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Liwa Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sila highway, near Mezzaira village, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Riaan W Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not 4 star but a great and affordable 3 star. Good location with nice views over the desert. Close to Mooreb Dune. Good service, friendly staff. Food is very decent and affordable (e.g. AED120 for buffet). Pool area and pool bar is nice. Rooms are clean and has what most people need but quite old.

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AlMarfa-PearlHotels, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure welcoming you at Liwa Hotel and we are grateful to you that you shared your stay experience on TripAdvisor. The outstanding hilltop setting of Liwa Hotel indeed makes it a preferred getaway for relaxation. We are glad to know that you had a wonderful stay at our hotel and our amenities were at par... More

Edinburgh Scotland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Liwa Hotel with our daughter and family in mid-February this year. The hotel suited our needs perfectly. We had two bedrooms with large balconies on the first floor - with the three children sleeping on mattresses (which we had brought with us). The swimming pool was lovely, with bathing towels provided and a bar for ordering... More

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AlMarfa-PearlHotels, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure welcoming you at Liwa Hotel and we thank you for sharing your stay experience on TripAdvisor. Surrounded by lush green gardens between natural wind-carved sand dunes, our hotel offers travellers a perfect setting to unwind and recharge. We are glad that the facilities and recreational amenities made up for a great stay for you... More

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel was pleasant, quiet and relaxing. Rooms are very specious and balcony for my first floor room was very big and having nice garden view. It has good privacy and the rooms were clean, comfortable and nicely kept. The food was good. Staff was helpful and smiling. Inside corridors of the hotel were very nicely decorated, spacious and having very... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Even though the hotel was booked solid, we saw or heard very little of the other guests. The pool was clean and warm, with only a few people around it. Although, there were a lot of hornets. Our room was clean and properly cooled. The buffets were quite nice, but you must arrive early. The sunset and sunrise were quite... More

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AlMarfa-PearlHotels, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you had a great time and that our facilities were at par with your expectations. Located in the most spectacular hilltop setting, surrounded by lush green gardens between natural wind-carved sand dunes, Liwa Hotel is indeed the most sought... More

Abu Dhabi
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Truly arabic structure. We spent one night there. We made sure to call besides booking on Booking.com. We got a downstairs apartment with views of the parking lot. My mom is elderly and we wanted her close by to us, we got that. Rooms are comfortable and full of bees! So, although we had a balcony overlooking the parking space,... More

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AlMarfa-PearlHotels, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for sparing your time and sharing your experience with us on this forum. At our hotel, it our constant endeavor to provide a pleasant experience to our guests and we regret to learn about your inconveniences. We have shared your review with the entire team and are looking into the issues that you have mentioned.... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

It's our 4th time here since 2004, we always stayed at the 3 bdrm villas. Apparently there was a major change in the villa it has been refurbished i guess but the only problem that is still there is the staff. I understand that it's a 3 star hotel in the middle of nowhere but its not an excuse for... More

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AlMarfa-PearlHotels, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to welcome you again at Liwa Hotel, Abu Dhabi. We really value your patronage and appreciate your feedback. Your suggestions regarding the food and service have been duly noted and we assure you that they will be incorporated, as applicable. We... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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117 reviews 117 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Birth Place of Shaikh Zayed road, an isolated oasis in the great arabian great desert,200km from abudhabi, quite and silent place with few dese4rt resorts, well managed ,the night safari in desert wa s awesome

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AlMarfa-PearlHotels, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you had a great time and that our facilities were at par with your expectations. Located in the most spectacular hilltop setting, surrounded by lush green gardens between natural wind-carved sand dunes, Liwa Hotel is indeed the most sought... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Great place to unwind and enjoy the Moreeb Dune and the Liwa Oasis - you can relax in the pool or with a Abyangam massage. If you desire you can also take a camel ride. The Liwa Hotel is a true delight!

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AlMarfaLiwa, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review following your recent stay at Liwa Hotel. We are pleased to know that you had a great time and that our facilities were at par with your expectations. Located in the most spectacular hilltop setting, surrounded by lush green gardens between natural wind-carved sand dunes, Liwa Hotel is indeed the most sought after... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

When it was brand new, the Liwa Hotel must have been something out of this world. Time has moved on since then, but there is a real charm about the Liwa Hotel that puts it above other 3 star rated hotels. There are also some 'interesting' things within the hotel, like the obvious saving on electricity by having hardly any... More

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AlMarfaLiwa, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your enthusiasm for writing a review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you liked the charming atmosphere of Liwa Hotel. Located at the most spectacular hilltop setting, surrounded by lush green gardens between natural wind-carved sand dunes, Liwa Hotel is indeed the most sought after destination for a tranquil escapade. Liwa Hotel offers comfortable,... More

Houston
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is a 3-star hotel so we went there with that understanding. All of our expectations were met, and we enjoyed our two night stay. This hotel is a nice property but would not be considered a luxury hotel if that is what you are looking for. The staff were friendly and accommodating. The room was clean and comfortable with... More

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AlMarfaLiwa, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying at Liwa hotel and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Located overlooking a beautiful oasis in the Rub al Khali desert, our hotel is a perfect holiday destination for people who are looking to unwind and relax. We are glad to know that our services were at par with your expectations. Your note of... More

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Also Known As:
Liwa Hotel Emirate Of Abu Dhabi/Liwa Oasis
Address: Sila highway, near Mezzaira village, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Liwa Oasis
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Liwa Oasis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Liwa Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An Oasis of Tranquility. Our hotel is located at the most spectacular hilltop setting, surrounded by lush green gardens between natural wind-carved sand dunes in an untouched place. The white hotel with its traditional architectural design is truly the enchanted location of tranquility and one of the world’s most spectacular spots for travelers seeking a place to unwind, recharge and just relax.You will experience:• Dramatic nature scenery • Dry climate • Magical sun sets • A setting amongst the largest sand dunes in the World• True Heritage• UAE Culture with historic significance Nature and the Environment. The location of Liwa Hotel is definitely a unique, peaceful spot which plays host to a variety of native wild life species. A lucky visitor taking a walk just outside the hotel premises in the early hours of the morning might get a rare glimpse of a Falcon, desert fox, quail or an extremely elusive desert hare. The crisp, dry, clean air coupled with the songs of various types of bird species that has made the Liwa Hotel ground their home, make just waking up in the morning at any time of the year a truly magical moment. Liwa Hotel is committed to operating its activities in a complete environmentally friendly manner and it is the ultimate objective of the Hotel to expand and make its grounds a haven for all types of native animals and bird species, whether resident or migrant. History: The Liwa Oasis is the birth place of the ruling families of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. In 1793, the ruling family of the Abu Dhabi Emirate, Al Nahyan, moved their residence from Liwa to Abu Dhabi. The 39 villages that surround the oasis still provide a glimpse into the traditional life style of the inhabitants of the region. A historic fort which is located in one corner of the Oasis stands testimony to this bygone era. Whether you are a native, an expatriate living in UAE, or a tourist, surely The Liwa Hotel, the Oasis and the desert beyond will create an everlasting memory like no other. After all, this is the exact same landscape which captivated the famous British Explorer, Sir Wilfred Thesiger. ... more   less 
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An Oasis of Tranquility. Our hotel is located at the most spectacular hilltop setting, surrounded by lush green gardens between natural wind-carved sand dunes in an untouched place. The white hotel with its traditional architectural design is truly the enchanted location of tranquility and one of the world’s most spectacular spots for travelers seeking a place to unwind, recharge and just relax.You will experience:• Dramatic nature scenery • Dry climate • Magical sun sets • A setting amongst the largest sand dunes in the World• True Heritage• UAE Culture with historic significance Nature and the Environment. The location of Liwa Hotel is definitely a unique, peaceful spot which plays host to a variety of native wild life species. A lucky visitor taking a walk just outside the hotel premises in the early hours of the morning might get a rare glimpse of a Falcon, desert fox, quail or an extremely elusive desert hare. The crisp, dry, clean air coupled with the songs of various types of bird species that has made the Liwa Hotel ground their home, make just waking up in the morning at any time of the year a truly magical moment. Liwa Hotel is committed to operating its activities in a complete environmentally friendly manner and it is the ultimate objective of the Hotel to expand and make its grounds a haven for all types of native animals and bird species, whether resident or migrant. History: The Liwa Oasis is the birth place of the ruling families of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. In 1793, the ruling family of the Abu Dhabi Emirate, Al Nahyan, moved their residence from Liwa to Abu Dhabi. The 39 villages that surround the oasis still provide a glimpse into the traditional life style of the inhabitants of the region. A historic fort which is located in one corner of the Oasis stands testimony to this bygone era. Whether you are a native, an expatriate living in UAE, or a tourist, surely The Liwa Hotel, the Oasis and the desert beyond will create an everlasting memory like no other. After all, this is the exact same landscape which captivated the famous British Explorer, Sir Wilfred Thesiger. ... more   less 
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