Abu Dhabi Hotels near Cruise Terminal (Port Zayed)

Abu Dhabi Hotels near Cruise Ship Terminal at Port Zayed

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi is the island’s capital city of the United Arab Emirates
in the Middle East.

It used to be a small fishing village however as a result of millions of dollars
worth of oil revenue, Abu Dhabi is now one of the richest cities in the world
and an exciting destination for a cruise holiday.

There is huge range of first class hotels located within easy reach of the
cruise ship terminal in Port Zayed.

Abu Dhabi

Best Hotels near Port in Abu Dhabi

Ships dock at Port Zayed’s new cruise terminal building, which is located approx. 3 miles or 5 km from central Abu Dhabi.  You can easily take a metered taxi from your hotel to the port entrance. 

Hotels in Abu Dhabi provide everything you need for a comfortable stay. Spacious rooms are beautifully decorated and well furnished with plenty of mod cons such as wide screen plasma TVs, minibars, wi-fi access and air con.

Why not take advantage of cheap hotel deals in Abu Dhabi that can be found within walking or close distance from the cruise port terminal? If you’re visiting the city on business as well make enquiries regarding hotels discount options for corporate guests, you may be surprised at the deals on offer.

There’s a wide range of hotel accommodation to choose from in Abu Dhabi UAE whatever your budget. Read online reviews about luxury, midrange and cheap hotels deals that can save you cash.

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Reem Island view in Abu Dhabi
Novel Hotel City Center
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City centre hotel within easy reach of the cruise ship terminal of Abu Dhabi.

Al Etihad Jumeirah towers
Traders Hotel Qaryat Al Beri
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Luxurious 4 star accommodation with a private beach, 20 min from harbour.

Abu Dhabi sunset skyline
Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
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Luxury 5 star property offering splendid views of the Arabic Gulf.

Abu Dhabi Cruise Port in United Arab Emirates
  • Port Zayed’s Cruise Passenger Terminal

    The state-of-the-art facility, designed the British company BDP, covers 8,000 square metres and includes shops, restaurants, tourist information desk, conference facilities and office space as well. The building itself features traditional Arabic ornaments and modern architectural elements. The Ghaf, which is UAE’s national tree, was used as inspiration of the roof’s design distinctive lattice structure. Wooden features inside are inspired by traditional dhow sailing vessels.

    The terminal is capable of handling three ships simultaneously. There’s also a hop-on hop-off bus service available outside the terminal which takes you around Abu Dhabi to see the city’s highlights.

    Additional many cruiselines use Dubai’s Port Rashid as a departure point for Arabian Gulf cruises.

  • Address

    Address: Mina Zayed – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates


    Several cruise companies depart from the port such as Celebrity Cruises, MSC and AIDA Kreuzfahrten.

    Some longer voyages sail as far as Singapore, home of Marina Bay Sands Hotel or to the port of Rome in Italy.

  • Check for cheap deals

    Before traveling to Abu Dhabi it’s probably a good idea to browse for hotel deals close to the cruise port terminal.

    Accommodation savings can be made by booking in advance, so keep checking for online special offers and money off discounts. Saving cash on hotel deals will give you more money in your pocket to see the city’s many spectacular attractions.

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  • Some Attractions and Shopping

    To get an idea of how Abu Dhabi used to be, head for Heritage Village. Located in the city center Heritage Village offers an interesting insight into the nomadic Bedouin lifestyle and local traditions.

    Have your camera at the ready to take pictures of fishing, trading and agriculture displays.

    Don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit Lulu Island during your vacation in Abu Dhabi.

    It’s a man-made island resort, has a fantastic range of recreational hotels, gardens, restaurants, bird and animal sanctuaries.

    If theme parks are your thing then you will love Ferrari World. It’s a theme park like no other and not only just for the kids. There are plenty of rides and attractions as well as an exciting display of Ferrari cars dating back to 1947.

    Shopping is a big deal in Abu Dhabi. Check out the amazing state-of-the-art shops at Marina Mall where you can buy any type of goods imaginable. Pick up a bargain or two at the Souk Central Market either for yourself or the folks back home like perfumes, carpets, handicrafts and jewellery.

    After a day shopping, head back to your hotel to chill out and relax.

  • Nearest Airports

    You have the option to fly to either Abu Dhabi or Dubai International Airports.

    Abu Dhabi International Airport is located approx. 30 km or 20 mi from the center of town.

    Dubai airport is around a 2 hours drive from the cruise ship terminal at Port Zayed.

  • Currency

    The Currency of Abu Dhabi is the United Arab Emirates dirham (AED)

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