Arabian traditions of a warm welcome and the finest hospitality are mainstays at Burj Al Arab. The property service is outstanding and exceeds expectations. The expanse of Burj Al Arab is evident from afar, and as guests approach across the causeway they are greeted at a warm, but still dramatic structure. Guests are met immediately in the world's largest Atrium Lobby by Guest Services who escort the guest to their suite and then conduct the check-in. It is easy to exhaust superlatives when describing Burj Al Arab, a hotel that has already become an international landmark. Burj Al Arab's sail-shaped structure, soaring 321 metres above the Arabian Gulf, has become as much a point of reference in Dubai as the Eiffel Tower is in Paris.
The Burj Al Arab is part of the Jumeirah Beach Resort complex, situated 15 km south of the city of Dubai. Soaring 321 metres, the Burj Al Arab towers above the renowned Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Wild Wadi Water Park. This unique sail-shaped building stands proudly on a man-made island some 280 metres offshore, linked ti the mainland by a slender, gently curving causeway.
The Guests at Burj Al Arab can also avail themselves of all the wonderful facilities at the adjoining Jumeirah International properties, which include the Wild Wadi Water Park, the Conference and Banqueting centre across the causeway, plus the Marina, Tennis Courts, beach and pools on the Arabian Sea side of the adjacent Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Any of the guest staff can direct you toward the frequent shuttle to take you there.
Children's Specials:Sinbad Children's Club at Jumeirah Beach Hotel is immediately adjacent, with transportation provided by frequent shuttles. Kids from ages of 4 to 14 years will have the time of their lives at Sinbad's Club. They can enjoy an indoor play area, arts and crafts, games, a playground, children's pool, as well as special theme days and outdoor excursions, all under the supervision of qualified staff.
An all-suite Hotel standing 28 double-height storeys high, Burj Al Arab comprises 202 deluxe Suites. Convenience, luxury and a highly personalized services are available for every traveller, enhanced by private reception desks on every floor. Reaching new heights of luxury and service levels, the hotel offers a choice of :
142 Deluxe Suites - One Bedroom
18 Panoramic Suites - One Bedroom
4 Club Suites - One Bedroom
28 Two-bedroomed Suites
6 Three-bedroomed Suites
2 Presidential Suites
2 Royal Suites
Deluxe Suites: The One-Bedroom Deluxe Suites span 169 m² and offer beautiful views over the Arabian Sea. The Living Room, located on the ground level, has a large Lounge, a dining table for 4 guests, a private Bar counter, a luxury guest Washroom, and a complete Business Centre consisting of a work Desk, Laptop, Printer, private Fax/Telephone service and Data port. The spiral staircase leads to the Bedroom with a King-sized bed, luxury Bathroom with a Jacuzzi, Dressing Room and a large private Safe.
Panoramic Suites: The One-Bedroom Panoramic Suites range in size from 225 to 315 m² . These beautiful Suites have floor to ceiling glass windows offering panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf from all angles. The spacious Living Room on the lower level has a Lounge, dining table for 4 guests, a private Bar counter , guest Washroom, a storage Closet and a complete office consisting of a Desk, Laptop, private Fax, Telephone service and Data port. A spiral staircase leads to the upper level Bedroom with a King-sized bed, luxury Bathroom with Jacuzzi and Dressing area. As with the lower level, the Bedroom has glass walls and magnificent views. Club Suites: The One-Bedroom Club Suite spanning 330 m² is located on the 19th and 20th floors and is the perfect entertainment Suite. Sporting a Snooker Table, Cocktail Bar and dining table for 6 people, this gorgeous Suite has floor-to-ceiling glass walls, offering incredible views over the desert and sea. The spiral staircase leads up to an additional loft, complete Sitting area and continuing into the Bedroom with a King-sized bed, luxury Bathroom with Jacuzzi and Dressing area. As with the lower level, the Bedroom has glass walls and magnificent views. Two Bedroom Suites: The Two-Bedroom Duplex Suite extends over 335 m² with fantastic views over the Arabian Sea. On the lower floor, the Two-Bedroom Suite is separated into two main areas. The first is a spacious Living area, with a large Lounge, guest Bathroom, an office with Laptop computer, Fax, Printer and Internet data port, and a Chess table. The second area is a separate Dining Room, with a table seating 6 guests, a well-equipped Kitchen with a separate Butler entrance. The Dining Room leads into another Salon, which overlooks the sea. The upper level consists of a Master Bedroom with a King-sized bed and adjoining luxury Bathroom with Jacuzzi and Dressing Room, plus a second Bedroom with twin beds and its own private luxury Bathroom with Jacuzzi. Three Bedroom Suites: The Three-Bedroom Duplex Suite extends over 670 m² offering families the ultimate in luxury. The twin Bedroom is located on the ground level with an attached luxury Bathroom, while the Bedrooms upstairs each have King-sized beds. Each Bedroom has a luxury Bathroom with Jacuzzi. There are three Living areas on the ground floor of the Suite for the guests to relax. A separate Dining room for 8 guests, with a well-equipped Kitchen and a separate Butler entrance allows our guests to dine in luxury without leaving the Suite. This Suite also offers an additional Study area and Library, a private Bar and a complete Business Centre (consisting of work desk, laptop, private fax and telephone service and data port). Presidential Suites: The two Presidential Suites located on the 24th level, certainly live up to their name. Each has two Bedrooms, an entrance Reception Room, Dining Room with adjacent Kitchen, a Lounge and an office on the lower floor. Upstairs is the main Bedroom - lavishly decorated in royal purple and gold with delicate, hand-embroidered wall panelling - a Dressing Room and Bathroom, as well as a second Bedroom with guest Bathroom. An elevator joins the two floors. Royal Suites: Within each is a private Cinema, featuring state-of-the-art Audiovisual equipment, while the daringly-decorated majlis area has leopard print seating that contrasts with the vibrancy of the bold colours in the cushions, carpet and drapes. There are two stunning Bedrooms, decorated in a tremendously bold fashion, one of which features a bed that can be set to gently revolve. The en-suite Bathrooms in themselves provide havens of tranquility with stunning marble and golden fittings and luxuriant Whirlpool Baths. Even the Dressing Rooms are larger than the average hotel bedroom. As might be expected in such opulent surroundings, the two floors are joined by elevator. --> The two Royal Suites on the 25th level are without doubt, the most luxurious Hotel Rooms in the world and are sure to attract a great deal of international interest.
All feature floor to ceiling windows, offering a breathtaking view of the sea and range from 170 to 780 Suite floor area. Each is equipped with the latest technology, including interactive multimedia, laptop computers and Internet access. Topping all others, are the two Royal Suites spread over the 25th floor. Palatial surroundings that reach unsurpassed peaks of luxury, including a private elevator, private cinema, rotating beds, majlis (Arabic meeting room) and dressing rooms larger than the average hotel bedroom. The finest materials have been sourced from around the globe, coming together in exquisitely designed and crafted interiors.
Services & Facilities
Within the luxurious fittings of each Suite lies a hidden network of technological wizardry. Lighting, curtains and air-conditioning throughout the Suite comes to life at the touch of a button. The multimedia system has up to 57 cable channels - the largest selection available in the Middle East.
Guests can take advantage of the video-on-demand system and can watch any film from the selection available even if other residents are enjoying the same movie. The real-time recording system enables guests to take a break from a programme - even a live broadcast and resume to the point at which they left the programme. These facilities can be enjoyed in surround-sound stereo on the 42-inch plasma television screens. The television and its remote control manage numerous functions and services. It can record items for viewing later, while one channel is linked to a camera outside the Suite allowing room guests to see who is at their door. Visitors can allow entry with the push of a button. All of these media functions are controlled from a single remote.
Every Suite has its own laptop computer, scanner and printer which interface with the television. Guests can phone home from anywhere in their Suite. A one-bedroom Deluxe Suite has 10 telephones and each Royal Suite boasts no fewer than 17 handsets.
SPORTS & LEISURE:
The Pavilion Marina and Sports Club: The Pavilion Marina and Sports Club is immediately adjacent with guest transport via frequent shuttle.
Sports Club Design: The Sports Club is a two storey building with a gross floor area of 2500 sq. m. The centre is curved in plan and is built around a double height entrance foyer space.
Facilities: The 1,500 sq. m. ground floor includes:
First Aid suite.
Four retail outlets.
Three squash courts.
Changing rooms with some 200 lockers.
Waterfront café, which opens out onto the double height foyer.
The Dive Shop adjacent to the Marina slipway and mooring pontoons.
The upper floor contains:
The gymnasium features 70 pieces of Nautilus equipment.
The Aerobics Room covering 170 sq. m., fully equipped with ballet rails and mirrors.
The gym occupies 400 square metres and has full height windows, giving views over the Resort and Marina.
Fitness classes are regularly held namely; Power Pacing, Karate Classes, Circuit Training, Body Sculpting, etc...
The Health Suite incorporates two saunas, three hot tubs, a steam room, Jacuzzi, plunge pool, two massage rooms and juice bar.
External Sports Facilities Three Swimming Pools (plus Children's pool as part of family pool)
The adult pool features a floor mounted air jet, wall mounted counter flow jets, various spray jet nozzles and a number of partially submerged air beds. Adjacent to the pool is a walk in Jacuzzi and a chilled plunge pool. A pool bar is located at the shallow end of the pool.
The family pool is surfaced in synthetic rubber material and the pool has a 'beach' at one end and a rock wall incorporating a water slide at the other. The colour of the pool base graduates from dark blue at the deep end to sand colour at the water's edge, creating a beach effect. Adjacent to the family pool is a shallow children's pool which is also rubber surfaced and shaded and contains water play equipment.
The third pool is a 25 metre Olympic-size training pool overlooked by a seating terrace on one side.
Other Outdoor Facilities include:
Seven competition standard tennis courts which are floodlit· A putting green and golf driving range.· Three sandy beaches offering waiter drinks service. · A family adventure play area consisting of raised walkways with a variety of play features including swings, slides, climbing structures, tunnels and rope walkways. The equipment is padded for user safety.
Water sports facilities including sailing, water skiing, parasailing, snorkelling, wind surfing and scuba diving.
ASSAWAN SPA & HEALTH CLUB:
Located on the 18th floor of the Burj Al Arab is the Assawan Spa, a lavishly decorated, private health and fitness facility, named after the stone known for its purity and healing properties. Its unique location offers guests the enjoyment of a spectacular view from the pools, Jacuzzis, spa massage, beauty and therapy rooms and, even the aerobic room.
Separate ladies and gentlemen's facilities offer complete seclusion for guests seeking either relaxing or reviving treatments in the hands of the most highly trained professionals. The extravagant decor is reminiscent of bathing polls used by ancient Middle Eastern civilizations. Assawan's range of treatments and products are drawn from the far corners of the world, offering the ultimate care for all guests.
The Assawan Spa & Health Club is open daily 07:00 - 22:00. The full range of relaxing and reviving Treatments are available between 06:30 and 22:30.
Assawan Treatment and Facilities:
Hand & Foot Care
The Assawn Hair Salon
Thalgo Body Treatments
Thalgo Facial Treatments
Elemis Aromatherapy Body
La Prairie Facial Treatments
Elemis Body Mask Treatments
The Burj Al Arab experience begins the moment guests arrive at Dubai International Airport, where they are met by one of the Hotel's fleet of eight chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce Silver Seraphs. Keen sailors can moor their yachts at the adjacent Jumeirah Beach Hotel Marina which has berthing facilities for 50 vessels, including mooring for ocean-going craft of between 30 and 60 metres. Guests who choose to drive to the Hotel will have their cars expertly parked in the large underground car park by a well-trained team of valet attendants.
Bars & Restaurants
A feast for both the eyes and the palate awaits diners at Burj Al Arab. From the highest point of the hotel right down to sea level, the Restaurants locations are as impressive as their creative menus. Whether guests are looking for a healthy snack or the best in haute cuisine, Burj Al Arab has the perfect answer every time.
Al Mahara - Seafood Restaurant: The Al Mahara is a seafood paradise that dives into the Arabian Gulf to delight its guests. diners will be treated to a truly memorable and exciting experience as they approach this restaurant via a three-minute submarine voyage from the hotel lobby. Guests can enjoy a succulent selection of seafood either in the main Restaurant area, surrounded by the varied sea-life of the Gulf, or choose to be in the privacy of one of the three exclusive private Dining Rooms.
Open daily: Lunch: 12:30 - 15:00 Dinner: 19:00 - 24:00
Dress code: The dress code at the Al Mahara Restaurant is semi- formal. Gentleman are required to wear jackets. Furthermore, we request gentlemen to wear a shirt with a collar and long sleeves, trousers (no jeans) and closed shoes (no trainers) or national dress. Children below 12 years of age are welcome at lunch time only. The Al Mahara Restaurant can provide a limited number of jackets for guests not having one available.
Al Muntaha - Skyview Restaurant: In Arabic, the 'ultimate' or 'highest', Al Muntaha instantly matches expectations with its location suspended 200 metres above the Arabian Gulf, Al Muntaha offering unrivalled views of Dubai and the coastline shimmering in the distance. Accessed by an express panoramic lift travelling six metres per second, the Restaurant features seating for about 140 guests, who can enjoy delicious Mediterranean cuisine in a sophisticated setting with scenic windows to the world. The incorporated cocktail area is a stylish and exclusive venue for pre- and post-dinner drinks.
Al Iwan - Seaview Restaurant: In the heart of the world's tallest Atrium, flanked by golden columns and adjacent to the main Lobby, is Al Iwan, an oasis dedicated to feeding the senses in every respect. Guests can enjoy a taste of the finest Arabian hospitality, from lavish banquets to morning coffee, while enjoying a spectacular sea view. Impressive interior decoration successfully mixed with traditional objects d'art make up the Restaurant's ambience - ideal for a relaxed rendezvous. Open daily: 07:00 - 02:00
Bab Al Yam - The Sea's Door: From the intimacy of their Suites, guests can venture out to Bab Al Yam, a cafe restaurant that provides informal dining with attractive sea views. Located adjacent to the private outdoor Swimming Pool and Sun Deck at the base of the Burj Al Arab. This complex offers a relaxing, tranquil atmosphere in beautifully landscaped and green island oasis.
Open daily: 07:00 - 20:00
Majis Al Bahar - Beachfront Restaurant: Discover true relaxation at the Majlis Al Bahar, an exclusive beachside complex that offers all the opulence and style that typifies the Burj Al Arab, but also has an appearance and ambience that is natural, welcoming and refreshingly informal. The Majlis Al Bahar features an al fresco restaurant that specializes in modern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes, with an emphasis ob fresh, vibrant flavours and plenty of lighter options. Next to it is a bar that is perfect for watching the sunset over the Gulf. Farther along the beach, enticing clusters of specially designed sun loungers await guests.
Juna Lounge - Eye of the Sun: A small and intimate lounge, the Juna is tucked away on the mezzanine level of Burj Al Arab. A perfect place to watch the sun set or to simply watch the world go by. The Juna offers an impressive range of the world's finest Havana cigars.
Open daily: 17:00 - 02:00
Sahn Eddar - Atrium Lounge: A perfect meeting area befitting the splendour of Burj Al Arab, the Sahn Eddar is located at the base of the world's tallest Atrium. Warm and welcoming tones, mosaic and marble flooring and torch lighting provide the perfect backdrop for guests wishing to linger over morning coffee or afternoon tea while watching the 32 metre water column leap skyward towards the peak of the Atrium.
Al Falak - Ballroom and Conference Suites: The Burj Al Arab offers the most technologically advanced Meeting and Conference facilities on the 27th floor. Set high over the Arabian Gulf, with the benefit of an outdoor terrace to enjoy the balmy winter nights, the sumptuous décor of Al Falak provides an unforgettable venue. Accessible via its atmospheric veranda, this ballroom has marble pillars encompassing a central gold dome, with a dazzling crystal chandelier as a centerpiece. Complementing the Ballroom are a series of Conference Suites containing the ultimate in sophisticated facilities and equipment.