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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 12 December 2018

World's new tallest hotel opens in Dubai

The 356m high gold tower is barely a metre higher than the previous record holder

The 356 metre high Gevora Hotel in Dubai, the world's tallest as a single building, will open to guests on February 12. Barely a metre taller than the previous tallest hotel, the 355m, 77-floor JW Marriott Marquis, the 528-room hotel is situated at 101 Sheikh Zayed Road, next the 333-metre Rose Rayhaan by Rotana, a previous holder of the record. The measurements are taken from ground level to the top of a hotel's mast.

The 356m high Gevora Hotel, opening on February 12th, is now the world's tallest. Gevora hotels
The 356m high Gevora Hotel, opening on February 12th, is now the world's tallest. Gevora hotels

The Gevora is a gold-coloured 75-storey tower with hotel rooms all the way to the top. It will also have four restaurants, an open-air pool deck, a luxury spa on the 71st floor, plus a health club and Jacuzzi.

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