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Emirates Palace

Emirates Palace

Al Ras Al Akhdar , Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Basics

Overlooking its 0.8-mile (1.3-kilometer) private beach, Emirates Palace is a modern Arabian showstopper, with soaring arches, domes, and windows fronted by fountains and a gigantic staircase. The hotel measures just over a half-mile (1 kilometer) from wing to wing, and features vast halls; gold, crystal, and marble décor; Swarovski chandeliers; and 394 rooms and 92 suites.

Visitors not ready to splurge on a stay can experience the hotel in other ways: eating at an on-site hotel restaurant or booking a spa treatment. Many Abu Dhabi city tours include an exterior photo op or time to explore the hotel's public areas, while others include lunch at one of the restaurants.

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Abu Dhabi Tour: Sheik Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Marina Mall
Abu Dhabi Tour: Sheik Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Marina Mall
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Amazing Amazing Amazing tour...
Amazing Amazing Amazing tour!!!!!!! The tour guide is very knowledgeable about the city and the Mosque is ABSOLUTELY beautiful. This tour is money well spent. Abu Dhabi is a very nice place and if you come to Dubai do yourself a favor and take this tour. You will not be disappointed. I would definitely take this tour again.
Mack, Oct 2017

Recent reviews from experiences in Abu Dhabi

star-5
AMAZING
bazesq, Jan 2022
Le Café at iconic Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi
Amazing time with my parents and sister, thank you all was just amazing thank you. We really appreciate all the staff.
star-5
Fantastic experience
Didier_T, Dec 2021
Le Café at iconic Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi
Nice way to visit such an incredible hotel. We were able to walk everywhere. Perfect cappuccino and sweets.
star-5
Something worth Experiencing
glenngerryhill, Feb 2020
Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with Coffee at Emirates Palace from Dubai
A well organised tour, easy pickup, good local knowledge while travelling to and from. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a wonder. On the other end of the scale is the Coffee at Emirates Palace. Overall a day well worth it, in appreciating the country.
star-4
Must do tour
Dawn_W, Jul 2018
Abu Dhabi Tour: Sheik Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Marina Mall
This was a great way to see so many different attractions in a very efficient manner. I gave 4 stars instead of 5 because there were a couple of venues that were closed ( due to Ramadan) and we did not go into the Emirates Palace, but they compensated by making other stops. This is a great tour with friendly tour guides.
star-5
Hussein
Samantha_S, Feb 2020
Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with Coffee at Emirates Palace from Dubai
Hussein was an amazing host. He is very knowledgeable about the UAE and extremely personable. We enjoyed our time with him.
star-5
Mr. Khan
Elysha_O, Feb 2020
Abu Dhabi Tour from Dubai With Gold Coffee At Emirates Palace
Mr. Khan was very informative and patient. It was a fun-filled day with multiple stops. I do believe the tour should be updated in general. There were some stops that just made no sense so we chose to skip. Overall, it was a great experience.
star-5
Abu Dhabi
Jan H, Aug 2019
Abu Dhabi Tour from Dubai With Gold Coffee At Emirates Palace
Great day out, only 6 on the tour so it was very social. We had time to see the attractions and the restuarant lunch was really nice. Mosque stop was awesome, very fast trip back to Dubai. Perfect way to see Abu Dhabi in a day. Would recommend this tour.
star-5
Beautiful Palace
Sonia_R, Jan 2020
Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with Coffee at Emirates Palace from Dubai
Amazing tour!!! Emirates Palace was beautiful! I wish we could have access the beach area but it is only for guests. The coffee and cheesecake was great, I felt like royalty. The Mosque was beautifully historic.
star-4
Be sure to visit the Emirates Place Hotel in Abu Dhabi
Jane_W, Feb 2020
Le Café at iconic Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi
Beautiful hotel to visit. The Golden Cappuccino at Le Cafe was lovely, however we did not find the staff overly friendly. We did not realize you can visit the Palace Hotel without reserving the Golden Cappuccino. We also thought we would be allowed to visit the gardens if we reserved coffee, but this was not the cae.
star-5
Nice guide
TSUTOMU_A, Aug 2019
Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with Coffee at Emirates Palace from Dubai
Mr. Yose speak clear English and guided very well. While sightseeing to Abu Dhabi, you should visit to Grand Mosque and Emirate palace. I would like to change a coffee to gold leaf cappuccino.
star-5
Great Trip
Allan_S, Mar 2019
Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with Coffee at Emirates Palace from Dubai
The Mosque was amazing and the tour was great. Coffee at the Palace was nice too - the views from here were amazing.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Emirates Palace is a must for luxury travelers, sightseers, and culture vultures.

  • Experience the hotel on a photo op or brief visit on a wider city tour.

  • Most communal areas are open to visitors, so you can view the interior independently.

  • Dress code is smart-casual: Expect to be refused entry if wearing shorts, flip-flops, or open sandals.

  • The hotel and grounds are wheelchair accessible.

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How to Get There

There are several ways to reach Emirates Palace. Visitors can view the hotel on a guided Abu Dhabi tour, or catch a cab or self-drive to the entrance on the city’s West Corniche Road. Alternatively, several public buses run by the hotel—look for those heading to Al Marina and ask to hop off just before for a short walk to the gate.

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When to Get There

Nonresidents can view the hotel’s communal areas free, any time. That said, it’s best to avoid weekends—Fridays and Saturdays—or during any big event, as the hotel may refuse entry if it’s busy. To ensure admission, you may want to reserve a table at a restaurant or the café.

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Top Tips for Visiting Emirates Palace

To experience the opulence of Emirates Palace’s without staying there, pop in to enjoy its signature Palace Cappuccino, sprinkled with 24-carat gold flakes. Otherwise, up the luxury with an afternoon tea of scones, sandwiches, and dessert cakes with premium teas or coffees. Both are served at Le Café, and you’re advised to book ahead due to high demand.

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