Dubai's getting a NEW world's tallest hotel
This will add yet another Dubai entrant to the list of the world's tallest hotels, which already includes the Gevora (356 meters), the JW Marriot Marquis (355 meters), the Rose Rayhaan (333 meters), and the Burj al Arab (321 meters).
In 2018 Gevora Hotel in Dubai became the tallest hotel in the world by Guinness World Record.
But now there's a new addition coming to the Dubai skyline - The Ciel Tower will reach 360.4 meters upon completion, developer The First Group has confirmed, featuring 1,042 rooms and suites spread across 82 floors.
The design from architects NORR, creators of the Atlantis, the Palm hotel, seeks to maximize the value of such altitude.
A glass observation deck will offer 360-degree views of the city. Visitors can also take in the sights from a rooftop swimming pool and restaurants.
The Ciel Tower will also feature a spa, business facilities, and restaurants.
Construction work has been ongoing since 2016 at the building site in Dubai Marina, a major hub of development featuring a cluster of supertall skyscrapers including the 306-meter Cayan Tower and 425-meter Marina 101 building.
Ciel Tower is scheduled to open in late 2022 or early 2023.
The First Group will seek formal certification for Ciel Tower as the tallest hotel in the world ahead of its opening date.