Burj al-Arab

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Burj Al Arab
برج العرب
Burj Al Arab is located in United Arab Emirates
Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab
Location within United Arab Emirates
General information
StatusComplete
TypeLuxury hotel
Architectural styleHigh-tech
LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates25°08′31″N 55°11′10″E / 25.141975°N 55.186147°E / 25.141975; 55.186147Coordinates: 25°08′31″N 55°11′10″E / 25.141975°N 55.186147°E / 25.141975; 55.186147
Construction started1994
Completed1999
OpeningDecember 1999
CostUS$1 billion[1]
Height
Architectural321 m (1,053 ft)
Top floor197.5 m (648 ft)
Technical details
Floor count56 (3 below ground)[2]
Lifts/elevators18[2]
Design and construction
ArchitectTom Wright of WKK Architects
DeveloperJumeirah
Structural engineerAtkins
Other information
Number of rooms202 from USD $2,000 per night.[2]
Website
burj-al-arab.com
References
[2][3][4][5][6]

The Burj Al Arab is a hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the fourth largest hotel in the world, after Rose Tower, which is also in Dubai. It is very expensive to stay at the Burj Al Arab. It is known as the world's only 7 star hotel. On the top of the Burj Al-Arab there is helipad which is sometimes used as a tennis court for high paying guests.The hotel was built by South African construction contractor Murray & Roberts. The hotel cost $650 million to build. -Caleb [7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Arabian Knight". Forbes.com. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Burj Al Arab Hotel – The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
  3. Burj al-Arab at Emporis
  4. Burj al-Arab at SkyscraperPage
  5. Burj al-Arab in the Structurae database
  6. "Stay at Burj Al Arab". Jumeirah. Retrieved 4 January 2010.
  7. "How the Dubai Seven-Star Hotel Works". HowStuffWorks. 1 October 2007.