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  •  Babysitting
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
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Centrally located in Abu Dhabi, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi is convenient to Abu Dhabi Mall and Heritage Village. This 4-star hotel is within the region of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Yas Waterworld.


Make yourself at home in one of the 353 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LED televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.

Food & Drink

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel’s dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Abu Dhabi? This hotel has 3357 square feet (312 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
Al Mina Street
Abu Dhabi, 51997 United Arab Emirates


4.5 Very Good 2137 Reviews
Great hotel
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had excellent service at this hotel and will stay again there. There was even a supermarket right outside. We enjoyed in room dining which was very reasonably priced. Their gym was one of the best too.

Reviewed 2 days ago

My stay has been made the most comfortable by the excellent service provided by IMAN, the Bangladeshi gentleman in the Laundry Section. My clothes are always washed and well pressed before time so they are ready for me to wear and go off to work. IMAN is very attentive and extremely professional. IMAN is an asset to any hotel. Superb service 👍Well done IMAN! I would equally like to thank WASEEEM, the Pakistani gentleman in Housekeeping who keeps my room fresh, clean and spotless. WASEEM is the best housekeeping staff I have ever seen. I am so very impressed by WASEEM. Well done WASEEM! Thank you also to Sreekant (Valet Driver) and Milan (from security) for their friendly welcome each day and helping me carry my heavy luggage. Thank you for the excellent service! Thank you very much again to IMAN and WASEEM for the great hospitality and service!

A Top hotel for value luxury summer stay
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very clean everything is convenient and works, perfect food (and I do not say that often) rooms really are genuinely fabulous for the price. Free WiFi of good speed and staff are lovely. (Especially Tarpin/Tapir who kindly helped me with an asthma attack at 3.40am.)

This Hotel is Next door to the Sheraton continental corniche where I stay more regularly but I much prefer this one. Gym is good, with helpful staff who helped me out when my sports bra broke up mid workout. The pool is small for laps but lovely clean setting with a friendly helpful lifeguard.

I loved the buffet for 127aed inc taxes. I’m vegetarian and usually offered a limited, boring choice in this country but here are interesting, imaginative dishes, exquisitely presented, perfectly cooked and HOT (usually an annoying a fail cos of cold plates and a/c) and friendly, knowledgeable chefs. I was unimpressed with the bland cheese selection (usual in uae) and the chef brought me a portion of Danish Blue instead. Which I had with walnuts and dried cranberries- delicious!

Im here for a 3 day stay right now and am very impressed. This has to be a top pick for height of summer Abu Dhabi (no beach so not ideal for cooler months) but while we are stuck inside because of the heat this is a wonderfully affordable choice. Everything is a rather depressing dark brown colour, but this seems to be a uniform of most hotels in Abu Dhabi.

Short city getaway!
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed 3 days for a short break to the city with family and friends. Our stay has a very good value for the money, Fast front office transactions check in-check out was well manage even when its busy.

Efficient housekeeping staff responds right away to whatever requests! (Though there were small downside with the toilet amenities, each day you have to request for the toiletries)

Room style are so funny with the see though bathtub!! But the room space are in average that suits all types of travelers I guess. However room ac temperature is a bit of an issue, but doesn’t ruin the good stay at all.

Very nice and cozy sports bar to look forward to specially in this football season.

Overall stay was great, Will definitely come back to this hotel everytime we have errands in the city as well as to recommend this property to other friends!

Special thanks to the staff Yazid, Jeva, Krystal, Ahmed and Ramil for always being attentive and responding fast service.

Great rooms. Expensive food & drink
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hotel rooms are spacious and good value. However, they make their profits by overcharging for everything else in the hotel. Watch out for multiple taxes on
Great sports bar. Remember to bring your credit card or a lot of cash.