You don’t have to travel for hours and spend loads of money to have a nice break this weekend.
It’s a great time right now to bag yourself a bargain on a luxurious stay at one of Abu Dhabi’s many awesome hotels.
Lots of them have great offers on at the minute, meaning you can get away from it all with an affordable and unforgettable staycation.
Here are five great deals to try out this Friday night, as found via www.booking.com.
All prices, based on two adults staying, were correct at time of publishing.
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas
Based on Saadiyat Island, this ultra-plush resort is a great choice for spending the weekend surrounded by luxury.
The five-star hotel boasts everything you need to have a memorable stay, from close proximity to the beach to an in-house spa.
A Park King room with an extra-large double bed and its own private balcony will set you back Dhs950, with an extra Dhs130 if you want breakfast.
Saadiyat Island has a lot going on, so this might be a great choice to explore one of Abu Dhabi’s most thriving hotspots.
Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi (02 407 1234). www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/united-arab-emirates/park-hyatt-abu-dhabi-hote...
Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
This plush Khalifa Park hotel shows you can have extreme five-star luxury at affordable prices in the capital.
It boasts Time Out Abu Dhabi’s reigning Best Pub, Cooper’s, plus fine dining outlet Teatro, which is well worth a visit.
And it’s a really useful location to explore Abu Dhabi, with the Grand Mosque just around the corner and a close proximity to Yas Island.
A classic king room with a large double bed on Friday night will cost Dhs339, with breakfast an extra Dhs115.
Khalifa Park area, Abu Dhabi (02 657 3333). www.rotana.com/rotanahotelandresorts/unitedarabemirates/abudhabi/parkrotana
Novel Hotel City Center
This stylish hotel boasts a great location, combining the best of being Downtown with close proximity to the Corniche.
A standard room with either a double bed or two single beds will cost you Dhs139 this Friday night, with the option of adding breakfast for an extra Dhs25.
With three hotel bars and four in-house restaurants, including Mood Indigo, it might be a great choice to spend a weekend in style.
And it’s also pretty close to World Trade Center mall for those of you who wish to splash the cash.
Hamdan 5th St, Abu Dhabi (02 633 3555). www.novel-danathotels.com
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Without doubt, this is one of the capital’s plushest hotels.
Perched on Al Maryah Island, it oozes elegance and is definitely the kind of place you take friends or family when you’re trying to impress.
This Friday night, a classic king room at this elegant venue will set you back Dhs540, with the option of including breakfast for an extra Dhs130.
But can you really put a price on luxury?
The Rosewood boasts awesome views across the Abu Dhabi skyline and the Arabian Gulf, along with all the usual top-class facilities such as a spa and an outdoor swimming pool.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi, 41184 , Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi (02 813 5550). www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/abu-dhabi
Top Stars Hotel
This is one of the most budget-friendly options to be found this weekend.
Situated about a five minute walk from the Corniche, it’s a great choice if you want to explore that area without forking out a fortune.
It’ll be hard to find a less expensive option than that this weekend.
Muroor Street , Madinat Zayed, Abu Dhabi (02 614 0900). www.topstarshotel.com