Dubai makes record for housing world's tallest hotel, yet again

Dubai makes record for housing world's tallest hotel, yet again

Dubai is getting set to welcome its newest record-breaking project, the Gevora Hotel, which at 356 meters (1,168 feet), will be the world's tallest hotel when it opens on February 12.

The new record-holder is within sight of its predecessor, Dubai's JW Mariott Marquis, whose record it has surpassed by just one metre.

The gleaming gold 75-storey Gevora Hotel stands 356 metres, or almost a quarter of a mile tall. The world's tallest hotel is three times taller than London's Big Ben, 56 metres taller than Paris's Eiffel Tower.

Dubai makes record for housing world's tallest hotel, yet again
Dubai makes record for housing world's tallest hotel, yet again

The worlds' tallest as a single building of Gevora Hotel, which possesses 528 opulent rooms, will be open for guests after a lavish ceremony on Monday evening. While the hotel is just shy of opening to the public, Guinness World Records has already recognized the property as the world's tallest. The Gevora Hotel, which is located on the spacious Sheikh Zayed Avenue, has high of 356 m and broke only one meter the neighboring Marriott Hotel.

The Gevora has 75 storeys, which will hold 528 rooms, four restaurants, a luxury spa on the 71 floor, a health club and a roof top pool and bar offering spectacular views of the Burj Khalifa.

Dubai is also home to the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which pierces the city skyline at 828 metres (half a mile) high.

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