Burj Al Arab
Famous for being the only 7-star hotel in the world and built on an artificial island, the Burj Al Arab quickly became a symbol of Dubai. A place like the Burj Al Arab is able to attract both sheikhs willing to pay at least 2,000 euros per night, and tourists looking for at least one picture of the outside. The only way to separate the curious from the customers is therefore its reservation system.
How to get into Burj Al Arab?
To enter the famous Dubai Sailing Hotel, you must have a reservation, either as a guest or as a client of one of its restaurants or spa. Some companies even offer to drive you to the hotel and make the reservation for you, but this is not necessary.
The first step is to make a reservation. Simply call the Burj Al Arab (you can ask your hotel reception to call the hotel) or make a reservation through the hotel’s official website. The latter is the easiest way, which guarantees that there is room where and when you want it. It is also the one that allows you to see all the options of the restaurants and menus available. Once you have chosen the restaurant and the type of menu you are interested in, you will receive a confirmation in your email with a reservation number. In many cases you will be asked for a deposit to guarantee your presence. To enter the hotel, you must present this code at the security desk on the day of your reservation.
How much does it cost to visit Burj Al Arab?
Visiting the Burj Al Arab is expensive, so if you plan to enter the hotel, you should be prepared to pay at least 150 AED (about 35 euros). This is the minimum consumption to visit their Sky bar in the evening, one of the most economical options.
Tea time at Burj Al Arab
Tea time at the popular Sky bar costs from 635 to 1030 AED (150 to 240 euros), depending on the type of menu and table you choose.
How much does it cost to eat at Burj Al Arab?
A tasting menu at Al Muntaha (27th floor of the hotel) costs from 980 AED (230 euros).
What is the price of a dinner at Burj Al Arab?
Another option is to have dinner at Burj Al Arab and here I have great news for you. There is the alternative of visiting 4 of the restaurants at Burj Al Arab in the same night. This is the culinary flight in which each hour of dinner is served in a different restaurant of the famous hotel: Scape Restaurant, Al Mahara, Al Muntaha and the Skyview Bar & Restaurant. Costs range from 990 AED (230 euros) to 1750 AED (400 euros). This experience includes a visit to Al Mahara Restaurant. One of the most special in the world considering that it is located below the surface of the Persian Gulf Sea.
Other possibilities of visit
The Friday brunch costs 695 AED (160 euros). A four-course meal at Al Muntaha with a drink costs 600 AED (140 USD). This gives you an idea of the “cheap” options for visiting and eating at Burj Al Arab, although of course the prices can easily be increased.
When you make your reservation you will be asked if you are celebrating a special occasion, don’t forget to mention it as you will have a surprise during your visit.
What is the price of a night at Burj Al Arab?
If you want a complete experience at Burj Al Arab, you should be prepared to pay between 2,000 and 6,000 euros per night. The most “simple” rooms are suites with a capacity of 4 people: two adults and two children.
How to get to Burj Al Arab?
The easiest way to get to Burj Al Arab is by cab, although public transportation is also available. The hotel does not have a subway station nearby, but you can go to the Mall of the Emirates (red subway line) and from there take bus 81 which will drop you off at Burj Al Arab.
How to take good pictures of Burj Al Arab?
The best way is to take pictures from the public beach of Jumeirah or from the Madinat Jumeirah, a commercial complex with a breathtaking view of the Burj Al Arab.
Jumeirah St – Umm Suqeim 3 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates