Burj Al Arab - One Incredible Night

Jordan Hinsch

Bucket List #77

I stayed at the Burj Al Arab for one night during my trip to Dubai. This hotel is the only 7 star hotel in the world and has been rated the number 1 hotel in the world for several years now. The stay was extraordinary and I’ll explain why.


This was taken before I had a fantastic dinner at Al Mahara, a circular restaurant onsite with a massive aquarium in the middle. I didn’t read the dress code on their website, so I arrived in a plain white t-shirt. They gave me a blazer to wear as you aren’t supposed to have your arms exposed. Oops! I went on to have an excellent meal (Scottish Oysters, King Crab Risotto, and Wild Turbot). You don’t need to be a hotel guest to dine at this restaurant, but it’s recommended you make your reservation well in advance.


This first 5 photos above are of/from my room, suite, condo, house, whatever you want to call it.

Rewind: When I arrived to the hotel, they weren’t only very prepared for me (literally felt like they were waiting), but they even knew which hotel I had just checked out of. The woman handling my check-in greeted me with dates and a very fine juice. She proceeded to take me on a tour of the premises and finally up to my accommodations.

Outside of my door sat the butler for my floor who is there 24/7 (on rotation of course) to handle anything you need (shown in picture 6). He/she would also handle my check-out. As I walked into my suite, I was amazed by the entrance (foyer?). She proceeded to give me an in-depth tour. The living room, bedroom, and bathroom were immaculate. (3) is the view from my suite.

And then, my butler did something incredible:

I was blown away by the attention to detail and I expected nothing less from this fine establishment.


Upon check-out, I decided to get a ride in one of their Rolls Royce Phantoms to my next hotel. Flawless.


The photos above are various shots of the interior and exterior of the property. It’s certainly not a hotel for everyone, but if you can stay there, consider your mind... blown.

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Jordan Hinsch is a sales expert, blogger, investor, photographer, videographer, and outdoors enthusiast. Primarily known for unique travel and bucket list related content, Jordan also specializes in lifestyle, fitness, and finance. Follow him here on NewsBreak and on Instagram & Pinterest @neverjordinary.

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