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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

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Reviewed 24 November 2015

This hotel is a great stay. The rooms are spacious, clean and tidy. The hotel facilities are great with a gym, a small beach, and pool facing the Grand Mosque. The staff are really attentive and genuinely want you to enjoy your stay. Also there is a Jet Ski company just down the road that looks like a building site,...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear Brian P, Thank you very much for choosing Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and taking the time to post your lovely review. It brings us great pleasure to know that you had an excellent stay with us. Our entire team is looking forward to welcoming you back for another great experience soon. Kindest regards, Nils Axing General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We stayed for 9 nights in a Fairmont Gold room. This was our second stay and we usually choose to stay in executive/gold rooms wherever we go. All staff throughout the hotel are very pleasant and this area could not be better. Room cleanliness was very good as well. We did have issues with the safe not working and had...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear Jayvad, We are delighted that you have chosen Fairmont Bab Al Bahr once again and wish to thank you for your continued patronage. However, we are also sorry to know that your experience did not live up to your expectations this time. Rest assured that your concerns have been noted and conveyed with our relevant departments. We trust that...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Spent a few nights here in 1 bedroom suite with a view of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. The hotel is about 5-10 minutes away from the mosque which lends itself to the great views, but it does mean that it is a bit farther away from the other tourist attractions. The room itself was quite large with 2 bathrooms...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear zoltrix56, Thank you very much for choosing Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and taking the time to post your review following your recent visit. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest. We truly value your feedback especially your kind compliments regarding the service. Our entire team is looking forward to welcoming you back in the near...

Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

The Fairmont Bab Al Bahr is a beautiful hotel, located on the water with a great view of the Mosque. The rooms was amazing, it's beautiful, clean and modern with a brilliant bed and small lounge. The hotel also has a great pool and its own private beach, perfect for those wanting to laze about in the beautiful Arabian sunshine...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear kaineo182, Greetings from Fairmont Bab Al Bahr! Thank you very much for taking the time to share your lovely review and recommendation. It brings us great pleasure to know that you enjoyed your recent stay and had an amazing dining experience at the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill. We are all looking forward to see you back at...

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 21 November 2015

All-in-all the experience could have been a lot better, especially considering that this hotel is apparently a renowned 5 star hotel. I was booked into this hotel by the organising corporation who we were consulting for along with 2 other guests from America and stayed there for 9 nights in November 2015. There’s little that can be done about the...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear Mark R, Thank you for taking the time to post your valuable feedback. We sincerely appreciate your comments and have shared your review with the relevant departments. We are sorry to know that your experience did not live up to your expectations this time. Would you please be able to get in touch with us directly by emailing babalbahr@fairmont.com...

Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

This resort hotel is fantastic. This was my first stay at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. Rooms are spacious, very clean with floor to ceiling window views. The staff members are superb in every department. Housekeeping goes out of their way to make you feel at home away from home. Kudos to Ms Lisette in housekeeping. This lady kept my room...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear Charles W, Thank you for choosing Fairmont Bab Al Bahr while visiting Abu Dhabi and taking the time to post your positive feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your first stay with us. It is also my pleasure to share your review with our entire team especially to Lisette. We are looking forward to welcoming you back for...

Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Four of us had booked the Friday brunch at this now popular venue. The restaurants Cuiscene Marco pierre white and Frankies come together to bring you an assortment of food from around the world. The meats are Marco pierre whites, signature dishes and Frankies, everything Italian from pizzas to pasta whilst Cuiscene brings you the flavours of the world. On...

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear stephenwoo, Thank you very much for sharing your great dining experience at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. We are honored to be considered as one of the best Friday Brunch in Abu Dhabi. Our entire team is looking forward to have you as our guest once again in the near future. Kindest regards, Nils Axing General Manager

Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Easy to access to other area in abudhabi, nice view from hotel, nice swimming pool You can see shk.zayed mousque. White beautiful bldg. u can go to ferrari world easly, near to emirates zoo. Near to waterworl and malls

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FairmontBabAlBahr, General Manager at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, responded to this review

Dear Noura A, On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post your lovely review. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest. We are looking forward to welcoming you back at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr on another occasion. Kindest regards, Nils Axing...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2015

All of the reviews here on trip advisor are spot on, however first and foremost it must be said that all of the staff, whether in housekeeping, dining or beach have a smile, are friendly and do all they can to make your stay a good one, nothing is too much trouble. The bed we had whilst very comfortable did...

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Reviewed 20 November 2015

Everything was perfect ... Hotel has rally nice restaurants and bar.. Rooms are well furnished and enough size..Bed was comfartable.. Staff has knowledge and friendly.Clean rooms and hotel.and special thanks to 2 mechanics and night manager whose help me about noise in my room..

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Dear jellisg, Greetings from Fairmont Bab Al Bahr! Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to post your valuable feedback. Rest assured that your kind compliments will be shared with the entire team especially to our colleagues who assisted regarding your room. Our sincerest apologies once again for any inconvenience it may have caused. It...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi. With its striking, contemporary design, this beachfront hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 rooms and suites. Guests can enjoy world class on-site amenities, including private sandy beaches, an Olympic-length swimming pool, covered children’s pool, separate ladies’ and mixed-use gyms, business services and state-of-the-art conference facilities. Add to this an awarding winning portfolio of eight dining options; all delivered with genuine Arabic hospitality - the result is certain to exceed every guest’s highest expectations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Address: Fairmont Bab al Bahr Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Rd, Abu Dhabi 114304, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Abu Dhabi
Price Range: $205 - $664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont Bab Al Bahr 5*
Number of rooms: 369
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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel Abu Dhabi
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#12 Family Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#18 Romantic Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#23 Luxury Hotel in Abu Dhabi
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