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1 room, 2 adults

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
Al Mina Street, Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi, 51997, United Arab Emirates

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Abu Dhabi Mall
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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  • Quick check-in and friendly staff. Facilities are great. The pool i enjoyed the most,…Aug 4, 2020
  • Reception were efficient and friendly and bar staff always around to serve.Jul 17, 2020

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

from £39
  • Deluxe Room
  • Executive Room
  • Comfort Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Presidential Room

What’s around Southern Sun Abu Dhabi


  • In Al Zahiyah
  • Abu Dhabi Mall - 22-min walk
  • Heritage Village - 5.4 mi / 8.8 km
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - 11.9 mi / 19.1 km
  • Yas Waterworld - 17.6 mi / 28.3 km
  • Ferrari World - 18.9 mi / 30.5 km

Getting around

  • Abu Dhabi (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl.) 33-min drive
  • Free area shuttle
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 353 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 22 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free valet parking

  • Extended parking


  • Free area shuttle

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3357
  • Conference space size (meters) - 312
  • Conference centre
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 2014
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Filaments – This café specialises in regional cuisine and only serves light fare.Open 24 hours.

The Foundry – This steakhouse specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.

Kahraman – This restaurant specialises in Middle Eastern cuisine and only serves dinner.

Balcon – This bar specialises in regional cuisine and only serves light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Hytes – This rooftop bar specialises in regional cuisine and only serves light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi’s small print

Also known as

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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.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival on the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

Cash deposit: AED 200 per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for AED 130.0 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AED 78 for adults and AED 61 for children (approximately)

Cots/Infant beds are available for AED 130.0 per day

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AED 160 per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

  • Does Southern Sun Abu Dhabi offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi?
    Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
  • Is there a pool at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi?
    Sorry, neither pets and nor service animals are allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi?
    You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Southern Sun Abu Dhabi?
    Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants.
  • Is an airport shuttle service offered by Southern Sun Abu Dhabi?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is AED 160 per vehicle one way.
  • What is there to do near Southern Sun Abu Dhabi?
    Recommended spots to visit include Abu Dhabi Mall (1.1 mi) and Heritage Village (5.4 mi), along with Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (11.9 mi) and Yas Waterworld (17.6 mi).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 423 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Belal, gb1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great all round
JOHN, gb4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful hotel lovely few slot staff extremely clean. A pleasure to stay at. Really good room and facilities
Elaine, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely 3 night break
Had a lovely 3 night stay. The hotel staff were great and we were very pleased with our room. The pool area was on the top floor and a touch windy when we were there so didn't use it that much. The immediate area outside the hotel is not the best but there is a supermarket nearby and plenty of taxi's to get about. It takes about 15 minutes to walk to the Mall near the Rotana Hotel.
DAVID, gb3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
This is my favourite hotel in Abu Dhabi. It isn't expensive and the facilities are great. The staff are friendly and really helpful. the rooftop pool area never seems to get too busy and is great for some relaxation time and soaking up the sun.
terence, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Abu Dhabi Winter Sun break
3rd stay at this hotel & it’s excellent . Breakfast is very good, plenty choice . A lovely outside bar to sit & enjoy food & a drink in the evening.
Fiona, gb5 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing location and 6 star service
Loved the gym and the pool area. Food service is amazing. Great breakfast with a wide selection. Chef makes amazing omelettes. Amazing rain showee
Clinton, gb2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel!!!
My stay was at this hotel was great. The staff were friendly, welcoming and willing to help with any enquiries my friend and I had. The room was spacious and clean. The bed was also very comfortable. I cannot recall the name of the lady who checked us in, but she was able to accommodate the room requests we had. By the end of the week, she still remembered our names and room numbers correctly! Breakfast was a buffet with a good range of items e.g. fruits, pancakes, cereal and made to order omelettes etc. We had dinner once in the hotel's sports bar. I ordered the cod, which I enjoyed. Staff were very attentive to us. That being said, it was a quiet night so we had the luxury of not having to share our waiter with many people. My friend wanted to take her left over food to her room and she was asked to sign a disclaimer. She was told it was for health and safety purposes. I assume that they wish to cover themselves once food leaves the restaurant. The location was good. It is in the business district, so it is easy to get to many places. The hotel provides a free shuttle, which runs twice each day to local places such as the beach, The Louvre and the Abu Dhabi Mall. We were advised of this when we checked in. The shuttle does not operate a return service. This did not bother us as we used the shuttle to start our day of activities and moved around the city on our own. Overall I had a great stay at this hotel. I will most certainly stay here again.
gb4 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Efficient friendly staff
Gordon, gb1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Excellent value and great service
Great place to stay and exceptional value for money. Rooms are great size but the bath is within the room shielded by glass so when you order room service it’s a headache as you cannot let the waiter in, he has to stand at the door.......quite comical really. All in all a great place to stay
Rob, gbRomance trip

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

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