Burj Al Arab, Dubai

by admin | 18th February 2011

burj al arab

The Burj Al Arab is one of the best hotels in the world. Some say it is THE best hotel you can find. Built on a manmade island island on the shores of Dubai, Burj Al Arab is an icon of Dubai and a symbol of luxury and service. It has set the mark for all other hotels in the world. Designed as a sail, this luxury hotel is modern, yet the interior décor sparks with reminiscences of the 1001 nights. Service is impeccable and hosts are treated like kings. More than a luxury hotel, the Burj al Arab is the reference of opulence.

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The hotel has 202 rooms and suites. The experience starts at the airport as your chauffeur drives you to the hotel in a Rolls Royce. Each room is stunning, opulent, with incredible views of the city and the water. Bedrooms become boudoir, and marbled bathrooms are an invitation to soak in all day. And your bathroom products come from Hermes. The suites are architecture on two floors, joined by a white marble staircase. More than a hotel, the Burj Al Arab is a king’s palace.

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Food is also excellent, with six restaurants to choose from, including the famous Al Mahara only accessible by simulated submarine voyage. You will eat underwater with a beautiful display of fishes all around. And if you prefer, simply get your own private chef for the night. The Burj Al Arab also has a Spa, fitness centre, swimming pools (indoor and outdoor), lounge bars, including by the beach which is a nice area to admire the sun set.

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Burj Al Arab is one of the best hotels in the world. It is opulent and a statement of luxury. The staff is near perfection and everything is made of excellence. So is this the best hotel in the world ? It is if you like to conform with the standards, as a guest, as you will be expected to behave and dress like a king too. You will definitely not gain access to the restaurants in shorts, or flip flops, or without a tux. Burj Al Arab is for those who embrace luxury, entirely.

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