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About Fairmont Bab Al Bahr


Well-positioned in City Center, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr is the ideal point of departure for your excursions in Abu Dhabi. Set 15 km from the excitement of the city, this 5-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, International Exhibition Centre, Armed Forces Officers Club give to this hotel a special charm.

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. To name a few of the hotel's facilities, there are free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, 24-hour front desk, 24-hour room service, facilities for disabled guests.

The hotel features 369 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by top-class recreational facilities such as private beach, fitness center, sauna, golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.
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Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • airport transfer
  • babysitting
  • bar
  • bicycle rental
  • business center
  • car hire
  • coffee shop
  • concierge
  • currency exchange
  • dry cleaning
  • elevator
  • executive floor
  • express check-in/check-out
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • newspapers
  • poolside bar
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • salon
  • shops
  • shuttle service
  • smoking area
  • tours

Sports and Recreation

  • fitness center
  • golf course (within 3 km)
  • kids club
  • outdoor pool
  • pool (kids)
  • private beach
  • sauna
  • steamroom
  • water sports (non-motorized)


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park
  • valet parking

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
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Please note that The UAE Residents promotion (Fairmont Room UAE Residents Promo & Fairmont View Room UAE Promo) is only valid for UAE residents. Guest must present a valid UAE ID to qualify for the offer upon check-in.

Guests must provide a valid form of government regulated identification (eg. passport, ID card, driver’s license, etc.) upon check-in.

Children and extra beds
Infant 0-2 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 3-18 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 18 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 175 AED
Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 122 AED
Check-Out Until: 12:00PM
Distance from City Center: 15 km
Distance to Airport: 20 km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 9
Number of Restaurants: 4
Number of Rooms : 369
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 15
Year Hotel Built: 2009
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Food, drink and entertainment

Frankie's Italian Restaurant & Bar

Frankie's Italian Restaurant & Bar

A collaboration between famed horse jockey Frankie Dettori and Michelin star Chef Marco Pierre White, guests can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in a bustling indoor venue or at the outdoor courtyard. Drawing on the popularity of its sister restaurant in Dubai, Frankie's is best described as offering a casual yet engaging dining experience, highlighted by live piano entertainment in the evenings.

Chocolate Gallery

Chocolate Gallery

For the true chocolate enthusiast, watch as chocolatiers craft delectable confectionary from the finest ingredients at an artist studio or atelier. A full range of signature hot and iced chocolate beverages are complimented by mouth-watering fondues, cakes, truffles and pralines. This chic but comfortable haven with its elegant decor and caf style terrace is the perfect backdrop for the everyday indulgence. The Chocolate Gallery also offers a full range of retail items for that perfect gift, or as a treat to take home and enjoy.

Marco Pierre White Steak House &Grill

Marco Pierre White Steak House &Grill

Award winning celebrity Chef Marco Pierre White brings his culinary expertise for the first time to Abu Dhabi. Set apart with its dramatic interior design, including a back lit flame wall, guests will experience an eclectic combination of innovative grill cuisine and classic English fare, accompanied by an extensive wine selection, all under the close supervision of our Chef de Cuisine. The restaurant is honored by earning a 2014 Wine Spectator Award for having one of the most outstanding wine lists in the world.



CuiScene, the ultimate scene for cuisine in Abu Dhabi. This casual, yet elegant venue is perfect for a leisurely repast or a business meal. The abundant international buffet, features dishes from Europe, Asia and the Middle East, highlighting each month a different selection of natures seasonal bounty so that guests can savour a variety of creative preparations. Evoke fond memories of dishes synonymous with the seasons and discover the special properties of individual ingredients whilst being treated to culinary theater at the live cooking stations throughout the restaurant. The restaurant also offers a spacious outdoor terrace that overlooks the landscaped grounds.

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10 jieun J.
South Korea
April 04, 2016

8.8 Ali A.
March 19, 2016
Great hotel
Some staff are not competent as we were delayed for check in till after 16:00

9 Mohamed O.
United Arab Emirates
February 03, 2016
overall performance of staff not like before
Location - Breakfast - quick service in room service
1. They refused to check in before 03:00pm 2- Reserved the credit card with huge amount which i asked to reverse it and until now its freezed- the sing was full of water - the room card was not working twice (tech error) as they said- All of these problem and the lobby manager didn't even think to compensate us.

8 Sarah C.
United Kingdom
January 24, 2016
Lovely hotel with friendly staff
Staff were friendly and helpful, room was excellent and general ambience is lovely
The room was really nice, with a great view of the Grand Zayed Mosque. Stunning at sunset. Breakfast was foul but it always is in the UAE Hotels. the staff were helpful, informed and very friendly. Overall a great experience.

10 ali A.
United Arab Emirates
January 30, 2016

9.7 Sultan A.
United Arab Emirates
December 27, 2015
it is a good hotel to stay with family.
everything was good

9.3 Omar A.
Saudi Arabia
December 23, 2015
nice hotel
location - facilities - design

9.7 sultan A.
Saudi Arabia
November 24, 2015
very good hotel
view - nice - and good

10 Mohammed V.
South Africa
November 21, 2015
Luxury living
room,view,location on lagoon
The room was amazing with a view of sheik zayed mosque. The most luxurious bath tub and shower. The location on lagoon and acess to to beach was easliy accessible.Food was good too.

9.3 Najm A.
Saudi Arabia
November 10, 2015
Nice hotel
Relaxation on the beach