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Liwa Hotel

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Western Region, Liwa, Mezaira | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Bangkok, Thailand
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77 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a long drive from Abu Dhabi City, but well worth the trip. The hotel sits on a hillside overlooking the area. Rooms are comfortable. Lobby and public areas and especially the grounds and the pool area are all excellent. Staff are all helpful. Since there were only few guests at the time, I was able to order any and... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Liwa Hotel! We are elated to peruse your perfect star adorned review of our hospitality on TripAdvisor. Thank you for entitling us as a great break and escape from the busy cities on the coast. Our location actually serves as an abode of peace and solitude to our guests. We are pleased to learn that you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The check in at the hotel was really shocking as they could not locate our booking and after long struggle the room was nice with balcony but scary at night. The food was really poor needs improvement.The staff at restaurant was fantastic. The swimming pool was really dirty and the bees flying nearby was all scary experience. The lobby was... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Liwa Hotel! Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We cherish your positive feedback on our well-maintained lobby area. Our most diligent associates are very happy to receive your appreciation. Guest satisfaction has always been our ultimate aim in return of our hospitality but we regret the fact that, in your case, we could not... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The hotel is old and it shows but the staff and the service more than make up for it. The architecture, reminiscent of traditional forts, was once painted bright white. Time and nature have taken their toll though and the façade could now do with a touch up. The lobby was spacious, well-lit and gracefully furnished. We were welcomed with... More 

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1 Thank Diya-logues
AlMarfa-PearlHotels, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Liwa Hotel! We thank you for applauding our hospitality on this forum. At our hotel, we strive for guest satisfaction and we are delighted to learn that your partner and you had a wonderful stay with us. Our hospitable associates are dedicated to offer uncompromising services to our guests and we are happy to know that... More 

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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

One of the Best Places i have ever been to... this resort is in liwa oasis near moreeb dunes.... a beautiful location in the middle of the desert offering very comfortable stay at a reasonable price.... the restaurants are very good and the staffs hospitality is amazing....

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Liwa Hotel! The header of your review made our day. Thank you for bestowing upon us the perfect star rating on this esteemed travel forum. We are elated to learn that our strategic location added value to your stay. Appreciate your accolades regarding the various dining outlet at our hotel. Our associates work hard to make... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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134 reviews
108 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This was my 5th stay at the Liwa Hotel , and I still love it. Its an old property, but the hotel aged gracefully. The building, grounds and facilities are in good shape for its age. Staff is now mainly from Bhutan, and they are so friendly and obliging. Food was decent, with a good breakfast and dinner spread.

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Liwa Hotel! It is such a pleasure to host a returning guest and reviews like these stands as a testimony to our service standards that offer an unforgettable experience to our guests. Thank you for your review adorned with the perfect stars. Your warm comments for our associates have been accepted with much gusto. It is... More 

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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Decided to revisit Liwa - a bit of a sentimental journey as we had visited with our children about 12 years ago when the UAE was a different place! This 3 star hotel is in a bit of a time warp and clearly struggles to compete with the newer hotels around. However it was a very relaxing stay. We were... More 

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1 Thank Jayne H
AlMarfa-PearlHotels, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Liwa hotel! We appreciate your review stating how you enjoyed a trip down the memory lane in UAE while staying with us. Thank you for showering compliments on our most hospitable team of associates and our delectable range of culinary fares. We also understand your difficulties that have marred your stay from being the most perfect... More 

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

the hotel is amazing, staff are helpful, room was very clean , amazing big balcony, nice swimming pool, special thanks to the Egyptian guy "i forgot his name" who helped me when the sand bike stucked twice, actually i am surprised that the hotel is 3 stars only, it should be minimum 4, thanks liwa hotel, it was an amazing... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Liwa Hotel! We are much elated to note your perfectly starred review on TripAdvisor. Thank you for showering compliments on our property, accommodation, in-room facilities and recreational amenities. Your special mention of our associates has won their hearts and they are much inspired to work even better to ensure a comfortable stay for the guests. Book... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This hotel is nice and clean. The rooms are pretty big, with high ceilings, and a nice big terrace. Too bad that the view is not on the pool and dunes, but on the parking lot, with a view on some dunes as well. There is only one restaurant, which limits the choice when you stay for a week-end; the... More 

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Thank Papillon123
AlMarfa-PearlHotels, General Manager at Liwa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Liwa Hotel! We are pleased to note your feedback on TripAdvisor. It was great to know that you liked our spacious accommodation and our culinary fares. At the same time, we regret the inconveniences that you had to face during your stay. Please be assured that we have taken your suggestions very seriously and shall implement... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This was our 6th time staying at this hotel...which considering that it is a 2-3 hour drive from Abu Dhabi is testament in itself. Reception was efficient as usual with a lovely cold welcoming drink on arrival. Room clean, cool and comfortable with lovely views from the balcony of the sun setting at night. Food more than adequate and the... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Liwa Hotel! Thank you for staying at our hotel and sharing your generous feedback on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to note that your stay at our hotel was at par with excellence. Your generous appreciation of our ambience, services, location, food and especially the views is very encouraging and will lead us to scale greater heights,... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Our room was rather lovely, really stylish, unique with interconnecting rooms for families. Our quality of sleep was very good, the A/C effective,the room had blackout blinds and the WiFi was good. The location is great and it is ideal for the Empty Quarter but sadly the management fails to deliver. The food is terrible, my steak was cold, next... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greetings from Liwa Hotel! Thank you for writing this review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to receive accolades for our stylistically decorated Rooms, Amenities, Location and the Room Services. We are aimed to offer our guests the highest standards in Hospitality. We have also taken note of the concerns you expressed. Be assured that this is not the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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 

Additional Information about Liwa Hotel

Address: Western Region, Liwa, Mezaira | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Liwa Oasis
Price Range: $93 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Liwa Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 66
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