Burj Al Arab, more popularly known as Sail, is the most expensive and luxurious hotels in the world. There are no standard rooms. All 202 rooms - suites. All rooms are double-decker, and the smallest area - 170 square meters. m., and the biggest - 780 km. m. night in the cheapest room will cost you 1,500 dollars. This is the first seven-star hotel in the world, and part-time it is a symbol of Dubai.
Prior to the crisis room in Burj Al Arab had to be ordered at least six months. Now a lovely room managed to book a week before arrival.
Sheikh Mohammed - the ruler of Dubai - understood that the development of tourism it is necessary Emirate recognizable symbol. The same as the Eiffel Tower in Paris or the Statue of Liberty in New York. For this purpose, he hired English architect Tom Wright. The idea to build a hotel in the shape of the sail came to him accidentally. He sat at the bar and drank beer. Floated past the windows with Arab dhows sail. Tom exclaimed, "Eureka! Here is a simple and recognizable form that can draw even a child! »
Get to Burj Al Arab just impossible. It stands on an artificial island and connects it with the land bridge, which at the beginning of the PPC with the guards.
In the sails a lot of restaurants. If you make them in the table, the security consulting the list, and you will miss in the hotel lobby. By the way, there is always a group of tourists walk with cameras and open mouths. Upon entering the hotel, you will be rested in the ladder fountain with two escalators on the sides. Fountain periodically starts to play, spitting short streams of water:
The registration process is very simple at the hotel. You give your passport employee, while they themselves are sitting on the couch, eating dates and drinking coffee.
All restaurants and elevators are located on the floor above, where it is necessary to climb the escalator. In the wall next to them hid 2 large aquarium: