Abu Dhabi

The Ritz-Carlton Grand Canal, Abu Dhabi

‘Ritz-Carlton Finery in Abu Dhabi’

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is situated in the heart of the city, with ornate architecture reminiscent of both the Italian Renaissance and the traditions of the Middle East.  A choice of rooms, club rooms and villas with modern, luxurious, yet Arabian inspired interiors ensure a varied selection of residences suitable for couples, families and friends. The hotel is home to two beaches and an outdoor pool with private cabanas, as well as a spa with steam rooms, a sauna and col rain showers and a gym and health club, where guests can find the latest Matrix and Ziva equipment. For little ones, there's a dedicated toddler park and trampoline, while eight restaurants offer dining experiences that cater to all guests, as well as flavours from around the globe.


In Our Opinion

Sat the heart of the city, this is perfect location for exploration - the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - but the hotel's beach, pool and spa means you can enjoy a little luxury too.'

The Forge

Signature steak house serving specialty cuisine paired with the world’s finest wines. Pick a private dining room for the ultimate dining experience. Open for dinner.

Li Jiang

A modern Southeast Asian restaurant with an open kitchen serving dim sum and authentic rice and noodle dishes. The terrace has views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Open for dinner.


Regional and Lebanese cooking with dishes that blend traditions with contemporary flavours. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


All day dining venue that showcases light Mediterranean food served both indoors and al fresco. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and on Friday for brunch.

Al Fresco

Casual outdoor dining by the pool and beach. Open in the afternoon from 12.00 – 17.00


Alba is the classic lobby lounge, relaxed seating and semi-private dining areas. Enjoy afternoon tea the Ritz Carlton way.


Italian-style café offers fine coffee, espresso, home-made ice cream and light food. Open in the afternoon until 19.00.


A traditional Ritz-Carlton bar experience with a great selection of drinks and bite-sized meals.


  • Private beach
  • Two swimming pools - main outdoor pool plus adult pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Kids’ club



  • 5 padel courts
  • FIFA-standard football pitch 



  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Concierge service
  • Business centre
  • Hair & beauty salon
  • ATM machine 
  • Retail shops
  • Laundry/dry cleaning service
  • Currency exchange
  • Rental car services
  • Tours and excursions services

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal welcomes families and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay:



  • Club and Deluxe Rooms can accommodate up to 2 adults & 2 children
  • The Garden House can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests



  • Baby crib available



  • Children’s menu


Ritz Kids Club

  • Ages allowed: 4 to 12 years

Activities include:

  • Movie time
  • Arts and crafts
  • Junior chef sessions
  • Toddler park 
  • Trampoline

The Ritz-Carlton Grand Canal, Abu Dhabi is an idyllic location for a wedding. The following is on offer to ensure a memorable celebration:

  • 1,550sqm Roma Ballroom 
  • Outdoor venues to accommodate up to 5000 guests 
  • Direct elevator from the Bridal Suite to the ballroom 
  • Spacious VIP Majlis / welcome lounge with direct access from the lobby and ballroom 
  • 2 pre-function areas 
  • Dedicated events and wedding team, plus Wedding Specialist  
  • Flowers, linens, entertainment and decor 



The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is situated in the heart of the city, around a 25-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Nearby Attractions Include:

  • Shiekh Zayed Grand Mosque – 1 mile
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi – 15 miles
  • Yas Island – 16 miles
  • Saadiyat Island Golf Club – 28 miles