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“A lot of space” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel

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Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel
Ranked #57 of 131 Hotels in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Ostend, Belgium
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82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A lot of space”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2012

A huge Hotel club with all the necessary facilities and very friendly personnel, A bit far from town centre but taxi's are cheap. A very good price quality ratio!

Room Tip: The de LUXE are good enough
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Seoul, South Korea
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68 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2011

This amazing piece of architecture is in the corner of Abu Dhabi, so if you want to stay close to downtown, the location might put you off. The hotel is in fact part of the larger Armed Forces Officers Club which is the center piece mammoth block of granite and marble with lavish ornamentation everywhere. The club also serves as one of the top athletic centers in Abu Dhabi with some of the most advanced fitness, squash and shooting facilities in the nation. It is a playground for the wealthy and aristocratic alike who frequent the landmark on a regular basis. Everything is what you would expect from a 5-star facility with regard to quality of service, accomodation and food. The grandness of the place detracts from the hotels overall appeal because it takes quite a bit of walking around to get a hold of this place. Brisk walkers will not mind this at all but I can imagine any family with young kids, seniors or handicapped having a difficult time getting around.

To its facilities, it could add an outdoor swimming pool and ... free postage service... c'mon why make guests make change for 7 dirham?

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2011

It is really a very good hotel. Room Service was excellent, Food quality excellent.
I recommend personally to people who are visiting from India. Good Indian food. I liked the location and ambiance.
It is worth staying for a week or 10 days. Very quite and calm environment. When i will visit again I will prefer to stay in the same hotel.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2011

First I would like to say that I hesitate to book this hotel because of previous reviews on Trip advisor, but then we decided to give it a try. What a fantastic hotel this is- our check in had took only few minutes where we were seated in the Lobby having our welcome drink. The room was with an amazing view of a large well maintained garden, as well was spotlessly clean and arrange, with all amenities a traveler can be in need for. The daily services from Housekeeping to the Room service were outstanding. I spent few days at this hotel and I can say that it is an excellent hotel - the style of furnishings and decor was amazing. The hotel is one of the older ones in Abu Dhabi, has a traditional feel and the interior is full of character.

The food in Al Bathna restaurant was delicious- plenty of choice and the quality is absolutely superb.

As for the recreation, I can say that they have a great deal of facilities which are not available in other hotels and we really enjoyed it. But I would like to suggest to the management to look into arranging the beach for a guest use and maybe outdoor pool.

I would definitely recommend this hotel and specially for banquet and conferences, because they have everything to make every event successful.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank JXD1711
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2011

AFOC is definitely one of the best places you could have been to. The place is an architectural genius with the dome on top of the hotel being the largest one without a support. Our Sales Meet in Abu Dhabi could not have been better. The AFOC is definitely a 5star property and provides a very luxurious stay. The places is equipped with a number of facilities like a huge swimming pool, a shooting range etc. The place is well equipped for business gatherings and has ample number of conference room facilities. Food is amazing...try not the miss out on the friday lunch service which is fantastic. The hotel is huge and just walking around the length and breadth will take huge time...at time you tend to get lost inside..:D The hotel building is very well maintained and has loads of natural light in the main dining areas. There is a good choice of restaurants offering various cuisine along with an open air one. I would rates this as an absolute stay!!

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel

Property: Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel
Address: Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel Al Khaleej Al Arabi St, Abu Dhabi 29810, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Abu Dhabi > Abu Dhabi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#33 Spa Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#47 Business Hotel in Abu Dhabi
#50 Luxury Hotel in Abu Dhabi
Price range (per night): ₹ 6,092 - ₹ 12,249
Hotel Class:5 star — Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 294
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