Emirates Palace serves as a landmark, symbolic of the Arabian Culture. It is a Seven Star Luxury Hotel located in the capital of United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. The hotel has carved a niche for itself by offering exemplary hospitality. The structure is an epitome of comfort and luxury. It consists of 394 rooms and is situated 1.3 km off a private island.
The hotel is aesthetically designed and is an appealing sight even from afar. The structure is surrounded by 85 hectares of lawns and gardens. In addition, it has 114 domes that are 80 meters high. The hotel opened in the year 2005. However, some restaurants and facilities were introduced in 2006.
The building was designed by John Elliott RIBA, the senior VP of an international firm Wimberly, Allison, Tong and Goo, (WATG) that specializes in luxury hotels. The Abu Dhabi Government funded the project and owns it. However, it is managed by the Kempinski Group.
It is the second most expensive hotel ever built. It cost was approximately 6 billion USD. The place is popular place for people seeking a luxurious stay. It is a hotspot as artists like Christina Aguilera have performed at the venue. The hotel will be featured in the new Fast and Furious 7 movie as well.
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