Some Interesting Facts about #BurjAlArab Hotel #Dubai- World's only 7 Star Hotel 1. As you might expect, the #hotel is perched by Ashen Sandy beaches and bordered by the turquoise waters of the #Arabian Gulf. 2. It’s the first hotel to rise beyond dizzying 1000 ft (305m), making it the world’s #tallest hotel when it was made. 3. While it’s estimated that the hotel guzzled about $650 million to construct, the exact figure has always been evasivee.