Rooms & Suites: 202
A billowing, sail-shaped structure soaring 321 meters above the Arabian Gulf, Burj Al Arab is a dramatic tribute to the region's seafaring heritage, and the world's tallest hotel.
Arrive at the hotel in style by helicopter, Rolls Royce or BMW. The rooms are all duplex suites with marble staircases. Individual service and attention to detail are paramount, with a private reception area on each floor, as well as a butler service for every suite. Each suite features its own laptop notebook computer, fax machine, and printer. The two Royal Suites are spread over the 25th floor. Palatial surroundings reach unsurpassed peaks of luxury, including a private elevator, private cinema, revolving canopy beds, majlis (Arabic meeting room) and dressing rooms larger than the average hotel bedroom.
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"World's Most Instagrammed Hotel"
Business Meeting, Romantic Getaway
• At Burj Al Arab you're given 24-karat-gold-plated iPads to use during your stay.
• If you're a romantic type, you can book the “Romantic Moonlight Swim.” They prepare the swimming pool for two with rose petals and you can spend a night surrounded by the views of the Arabian Gulf while enjoying the moonlight, champagne and strawberries, all in complete privacy.
Dubai International Airport (DXB)
November through April