One of Abu Dhabi’s original urban resorts, Le Méridien Abu Dhabi was inaugurated over 35 years ago by the father of the nation, Sheikh Zayed and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. A landmark that has evolved with this bustling metropolis, Le Méridien is located strategically in an area previously referred to as the “Tourist Club”, right next to Abu Dhabi Mall and at the nexus of a new bridge connecting old & new Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi International Airport, as well as golf, shopping and key corporate, government and cultural hubs are just a short drive away from the resort.
An authentic Arabian retreat that offers memorable, attentive service, Le Méridien Abu Dhabi offers Arabian design, extensive resort facilities and a 200m stretch of beach, accompanied by over 20,000 square meters of landscaped gardens that provide a relaxed, idyllic setting within the city. Starting with the hotel’s entrance, curious minds are transported from the hustle and bustle of the outside world to a true Le Méridien resort experience. Once inside the resort, experience a unique sensorial environment created though elements of sound, scent, and light. Discovery continues at check-in with Unlock Art, where guests receive a limited-edition room key designed exclusively by an LM100 artist, which also allows you to receive complimentary access to the Manarat Al Saadiyat, a 15,400 square meter tribute that brings the story of Saadiyat to life.
Find refuge in 234 comfortable and spacious guest rooms, featuring modern colours and paintings by local artists, plus Le Méridien signature beds. Then, awaken and start the day to a great breakfast, accompanied by refreshing eye-opener shots and expertly crafted Illy coffee. Discover a new perspective on the traditional beach holiday at Le Méridien Abu Dhabi, with plenty to explore and uncover within the resort. The gardens are home to a surprising variety of flowers, fish, turtles and birds, including aviaries with well-known resident parrots Fred and Ginger. Active guests with a passion for the outdoors can indulge in a variety of water sports and squash, tennis and beach volleyball. Then, pamper mind and body at the Eden Spa, with over 50 treatments to choose from and the only aqua medic pool in the city.
Cuisine is the centerpiece of the Le Méridien Abu Dhabi experience, with the unique ‘village’ setting being home to one of the best Thai restaurants in the city, Talay, the most authentic Italian restaurants with unforgettable pizzas, Pappagallo and the only real sports bar, NRG, which can stream up to 8 live events at the same time. Delight in live music played by a trio of Greek musicians in Acropolis, the unique authentic Greek restaurant in the capital. Embark on a taste of discovery at Latest Recipe, the all-day contemporary restaurant, featuring new and old recipes from Eastern and Western gastronomy. Le Méridien has also developed a reputation as a cultural hub in a metropolis that is home to residents of many nationalities and cultures, with well-known food festivals and National Days regularly celebrated at the resort …join in and become part of the community.
Whether you’re in town on business or holiday, Le Méridien offers an ideal nexus between new and old Abu Dhabi, plus a memorable European hospitality experience rooted in Arabian culture and tradition.