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The Gevora Hotel has four restaurants, one of which is situated on the rooftop with panoramic views of the city. To get up there, the hotel features six elevators for its 75 floors, or afor the truly dedicated.
In addition to setting the world’s height record for the building itself, the Gevora boasts the highest swimming pools in the world, nearly twice as high as the famousin Singapore.
Unlike the Marina Bay Sands, however, the Gevora Hotel does not possess a liquor license, a move which hotel general manager Jairaj Gorsia said would appeal to “whoever is not looking for a bar or a night club.”
“Being non-alcohol licensed hotel is actually an advantage. Families, especially extended families, and kids will enjoy the hotel. Our guests are looking for a good bed, a good cup of coffee and convenience. The hotel is located in the center of Dubai, and we offer high-quality service,”.
The record-setting hotel opened on Monday, February 12, after taking. It’s so new that its .
A typical room at the Gevora will be around 55 square meters (592 square feet) in size, almost 30% larger than the average hotel room in Dubai, according to general manager Gorsia.
Rates begin at $160 per night, “slightly lower than the average around this area”, Gorsia also said. “The room rates that we will offer is considered very competitive.”
The Gevora Hotel joins another architectural world record, as the Burj Khalifa just down the road is the world’s current tallest building at 828 meters (2,717 feet, just over half a mile). In fact, some of the Gevora hotel rooms overlook the needle-top Burj, as seen in this Instagram image:
Daredevils need not apply here: The Gevora has made it clear that theirare prepared to shut down any stunts popular with social media adventurers.