Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Burj Al Arab - 7-STAR HOTEL

The ‘Burj Al Arab’ hotel is located in Dubai. This is the tallest building in the world. This hotel is built near the Jumeirah Beach on an artificial Island. This artificial Island is 280m from the Jumeriah Beach. The construction of this hotel began in 1994 and was completed in the year 1999. The south African constructor Murray and Roberts built this tallest hotel. The total cost took to built this hotel is US$650 million. The total height of the building is 321m.The Building consists of 9,000 tonnes of steel and 70,000 of concrete. To protect from the erosion the engineers created a large rocks in the surface.The smallest suite covers upto 1820 sq.ft. and the largest suite covers up to 8400 sq.ft. The minimum cost of the suite is US$1,000 per night and the maximum suite costs at US$28,000 per night. The total of 202 bedroom suites are available in this hotel. According to this exclusive features the ‘Burj Al Arab’ is known as the 7-star hotel, Arab’s also call this hotel as the 5-star deluxe hotel.

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