By Jane Nambi
In Dubai comes the tallest hotel in the world, JW Marriott Marquis.
Standing at 1,164 feet from sidewalk to roof, JW Marriott Marquis officially opened as the world’s tallest hotel. It is 85 feet shorter than the Empire State Building in New York City.
JW Marriott Marquis was named by the Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest hotel in the world taking the title from the 1,093 feet Dubai’s Rose Tower. Marquis has two towers each with 804 rooms, when complete, nine restaurants, for other bars, a 32 yard swimming pool, a spa with hammam Turkish bath, a health club and a 1000 people meeting place.
Rates for one person per night will start at $326.