Sands

 4 stars
Zayed Ii, P.O. Box 32430, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 32430  show mapSave
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3.7
out of 5
Very good
Based on  30 reviews
Good hotel and very accommodating staff.
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  • Overview
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  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • 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 50 per person per night.  A buffet breakfast is served at the price of 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
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Airport shuttle
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
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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                  Sands LocationWhat's nearby

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                  • Attractions for Tourists
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                  • Convention Centers
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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
                  • Al Khubeirah Garden
                    4.6km
                  • Abu Dhabi Int. Marine Sports Club
                    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
                    Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates
                  • 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

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                    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:

                  Rooms
                  3.7
                  Location
                  3.7
                  Service
                  3.4
                  Value
                  3.9
                  Dining
                  3.5

                  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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