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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Arrived here late last night, staff could not do enough for us. Upgraded to Gold suite and room is great with a sea view - recommend this. E mailed the hotel in advance as its my wife's 50th while we are here and we had flowers a cake and drinks all delivered to the room nice touch.Everyone is keen to...

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

Dear John S, Thank you for choosing Fairmont Bab Al Bahr to celebrate your wife’s 50th birthday and for allowing us to be part of this special occasion. Please feel free to contact me or any member of our hotel service team should you require any assistance to further enhance your stay. Rest assured that we will do our utmost...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This was our first trip to Abu Dhabi and the Fairmont was ideally located, provided exceptional service and an all round lovely experience. All the staff we spoke to were so kind and made sure that we were always looked after. Thank you to all the people who made our special anniversary trip so memorable.

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

Dear parminderchotai, Thank you very much for sharing your lovely experience at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. It brings us great pleasure to know that you had a relaxing and memorable anniversary trip. I will personally convey your kind compliments with our entire team who provided exceptional service during your recent visit. We are all looking forward to see you...

Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights last weekend and had a fabulous time. Apart from beautiful facilities and best location, what makes this hotel so special is genuine service and attention to detail. Special thanks to Benjamin in Concierge, Kevin in Cuiscene, Mario in Front desk and Housekeeping for making this stay memorable!

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

Dear Claire C, Greetings from Fairmont Bab Al Bahr! Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to post your positive feedback. We are glad that you had a fabulous time with us and found the location of the hotel convenient. It is my pleasure to share your special thanks to Benjie, Kevin and Mario. Our...

Reviewed 14 April 2016

We had a family holiday to the Fairmont Abu Dhabi last year. We had booked Fairmont Gold and I have to say that it was worth every penny.We had a dedicated check in on the 7th Floor, which was very swift and informative. The Gold has it's own floor and our breakfast was served there each morning. The rooms are...

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

Dear snorkellou, On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post your great review. We are delighted that you had a fabulous holiday with your family at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and particularly enjoyed your Fairmont Gold experience. We are all looking forward to welcoming you...

Juneau, Alaska
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Dark, dark, rooms, cold food at the buffet, instant coffee in the room yum,not! A TV so small you can't see it from the bed, and the room smells, glad there are no windows to open. The staff was excellent, but this place needs an overhaul. There could of been a water leak they we we runnin around with fans...

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

Dear charleshQ139XE, 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 so...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

It was a great and exceptional experience. Cedar Lounge is one of the best in town in terms of professional staff and great food taste. Many thank to Elias Saad who gave us great ideas when we were choosing the lunch and always asked for our satisfaction.

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

Dear yasona78, Thank you for sharing your exceptional dining experience at Cedar Lounge. Rest assured that your great review will be conveyed to Elias and his entire team. It would be our pleasure to have you as our guest once again in the near future. Kindest regards, Eddy Tannous General Manager

Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Fairmont for 1 week and everything was 5 star. The staff couldn't not do enough for us. The room was beautiful and the food was plentiful with so much choice. The housekeeping was exceptional the room was immaculate with the added bonus of a turn down service. Our house keeper Roy left us fruit cut into...

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

Dear melzyh, Greetings from Fairmont Bab Al Bahr! Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to post your positive feedback. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest. I will personally share your kind compliments with our entire team especially to Roy who made your recent visit extra special. We look forward...

Glenrothes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2016

My wife and I have just returned home after 10 lovely nights stay in Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.This was our second stay at the hotel, and it was just a lovely "homely" welcome baack, and everyone knowing us by name. We arrived very earlyin the day, but they had our room prepared, and we were taken to our room, in...

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

Dear Mr. Bennett, Thank you for choosing Fairmont Bab Al Bahr once again to celebrate your 47th wedding anniversary and for allowing us to be part of that special occasion. It brings us great pleasure to know that we were able to turn your moments into lasting memories. I will personally share your overwhelming review with our entire team especially...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 9 April 2016

What a great place!!! We loved every moment of our stay! Upon check in we were upgraded to a room with a view of the mosque, this was really appreciated!! Everyone in the staff are really friendly & make sure you are not missing anything!!! The rooms are really large & beautiful, loved the rainshower!! Make sure to have a...

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

Dear Sinatra81, On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post your review. We are glad to know that your family loved every moment of your stay at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. Rest assured that your concerns have also been noted and will be addressed accordingly....

Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Unbelievable service from all of the staff to the extent that it almost seems unfair to mention one specific person individually but Mr Kevin Lie really put himself out to go over and above what one could reasonably expect. Its worth going for the sea views, for this really does add the WOW factor .... All such nice friendly people...

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

Dear jonathanb140, Thank you for sharing your great experience at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. It is my pleasure to convey your kind compliments to our entire team especially to Kevin who made your recent visit a memorable one. We look forward to see you back at the hotel on your future travels to Abu Dhabi. Kindest regards, Eddy Tannous...

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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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $176 - $421 (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:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#11 Business Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#12 Family Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#18 Romantic Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#21 Luxury Hotel in Abu Dhabi
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“Room with sea view!!”
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“View over the beach, pool and mosque is lovely.”
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