With the fuel and oil boom, the Middle East found the way to modernization. This is true at least from an urban point of view. For example, Dubai, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is a city known for its amazing constructions suitable for luxury tourism. This fact, together with the fact that it is considered the shopping capital of the Middle East, are sufficient arguments to justify that many of the tallest hotels in the world are located in this city.
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
It’s about a hotel complex consisting of two twin towers They offer their guests terraces, several restaurants, even on the roof, entertainment options and banquet rooms. It has 804 rooms and 1045 parking spaces. The height of both towers is 355.4 meters, enough for the complex to be considered the tallest hotel in the world since 2013.
Rose Rayhaan by Rotana
The initial proposal for the construction of this hotel was to reach 380 meters in height. However, some changes reduced this number to 333 meters which earned him the highest hotel title in the world for 7 years, since its construction in 2007. It has 684 rooms of different types, two restaurants and a cafeteria. The cost of its construction was 60 million dollars and the complete development cost 180 million.
Burj al arab
One of the most popular images of Dubai and its luxury tourism is the Burj Al Arab hotel, with its 321 meters high. Although it was the tallest hotel in the world for nine years, now it is only in third place. The peculiarity of this hotel is that it is built on an artificial island in the Persian Gulf, making its appearance even more imposing to look at. It has 202 rooms and 9 restaurants, and prices are between $ 2,500 and $ 40,000 per night.
Emirates Tower Two
Dubai is home to not only luxury, but it is also a business ecosystem. The Emirates Tower Two hotel, with its 309 meters high, it is the fourth tallest hotel in the world, but the best business hotel in the entire city and in the entire Middle East. It has 400 spacious and elegant rooms, 2 gyms, a terrace, a swimming pool and even a spa, in addition to 15 restaurants and bars for its visitors.
Baiyoke Tower II
You have to advance to the fifth tallest hotel in the world to finally leave Dubai. The Baiyoke Tower II is 304 meters high, distributed in 85 floors and 673 rooms that it offers to its guests. Surely more than one tourist has chosen this hotel for the incredible views of the city full of temples and wonderful landscapes.
As a curious fact, it can be mentioned that most of the tallest – and luxurious – hotels in the world, at least 18 of them, are located precisely in the Middle East and Asia, a region that had a great economic boom thanks to the rise in prices. oil prices and that represents a exotic destination for tourists from all over the world.
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