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Londonstaymonth=9
Reviewed 14 September 2015

An exceptional Hotel. Food, accommodation all very good. Beware if you book a plane transfer by Rotana Jet. We did and both journeys were cancelled at the last minute and consequently had to endure 250K to and from Abu Dhabi International airport. The staff went out of their way to please. Pool area is to die for. Food very good...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 13 September 2015

its worth the price you pay - the resort has one of perfect spot in the island. Bunch of activities for you to choose from to occupy the whole family, Went for the wildride and i would say the price for the activities are reasonably cheap! The staffs are very friendly and helpful. Foods choices are a lot and tasted...

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Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the Deluxe Sea View suite for two days & it was magical! Room service is very good and highly hygienic. They always kept cookies on our beds whenever our rooms got cleaned, very nice of them. Those small gestures made a huge difference in our stay. The staff here are very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast buffet...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Hospitality is outstanding. Indian cuisine addition will be appreciated.location is beautiful.staff is very well mannered and caring.the resort is a beautiful place.we are pleased to recommend to our friends also.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 7 September 2015

On the whole the stay was great. In total we were 3 couples with 8 kids in tow. Stayed 1st week of August. Rooms were great. Breakfast was ok. The main restaurant was closed for buffet/ala carte supper due to the low occupancy level. Ordered in room dining on 1 evening - requested if they could serve this outside the...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Where to start... I have so many good memories of this place even though I only stayed for 3 days. First off this remote island may be slightly far away from Dubai however it is worth the drive. Tired of the big city? Want to see something unique? Visit this place! It is the only hotel on the island, however...

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Christian G, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Adam A Greetings from Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts On behalf of our Team I would like to thank you very much for posting such a fantastic review. The team is working relentless to create unique experiences and to deliver the best possible service to all our guests hoping all of them leaving with fond memories and I...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Excellent service,beautiful rooms with excellent view of sea The staffs are very patient and helpful in every aspect. jeep safari is recommended for animal lovers. Dont miss this hotel if you visit Abu dhabi.

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Christian G, General Manager at Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Amal_K_Ram Greetings from Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara We would like to thank you very much for having taken the time to share your experiences with us and all other readers here on TA. We are very happy to see that you and your friends enjoyed your time with us here on Sir Bani Yas Island and...

Abu Dhabistaymonth=8
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Amazing to see so many wild animals in close vicinity to the hotel. Great maintenance and each of sapling / tree has irrigation system. We could see Cheetahs and giraffes and other animals from close distance.

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Very nice stay and great wildlife. The rooms are very spacious and internet and tv services are great. Amenities are very convenient and provided. The service staff is amazing. Ask for Delilah at the Palm restaurant, amazing lady

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British living in Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We stayed for a long weekend with our two year old son. It was pure and utter relaxation with enough to do to keep the little one occupied. One of the best things were the staff who really could not do enough for us - they were so helpful and attentive and greeted us by name throughout the hotel which...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With 64 luxuriously appointed rooms, suites, spacious one-bedroom villas and truly luxurious two-bedroom Royal Villas, Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara invites you to live out your own Arabian nights in a destination that is anything but ordinary. 240km from Abu Dhabi City and just eight kilometers off the Abu Dhabi emirate’s western coastline, the island beckons with a mystique that is worlds away from the hustle and bustle of modern urban life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa

Address: P.O. Box 12452, Sir Bani Yas Island 00945, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Sir Bani Yas Island
Price Range: $317 - $740 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Desert Islands Resort And Spa By Anantara
Desert Islands Resort & Spa By Anantara Hotel Sir Bani Yas Island
Desert Islands Hotel
Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa Emirate Of Abu Dhabi/Sir Bani Yas Island
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“The room is not so relevant, don't come here to spend time in the rooms, get yourself out and around the island.”
 of 5 bubbles alimG2657IX, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Premium rooms are very large and with good sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles 121partham, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you need anything, just phone reception and they'll make sure you have it ”
 of 5 bubbles mandyelizabeths2016, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were lucky to get 4th floor room with pool and sea views as it was a quiet period -request if you can. ”
 of 5 bubbles 456sarahd, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view hotel while booking itself. Prefer room on Level 3 and 4 to get good view.”
 of 5 bubbles DivyaSuresh, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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