On the one hand in Abu Dhabi a huge number of different hotels, most of which can be classified as premium segment. However, those hotels that were built more than 15-20 years ago today can hardly achieve this status, but they have a great plus - location. One such example is a hotel - Oryx Hotel.

Review of Oryx Hotel

Old enough to feel the interiors of bygone times, but 3 minutes walk from the main beach of the city. As you can imagine, finding a hotel in the UAE close to the water and at a low price is a problem.

The hotel is an 18-storey building, the rooms are classic, but the advantage is the size, there is a spacious room of about 35 meters with a separate bath and shower.

Inexpensive hotel near the water of Abu Dhabi

Photos of Oryx Hotel

Unfortunately, the room lacks simple things like an iron, which you would certainly expect to see in a hotel advertised as 4 stars. The furniture in the room is old, the windows do not open, but everything is quite clean and tidy.

Oryx Hotel Abu Dhabi
view from the window

What was pleasing about the Oryx hotel was the fast Internet, but with an insecure wi-fi connection.

It is also possible to take breakfast, which is quite rich and varied. I think it can easily be assessed as classic continental.

How to feed at the Oryx Hotel
Breakfast always included omelettes, salads, several options of Indian food, yoghurts, sweets, coffee, juices

After each cleaning, bottles of drinking water are left in the room, and there is a kettle to make coffee or tea. Another small plus of the hotel is that there is a liquor store in the building where you can buy beer and wine. In the UAE, alcohol in restaurants and bars is quite expensive, beer will cost about $15, and in the store the prices are much lower.

But I would add to the big advantage of the hotel that on the top floor there is a swimming pool with a relaxation area and a good view of the city.

Oryx Hotel review and photos

Oryx Hotel is easy to recommend to those traveling in couples or alone, without any special expectations for premium and luxury. You can see prices for your dates here here, I just found the best option through the website Trip.

Below is a point with the location of the hotel on the map, as you can see, the beach is a few minutes walk away, there is also a bus stop, large shops and a park within walking distance.

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