The city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is set to be home to the world’s tallest hotel in the next 3 years following the completion of the ongoing construction works of Ciel towers.
Designed by NORR, and developed by The First Group (TFG), the tower is being constructed at Marina district, in close proximity to the most popular attractions like the Marina Walk and the Marina Mall shopping and entertainment complex.
Comprising of 1,209 luxury suites and serviced residences split across 82 floors, Ciel towers will stand 360 meters tall, approximately 4 meters taller than Gevora hotel, the current world’s tallest hotel.
A look at the inside of the Ciel hotel building
The inside of the glass sculpture, inspired by the concept of vertical living, will be all about contemporary interiors motivated by the Japanese philosophy of Wabi-sabi, “a philosophy rooted in the appreciation of the imperfect and impermanent beauty of objects in nature” with a side of luxury and allocated green spaces.
The building users will enjoy 360-degree views, to Downtown Dubai and the Burj Khalifa to the East, Dubai Marina to the South West and out towards Palm Jumeirah and the Arabian Gulf to the north in addition to a rooftop that comprises of a leisure deck/observation deck, a bar, State of the art fitness facilities including steam rooms and sun deck and an infinity swimming pool that will be one of the highest caliber in the world.
In the last month of 2019, the Ciel project was honored with three major prizes at the 2019 International Property Awards. It received awards for the Best International Hotel Architecture, the Best Hotel Architecture Arabia and the Best Residential High-rise Architecture Arabia.
Moreover, in June the same year, it received the top prize in four major categories at the 2019-20 Dubai, Africa & Arabia Property Awards.