Four Seasons Abu Dhabi named Five Star Hotel for Third Year by Forbes Travel Guide

Luxury hotel in the heart of the UAE capital maintains prestigious rating from Forbes Travel Guide’s Annual Star Awards.

Forbes Travel Guide, the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, has announced its 2021 annual Star Awards. For the third consecutive year, Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island received a Five-Star rating.

Located within a striking 34-storey glass tower on the upscale Al Maryah Island, Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island blends modern urban chic with understated luxury. The Hotel welcomes guests with bright, open spaces complimented by panoramic views of the city skyline and the sparkling waters of the Arabian Gulf.

In addition to 200 elegant rooms and suites, the property is home to six highly-acclaimed restaurants and lounges, the Butcher & Still Food Truck, the opulent Spa and a stunning outdoor pool area, making it one of Abu Dhabi’s most exciting waterfront destinations.

Of the accreditation, Olivier Thomas, General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island, notes, “It is difficult to earn a Forbes Travel Guide Star rating and we are thrilled and humbled to have our beautiful Hotel earn this prestigious industry accolade again for the third year running. This award underlines our deep commitment to elevating the guest experience for visitors to Abu Dhabi. I’d like to express my heartfelt thank you to each and every member of my team, whose second-to-none craftsmanship and genuine service continues to showcase the best of this stunning capital destination.”


Star ratings are awarded by a team of anonymous professional inspectors who travel the world to assess hotels, restaurants and spas based on 900 objective standards. Star ratings ultimately emphasise quality of service. Five-Star properties are defined as outstanding, often iconic properties with virtually flawless service and amazing facilities.

Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on up to 900 objective standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travellers select the world’s best luxury experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through this independent inspection process.   

Make a UAE staycation an extra special occasion with Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island. To create a memorable, Forbes Five-Star journey, email [email protected] or call +971 2 3332222. Alternatively, chat with the Hotel team through the Four Seasons Mobile App or Facebook messenger.

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