|Description||A modern resort hotel set on the Abu Dhabi corniche overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort is within one kilometre of the Gold Souk and 22 kilometres from the Abu Dhabi Golf Course. This eight floor hotel features 272 air conditioned guestrooms, all of which open onto balconies and include satellite television, direct dial phones, wireless Internet access, bathrobes, slippers and tea and coffee making facilities. Rooms are decorated in contemporary styles with wooden wall panelling and warm colours and feature marble bathrooms with hair dryers, bathrobes and toiletries.|
Guests in search of relaxation can enjoy a revitalising massage in the beauty salon, a soothing jet tub, a sauna or a traditional body scrub in the Moroccan Hammam. For the more active, water sports and sea fishing are on offer alongside tennis, squash and fitness classes. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool or sip cocktails from the swim up pool bar. Children are catered for with their own kids' club and pool area and babysitting services are also available. The business centre offers secretarial services, Internet access, computerised workstation facilities and a meeting room for eight people. Multilingual staff can assist with any travel arrangements or sightseeing trips and can make reservations for the nearby golf club. The hotel offers a wide range of dining options with five restaurants including Italian cuisine in La Mamma, Mexican dishes in El Sombrero and a Mediterranean seafood menu in Il Paradiso, which has an outdoor terrace with sea views. There are also five bars and the Zenith nightclub offers a range of drinks accompanied by lively music. Local attractions include the Petroleum Exhibition which is one kilometre away, the Old Fort four kilometres away and the Camel Racetrack 50 kilometres from the hotel. Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) is 35 kilometres away; 30 minutes by car.
Building work will be occurring in the vicinity of the hotel until end of June 2008. Swimming in the hotel's lagoon will not be permitted due to construction in the area adjacent to the resort. Other beach services will be in operation.
As an alternative, the hotel has arranged for guests to use the beach at its partner hotel, Le Meridien Abu Dhabi. Transportation will be arranged at fixed times on a daily basis; the schedule will be available from the hotel front desk.
Guests may experience noise in certain external and internal areas of the hotel. In addition, certain rooms will overlook the development sites next to the lagoon as well as on the city side of the hotel. All other hotel services and facilities are operating as normal. Please contact the hotel directly for further information.