Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has been called "The world's only 7 star Hotel" and is the fourth tallest hotel in the world; however, 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space.
Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from jumeirah beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge.The beachfront where Burj Al Arab is located was previously called Chicago beach.
The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. It has a helipad near the roof at a height of 210 m (689 ft) above ground.