Sheikh Mohammed is the ruler of Dubai realized that for the development of tourism in Emirates it is necessary to create recognizable symbol.
For this purpose he has hired the British architect Tom Wright. The idea to build a hotel in the form of sails came to him accidentally. He sat at the bar and drank beer. Dhow, a traditional Arab sailing ship, swam past the windows. Tom exclaimed, “Eureka! Here is a simple and recognizable form, which can draw even a child!”
To get in the Burj Al Arab is not simply. It stands on an artificial island and it connects with the land bridge.
The process of registration at the hotel is very simple. You give your passport to the staff and sit on the couch, eat dates and drink coffee.
Burj Al Arab has the world’s highest hotel lobby – 180 meters.
The hotel has the triangular form, and the white side, which is usually visible from the outside, the inside really looks like a taut sail.
Each next floor is smaller previous. There is a reception and concierge on each floor, to the guests comfort.
Burj Al Arab does not have rooms; it has 202 suites, each one arranged over two floors with floor-to-ceiling windows offering breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf.
On the second floor is a bedroom and a huge bathroom with a Jacuzzi. Each room is equipped with a laptop, fax, copier, and color printer. The room has dynamics сradle for iPods, and all equipment is controlled from the panel AMX. During the construction of the hotel was used by 8 000 square meters of gold leaf.
Burj Al Arab has an amphitheatre, conference rooms, and meeting rooms.
Burj Al Arab has a selection of restaurants including pan-Asian cuisine, a seafood restaurant, Al Mahara, reached via submarine, and a cocktail bar with panoramic views of the Jumeirah Beach shoreline. Al Mahara was voted among the top ten best restaurants of the world by Condé Nast Traveler.
Restaurant, Al Muntaha, is located 200 metres above the Persian Gulf, offering a view of Dubai. The main chef there, Edah Semaj Leachim, was awarded Chef of the Year 2006 and also owns the restaurant, in accordance with the Burj Al Arab hotel.
Burj Al Arab has just suites.
Cost of the night in the cheapest suite is from $1 500.
All suites has the Full-size Hermes bathroom products.
Chauffeur driven Rolls Royce BMW available at a charge or helicopter transfers.
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One Bedroom Deluxe Suite
[singlepic id=138 w=280 h=140 float=right] With beautiful views of the Arabian Gulf, the Deluxe Suite features a handsome spiral staircase that leads you from one floor to the next, perfectly separating the entertainment and living spaces.
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Two Bedroom Deluxe Suite
[singlepic id=142 w=320 h=140 float=right]The two bedroom suite has a large dining area with separate kitchen and two lounges offering magnificent sea views, allowing you and your family to rest, relax or entertain in unsurpassed style.
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[singlepic id=139 w=320 h=140 float=right]Both levels of the Panoramic Suite offer you magnificent views of the Arabian Gulf through floor to ceiling glass windows in an extremely luxurious setting.
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[singlepic id=136 w=320 h=140 float=right]The Club Suite with its spectacular views of both sea and desert and its unique recreation facilities make it an ideal venue for both corporate or private entertainment.
[singlepic id=137 w=320 h=140 float=right]The spacious 3 bedroom Diplomatic Suite, with its large spaces for entertaining and living ensure that you and your family can enjoy your holiday or entertain your guests with equal ease.
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[singlepic id=140 w=320 h=140 float=right]The stylishly appointed 2 bedroom Presidential Suite overlooks the waters of the Arabian Gulf from high up on the 24th floor, offering unrivalled luxury, space, décor and amenities.
[singlepic id=141 w=320 h=140 float=right]The stately and opulent 2 bedroom Royal Suite on the 25th floor is the last word in luxury, with its lavishly appointed interiors, majestic colour scheme and sumptuous furnishings.