Touch the Sky from Dubai’s Tall Hotels


Dubai is much famed for its many iconic buildings like the Burj Khalifa, JW Marriott Marquis,  Atlantis and the likes. The tallest tower in the world, Burj Khalifa, has helped Dubai’s fame to soar high up and so did all the other structures.

Dubai’s love for skyscrapers is now more evident with the emirate having the tallest single building hotel. Named Gerova, the hotel piped the JW Marriott Marquis to become the tallest hotel in the world. Interestingly, Dubai can boast of seven of the top ten hotels in the world. Well, the guests can surely touch the sky when staying at the hotels in Dubai.

The Gerova Hotel is just over 356 metres in height. It is one metre taller than JW Marriott Marquis which stands at 355 metres. Gerova Hotel is developed by Al Attar Properties and it is the 8th tallest tower in Dubai and the UAE. When it comes to the tallest towers in the Middle East, the Gerova Hotel is in the 11th position and it is the 35th tallest tower in the world.

Al Attar Properties is one of the most reputed builders in the world. It has an impressive portfolio of landmark structures which includes the likes of The Skyscraper, Polaris, Vue De Lac, Vista Del Lago, Global Point among many others.

Let us look at the list of the top hotels in the world, with its respective heights and number of floors:

  1. Gevora Hotel, Dubai, 356.3m height, 75 floors
  2. JW Marriott Marquis Tower 1, Dubai, 355.4m height, 82 floors
  3. JW Marriott Marquis Tower 2, Dubai, 355.4m height, 82 floors
  4. Rose Rayhaan by Rotana, Dubai, 333m height, 71 floors
  5. Burj Al Arab, Dubai, 321m height, 56 floors
  6. Emirates Tower Two, Dubai, 309m height, 56 floors
  7. Baiyoke Tower II, Bangkok, 304m height, 85 floors
  8. Wuxi Maoye City – Marriott Hotel, 303.8m height, 68 floors
  9. Millennium Hotel, Dubai, 294m height, 66 floors
  10. Abraj Al Bait ZamZam Tower, Makkah, 279m height, 58 floors

The list shows that the top six tall hotels in the world are in Dubai.

The Gerova Hotel has 528 rooms that the guests can stay in. It includes 232 deluxe rooms, 265 one-bedroom apartments and 31 two-bedroom apartments. The facilities available at the hotel include a main pool, baby pool, health club, spa, jacuzzi and many more. There are five restaurants in the hotel, including on the rooftop. The rooftop restaurants will provide you with a great view and it will always be a moment to cherish.

In the past two years, Dubai has witnessed a huge liking by internationally reputed hotel brands. According to a report, more than 6000 reputed hotels opened in the UAE in 2017 alone. Among these, 78 percent of the hotels are in Dubai while 10 per cent is in Abu Dhabi.

This is all about the tallest hotel in the world in Dubai, the Gevora. The next time you pay a visit to the emirate, make sure that you stay at the Gevora and experience the tallest hotel first hand.