bab al qasr hotel

Bab Al Qasr

Corniche, Abu Dhabi

All about Bab Al Qasr

Bab Al Qasr delivers five-star elegance in a breathtaking setting with stunning facilities, a selection of rooms and incredible dining options. 

This grand hotel occupies a central location on Abu Dhabi’s popular Corniche promenade, overlooking the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf and the landmark Qasr Al-Watan – the capital’s Presidential Palace. 

Bab Al Qasr effortlessly blends modern excellence with an appreciation for Arabic heritage. Rooms and facilities are finished with modern fittings, all set within Arabian-inspired interiors and a sweeping architectural design. 

The white sands of Corniche Beach are just a few steps away. Even closer still is the alluring infinity pool and the relaxing Ayana spa, which promises hours of unwinding in the sauna or steam room. 

Delicious dishes from across the globe await in Bab Al Qasr’s selection of seven restaurants and bars. Alternatively, a 24-hour service is available for private dining in your room.

Fitness enthusiasts can clock up the miles at the hotel’s gym, before cooling off in the pool. 

The hotel’s superb location makes it a perfect base for your Abu Dhabi adventure with the capital’s iconic landmarks all located within a short drive. 


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Perfect for...

Honeymooners, family breaks and dynamic meetings. Everyone will adore the private beach setting and views of Abu Dhabi’s landmarks. 

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You’ll love…

Being at the heart of Abu Dhabi’s vibrant Corniche waterfront, putting you in reaching distance of the capital’s enchanting attractions.  

Hotel amenities

Blissful and breathtaking

Matching modern amenities with a rich Arabic heritage, the Bab Al Qasr is a stunning choice of hotel for a stay in Abu Dhabi.

With 412 rooms, including 265 contemporary apartments and 114 elegant suites, the Bab Al Qasr is ideal for business guests and weekend breaks alike. 

Sweeping marble bathrooms and grand balconies overlooking cultural icons share suite space with touch screen technology and other innovative installations to make your stay as comfortable as possible. 

A selection of suites ensures there’s a room for every kind of visit. There are king size and double room bedrooms, professional studios with workspace facilities or exquisite club rooms with VIP access to a members’ only lounge. 

The two-floor club lounge is the perfect place to meet with friends or business clients for drinks and conversation, while the exclusive upper floor suites have views of the nearby Presidential Palace.

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What's nearby

The Bab Al Qasr is perfectly placed for exploring all the action and attractions on offer in Abu Dhabi. 

Corniche Beach is mere steps away. The palm-lined promenade is bursting with restaurants, cafes and spots from which to watch the sunset.

The hotel overlooks Qasr Al Watan, Abu Dhabi’s spectacular Presidential Palace. A guided tour will introduce you to the grand interiors and rooms used for royal and diplomatic events.

Explore a little further and visit the Heritage Village on Kasir Island, just a six-minute drive from the hotel. Here, you can trace the history of the UAE and discover a more traditional way of Arabic life lived by Bedouin ancestors. 

You’ll find plenty to do on Saadiyat Island too, a little over nine miles away. Book in at Saadiyat Beach Club for a day or take to the greens of Abu Dhabi Golf Club. The art collection at the Louvre Abu Dhabi is a must-see too. 

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Find catwalk-ready looks and big-name fashion brands at Marina Mall, situated on Abu Dhabi’s bustling Corniche promenade. Immerse yourself in the latest big-budget blockbuster at the VOX cinema, or jump into some family-friendly fun at the indoor trampoline park. 

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How to get here from the airport

Bab Al Qasr is around 35 minutes’ drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport, covering approximately 24 miles (38 kilometres). The most convenient and comfortable way to reach the hotel is by pre-booking a transfer with Etihad. Our chauffeur will be waiting for you when you land. 

Alternatively, there are several local taxi firms operating in the airport area. 

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