The construction of the building began in 1994 and was officially inaugurated on 1 December 1999. Its shape is inspired by a sailing vessel and is located in a specific area in order that your shadow does not cover the beach. At the highest point of the hotel has a heliport, which is used as a tennis court when not getting helicopters. The hotel is listed as seven stars, a category that goes beyond the standard classification of hotels, from one to six, due to its exceptional features really set it apart from any other hotel in the world. The Burj Al Arab does not have regular rooms but has 202 double suites. The smallest of these suites occupy an area of 169 m , while the largest covers an area of 780 m . The Royal Suite costs 28,000 overnight. Citation needed It also has a car service luxury Rolls-Royce available for every guest.The Burj Al Arab has nine restaurants, most notably the Al Mahara-located under the sea, offering an underwater view through a stained-glass-shaped aquarium and Al Muntaha, located 200 meters high, allowing a view view of the city of Dubai. The latter is located on a cantilevered platform extending 27 meters on each side of the mast, and it is accessed through a panoramic elevator. In his famous play kitchen chefs. The interior of the building was done by Chinese designer Khuan Chew. The instructions that the Sheikh of Dubai gave Chew for the design of the suites and atrium were hit and innovate. Khuan and his team used large amounts Macael marble, velvet and gold leaf to decorate it. Six months before the inauguration, Sheikh visited the hotel to give their opinion. The majesty of the suites show met its expectations of luxury and grandeur, but to see painted all white court, disapproved.The decorator had to redesign the look of the lobby, adding bright colors on the ceiling, dancing water fountains, a colorful light show and giant aquariums. This hotel is the CD cover of “Ocean Eyes” from the synth-pop band Owl City, published in 2009.