Yas Island Rotana is conveniently located on spectacular Yas Island, a breathtaking sports and entertainment destination that will exceed your expectations. World-famous attractions such as Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Links Golf Club, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, Yas Mall and Yas Beach are just minutes away, making it the ideal accommodation option for leisure travellers, event-goers and business guests. This modern property is also 10 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport, 20 minutes from the UAE capital’s business district and 40 minutes from Dubai, 45 minutes from Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport and EXPO 2020.
Our 308 spacious rooms and suites exude cosmopolitan flair and are meticulously designed to suit guests seeking privacy, a personalised service and unparalleled quality. Enjoy added benefits and privileges at our hotel-within-a-hotel concept, Club Rotana, with exclusive lounge access part of the service.
For an unforgettable dining experience and an enticing selection of international cuisine, our award-winning restaurant Choices, fine-dining steakhouse Blue Grill and Indian venue Rangoli will not disappoint, while casual dining options include the Aquarius pool bar, Island Café and Y bar. Our 9 fully-equipped and flexible meeting rooms, as well as our spacious ballroom with sophisticated décor, are certain to leave a lasting impression on every delegate and guest.
Tranquility, invigoration and relaxation are yours to embrace at Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club. From spa and gym facilities to a kids’ club, outdoor pool and kids pool, guests of all ages can enjoy this modern facility designed to promote your wellbeing.
A modern Arabian city
The UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi, is the largest and wealthiest of the seven emirates and comprises 200 islands in the Arabian Gulf, some of which have undergone significant development in recent years. Large infrastructure projects have transformed the city into a multi-dimensional metropolis now regarded as a regional hub for culture, sport, entertainment and business.
The city is located on a T-shaped island and is home to key commercial and government districts, major shopping malls and markets, the stunning Corniche area, plus iconic landmarks such as Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and more recently, Qasr Al Watan, a cultural attraction inside the Presidential Palace. This is complemented by the world-class and futuristic Louvre Abu Dhabi, which has put Abu Dhabi on the world tourism map.
Yas Island Rotana is located on the spectacular 25,000 hectares Yas Island, a truly breathtaking location and home to some of the most exciting attractions and events in the region.
Yas Island is one of the world’s fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations, located on the golden shores of Abu Dhabi – just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai. Yas Island offers holiday makers a diverse mix of award-winning leisure and entertainment experiences, from one-of-a-kind theme parks, world-class shopping and superb dining, to a links golf course, exciting water and motor sports, and the most enjoyable musical and family events… all within the 25 sq km Island. Today, Yas Island is home to the award-winning theme parks Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, the record-breaking CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit (home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX™), Yas Marina, Yas Links golf course, as well as Abu Dhabi’s largest mall, more than 160 dining experiences, seven hotels, and indoor and outdoor concert venues – all of which are complemented by a range of visitor services that connect all attractions to one another. Discover more about the spectacular destination, visit www.yasisland.ae
Guests staying at Yas Island Rotana can take advantage of the Yas Express complimentary transport service, which collects them from the hotel and drops them at every major Yas attracting.
Enjoy a host of exciting offers with access to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Water World and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. To learn more, visit rotanatimes.com or contact our hotels directly.
Abu Dhabi is also known for its Arabian hospitality and dedication to preserving its unique heritage. With forts and archaeological sites, some of which are UNESCO listed, it is the place to gain insight into the UAE’s rich history and experience the warmth of the Emirati people. Authenticity defines this destination, providing visitors with a true taste of Arabia old and new.
What is Abu Dhabi's currency?
The local currency is the UAE dirham (AED). One dollar is equivalent to AED 3.6725. Note that credit and debit cards are widely accepted.
Do I need a visa to enter the UAE?
Free visa-on-arrival is available to passport holders of the following countries: Australia, Andorra, Austria, Brunei, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and the Vatican State. GCC citizens do not need a visa to enter the UAE. Citizens of all other countries will need to apply for a Tourist, Transit or Visit Visa. Click here for more information.
What kind of clothes should I pack?
Abu Dhabi's weather is pretty warm, so if you're visiting during the summer, you'll need to pack light breathable clothing as possible as temperatures exceed 30 degrees Celsius. If you're visiting anytime between November and April, make sure to bring a light jacket as it gets a bit chilly in the evening.
What do the power plugs look like?
The electrical supply is UAE is 220/240 volts, and square three-pin sockets are standard.
What are some useful numbers to keep in mind?
Police emergency 999; Police non-emergency 901; Ambulance 998 or 999.
Do people tip?
Tipping is commonly practised in the emirate, however it is not expected. Some places may add a service charge of 10% and a tourism fee of 6% to your bill.
How do I get to Yas Island?
You can reach Yas Island by car, or boat.. If you're visiting from outside the UAE, your best option would be landing in Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), located just 15 minutes from the Island. You can then book an Uber, Careem, or licensed taxi to take you directly to your destination on Yas Island.
How do I get around Yas Island?
Yas Express, our complimentary shuttle bus service, can get you to any of the major island attractions. The Blue Route - which connects you to Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi, Yas Plaza Hotels, Yas Central, Ferarri World and Yas Waterworld - runs from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. The Red Route - which connects hotel guests to Yas Marina, Yas Links and Yas Beach - runs from 9:00 am to 2:00 am. You can also get around the island by car, bike, or ride-sharing apps.
Where can I stay?
There are Seven hotels located on the island including Yas Hotel, Yas Island Rotana, Radisson Blu Hotel, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Park Inn by Radisson, Centro Yas Island, and Staybridge Suites.
What does Yas Island offer?
There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities on the Island. Get sunkissed at Yas Beach, walk the boardwalks along Yas Marina, and experience exciting thrills at the three different theme parks. Don’t forget that you can tuck into more than 160 different restaurants and cafés offering cuisines from around the world. Discover the Island in more detail here.