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Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat al Beri, Abu Dhabi

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Description & Facilities


5 Stars




City Centre
Restaurants / Bars
Wedding Abroad

The stunning Shangri-La Hotel is located close to the airport golf course and city centre however the beautiful extensive gardens will make you feel like you are in your own faraway place. The hotel is luxuriously appointed with Arabic decor and is connected by a winding waterway upon which sail abras, traditional Arabic boats.

You can enjoy a relaxing trip in the abra which can take you to the hotels souk, a traditional market, where you can browse the many shops selling jewellery, clothes and traditional artefacts. The Shangri-La Hotel has its very own private beach which is the perfect place to enjoy a beautiful sunset over Abu Dhabi.

The hotel has 214 rooms and suites as well as six four-bedroom villas all of which are elegantly furnished and include modern facilities with an Arabian flair. The Deluxe rooms include a private balcony with a view of the canal as well as a beautiful marble and mosaic bathroom with walk-in rain shower.

For a more spacious room you can opt to stay in an Executive Suite which includes a private balcony, separate dining/living area and luxury toiletries. The Executive Suites have views of the canal and include luxurious furnishings and exclusive Horizon Club privileges.

The villas at the Shangri-La Hotel are designed to provide an exclusive sanctuary with state of the art technology and include a discreet and convenient butler service. Each villa includes a private swimming pool, dining room, garage and lounge and some of the villas include a private cinema.

The Shangri-La Hotel has some of the best restaurants in Abu Dhabi and these include the Shang Palace where you can enjoy authentic Chinese food or if you are in the mood for fine dining choose the Bord Eau restaurant where you can sample the finest French cuisine.

The Sofra-bid is an all-day dining restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast and lunch and the Pearls & caviar restaurant provides an elegant sitting to enjoy Mediterranean food. The Shangri-La Hotel also boasts an award winning Vietnamese restaurant as well as a number of bars where you can enjoy drinks either by the pool or when taking in the cityscape.

The hotel aims to offer everything you could possibly need for a comfortable and memorable stay and facilities include a beautiful spa, hospitality lounge and hair and beauty salon as well as a 24 hour business centre and tour desk for organising local tours to tourist attractions. A helicopter transfer can be arranged to and from the airport or a taxi or limousine service is available.

The Shangri-La Hotel is the perfect choice for a luxury stay in Abu Dhabi with helpful and attentive staff on hand to take care of everything for you, and the beautiful setting makes this a great choice for wedding venue too with planners available to take care of every detail. You can choose from taking your vows on the stunning private beach which has wonderful views of the Grand Mosque or for a more intimate event the ballroom can accommodate your wedding party.


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Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat al Beri
Flight Time
6.5 hours (approximately)
Journey Time From Airport
  • 10 minutes by Road
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"Hot 24c sunny"
"Very pleasant in the low 20's but filly in late afternoon, cold winds blowing in."
"We were lucky the majority of the time it was sunny and warm/hot although it did rain a few days but that was expected as it's a tropical country"


"Mid. 20's every day"
"perfect for skiing"
"Perfect. Not too hot and pleasant, dry heat."


"Mixed as you would expect when visiting cloud forests, rain forests, mountain regions Caribbean and Pacific beach resorts."
"Very good"
"hot and sunny"
"Very hot 37d"
"Amazing weather - hot every day"


"very good"
"Hot and Dry ... aircon is a must!"
"28 degrees and sun shine, perfect"
"Very good.Sunny, variable cloud, about 20 c.1 thunderstorm."


"very good"
"perfect, nice tan"
"warm/hot sunshine"
"not as good as it has been in the med"
"Stunning, almost too hot...almost!"


"Very good"
"hot & sunny"
"Very changeable."
"Warm in the high 30s but we have previously know it be up to 50s."
"Very hot"
"Heat wave"


"Excellent, hot and sunny"
"Sometimes almost too hot. Generally very good."
"Fantastic, hot, but that's what we like"
"Very hot"
"Beautiful.Very hot."


"hot and sunny"
"45 degrees centigrade."
"Hot hot hot!!!"
"Sunny and hot max 35c min 23c"
"very good"


"The weather was hot blue skies the whole time mwe were there"
"very good"
"Very hot. 38degrees at 9 am"
"Very hot"
"Hot and sunny"
"We travelled in September 2016 ... the minimum temperature was 39 degrees and the maximum was 44 degrees."
"Rained on our visit to Cannes cold to start with then was 35 degrees"


"ok, it is england!"
"very hot"
"The weather was amazing, very hot and perfect at night time."
"Hot! Gorgeous"


"30 degrees"
"Hot perfect"
"Good, very dusty for three days, one wet and one glorious"
"Hot but comfortable"
"Very warm"


"Warmer than Jordan"
"perfect not mega hot but lovely and warm"
"Hot low 20s"

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat al Beri, Abu Dhabi

Official Star Rating

Holidaysplease Customers Reviews

Rating Summary

Rooms 8.5 / 10
Service 8.5 / 10
Food 8.5 / 10
Facilities 8.5 / 10
Average 8.5 / 10

Lisa W

Location was poor

Susan T

Loved the hotel and prices not as expensive as first feared - cheaper than dubia
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