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Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having recently taken on the management of this desert resort from Banyan Tree, Ritz Carlton are beginning to refresh Al Wadi; having visited in March 2017, it’s a fantastic place to escape the madness of Dubai. Al Wadi Desert, a Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, is located about an hour to an hour and half’s drive out of Dubai, in the neighbouring...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mike D, On behalf of our Ladies and Gentlemen, I am truly grateful that you selected Al Wadi Desert as your hotel of choice upon your visit to Ras Al Khaimah. We are delighted to learn that your stay at Al Wadi Desert has exceeded your expectations and we thank you for having shared your experience on Trip Advisor....

Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I booked a pool villa for a one night stopover on the way back to the UK from our wonderful holiday in the Seychelles. From the moment we arrived we were overwhelmed with fantastic service getting out of our complimentary car then taken to check in to be personally greeted by Jenny (guest experience manager) who I...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chalky_Banbury, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your recent stay, and for recognizing our Ladies and Gentlemen. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your one night stopover at Al Wadi Desert. We look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future, hopefully for a longer period. Do not hesitate...

LONDON
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My review is well over due… December 2016 we celebrated my husband's birthday in this resort.We had fabulous time. Rooms brilliant where you can simply open your eyes to the wonderful views of the desert.We enjoyed cycling every day between the facilities & restaurants which was really great for both the family and health.Good choice of food and great breakfast....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be a Banyan Tree. We thought we'd booked one. It is in the process of becoming a Ritz Carlton - but isn't one yet - whatever that means ? What it does mean is no identity. No brochures. No menus - no collateral to let you know where you are or what there is to do -...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear weloveluxurytravel, I was extremely disconcerted to read your review following your stay with us in January. My leadership team and I spend a significant time with our guests to ensure of their comfort and satisfaction. I am truly disappointed to see we have fallen short in detecting your dissatisfaction during your stay. I would appreciate to address this with...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great experience , the whole place is quiet and clean , indulging perfect nature , staff are beyond excellent , facilities are unique to this place , nature is facinating. For sure will be visiting again and been recomended to all friends and family !:)

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ahmad M, Thank you for your wonderful comments following your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that you will return to the property in the near future, it will be our greatest pleasure to create new memorable experiences for you at our resort. The Ladies and Gentlemen of Al Wadi Desert look very much forward to...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Left Dubai on a Thursday afternoon for a weekend getaway in the desert. We reached the hotel in under an hour, and were warmly welcomed. Our stay in a suite, complete with private pool was perfectly prepared, with great amenities and a well stocked mini-bar. We enjoyed sunset drinks at Moon Bar, which boasts a unique vantage point, and Safran,...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ElizaMac13, What a pleasure to read your delightful comment. We sincerely appreciate your trust and we are glad to hear that our Ladies and Gentlemen contributed in creating a memorable stay for you. Rest assured that we will share your comments with our team. Please let us know if you intend to visit again, we look forward to welcoming...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the Ritz Carlton chain that's soooo bad always LATE LATE,, front office speaks bad English SERVICE is bad not enough restaurant for remote area ,, the only restaurant open is sooo warm inside temp 28.9 ,,, the staff ((((( unexperienced ))))) its to expensive for the service I got... check the my upload pic

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear saoud a, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent experience with us. I was very disappointed to read that we fell short of ensuring of your comfort during your visit to the resort and particularly in our restaurant. I personally shared your comments with my respective department leaders and addressed them with the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is one of the most amazing hotel properties we have stayed at. We had a one bedroom villa (Al Sahari tented pool villa) which was absolutely stunning. The bathroom is perfectly laid out and the bedroom is set up so you wake up with a beautiful view. The back patio and yard are very private. Also the swimming...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nina D, Thank you for reviewing our resort following your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that you will return to the property in the future. We are working to enhance our food & beverage concepts and renew our offerings, and we look forward to sharing all our exciting changes with you when you visit us...

Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having left six senses Zighy Bay where we stayed for 8 nights we moved to The Ritz Carlton Al Wadi for 5. The transition came as a bit of a shock. At Zighy we were treated by everyone as friends and nothing was too much trouble. At Al Wadi the stay felt more like being in a hotel (I've stayed...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter H, Thank you for reaching out and sharing your comments with us, following your recent stay with us. I was truly dismayed to read your review, and I would like to apologize for not succeeding in turning your experience around during your stay. This is certainly not a reflection on our ability to deliver quality service. We certainly...

Edge, Gloucestershire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived after spending 8 nights at the Six Senses Zighy Bay where from the moment we stepped into reception until our departure we have an truly memorable time. Staying here was memorable also, but sadly for the wrong reason. I must state, what I am going to write below is a fair and accurate review of our stay. All...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear champagneboys, Thank you for reaching out and sharing your comments with us, following your recent stay with us. I was truly dismayed to read your review, and I would like to apologize for not succeeding in turning your experience around during your stay. This is certainly not a reflection on our ability to deliver quality service. We certainly understand...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
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Offering an oasis of excellence, Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel is marked by its natural and pristine setting, and by the gorgeous private villas that make up our phenomenal accommodations. Ras Al Khaimah has long been home to Bedouins and desert explorers. The area is an idyllic sanctuary surrounded by sand that glows underneath the Arabian sun by day and under a blanket of stars in the evening. Here, you can interact with stunning landscapes while enjoying the comforts of a private villa, which includes a private pool. Our Ras Al Khaimah hotel's property offers an Asian-inspired spa with hydrotherapy facilities. It features restaurants that highlight international cuisine, and it provides a finely crafted experience in one of the most magical places on earth. For meetings and weddings, our Ras Al Khaimah hotel is a dream come true. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel

Address: Wadi Khadeja | Al Mazraa, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah > Ras Al Khaimah
Price Range: $627 - $1,022 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Banyan Tree Al Wadi Hotel Ras Al Khaimah
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#4 Business Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#8 Spa Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#12 Luxury Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
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“if you like sunrises, choose an Al Khaimah villa; sunsets, choose an Al Sahari villa.”
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 of 5 bubbles mikedB2192FZ, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Al Sahari Pool Villa is just amazing !”
 of 5 bubbles ninad727, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tented villas ensure it is west facing if you want sun”
  • bedroom
  • having to sun bathe on wooden slats as beds soaking come on ritz!!
  • having to dry out our own beds
  • large bathroom
 of 5 bubbles champagneboys, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All villas have good location and very similar; Sahari Tend Villa are even larger”
 of 5 bubbles AlbertoAliverti2013, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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