Here are some top options for less than Dhs500.
Andaz Capital Gate
Head to Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi and you can take advantage of a great staycation deal. Rates for an overnight stay at the hotel start from just Dhs275 and Dh325 if you want to include breakfast. All you need to do is use the booking code ‘SafeHome’ and you can also take advantage of late check out at 3pm the next day, 20 percent discount on room service and a complimentary upgrade to a deluxe room.
From Dhs275. Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, Khaleej Al Arabi Street (02 596 1234).
Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi
The Four Seasons is synonymous with luxury and you can expect no less at the hotel at Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi. If you’re after an out-of-this-world stay but don’t want to break the bank, you’re in luck, as all UAE residents can get 30 percent off the standard room rate and 30 percent off food and spa for the duration of your stay. All you need to do is book over the phone, and present your Emirates ID at check-in.
From Dhs485. Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi (02 333 2222).
Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl
The hotel has launched a Kids R On Us family staycation package. Book a stay before September 30 and families can enjoy free breakfast, free meals for children under 12 when the parents are dining, unlimited ice cream for kids during meals and 50 percent discount on food for kids between 12 and 16. Plus you can also take advantage of early check in from 10am and late checkout the next day at 6pm. It's available until September 30. There's also a residents deal running, which starts at Dhs499 per night, including breakfast and lunch. If you don't want to stay overnight, you can also get a day pass to the hotel's beach for Dhs150, which is fully redeemable against food and drinks.
Various prices. Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl, West Corniche, www.hyatt.com (02 510 1234).
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort
Head along to the resort and two adults can enjoy a day on the beach with access to a room for the day for Dhs299, with Dhs150 to spend in credit. Want to throw in an overnight stay? You can enjoy pool access, an overnight stay and breakfast for Dhs499++, for two adults, inclusive of a late check out and Dhs250 to spend at the resorts venues. That’s a pretty good summer deal if we say so ourselves.
From Dhs195. Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort, Corniche East, www.marriot.com (02 677 3333).
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Book in for a stay in the heart of Abu Dhabi and you can enjoy a night away from home at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi. The inviting hotel package includes a night’s stay and breakfast for two adults and two children to the age of 12. Also included in the package is access to the hotel’s pool and gym.
From Dhs330 per night. Ongoing. Mina Street, Al Zahiya (02 818 4888).
The Westin Abu Dhabi Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi
The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa has launched a summer staycation package with a spot of sport. Book in for a stay and you can enjoy a round of golf and breakfast for Dhs390 per golfer. Plus you’ll also get 40 percent discount off of food and drinks at the hotel during your stay. That’s not a bad deal if you ask us.
Dhs390 per person. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa, Sas Al Nakhl (02 616 9999).
Yas Island Rotana, Abu Dhabi
You can’t think about Abu Dhabi without thinking about the Grand Prix, and the Yas Island Rotana is just minutes away from the track as well as plenty of other attractions, meaning it’s a great place to stay if you want to explore the UAE’s capital. Rates at the hotel start at Dhs315 per night this summer, and the discounted rate will last until September 30.
From Dhs315. Until Sep 30. Yas Island Rotana, Abu Dhabi (02 656 4000).