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Burj Al Arab

 

Address PO Box 74147, Dubai, U.A.E 00001
Tel, fax+971 4 301 7777
+971 4 301 7000
Web Page www.jumeirah.com
   
   

Location
Dubai is the prosperous star of the United Arab Emirates. It is hailed as one of the fastest growing cities in the world and is home to a culturally diverse, dynamic community. Historically, the city evolved around Dubai Creek and it continues to expand ever outwards with groundbreaking new developments. Now it is one of the world’s top holiday destinations due to the perennial sunshine, a mixture of world-class leisure, first-class hotels and the dramatic mix of rolling desertscapes and dramatic shoreline, where white sands meet the Arabian Gulf.
The icon of Dubai, Burj Al Arab rises out of its own man-made island 280 meters from the Jumeirah coast, 15km south of the city and 25km from Dubai International Airport. Visible from almost everywhere in the city, it is linked to the shore by a slender, gently curving causeway.

Suites and Service
The exclusive Burj Al Arab is an all-suite hotel that encompasses 28 double stories to contain the 202 luxury duplexes of superior standard. The unrivalled personalized service is a signature of Burj Al Arab. For the comfort and convenience of guests, there is a dedicated reception on each floor with check-in conducted in the privacy of the individual suite. Butlers are in attendance 24 hours a day to address the needs of each and every guest. There are over 1,600 colleagues from 75 countries working in Burj Al Arab, which makes the staff-to-suite ratio 8:1. It is one of the highest in the world, and ensures personalized service and continuous care and pampering. Special facilities for younger guests are available: Sinbad’s Kids’ Club is located on the 18th floor, where children are looked after, play games and enjoy entertainment. In-suite babysitters can be arranged on request.

Room Specifications
The collection of duplex suites ranges from 170 square metres (1,830 square feet) to an incredible 780 square metres (8,396 square feet).

142 One Bedroom Deluxe Suites
18 Panoramic Suites
4 Club Suites
28 Two Bedroom Deluxe Suites
6 Diplomatic Suites
2 Presidential Suites
2 Royal Suites

Restaurants and Bars

Al Mahara (‘Oyster Shell’, accessible from the upper lobby)
Recognised as one of the finest restaurants in the world, Al Mahara is sumptuous seafood in a wondrous, subterranean setting. The restaurant is accessed by a three minute simulated submarine voyage. The main, circular dining area and private dining rooms are lit by the glow of enormous seawater aquaria and adorned by the most beautiful table settings. World-class chefs prepare a broad selection of the finest quality seafood with accents of the East and West. A team of professional sommeliers will be delighted to assist with choosing the perfect wine to complement the haute cuisine dishes.

Al Muntaha (‘The Highest’ or ‘The Ultimate’, located on the 27th floor)
The Al Muntaha restaurant is suspended on the 27th floor, 200 metres above the sea with breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf, the ever changing coastline and the developing Palm Jumeirah and The World islands. Two express panoramic elevators traveling six metres per second transport guests almost instantly to, as its name suggests, the ultimate dining experience. With an unrivalled selection of refined Modern European cuisine, the atmosphere is one of relaxed sophistication in this 120-seat restaurant.

Al Iwan (‘Royal Dining Hall’, located in the upper lobby)
This royal dining hall is exquisitely designed with warm colours, rich fabrics and traditional objects d’art. With spectacular sea views during the day, Al Iwan is transformed into an intimate dining room by night, with sumptuous tables and flickering candles. Adjacent to the spectacular atrium, it hosts a delicious Arabic and international buffet.

Junsui (‘Pure’, located on the Ground Mezzanine floor)
The Japanese word for 'pure', Junsui is a new authentic Asian restaurant set within the opulent interiors of Burj Al Arab, the world's most luxurious hotel. With 12 live cooking stations and no less than 45 specialized chefs, Junsui offers a mouth-watering union of culinary delights from Japan, China, Thailand, Indonesia and Korea. Engaging, interactive and sumptuous - Junsui imparts a pleasurable Asian dining experience. With breathtaking views over the Arabian Gulf and a stylish cocktail lounge for pre and post dinner drinks, Junsui is the definitive Asian restaurant in a setting which is a pure delight.

Bab Al Yam (‘Gateway to the Sea’, located on the ground floor)
Bab Al Yam offers brasserie-style informality wrapped in sensational sea views and tranquility - ideal for long, leisurely breakfasts and lunches. Guests can select from an extravagant selection of international cuisine served buffet-style or a la carte and enjoy their meal in the grand dining area or amidst the lush, landscaped gardens of the hotel.

Majlis Al Bahar (‘Beachside Lounge’, located at Burj Al Arab’s private beach)
On the golden stretch of the hotel’s private beach, Majlis Al Bahar is one of the most romantic sea-facing options in the city. It presents an enlivening array of contemporary.
Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes, light and vibrant with fresh flavours. Next to the restaurant is the bar, where guests can gather to watch the spectacular sunset over the Gulf. During the day guests, can relax on the sun loungers, and later enjoy a gourmet dinner with the magnificent view of Burj Al Arab by night.

Sahn Eddar (‘Reception of the House’, located in the upper lobby)
An iconic spot to meet at the base of the world’s tallest atrium, Sahn Eddar is a symphony of classical sounds, marble, mosaic and soft torch lighting. Against the backdrop of the magnificent 42 metre water display, guests can linger over morning coffee or indulge in the delights of a traditional afternoon tea.

Skyview Bar (adjacent to Al Muntaha, located on the 27th floor)
This legendary cocktail lounge is recognized as a superior setting to indulge in a sunset cocktail. As part of the Al Muntaha restaurant, the stylish Skyview Bar is a primary choice for afternoon tea and pre- or post-dinner drinks. It is the only place in the city to offer Mixology, the progressive and unique concept of bartending. An experienced and passionate team of trained Mixologists create personalized cocktails to suit the guest’s tastes and mood. Together with their cocktail, guests receive a card with the unique formulae of their personal drink.

Conference and Banqueting Facilities

Al Falak Ballroom
The opulent, galleried, circular ballroom is, without exception, the grandest and most impressive venue in the city. Inspired by an 18th century Viennese opera house, its vast golden dome is pierced at the centre with an enormous Swarovski chandelier.
Complementing the ballroom is a series of beautifully appointed, stylishly decorated conference suites, equipped with the latest in sophisticated corporate technology.
The Banquet Team is delighted to host a vast array of special events – from board meetings, press conferences to opulent weddings, gala dinners and product launches. The conference and banqueting facilities of Burj Al Arab can be easily transformed and adapted to suit the most challenging events.

Conference and Boardrooms
Five venues, with different seating capacities of up to 40 persons, overlook Dubai skyline and are available for hourly or daily rent. Some are equipped with translation booths, videoconferencing facilities and wireless internet connection.

Marina Garden
For open-air events Marina Garden, located beside the hotel, is the perfect venue for cocktails, lunch or dinner, offering stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

Swimming Pool
An open-air swimming pool is located on the ground level of Burj Al Arab next to Bab Al Yam restaurant and Marina Garden. A swim-in pool bar offers a vast selection of refreshing beverages and cocktails in the shade of the palms.

Private Beach
Burj Al Arab guests have access to the private beach, located on mainland next to Majlis Al Bahar across the causeway. Comfortable sun beds on the white sand, mineral water facial sprays, cold towels and light refreshments – everything contributes to creating a sublime, relaxing and enjoyable ambience. A selection of water sport activities – from kayaking to parasailing – is available from the Water Sport Hut located on the adjacent beach of Madinat Jumeirah.

Wild Wadi Water Park
The exhilarating waters of Wild Wadi Water Park attract younger guests and guests young at heart. It comprises 12 acres of Arabian-themed water park offering thrilling themed rides, game zones and wholesome fun for families. Guests of Burj Al Arab enjoy unlimited complimentary access to the park.

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