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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

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Buxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Fairmont for a week in October and had a wonderful time. The staff are a credit to the hotel.We stayed in a gold view room and despite the extra cost, we found it to be great value for money. Breakfast, high tea, drinks and evening nibbles all included. Even cakes late at night...

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

Dear stephen_clayton13, Thank you very much for sharing your amazing experience at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. We are delighted that you had a wonderful stay at Fairmont Gold. Our entire team is looking forward to welcoming you back for another unforgettable visit soon. Kindest regards, Nils Axing General Manager

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Rooms were clean, modern, and spacious. Comfortable bed. Nice swimming pool and sea access. Very good breakfast. No kids club, but close to the city. Easy check in and check out. Had a good time and I recommend it to others.

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

Dear FA_975, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your valuable feedback and recommendation. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest. We are currently in the process of working on adding kids activities. Our entire team is looking forward to welcoming you back at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr for another enjoyable stay...

Aberdeen
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Starting to look a little tired around the edges but this could be due to us visiting at off season. Noticed a big difference from previous year. The gym is excellent,nothing beats the mosque view from the treadmill. The hotel also gives you a map for running in the local area,nice touch. Rooms are huge and bathrooms decadent. Love staying...

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

Dear Kitten84, On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank you for staying at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr once again and taking the time to post your review. We truly value all your comments and have shared your feedback with our relevant departments. It would be our pleasure to see you back at the hotel on...

Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We decided to take advantage of the national holiday and booked in for the 36 hour stay. It starts at around 1800Dhs for a basic room. We decided to go gold as we felt it was worth the extra. Brunch was wonderful with lots to choose from sushi was especially good. The room was lovely, very clean, lots of lovely...

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

Dear Laura B, Thank you very much for sharing your great experience at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and recommending us to other travelers. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed our 36-Hour Weekend Package. Our entire team is looking forward to welcoming you once again for another relaxing stay in the near future. Kindest regards, Nils Axing...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We booked to stay at the Fairmont, as our friends live nearby and had mentioned it as a convenient option. The booking was under my girlfriends name and I had to drop her at the hotel and then leave for two business meetings in centra Abu Dhabi. It took them 3 hours to check her in. 3 hours. NOT acceptable....

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

Dear zmarar, Thank you for taking the time to post your valuable feedback. We sincerely appreciate all 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...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We have been here several times before and always come back as we both enjoy it very much. This is definitely one of our favourite hotels. This time we were staying 6 nights, having checked in smoothly we felt our room was a bit ‘tired’ so my husband contacted a member of staff. We were informed we would be moved...

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

Dear Jillian H, We are delighted that you have chosen Fairmont Bab Al Bahr once again and wish to thank you for your continued patronage. It brings us great pleasure to know that we always turn your moments into lasting memories. I will definitely share your overwhelming review with our entire team. We are looking forward to welcoming you back...

Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

It is a nice calm place facing al Maqta3 creek in Abu Dhabi, the view from the room was showing the Sheikh Zayed Grand masjid. An enjoyable swimming pool with another kids pool beside it, a gym is also available. The breakfast was good with many stations, well organised area with also an outdoor sitting. The room service was almost...

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

Dear Rami I, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your valuable feedback following your recent visit. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest. We truly appreciate all your comments and have shared your review with our relevant departments. Our entire team is looking forward to have you as our guest once again...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Being at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, gives you a feel of been away from civilization, yet with all the modern life style that you seek. feel like snack at the pool, you will have an excellent burger or any other pool like snacks, the rooms are up to an excellent standards extremely bed comfort.

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

Dear Foujo65, On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank you for staying with us while visiting Abu Dhabi and taking the time to post your lovely review. It bring us great pleasure to know that you had a nice and relaxing stay at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr. We are looking forward to welcoming you back...

Northampton U.K
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Just returned having spent 10 nights half board in this hotel. We were on the 6th floor with a really good view of the mosque, pool and beach. The fairmont view room was very spacious and had everything you needed, but in some areas needed a little attention. The worse thing for us was buffet dinner which was virtually the...

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

Dear asandks, Greetings from Fairmont Bab Al Bahr! Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post your valuable feedback following your recent visit. We sincerely appreciate all your comments and have shared your review with our relevant departments. Rest assured that your concerns have been noted and will be addressed accordingly. We trust that we will...

Manchester
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Lovely hotel over looking the Grand Mosque and we choose Fairmont Gold for the inclusive deal of money towards the evening meal, afternoon snacks and evening drinks. Hotel is very modern and felt more like a European Hotel as opposed to Arabic. Premium Leisure staff were great and Paul and the team helped my husband celebrate his birthday, setting up...

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

Dear jkd66, Thank you very much for staying at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and allowing us to be part of your husband’s birthday. We are delighted that had a lovely visit and particularly enjoyed your dining experience in Frankie's Italian Restaurant and Bar. It is also my pleasure to pass on your kind compliments to Paul and Amy who...

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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 )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: Between The Bridges, Abu Dhabi 114304, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Abu Dhabi
Price Range: $172 - $659 (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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Also Known As:
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 Luxury Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#18 Romantic Hotel in Abu Dhabi
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