Sands

 4 stars
Zayed Ii, P.O. Box 32430, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 32430  show mapSave
From  US$ 77
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  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
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  • Facilities

Overview

The classic 4-star Sands offers individual accommodation in a commercial area of Abu Dhabi. Renovated in 2012, this hotel combines the modern with international architecture.

Rooms

Sands offers 255 rooms fitted with a microwave, in-room safe and a kitchenette for a comfortable stay in Abu Dhabi. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, bathrobes and a hairdryer available in all guestrooms.

Eat

A comprehensive breakfast is served daily. Dishes of Italian cuisine are served in the outdoor restaurant. The traditional bar serves a selection of tea.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs AED 40 per person per night. 

Work

For its guests Sands offers internet access, a conference room and a business center as well as parking, a beauty salon.

Relax

Guests can benefit from a rooftop pool, live entertainment as well as a health club, a sauna and Jacuzzi. A gym, fitness classes are provided in the on-site fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is AED 30 per day.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of floors   16.  Number of rooms   257.

Location

hotel Sands Abu Dhabi location

Facing Manarat al Saadiyat, The Corniche and Caracal Shooting Club the hotel is located in the heart of Abu Dhabi. It will take you 10 minutes to get to the popular Murjan Splash Park, Paris Gallery and Abu Dhabi Ice Rink.

The nearby surroundings feature embassies, exhibition centers and banks.

Getting around.

Due to its central location, it will only take you a 25-minute drive to get to the Abu Dhabi International airport.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 5.8km
  • Airport Abu Dhabi International - 23.5km

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Airport shuttle
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Terrace

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per night/person for baby cots. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

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King Size Bed or Double Bed - 27m2

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    King Size Bed or Double Bed - 55m2

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            Sands LocationWhat's nearby

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            What's nearby

            Popular areas
            • City Center
              2.5km
            • Abu Dhabi Public beach
              4.2km
            General
            • Gold Souk
              700 m
            • Große Moschee
              1.2km
            • Fish Market & Vegetable Souk
              1.4km
            • Al Manhal Palace
              1.9km
            • Al Bateen Palace
              4.1km
            • Abu Dhabi Int. Marine Sports Club
              4.6km
            • Al Khubeirah Garden
              4.6km
            Shopping Areas
            • Zayed City Center
              600 m
            • Abu Dhabi Mall
              1.7km
            • Al Wahda Mall
              2.1km
            • Marina Mall
              4.8km
            Stadiums
            • Ah Nahyan Stadium
              2.3km
            • Al Jazira Sports & Cultural Club
              4.6km
            Museums
            • Heritage Village
              4.6km

            Local Attractions

            • The Corniche
              2.1km
              Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates
            • Caracal Shooting Club
              2.3km
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            • Sea Lion Interaction UAE
              2.5km
              Emirates Park Zoo, Abu Dhabi
            • Cobra Muay Thai Abu Dhabi
              3.5km
              Khaleej Al Arabi St, Abu Dhabi
            • Abu Dhabi Country Club
              5.3km
              Al Saada Street, Abu Dhabi

            Near the hotel

            • Murjan Splash Park
              760 m
              Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi
            • Paris Gallery
              940 m
              Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates
            • Abu Dhabi Ice Rink
              1.3km
              Airport Road, behind Carrefour, Abu Dhabi

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Nihal

              62% likes this, based on 19 reviews

              250 m
              Madinat Zayed

              Phone: 02 631 8088

            • Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge

              75% likes this, based on 156 reviews
              Food: Thai, Vietnamese, Asian, Indonesian, Singaporean
              Price Range: USD 6 - USD 31

              350 m
              Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi

              Phone: 009712 616 6101

            • The Garden Restaurant

              65% likes this, based on 39 reviews
              Food: European, Asian, International, Philippine
              Price Range: USD 7 - USD 52

              350 m
              Crowne Plaza Hotel

              Phone: 00971 2 616 6166

            • Heroes Sports Bar

              76% likes this, based on 30 reviews
              Food: Bistro, British, Bar, Brew Pub
              Price Range: USD 5 - USD 35

              360 m
              Basement Level, Crowne Plaza Hotel

              Phone: 00971 26166101

            • China Restaurant

              81% likes this, based on 12 reviews

              370 m
              Hotel Novotel, Hamdan

            Sands Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sands

            Average guest rating

            3.7
            out of 5
            Very good
            Based on 30 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Value
            3.9
            Dining
            3.5
            Rooms
            3.7
            Location
            3.7
            Service
            3.4

            Individual guest reviews

            • Other handy services included the business centre and pool and gym, hotel staff were great. The room was comfortable.

              Bar on first floor was dirty.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.1
              • Location
                4
              • Rooms
                4
              • Value
                4
            • Good location, stay was pleasant and the reception staff were excellent specially Ahmad. Bed was very comfortable, an Asian Bar made our night unforgettable.

              The room decor was old.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.2
              • Location
                4
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                4
              • Value
                3
              • Dining
                5
            • Good location and services, nice hotel. Reasonable price, lobby and business center is newly renovated, the staff are accommodating. Bar is lively and the rooftop pool is excellent.

              Non smoking area nor clear, dated decor and interior design was poor. No internet was available.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                3.6
              • Location
                4
              • Rooms
                3
              • Service
                3
              • Value
                4
            • Excellent hotel only minutes away from the corniche area and good facilities.

              Small rooms.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                3.4
              • Rooms
                3
              • Service
                3
              • Value
                4
            • The stay made my memory unforgettable, gym was superb and at good maintenance.

              Cleanliness of the room wasn't great.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                4.7
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                5
              • Value
                5
            • Good hotel and very accommodating staff.

              Room hot.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                3.6
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                3
              • Value
                4
            • Nice room for a 3 stars hotel and good services.

              The staff in the lobby were a little bit arrogant.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                3.5
              • Service
                4
              • Value
                3
            • Good design, friendly staff and the toilets were very dirty room # 723.

              Limited English language channels on tv.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                3.3
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                3
              • Value
                4
            • Well about sands hotel and near good resturant, taxi. Great staff, room was clean.

              3 poor services and bathroom is very old.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                3.6
              • Location
                4
              • Rooms
                3
              • Service
                3
              • Value
                4
            • The location was great every thing is near to you and hotel is good.

              The rooms are a little dated in decor, some of the staff are rude, poorly trained and the furniture is old 2.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                3.8
              • Location
                5
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                2
              • Value
                4
            • Good location in the centre of town and quiet hotel. Staff behaviour is excellent and the bathroom is clean and nice.

              The room was a bit small and the decor is old fashioned, rome service receiver lady is very unfriendly, no parking facility is available.

              My rating for the hotel:

              • Average rating
                3.3
              • Location
                3
              • Rooms
                4
              • Service
                3
              • Value
                4
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