Response To E-mails/Phone Queries Before Arrival:
Did not ask any.
Next to Yas Marina circuit on Yas Island.
Getting to Hotel from Airport:
Etihad Chauffeur took less than 15 minutes.
Two stays separated by one day.
Seated check-in desk for elites.
Recognized as platinum and told I had an upgraded room with a view.
When I got to room 550 I saw the view was half obstructed by wall next to room. Asked for room change. After waiting 30 minutes reception switched me to room 546 just around corner with better open view. No explanation for why it took 30 minutes to do this.
Initially allocated room did not have a good view so asked for room with better view. With some assistance from manager was allocated a room with a better view.
546 first stay. 733 second stay.
Smelled very clean.
Large room. 733 seemed longer and more spacious.
546 near elevators. 733 at far end of floor.
Internet In Room:
Free access to internet.
Food was delivered on time as promised. Penne pasta, soup were hot and flavourful.
The first night the glass for drinks was dirty and drink poured into the glass was wasted. After I complained, the manager called to apologize and offered to set things right.
Power sockets (UK style) at desk height.
Very low. Had to put a pillow on the chair to raise the height.
Yes. But would barely get lightly warm. Had to complain to get a replacement that worked.
Yes. But for two left feet in 546 but for left and right feet in 733.
No (not needed).
Tea and Coffee in room:
Complimentary Drinking Water:
Yes. Extra bottles provided when requested.
No. Minibar too full to use as fridge.
Turn Down Service:
Yes. Person who provided this service went out of way to make sure I had everything I needed.
Closet, Drawer and Cabinet Space:
Several smallish drawers.
Large hanging closet.
Phone on desk.
Medium-sized LCD on wall.
TV Channels include CNN, BBC and several cable movie channels.
Window/Sliding glass doors along outer wall.
Curtains very effective at blocking sunlight.
Large balcony with chairs overlooking pool.
View from Room:
Open view to water and golf course with. 533 view is more open, 733 looks more towards other hotel rooms.
Combined shower and large bathtub (shower control on opposite side from shower).
Glass wall between bathroom and room.
Magnifying mirror. Lighted in 733.
Basic amenities. Premium amenities in 733.
Water pressure strong.
Hot water always available but took a few minutes to arrive in 733.
No heated mirror.
Bathroom floor not heated.
TV speaker in 733.
Morning Newspaper at Door:
Yes – did not use.
Walking/running path for several miles with very few intersections near the hotel area.
Nice pool area.
25m lap section good for laps when not crowded.
Cool water temperature good for swimming.
Noise Level in Room:
Occasional light airplane noise in 733.
Air conditioner hum depending on fan speed.
King size bed.
Except for one day room was cleaned thoroughly, even removed unread newspaper left on top of luggage. Had to remind to clean room one day when it wasn’t cleaned by the afternoon.
Very effective air conditioning.
Alarm Clock and Wakeup:
Wake up calls always on time.
Delivered on time mostly except had remind to deliver one time.
Large buffet included in room rate.
Did not use for other than breakfast buffet.
Did not use.
Cheerfully responded to every request.
Fast and efficient checkout by Irene.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Fuse business with leisure at the Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island hotel, located in the UAE's electrifying sports and entertainment hub.Leave your car with our complimentary valet and enter the vibrant Lobby at Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island, with its deep blue, turquoise and gold design. Relax in the lavish spherical booths hanging from the high ceiling. A vista of verdant mangroves stretches out from our 24-hour Lobby lounge, or you can head to your room or Suite for a soothing rest in our luxury bedding.Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island is next to Yas Links golf course and minutes' walk to both Yas Marina Circuit, home of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi theme park. You're 10 minutes' drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport, while our complimentary shuttle wings you to city-centre souks and shopping malls in 20 minutes.With 10 meeting rooms and a wealth of dining options, our hotel is primed for business and banquets. The Kids' Club will entertain the children while you energise in our Fitness Centre or squash court. Swim up to Sundowner bar for a cocktail in our pool as the sun sinks into the Gulf.Your Concierge can book tickets for Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre's year-round events calendar. Join us for gourmet dining during the Grand Prix and be sure to treat Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island as your second home. ... more less
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