If a seven-star designation ever existed for rating Dubai luxury hotels, the Burj Al Arab Hotel would definitely be graced with the esteemed merit. In fact, it’s often touted as a seven-star hotel for all the right reasons. The Burj Al Arab Dubai is the most prominent and luxurious of all Dubai hotels to date. The modern architectural phenomenon towers over the Persian Gulf, taller than meets the eye. Shaped like a billowing ship’s sail, the Burj Al Arab totals 1053 feet and is one of the tallest buildings in the world.
The Burj’s name literally means Arabian Tower
and was built on a small ocean island linking it to the
mainland. Many wonder how the Burj Al Arab Hotel stands
so firmly when it looks precariously built. The pillars
attached to the hotel’s foundation actually reach
an incredible 120 feet below the seabed, planting it firmly
onto the manmade island less than 1000 feet from Jumeirah
At the Burj Al Arab Dubai builders coated the exterior with Teflon which emits an imminent white glow during the daytime hours, especially on a typically sunny day. At night the scene is brilliant, lit up by an ever-changing palate of colors and fire and water light shows. On the inside the decor is just as magnificent. The biggest of attractions in the entryway is the skyrocketing atrium, the tallest around the globe, rising all the way to the uppermost floors. Convenient and personalized transportation to the city center provides superb access to the best dining, shopping and sightseeing away from the Burj Al Arab Hotel.
Staying at the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai is the epitome in luxury and affluence. A choice in seven different suites, the most opulent being the Presidential, offers guests anywhere from 170 square meters to almost 800 square meters of the finest interior decor and design in the UAE. The most attentive personalized service comes in the form of a personal butler. Each guest at the Burj Al Arab is spoiled with a private butler ensuring each need and request is met swiftly and professionally. Designed to represent the ultimate in exclusivity, guests’ check-in happens in the privacy of their own guest suite. Burj Al Arab boasts 202 suites dispersed over two sweeping and lavish floors. With it’s distinguished location, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai provides some of the best panoramic views of the Gulf from suites with floor to ceiling windows.
Sumptuous textiles, vibrant hues and rich, comfortable furnishings are the base for each of the deluxe suites at the Burj Al Arab Hotel. The latest in entertainment systems, extravagant living and dining areas and convenient office space are added layers providing even more comfort and convenience throughout the suites. Equipped and well-fit for royalty, the Burj Al Arab creates a striking example of attention to detail with the smallest elements carefully looked after. In addition to the 24-hour butler, guests can relish in the affluent surroundings featuring fresh-cut flowers and welcome drinks, one touch air conditioning, lighting and curtain control, helicopter and Rolls Royce transportation and complimentary passes to Wild Wadi Waterpark add even more prestige to all vacations.
For the best of all UAE
luxury hotels, the Burj Al Arab Dubai more than fits
the bill. The tranquil and lavish Assawan Spa, easy access
to the Mall of the
Emirates, Ski Dubai and
other popular Dubai shopping malls, scenic helicopter
tours, yacht cruises and easy
access to world class UAE golf further the five star experiences and easily pronounce
the Burj Al Arab in Dubai as the best hotel in the entire
UAE. Also of note, the tallest hotel in the world is the nearby JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.