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Dubai, Abu Dhabi
The Emirates PalaceDiamond Grand RoomEmirates Palace FrontDusk & The Palace

Location

Part of the Kempinski group, this top luxury hotel stands along a white sandy beach, a short drive from downtown Abu Dhabi. Entirely covered with gold leaves like the other 113 smaller domes of the resort, the 60-meter high dome of the palace immediately catches the eye. The Abu Dhabi airport is situated about 35 kilometers away.

Rooms

The Emirates Palace offers 394 rooms and suites. All the rooms are very spacious (smallest surface area : 55 m2) and luxuriously appointed with opulent Oriental details like gold leaves mingled with contemporary facilities like air-conditioning, in-room safe, mini bar (large choice of complimentary soft drinks), touchscreen remote control lights and TV. Guests can surf freely on the Internet with the interactive plasma screen TV. All the rooms are also fitted with a bathroom with separate shower, a balcony, a dedicated butler service, an office area and turn down service. Fresh fruit, flowers and mineral water are offered every day.
-Coral Room (55 m2)
With a view of the park and the garden.
Designed for 2 adults and 1 child under 12

-Pearl Room (55 m2)
With a side sea view.
Designed for 2 adults and 1 child under 12

-Diamond Room (55 m2)
With a sea-facing view.
Designed for 2 adults and 1 child under 12

-Khaleej Suite (110 m2)
Features a living room and a separate bedroom, a jacuzzi, a walk-in closet and a roomy balcony or terrace. Complimentary limousine transfers to/from the airport of Abu Dhabi.
Designed for 2 adults and 2 children under 12

-Khaleej Deluxe Suite (165 m2)
Bigger than the Khaleej Suite and includes a dining room.
Designed for 2 adults and 2 children under 12

Gastronomy

With nine restaurants and bars, the Emirates Palace offers a various choice of culinary delights to pamper all your taste buds. Guests will enjoy Mediterranean, European, Lebanese, Persian and international dishes. The Havana Club boasts a wide selection of the finest cigars and cognacs while The Caviar Bar regales its guests with an outstanding choice of champagnes and caviars. The Embassy Club serves delicious meals at lunch time ; at sundown, the restaurant changes into a nightclub with a dance floor.
-Mezzaluna : Italian restaurant
-Sayad : seafood and fish specialties
-Le Vendôme Brasserie : buffet
-Diwan L’Auberge : Lebanese cuisine with live entertainment
-Anar : Persian restaurant
-Palace Ceremony : in-room dining
-Las Brisas : salads and grill specialties
-Cascades : fine cuisine and kids’ menus
-Havana Club : cognacs, armagnacs and cigars on the 4th floor of the hotel
-Al Majlis and Caviar Bar : pre-dinner cocktails and canapés ; finest champagnes and caviars. Live music.

East Wing PoolEast Wing CorridorAnar RestaurantSayad Restaurant
Emirates Palace Diwan l'Auberge RestaurantSwimming PoolLobby LoungeAdventure PoolAt NightAl Qasr BBQThe Havana ClubKhaleej Deluxe Suite BathroomAerialKhaleej Suite LoungeEast Wing Leisure PoolLas Brisas RestaurantGrand Room BathroomPool & Waterslide

Sports and Wellness

The Emirates Palace has its own private beach (1.3 kilometer long), an “adventure pool” situated in the western wing of the resort as well as a peaceful leisure swimming pool with butler service in the eastern wing. It also boasts two fitness centers equipped with the latest “Technogym” apparels that offer sports addicts a complete personalized training program : cardio-training, aquaerobics & aerobics classes and so on (open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.). The resort also provides its guests with table tennis facilities, two soccer playgrounds (one on the beach), badminton, water polo, basketball, cricket, kayaks, bike rental, volleyball and beach volley playgrounds, four floodlit tennis courts, jogging tracks as well as a wide range of water sports such as water-skiing, wake boarding, fishing and Banana Boats. A water park and swimming lessons are also at guests’ disposal. Open since summer 2007, the spa offers an extensive array of relaxing and rejuvenating beauty treatments. The Emirates Palace also boasts its own PADI diving center, an attractive place for diving and snorkeling fans. Children aged 5 to 12 (kids under 4 years old must be supervised by an adult) will enjoy the Sarab Land, a secured playground offering lots of activities.

Miscellaneous

Concierge desk, children’s activities program, 24-hour room service, newspapers delivery. An auditorium, a spacious ballroom and over 40 meeting rooms can host seminars and events. Each wing of the hotel has its own private reception desk.

Our Opinion:

No doubt the Emirates Palace is an authentic palace! A palace that beautifully combines the splendor of a grand hotel with Arabian hospitality. Alleyways and corridors inside the resort and the hotel itself sometimes seem extremely long... The Emirates Palace is however the most opulent and luxurious hotel in the capital city of the UAE and stands as a real competitor for Dubai's numerous idyllic hotels.