Saturday, July 18, 2015

World’s Biggest Hotel is set to open in Makkah

The world’s biggest hotel is about to open in Makkah, Saudi Arabia in 2017, offering an extraordinary level of luxury to tourists and royalty alike in Saudi Arabia. 12 towers, 10,000 rooms, restaurants, helipads, full-size conference center and many other things make the Abraj Kudai, the world's biggest hotel. The Abraj Kudai, a complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, set to become the world's biggest hotel by room count when it opens in 2017. A motivated generosity has drawn the attention of the Buro 24/7 Middle East lifestyle desk this morning.

The Abraj Kudai, will be located in the holy city of Mecca, a city visited each year by millions of Muslims. It will spread over a huge total area of 1.4 million square meters. Abraj Kudai will be 44-story tall, with twelve separate towers, containing 10,000 rooms when it opens in 2017. It is designed by architectural firm Dar Al Handasah. The luxurious four/five-star hotel will become a new landmark as it will be located in the Manafia area, just over a mile south of the Grand Mosque in Makkah's central zone.

This 1.4-million-square-meter development project will cost $3.5 billion. It will also be one of world's biggest domes. It will contain along with 10 thousand rooms, a shopping mall, food courts, multiple rooftop helipads, its own bus station, a conference center, car parks and a luxurious ballroom. All the floors devoted to royalty. Designing company from London Areen Hospitality will be given responsibility to ensure and are expected to imitate a conventional desert fort with a modern twist. The company will be responsible to make sure that the interiors go with the remarkable exterior of the new hotel. The interiors expected to match the magnificence expected of the local area

Chief of design practice at Areen Hospitality Andrew Lindwood said that "We are privileged to be trusted with such a challenge. Designing hotel interiors on such an enormous level, with no worker yet in place, involves complex programming and design resourcing. At Areen Hospitality we consent for this and have the knowledge and experience to respond to such a challenge, without ever losing the artistic spirit required to greet and surprise the guests likely to visit at Abraj Kudai

The project of The Abraj Kudai is likely to be done and scheduled to open in 2017. It was funded by the Saudi Ministry of Finance and designed by the Dar al-Handasah group. Take a look at the design visuals above and below.

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