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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

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Private beach, white sand, beach cabanas, sun-loungers
Private beach, white sand, beach cabanas, sun-loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

5.0 star property
5-star beachfront hotel with outdoor pool, near Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
9.0 out of 10 Superb
9.0/10 Superb

754 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Air conditioning
The price is £108
Price available on 16/6/2023
Between The Bridges, Khor Al Maqta, PO Box 114304, Abu Dhabi
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • 8 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Free children's club
  • Free shopping centre shuttle
  • 24-hour health club
  • Sauna
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach cabanas
  • Beach sunloungers
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Children's club (free)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Al Maqta
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - 33 min walk
  • Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre - 8 min drive
  • Abu Dhabi Mall - 13 min drive
  • Yas Marina Circuit - 13 min drive
  • Abu Dhabi Corniche - 16 min drive
  • Yas Waterworld - 16 min drive
  • Yas Mall - 16 min drive
  • Corniche Beach - 21 min drive
  • Etihad Towers - 18 min drive
  • Ferrari World - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Abu Dhabi (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl.) - 13 min drive
  • Free shopping centre shuttle


  • Alba - 8 min drive
  • Al Bait Al Ateeq Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Lobby Lounge - 5 min walk
  • Mazaj Bab Al Bahr - 5 min walk
  • Steroid Cafe - 9 min walk

About this property

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Putting you within 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr offers a private beach where you can enjoy cabanas, beach umbrellas and volleyball. The outdoor pool provides fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in manicures and pedicures. CuiScene, one of 8 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 3 bars/lounges, a free kid's club and a poolside bar. The breakfast and comfortable guest rooms get great marks from fellow travellers.


Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 369 rooms
  • Arranged over 9 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until midnight
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Free children's club


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free on-site valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 8 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Private dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Beach volleyball
  • Shopping

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre (11367 square feet of space)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • On-site car hire
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Bike hire
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2009
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • Arcade/games room
  • Sauna


  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


CuiScene – Overlooking the garden, this buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).
Cedar Lounge – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in Middle Eastern cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Frankie's – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open selected days.
Marco Pierre White – This fine-dining restaurant only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Chameleon – Overlooking the garden, this gastropub specialises in Regional cuisine and only serves light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: AED 15.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately AED 126.00 for adults and AED 63.00 for children

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for AED 250.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.
Please note: Guests who book any food and beverage included rate plans will receive food and beverage items for up to 2 guests maximum per booking.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Fairmont Bab Al Bahr offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr?
As of 1 Jun 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr on 16 Jun 2023 start from £108, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr?
Yes, there's free valet parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr?
You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as volleyball. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include 3 bars and a private beach. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr also has a 24-hour health club and a sauna, as well as an arcade and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Fairmont Bab Al Bahr?
Yes, there are 8 on-site restaurants, featuring al fresco dining, international cuisine and garden views.
What's the area around Fairmont Bab Al Bahr like?
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr is located on the waterfront in Al Maqta, a short 12-minute walk from Al Maqtaa Fort and 14 minutes' walk from The Souq at Qaryat Al Beri. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Megumi, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

All was good except the fact that the swimming pool doesn’t open until 8:20 am
Maysoon, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

PRAKASH CHANDRA, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice hotel, good location close to all attractions. The hotel is quite old and needs some renovations and is not well maintained. The big con was the cleanliness, the floor and the restroom were not clean enough. They didn’t clean the room well everyday, I found myself cleaning the floor and the restroom few times. The beach and pool were very nice. The food was ok. The stay was nice but I will not return to this hotel.
Aviran, 5-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Simon, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ahmed, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful hotel
Beautiful hotel. Very quiet and comfortable. Excellent service.
Kavita, 2-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice stay
We enjoyed, the breakfast wad great, room was large and comfortable. The beach front is very clean and nice. The only issue that we faced was the room cleaning, we had to ask twice that it will be cleaned and waited for 20 minutes to get clean towels. Also on the pool area the location of the beach towels is quite far. Regardless, we enjoyed our stay, the hotel is well located (20 min max to each attraction).
Eitan, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

No issues would of liked an upgrade without asking
Ahmed, 5-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic family trip
The fairmont is a wonderful hotel with fantastic restaurants, great views and lovely comfortable and clean rooms. The service we received was exceptional and we would highly recommend it for a family stay - lots to do, and the little secret is you can walk along the beach to the Shangri La hotel too.
Craig, 6-night family trip
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