Sunaina Rana / EMIRATES BUSINESS
An architectural triumph acting as the centerpiece of Yas Island, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi hovers over land and water and spans the Yas Marina Circuit, the favoured racetrack for Formula 1 legends. Beneath the hotel’s light canopy, Yas Viceroy presents guests with a new perspective for a resort, perched between city sophistication and jet-setting island glamour.
Paula Tannous, Director of Sales and Marketing at Yas Viceroy Hotel, told Emirates Business, “The level of hospitality offered in this region, simply put, is like nowhere else in the world. Especially in Abu Dhabi, where we pride ourselves in our service, product and heartfelt hospitality, which reflects the traditional Emirati culture. With all these levels of service and product in place you’re very spoilt with expecting (and receiving) the absolute best in everything.”
Completed by Viceroy’s distinctive service, Yas Viceroy boasts 499 rooms and suites, one grand ballroom, ten meeting and boardrooms, an award-winning spa, two beautiful rooftop pools and 11 exquisite food and beverage outlets including 2 exuberant concept bars.
Yas Island is easily accessible from Abu Dhabi Airport (10 minute drive), Abu Dhabi City Centre (20 minute drive) and Dubai City Centre (45 minute drive).
The hotel represents the pinnacle of 5 star accommodation on Yas Island, guests can experience the pure comfort, innovative lines and curving room design features, and latest in technology. The hotel offers generously spaced rooms, that the guests can relax and enjoy rooms of 54sqm and grand suites between 110sqm and 409sqm.
Further, talking about the highlights of the hotel,Tannous said, “Yas Viceroy in itself serves as an iconic landmark, with its unique architecture and design. Also, we’re the only hotel atop F1 racetrack in the world. Our location is a big advantage to both business and leisure travellers and with the close proximity to Abu Dhabi International Airport also helps in attracting guests who are visiting Abu Dhabi on a stopover.”
All 11 dining and lounging venues at Yas Viceroy showcase cuisine from all corners of the globe. From lavish Mediterranean and house-made Italian pasta to Chinese specialties and Japanese Teppanyaki, from regional Indian delights to light snacks at our rooftop infinity pool, Yas Viceroy offers a spectacular array of cuisines to satisfy the cravings of every guest.
The lounges and bars are a destination hot-spot for both sophisticated visitors and the fashionable inhabitants of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, featuring breathtaking vistas, international DJs and innovative refreshments.
Coming to the rejuvinating element, sanctuary of award-winning revitalisation, ESPA, is a classic healing tradition blend with modern techniques that leave guests rested and re-energised. ESPA spa showcases 9 treatment rooms, separate private relaxation areas for male and female guests, overlooking the Yas Marina and the race track, plus the Viceroy Spa suite featuring its own hammam, steam room with a rain shower and Kinesis fitness equipment.
“Another interesting aspect that the hotel offers is on Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, guests can come down and walk, run or cycle around the circuit track, as it is open to the public. We are also surrounded by a number of fantastic leisure activities, with Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World, Yas Links Golf course on top of the list. Our guests also enjoy complimentary access to Yas Beach. In addition, having Yas Mall, the 2nd largest mall in the UAE, only minutes away from the hotel, provides guests with an unlimited shopping
experience,” concluded Tannous.