The ONLY 7 Star Hotel in the world..... This hotel is in Dubai which is in the United Arab Emirates, near Saudi Arabia.... It's $75 U.S. just to get in the gate to look at this place!!!! it took 18 months to build, and had the top 5 architects in Europe to design it. the cost of it, is estimated at over 80 million U.S. the hotel opened this june 2003 for tourists. take a good look at the design & detail, its unbelievable !!! wow imagine what the rates are.