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The Cove Rotana Resort

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Exterior
Private beach, free beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, free beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, free beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
3 outdoor pools, open 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, cabanas (surcharge)

Overview of The Cove Rotana Resort

The Cove Rotana Resort

5.0 star property
Ras Al Khaimah beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants and spa

8.2/10 Very good

260 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
Map
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Salim Road, Al Dhaith South, Ras Al Khaimah, 34429
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • 2 restaurants and 2 poolside bars
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Breakfast available
  • Free children's club
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Free beach cabanas
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (free)

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach

Getting around

  • Ras al Khaimah (RKT-Ras al Khaimah Intl.) - 36 min drive
  • Dubai Intl. Airport (DXB) - 53 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Restaurant Cinnamon - 2 min walk
  • Basilico - 3 min walk
  • Beach Bar Breakers - 8 min walk
  • La Burrata - 7 min drive
  • Communitea - 8 min drive

About this property

The Cove Rotana Resort

The Cove Rotana Resort offers a private beach where you can enjoy free cabanas, beach umbrellas, and beach massages, plus you'll have access to onsite water skiing. 3 outdoor pools provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy, and reflexology. Cinnamon Restaurant, one of 2 restaurants, serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 poolside bars, a free kid's club, and a beach bar. The pool and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

Arabic, English, Filipino, French, German, Hindi, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global) and Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 330 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free secured, covered onsite self parking
  • Free secured, uncovered onsite valet parking
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Clothing optional (nudity permitted in public areas)
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • To-go breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–11 AM
  • Hosted evening meals daily for a surcharge
  • 2 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • Beach bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Private dining
  • 24-hour room service

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Beach yoga
  • Water skiing
  • Table tennis
  • Private beach access
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Coworking spaces
  • Conference space (1464 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2009
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fitness center
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Russian
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Chef
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Spa

Avitane has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open select days. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Cinnamon Restaurant - This buffet restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open 24 hours. Reservations are required.
Basilico - This poolside fine-dining restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: AED 200 per accommodation, per stay (for guests under 18 years old)
  • Breakage deposit: AED 1000 per stay

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: AED 20.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • To-go breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AED 110 for adults and AED 45 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AED 375 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Hosted evening meal costs AED 155

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for AED 220.0 per day
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Facilities are accessible for an extra charge
  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global) and Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

Policies

Clothing is optional at this property.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Parties and events are allowed on site.

Long-term renters welcome.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards and mobile payments. Cash is not accepted.

Mobile payment options include: Google Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

Cove Rotana
Cove Rotana Ras Al Khaimah
Cove Rotana Resort
Cove Rotana Resort Ras Al Khaimah
Ras Al Khaimah Cove
Ras Al Khaimah Rotana
Rotana Cove Ras Al Khaimah
Rotana Cove Resort
Rotana Ras Al Khaimah
Rotana Resort Ras Al Khaimah
Cove Rotana Resort Ras Al Khaimah Hotel Ras Al Khaimah
The Cove Rotana Resort Hotel
The Cove Rotana Resort Ras Al Khaimah
The Cove Rotana Resort Hotel Ras Al Khaimah

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Cove Rotana Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Cove Rotana Resort?
Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at The Cove Rotana Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Cove Rotana Resort?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking. Parking spots may be limited. Electric vehicle charging is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Cove Rotana Resort?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is AED 375 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Cove Rotana Resort?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Cove Rotana Resort and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like water skiing and beach yoga. Additional recreation onsite includes yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa, soothe your senses in the spa tub, or go for a swim in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools. The Cove Rotana Resort also has 2 poolside bars, 4 bars, and a private beach, as well as a sauna, a steam room, and an arcade.
Are there restaurants at or near The Cove Rotana Resort?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring local and international cuisine and poolside dining. Nearby restaurants include Beach Bar Breakers (8-min walk), Communitea (4 mi), and Poem Bistro Cafe (4 mi).
Does The Cove Rotana Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around The Cove Rotana Resort like?
The Cove Rotana Resort puts you in the heart of Ras Al Khaimah. Popular attractions include Al Hamra Marina and Yacht Club, which is 14 minutes away by car.

Overall score and ratings

8.2

Very good

8.4/10

Cleanliness

8.3/10

Staff & service

7.8/10

Amenities

8.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

6/10 Good

Family stay
The service was very poor and obviously understaffed for the number of guests. The hotel is really nice with a special vibe but it is a little outdated. Food was expensive and with an average quality. Check in took sometime. Beach was very clean. Good for families with young children
View from the room
2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Staff are super friendly and are masters in Customer Service. I had one issue at the beginning and it was all perfectly resolved. Perfect destination for honeymooners, staycations or getaways
IK, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Rania, 2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Mohammad, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Bram, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

Amazing Establishment - BUT Poor Service
We originally had booked 2 rooms. Both rooms were given late. 1st room 8020 and then one hour later 8012. We also requested both rooms be next to each other when we initially booked the rooms from Hotels.com. Also we did not get the view from the room which we originally had booked for (Deluxe Room) which we paid extra for. Then after getting the key to 8020 - as we were walking to van to take us to the room, I noticed where my luggage was on the trolley, there was also someone else's garments which were on top of my luggage - to be exact it was on top of my 7 month old's foldable bed. In current conditions with COVID, this was very appalling. I raised the concern to the attendant who was putting other peoples garments on top of my luggage - at which the attendant completely ignored my concern. Then I went back into the reception and raised the issue, and also raised the issue with Ibrahim (Front end manager). The difficult part was obtaining a van to take us to and from the beach + pool. Waiting time was ridiculous as we had to make several calls because we had a children 5yrs and below with us, walking in the heat was difficult for them. At one point when we were taken from beach back to our rooms - the driver made another stop to pick up additional guests to pack the vehicle. Now this is another COVID precaution red flag - especially with a newborn in the vehicle the driver was mixing up guests.
Swati, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

bad experience
When I booked the villa. I thought it will be amazing, but I faced the fact of facility had old furniture , bad smells , unclean and in safety pool , old style bathrooms need to be changed. Really I would never go back there again.
omar, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The Cove.. The amazing place
Whether was amazing. Room was clean and housekeeping staff was very kind.
Khalid, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mohamed, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Liudmyla, 1-night trip with friends
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