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World's tallest hotel to open in Dubai this year

The 356m Gevora Hotel in the Trade Centre area will overtake the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai hotel in Business Bay as the world's tallest hotel upon its launch

Gevora Hotel will reportedly be the world's tallest hotel upon its launch [image: Time Out Dubai].
Gevora Hotel will reportedly be the world's tallest hotel upon its launch [image: Time Out Dubai].

The world's tallest building will open on Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road this year. 

Gevora Hotel, at 356m, is set to become the world's tallest hospitality property upon its launch, which is scheduled for Q1 2018. 

READ: Middle East's total hotel construction pipeline up 12%

Comprising 75 floors, the hotel is situated within Dubai's Trade Centre area, and contains 528 guest rooms and suites. 

Once operational, Gevora Hotel will overtake the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai hotel in Business Bay as the world's tallest hospitality building, beating it by one metre. 

Gevora Hotel's smallest deluxe room reportedly spans 46sqm, with its largest two-bedroom suite spanning 85sqm. 

The hotel features four restaurants, in addition to swimming pools for adults and children, a Jacuzzi facility, a health club, a luxury spa, and gymnasiums. 

A dry facility, the hotel has claimed it will "boast the best of Middle Eastern hospitality and exclusivity". 

According to Time Out Dubai, Gevora Hotel will be three times taller than the Big Ben, 56m taller than the Eiffel Tower, and approximately the length of three football pitches.  

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