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Burj Al Arab
برج العرب
General information
Status Complete
Type Luxury hotel
Architectural style High-tech
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates 25°08′31″N 55°11′10″E / 25.141975°N 55.186147°E / 25.141975; 55.186147Coordinates: 25°08′31″N 55°11′10″E / 25.141975°N 55.186147°E / 25.141975; 55.186147
Construction started 1994
Completed 1999
Opening December 1999
Cost US$1 billion
Architectural 321 m (1,053 ft)
Top floor 197.5 m (648 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 56 (3 below ground)
Lifts/elevators 18
Design and construction
Architect Tom Wright of WKK Architects
Developer Jumeirah
Structural engineer Atkins
Other information
Number of rooms 202 from USD $2,000 per night.

The Burj Al Arab is a hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the fourth largest hotel in the world, after Rose Tower, which is also in Dubai. It is very expensive to stay at the Burj Al Arab. It is known as the world's only 7 star hotel. On the top of the Burj Al-Arab there is helipad which is sometimes used as a tennis court for high paying guests.The hotel was built by South African construction contractor Murray & Roberts. The hotel cost $650 million to build. -Caleb

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