Location: The iconic symbol of Dubai, the Burj Al Arab lives on its own island, and is a destination in itself, towering over the exciting, vibrant, and ever-flourishing city.
History: Construction began on this landmark hotel in 1994, and since then, it has slowly but surely grown into the most luxurious hotel in the world, frequented by royalty and celebrities alike.
Service: Often referred to as the world’s only 7-star hotel, the Burj Al Arab’s service is quite literally in a class by itself, with perks that include a 24-carat gold iPad for each guest’s use upon check-in.
The world’s first six-star hotel, it is regularly voted as the world’s most luxurious hotel and has taken opulence to a new level. All 202 duplex suites have at least 170 square meters of space and all come with their own private butler, Jacuzzi and spectacular views. The hotel also boasts six award-winning restaurants, the exclusive Assawan Spa & Health Club, a private beach, and a whole new level of personalized service.
All of the 202 rooms at the Burj Al Arab come in duplex suite form, and in-room check-in is standard. Each floor features its own reception and teams of personal butlers, offering guests the utmost in efficiency and comfort.
The Burj's Deluxe One-Bedroom suites feature stunning panoramas of the Arabian Gulf, clearly visible from floor-to-ceiling windows. The lavishly appointed interior is split onto two floors, connected by a stunning spiral staircase. The rooms include a bedroom, living room/dining room, and an expansive bathroom that includes a Jacuzzi and rain shower.
The Burj's Deluxe Two-Bedroom suites feature magnificent views of the Arabian Gulf, clearly visible from floor-to-ceiling windows. The lavishly appointed interior is split onto two floors, connected by a stunning spiral staircase. The rooms include master and twin bedrooms, living room/dining room, lounge featuring plush sofas and chairs, and an expansive bathroom that includes a Jacuzzi and rain shower.
The Burj's Panoramic One-Bedroom suites feature sweeping views of the Dubai city skyline, as well as the Arabian Gulf, clearly visible from floor-to-ceiling windows. The lavishly appointed interior is split onto two floors, connected by a stunning spiral staircase. The rooms include a bedroom, living room/dining room with seating for up to 10 people, and an expansive bathroom that includes a Jacuzzi and rain shower.
Spaced over two levels, this tranquil, luxurious and vibrantly-decorated spa oasis is the ideal place for guests to enjoy an afternoon of pampering. Treatments range from massages to organic body wraps, with touches of Asian traditional healing and modern techniques.
The Burj features a fully-equipped fitness center that is available for all guests. Guests may also choose from a full range of fitness programs that include physical fitness instruction and training, healthy dining, spa treatments, and personal mentoring.
This unique feature is located on the Burj's ground floor, featuring an open-air infinity pool and swim-up bar. The private beach is available for the use of all guests, located on the mainland across the causeway, containing comfortable sun beds that sit upon luscious white sand.
This complimentary child care service is offered to guests and spa members, and is fully-staffed by professional child minders at all times. It includes a playroom, soft toys, board games, bean bags, TVs, and even a cozy bedroom for nap time.
This smart-casual restaurant is known for expertly capturing the best of Arabian flavors in each dish. Opulently-decorated, this romantic restaurant is ideal for a couple's candlelit dinner.
Al Mahara's thrilling floor-to-ceiling aquarium walls are probably its most memorable feature, though its fresh, expertly-prepared fine seafood cuisine is a close runner-up.
Located on the hotel's 27th floor, this restaurant offers jaw-dropping views of Dubai's expansive skyline. Open for lunch and dinner, this smart-casual restaurant serves up modern European dishes.
This poolside restaurant offers diners a fantastic alfresco dining experience for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. On the ground floor of the Burj, adjacent to its well-appointed pool, guests can enjoy a selection of international dishes and drinks here.
This is not a single restaurant, but a dining experience that takes guests through the Burj's best restaurants over a period of three hours. Starting at the Sky View bar, and continuing on to Al Muntaha, Al Iwan, Junsui, and Al Mahara, this succulent culinary journey is not to be missed.
This ground-floor lounge offers sumptuous seating and an extensive list of fine cocktails and drinks. The dress code here is smart-casual, and diners may enjoy the relaxed-yet-chic atmosphere at lunch or dinner time, and even far into the night.
Blanketed in sparkling Swarovski diamonds, this dazzling dining room and cocktail lounge serves up dishes from Far East Asia for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Featuring artisan decor and plush Arab-inspired furniture, this smart-casual restaurant is the ideal destination for a specialty morning coffee or a pleasant afternoon tea break.
An incredible 656 feet above sea level, this spectacular lounge soars into the sky, on the 27th floor of the Burj Al Arab. Open for afternoon tea and late-night drinks, this is the idea place for after hours fun.