 1 min walk
  • La Mamma — 5 min walk
  • El Sombrero — 6 min walk
  • Oasis Chinese — 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Abu Dhabi Intl. Airport (AUH) - 24 min drive

About this property

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

4-star hotel in the heart of Al Zahiyah
Close to Abu Dhabi Mall, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi provides free WiFi, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and 3 bars. Enjoy regional cuisine, al fresco dining, and brunch at the two onsite restaurants.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking and valet parking
  • Breakfast (surcharge), a free area shuttle, and extended parking
  • A 24-hour front desk, a front desk safe, and a sauna
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the overall value
Room features
All 353 rooms boast comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, in addition to thoughtful touches like laptop-compatible safes and air conditioning. Guest reviews speak positively of the clean rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding, pillowtop mattresses, and down comforters
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and deep soaking tubs
  • 40-inch LED TVs with premium channels
  • Cribs/infant beds, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Extended parking on site
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free area shuttle

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–10:30 AM: AED 78 for adults and AED 61 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (3357 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Down comforter
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AED 130.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available for AED 130.0 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: AED 200 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AED 78 for adults and AED 61 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 160 per vehicle (one way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AED 130.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AED 130.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

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
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
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Abu Dhabi Sun
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
Southern Sun Hotel Abu Dhabi
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi Hotel
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi Hotel
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi Hotel Abu Dhabi

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 630 out of 970 reviews
5 - Excellent 65%
Rating 4 - Good. 274 out of 970 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 37 out of 970 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 9 out of 970 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 20 out of 970 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I always stay in this hotel when in Abu Dhabi as check in so quick, rooms are excellent, great value and location
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great staff. Good hotel. Large modern rooms.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is the best place to stay in Abu Dhadi hands down. The customer service is excellent! Rolando and his partner did an excellent job cleaning my room and making it smell great! The hotel security guard Ham was excellent at helping me acquire the Alhosn App for the Covid verification that is needed before entering the hotel. Everyone at the Southern Sun was very helpful and kind. I highly recommend staying here and will stay here again in the future for sure! I love the lobby entrance and the wonderful smell in the air along with the helpful customer service and amazingly beautiful room i had. The daily breakfast meals at The Foundry that were included also made me very happy. Thanks for everything I will return!
Stayed 13 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Cozy bed , nice hot bath . Lovely breakfast “ made to order “. Accommodating staff . I would stay again !
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice and helpful staff.
Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2021