Burj Al Arab

Jumeira Road, Umm Suqeim 3, Dubai, UAE
Waterfront

Action Bar

19.5
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  • Rooms19.5
  • Public Spaces19.5
  • Service19.5
  • Overall19.5
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Hotel Description

The Burj Al Arab is quite possibly the most over-the-top hotel in the entire world, including Vegas. It is also the world's first and only seven star hotel, and it takes that extra star very seriously. Rising like a sail crest out of the Arabian Gulf, all 28 stories of this building are covered in double-knit Teflon that’s white by day and turns rainbow colors by night. An unbelievable architectural sight.

The bedrooms have canopied beds, Versace bedspreads, and mosaic detailing — think Scheherazade with a gold AmEx — and if the standard rooms are excessive, the Royal and Presidential suites are positively other-worldly, with twenty-seven telephones, rotating beds, a private cinema and an elevator (they’re on two floors). Every room also comes with its own kitchen, butler, and a second entrance so that the butler can come and go without disturbing your reverie. These English-trained wonders will unpack your pony-skin luggage, do your laundry, and top up your cool refreshing drink. They'll schedule your yachting outings, your business dinners, and probably even your extramarital affairs (if applicable). Don’t worry, they're really discreet. You have to be when you wait on royalty regularly.

Peckish? Welcome to the world of extreme dining. Here at the Burj, you either dine high up above the clouds, or very low down in a coral crusted enclave with the fishies at the bottom of the Arabian Gulf — a setting that makes you feel you’re lost within a James Bond movie (The Spy Who Loved Me, to be specific). If you have a weak stomach, we suggest you have your Jeeves whip you up something ensuite.

So don your Van Cleef, your Versace mesh, and a healthy dose of attitude, and swagger down those jewel encrusted steps in your teeny Sergio Rossi mules. This kind of hotel can only happen in Dubai, and whether you find it spectacular or tasteless, the Burj is guaranteed to take your breath away.

IMPORTANT CHILD POLICY: Children up to 11 years of age stay free of charge in rooms when using existing beds. Please note that guests 12 years of age and older are considered adults; extra person charges will apply.

How to get there: Burj Al Arab is 15 km from the main city centre and approximately a 25-minute drive from Dubai International Airport. The hotel provides airport transfers by Rolls Royce Phantom for approx. $326 USD one-way, or by BMW approx. $95 USD one-way. Burj Al Arab also provides one-way helicopter transfers for approx. $2,722.57 USD one way.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 202 Rooms
  • Style: Cutting-Edge
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

IMPORTANT CHILD POLICY: Children up to 11 years of age stay free of charge in rooms when using existing beds. Please note that guests 12 years of age and older are considered adults; extra person charges will apply. Please be advised that Burj Al Arab charges a 20 AED "Tourism Dirham Fee" per bedroom, per night that will be applied to each bedroom within the suite. This fee is not included in the rate.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • One Bedroom Suite - 1 King Bed

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1829 ft²/170 m².
    Amenities

    Views: sea.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • minibar
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • One Bedroom Deluxe Suite

    • Fits 4 people but not more than 2 adults
    • 1 King Bed
    • 1830 ft²/170 m².
    Amenities

    Views: sea.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • Hermes bath amenities
    • indoor hot tub
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • sofa sleeper
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • walk-in closet
    • wet bar
    • working desk
  • Panoramic Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 2422 ft²/225 m².
    Amenities

    Views: sea.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • game system(s)
    • hairdryer
    • Hermes bath amenities
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Two Bedroom Deluxe Suites

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 3229 ft²/299 m².
    Amenities

    Views: sea.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • full kitchen
    • game system(s)
    • Hernes bath amenities
    • jacuzzi tub
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Club Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 3552 ft²/330 m².
    Amenities

    Views: sea.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Hermes bath amenities
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • wet bar
    • working desk
  • Presidential Suite

    • Fits 6 people but not more than 4 adults
    • 7179 ft²/667 m².
    Amenities

    Views: sea.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • butler service
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • DVD player
    • full kitchen
    • hairdryer
    • Hermes bath amenities
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • phones
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • wet bar
    • working desk
  • Diplomatic Suite

    • Fits 6 people
    • 2 King Beds
    • 7211 ft²/670 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • CD player
    • central air conditioning
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Hermes bath amenities
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • laptop safe
    • phones
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • wet bar
    • working desk
  • Royal Suite

    • Fits 6 people but not more than 4 adults
    • 8395 ft²/780 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • CD player
    • central air conditioning
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Hermes, Farbourg bath amenities
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • laptop safe
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • Private Elevator
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

IMPORTANT CHILD POLICY: Children up to 11 years of age stay free of charge in rooms when using existing beds. Please note that guests 12 years of age and older are considered adults; extra person charges will apply. Please be advised that Burj Al Arab charges a 20 AED "Tourism Dirham Fee" per bedroom, per night that will be applied to each bedroom within the suite. This fee is not included in the rate.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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