The world’s first Armani hotel, located in Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, won the ‘Best Business Hotel,’ award at the Gulf Connoisseur Awards 2010. Armani/Amal, the hotel’s in-house Indian restaurant, also won the ‘Best Fine Dining Restaurant’ award at the event. The Armani Hotel Dubai was unveiled in April this year and was designed by Giorgio Armani.
The other attractions within the Burj Khalifa have an air of glamour that visitors have come to expect from Dubai. Elevating its sleek factor: the Armani hotel and spa, which opened last spring at the tower’s base. The attention to detail and luxury is evident in chocolate-colored décor and a spa offering part- and full-day sessions, an outdoor pool and various treatments.
The opening of the Burj Khalifa has been labeled a “truly defining moment” for Emaar by Emaar Hospitality Group CEO Marc Dardenne.
Giorgio Armani’s first hotel, due to open in Dubai’s Burj Khalifa today, will be delayed by more than a month, said two people with knowledge of the plan. The luxury hotel, occupying 10 floors of the world’s tallest building, is now scheduled to open on April 22, said the people, who declined to be identified because there hasn’t been an official announcement.
They are trying to draw air passengers by giving free tickets to kids, open bus tours, plush cabin interiors, view from Burj Khalifa, complimentary stay at Dubai’s Armani Hotel, online visa and a host of other value-adds that don’t come during the off-seasons.
Dubai may be the preserve of the rich or the playboy or the paid-for, because if you want to live like a King or Sheikh here, you can. The sky is literally the limit and you can even see that, the world's tallest building The Burj Khalifa, which towers over the Seawings seaplane piloted by Captain Per Korsvold flying at 1,500 ft and which takes off out of the Jebel Ali marina. But you get what you pay for and Dubai doesn't do second-rate.
Ramada Downtown Dubai offers a sprawling urban environment and convenient access to Dubai’s splendors such as Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building; Dubai Mall, the biggest shopping mall of the world and the Dubai Fountain.
A two-bed apartment in Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower, has come up for auction with the reserve price starting at Dh5.625 million. The total area of the apartment is 2,008 square feet and has been listed on the Emirates Auction website. The minimum bid increment is set at Dh50,000.