Burj Al Arab

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Burj Al Arab
General information
Status Complete
Teep Hotel
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Construction stairtit 1994
Completit 1999
Openin December 1999
Cost USD $ 650 million[1]
Airchitectural 321.0 m (1,053 ft)[2]
Technical details
Fluir coont 60[2]
Lifts/elevators 18[2]
Design an construction
Airchitect Tom Wright o Atkins
Developer Jumeirah
Ither information
Nummer o rooms 202[2]

Burj Al Arab (Arabic: برج العرب‎,Touer o the Arabs) is a luxury hottle locatit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At 321 m (1,053 ft), it is the fowerth tallest hottle in the warld. Burj Al Arab stands on an airtificial island 280 m (920 ft) frae Jumeirah beach an is connectit tae the mainland bi a private curvin brig. The shape o the structur is designed tae mimic the sail o a ship. Whiles referred tae as "the warld's only seven-Star hottle", its starn ratin is disputit.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Burj Al Arab Hotel - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 
  3. Burj Al Arab at Emporis
  4. Burj Al Arab at SkyscraperPage
  5. Burj Al Arab at Structurae
  6. "Stay at Burj Al Arab". Jumeirah. Retrieved 4 January 2010.