THE LEADING LUXURY TRAVEL EXHIBITION
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimahback
Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah opened its doors to international travelers in August 2013 and has gained an enviable reputation as one of the UAE’s leading hotels. Part of the prestigious brand Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah is part of an exclusive collection of properties known for offering true Waldorf service, truly inspirational environments and unforgettable experiences. Inspired by New York’s legendary Waldorf Astoria, each hotel in the fast growing brand has its own distinct character, timeless architecture and special history.
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is cradled by the Hajar Mountains, a championship golf course, white sandy beaches and the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf. The Hotel is a mere 50 minutes from Dubai International Airport and brings True Waldorf Service to one of the most alluring beach front locations in the Middle East.
Ras Al Khaimah is the destination of choice for adventure, nature and tranquility. The northern most emirate boasts beautiful and dramatic mountains, azure blue sea with white beaches, red sandy deserts and lush green plains indented by a series of creeks and lagoons. Ras Al Khaimah has a rich heritage, dating back over 5000 years which manifests in numerous historical sites, forts and abandoned villages and renowned for exceptional pearls. Discover a great range of extraordinary journeys. Glimpse dolphins while sailing on a traditional dhow to the beautiful Musandam Peninsula or partake in a desert or mountain safari by helicopter with breath-taking views of the sunset over the dunes and the summer house of the Royal Family atop the mountains.
The 346 deluxe rooms and suites reflect the palatial surroundings and offer the luxuries of space and tranquillity. Each room extends over at least 56 square metres offering a range of panoramic views of the Arabian Sea, championship golf course, the majestic Hajjar Mountains and long stretches of white sandy beaches.
Restaurants, Lounges and Bars
· Lexington Grill
With the theme taken from extravagant US steak houses and the famed street in New York, this ground floor bespoke dining room is a refined eatery with a delicious unassuming menu of celestial steaks and the freshest seafood flown in from around the world. The team in the kitchen proudly showcase their unique air-dried beef cuts which cannot be found elsewhere in the entirety of the Middle East. With an elegant art clad modern-style steak house restaurant, a selection of private dining rooms and glorious open-air spaces, the atmosphere and food combination will leave taste buds craving more. The restaurant houses over 150 labels of wine in its temperature controlled cellar. The extensive wine list is introduced by the experienced Sommelier.
Marjan is an eclectic fusion of traditional and quirky modern interiors and the finest Middle Eastern Cuisine. Divine menus and art created by Sasan Nasernia, this restaurant is truly a joy for all of the senses. Appraise the elegant menu whilst enjoying various seating and lighting designs in the restaurant, oversized settee seating under eccentric ceiling decorations, formal dining, intimate corners and a private dining room are complemented by sublime sunset views over the Arabian Gulf.
· Qasr al Bahar
A beautiful, light filled semi-circular restaurant dedicated to indoor-outdoor breakfast, lunch and dinner, also offering breath taking views of the Arabian Sea and Marjan Island.
A trendy Japanese Restaurant bordered with vibrant Japanese gardens.
· Peacock Alley
A famed Waldorf Astoria tradition, Peacock Alley is an impressive signature lounge with all the signs of the magnificent plumage and parading that is assimilated with the Peacock.
Famous for its afternoon tea, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah offers a feminine and elegant tea lounge serving over 150 loose teas from around the globe.
The poolside restaurant and bar that takes the finest ingredients from the Mediterranean.
· Al Fayrouz
With an abundance of charm and flair, this open-air restaurant and bar overlooks the infinity pool and beyond. A beach fronted Mediterranean themed eatery that is fun, understated and glamorous. Chill out to cool tunes during the day or settle in for sun downers and take on the holiday vibe. Adults only.
· Le Diwan
An Arabesque lounge dedicated to traditional shisha and Arabic cuisine, will offer a delectable variety of mezzeh, Arabic juices and hot beverages.
Spa and Wellness
A place of refuge and restoration; the spa offers signature treatments combined with exceptional care to create a place where guests can surrender and restore personal wellbeing. With an undersea theme that runs through the tranquil area, the calming blues of the raw silk clad walls, clever lighting and floor to ceiling windows allow for a sense of utter peace.
Two differing product lines are used in the spa; Voya, totally organic, sustainable seaweed products which have been produced on the shores of Ireland by the same family for over 100 years and QMS Medicosmetics, a powerful, intelligent skincare formulation based on scientific logic, not miracles.
The curves of the entire space replicates the calm waves of the sea and the colour transports you to another plane. Reminiscent of ghostly mermaids, seashells and daydreams, serenity is the order of the day. Threads of gold weave their way through the Waldorf Astoria Spa with sparkling embellishments, decadent treatments and refreshing tastes.
Facilities & Services
The Personal Concierge team provide guests with assistance before they arrive at the hotel. One dedicated member of the Concierge team will look after each guest’s personal requirements to ensure that their stay at the Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah is truly memorable.
The Master Collection
The Master Collection is a unique assortment of exquisite experiences unique to the Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah. Guests can indulge their senses, relish quiet moments alone and feel cosseted in the comfort of their own suite. With three distinctive ‘masters’ to choose from, guests allow the specialists to take them on a sublime journey of peace and tranquillity.
A true Waldorf Astoria sensory experience. Guests can allow the Bath Master to draw their bath at the end of the day, or any time of day for that matter. A deluxe menu of bath infusions and fragrances is available for guests to choose from and that can be mood enhancing or altering. Blends of essential oils, aromas and infusions are available. This bathing experience is enriched further by a complementary unique culinary experience.
Fragrances create memories. A slight hint of a certain scent brings back or creates sensory memoirs. The Fragrance Master helps create a special ambience in the guests’ room, at turndown, with the finest aromatherapy products. Bring the essence of the unique Waldorf Spa to the room with signature scents of rose, mint and jasmine. Perfect for retaining equilibrium, soothing any tension and preparing for a good night’s sleep.
Sleep rejuvenates and restores the soul. Guests can experience the ultimate pillow menu. Organic and natural pillows of heated cherry stones, buckwheat or the cosiest feather pillows are just part of the extensive menu available to ensure the most enchanting sleep. Provided at turndown and complemented with a delicious culinary experience. Better than home.
Typing, photocopying, scanning, printing, complimentary wi-fi and secretarial services are available at the Business Centre located on the first floor. Opens daily from 09.00 – 18.00.
Daily discussions are held in the library after dark which take guests on a journey through the history and mystery of Ras al Khaimah together with information about the activities and excursions that are available to Waldorf Astoria guests each morning at 10.30.
Frequent Guest Programme
Free room upgrades, personalized amenities and more.
As a Hilton HHonors™ member, guests can enjoy special treatment at all our hotels and resorts. And with HHonors, guests can achieve elite status faster than with any other guest loyalty program. The more guests stay with us, the better it gets.
Traditional Arabic water pipes with various flavours of tobacco can be enjoyed on the balconies of Camelia, Marjan and 17Squared.
An exclusive area for the little Waldorf Astoria people. From the age of three, children can take advantage the fun and fully equipped kids club with indoor play facilities, climbing frame and sandpit. Open from 10.00 to 19.00 daily. Babysitting services are available on request. Access to the kids club is complimentary for resident children; babysitting is chargeable per hour.