Cast away in the turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf Sea and conveniently located near the breath-taking Presidential Palace, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana is the first property to open in Abu Dhabi under Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana brand. Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana offers 443 splendid rooms and suites with their modern design complementing the values of the contemporary Arabian culture, in an alcohol free environment.



As we made ourselves comfortable in the lobby we were served complimentary drink from The Lounge Cafe located inside the lobby itself.

The Lounge with its beautiful setting and stunning views of the magnificent pool, is the ideal location to enjoy a drink, tea or coffee, savor light snacks, homemade cakes or fresh pastries.

Opening Hours:
7:00 am – 11:30 pm, Room service menu will be served during the night.

We were checked into the Premium Room plus which features :

  • Free WiFi
  • Fabulous Private Bathroom
  • Room size : 60 m²
  • Balcony with sea view
  • Small seating area with a coffee table and an open plan dining area.
  • The bathroom has a bathtub and a shower.
  • Free WiFi is available in all rooms.

Complimentary bottled water is provided.

Room facilities: Balcony, Sea view, Pool view, Telephone, Radio, Satellite Channels, Flat-screen TV, Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, Iron, Desk, Ironing Facilities, Seating Area, Wardrobe/Closet, Shower, Bath, Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Free toiletries, Toilet, Bathroom, Slippers, Electric kettle, Dining table, Wake-up service

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We were shown round the property by the staff and I must say this place has the best Fitness & Wellness Massage Center.

The Beach Club Facilities :
The Beach Club offers a private beach sweeping around the lagoon and one of the biggest outdoor hotel pools in the area. Extensive outdoor and indoor facilities able to provide superb sport and relaxation.

The new Wellness and Massage offers the ultimate relaxing experience with various signature face and body treatments provided by our therapists. Located on the 2nd floor at the Beach Club at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana and providing a relaxing and rejuvenating environment, Wellness and Massage features 6 treatment suites and 2 luxurious relaxation rooms offering personalized programs and packages for the benefit of esteemed guests.

Offering a range of signature invigorating massage treatments, cleansing scrubs, renewing wraps and facials with customized aromatherapy experiences.

With a selection of products on offer, you can take your experience of serenity and tranquility home with you.

Fitness Centre : 
Vast and fully equipped Fitness Center with 3 additional Group Exercise rooms, 2 floodlit outdoor tennis courts and 2 squash courts.

Fitness Personal Training : 
For the truly health conscious individual who wants to feel good inside and out, their fitness professionals will motivate you by setting goals and guide you every step of the way to ensure you achieve your goals.

Group Fitness Classes : 
Group Fitness offers a diverse range of class formats, including Yoga, Pilates, Pilates Reformer, Power Toning, Cardio Boxing, Boxing Circuit, Boxing Classes and indoor iCycling. Classes are offered in a motivating environment, and instructors adapt each class according to the need and skill levels of participants.

Swimming Pool : 
The Beach Club features one of the largest outdoor swimming pools in the region catering to all ages and temperature controlled all year round. One of the largest outdoor pools in the area with over 1400 square meters surface, located right at the door step of the hotel lobby having exclusive access through The Beach Club Reception.

Kids Pool : 
Kids can have fun in their temperature controlled kids pool; it’s also shaded so your young ones can have lots of fun. Specially dedicated low depth pool for the children, totally shaded, where kids can enjoy a sun free environment, located right beside the adult pool. Relax and let our trained staff take care of your children whilst ensuring their safety and enjoyment.


Water Sports Activities :
Sunshine Water Sports offers a wide variety of water sports activities are available at the beach for the whole family. It is located next to the kids play area and behind the Sunset bar.

Beach Front : 
The Beach Club offers 200 meters of pristine beach for everyone to enjoy. Relaxing and refreshing sea breeze over a nicely stretched beach along the hotel’s front area right after the pool area.

Enjoy a family-friendly occasion with our dedicated facilities for children. Featuring an outdoor children’s pool, Flippers Kids Club, playroom as well as a fun, friendly and certified team.

Restaurants : 
All preferences can be filled, from authentic Arabic flavours served at Kamoon restaurant, to international dishes at Horizon the all-day dining restaurant.
The pool bar and lounge also exuding a mixture of modern and traditional atmosphere are good places to take time for self.

We had our Suhoor at Horizon which featured a lavish spread of their delicious delicacies.

Horizon is a contemporary and elegant all-day dining restaurant. It serves as the main hotel dining venue, highlighted with our special Friday Brunch and Theme Nights offering a wide array of local specialties and international dishes with a choice of indoor and outdoor dining.

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Visit Horizon for a sumptuous breakfast, a lavish lunch and our deliciously original Theme Nights


The food served had a spread of Breads, Croissants, Salads, Juices and a live Omelette station with Chicken Briyani, Foul and Boiled Eggs as their mains.


Resort facilities of Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi.

Private Bathroom :

  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower

Bedroom :

  • Wardrobe/Closet

Outdoors :

  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Private beach area

Kitchen :

  • Electric kettle

Pool and wellness :

  • Outdoor pool
  • Hammam
  • Massage (Additional charge)
  • Spa and wellness centre(Additional charge)
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna

Pets :

  • Pets are not allowed.

Activities :

  • Kids’ club
  • Water sport facilities (on site)(Additional charge)
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Children’s playground
  • Tennis court

Living Area :

  • Seating Area
  • Desk

Media & Technology :

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite Channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone

Food & Drink :

  • Breakfast in the room
  • Restaurant (à la carte and buffet)
  • Good coffee!

Internet :

  • Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Parking :

  • Free! Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Reception services :

  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Entertainment and family services :

  • Babysitting/child services(Additional charge)

Cleaning services :

  • Shoeshine
  • Ironing service (Additional charge)
  • Dry cleaning (Additional charge)
  • Laundry (Additional charge)

Business facilities :

  • Fax/photocopying(Additional charge)
  • Business centre (Additional charge)
  • Meeting/banquet facilities(Additional charge)

General : 

  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Shops (on site)
  • Wake-up service
  • Car hire
  • Gift shop
  • Safety deposit box
  • Lift
  • VIP room facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Newspapers
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Room service

Languages spoken : 

  • Filipino
  • Russian
  • Polish
  • Italian
  • Indonesian
  • Hindi
  • English
  • German
  • Arabic

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