Abu Dhabi is a powerhouse of the UAE with many accolades, one of them being the richest capital with ten percent of the world’s oil supply. It has not only grown as an economic and business leader, but also as a major luxury tourism and shopping destination. The city has a balanced mix of tradition, culture, and modernisation. Being the hub of numerous luxury hotels, Abu Dhabi comes forward as the ideal place to plan a luxurious vacation either with family or with a friend this UAE National Day (2nd December). Check out some luxury family hotels that are ideal for indulging a luxurious stay in the Emirati capital.
Jannah Buri Al Sarab
If you want to spend your trip in an opulent surrounding with beautiful views of the Gulf, this five-star luxury hotel is the place to be. Whether you are on a short business trip or a leisurely long family trip, there are rooms available to suit all needs. Be it the functional Deluxe Room, or the ultra lavish Penthouse, all 318 rooms have floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Enjoy surfing on the superfast hotel internet either lounging in the rooftop pool, or in the Jacuzzi. Savour delightful Arabic delicacies with panoramic city views at Malaba rooftop lounge restaurant, or relish world-class international cuisine at The Dining Room. Situated at a short distance from the Abu Dhabi International Airport, it is also significantly close to the Abu Dhabi Corniche and the Abu Dhabi Mall.
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Counted in the list of top-100 luxury hotels, this Thai architecture and culture inspired hotel stands out in the city. Located right in the middle of the upcoming business centre, it is close to the Corniche and the seaside promenade. The luxury family hotel is a short drive from the airport, as well as the Emirates National Auto Museum. The entire hotel décor is Thai inspired, the main feature being its glass tower and a splendid, soaring atrium. All 402 rooms offer splendid vistas of the city, through the ceiling to floor windows. The 1950’s style inspired bar is the best place to enjoy refreshing drinks, especially in the hot summer days. One can enjoy authentic Royal Thai cuisine at their famed restaurant Banjarong, or sip drinks while enjoying the panoramic cityscape on their rooftop pool bar, Breeze. The hotel features the signature Namm spa, a water-inspired healing and relaxing spa.
City Seasons Al Hamara Hotel
If you are planning a vacation especially on the upcoming UAE National Day (2nd December), and are looking for luxury family hotels well suited for your family needs, look no further than this hotel. Located in the middle of the business district, it is positioned at a short distance from the airport. It has several eating joints and major shopping malls nearby. The hotel has 310 spacious rooms with modern furnishing. The suites are ideal for an entire family to stay comfortably in one unit. The hotel provides a wide selection of cuisine in its specialty restaurants, like Thai cuisine based Keway Mai or the international cuisine based New Season restaurant.
One to One Hotel The Village
Situated in the heart of the city, this boutique hotel is the answer for all families planning to enjoy a luxurious stay during the upcoming vacation of UAE National Day (2nd December). The 128 rooms are designed in contemporary décor, equipped with elegant furnishing and best of amenities. There is a rooftop temperature controlled pool and a sundeck to relax. The hotel has Middle Eastern cuisine. The hotel lies close to the Emirates Palace, the Cultural Foundation, the Heritage Village, the Women’s Craft Centre, and the famous Shaikh Zayed Mosque.
Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan
Looking for a sophisticated hotel which highlights quality family time, consider the Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan. Out of the 361 rooms, the family rooms are designed in a kid-friendly manner. A temperature controlled outdoor pool for children and adults, sauna, spa, and fitness centre are among few other amenities offered, to keep all the members of the family fully entertained. The hotel has a 24-hrs restaurant offering various cuisines. Amber Bar is perfect for unwinding with refreshing drinks.
Gloria Downtown Hotel
One of the leading luxury family hotels in Abu Dhabi, discoverable near the business and commercial centre and at a stone’s throw away from the Corniche, World Trade Centre, and Marina Mall. The unique features of Gloria Downtown Hotel are the Diplomatic Suites, which come with their private balconies, interlocking rooms, and spacious rooms ideal for families or people planning group holidays on the UAE Day (2nd December). The property even has rooms specially designed for differently-abled individuals. One can either opt for their specialised tour packages or relax at the spa, jacuzzi or the outdoor swimming pool.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Located in the centre of the Al Maryah Island, Rosewood Abu Dhabi boasts of 154 guestrooms, 35 suites and 131 serviced apartments elaborately designed and fitted with the best furnishing offering world-class amenities. This exclusive waterfront property unveils excellent views of the Arabian Gulf. One can savour different cuisines at any of its nine specialty restaurants, unwind at the lounge, relax at the Rosewood spa or take a swim in the huge temperature-controlled outdoor pool. Rose Buds is an entertainment section, designed specifically for children.
Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
This French hotel giant is built on the Corniche Road, making it privy to breath-taking views of the Corniche water front, and the cityscape. It boasts of 280 rooms, designed in a chic way. All rooms offer excellent bay front vistas and are equipped with Bose speakers and MyBed- the best in the luxury class segment. The three restaurants and three bars, ensure the very best of international cuisine and refreshing drinks. Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche is located very close to the Port Zayd, the Souk and the Dhow harbor.