Ciel, The worlds tallest hotel is currently under construction in Dubai Marina and is scheduled to be open in 2023. The tallest hotel in the world is developed by Dubai based The First Group (TFG) and designed by award winning architect company NORR.
The 360 meters tall hotel will surpass the current tallest hotel in the world, Gevora Hotel (356 meters), which is also located in Dubai along Sheikh Zayed Road. Ciel will have 1,042 luxury suites. On its completion, Ciel is set to be another addition to the famous buildings in Dubai. The hotel will have an incredible rooftop glass observation deck which will provide breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf and Palm Jumeirah.
The tallest hotel in the world is a tower located in the heart of Dubai Marina. The tower is located at Dubai Marina adjacent to Cayan Tower and Damac Heights. The hotel will be well connected with Dubai Metro and have easy access to the highways.
The construction of the Worlds tallest hotel started in August 2019. The hotel is designed by London based award-winning architect company, NORR. They have an amazing portfolio which includes projects like Burj Khalifa, Atlantis – The Palm and The Emirates Towers.
The hotel is a glass sculpture to maximize the views like Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa in the East, Dubai Marina to the South West and Palm Jumeirah in the north. The hotel rooftop will have an observation deck, restaurant and a pool bar. the tower’s interior is inspired by the Japanese philosophy of Wabi-sabi, “a philosophy rooted in the appreciation of the imperfect and impermanent beauty of objects in nature”.
The construction of the hotel is just started and it already has won many awards.
The project has won three major prizes at 2019 Internation Property Awards:
1. Best International Hotel Architecture
2. Best Hotel Architecture Arabia
3. Best Residential High-rise Architecture Arabia.
Also in June 2019, The hotel received awards in four categories at 2019-20 Dubai, Africa & Arabia Property Awards:
1. Hotel Architecture
2. New Hotel Construction and Design
3. Commercial High-rise Development
4. Residential High-rise Architecture
In his speech, while receiving the award, Rob Burns, The CEO of The First Group (TFG) said: “We are extremely honoured to receive these prestigious awards for Ciel. Ciel is a remarkable project that will become a landmark in its own right, further enhancing Dubai’s reputation as one of the world’s great cities and tourism destinations. The ambition and character evident in Ciel’s striking design reflects our unique approach to developing quality hotels that strive to set a new benchmark for upper-midscale accommodation.”