The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) to operate a waterfront hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal features 447 rooms and 85 villas, and was designed by Otak International.

The hotel consists of ten buildings arranged in a crescent formation, with water features across the 220,000m² property.

The property offers a private club, one and two-bedroom villas ranging from 90m² to 130m², 2,040m² of meeting and events space, a 1,600m² outdoor swimming pool, a 1,500m² ballroom with 11 additional meeting rooms, a rooftop terrace, two poolside bars and a lobby lounge and bar.