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.
Honeymooners, family breaks and dynamic meetings. Everyone will adore the private beach setting and views of Abu Dhabi’s landmarks.
Being at the heart of Abu Dhabi’s vibrant Corniche waterfront, putting you in reaching distance of the capital’s enchanting attractions.
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.
Five fantastic restaurants and two bars ensure guests can find food for every mood at the Bab Al Qasr. You’ll find treats from across the world at Fresh Basil, the on-site delicatessen.
Vibrant paella and succulent steaks await at the award-winning Rosemary Restaurant where the Mediterranean-inspired menu offers up the flavours of Spain and Italy, alongside sweet jugs of sangria.
The Loop provides refreshments throughout the day by the pool, pick from handmade pizzas, burgers and a fantastic drinks menu.
Over at the Rosé Café Lounge, you’ll find an extensive wine menu, cocktails and cheeses for a sophisticated end to any day. For a more informal setting, the Arabic-inspired Morjana is the perfect place to chat over mint tea, fruit and fresh pastries made on-site by specialist chefs.
There’s something for everyone at Artisan Kitchen with fresh pasta from Italy, Indian curries, Moroccan tagines and a range of Arabic delicacies. Artisan is also the home of the hotel’s broad breakfast offering.
Let stress slide away with a massage at the Ayana Spa. An exclusive selection of spa treatments brings together traditional practices, aromatherapy and modern techniques so you can enjoy a blissful afternoon of restorative wellness therapies.
Pamper yourself to perfection with a range of facials designed to reinvigorate skin and boost healthy collagen levels for a younger look. Choose the traditional Four Hands Massage to experience refined relaxation as two massage therapists target multiple parts of the body at once.
Work up a sweat at the hotel’s fully stocked fitness suite, featuring a large free weights and strength training area, multiple supported strength machines, and a broad selection of cardio equipment.
For those looking for something less energetic, an afternoon at the infinity pool awaits. Lose yourself in your favourite holiday read poolside, taking a dip in the temperature-controlled waters when it’s time to cool off.
Bab Al Qasr’s private beach means you can make the most of the glorious Abu Dhabi sunshine without leaving the hotel. With shaded loungers for peaceful reading and open sands for family games, there is plenty to enjoy.
Guests can also head to the hotel’s infinity pool, complete with cocktail bar serving drinks and light refreshments. This is the perfect place to end your day after exploring the capital and runs alongside the hotel promenade, in full view of the beautiful Arabian Gulf.
The superb location means there is plenty on your doorstep too. The adjoining Corniche promenade and beach is a favourite among locals for watching the sunset and whiling away the afternoon.
Al Bateen Beach promises an action-packed afternoon on the sands, with kayak and jet ski hire for thrill-seekers. There’s plenty of chance to join in regular games of beach volleyball too. This southern beach can be reached in 15 minutes by car from the hotel.
The pristine sands of Saadiyat Island are some of the best in Abu Dhabi and are just a 20-minute drive from Bab Al Qasr Hotel too.
The hotel is finely designed for seamless indoor and outdoor living. The Bab Al Qasr’s magnificent Arabic facade blends into the private beach area, completing the transition from five-star luxury to sparkling Arabian Gulf with ease.
The private, palm-fringed beach is wonderfully secluded for a tranquil escape, where bubbling waves lap lazily at the soft, sandy shores. Shaded loungers provide the perfect spot for a cocktail and a snooze, while there is ample space for family beach fun and games.
A wonderful location at the head of the Corniche ensures guests at the Bab Al Qasr awake to inspiring views. Whether it’s the sun rising over the rolling waves of the waterfront or the grand peaks of the Presidential Palace, you’re able to soak up everything Abu Dhabi has to offer.
The promenade is accessible directly from the hotel, ideal for a morning stroll or bicycle hire from one of the nearby vendors.
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.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is an exquisite example of Arabic architectural beauty. The nation’s largest mosque, its stunning white domes dominate the Abu Dhabi skyline. Admire the intricate facades, jewel-encrusted columns and Islamic artwork.
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.
Splash down in Yas Waterworld and try out over 40 rides, slides and attractions – plenty for a full-day trip. Brave the rapids, slip down the slides or jump aboard the rides at this action-packed family favourite.
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.
Yes, the helpful Bab Al Qasr staff are always on hand to assist with any queries you may have. They’re passionate about Abu Dhabi and want to help you make the most of your trip and can assist with organising activities.
Half-board stays include access to the Artisan Kitchen, featuring a wide selection of tasty global dishes, chef’s specials and local favourites. Breakfast and dinner is included in half-board stays, with the wider choice of dining options and bars available for a small fee.
Universal access plug sockets are located in every room. There are also universal plug adaptors available at reception, though these are subject to availability. You might consider packing your own ahead of your journey.
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