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Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

All about Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi

The Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi is a popular five-star hotel, overlooking Capital Garden and the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf. It’s ideally located in downtown Abu Dhabi, putting you in a prime position to easily explore all the best sights and attractions that the UAE’s capital has to offer.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is just a 15-minute drive from the hotel and is an absolute must-see for anyone visiting the region. Admire its stunning, white marble architecture and marvel at its impressive 82 domes.

Abu Dhabi’s famous Corniche Road is within walking distance of the hotel. With its bustling promenade and the picture-perfect Corniche Beach running alongside it, there’s no better place to enjoy a laidback afternoon.

If you want to up the pace a little, the exhilarating entertainment of Yas Island is just 20 minutes away by car. Be sure to check out Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World™ Abu Dhabi and the Yas Marina Circuit while you’re there.

When you’re not busy sightseeing in Abu Dhabi, the Corniche Hotel provides the perfect base throughout your time in the city. Its indulgent spa, relaxing pool, contemporary rooms and first-rate service all ensure you have an unforgettable stay. 

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Perfect for...

Couples looking to experience amazing Abu Dhabi, while staying in luxurious five-star comfort will love the Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi. 

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You’ll love…

The Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi for its sophisticated decor and its central location, just a short walk from the waterfront. 


Hotel amenities

Sleep soundly

The Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi’s 305 rooms and suites are sophisticated, stylish and effortlessly decadent in their appearance. They all feature traditional, grand decor, with hardwood finishes, carpeted floors and large, comfortable beds.

Whether you’re staying at the hotel for business, pleasure or a mixture of both, the rooms are spacious enough for you to live comfortably no matter how long your visit. Guests can enjoy flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and air conditioning.

What’s more, floor-to-ceiling windows treat you to the most incredible views of Abu Dhabi. You can choose either a sea view, overlooking the Arabian Gulf, or a garden view, overlooking Capital Garden. All bathrooms feature elegant, marble decor and include a bath, shower, bathrobes and complimentary toiletries.

There are a number of room types available, ranging from club rooms, deluxe rooms and junior suites, to executive suites, royal suites and two-bedroom family suites. Room service is available 24/7.

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What’s nearby

Staying at the Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi means you’ll be right in the heart of downtown Abu Dhabi, close to all the capital’s most popular sights and attractions.

While here, a visit to the city’s mesmerising Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a must. This remarkable feat of architecture is just a 15-minute drive away and is both culturally and visually astounding.

If you want to indulge in a spot of retail therapy, Marina Mall is just 10 minutes in a car. Art lovers, on the other hand, will adore Louvre Abu Dhabi just across the water on Saadiyat Island. Meanwhile, thrill seekers should make the most of being just a 20-minute drive from the theme parks and Formula 1™ action of Yas Island.

Just a short walk away from the hotel is the famous Corniche Road. This vibrant waterfront promenade is where you’ll find a great selection of cafes, restaurants, parks and other entertainment, plus the immaculate Corniche Beach.

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a spectacular art and civilisation museum located on Saadiyat Island’s cultural district. The distinctive floating dome building showcases art from across the world, from Renaissance masterpieces to modern Islamic-inspired creations. 

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Corniche Road

Corniche Road is a bustling eight-kilometre stretch of waterfront. The picturesque promenade features walkways, cycle paths and green park areas for you to explore, plus plenty of restaurants and play areas. This is where you’ll find the pristine Corniche Beach.

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

One of the largest mosques in the world, no trip to Abu Dhabi would be complete without marvelling at the incredible Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. The breath-taking white marble structure features 82 expansive domes and over 1,000 jewel-encrusted columns.

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How to get here from the airport

The Corniche Hotel Abu Dhabi location is a 30-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport. The hotel can arrange a shuttle service for you, otherwise the quickest way to get there is by taxi. Arrive at the hotel in style by pre-booking a direct transfer with Etihad. 


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