Hotel Fact Sheet
May 26, 2015
Situated on Al Maryah Island at the core of Abu Dhabi’s new International Financial Center, on the prestigious commercial development Abu Dhabi Global Market Square and directly connected to The Galleria luxury shopping destination and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Rosewood Abu Dhabi brings peerless style and service to the UAE. Inspired by the glistening Arabian Gulf, the ultra-luxury hotel features 154 spacious guest rooms and 35 suites offering dramatic views of the Arabian Gulf and the Abu Dhabi skyline. The 34-story tower offers a unique interpretation of Middle East architectural elements with comfortable furnishings and warm color palettes representative of the region’s rich history.
Abu Dhabi is the capital city and largest of the seven emirates that make up the UAE. The island capital is located on the northeastern part of the Persian Gulf in the Arabian Peninsula. It is less than 250 meters from the mainland and is joined to the mainland by a series of bridges including Maqta and Mussafah bridges. Year-round sunshine, pristine beaches, spectacular sand dunes and a vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere await visitors to Abu Dhabi. These, combined with distinctive Arabian hospitality, mystique and a world-class infrastructure make Abu Dhabi an enchanting destination to visit for business or leisure.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi commands a prestigious waterfront location on Al Maryah Island. The island occupies a unique location at a midpoint between Abu Dhabi's existing downtown district, the upcoming developments at Al Reem Island and the new cultural district on Saadiyat Island.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi provides a sophisticated and warm residential style of living. Stylishly contemporary furnishings are complemented with modern regional artwork and traditional accessories. All rooms and suites feature thoughtful amenities including an iPad® room navigation system, media centre with 55” flat-screen TV, oversized Villeroy & Boch bath tub and Pratesi Egyptian cotton linen. Each and every accommodation features floor-to-ceiling windows to bring the vibrancy of the Arabian Gulf into every room. And, all guests enjoy round-the-clock professional butler service.
Services & Amenities
- Concierge service
- Butler service
- Valet parking
- 24-hour in-room dining
- High-speed Internet access
- Twice daily-housekeeping including nightly turndown
- Rose Buds® children’s program
- Private dining and banquet facilities
- Business Centre
- Ladies' and gentlemen's salons
- Heated/cooled outdoor swimming pool with spacious pool deck
- Nearby golf and beach club
An oasis of luxury and tranquility, Sense, A Rosewood Spa® at Rosewood Abu Dhabi offers an extensive range of indulgent therapies, treatments and services, including signature offerings that integrate local healing traditions with indigenous ingredients.
The spa's nine full-service treatment rooms, outfitted in soft neutral tones accented with quart rose and amethyst hues, curved white leather sofas and lilac chenille lounge chairs, soothe the senses and offer an invitation to unwind. In addition, two signature rooms are dedicated to traditional hammam cleansing rituals. The treatment lounge, with its dark wood floors and bronze and plum tiled walls, features a soaking tub with marble surround. To encourage guests to drift and relax, the hammam room offers iridescent bronze mosaic tiles, white crystalline rift-cut stone, driftwood sculptures and rippling drapes.
The spa features relaxation areas complete with cold mist showers, a large whirlpool with glittering silver and platinum tile interiors, a sauna with fiber optic lighting and an infrared stone feature wall and a stream room with chromo therapy features. Bedecked with stone water sculptures, dark eucalyptus consoles accented with honey onyx stone and sumptuous custom throws in rich golds and purple, the relaxation lounge provides an absolutely blissful retreat.
A pedigree health and fitness venue, the fitness centre is set in rich dark woods with leather accents and offers a world-class range of modern exercise equipment for cardiovascular workouts and muscle management as well as a refreshing juice bar.
Catalan A nod to the elegance of the early 1900s, Catalan is a classic salon that evokes the welcoming charm and comfort of a fine European home. With ribbon-shaped fine woods and floor-to-ceiling views of the gardens, this authentic restaurant provides a warm and cozy atmosphere for diners, romantics and food enthusiasts of Catalan cuisine.
Spice Mela Offering an array of textures, colors and spices, Spice Mela takes one on a delightful journey through the fascinating ﬂavors of India. The restaurant cleverly combines classic recipes with contemporary food trends, presenting Indian cooking at its finest. A delicious selection of vegetarian dishes may also be savored while gazing at the striking waterfront view from this enchanting venue.
Sambusek This delightfully traditional Lebanese restaurant commands a cool elegance that is vibrantly upbeat. Capturing the true essence of Lebanese cuisine, Sambusek delights seafood lovers as well with the quality and freshness of its ingredients from the local fish market. More than a restaurant, it is a destination for family and friends to enjoy in comfort and style.
Aqua Aqua provides a casual setting for relaxed dining with friends and family. Open all day, Aqua starts with an imaginative buffet breakfast served from a live interactive show kitchen. A special antipasti selection is prepared for lunch in combination with a la carte dishes from the Northern region of Italy. Come sunset, Aqua continues on a distinctly Italian path with an extensive a la carte menu and live cooking. For outdoor lovers, al fresco dining can also be enjoyed on the waterfront terrace. Every Friday, the restaurant offers a lively artisan brunch.
Dai Pai Dong Nestled where Rosewood Abu Dhabi meets The Galleria and represented by a smoky Dragon and Phoenix, this authentic Chinese restaurant celebrates honest Cantonese cuisine and is a must visit in Abu Dhabi’s growing dining scene.
La Cava An intimate, exclusive live wine cellar, La Cava takes its inspiration from the rich history of wine making, allowing experienced sommeliers to present a palette-testing variety of wines from boutique to classic vineyards. Descending into La Cava via circular wooden stairs, the focus on wine is evidenced by wall-to-wall cabinets nurturing 1,500 premium labels. The Private Reserve caters to exclusive tastes with the rarest of vintages offered in a highly secured part of the cellar. A walk-in cigar room and humidor, in combination with a prized whisky selection, make for a very snug cigar bar.
Glo A funky and glamorous open-air bar, Glo takes its name from the venue's striking signature lighting that warms up the evening sky. While listening to live DJ music, one can choose from an extensive champagne and cocktail menu and savor chic Italian dishes.
Smoke Venture outside Sambusek restaurant into Smoke, the Shisha terrace. Enjoy striking views of the waterfront and Abu Dhabi skyline while relaxing beside live fire pits where red-hot embers stoke delicious Shisha flavors.
Hidden Bar A private and slightly mysterious hideaway for soft spoken get-togethers, this cozy lounge features cocoon-style seating with gliding veiled drapes. Discover a selection of fine and rare spirits.
Majlis Lobby Lounge Meet, greet and mingle in the hotel living room, the ideal place for gathering and being tempted by delicious snacks, pastries and hot and cold beverages.
Meeting & Event
Rosewood Abu Dhabi's meeting and conference facilities offer the perfect combination of elegance and advanced technology, complemented by a seasoned team of professionals. Inspired by the union of desert and sea, the shapes and colors of the hotel's meeting and event rooms pay homage to local landscape by reflecting the flow of water as it contrasts with the curving shapes of sand.
- 1,636 square meters (17,808 square feet) of indoor meeting space including two ballrooms, two meeting rooms, four boardrooms and generous outdoor function space
- Accommodates all sizes and types of gatherings from intimate dinners to receptions for up to 1,040 guests.
- High-speed Internet access and full A/V services complement all venues.
Rosewood Ballroom The Rosewood Ballroom provides stunning pillar-free event space of 968 square meters. The natural available light from the glass frontage gives this sophisticated ballroom a visual presence that is unmatched in Abu Dhabi. Floor-to-ceiling walnut paneling adds weighty sophistication to the venue. The ballroom's prefunction areas provide a remarkable panorama of the Arabian Gulf.
Yasmine Ballroom The Yasmine Ballroom offers 224 square meters of flexible meeting and event space. It is a perfect size for a seated event for up to 150 guests. Beyond the ballroom, there are two additional meeting rooms and four boardrooms, allowing a flexible approach to corporate entertaining and a desirable venue for social engagements including weddings.
Pool Area The pool area and the surrounding social decking provide an outdoor event option ideal for cocktail parties, fashion shows and creative occasions.
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