Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi
One of Dubai Landmarks' close proximity of Al Khubeirah Garden and Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club completes the glory of the United Arab Emirates imperial cities, Dubai and Abu Dhabi and Dubai Travel Packages as well. The hotel combines the Arabian culture and heritage essence with the modern architectural details, which creates a luxurious masterwork. The Imperial structure is the work of British architect, John Elliott, with Reza Rahmanian. The luxurious and unique architectural design is a mixture of cherished Islamic elements, geometric, proportions, rhythm and hierarchical emphasis to create a Perfect Dubai Tours.
With a roughly $3billion(11.02 United Arab Emirates Dirham)expenditure, the Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi is among the most expensive hotel ever built, coming right after The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Owned by the municipality of Abu Dhabi, the luxurious five-star hotel's project kicked off back in 2001, only to be opened three years later, and is now under the operation of Kempinski. However, the new development set for 2020 has confirmed that Mandarin Oriental will operate the hotel as from the 1st of January 2020 taking over Kempinski.
As Abu Dhabi Lodging of choice, the hotel offers numerous amenities guests can enjoy right from the entrance to the general construction of the palace. Ideally, the hotel employs 2,600 staff members who represent 50 different nationalities with an average of 3 staff members for every guest.
The Palace Construction
The main hotel structure extends over one kilometer, by the side of gardens and surroundings that covers about one more kilometer. The grand dome is built over 114 smaller-domes and covered with geometrical decorative patterns. The symbolic essence in the design is distinguished in the Arabian Desert sand color shades. The change of colors in the construction elements Day & Night gives the view a more magnificent impression. The rainbow effect in the night versus the calm sand-color shades, Blue skies, and water fountains. Additionally, the main dome got a rainbow colorful sheds in the night, which gives the whole architecture a marvelous sight.
Designed by a British Architect John Elliot working together with Reza Rahmanian. The general design of the hotel is a beautiful description of Islamic architecture, from the proportions, rhythm, geometry, and balance. It has over 114 impressive domes that are evenly distributed over the building in geometrical patterns providing a striking view from the sky. The color of the building is also remarkable, reflecting different shade of sand just like in the Arabian Desert.
Most of the suites are furnished with gold and marble, with the primary building houses made of marble floors. Generally, the hotel offers a floor covering a total of 850,000m2, which incredibly a large budget gave the quality. The west and east wings are the guest rooms, which offer eye-catching traditional decoration on their interior.
It took approximately 20,000 people to provide a suitable workforce for the completion of the project in three years. All the construction was undertaken by the Arabian Construction company, Belhasa construction, Actor Electromech, and Arabian Construction, while the general project management was the responsibility of Projects and Turner construction.
The Emirate Palace was built as an excellent sign for national prestige and not necessarily intended for profit-making, even though Abu Dhabi tourism is the most significant moneymaker next to oil. Moreover, the hotel has the highest luxury and technology possible to stun every one visiting from inside and outside Abu Dhabi.
Palace Hotel Rooms and Facilities
The construction of the imperial structure started in 2001, after 4 years of work on A emirates palace hotel Dubai, the gates were opened in 2005. The Palace building cost reached 3 billion USD, ranking it in the 3rd most expensive built ever. Abu Dhabi Palace follows The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Las Vegas that cost reached more than 3.9 Billion USD and the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore with 5.5 billion USD.
Generally, this Luxurious hotel has less than 400 rooms, with each of the rooms equipped with air conditioners and minibars. Moreover, the rooms are all stocked with free items which guest can freely use, not forgetting LCD televisions to keep them engaging with the world during their stay.
Every room also has complimentary wireless internet access, digital programming, bathrooms with designer toiletries, bidets and last but not least balconies to catch a glimpse of the beautiful surrounding.
Furthermore, the hotel also has 128 kitchens and pantries, 1002 custom-made Swaroski crystal chandeliers. Over 40 meeting rooms, a marina, a ballroom capable of accommodating 2500 people, two helicopter landing pads and two spa facilities.
Offering the high standards of service, the hotel provides a 24-hour butler service to ensure the highest level of comfort to its guests.
Dinning at the Emirate palace
The hotel is equipped with several restaurants and bars. For instance, the Le Vendome Brasserie restaurant, which is located on the fourth floor offering international buffets. On the first floor is The Sayad restaurant, which provides seafood dished. The Mezzaluna restaurant, found on the first floor offers an Italian menu.
If you are in for some Chinese food, then the Hakkasan is the restaurant for you. Other restaurants that you will also find in the hotel include the Anar, Las Brisas, The Etoiles Abu Dhabi, and the cascades. Every restaurant in the hotel has something unique to offer to its guests.
Gold, mother of Pearl and crystals are forming the main elements that included in the interior’s decoration project of the palace. Chandeliers that are illuminating the palace exceeded the 1000 and Handmade hanged carpets with charming effect decorating the palace walls. Corridors, passageways, arched ceilings, outdoor swimming pools, private beach, 394 rooms, royal suites, spa, restaurants, shop/café, lounge/bars, valet parking, business center, gift shop, fitness center, and babysitting/childcare, and more amenities for the vital sections of the palace are serving the visitor promising comfortability and elegance stay at the palace.
Events and Ceremonies
In 2008 Christina Aguilera performed at the venue on her Back to Basics Tour. Some parts of the Fast& Furious 7, released back in 2015, were said to have been acted inside this luxurious hotel. Some shots of the hotel have also reveled in the film "The Kingdom "(released in 2007). Justin Randall Timberlake, the American singer, was also in the hotel for a tour on the 6th of December 2007.
The Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi consists of 394 residences, comprising 92 suites and 22 residential suites. The residences are spreading in two main sections by the side of the main central building. Gold and Marble are the main architectural decoration substance in most of the royal suites. 6 Royal Suits dedicated exclusively to dignitaries.
Amenities and Facilities are developed on the highest level for the Emirates Palace including 2 spas, over 40 meeting-rooms, more than 1-kilo long beach, 2 helicopter landing pads, shops, and international restaurants.
Every child seven years and above is considered an adult at this property. Moreover, children of all ages are welcomed.
In the hotel, there is no pet allowed. So if you are traveling with your pet, then you have to leave him or her with a caretaker during your say in the hotel.
There is no age requirement when checking in. So it would be best if you did not worry about your age limit.
The Emirates Palace offers a wonderful vacation for family and friends. It provides the best services with the most excellent restaurants to keep you as comfortable as possible — experience luxury at its best by visiting The Emirates Palace.