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Ciel Tower will be the tallest hotel in the world

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Ciel Tower will be the tallest hotel in the world

NORR designed the tower.


By David Malone, Associate Editor | February 19, 2020
Ciel Tower Dubai skyline

All renderings courtesy NORR/The First Group

Currently under construction in the world’s largest man-made marina in Dubai, Ciel Tower will become the tallest hotel in the world reaching a height of 1,181 feet. 

The curved forms of the building are meant to gently reflect in the setting sun while the design scheme emphasizes the verticality of the tower and is meant as a response to vertical living.

 

Ciel Tower horizon bar

 

The glass and metal hotel will comprise 1,042 luxury suites as well as serviced apartments. The building’s crown contains a rooftop pool, a specialty restaurant, and an observation deck. Other amenities include a fully-equipped spa, a business lounge, laundry service, multiple restaurants, and a gym. The amenities are distributed vertically through the tower, each being accompanied by a sky terrace with views of the Arabian Gulf.

 

See Also: UC Berkeley’s Enclave Apartments features a unique Moorish Castle design

 

The First Group is developing the project, which is anticipated to be completed by 2023.

 

Ciel Tower infinity pool

 

Ciel tower exterior

 

Ciel Tower observation deck

 

Ciel Tower leisure deck

 

Ciel Tower hotel room

 

Ciel Tower gym

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