Welcome to The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

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The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, set against a backdrop of the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, features 447 luxurious guestrooms and suites, as well as 85 private 1- and 2-bedroom villas, and five 3-bedroom villas. Inspired by the 15th to early 17th century Renaissance architecture and the urban planning of the city of Venice, the waterfront property consists of ten stately buildings arranged in a crescent formation, completed with artfully designed water features and manicured gardens. The culinary journey at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal begins with each ingredient selected to suit even the most discerning palate and ends with the fond farewell of the renowned Ritz-Carlton service. Guests can choose from 8 hotel restaurants, including 3 signature restaurants – Lebanese, Asian, and Steakhouse. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi provides 2,182 square meters (23,484 square feet) of flexible meeting space, including a magnificent 1,550-square meter (16,685 square foot) ballroom.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Legendary Arabic Luxury. Italian-Inspired Style.

Escape to a world of Middle Eastern opulence at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal. From sunrises over Al Maqta Creek to sunsets that illuminate Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, every moment reawakens the senses. Located within 10 Venetian-inspired buildings that form a crescent around one of the city’s largest outdoor pools, the resort features eight restaurants, five-star accommodations, and 23,000 sq ft of event space.

Rabdan Villa - Living Room

Rooms & Suites

Abu Dhabi
Dining Experiences
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Resort Membership

Enjoy our Elite benefits for one month, including daily access to the Health Club, pool, and beach and selected savings on dining experiences.

Rabdan Villa - Living Room

Experience an Elevated Level of Luxury

The three-bedroom villa with a private pool employs elegant interior design, mirroring how Abu Dhabi celebrates its rich cultural heritage.

Shaded restaurant terrace at evening with views of the olive grove and mosque

Global Cuisine to Engage the Senses

Discover lavish dining experiences throughout our signature restaurants.

Breathtaking Wedding Venues

Setting a new standard in romantic elegance, discover the stunning indoor and outdoor venues ideally suited to wedding celebrations.

Spectacular wedding reception in shades of cream held within a grand ballroom

Abu Dhabi Venues for Elevated Meetings

Like the hotel itself, meetings here are executed on a grand scale. Set amid the hotel’s 57 lushly landscaped acres, business meetings and events are hosted in elegant ballrooms, state-of-the-art meeting rooms or outdoor venues overlooking the Abu Dhabi’s iconic mosque. Event experts are available to assist with every detail and decision, and meeting planners have an array of amenities, facilities and venues to select from.

Meeting Venue
Hotel Events Spotlight

Renay Nel at Sorso

Sorso presents a new addition to our performance showcase with Renay Nel. A natural performer whose warm sounds of Jazz and Soul are led by her powerful vocal range, Renay is versatile in her performances and lives to entertain. Originally from Cape Town, South Africa, her artistry experiences span across Asia, Africa, and as well as the United Arab Emirates. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is excited to showcase Renay at Sorso and other exciting offers for our guests. Live show days: Wednesday to Saturday | 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. Saturdays: 2 additional sets between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Signature cocktail

Lobster Night at Li Jiang

Savor freshly caught lobster with a set menu for the ages that incorporates the very best of culinary arts.

Fresh and colorful salad with shrimp set on an outdoor table


The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

PO Box 91888, Al Maqta Area, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 2-8188888
Distance from Property: 24.6 KM
Phone Number: +971 2-5055555
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Distance from Property: 152 KM
Phone Number: +971 4-2245555
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Private Car Service

Limousine/Van Service


Bus Station

Abu Dhabi Bus Terminal

What To Expect

We Are Delighted To Welcome You

Journey Into
Inspiring Destinations

Property Details


Fitness Center

Outdoor Pool

Beach Access

24 Hour Room Service

Daily Housekeeping

Turndown Service

Meeting Space

Convenience Store

Gift Shop

Dry Cleaning Service


Activities for Kids

Room Service

Wake up Calls

Free Wifi


Service Request

Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 12:00 pm

Pet Policy

Pets Not Allowed

No pets allowed

Parking Complimentary On-Site Parking
Complimentary Valet Parking
Electric Car Charging Station
Policies and Payments

Accepts: Cash, Credit Cards

Contactless mobile payments


Concierge desk service

Currency Exchange

Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:
English, Arabic, Hindi, Spanish, French

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +971 2-8188888

Accessible Hotel Features

Property has elevators

Service Animals are Welcome

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool

Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible

Main Entrance is Accessible

Meeting Spaces are Accessible

On-Site Restaurants are Accessible

Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers

Bathtub Grab Rails

Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors

Electronic Room Key

Flashing Door Knockers

Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing

Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits

Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Electrical Outlets

Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

Roll-in Shower

Room Windows Open

Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors

Secondary Locks on Room Windows

TTY/TTD Compatible

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors


Carbon Footprint: 177.84 kg per room night

Water Footprint: 2355.72 liters per room night

Environmental Practices

Guest Room Recycling

Electric car charging