Welcome to The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
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.
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.
Rooms & Suites
Luxury Haven in Abu Dhabi
Nestled into 57 acres of lush gardens and shimmering pools, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal marries modern elegance with rich traditions. Here, just 20 minutes away from the airport, guests can surrender to experiences that captivate the senses. From sunrises over Al Maqta Creek to sunsets that illuminate Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the resort celebrates the extraordinary.
The ForgeNamed for the intricate process of forging a steak knife, this signature steakhouse offers premium cuts of meat from around the world and fine wines in a modern setting.
Li JiangAdorned in rich textiles and a vibrant color palette, this Asian restaurant features an open kitchen where diners can watch as chefs prepare traditional rice and noodle dishes.
MijanaRegional and Lebanese cuisines are showcased at this al fresco restaurant, and dinner can extend late into the night with shisha and traditional tea.
GiornotteAll-day dining restaurant serving light Mediterranean and features a popular Saturday brunch. Enjoy the outdoor patio overlooking the resort gardens.
DolceIndulge in a healthy balanced menu offering wellness drinks, keto, and vegan options alongside poke bowls.
Al FrescoOutdoor dining doesn’t get any more casual than our delightfully breezy pool and beach restaurant.
Sorso BarEnrich your evenings with the sensory delight that is the premium bar experience, in the heart of The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal.
Alba Lobby LoungeThis elegant café is the perfect place to have breakfast, informal meetings, a light fair, or a delightful Afternoon Tea.
Enjoy our Elite benefits for one month, including daily access to the Health Club, pool, and beach and selected savings on dining experiences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lobster Night at Li Jiang
Savor freshly caught lobster with a set menu for the ages that incorporates the very best of culinary arts.
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
PO Box 91888, Al Maqta Area, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Private Car Service
Abu Dhabi Bus Terminal
24 Hour Room Service
Dry Cleaning Service
Wake up Calls
Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Pets Not Allowed
No pets allowed
Accepts: Cash, Credit Cards
Contactless mobile payments
Concierge desk service
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
Property has elevators
Service Animals are Welcome
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
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
Room Windows Open
Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors
Secondary Locks on Room Windows
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
Guest Room Recycling
Electric car charging