The Hotel Arts is a 44-storey, 483 room luxury hotel on the seafront of Barcelona, in Spain. Contrary to popular belief, it was not built to service the 1992 Summer Olympics, though its construction was part of the big changes underwent by the city to prepare the Games. It remains one of the city’s leading hotels, listed as one of the Top 10 Celebrity Spotting Hotels in G A Y O T . com. It is operated by Ritz-Carlton.
Burj Al Arab Hotel is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At 321 m (1,053 ft), it is the fourth tallest hotel in the world. Burj Al Arab Hotel stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. Sometimes referred to as “the world’s only 7-Star hotel“, its star rating is disputed.