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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 exclusive views of the Grand Mosque to opera performances at sunset, the resort celebrates the extraordinary. Other amenities include:

  • Over 23,000 sq ft of event space
  • Live entertainment dining experiences
  • Restaurants from Arabic to a steakhouse
  • One of Abu Dhabi's largest outdoor pools
  • Club Lounge with panoramic views
  • A spacious majlis for VIP gatherings

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Guest Room Features & Amenities

  • Breathtaking views of the pool, beach or gardens 
  • 300-thread-count linens featuring our signature acanthus leaf motif 
  • Spacious wardrobe 
  • Marble bath with Asprey amenities
  • Separate shower 
  • Separate WC 
  • Double vanities 
  • Shaving/make-up mirror and hair dryer 
  • Plush terry robes, towels and slippers 
  • High-speed wired and wireless Internet access 
  • 42-inch LCD TV with local and international channels 
  • Fully stocked honour bar 
  • Safety deposit box 
  • 24-hour in-room dining 
  • Twice-daily housekeeping attention 
  • Iron and ironing board 
  • Shoe-shine service 
  • Laundry and valet services
  • Complimentary local newspaper 
  • Smoking and non-smoking rooms

Property Features & Amenities

  • Private beach
  • Sprawling 1,600-square-meter outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness centre featuring state-of-the-art equipment 
  • Business centre offering a full range of services
  • Dedicated prayer rooms for ladies and gentlemen (currently closed)
  • Child-friendly amenities include Ritz Kids
  • 24-hour currency exchange and ATM
  • 24-hour complimentary valet parking (upon request)
  • Excursions to local attractions available through Desert Gate Tourism
  • High-end shopping at our luxury boutiques

Business Services

  • Copy service
  • Secretarial service
  • Network/Internet printing
  • Fee for each additional page of outgoing fax
  • Fee for first page of outgoing fax
  • Post/parcel
  • Full business center, onsite
  • On-site business center is staffed

The Club Level Lounge

Offering a panoramic view of Al Maqta creek from its glass walls, the Club Level Lounge offers an intimately private setting for guests of The Ritz-Carlton Club Level. In addition to an elevated level of service, the Lounge offers:

  • Continuous culinary offerings including breakfast (6:30 to 11 a.m.); midday snacks (12 to 2 p.m.); afternoon tea and light snacks (2 to 4 p.m.); evening hors d’oeuvres (5 to 8 p.m.) and cordials and desserts (8 to 10 p.m.) 
  • Complimentary coffee and cookies in the Club Lounge operating hours
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access 
  • Personal computers for guest use 
  • Complimentary pressing for two pieces per room, per day

We kindly request that guests observe the following during their Club Level Lounge visit:

  • A non-smoking policy is observed 
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times; no children under the age of 12 are permitted after 8 p.m. 
  • Appropriate clothing and footwear is required at all times 
  • Club Level guests may invite visitors, subject to availability, at a supplementary charge 
  • Applicable food and beverage charges will be applied to guests who choose to enjoy breakfast in their room or one of our hotel restaurants

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 3 p.m.
  • Check-out: 12 p.m.
  • Early check-in is guaranteed for rooms reserved for one night prior to the arrival date
  • Late check-out is subject to availability. A half-day charge is applied for late check-out between noon to 6 p.m. and a full-day charge thereafter.
  • Pets: Kindly note that dogs and cats are not allowed
  • Maximum guests per room: Deluxe king, two; Deluxe double, four; Executive Suite, 3
  • Tours and motorized/non-motorized sport activities: Our concierge desk will gladly provide information regarding off-property activities. However, the hotel does not accept any legal liability under any circumstances.
  • Valid passport/Emirates ID required at check-in for each guest


Children Amenities

  • Ritz Kids dedicated check-in area
  • Mini canvas tote bags
  • Welcome amenities with rubber ducks
  • Child-safe bath amenities

Green Initiatives

The Ritz-Carlton, Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is aligned to The Ritz-Carlton social and environmental responsibility program, Community Footprints.


  • Main entrance
  • Registration desk
  • Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening
  • Hotel has on site accessible self-parking
  • Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
  • Restaurants and lounges
  • Meeting spaces
  • Pool entrances
  • Fitness center entrance
  • Pathway to registration desk
  • Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities


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