The highest and most expensive hotel: Burj al Arab (Dubai, UAE)
Burj al Arab, more popularly known as “Sail”, is the most expensive and luxurious hotel in the world. There are no conventional rooms. All 202 suites. All rooms are two-storey, and the smallest area – 170 sqm and the largest is 780 sq. m. the Night in the cheapest room will cost You 1,500 dollars. This is the first seven-star hotel in the world, and concurrently he is the symbol of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed – ruler of Dubai is understood that the development of tourism to the Emirate needed a recognizable symbol. Same as the Eiffel tower in Paris or the Statue of Liberty in new York. For these goals he hired the English architect Tom Wright. The idea to build a hotel in the shape of Sails came to him accidentally. He sat at the bar and drank beer. Past the window sailed Arab Dhow with a sail. Tom cried: “Eureka! Here is a simple and recognizable shape that can draw even a child!” “Dubai sail” – also known as this unique hotel. The shape of the building resembles the sail of Arab boats “Dou”, the construction of which was a very tedious process: it is made of special fabric covered with double layer of Teflon, and is Central to the façade. Continue reading
The traditional idea of a hotel room as a place with a certain comfort to spend the night and then continue your journey to the destination, clearly do not correspond to those services that are for more than a solid amount of can afford powerful. Apparently to help the most wealthy people better navigate in a super apartment where you can stay for the night, experts of the American broadcasting company si-EN-EN was rated the most expensive hotel rooms in the world.
In 15th place was the room at the Hong Kong Peninsula, a night in which costs the traveler “only” 10 thousand dollar s. The price includes meeting the guest at the airport on the “rolls Royce”, the chauffeur and Butler. In rooms with a total area of 371 square meters, there were a small gym and kitchen. High-ranking guests can take advantage of a helipad, which is equipped on the rooftop.
A night in the Sultan room of the Istanbul hotel “Ciragan Palace Kempinski” is almost 15,5 thousand dollars. The wooden Palace of the 16th century, famous for his paintings and service, awarded 14th place. Continue reading