Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island is now open
Abu Dhabi’s new resort features 545 rooms, several F&B venues and a pool (© 2021 Hilton)
Developed by Miral, the majestic 545-key Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island has started welcoming guests keen to discover one of the UAE’s most exciting destinations.
The new Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island resort forms part of Miral’s Yas Bay master-development within the leisure, entertainment and business hub Yas Island, where guests have immediate access to a wealth of outlets and experiences.
A hub for leisure and entertainment
The eagerly anticipated Hilton Worldwide property, developed by Miral, is set within Yas Bay’s Waterfront on the southern end of Yas Island.
“The opening of Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island is yet another successful milestone for us and a great addition to Yas Bay’s waterfront,” said HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman of Miral. “We are proud of our growing partnership with Hilton the global brand, which will see more hospitality offerings on the island soon. This is a great testament to our commitment in positioning Yas Island as a top global destination for leisure, entertainment and business.”
“In Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, we could not have wished for a better property through which to mark the return of our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand to the UAE capital,” added Jochem-Jan Sleiffer, president of Hilton in Middle East, Africa and Turkey. “We are proud to be working with visionary owners in Miral, in forming part of the exciting growth of a multipurpose entertainment destination. Together, we are bringing a unique offering to the market with cutting-edge technological features designed to enhance guest experience and promote sustainability.”
A diverse lifestyle offering
The new hotel houses 545 guestrooms, including 59 suites, along with signature restaurants and cafes, a kids’ club, a beach club, a spa, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. It’s also home to a conference centre and event space suitable for meetings, banquets, weddings and conferences. F&B concepts here include casual-dining venue Graphos Social Kitchen, featuring several open kitchens; the poolside Capila – Pool Bar & Grill; and OSMO – Lounge & Bar, for morning bites, afternoon tea or cocktails.
The development has been designed in line with Hilton’s commitment to halve the hospitality company’s environmental footprint across its operations globally, with efficient water, energy and waste-management systems in place.
“We are proud to open the doors to the remarkable Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island,” said Mathew Mullan, cluster general manager of Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island. “Truly a jewel in the crown of Abu Dhabi’s Yas Bay, the resort encompasses everything that a modern-day guest looks for whilst also ensuring robust environmental practices in support of Hilton’s 2030 Travel with Purpose goals.”
Guests staying here can enjoy complimentary access to Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Warner Bros World. The Etihad Arena and Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, are also nearby.
The new resort is just 9 km from Abu Dhabi Airport, 32 km from Downtown Abu Dhabi and one hour from Dubai. It’s the first of three new Hilton properties being developed by Miral for Yas Island; the hotel will soon be joined by DoubleTree by Hilton – Yas Island Residences and WB Abu Dhabi, the world’s first Warner Bros-branded hotel, part of Curio Collection by Hilton’s portfolio.
The 172-key Hyatt Centric Downtown Sacramento, which opened in October 2021, pays tribute to the property’s storied past while incorporating plenty of modern design elements. Hyatt Centric’s latest outpost hits all the right notes in the Golden State....
KE Hotels will open the 146-key Moxy Manchester City within a former hat factory in the Spinningfields commercial district of the fast-growing UK city next month. Mancunians are looking forward to the arrival of a stylish new accommodation option in the heart of the...
Hilton Santa Marta Pozos Colorados (imagery: © Hilton Worldwide) Poring through the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database, our researchers have found that Latin America’s hotel market is growing steadily, with Mexico leading the way. Latin America will see 513 new...
The forthcoming Marseillan outpost of Lux* Resorts and Hotels, which will overlook a private vineyard and the Thau Lagoon, has won our latest Project of the Week title. Lux* La Baraquette Resort & Residences will place guests in a picturesque port town in southern...
This iconic South Carolina property, known locally as The Pink Hotel, will undergo a significant transformation and elevated repositioning after joining Pivot’s portfolio. A new era beckons for one of Charleston’s most celebrated hotels. Reimagining The Mills House...
Veriu Queen Victoria Market (imagery: © Veriu) A stylish newbuild hotel development, Veriu Queen Victoria Market is slated to open as part of a major mixed-use scheme in the Australian city in late 2022. The capital of Victoria will soon welcome a smart new hotel....
ABOUT THE CHAIN
One of the most recognised names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travellers a world of authentic experiences.