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Gold List 2010

Burj Al Arab, Dubai 

Jumeirah Beach Road

United Arab Emirates

Tel: 971 4301 7777

"Get used to out of the ordinary" at this sail-shaped, fiberglass landmark on the Persian Gulf. Aside from the "very gold and very loud" decor, the rooms—all duplex suites—offer floor-to-ceiling windows and Hermès amenities. At Junsui, Asian dishes are prepared at 12 cooking stations. "I couldn't figure out how every staff member knew my name within minutes of my arrival."

(202 rooms)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2007, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2009, Gold List for 2011
Awards: Rooms
Amenities: Beach, Pool, Spa

Overall Score: 94.5

  • Rooms: 98
  • Service: 94.9
  • Food: 89.9
  • Location: 97
  • Design: 96.9
  • Activities: 92.9
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