The grandeur of the kings and emperors with the ultimate luxury experience is what the Emirates Palace is all about.The hotel which in itself is the visitor’s paradise. With the surrounding skyscrapers , you can just sit and gaze at them with the cool fountains splashing quietly beside you. The Emirates Palace is built such that there is Business on one side of the hotel and beach party on the other. The huge, almost toy like skyscraper buildings lie on one side and there is the big 1.3 km of private beach at the other end with the yachts waiting for their bosses.
Spread over a massive 85 hectares, This is currently the most expensive hotel built on the planet with the costs ballooning to a whopping $3 billion. Opened in 2005, The Emirates palace has reserved it’s place in one of the finest hotels in the world ever since.Royalty, film stars, superstars, sports persons, Presidents, Head of the states………you name it , most of the rich and the famous have set their foot on the Emirates palace.
The drive to the hotel is in the latest versions of the BMW 7 series , the Mercedes’s S class or the Ultimate Rolls Royce. The entrance is lined with the lush green lawns on both sides with all the beautiful lighting coming up as you enter the palace itself.
This the grand arch , the gateway to the Emirates palace. But this gate is only reserved for the royalties and the head of the states.
The grand Arabian culture is visible from the moment you step inside the hotel. The guests and the tourists are offered the dates and the Arabic tea in some of the finest crockery. It’s absolutely gorgeous. After all no one goes empty handed from the King’s door.
The lobby of the Emirates palace is a maze in itself. It is decorated with the finest decor decked in silver, gold, marble and glass mosaics. The chandeliers carry the Swarovski crystals which gives them an exuberant look and feel. There are 114 domes (including the Grand Atrium which is higher than the dome of St.Peter’s Basilica in Rome), nearly 200 fountains which adorn this magnificent hotel.
THE ROYAL ROOMS AND SUITES.
There are a total of 302 super luxury rooms divided into the categories of the likes like the Coral room, The Pearl room and the Diamond room.
THE CORAL ROOM
Having an area of 55 square feet , this room has nice and exquisite views of the landscaped gardens. There are other amazing facilities and services like the in room Ipad , the 24 hr butler service, High speed internet, Oversized bathtub and the list continues. This is one of the finest rooms in all of Abu Dhabi.
THE PEARL ROOM
The pearl room is the upgraded version of the coral room. You get all the facilities available in the coral room plus the wonderful view of the pool from the balcony.The Mediterranean sea is also visible from the room.
THE DIAMOND ROOM
Wake up to quiet lapping of the waves in the Diamond room. This room offers Some of the best views available. Unparalleled Luxury with great technology and exquisite views is what the rooms at the emirates palace are known for.
Abu Dhabi’s government with 22 3-bedroom suites to host each heads of state and their entourages.
- Laptop-size safe
- Flat-screen TV
- Working Desk
- Lounge area
- Separate living room and bedroom
- Entertainment center
- 24 Hour Butler
- Baby cot allowed
- Some rooms with connecting doors
- Dining room
- Free high-speed Internet
- Daily newspaper service
- Choice of pillows
- In-room iPad
- View: Sea
- Decor: Contemporary
- Beds: King
- Extra Bed: Two extra beds allowed
- Smoking Room Possible: Yes
- Bathroom: Shower, Bidet, Jacuzzi, Oversized bathtub
- Maximum Occupancy: 8 adults per room
- Size: 680 m² (7319 ft²)
Extravagance is a thing of past.The Emirates palace is much more than that.
World class cuisines with the exotic champagnes and wines to top off coupled with the magnificent views , you are left awe struck. Be it the splashy poolside lunch or the quiet dinner by the beach, with the soft lapping of the waves as the music, you enjoy your meal and the ambience experience like never before.There are around 9 world class restaurants to meet the demand of the guests.
The Emirates Palace has it’s own signature dish…..The 24 KARAT GOLD EMIRATES PALACE CAMEL BURGER.A unique and an interesting Arabic twist on an American snack, the sumptuous camel mince patty is spiced with local spices and offset by a touch of truffle mayonnaise on a gold-dusted bun.There is literally gold dust on your bun. There is gold even on your platter.
The Hotel has a pool. And a miniature island with slides to the pool. And a big smile on the kids face. Emirates palace has a wonderfully designed pool and a children’s play area, a mini water park, separated by a bridge.Absolutely nice, the parents can watch over the kids every time. There are other activities like kayaking and surfing to keep the guests thrilled. The gym is loaded with all the latest machines and fitness centers feature Body Composition Analysis which keeps you updated about you body.
The spa treatments consists of some of the most un-heard of treatments. The 24 KARAT GOLD RADIANCE FACIAL. Micro 24 karat gold sheets are massaged into the skin using nano technologies which claims to increase the radiance of the skin . This is absolutely one of the most insane treatments I have ever come across.There is also the Moroccan Hammam , the soothing massages in Arabic style.
The beach activities also include the traditional camel rides on the beaches. A private beach, A camel as your Vehicle and the sea as your view is one of the most gorgeouss feelings ever.
FROM A GOLD DUSTED BURGER TO A GOLD FACIAL , YOU LITERALLY EAT GOLD, YOU FEEL THE GOLD .ROYALTIES, EXTRAVAGANCE, OPULENCE , LUXURY, SPLENDOR, LAVISHNESS ……THESE ALL HAVE ONE THING IN COMMON. THEY ARE THE FEATURES OF THE GRANDEST HOTEL ON EARTH ……THE EMIRATES PALACE.