The next time you go on holiday, choose the UAE as your destination – you’ll find that 5-star hotels in Abu Dhabi and within the world-renowned Yas Island Abu Dhabi entertainment hub offer magnificent accommodations and truly posh experiences that will make your trip extra memorable.

Five-star hotels deliver the highest level of comfort, facilities and services for all guests. Staying in hotels of this calibre promises a travel experience unlike any other, so prepare to get a taste of the rich-and-famous lifestyle when you make reservations in luxurious Yas Island hotels.


What Sets Abu Dhabi 5-Star Hotels Apart from the Competition?

According to the Abu Dhabi Hotel Classification Manual produced by the Department of Culture and Tourism, a five-star hotel in Abu Dhabi must fit the following description:

“Luxurious standards and designs, very high levels of comfort. Characteristics include spaciousness, extensive offering of amenities, impeccable standard of excellence in service provision and in quality of facilities and infrastructure, as well as large variety in offering within outlets, such as F&B and spas/health clubs.”


To give you an idea, here are examples of extraordinary elements you’ll find in an Abu Dhabi luxury hotel:


  • Palatial lobbies that are true architectural works of art, opulent furnishings, and cutting-edge interior design

  • Massive guest rooms and suites fitted with high-end features such as (several) large-screen plasma TVs

  • Marble bathrooms with a personal Jacuzzi tub and lavish bath products

  • Bedrooms with fresh flowers and premium-quality linens daily

  • High-quality amenities such as multiple heated pools, state-of-the-art fitness centres with personal trainers, tennis courts, golf courses, spa services

  • Gourmet restaurants and live on-site entertainment

  • A 24-hour personal butler or designated concierge, speedy, round-the-clock room service and valet parking


Aside from these luxurious provisions, 5-star hotels take special care to go the extra mile for their guests. Staff undergo rigorous training to connect with each guest emotionally – to anticipate and deliver everything a guest may want or need for utmost satisfaction.

Let’s look at the decadent features, high-end services, and unique offerings that make these five swanky properties in Yas Island and elsewhere in Abu Dhabi genuinely worthy of the 5-star classification.


The Best 5-Star Hotels in Yas Island


1. W Hotel Yas Island, Abu Dhabi 

If an exhilarating island getaway is what you have in mind, then W Hotel Yas Island, Abu Dhabi is a perfect fit. This Yas Island luxury hotel is the only hotel that directly overlooks the Yas Marina Circuit, which hosts the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix™. It is also near Ferrari World Yas Island, Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi’s biggest shopping centre, Yas Mall.

It offers 499 guest rooms, seven unique restaurants and bars, four strategy and outdoor terraces for meetings and social gatherings, a spa, and a modern kids’ zone. On top of all that, W Yas Island is pet-friendly (not all hotels are).

The finest appointment here is the E-WOW or Extreme WOW Suite – 409 square metres of ultimate sophistication and luxury, spread over two entire floors. You’ll have a private lap pool or sauna to use. Your party can also shake up cocktails at the W Mix Bar and kick back under a chandelier of Swarovski crystals or enjoy impressive 180-degree views of Yas Island.

W Yas Island, Abu Dhabi also takes pride in its signature Whatever/Whenever® service. It has maps, transportation schedules, directions and all other travel information you would need to explore everything that Abu Dhabi offers. If you plan to visit locales outside of town, this service will help arrange car rentals or other private transportation.

W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 131808
Tel: +971 2-6560000


2. Hilton Yas island, Abu Dhabi 

If views of beautiful bodies of water make a hotel stay extra luxurious for you, then Hilton Yas Island, Dhabi Yas Island is your best choice. This contemporary 5-star Abu Dhabi Yas Island hotel sits right on the 3-kilometre-long promenade of Yas Bay Waterfront.

Hilton Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s Presidential Suite is lavishly spacious at 375 square metres / 4,036 square feet and comes with an oversized garden terrace and a hot tub. With two bedrooms (each with a king bed), two bathrooms with a separate shower and bath, a dining room, a kitchenette with an espresso machine, and 3 HDTVs, you and your party will surely enjoy the elegance and comfort throughout your retreat.

Booking a room in hotels in Yas Island comes with theme park tickets. That means all guests registered in a Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island room will have access to 1 Yas Island Theme Park per night during their stay.

Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
P.O. Boc 144876, Yas Bay, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Tel: +971 2-2086888


The Best 5-Star Hotels in Abu Dhabi


1. Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi 

Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental is the pinnacle of luxury in Abu Dhabi, showcasing the finest of Arabian opulence and hospitality. All rooms and suites offer the most stunning views and are designed for the highest comfort levels. With a 24-hour butler service, eight culinary venues, two temperature-controlled swimming pools, a lavish spa, a private marina and a kids’ club, guests can expect excellent service and enjoyment here.

The Three-bedroom Palace Suite boasting 470 square metres (5,060 square feet) is the most luxurious accommodation. This regal space includes an expansive majlis, three stunning bedrooms, bathrooms with a hot tub, and a relaxing balcony or terrace. Spanish marble and pure silk lavishly accentuate the suite, making guests feel like royalty. The 180-degree view of the palm-fringed Gulf from this space will take your breath away.

Guests of this Abu Dhabi luxury hotel suite also enjoy exclusive access to The EP Club, a brand new member’s club that specialises in providing premium quality service. It offers a private meeting space, a luxury dining room, a library, an outdoor terrace and a spacious lounge area.

Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental
West Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 2 690 9000


2. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island 

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi is a highly renowned 5-star luxury beach resort hotel that effortlessly combines genuine Arabian hospitality with bespoke St. Regis tradition that spans over a hundred years. Hotel guests can directly access the private Nation Riviera Beach Club, a state-of-the-art health and fitness centre, a kids’ club, and other amenities, not to mention a fantastic swimming pool and sandy beach for the ultimate escape.

What does a 5-star hotel experience at the St. Regis look like? Look no more beyond the Abu Dhabi Suite, a 3-bedroom Penthouse Suite with a sea view. Fine art details, classy Statuario Royal marble finishes and hand-tufted wool carpeting elevate the relaxing ambience. All the lush beds come with crisp, 300-thread-count white linens for the most restful sleep. And because this suite is located from the 33rd floor and upwards, guests are guaranteed to behold majestic views of Abu Dhabi or the Arabian Gulf.

Guests staying at this premium suite of this hotel near Yas Island Abu Dhabi can enjoy the signature 24-hour Butler Service and Butler Service desk for any concerns.

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Nation Tower, Corniche, P.O. Box 60476, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 2-6944444


3. Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas 

Lastly, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas is a five-star luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi that offers 306 tastefully appointed rooms, suites, and villas designed with understated elegance and regional charm in mind. This relaxing island sanctuary provides stunning views of the Arabian Sea, a landscaped garden, and a pool you and your party can exclusively use from your private balcony or terrace.

For the most luxurious experience, choose this Abu Dhabi 5-star hotel’s Royal Villa Three Bedroom with Two Private Pools, which measures approximately 355 square metres (3,821 square feet). It delivers precisely the serenity you desire, thanks to luxurious sunbeds in a vast outdoor terrace, two private pools, and an outdoor dining space where you can marvel at excellent views of Saadiyat Beach.

The Royal Villa has a spacious living room, a gorgeous kitchen, a master bedroom, and one twin and two king beds for all guests. There is also a maid’s room with its own bathroom and a separate entrance. The villa also has its own private resort entrance and parking space for utmost privacy and security.

All guests of Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas’ rooms, suites and villas can personalise their stay with the Hyatt E-concierge – from scheduling transportation to requesting extra towels or pillows.

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas
Saadiyat Island, PO Box 52007, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 2 407 1234


Indulge in 5-Star Luxury

Five-star hotels near Yas Island Abu Dhabi and within the entertainment hub itself offer top-tier accommodation and high-end services for guests seeking the luxury holiday experience of a lifetime. Contact us for assistance with planning your 5-star Abu Dhabi and Yas Island staycation and getting the best room-and-theme park offers in the UAE.