When you are at the richest city of the world, Abu Dhabi, you should experience its nightlife, restaurants, bars and especially hotels. With some of the most lavish and luxurious hotels and resorts for tourists, Abu Dhabi is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. Though the exciting locations lure every tourist to come back every year to this city for a perfect vacation, accommodation might be a great concern. The city’s exquisite hotels can be quite an expensive affair. But with the recent economic meltdown that has caused a decrease in tourist inflow, forced hotels to offer fierce discounts, sometimes even up to 65%. So, if you are planning a stay in Abu Dhabi, know the best hotels in your budget before you decide to pack your bags.
Here are the ten best hotels in Abu Dhabi that you can afford and enjoy.
1. Emirates Palace at West Corniche
This hotel proudly announces itself as a palace and not a hotel, and rightly so. This luxurious and self-proclaimed seven star hotel is one of the best luxury accommodations that Abu Dhabi has to offer. Intact with butler services, a 1.3 km private beach with imported white sand embankments, a water park and an innovative “pillow menu”, this is the cream of hotels.
2. Le Royale Meridien at East Corniche
This hotel is highly popular with travelling businesspersons as it offers high quality services, fine clubs and restaurants, plush rooms with comfortable furnishings and stunning views of the Gulf. It is classy and extremely professional.
3. This hot Shangri-la at Al Maqta
This palatial Venetian themed resort has a lot to offers its visitors. With its beautiful neo-Moorish architecture, an inbuilt Venetian waterworks system that resembles the rivers in Venice, with actual gondolas in it, this hotel is a treat for sour eyes. It includes attractive facilities such as a private beach I km long, 2 health clubs, several swimming pools, an in built shopping mall and some of the finest dining options in the whole of Abu Dhabi.
4. Hilton International at West Corniche
The Hilton is perfect for business or family trips due to its strategic location. It offers high end end amenities such as a private beach that offers a variety of water sports, fine restaurants and bars as well as luxury spa services.
5. Al Maha Arjaan, Rotana at East Corniche
This resort gives one of a kind studio apartments and premium suites at very convenient prices. Perfect for a short, private and comfortable stay, they offer central air conditioning, polished services and spectacular city views.
6. Beach Rotana Hotel and Towers at the Tourists Club Area
This is a perfect family vacation retreat with children’s playing areas, private swimming pools for adults and kids, squash and tennis courts, PADI drive, private beach, an amazing spa among other facilities. The prices are reasonable, and the rooms are extremely comfortable and homely.
7. Centro Yas Island at Yas Island
This new budget hotel gives you class and luxury at a very reasonable price. One of many such budget hotels, it is stylish and offers quality services and is also close to attractive tourist locations such as the Racing tracks and Links Golf club.
8. Le Meridian at Tourist Club Area
The best thing this recently remodeled resort offers is the plush and serene Meridien Village, complete with its assorted range of alfresco pubs and restaurants, clubs and cafes. With attentive services and modern comfortable rooms, the resort offers amenities such as a spa, swimming pool, a Haman and a popular nightclub.
9. The Grand Continental Flamingo Hotel at East Corniche
The hotel, with reputable services, modern technologies, a decent nightclub and gym, spa and swimming pool facilities, is a perfect value for money resort. Its proximity to the commercial and finance districts makes it an attractive location for those travelling on business.
10. The Al Diar Regency at East Corniche
The last on the list, this affordable and professional hotel is almost exclusively for those travelling due to business. With pretty kitchenettes and balconies that give a great view of the city or the sea, the hotel comes with an enhanced business centre to help tourists with their work. The facilities, along with good bars and restaurants, make this a dollar conscious traveler’s perfect getaway.