Burj al Arab is the most luxurious hotel in the world and the third tallest hotel, with an altitude of 321 metres. It is located in the sea, on an artificial island located 270 metres from the beach and connected to the Mainland by a road. The hotel is listed as seven-star category that goes beyond the normal hotels, one to six, classification because its really outstanding features which differentiate it from any other hotel in the world. As if it were a place of the thousand and one nights the Burj al Arab hotel allows you to enjoy a luxurious and rewarding stay.The construction of the building began in 1994 and was officially opened on December 1, 1999. Its form is inspired by a boat to sail and it’s located in a specific area in order that its shadow does not cover the beach. At the highest point of the hotel lies a heliport, which was used as a tennis court for a publicity involving Andre Agassi and Roger Federer. The interior decoration of the building was conducted by Chinese designer Khuan Chew. The instructions that the Sheik of Dubai gave him to Chew for the design of the suites and the Atrium were impact and innovate. Khuan and his team used large quantities of marble from Macael, velvet and gold blades for garnish.
The Burj al Arab does not have standard rooms, but it has 202 duplex suites. The smallest Suite occupies an area of 169 m², while the largest covers an area of 780 m².
ONE BEDROOM DELUXE SUITE
CLUB SUITE – ONE BEDROOM
TWO BEDROOM DELUXE SUITE
ROYAL SUITE – 2 BEDROOM
Burj al Arab features 8 restaurants, among them the to the Mahara – located under the sea, offering an underwater view through a stained glass window in the form of Aquarium and to the Muntaha, located at 200 meters, allowing a panoramic view of the city of Dubai. The latter is located on a cantilever platform that extends 27 meters on each side of the mast and will have access to it through a panoramic elevator. Famous chefs perform in your kitchen. With the choice of Culinary Flight you can have the experience of eating dishes in their restaurants, the Skyview Bar, 5 the Muntaha, Iwan, Junsui, the Mahara and Sahn Eddar.
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Burj al Arab offers pick-up to the airport in a Rolls Royce for customers who request it, check-in and check-out at the suite, private beach Majlis Al Bahar, Butler service 24 hours, Spa Health Club, children’s club, helipad and infinity pools. Burj al Arab also offers a wide variety of possibilities for shopping lovers. Among the boutiques of the hotel are: Rodeo Drive Designer clothing accessoriesLes Exclusives (ladies) Designer jewelleryDianoor Designer jewelleryChopard Designer jewellery accessoriesParis Gallery Perfumes, cosmetics, watches, fashion accessoriesBulgari Perfumes, cosmetics, watches, fashion accessoriesPremium Gold Gold accessories ornamentsBin Hendi Fashion wearAlbarajeel Carpet Shop Persian carpetsAlbarajeel Book Shop Newspapers, books, postcards, tobacco, etc.Commercial Bank of Dubai BankRivoli shopDesange Gents Ladies hair salonBurj al Arab Boutique shop.
All guests staying at the Burj al Arab can enjoy unlimited access to Wild Wadi, the famous water park in Dubai, which can be reached directly from the hotel in a buggy or a short walk. They can also use free the Assawan Health Club and the Sinbads Kids Club. Tours offered include desert safaris, bird watching, sightseeing tour of Dubai, tours by helicopter, sailing yacht, visits to museums and art galleries, visit to the Gold Souk.