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Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche

Corniche, Abu Dhabi

All about Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche

Offering stunning views of the Arabian Gulf, the Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche is a luxurious hotel that provides a five-star service for all guests. Guests will discover a stunning spa facility, swimming pool, whirlpool and a fitness centre with the latest equipment all on site. There is also an exclusive Ladies Gym. 

When it comes to dining there are five restaurants serving an array of international cuisine, from Lebanese to French, as well as two cafes, a jazz bar and a lounge that offers a selection of light bites. 

Whichever room or suite you choose for your party, you’ll see sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf. Modern amenities include coffee machines, in-room sound systems and 40-inch widescreen TVs.

If you’re booking a business trip to Abu Dhabi, the Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche has what you need. There are eight function rooms and two ballrooms across twin dedicated floors – ideal for meetings or large-scale events. The Sofitel also offers the services of their team of expert planners. 

The hotel is just a five-minute drive to Abu Dhabi Mall, and offers a complimentary shuttle bus to a range of attractions including Corniche Beach, Marina Mall and Yas Mall and Ferrari World™ Abu Dhabi on Yas Island. 

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Couples, families and business guests seeking a lavish hotel in an enviable location with a range of first-class amenities. 

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You’ll love…

Experiencing a variety of regional delicacies at the hotel’s award-winning restaurants and admiring the picturesque Corniche right on your doorstep.

Hotel amenities

Setting the scene

Whichever room you choose at the Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche features an art-deco design that perfectly blends French elegance with Middle Eastern sophistication. Every room offers breathtaking views across the Corniche and the cityscape, plus plush furnishings and amenities – including a Bose Wave sound system, 40-inch TV and high-speed internet. 

There are six different rooms to choose from, with sea and city views available. The opulent bathrooms feature both a deep bathtub and a walk-in rain shower, and the softest bathrobes, towels and slippers.

Upgrade to a luxury room or suite and enjoy exclusive access to Club Millésime executive lounge and a premium personalised service. Visit the lounge for all-day refreshments or canapes and drinks in the evening. 

Each generously sized suite comes with a king-sized bed, a separate living area, and a personal butler who will be on hand to help throughout your stay. 

The hotel offers a 24-hour in-room dining service, a babysitting service and a sleep menu – catering for every guest’s personal requirements and schedule.

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What’s nearby

Thanks to its location on the Corniche, there are a wealth of attractions close to the hotel. 

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is just 15 minutes away from the Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche. Architecturally stunning, visitors can explore the iconic prayer hall and marvel at the 82 white-marbled domes and reflective pools. Free to enter, the mosque features over 1,000 amethyst-and-jasper-embedded columns and the world’s largest hand-woven carpet. 

For those wishing to indulge in some retail therapy, Abu Dhabi Mall is just a five-minute drive away, while Marina Mall is 15 minutes away. 

The Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche also provides a free shuttle bus to Ferrari World™ Abu Dhabi on Yas Island, which is home to the world’s fastest rollercoaster. 

While on the island, visit Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Formula One™ Abu Dhabi Etihad Airways Grand Prix, where you can have a tour of the track or even test your driving skills on the iconic circuit. 

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Designed by award-winning architect Jean Nouvel, this eye-catching museum is home to thousands of artefacts that tell the story of the region as well as compelling pieces from acclaimed artists such as Vincent van Gogh and Pablo Picasso. 

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Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

Boasting a stunning beachfront location with views of the Arabian Gulf, the par-72 course was designed by legendary golfer Gary Player. It provides a great challenge for beginners and keen amateurs alike who want to test their skills during their stay. 

qasr al hosn

Qasr Al Hosn

Once home to the ruling family and the oldest structure in the whole of the UAE, this fascinating site explores how Abu Dhabi transformed from a fishing and pearling village into a global metropolis. 


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How to get here from the airport

The Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche is located 18 miles (29 kilometres) away from Abu Dhabi International Airport. The journey by car takes around 25 minutes. 

You can book a transfer ahead of time with Etihad for a seamless and comfortable journey from the airport. 

Local taxis are also plentiful, and hotel can arrange for an airport pick-up, with a limo service also available. 



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