Upcoming and new Hotels Opening in Abu Dhabi in 2019 – 2020 – 2021

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Mostly known as a conservative cosmopolitan city, Abu Dhabi offers luxury, desert safaris, exotic experiences, and modern memories. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World, Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi Corniche, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, and Louvre Abu Dhabi are among the top tourist attractions.

According to the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, hotels in Abu Dhabi welcomed 4.7 million guests during the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche

Opened: January 2019

Offering stunning views of Abu Dhabi’s coastline, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche is ideally located for travelers looking to enjoy the hotel’s extensive leisure facilities and private beach or explore the city center attractions.

Stepping inside, the hotel also has everything guests need to enjoy memorable moments. As well as 327 spacious rooms and suites, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi Corniche brings together culinary excellence and entertainment. The nine restaurants provide an ample choice of international cuisines for breakfast, lunch or dinner, while the three swimming pools, spa, fitness center, and the beach club offer plenty of opportunities for relaxation. The meeting and events space can host events for 10 to 2,000 guests, with 14 meeting rooms, two ballrooms and outdoor facilities that include a private beach club for special events.


Radisson Blu Al Ain

Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Al Ain

Opened: January 2019

Set in the UAE’s remarkable Garden City, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Al Ain gives guests the opportunity to enjoy an authentic UAE experience away from the urban buzz of the main cities. The hotel is located in one of Al Ain’s stunning historic properties and offers easy access to a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Well-equipped for guests looking to relax or explore, the hotel features 210 rooms including a range of suites, villas, and studios – as well as six restaurants and four bars. It also has a fantastic selection of leisure facilities, including swimming pools, tennis courts, a sauna, and steam room. In addition to this 1,070sqm of event space (including four versatile meeting rooms and the Oasis Ballroom) provides a unique setting for events – especially the ballroom that can host 650 guests or the garden area that’s ideal for social gatherings.


Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort

Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa

Opened: February 2019

The quintessential Arabian-style property sprawls over 22,000 sqm of tranquil desert and comprises a destination Spa, villas with private pools, Arabian-style rooms, a 1000 sqm pool, six restaurants and bars including Al Mabeet, a desert dining experience which captures the spirit of the past.

The Resort’s spacious pool stretches out into the desert and expands into secluded inlets and coves, including a pool bar with in-water seating. The destination Talise Spa offers a sensory experience with 13 luxury treatment rooms and private terraces. Rejuvenation journeys include Turkish Hammams, snow caves, hot and cold plunge pools, and crystal salt and cryotherapy rooms. There is also a dedicated yoga platform for those who wish to find their desert spirit.

The cuisine draws inspiration from Arabian flavors and rustic tastes of Italy and the Mediterranean. Romantic poolside dining can be enjoyed at Panache or at the remote desert camp Al Mabeet, inspired by Bedouin traditions and the legends of Arabia. Witness breathtaking sunsets from the rooftop bar as the glowing sun descends on the desert dunes.

Just 40-minutes from Abu Dhabi downtown and 90-minutes from Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the Resort is remote enough to provide escapism yet ideal for exploring. Discover the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (30 mins drive) Trip Advisor’s 2nd favorite landmark in the world; Ferrari World, Yas Island (40 mins); the Louvre, Saadiyat Island (50 mins) and the garden city Al Ain (90 mins), a UNESCO World Heritage site.


W Abu Dhabi Yas Island

W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island

Opened: November 2019

Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s bustling entertainment epicenter, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island is set to galvanize the island with its innovative design and pulsating energy, this architectural marvel sits between the racetrack and local marina. W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island is surrounded by iconic landmarks, located just 15-minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport at the doorstep of the famed Yas Marina Circuit and Yas Marina. The hotel is also in close proximity to Ferrari World, Warner Brothers Studios and Abu Dhabi’s biggest shopping center, the Yas Mall. W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island is set to provide front row seats to the glitz and glamour of the vibrant metropolis, be it on or off the track.

The W brand’s iconic poolside experience features the stunning scenery of the Yas Marina Circuit as guests swim, sun and enjoy signature beverages while listening to live DJ performances. WET is sure to become the hottest place to cool off, take a dip and make a splash in the city.


Millennium Central Mafraq

Millennium Central Mafraq

Opened: January 2020

Millennium Central Mafraq is a four-star resort-style hotel located at the Al Mafraq area in Abu Dhabi. The hotel has 242 rooms and apartments featuring modern Arabic décor and unmatched essence of traditional Arabian hospitality.

The hotel features six restaurants and bars, a temperature-controlled swimming pool, designated gym and spa facilities for men and women, flood-lit tennis courts, children’s play area and a recreation center.

Set to attract both leisure and business travelers, the hotel is just five-minutes away from Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, 10 minutes away from Abu Dhabi International Airport, 15 minutes away from Abu Dhabi landmarks including Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Yas Island and Saadiyat Island and 20 minutes away from Abu Dhabi City.


Emirates Palace

Mandarin Oriental Emirates Palace

Opened: January 2020

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group took over management of the iconic Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. The Emirates Palace hotel sits on a 1.3-kilometer private beachfront, featuring 394 guestrooms and suites, 12 restaurants and bars, 40 meeting rooms, a concert grade auditorium and a ballroom that can accommodate up to 2,500 people. Leisure facilities include a marina, two swimming pools, a spa, and two fitness centers.

The resort’s luxurious rooms and suites offer an exceptional comforting experience, with beautiful ocean and landscaped garden views. Indulge in the award-winning thirteen restaurants and lounges, relax at the impeccable spa or beachfront cabanas. Emirates Palace is an unforgettable lifetime experience.

Located only 40 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and 90 minutes from Dubai Airport, the property is walking distance to Marina Mall and other major shopping attractions. The Grand Mosque and Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre is only 20 minutes away.


Fairmont Marina Abu Dhabi

Fairmont Marina Abu Dhabi

Opening: March 2020

Located in a 39-story hotel and residential building on Al Kasir Island, Fairmont Marina Abu Dhabi will offer views of the Corniche and Abu Dhabi skyline. The hotel will offer a private beach, five swimming pools, and watersports facilities. It will also offer Willow Stream Spa facilities, with 12 treatment rooms for men and women.

The Fairmont hotel features 563 guest rooms, with King, Twin, Deluxe, Gold and Signature categories, with sea views or Corniche views. It will also feature some 249 serviced apartments inside the complex.

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The WB Abu Dhabi

Opening: 2021

The world’s first Warner Bros. branded hotel – The WB Abu Dhabi – is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Set to open in 2021, The WB Abu Dhabi will be located adjacent to the award-winning Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park and is set to be a major addition to Yas Island’s immersive hospitality and leisure attractions.

The WB Abu Dhabi will feature more than 250 rooms over eight levels, with modern décor that celebrates Warner Bros.’ extensive film and television library. The property’s contemporary design will also include signature WB restaurants, a premier spa and fitness club, and a shaded rooftop pool where guests can take in Yas Island’s distinctive skyline.

The hotel will provide families with a range of leisure amenities, including a child-friendly pool as well as indoor and outdoor Kid’s Club options. While appealing to families, the hotel will also incorporate all the facilities that a broad spectrum of business and leisure guests could need, including a large ballroom, a range of high quality and adaptable meeting rooms, and a fully-equipped fitness center and beauty parlor.