Luxury 5 Star Hotels
A luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi is the easiest kind of hotel to find, the high quality of 5 star hotels in Abu Dhabi is unbeatable, which ever of the following hotels you prefer you will get the hospitable and service orientated welcome Abu Dhabi is known for. These are the best hotels in Abu Dhabi for a good reason!
Kempinski Emirates Palace, ultimate luxury, Arabic style and hospitality meets modern amenities. This is the wonderful 7 star Abu Dhabi hotel. The hotel’s exterior looks like a Sheikh’s palace surrounded by luscious landscaped gardens. The hotel has a private beach, two pool areas, tennis courts, a kid’s zone, two gyms and a spa. You’ll feel like royalty where your every wish is their command, the hotel is at your service around the clock.
Some of the services offered by the Emirates Palace include a limousine service, high speed internet, 24 hour personal butler service and a supervised kids club for little princesses and princes. Many celebrities and royalty from around the world stay here! There are standard hotel rooms and opulent guest suites.
Choose from nine restaurants in the hotel certain to please your palate and five bars and cafes. Enjoy a gold flecked cappuccino in the cafe, afternoon tea or a sumptuous Arabic meal. Check out the lobby with its famous gold vending machine! It is actually quite affordable for a 7 star hotel-check the rates below.
Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri
This Shangri-La Hotel offers privacy, charm and old world sophistication. This Abu Dhabi hotel is within the Qaryat Al Beri complex which is also home to the Shangri-La Residence, private villas, a spa and traditional Arab market. The romantic Arab style architecture sets the scene for this pampering hotel.
The hotel offers 4 bedroom villas with their own private pool as well as studio apartments. Because of the home from home apartment style of the hotel it is preferred by those taking a long sojourn in Abu Dhabi.
The hotel services include the well being center, two gyms, multiple swimming pools, a yoga room and a recreated Arab market which is reached by crossing a waterway on a gondola through gardens and archways. All rooms have private terraces overlooking the water.
The smallest room is the deluxe room at 45-55²m which also has a monsoon shower and balcony or garden terrace. The largest “room” would be the 4 bedroom villa at 600²m and the Presidential suite at 400²m. All the rooms and public areas have been designed to combine the Arabic charm with modern conveniences. In all the hotel has nine restaurants and lounge bars for you to choose from. It is certainly one of the best hotels in Abu Dhabi!
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Hotel
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers is modern with minimalistic sophistication. The innovative sculpture shape of this 5 towered complex is fast becoming one of Abu Dhabi`s iconic buildings. Also in this tower complex is a luxury shopping mall, where you can shop to your hearts contents.
The hotel has a private beach, spa, ballroom and both hotel rooms and services residences. There are also pools, gardens and a state of the art gym. For those staying in the superior rooms there is a Club Executive Lounge with complimentary all-day food, shower suites, on hand staff, butler service, limousine service and business facilities.
The rooms are decorated in a sophisticated modern urban style with room size ranging from 45m² to the ultimate Royal Etihad Suite of 980m² which covers an entire floor! You have 12 dining options including the observation deck on the 74th floor with spectacular views of the city.
Al Raha Abu Dhabi Beach Hotel
If you want to enjoy the white sandy beaches and turquoise waters then Al Raha is the best choice. Hailed as the first 5 star boutique hotel resort in Abu Dhabi the hotel is surrounded by lush gardens and combines contemporary architecture with traditional Arabic style. This Abu Dhabi beach hotel has villas, suites and rooms.
In the villas one can find privacy with a pool, garage, kitchen, living and sleeping areas but still fully serviced. The rooms are simple but luxurious.
In the suites you get a spacious area including your own balcony, home theatre system, and all the rooms one would find in a home. In fact the feel is of a home away from home but with lovely Arabic décor and a high level of service.
There are 8 dining options here including the hotel Enigma Nightclub and health bar. The hotel has taken families into account offering entertainment for kids, swimming and cooking lessons, play areas, interconnecting rooms, children’s menu and toys. The hotel is only 20 minutes from the city center.
Yas Viceroy Hotel
The Yas is a ultra-modern, almost futuristic, hi-tech luxury Abu Dhabi hotel. This is a truly unique hotel. The modern sleek building hovers half on the land and half on the sea.
This is the spot to be during the Formula 1 races, as some rooms actually overlook the track! The exterior is made of a LED lighting, mirroring the natural rhythms and colors of the surroundings. The same concept continues inside.
Here you’ll find 12 places to dine on exquisite cuisine, a gym, steam room, 2 roof top pools, a spa and nearby boating and marine opportunities.
Some of the rooms have personal lap pools and the rooms are indulgent as well as offering state-of-the-art technology in the amenities (remote control curtains, home cinema system etc).
There are suites with 400m² spread over two floors and include a chefs kitchen and private bar as well as a private elevator to your own spa treatment room.
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
The Fairmont is a contemporary, practical and with a view to die for. My favorite hotel in Abu Dhabi- it is a modern and unique design! The hotel’s architecture is contemporary and they have taken advantage of the amazing views by making large glass windows where ever possible in the building.
For leisure there is a private beach, children’s pool, lap pool, gyms, health club, a ball room with huge windows overlooking the Abu Dhabi Creek and several restaurants one with a Michelin star celebrity chef.
One of the special features is the Chocolate Gallery where you can watch chocolatiers creating sweet delights. This place is amazing-don;t miss the chocolate buffet nights- yum! I think I gained a few kilos visiting this place!
The rooms are contemporary and elegant, the View Room, although only 45m² has breathtaking views. The largest accommodation they provide is 265m² Presidential Suite. For top luxury treatment the Fairmont Gold offers personal service, complementary computers, limousine transport and more.
Fairmont is home to the best Italian restaurant in Abu Dhabi, Frankies. This is bound to be the one of the best hotels in Abu Dhabi as time goes on.