JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai Awarded Guinness World Record
We've got a lot of the world's tallest and world's biggest in Dubai and now we can add to our architectural achievements with the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel! Guinness World Records has officially recognised the 5 Star JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai as the world’s tallest hotel. We've always wanted to sleep in the sky!
At a height of 355 metres from ground level to the top of its mast, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai is only 26 metres short of the Empire State Building in New York City. Spread across two 77-floor twin towers, each with 804 rooms, the hotel has capacity for 1,000 people to meet, sleep and dine under one roof.
Rupprecht Queitsch, General Manager of this 5 star hotel in Dubai, was joined by Ashok Korgaonkar, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai’s leading Architect, and Managing Director of Archgroup Consultants to receive the official Guinness World Record certificate. “We are excited and delighted to be officially recognised as the world’s tallest hotel. Dubai is a city of superlatives and the JW Marriott Marquis is an outstanding addition its iconic skyline. This Guinness World Record will help us to put Dubai on the global business destination map,” commented Rupprecht.
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, opened its first tower to guests last month, with six of its nine restaurants now operating. The hotel will have all nine restaurants, five bars and lounges, as well as the Saray Spa and Health Club, open by February 2013, with the Grand Opening scheduled to take place in February, 2013. Its second tower is expected to open by late 2014.