We have stayed twice at the Fairmont, both occasions for a rest and for 10 nights, stayed in a Gold room each time and thought the service was some of the best we have ever had in any hotel, the staff are a credit to the Fairmont and Abu Dhabi, the gold lounge really is a bit of self indulgence that was well worth it for the peace and quiet it offered, dedicated staff who could not do enough for us.
The hotel is a little out of the city but to be honest we were there for a rest and a bit of peace and quiet and the trip in by taxi was cheap quick and a change of an evening, went out for dinner a few times which was nice.
The pool area was busy on a Friday with it being the weekend and many local beach club members turning up, not a problem just get down earlier and bag yourself a bed!
Food choice was poor at the poolside for lunch to be honest, good but basic choice.
Rooms spacious modern and creek view were good and well looked after with twice a day service to keep the room tip top.
I have no complaints about this hotel and look forward to staying there again sooner rather than later.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Fairmont Bab Al Bahr boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi. With its striking, contemporary design, this beachfront hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 rooms and suites. Guests can enjoy world class on-site amenities, including private sandy beaches, an Olympic-length swimming pool, covered children’s pool, separate ladies’ and mixed-use gyms, business services and state-of-the-art conference facilities. Add to this an awarding winning portfolio of eight dining options; all delivered with genuine Arabic hospitality - the result is certain to exceed every guest’s highest expectations. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel Abu Dhabi