Visiting

Location

Just 145 Kilometeres away from central Abu Dhabi, Al Ain Convention Centre is situated in the heart of Al Ain, also known as the Garden City.

Visit our What’s On section to find out more about the exciting events and trade shows happening at the Al Ain Convention Centre over the next few months. Our Venue Map will be helpful in guiding you around the centre’s facilities.

Al Ain Convention Centre, located in the heart of Al Ain, is easily accessible no matter what mode of transport you take. Whether you are travelling by plane or by car, we look forward to welcoming you.

International Travel

Organisers, exhibitors and visitors from around the world can fly into the city of Al Ain via the Al Ain International Airport, Abu Dhabi’s second international airport. Located 13.5 kilometeres northwest of the city centre, the airport receives 14 international flights and 4,000 passengers each week.

Tourists can also fly in to Abu Dhabi International Airport, the UAE’s second largest airport, which serves over 102 destinations in 56 countries. Located almost 145 kilometeres away from Al Ain, the Abu Dhabi Airport is the base and hub to Etihad Airways, the UAE’s national flag carrier.

Passengers arriving at the Abu Dhabi Airport can use the Department of Transport’s express bus service for a speedy ride to Al Ain city.

International visitors can also book flights to the UAE’s two other airports, Dubai International Airport and the new Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport.

Public Transportation

Al Ain Convention Centre is easy to reach by car, taxi and bus.

By Taxi & by Bus

Metered taxis are readily available and easy to find in Al Ain. Taxis are available from the airport as well as from all hotels and malls in the city and the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Integrated Transport Centre operate an interactive map that will provide you with all the information you may require about your itinerary whether by Air, Land or Sea, throughout the Abu Dhabi Emirate.

For more information visit www.darb.ae/darbweb/map-viewer.html Or Contact: 800 88888

Car Parking

Al Ain Convention Centre offers their visitors on-site parking facilities with a capacity for 812 vehicles. Parking areas are located on both sides of the building and located next to the main entrance which gives easy access to the venue.

The parking space map:

Parking Zone No. of Parking Bays
CP 1-3 556
CP 4 60
CP 5 74
CP 6 57
VIP 16
CP 9 49
Total 812

Bank & ATMs

A number of banks are located in the vicinity of the Al Ain Convention Centre, including the Dubai Islamic Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and Emirates NBD.

ATM’s are also accessible in the nearby Al Jimi Mall as well as located throughout the convention centre.

Hotels

Hotels at Al Ain

Al Ain Rotana

Al Ain Rotana

Al Ain Rotana, situated in the heart of Al Ain and 5 Kilometers away from Al Ain Convention Centre, redefines efficient service with an effortless style. Guests are pampered by well-trained employees who are on hand 24-hours a day.
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Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort

Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort

The Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort is unique in its charming gardens and plays a symphony of comfort and tranquility in the heart of the bustling and vibrant city. From the modern rooms that pamper guests with the greatest view, to the three attractive swimming pools and many health experiences that bring you to a world of luxury.
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Danat Al Ain Resort

Danat Al Ain Resort

Nestled amidst lush greenery and beautiful gardens, the Danat Al Ain Resort features luxurious accommodation and lavish resort-style features, including three pools, a 24-hour fitness centre, spa, and engaging children’s activities. For guests interested in exploring, the city is at your doorstep. Located 20 minutes far away from Al Ain Convention Centre.
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Aloft Al Ain

Aloft Al Ain

Perfectly set in the heart of the oasis city of Al Ain, Aloft Al Ain is a stylish addition to the up-and-coming Al Ain Square. Great location. Comfortable stay. The staff are very supportive
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Hotels Around Al Ain

Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara

Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara

An urban sanctuary overlooking a protected mangroves reserve located only 15 minutes from the airport and under 10 minutes to ADNEC. With 222 guestrooms, leisure club, Anantara Spa, extensive dining facilities and flexible meeting space combine both business and leisure at one location.
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Asfar Resort

Asfar Resort

Designed to cater to guests’ individual needs, the resort offers 53 guestrooms. Echoing the contemporary and minimalist-style that can be identified throughout the resort, guestrooms are also designed in similar fashion. Featuring light-coloured walls, earth-tone carpeting and wood furnishings, rooms are further enhanced by floor-to-ceiling windows that provide a bird’s eye view of the beautiful surroundings.
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Ayla Hotel

Ayla Hotel

located in Al Ain City, neighboring to the business complexes, tourism divisions and shopping centers. A district for leisure activities and corporate pursuits, from a touch of comfort in guest rooms, fitness facilities, food & beverage outlets.
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Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet

Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet

With 124 rooms this unique mountain oasis resort, is located 915m on Jebel Hafeet Mountain. With refined authentic architecture reflecting the magic atmosphere of the region, the hotel offers 2 restaurants, a coffee shop and a bar with breathtaking views of the city. There are also various meeting facilities and recreational activities available. It is located 30 minutes away from Al Ain Convention Centre.
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Onsite Dining

A choice of casual dining option are available at AACC and our central location means that a number of excellent choices are only a short distance away.

Souk Al Zafarana

Souk Al Zafarana

This vibrant destination is filled with shops selling everything from fruit and vegetables to shoes and handicrafts. Visitors can find exotic souvenirs, traditional clothing, incense, local spices and a wide variety of dates. The Souk also has a number of fast food restaurants as well as the Al Safeer Grocery Market.
La Brioche Café

La Brioche Café

This authentic French café and pastry shop serves premium quality authentic French pastries, bakery items, light snacks along with hot and cold beverages.
Al Jimi Mall

Al Jimi Mall

Al Jimi Mall is home to a number of fast food outlets, Lebanese and Indian restaurants as well as four different coffee shops.
Ayla Hotel

Ayla Hotel

Ayla Hotel features an all-day dining restaurant offering a selection of international buffets for breakfast and lunch and themed dinner nights.
Zest

Zest

Located at the Al Ain Rotana, this all-day dining restaurant has four live cooking stations and serves delectable, continental cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Trader Vic's

Trader Vic's

Trader Vic’s is a well-known eatery with a reputation for serving up flavourful Polynesian cuisine and signature cocktails. Featuring a spacious cocktail area – the friendly Mai Tai Bar – and French Polynesian-inspired décor, the famous brand offers its guests a vibrant atmosphere and exotic food from its legendary Chinese oven.
Min Zaman

Min Zaman

Another one of the Al Ain Rotana’s popular restaurants, Min Zaman is the place to go to experience a taste of Lebanon. From the most select Lebanese cuisine to the traditional belly dancer, live singer and musicians, this restaurant is bursting with Middle Eastern flavour and charm. Diners can choose to eat inside or enjoy views of the pool garden below by dining on the terrace.

Toilets

Restrooms for men and women are located at various points throughout the centre, and include a wheelchair-accessible toilet.

View the convention centre venue map to locate the nearest restrooms.

Around the City

EXPLORE THE OASIS CITY

HILI FUN CITY This flagship family entertainment destination in Al Ain has been a firm favourite since opening in 1985 when it became the Gulf’s first theme park.Newly renovated, the park boasts 28 attractions for all ages, a family show amphitheatre, picnic and play areas.

AL JAHILI FORT The picturesque Al Jahili Fort is one of the UAE’s most historic buildings. It was erected in 1891 to defend the city and protect precious palm groves. It also served as a residence for the local governor. It is set in beautifully landscaped gardens, and visitors are encouraged to explore it.

An Al Ain landmark, the fort has been carefully restored and now houses a permanent exhibition of the work of British adventurer Sir Wilfred Thesiger (whom the locals affectionately refer to as ‘Mubarak Bin London’) and his 1940s crossings of the Rub Al Khali (The Empty Quarter) desert.

AL AIN OASIS In the heart of Al Ain, near Al Ain National Museum, this impressive oasis is filled with palm plantations, many of which are still working farms. The cool, shady walkways transport you from the heat and noise of the city to a tranquil haven; all you’ll hear is birdsong and the rustle of the palm fronds.

AL AIN NATIONAL MUSEUM On the edge of Al Ain Oasis, this museum showcases the city’s unique heritage and history. It is housed in the same compound as the Sultan Bin Zayed Fort (also known as the Eastern Fort). Divided into three main sections - archaeology, ethnography and gifts - its presentations illustrate various aspects of UAE life and include an interesting collections of Bedouin jewellery, musical instruments, weapons, and a reconstruction of a traditional majlis.

DRIVE JEBEL HAFEET Rising 1,240 metres, Jebel Hafeet is the emirate’s highest peak, and UAE’s second. This towering rocky height, which stands guard over Al Ain and borders Oman, is forged out of craggy limestone that has been weathered over millions of years. Significant fossil discoveries have been made in the area, which are vital pieces in the jigsaw of the city’s ancient history.

You can drive or, if you have the stamina, cycle to the top via a winding highway. Once you reach the top, you’ll be rewarded with magnificent views over Al Ain, where you can take a break at the Mercure Jebel Hafeet hotel near the Jebel’s peak. CLASSIC CARS MUSEUM Combining history and style, the Classic Cars Museum collects, preserves and exhibits vehicles and informative books related to the evolution of transportation in the UAE. The museum has something for everyone, from seasoned petrol-heads to those with only a fleeting interest in automobile antiquities.

AL AIN EQUESTRIAN, SHOOTING & GOLF CLUB In the shadow of the soaring Jebel Hafeet heights, AESGC is our Oasis City’s first 18hole facility and a fantastic environment in which to absorb the recuperative majesty of the emirate’s second-largest city.

With water in play on 12 holes, this stern but decidedly conquerable test also includes the Arabian Gulf longest Par 5 – the mammoth, 678-yard Hole 10. AL AIN ZOO is a true family destination, providing entertainment and learning experiences in a natural outdoor environment. Today, visitors of all ages discover the zoo’s wildlife and enjoy a great day out packed with fun and adventure, and explore our large animal collection of over 3,500 animals SHEIKH ZAYED DESERT LEARNING CENTRE Situated in the heart of Al Ain Zoo, the Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre (SZDLC) is an important educational facility that combines knowledge and learning through interactive exhibits, multimedia and visual materials that have been specially designed by world-class experts and specialists. The centre consists of five interactive galleries: Sheikh Zayed Tribute Hall, Abu Dhabi’s Desert over Time, Abu Dhabi’s Living World, People of the Desert and Looking to the Future. It has been described as the UAE’s first sustainable building and was the first to achieve a Five Pearl rating from Estidama and a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design platinum certification.

Source: https://visitabudhabi.ae