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Burj Al Arab, UAE

From series “The World's Tallest Hotels”
Year: 1999.

The luxurious hotel Burj al Arab is a unique scyscraper, built on an artificial island 280 metres from the Dubai coast. This chic hotel, 321 meters tall, has been built in five years and was put into operation in 1999. In appearance it resembles the wind-filled sail of a ship. It has a helipad on its roof, so the hotel is accessible not only by sea, but also by air.

Speaking of its interior, the atrium should be mentioned. It is the tallest in the world with the height of 180 metres. The hotel offers its guests luxurous accomodations, they are 202 in number and two-level, the smallest suite is169 sqm and the largest one covers an area of 780 sqm.

The use of leafy technique is a distinctive feature of all rooms, however, it is far from attracting the attention of tourists, but floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, to make the most beautiful views over Dubai. Guests have access to nine theme restaurants. According to experienced travellers, the most beautiful view can be seen from the panoramic windows of the Al Muntaha restaurant. At a height of 200 metres is a stylish Sky View bar - an ideal place for admiring night views. Next - JR Central Hotel Tower

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Nearest airports:
 »  Dubai Airport DXB - in 21 km
 »  Sharjah Airport SHJ - in 39 km
 »  Ras Al Khaimah Airport RKT - in 92 km
 »  Abu Dhabi Airport AUH - in 95 km
 »  Al Ain International Airport AAN - in 107 km
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Best hotels near Burj Al Arab

"Mina A Salam, Madinat Jumeirah"

Located in 0 km from Burj Al Arab
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Rooms: 292
All Mina A Salam Madinat Jumeirah accommodation have large floor-to-ceiling windows and natural dark wood furnishings. They come equipped with air … More: photo, rates and booking
"Dar Al Masyaf, Madinat Jumeirah"

Located in 1 km from Burj Al Arab
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Rooms: 283
Dar Al Masyaf Madinat Jumeirah's luxurious guest rooms and suites are all located in Arabian-styled houses. All of the spacious rooms are decorated … More: photo, rates and booking
Sheraton Dubai Mall Of The Emirates Hotel

Located in 2 km from Burj Al Arab
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Rooms: 481
All suites and rooms at Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates offer views of the city skyline. Each features a flat-screen TV, minibar and an en-suite … More: photo, rates and booking
Pride Hotel Apartments

Located in 3 km from Burj Al Arab
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Rooms: 98
The property offers air-conditioned studios and apartments. All accommodation boasts a TV and modern décor. Studios come with a kitchenette and the … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

Wild Wadi Waterpark
0 km - Wild Wadi Waterpark
Dubai is a world-class resort, so it is not surprising that one of the best water parks of the planet is situated here. Wild Wadi Waterpark occupies an area of ​​50 000 square meters. It features incredibly smart design. Pools and attractions are interspersed with …
Al Qasr Pool
1 km - Al Qasr Pool
Fans of water entertainment, who plan to visit Dubai, should choose a luxury hotel Al Qasr for recreation. The pool, which is located on its territory, is one of the most chic in the city. This huge pool has a beautiful asymmetrical shape and it is surrounded by …
SeaScape Villa
4 km - SeaScape Villa
One of the most unusual houses on the water is the SeaScape villa, the project of which has been presented by the company BMT Asia Pacific. This villa can fulfill the dream of thousands of people to live in the open sea. The main feature of the house on the water are …
Infinity Tower
7 km - Infinity Tower
Dubai has also an original skyscraper, attractive with its twisted form, a 76-story Infiniti Tower. The height of this original building is 309 meters, and the turn of the skyscraper is 90 degrees. The project of the building has been worked by specialists of the …
Starbucks Coffee Shop
8 km - Starbucks Coffee Shop
Starbucks restaurants are also incredibly popular all over the world, they are especially popular with coffee fans. In Dubai, travellers will have an opportunity to visit one of the most luxurious restaurants of the network. It is located in the picturesque Persian …
Flower House in Dubai Miracle Garden Park
10 km - Flower House in Dubai Miracle Garden Park
From the series 'Unique Living Houses'

There is a beautiful flower park in Dubai. In the Miracle Garden, you can see one of the most amazing live houses in the world. The charming structure resembles a real fairy-tale castle. Its walls and roof are decorated with hundreds of live buds of different colors. A …

Top destination around Burj Al Arab - Jumeirah

The real historical landmark of Jumeirah is the local zoo - the oldest zoo in the territory of the Arabian Peninsula. It is very beautifully decorated. Many rare plants and majestic trees grow on the territory of this zoo. The diversity of the animals is also amazing; in the zoo you can see even very rare species of birds that are protected by the state.
Majlis Ghorfat Um-al-Sheef Palace is worth mentioning among the variety of architectural sights. The main building material in the construction of the palace was the coralstone blocks. The palace was built for one of the local noble Sheikhs. After many years, it does not cease to amaze with his greatness. Today, it is possible for absolutely everyone to walk around the magnificent palace within the framework of the excursion. The palace is surrounded by a well-kept garden, where you can admire not only exotic plants, but also beautiful sculptures.

It will be interesting for connoisseurs of contemporary art to visit the Dubai International Arts Center. It is the venue for a variety of cultural events, including very interesting art and photo exhibitions. Exhibitions of contemporary designers, music concerts and presentations are held here.
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