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There is no dearth of Swanki hotels in Abu Dhabi. Should you take sweeping views of the skyscraper of the city skyline, or a secluded beachfront hotel with a premium spa? When it comes to hotels, location is everything! Check out our selection of the best located hotels for different tastes.

In the Heart of the City

St Regis Abu Dhabi

Strategically located in the city center, St. Regis offers its signature butler service to each of the hotel's 283 rooms in Abu Dhabi Cornish. The Heritage Village, Minar Al Sadiyat and the Presidential Palace are close to the hotel. For a dramatic evening with your partner, book the Helipad Sunset Supper, in which you will enjoy oysters, caviar, and canapes amidst a live saxophone performance on a roof-mounted helipad and a champagne sabering ritual.

Location: Nation Tower, Corniche

Al Diar Dana Hotel

Al Diyar Dana Hotel is quite popular among solo travelers. After all, it is less than a kilometer from the Abu Dhabi Mall, and a short distance from it are various restaurants and bars. This value-for-money hotel has an in-house salon, a rooftop restaurant and a mouth-watering European pub. The hotel has 112 fully furnished rooms, which are all modern creature comforts.

Location: 10th Street Tourist Club Area

Right by the Beach

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas

Art lovers should not look beyond this 5 star accommodation in the cultural district of Sadiat. It is close to the upcoming Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, and is just minutes from the city center. If you need inspiration, the beach is in front and so is the Sadiat Beach Golf Club. Ask the concierge, and they will be able to put together a tailor-made itinerary for you.

Location: Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi

Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi

Welcome to the second most expensive hotel in the world! If you have a hobby for Islamic architecture, the hotel's intricate geometric patterns, use of colors and beautiful arches will mesmerize you. With its 400 rooms, 240-foot-high vaulted atrium and 1000 chandeliers, many restaurants serve mouth-watering dishes, this Regal Kempinski property survives its reputation by every measure. What's more, you get direct access to the magnificent white sands of the Persian Gulf!

Location: West Corniche Road

Close to the Airport

Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan

Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan has a sauna, hammam and jacuzzi, which offers a relaxing Middle-Eastern experience. It is a few minutes from the business center of the city and the airport. Dining options include a full day of pepper, with live cooking and a Waves Pool Bar, which has a substantial fare for being health conscious. Children can keep themselves busy in many play areas. Other attractions include the use of an outdoor heated pool, 18-hole golf course, and a fitted fitness suite.

Location: Shk. Rashid Bin Saeed St/ Rabdan St

Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi

If you decide to stay at Qarit Al Beri, the Shangri-La Hotel in Abu Dhabi, you can feel like a sheikh living in a palace. The grand main building is of a beautiful golden-white color, but it is the interiors and decorations that will take your breath away. The hotel has a winding waterway that is encrusted with traditional Arabic boats or encroachments to ply guests. Visit the very souk of the hotel, where you can take traditional artifacts, paintings, jewelery, clothing and everything in the Middle East. A private beach, luxurious CHI Spa, and a walk in fancy restaurants will all look simple now.

Location: Between the Bridges

Tucked Away on an Island

The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

This beachfront hotel showcases beautiful Mediterranean architecture, enough to make your jaw drop. Even more eye-catching are the stunning views of Aquamarine beach - six miles of walking, swimming and dolphin-spotting paradise! Even the rooms are made with lavish Mediterranean style d├ęcor, and offer views of the Gulf or Sadiat Beach Golf Club. Take your pick from five swimming pools, spas, sandcastle clubs for children, private beaches, and an impressive range of food and beverage outlets.

Location: Saadiyat Island

Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi

Despite its serene location, this hotel makes fashion, glamor and all things fabulous. Within the F1 Yas Marina Circuit, cruising above ground and water, the hotel plays the perfect host for Grand Prix and similar high-profile events. Its futuristic exteriors will surprise you, such as the 11 innovative dining and lounge rooms, a cozy ESPA spa, state-of-the-art rooms and a stylish bar. Special activities are organized for children, couples and families, so you don't have to worry about falling short on entertainment options.

Location: Yas Island