Top 12: The highest hotels in the world
The highest hotels in the world reach to the sky, literally exceeding the height of luxury. From new York to Hong Kong, most prominent developers and business moguls are spending billions of dollars on creating the most outstanding hotels, skyscrapers, trying to outdo all the other buildings of the same type. They build up, as if cities and countries are competing for the exclusive title of possessing the highest super structures (actually they are).
Regardless of whether they are a source of national pride, or simply an irrepressible race for first place in the ever competing world of luxury tourism, hotels stop at nothing to create towers that include everything from presidential suites to the casino on their rooftops.
Most of the hotels are not so luxurious that not accept less affluent travelers, although in such hotels, you will still have to spend much more than you’re used to. However, a few months of saving on everything, and you can afford to spend a few nights in one of the tallest hotels in the world.
If the stay in one of these twelve modern wonders of architecture will prove too expensive for you, you can at least enjoy the contemplation of the heights reached by the owners of these hotels in a race for their structure was the tallest and impressive in the world.
12. Hotels “Courtyard” and “Residence Inn” in new York – the height of 230 meters
This skyscraper is the tallest in new York. It is located on Broadway 1717 (1717 Broadway Avenue), just a short walk from the legendary Central Park (Central Park). In this skyscraper there are two hotels – “Courtyard” and “Residence Inn” Manhattan/Central Park.
The building is made almost entirely of glass and includes some of the most expensive and luxurious rooms in the country. For example, it is possible to rent a room Studio type with a large double bed and views over times square (Times Square) for $ 460 a day. The building has 68 floors and rises to 230 meters.
11. The hotel “Grand Character” (Centara Grand Hotel), Bangkok – the height of 235 meters
The hotel “Grand Character”, located in Bangkok, Thailand, has 57 floors and rises to 235 metres. Its architecture includes some of the latest developments of contemporary design, including glass front panel, round concrete podiums and horizontal communication within the structure of the building.
Originally this building was opened in 2007 as Banquet hall and the International film Festival in Bangkok (Bangkok International Film Festival). However, at the moment the building is primarily a luxury hotel with rooms of various size, from double and triple rooms to multi-bedroom penthouses.
10. The hotel “Four seasons” in Miami (Four Seasons Hotel Miami) – the height of 240 meters
Hotel Four seasons Miami is located in a multifunctional super tower. She stands at 240 meters from the base. At the time of completion of its construction in 2003, the tower became the tallest building in Miami and Florida. Its height exceeds the height of the Southeast financial center (Southeast Financial center).
The total cost of construction amounted to 379 million dollars. Price of stay varies from 500 to 1000 dollars a night, so be sure to bring all your credit cards.
9. State tower (State Tower), Bangkok – altitude 247 m
The construction of a skyscraper state tower, also located in Bangkok, was completed in 2001. It is the third tallest building in Thailand and the second-highest hotel. The building has 68 floors and towers over the city on 247 metres. This luxurious five-star hotel called Lebua (Lebua).
The hotel includes all modern amenities that can be expected if customers are willing to pay a tidy sum for the stay. For example, swimming pools, fitness centers, and “Scirocco” (Sirocco) – the highest situated restaurant in the world with panoramic views of the business district of Bang RAK (Bang Rak).
8. International hotel and Tower “trump ocean club” (Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower) – height of 284 meters
International hotel and Tower “trump ocean club” is located in Panama and is owned by the famous business tycoon named Donald trump (Donald Trump). The building is so huge that it could accommodate the entire population of the nearby residential quarter.
185 806 square metres of space are residential blocks, car parks, restaurants, shops, a business centre and a casino – all in addition to the hotel rooms. Its construction cost about 400 million dollars. The building has 70 floors and rises 284 feet above the surrounding landscape.
7. The hotel “Grand Lisboa” (Grand Lisboa) – the height of 258 meters
Skyscraper “Grand Lisboa”, located in Macau (Macau), China, was designed by architects from Hong Kong, Dennis Lau (Dennis Lau) and Ng Chun man (Ng Chun Man). It was opened to the public in 2007. The skyscraper has 52 floors and rises 258 meters.
The building includes a casino, restaurants and hundreds of luxury rooms. It is the tallest building in Macau and 118 of the second tallest building in the world. Besides the reception rooms of the hotel and services in it facilities equipped with the latest modern luxuries.
6. The address downtown Burj Dubai (the Address Downtown Dubai) – the height of 306 meters
Almost all of the six tallest hotels in the world located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This region has exploded with wealth and buildings for the last ten years, starting with skyscrapers reaching to the clouds, to artificial Islands.
The hotel “the Address downtown Burj Dubai” is one of the highest in Dubai and is located on the sandy shores of crystal-clear ocean. The tower, built in the art Deco style, has more than 63 floors and stands at 306 metres above the surrounding landscape. Even at the height of 306 meters, the building is still only the 6th tallest in Dubai.
5. The Baiyoke tower 2 (Baiyoke Tower II) – the height of 309 meters
The hotel “Baiyoke Tower 2” located in Bangkok, Thailand, makes a modest surrounding office buildings, and hotel “Centro Grande” seem dwarves compared to him. It is the tallest building in the city, which is home to eight million people.
The hotel “Baiyoke sky” (Baiyoke Sky Hotel) is the tallest hotel in Southeast Asia and the 7th tallest hotel in the world. The building has 85 floors and stands at 309 meters. Its construction cost about 300 billion dollars.
4. Hotel “Jumeirah Emirates towers” (Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel) – the height of 309 meters
The construction of the hotel “Jumeirah Emirates towers” was started in 1996 and finished in 2000. Its height from the base to the spire is 309 metres. The building includes 56 floors, where there are forty suites. Room service fulfills every wish and whim of the richest people from all over the world.
The building is considered the 48th tallest building in the world, but, nevertheless, is the smaller of the two twin towers. At the end of its construction in 2000, it was the 4th largest skyscraper hotel in the world.
3. Burj al Arab (Burj Al Arab) – height of 321 meters
Being the third tallest building in the world Burj-al-Arab, located in Dubai. is one of the most luxurious hotels in the city. The building is located on an artificial island adjacent to Jumeirah beach (Jumeirah Beach) and connected with it by means of a private bridge. On 28 floors of the hotel with over 200 rooms, including Royal Suite, a stay which will cost you more than 18 000 dollars a night (that’s 12 for the price of a luxury room in the world).
The architecture of the building (like the sail boat), jewelry and premium amenities accessible only to the rich of this world, those who can afford to pay that kind of money for the stay.
2. The hotel “Tower of Roses” (Rose Rayhaan) – height of 333 meters
In the period from 2009 to 2012 “the Rose Tower” in Dubai was the largest hotel in the world. Its height is 333 meters, but now even this record height was awarded only second place in our list as “Tower of Roses” is now only the second tallest hotel in the world.
The construction of this building was completed in just three years, from 2004 to 2007. The hotel was opened to the public in 2009. In this hotel there are superstarii 680 – from standard rooms to penthouses.
1. Hotel “JW Marriott Marquis” in Dubai – the height of 355 meters
Welcome to the “JW Marriott Marquis Dubai” in the United Arab Emirates, the tallest hotel in the world, whose height is 355 meters.
The hotel features 14 restaurants, health clubs, spas, countless bars, shops and more than 1,600 rooms, including 4 presidential suites. Stay in a double penthouse can cost you more than 9000 dollars for the night. However, for guests with average incomes the hotel offers many standard rooms. Still, even a simple room in this hotel will cost you 280 dollars for the night. In foggy or cloudy days, the hotel often surrounded by clouds on all sides that offers the most recent floors simply unforgettable views.