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Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown

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Sheikh Zayed the 1st Rd Electra Street, Abu Dhabi 32430 United Arab Emirates
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 04/01/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 04/01/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#15 of 163 in Abu Dhabi
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Located in the heart of the city, Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown is the ideal place for a city break in the capital. Combining contemporary design, sophisticated facilities, and friendly world class service, the hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers, who can enjoy the ideal proximity to major commercial centres, tourist attractions and shopping malls.

The hotel features 194 spacious guest rooms, 16 sophisticated suites, and 31 full serviced apartments, offering ultimate comfort and convenience while boasting views of prominent city landmarks.

Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown is also proud to offer a Kids Eat and Stay Free policy, which is the perfect choice for families.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Kids stay free
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Valet parking
Wifi
Rooftop pool
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Spa
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Safe
VIP room facilities
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Centrally Located
Business
Languages Spoken
English, Arabic, Filipino, Hindi

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Grade: 89 out of 100
78Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
4Attractionswithin 0.5 km
709Reviews14Q+A79Room tips
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Vandit wrote a review 16 May
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The service this hotel provides is absolutely excellent. we were greeted by friendly staff who informed us in detail of all the amenities available at the hotel. premises were very clean and st. Housekeeping is also excellent. Room is clean.The hotel provides toothbrushes, i want to Thank you Anson is doing amazing job.everything is good
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Mukund K wrote a review 16 May
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Comfortable rooms, with clean and comfortable rooms. Coffee, tea in room. Courteous staff in all service areas. Well connected on Electra street (Zayed the 1st). Good choice of breakfast & Lunch. No to pricey. Overall a good deal.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Vishnu Chandran A wrote a review 14 May
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Perfect hotel and excellent service from Housekeeping staff Anson is doing excellent job. Thank you for making our stay memorable. We like our room so much. Everyone is amazing and the location is great . I love this hotel and I will surely come and visit again. I will recommend this hotel to all my friends.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Bibin V wrote a review 13 May
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Excellent service .Happy to stay with Holliday innRoom.is spacious and clean.I want to mention Mr Anson is delivering the requests and friendly.overall brand standard hotel and the room is superb.pool also nice
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Арслан Ц wrote a review 5 May
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Good breakfast! We liked the variety of dishes, the omlette for each visitor on demand, the service was also great, all the staff was very polite. The only thing we'd improve is the quality of fruits & vegetables, not enough taste.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from IHG Abu Dhabi Downtown, Owner at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown
Responded 1 week ago
Dear _S4606OF Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Rami Serhal Cluster General Manager
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jerome c wrote a review Apr 2022
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Good service and break fast food is good. Maam rovella is very approachable and his crew. The hotel was so good and very clean. All stop is very approachable and service. Then the amenities is cool swimming
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from IHG Abu Dhabi Downtown, Owner at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear jeromecQ1968HH, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Rovelia would be delighted to receive a special mention on TripAdvisor! It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Rami Serhal Cluster General Manager
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Pawandeep wrote a review Apr 2022
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Overall good stay. Everything next to perfect. Facilities are upto the mark. Location is very good. All in all my compliment is very satisfied to all services of the establishment. Special Thanks to Housekeeping Staff.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from IHG Abu Dhabi Downtown, Owner at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Baggapaw, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Rami Serhal Cluster General Manager
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Jesus D wrote a review Apr 2022
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Service crew are well trained,they rendering good services towards us the clients. Their facility is clean and the food the prepared are very good and acceptable to our tummy. All in all my compliment is very satisfied to all services of the establishment.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from IHG Abu Dhabi Downtown, Owner at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear D6272FVjesusd, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Rami Serhal Cluster General Manager
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Antelio Cristia... M wrote a review Apr 2022
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We thanks for the reception and all assistance we had with you. Even thou sometimes the food was not familiar to us. But we succeed to try another thing to eat and feed us. Thank you for all. and improve what you can to be so much wonderful 👍
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from IHG Abu Dhabi Downtown, Owner at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear anteliocristianom, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Rami Serhal Cluster General Manager
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Richard natividad wrote a review Apr 2022
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Comfortable and wonderful stay room spacious and clean..the room service deliver food is good..tnx also housekeeping guy to my cleaning room and what ever i need..i just wanna thanks to Allan concierge guy a wonderful service..
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from IHG Abu Dhabi Downtown, Owner at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Natividadrich062278, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Allan would be delighted to receive such a special mention on TripAdvisor! It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Rami Serhal Cluster General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
US$56 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sands hotel abu dhabi
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Sands Hotel Abu Dhabi
LOCATION
United Arab EmiratesEmirate of Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
241
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown?
Nearby attractions include Abu Dhabi Ice Rink (0.4 km), State Of Art Jewellery Designers LLC (0.5 km), and KM Trading (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jones The Grocer, Spaccanapoli Ristorante, and Cho Gao Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Does Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown have airport transportation?
Yes, Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, Arabic, and Filipino.
Are there any historical sites close to Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Qasr Al Hosn (1.5 km), Heritage Village (4.0 km), and Dhafeer Fort (1.9 km).