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Where to stay?

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Where to stay?

Hi guys,

My wife and i are travelling to Abu Dhabi in a few weeks for 5 nights.

Ideally, we are looking for a 5* hotel with modern rooms, good breakfast, nice pool area and food options nearby. Our main aim for this trip is to relax and catch some sun. We liked the look of the Sofitel but i fear the pool are may be in shade for most of the day due to its proximity to high rise buildings?!

Our budget is approx £150/night

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1. Re: Where to stay?

It took me forever to try & decide a place to stay - we settled on Jumeirah Etihad Towers - maybe have a look at them. We leave in 2 weeks for our holiday so haven't stayed there yet but have heard plenty of good things.

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2. Re: Where to stay?

Sofitel is better location than Jumeirah Etihad Towers if you want places within walking distance to go /eat outside the hotel.

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3. Re: Where to stay?

*****UPDATE*****

After going back and forth between different hotels and considering staying in Dubai instead, we have finally booked a hotel.

Found a pretty good deal at the new Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal - 5 nights in a deluxe room with breakfast for £780.

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4. Re: Where to stay?

Have you seen the one review on trip advisor stating that hotel rooms not yet ready, hope they are finished by the time you arrive.

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5. Re: Where to stay?

Yeah, I read the only review available on TA. Hopefully, by the time we arrive, the rooms will be complete. If not, they will just need to upgrade us to one of the rooms which is complete, which is the level of service I would expect from one of the worlds top hotel brands :-)

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