Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab (Arab. برج العرب literally "Arabian Tower") - a luxury hotel in Dubai, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With a height of 321 meters, it is the tallest building used exclusively as a hotel. [1] The building stands in the sea at a distance of 280 meters from the coast on an artificial island that is connected to the ground by means of a bridge. Construction of the hotel began in 1994, it was opened to the public on Dec. 1, 1999. The hotel was built as a dhow sails and Arab ship. Close to the top there is a helipad, on the other hand - the restaurant "Al Muntaha" (Arab. Highest), both supported by a cantilever beam. Interior The interior of the hotel room in "Burj Al Arab" is no ordinary rooms; It is divided into 202 duplex suites. The smallest occupies 169, and the biggest - 780 square meters. This is one of the most expensive hotels in the world. The price per night ranges from 1000 to 15 000 dollars, and the price of the night in the Royal Suite - about 28 000. Information about how much money was spent on the construction of the hotel, was not disclosed. In the "Burj Al Arab" tallest atrium lobby in the world (180 meters) Hotel characterizes itself as semizvёzdochny characteristic hyperbole, and is an attempt to get out of the category of hotels, characterizing himself as a six-star. Formally, all the hotel rating system maximum rank - 5 stars. According to the official website, "Burj Al Arab" - a five-star delyuks.V interior "Burj Al Arab" was used about 8000 square meters of 22-carat gold leaf. All rooms are equipped with the latest technology and design, and offer the highest level of luxury and comfort. The highlight of all rooms - large floor to ceiling windows overlooking the more.Odin of our restaurants, "Al Muntaha", located at an altitude of 200 meters above the Arabian Gulf, and offers views over Dubai. Lifting it produced a panoramic elevator. View of the Burj Al Arab front other restaurant, "Al Mahara" (Arab. العمارة Oyster), which deliver visitors on the ship is simulated submarine, it contains a huge aquarium with sea water with a capacity of more than one million liters. The walls of the tank are made of Plexiglas (to reduce the effect of magnifying) with a thickness of about 18 cm. This restaurant is on the magazine Conde Nast Traveler Magazine named as one of the best restaurants in the world.


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