If you are searching for a wonderful wedding venue in Abu Dhabi for your wedding celebrations, we have a couple of suggestions for you that you should certainly consider. Whether you are based in Abu Dhabi, or in another Emirate in the UAE, or even considering a destination wedding in Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island has 2 great wedding venues that will wow your guests.
Al Maryah Island is Abu Dhabi’s business and lifestyle destination and home to the world’s newest international financial center, luxury retail and dining offerings, premium hospitality and world-class healthcare. Al Maryah Island is named for the Arabian oryx, a large number of which once inhabited the surrounding area.
Home to an exceptional collection of dining experiences, Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi offers fine dining restaurants, casual restaurants and cafes. Al Maryah Island has 2 five-star world-class hotels, Rosewood Abu Dhabi and Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi. Featuring expansive views of the city skyline and Arabian Gulf, both hotels offer exceptional service for weddings.
If you are considering getting married at the beautiful Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi then you have 2 great options; the Rosewood Hotel which has the larger ballroom and the Four Seasons Hotel. Here is some information on the banquet rooms and wedding services at these two hotels if you are getting married in Abu Dhabi:
Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi
The Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island offers a beautiful setting for weddings, hosting up to 530 guests.
You can choose from 2 Four Seasons ballrooms, both featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and opening outdoors to waterside terraces and promenades – a great location for pre-function receptions. In addition, there are 5 smaller wedding venues that are ideal for ladies’ henna parties and pre-wedding dinners. The Four Seasons Abu Dhabi can custom-design an unforgettable wedding celebration for you.
The dramatic white-marble staircase rising from the lobby to the first floor is set against a wall of windows with city and water views, offering a beautiful setting for wedding photography. The hotel's wedding planners can help custom-design your fantasy wedding, from flowers and photography to décor and menus.
Liwa Ballroom - Ground Floor
With its own exclusive entrance from the main driveway, the ground-floor Ballroom is entered through a spacious, welcoming pre-function area with natural light. Seating 150, the ballroom feels intimate and exclusive, boasting high ceilings, modern design and cutting-edge technology. With wall-to-wall windows overlooking the water and the city of Abu Dhabi, the space opens onto an additional outdoor pre-function area – a huge terrace, providing a truly spectacular focal point.
Al Maryah Ballroom - First Floor
On the first level, the Grand Ballroom is an impressive Abu Dhabi wedding location, seating up to 320 guests. Both the ballroom and the pre-function area are divisible in two, and both open to an outdoor terrace. A private Audi Visual room facilitates high-tech slide shows, 3D mapping and live shows.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
At Rosewood Abu Dhabi, the elegance and prosperity of the capital city comes alive in this hotel’s venues; featuring 2 ballrooms and generous outdoor function space.
At Rosewood Abu Dhabi, weddings are remarkable affairs deeply rooted in local traditions. Located where the desert meets the sea, the hotel’s guests are greeted with waterfront views and the stunning skyline of Abu Dhabi; the perfect wedding venue for luxury and elegance in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Featuring floor-to-ceiling glass windows, grand ballrooms, outdoor space, local and international cuisine and refined service, Rosewood Abu Dhabi is ideal for dream weddings. Whether it is an Emirati or European wedding or a blend of traditions, the hotel’s wedding specialists will assist you every step of the way. From intimate celebrations to grand, majestic events, the wedding experts will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of your needs and liaise with your wedding planner to ensure that everything goes smoothly.
The Rosewood Ballroom provides stunning pillar-free event space of 968 square meters. The natural available light from the glass frontage bestows a visual presence that is unmatched in Abu Dhabi. In addition, the floor-to-ceiling walnut paneling adds weighty sophistication to the venue. The ballroom's pre-function areas also provide a remarkable panorama of the Arabian Gulf. The capacity of the hotel's different venues is as follows:
- Rosewood Ballroom: 1040 guests for a cocktail reception, 655 guests for a seated banquet
- Yasmine Ballroom: 240 guests for a cocktail reception, 140 guests for a seated banquet
- Zanbaq Room: 128 guests for a cocktail reception, 80 guests for a seated banquet
- Bailasan Room: 110 guests for a cocktail reception, 70 guests for a seated banquet
Each of these venues is fully equipped with the latest technology and a team of service professionals to ensure an unforgettable experience.
Acting as more than a wedding planner, Rosewood Abu Dhabi’s professional wedding specialist holds the key to creating a one-of-a-kind lifetime wedding for you. Wedding coordination is supported from beginning to end with the utmost dedication and attentiveness. From the initial site inspection and menu planning to rehearsal and the day of the special occasion, you will work with the same wedding specialist at the hotel throughout the entire process.
For weddings with 150 or more guests, Rosewood Abu Dhabi offers the following complimentary features:
- One night stay in Junior Suite including breakfast at Aqua restaurant for 2 guests
- Special room rates for family and friends
- Bridal room available from 12:00 noon onwards
- Venue hire with projector & screen
- Complimentary stage and wooden dance floor
- White or Crudo table linen and gold placemat set up
- Food tasting for the couple for selected items
- A selection of dishes of the wedding menu served for the newlywed couple after the event in the room
- Valet parking for all guests