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Overview of Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

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Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar
Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar
40-inch LED TV with digital channels
Premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAbu Dhabi Corniche8 min walk
    Popular LocationAbu Dhabi Commercial Bank14 min walk
    Popular LocationKhalifa Center3 min drive
    AirportAbu Dhabi (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl.)31 min drive

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Presidential Room

  • 1830 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Comfort Apartment, 1 Bedroom

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 797 sq ft
  • Partial sea view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Executive Room

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 538 sq ft
  • Partial sea view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Room

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 398 sq ft
  • Partial sea view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed OR 1 Single Bed

About this area

Abu Dhabi

Located in Abu Dhabi's Al Zahiyah neighbourhood, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi is in the city centre. Heritage Village and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Sheikh Zayed Stadium or Al Wahda Club. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Abu Dhabi Corniche - 8 min walk
  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank - 14 min walk
  • Capital Garden - 2 min drive
  • Khalifa Center - 3 min drive
  • Abu Dhabi Mall - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Abu Dhabi (AUH-Abu Dhabi Intl.) - 30 min drive

Restaurants

  • Filaments — 1 min walk
  • The Foundry — 1 min walk
  • Tripoli Restaurant - 5 min walk
  • El Sombrero - 6 min walk
  • Malaga The Lounge - 6 min walk

About this property

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

4-star Abu Dhabi hotel in Al Zahiyah, walk to Abu Dhabi Corniche
Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has an outdoor pool and 3 bars/lounges. Free WiFi in public areas, free valet parking and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour fitness centre, a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli are on-site. All 353 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and pillowtop beds. Guests can enjoy deep soaking bathtubs, and other standard amenities include 24-hour room service, minibars and LED TVs.
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi offers 353 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers and bidets.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a sauna and a 24-hour fitness centre.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Extended parking on site (surcharge)
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free local area shuttle

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–10:30 AM: AED 78 for adults and AED 61 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (3357 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from April 25 2021 to May 31 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AED 130.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AED 130.0 per day

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: AED 200 per stay
  • A tax is imposed by the city: AED 0.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AED 78 for adults and AED 61 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AED 160 per vehicle (one way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AED 130.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AED 130.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Abu Dhabi Sun
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
Southern Sun Hotel Abu Dhabi
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi Hotel
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi Hotel
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi Hotel Abu Dhabi

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4.6
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 639 out of 972 reviews
5 - Excellent 66%
Rating 4 - Good. 274 out of 972 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 36 out of 972 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 972 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 17 out of 972 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
it was clean and in good location near corniche
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The facility was well maintained with cleanliness during this Pandemic. The free onsite parking was a great amenity. Great view of the water.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness
Nothing special, but certainly needs to be more accommodating to families with kids
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great staff and great place for the price! The rooms are spacious and cozy.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021