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Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana

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Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great hotel and fabulous staff highly recommended unfortunately can be quite expensive to eat at the hotel we had all our meals out side of the hotel but this is the only carvat I can hold against this this wonderful hotel

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KPRayhaanByRotana, General Manager at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana and it was indeed our pleasure having you as our valued guest. We are glad to learn that you have had a relaxing holiday with us and thank you for highlighting our exemplary colleagues’ hospitality. We appreciate...

Berlin, Deutschland
Reviewed 17 September 2016

we really enjoyed the outside pool and beach area, eventhough the beach is relativley small for lying down, but there are enough deckchairs as the beach is just behind the poolarea. That is really big - they said its one of the largest hotel pools in Abu Dhabi! They have a seperate childrens pool but also different levels of deepness...

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KPRayhaanByRotana, General Manager at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you for choosing to stay at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana and for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. We are always on the lookout for ways to improve our service, and your comments certainly go a long way in ensuring that we keep improving. We appreciate your kind comments about...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I recently stayed at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana for 5 nights with my sisters. The hotel is lovely and the staff are exceptionally friendly. Upon arrival into the hotel lobby you are greeted with Arabic coffee and dates. I stayed in the "Classic Room Plus - Twin Bed", which was very spacious. Pros: - I had a half-board package...

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Dear Trip Advisor Member, On behalf of Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, we wish to thank you for sharing your in depth review about your experience during your stay with us. We are glad that you and your sisters had an enjoyable stay with us. Thank you for your flattering remarks about our colleagues’ hospitality, spacious rooms, pool and location....

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I have been using this hotel since opening and I have tried other hotels in the meantime, however, this hotel has proven to be one of the best in Abu Dhabi. The room size, swimming pools, staff, restaurants, beach and the atmosphere have made this hotel very attractive for all type of stays. Furthermore, the managements are in direct contact...

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KPRayhaanByRotana, General Manager at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, It has been a pleasure hosting you at the Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana and thank you for deeming us as one of the best hotels to stay in Abu Dhabi. Thank you for positively highlighting our rooms, swimming pool, beach, restaurants, colleagues’ hospitality and ambiance. At Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana our facilities and services...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Everything positive that has been said about this hotel I found to be 100% true. As I was travelling alone with my son it was important to me to chose a hotel where I felt secure and comfortable. From the moment you walk through the door the staff could not have done more to make our stay fabulous. You tell...

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KPRayhaanByRotana, General Manager at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review here on Trip Advisor. It was a great pleasure to read that you have had an enjoyable time and that we were able to provide you the warmest hospitality during your stay. Thank you for your compliments towards our room and its views,...

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A comfortable and enjoyable overnight stay with lovely facilities and beach area. We had room service and the biryani was tasty but the pizza was not very good at all. Moosa on reception was amazing and a great help.

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KPRayhaanByRotana, General Manager at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am pleased to read your flattering comments regarding your recent stay with us and would like to thank you for sharing these on Trip Advisor. Your wonderful feedback about our recreation facilities and colleagues’ hospitality have been passed on to the team. Moosa was so delighted to know that you appreciated his efforts in ensuring...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed one time here, during Ramadan 2015 and our experience was amazing. The view from the room was speechless. The buffet for dinner was international, arabic, italian. Delicious sweets and smiling staff. The swimming pool is large and suitable as well for families with kids. There is as well kids playing area and there a lot of activities you...

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Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you for sharing a wonderful review of Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana and we are glad that we were able to provide you an amazing experience during your visits in Ramadan. We appreciate your compliments about the food, our colleagues’ hospitality and recreation facilities. Rest assured that your feedback has been shared with the team....

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Location service food pool beach all good , i have been there 3 times, good view , good staff, lounge is good , high recommended to families , price is good , front desk is good , large pool , you will enjoy it

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Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you for staying at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana and for posting a 5-star review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to know that we were able to meet all your requirements during your stay with us. Thank you for your heartwarming comments about our excellent service, location, pool and beach. Rest assured that these...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Although we were worried we might get frustrated from overworked employees and overcrowded pools since our stay was during the Eid public holidays period; we were delighted to see that the employees on the front desk, lounge & restaurants, and pools were absolutely friendly with big smiles and not once did they let us down on anything we requested. I...

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Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you for staying at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana and celebrating the EID holidays with us. It is with delight to read that you have had a perfect getaway with us. Thank you for highlighting the exceptional service and hospitality provided to you by our colleagues and our beautiful pool facility. We appreciate your continuous...

Tirana, Albania
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We used the mantra "Go big or go home" when booking this trip. Our group was attracted to the idea of being in a 'resort' like location since most of our traveling has been in Europe. Unfortunately, I do not believe we used all the amenities included like gym, pool, beach to our advantage. It was highly convenient to have...

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Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you for your positive feedback about your recent stay at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana. We are truly delighted that we have met your expectations during your stay with us. Please be informed that booking inclusions such as breakfast and internet depends on the packages/offers you have booked for. Nonetheless, we would like to suggest...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cast away in the turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf Sea, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan is the first property in the UAE under the new Brand mark Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana, offering 443 splendid rooms and serviced apartments with their modern design complementing the values of the contemporary Arabian culture, in an alcoholic free environment. Situated in the prime area of Abu Dhabi over looking the beautiful shores of the Arabian Gulf, this fabulous city resort is only a 30 minutes drive from the Abu Dhabi International Airport and a few minutes away from various choices of the largest malls in the capital and point of cultural interest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana

Address: Corniche Road West | Sector W-32, Abu Dhabi 43500, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Abu Dhabi
Price Range: $119 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana 5*
Number of rooms: 443
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Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan By Rotana Hotel Abu Dhabi
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#16 Family Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#16 Romantic Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#18 Luxury Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#26 Business Hotel in Abu Dhabi
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