A luxurious beachfront hotel with legendary hospitality and an indulgent spa.

Part of the acclaimed Qaryat Al Beri complex, this impeccably stylish hotel’s grand Arabian architecture sits on a private seafront. It’s an ideal base for combining a beach stay and Emirati culture; visit the stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, or board an abra, a traditional wooden boat, and float along the waterways, or visit the nearby Qaryat Al Beri souk.

At Sofra Bld, the hotel’s main restaurant, enjoy fine buffet dining from across the globe, with award-winning cuisines from South-East Asia, the Mediterranean and the Middle East. The focal point within the complex is the splendid CHI, The Spa, where you can relax with a Signature Asian Blend Massage that combines techniques like Chinese energy flow and Thai pressure points. After your treatment, take advantage of the spa facilities for ultimate relaxation. Feel at home in the traditionally decorated Deluxe Rooms, with a private balcony overlooking the sweeping canal. For extra space, book an Executive Suite which features a separate living area and complimentary access to the Horizon Club.

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Key information

Overlooking the strait between the mainland and Abu Dhabi island. 15 minutes from the city centre and the Corniche

Airport transfer time: Approx. 10 minutes’ group transfer from Abu Dhabi airport
Rooms: 213

Good to know

Minimum stays apply. This hotel is closed on 15-20 Feb, 24 Nov-01 Dec 2020 & 13-20 Feb 2021. This hotel has wheelchair accessible rooms.

Accommodation information

213 rooms, suites and 4 villas


• Hop on a traditional abra and head to the Arabian souk, located next to the hotel* • Experience a Four Hands Harmionizing Massage in the world-famous CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La*


1 buffet restaurant and 3 à la carte restaurants

What's included

Breakfast at Sofra Bld.

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Half Board from £34 • Buffet breakfast and dinner at Sofra Bld
Full Board from £80 • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner at Sofra Bld.

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*Denotes local charge