Fascinating Facts about the Emirates Palace Five-Star Hotel Abu Dhabi

3rd Most Expensive Hotel ever made in History

Emirates Palace is a luxury Five-Star Hotel located in Abu Dhabi.This palace built at the cost of $3 million and the third most expensive hotel ever made in history. Emirates palace architecture designed by the British Architect John Elliott and Reza Rahmanian. Construction of this Emirates Palace work starts in 2001 and completed in 2005. The hotel is operated by the Kempinski Hotel Group and owned by the government of Abu Dhabi.

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Aerial View of Emirates Palace Hotel Structure

From Jan 1, 2020, it was under the control of Mandarin Oriental. Guests and visitors can astonish through its royal halls, corridors, and a cabinet of Arabian design, grand central passageways, and arched ceilings. Emirates Palace comprises of grand dome furnished with gold and 114 smaller domes spread over the building. The central dome is a massive height of 72.6 mts overground. Emirates Palace contains 1,002 lights (chandeliers), which is at a weight of 2.5 tons. The Emirates Palace consists of two handcrafted wall display carpets, representing the palace.

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Beautiful View of Emirates Palace Hotel at night

Emirates Palace spread across 100 hectares is featured with 394 rooms, two helicopter landing pads, two spa, two expansive swimming pools, 1.3 km long beach, 40 meeting halls, International restaurants, and luxury shops. All the rooms and suites have marble flooring, luxurious bedding, and furniture. A spa in this palace offers massages and a full variety of lavish body treatments. International restaurants offering multi cuisines to tourists are Hakkasan (Chinese Restaurant), Le Vendome (French Food), and Mezlai Emirati Restaurant, offering mouth-watering local dishes. You can reach the Emirates Palace via either bus or taxi. Emirates Palace is just a 25-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport.