The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

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Private beach, white sand, beach cabanas, sun loungers
2 outdoor pools, open 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
2 outdoor pools, open 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
2 outdoor pools, open 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, free cabanas, pool umbrellas

Overview of The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Al Maqta Area, Abu Dhabi, 91888

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSheikh Zayed Grand Mosque4 min drive
  • Popular LocationThe Souq at Qaryat Al Beri5 min drive
  • Popular LocationAl Maqtaa Fort5 min drive
  • AirportAbu Dhabi (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl.)16 min drive

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About this area

Abu Dhabi

Located in Abu Dhabi, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is in the business district and on a private beach. Dalma Mall and Abu Dhabi Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Abu Dhabi Corniche and Corniche Beach. Traveling with kids? Consider Ferrari World, or check out an event or a game at Yas Marina Circuit. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as kayaking and other activities like safari tours.

What's nearby

  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - 4 min drive
  • The Souq at Qaryat Al Beri - 5 min drive
  • Al Maqtaa Fort - 5 min drive
  • Abu Dhabi Ice Rink - 7 min drive
  • Khalifa Park - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Abu Dhabi Intl. Airport (AUH) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Forge — 1 min walk
  • Li Jiang — 1 min walk
  • The Forge — 2 min walk
  • Li Jiang — 2 min walk
  • Barfly by Buddha Bar — 5 min walk

About this property

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Upscale hotel on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
At The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, hit the private white sand beach, dine onsite at The Forge, or enjoy a drink at one of the hotel's 2 poolside bars. All 530 rooms offer thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, as well as comforts such as Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters. 24-hour room service and WiFi are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal offers 530 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 42-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Abu Dhabi hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a private beach, a 24-hour health club, a spa tub, and a sauna.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (AED 60 per night), Wired Internet (surcharge)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (AED 60 per night)

Parking and transportation

  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekdays and 6:30 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: AED 131 per person
  • 5 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
  • 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Aerobics classes
  • Children's pool
  • Pilates classes
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free children's club
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Newspapers in lobby

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Catalan
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space (16685 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 14

Outdoors

  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Lever door handles
  • Low-height door lock
  • Low-height electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Low-height view port in door
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom vanity
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 5:30 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AED 150.0 per day
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city: AED 15.00 per accommodation, per night

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 131 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AED 60 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: AED 60 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AED 60 per night (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AED 150.0 per day

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 credit card 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards, and cash

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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
A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Abu Dhabi Grand Canal
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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 205 out of 300 reviews
5 - Excellent 68%
Rating 4 - Good. 60 out of 300 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 20 out of 300 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 300 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 300 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
An outstanding property with amazing amenities and extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff. Never felt so welcome in any hotel in Abu Dhabi. Only wish we could have stayed longer! Highly recommend it to anyone.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The staff was very nice, polite and helpful, especially the staff on the seventh floor!
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great services always, staff very helpful
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Beautiful hotel with great service.
This hotels service was amazing. Beautiful hotel. We had an amazing view. The only con was the bathtubs faucet did not work therefore we could not use it.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021