Dubai is the city of wonders and one such is the sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab Jumeirah. The iconic structure is famous the world over as one of the most opulent hotels you can stay at. Burj Al-Arab also holds the distinction of being amongst the few 7-star hotels in the world.
Located on a manmade island that is linked to the mainland by a private bridge, the unique sail-shaped silhouette is more than just a hotel. Burj Al-Arab is a testament to Dubai's ingenuity and forward thinking.
Not many know that Burj Al-Arab possesses the world’s largest fleet of Rolls Royce. Somehow, a regular sedan doesn't quite cut it when you need to be ferried to this modern-day palace.
Besides this, exquisite dining options, 24x7x365 butler service, 24 karat gold iPads, and a rooftop helipad round out the exercise in glamour that is Burj Al-Arab. Staying at this luxury hotel or spending an evening here is a very pricey affair, but is worth every dirham as the experience is unmatched.
The Burj Al-Arab experience starts off strong with a choice of either a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce Phantom or a private helicopter ride.
Visitors arriving by helicopter can experience a 10-minute bird’seyeview of Dubai city, that ends on the hotel’s helipad on the 28th floor of Burj Al-Arab. From here, a private butler will escort you to your room and personally assist in unpacking your luggage. From there, you can choose to dine at its sublime restaurants or swim in one of its many pools or simply take in the views of Dubai. At Burj Al-Arab hotel, all requests are granted and every need is anticipated. They're no genies, but your wish is certainly their command.
The most basic of Burj Al-Arab rooms entitles you to world-class butler service, a 24-hour concierge, access to the Burj's private beach and unlimited entry to Wild Wadi Waterpark. This duplex suite offers you a magnificent view of the shimmering Arabian Sea, a luxurious bed and uber deluxe amenities.
Situated on the upper floors, these duplex suites offer couples, or small families, seemingly endless views of the Arabian Sea. They also feature Hermès bathroom fittings in the master bathroom complete with a full-size Jacuzzi, a 21-inch iMac and a range of 42-inch and 32-inch widescreen interactive HD TVs.
This spacious 225 sq. metre suite spells comfort, convenience and privacy. With the ambience of a luxury loft in Manhattan, London or other trendy city, and beautiful views of Dubai and the Persian Gulf, italso comes with a fully remote controlled environment including curtains, TV, music and lights.
With spectacular panoramic views of the Persian Gulf, an exclusive, personalised private bar, and your own snooker table, this opulent duplex suite is what dreams are made of and an epic place to host a small private party. If you imagine living the high life, this is where dreams become reality.
Enjoy the breathtaking views of the azure Persian Gulf with your family and friends. Relax in expansive living areas in this duplex suite with two large bedrooms and all the amenities and services staying at Burj Al-Arab entitles you to partake of, and enjoy to the fullest.
The ambience of this spectacular suite is made even more spectacular by the magnificent views of the Persian Gulf. Meanwhile, expansive living areas, a private en-suite kitchen and a play/entertainment area for kids and teens ensures maximum comfort for you and your family, without you even lifting a finger.
Enjoy a suite designed for the movers and shakers of the world. Watch the Persian Gulf beneath you from large windows from the two grand bedrooms. You can also read in a private library and watch the sunset from two private bars in this jewel of Burj Al-Arab rooms.
Specially crafted for stylish and spacious living for larger groups of up to 8 people, this suite is amongst the best Burj Al-Arab rooms. It has three magnificent bedrooms, three separate living spaces and a grand dining space. Ideal for bachelor or bachelorettes parties that you will never forget.
This palatial suite is the best of all Burj Al-Arab rooms. It offers your family of upto 8, luxurious rooms with playful elements. Ideal for those looking for an elevated holiday experience, this suite comes with a special foyer, three magnificent bedrooms, a private bar and three living areas.
Upon arrival at Burj Al-Arab hotel, you will notice the staff, from butlers to chauffeurs and hosts to bellboys, wearing masks and respecting social distancing, when greeting you. Guests are also requested to wear masks in public areas and maintain the recommended two-metre distance from others. Masks are available at numerous guest points across the hotel, for your convenience. Guests are also expected to wait to use elevators without overcrowding them.
The staff are trained and disciplined in good hygiene practices and Burj-Al Arab, Jumeirah conducts regular temperature checks. Burj Al-Arab hotel is also working towards tripling the volume of fresh air in public areas. All public areas are fogged up to 3 times a day.
The hotel also has associated with Bureau Veritas and Ecolab, to audit hygiene practices across the guest journey and all points of contact, from rooms to restaurants and common areas.
You can fly to Dubai directly from all major international airports in India such as Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Cochin and Chennai. The real journey begins the minute you land and commence the luxurious journey to Burj Al-Arab, which is akin to being whisked away on a magic carpet and treated like royalty.
Upon landing in Dubai, the hotel provides a variety of chauffeur driven luxury cars like BMWs, Rolls Royce, and Chevrolet Tahoe for the private and comfortable transport of its guests from the Dubai International Airport. One can also fly directly to the hotel by helicopter from anywhere in the UAE, and land directly at Burj Al-Arab hotel's iconic helipad.
Other options are travelling by the Dubai Metro, which takes around an hour’s time or booking a private taxi or Uber, which will take around 20 minutes to reach the Burj Al-Arab, Jumeirah.
How much is Burj Al Arab per night?
Burj Al-Arab rooms can cost anywhere between INR 99,046 to INR 2,07,281 per night depending on the category of the room and the amenities and services you choose. While this isn't exactly cheap, remember you're paying to be pampered in a place where you are treated like royalty.
Is Burj Al-Arab a 7-star hotel?
Yes. Burj Al-Arab Jumeirah is a 7-star hotel. It is infact, the world's only 7-star hotel and thus labelled by a travel journalist, after its launch back in 1999. The name has stuck, despite no official classification existing for a hotel with such high standards.
What is the most expensive room in Burj Al-Arab?
Perched on the 25th floor of Burj Al Arab in Dubai, the Royal Suite is the most expensive of all Burj Al-Arab rooms. It is priced at USD 12,341 or INR 9,01,411 a night. It comes with its own private elevator to take you to your room.
What is so special about Burj Al-Arab?
What isn't? It is unofficially the world's only 7-star hotel with the largest fleet of Rolls Royce in the world. All the suites are duplexes and it has some of the world’s best restaurants on site. Besides this, it counts heads of state, actors, athletes and global influencers as guests.
Burj Al-Arab is a modern marvel that still manages to delight people almost 20 years after its opening. From the artificially created island it sits on to its distinctive sail-shaped facade, nothing about the Burj Al-Arab is normal, because it is an extraordinary place for extraordinary people.