The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, set against a backdrop of the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, features 447 luxurious guestrooms and suites, as well as 85 private 1- and 2-bedroom villas. Inspired by the 15th to early 17th century Renaissance architecture and the urban planning of the city of Venice, the waterfront property consists of ten stately buildings arranged in a crescent formation, completed with artfully designed water features and manicured gardens. The culinary journey at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal begins with each ingredient selected to suit even the most discerning palate and ends with the fond farewell of the renowned Ritz-Carlton service. Guests can choose from 10 hotel restaurants, including 3 signature restaurants – Lebanese, Asian and Steak house. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi provides 2,182 square meters (23,484 square foot) of flexible meeting space, including a magnificent 1,550-square meter (16,685 square foot) ballroom.