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Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi

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Shk Khalifa St, Abu Dhabi 73095 United Arab Emirates
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#138 of 163 in Abu Dhabi
Location
3.6
Cleanliness
3.4
Service
3.2
Value
3.0

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Abu Dhabi, Howard Johnson Hotel Abu Dhabi is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Howard Johnson Hotel Abu Dhabi makes it easy to enjoy the best of Abu Dhabi.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar, and you can stay connected during your stay as Howard Johnson Hotel Abu Dhabi offers guests free wifi.

The hotel features a 24 hour front desk, room service, and baggage storage. Plus, Howard Johnson Hotel Abu Dhabi offers a fitness center and a lounge, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

Nearby landmarks such as Abu Dhabi Dates Market (1.7 mi) and Qasr Al Hosn (1.7 mi) make Abu Dhabi Howard Johnson a great place to stay when visiting Abu Dhabi.

Travelers looking to enjoy some lobster can head to Zuma, Al Dhafra, or Finz. Otherwise, you may want to check out a wine bar such as Jazz & Fizz Bar or La Cava.

Abu Dhabi is also known for some great art galleries, including Warehouse 421, Etihad Modern Art Gallery, and N2N Art Gallery, which are not too far from Howard Johnson Abu Dhabi.

Whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure or both, Howard Johnson Hotel Abu Dhabi is sure to make your visit to Abu Dhabi one worth remembering.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Babysitting
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Salon
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Arabic and 4 more

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Grade: 89 out of 100
109Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Edward M wrote a review Dec 2021
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KEEP OFF THIS HOTEL!!! Not worth anyone’s penny! Pathetic Customer Service! Deplorable Room Conditions! Malfunctioned Air Conditioning! Rudest Staff! HIDDEN COSTS!! Damp carpets! Whole lot of Ratchet!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Prince wrote a review Apr 2021
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Sadly it is so disappointing to visit a place u call home away from home but then a hostess tells u to get out coz u can’t wait for friends. Very rude and wen I complained to the manager at the exit he said it’s my fault that I have to wait . Kiss me goodbye me and my friends will never be at that club till changes have been made. Rude customer service and no clue about customer care
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled
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SBak06 wrote a review Jan 2021
Gdynia, Poland5 contributions2 helpful votes
The furniture in the room is worn and needs to be replaced. It's generally dirty, lots of bugs. Air conditioning doesn't work properly. The quality of food is very poor. Staff avoids answering questions and does not follow guests' requests.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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r1c7rrr wrote a review Apr 2020
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates27 contributions24 helpful votes
Room has cockroaches everywhere. Air conditioning is poor, it is hot you can’t sleep well. Staff are nice. WiFi average speed. Location is good. Will not recommend this place to anyone unless they solve the issue on air conditioning and roaches.
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Date of stay: April 2020Trip type: Traveled
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John Ally wrote a review Dec 2019
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Rooms was very nice. Front office staff was very helpful and friendly. Free water , internet , and coffee. Spacious Rooms. Restaurant food was very tasty. i booked the room on call , and response of staff was very polite.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Room Tip: Always take room on new floor and middle order
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Aamir A wrote a review Apr 2019
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Good Stuff:- Room was nice Really good price if you are single and need a place which is not too expensive and clean and a nice size room Close to a lot of places makes it convenient Good Entertainment Restaurants, Bars, Disco inside the hotel Bad Stuff:- -Not ideal for families as lots of bachelors, guys maybe younger couples attend the Entertainment Restaurants, Bars, Disco inside the hotel
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Juana DC wrote a review Apr 2019
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates10 contributions1 helpful vote
WE FOUND TERMITES ON THE BED AND IN THE SHOWER THERE IS SOME LEAK IN THE CEILING- was not able to call maintenance to fix it because we were about to check out and didn’t want to stay more in this hotel. Also Front office was unapproachable and disrespectful to us. I usually book hotel whenever I’m in Abu dhabi and my friends usually visits me in my hotel room , Unfortunately with this hotel they stopped me and friends in an very unkind way telling me that I only booked for 2 people for that room, since We were 4 people going up my friends need to present their ID in the reception- I have no issues with this because they are just doing their job what I didn’t like was the approach. The guy approached us was rude and the tone of voice was a little bit harsh.I was disappointed with their customer service that even when they returned my friends’ IDs they didn’t smile nor speak to us. I felt discriminated with their action seeing how they interacted with other nationality.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled
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David C wrote a review Apr 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates3 contributions3 helpful votes
To be fair the hotel was fine, room was nice enough , bed was comfortable , location really central, staff we're hospitable. The thing which left a really bad impression was a parking ticket directly outside the hotel itself on departure. The previous day I'd been instructed to park directly in front of the hotel from a guy in a valet outfit and he explained if I paid him it was okay to remain there for 24hrs.You can imagine my surprise to wake up to a parking fine. I raised the issue with staff in the morning and no one really wanted to take responsibility for it. I've messaged the hotel directly since then and had no response. If there's no parking available please be clear about it and communicate it properly. I stay in downtown hotels most weeks and I'm aware a few places take money on arrival and sort out the parking fee. I presumed this was a similar arrangement. Otherwise why even bother with a valet in the first place?
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Date of stay: March 2019
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JAN S wrote a review Feb 2019
Victorias City, Philippines3 contributions1 helpful vote
In city center, near to restaurants, bus, shopping malls. Accessibility is superb to anything you want. Good staffs and fast check in and check out. Deluxe room is very spacious and bed is so big.....
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Hakima Khatif wrote a review Dec 2018
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates47 contributions13 helpful votes
I've heard about the place from a friend that the massage was great , so I called for a booking, required a Thai lady unfortunately I can't remember the name , and the least I can tell she was awesome, she knew were it was hurting and she massaged my back exactly how I needed it to be done, definitely coming back . I recommend the big Thai lady.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Traveled
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PRICE RANGE
$48 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
howard johnson abu dhabi, abu dhabi howard johnson
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Howard Johnson Diplomat Hotel
LOCATION
United Arab EmiratesEmirate of Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
136
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Frequently Asked Questions about Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi
Which popular attractions are close to Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi?
Nearby attractions include Grand Al Mariah Cinema (0.06 miles) and Eldorado Cinema (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi?
Conveniently located restaurants include Market Kitchen, Parmigiana Italian Restaurant, and Stratos.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center and an outdoor pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Russian, Hindi, Arabic, Filipino, and Bulgarian.
Are there any historical sites close to Howard Johnson by Wyndham Abu Dhabi?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Qasr Al Hosn (1.2 miles), Heritage Village (2.6 miles), and Dhafeer Fort (1.6 miles).