Abu Dhabi Hotels and Accommodation
(Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, UAE)
Holiday makers and business travellers looking for accommodation in Abu Dhabi will be pleased to find that hotels can be as much as half the price of their comparable counterparts in Dubai
. However, that doesn't mean the lodging in Abu Dhabi is cheap, it is simply just not as expensive as the hotels in Dubai city.
Most of the hotels in Abu Dhabi tend to be well maintained, with the very best usually featuring their own restaurants and swimming pools. If your budget will stretch to luxury accommodation, then the opulent Emirates Palace on the Corniche East is simply spectacular, boasting endless gold plating and marble, its very own helipad and even a marina. The Emirates Palace was actually built by the Abu Dhabi government and completed in 2006, costing around US$3 billion in total.
Where to Stay
Also located on the Corniche East is the Hilton Abu Dhabi, which although being one of the city's oldest hotels, has recently been renovated and offers accommodation overlooking the seafront. Nearby, both the Hilton Corniche Apartments and the Hilton Baynunah provide reasonable lodging for considerably less money.
Other very popular accommodation options in Abu Dhabi include the Royal Meridien and the Millennium Hotel, which feature views of the Arabian Gulf. Both of these hotels enjoy a central location along Khalifa Street, being just a short stroll from the Corniche, various shopping complexes, and the main business and commercial parts of the city.