One of the grandest seven star hotels in the world and the most expensive hotel built, only beaten by Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, Emirates Palace in Dubai is a luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi. Belonging to the Abu Dhabi government and managed by the Kempinski group, it even has its own helipad.
Located in a private beach and spanning almost 100 hectares, the interior of the hotel is predominantly costly marble and gold. Emirates Palace true to its name also has 6 Royal Suites that are reserved throughout year for Emirati royalty and important dignitaries.
With only 302 rooms the hotel might seem small in terms of room counts, yet however the 92 suites including 16 palace suites and 22 three bedroom suites, all an expanse of absolute extravagance take up a lot of the space. Holding a big party? No worries. Opt for the ballroom that can hold almost 2,400 guests.
The opulence of Emirates Palace is a class of its own and no expense has been spared when catering to guests. 128 kitchens and pantries cater to every kind of palette, conjuring dish after dish. Attention to detail is so precise that almost 5kg of gold is used every year for the purpose of decorating desserts alone. There are people to attend to your beck and call round-the-clock which is why almost 1200 employees are there full time at the hotel. Making sure their guests from all over the world feel at home is a priority and the employees belong to 58 different nationalities, creating a multi-cultural environment.
The hotel also offers a tailor made suite holiday that will be designed according to your needs, the cost however is a whopping 1 million dollars. Or maybe you just want to stay at The Palace Grand Suite, be ready to pay 11,500 dollars a night. The lowest room offered is the Coral Room where you will have to pay 400 dollars a night during off season.
Looking for any other Abu Dhabi city hotel that isn’t that expensive? You can find more than one from among the many Abu Dhabi hotels. Located on the Corniche stretch Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi is something you should consider.