World’s Largest Hotels Will be Open at Mecca, Saudi Arabia
The world’s largest hotels is set to open in Mecca Saudi Arabia in 2017, offering an unprecedented level of luxury to travelers and royalty alike in Saudi Arabia.
With twelve towers, 70 restaurants, four helipads, and a full-size convention center, Abraj Kudai, a complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, that’s set to become the world’s largest hotels by room count when it opens.
Located in the Manafia district, just over a mile south of the Grand Mosque, Abraj Kudai is funded by the Saudi Ministry of Finance and designed by Dar Al-Handasah, a 7,000-strong global construction conglomerate that turns its hand to everything from designing cities in Kazakhstan to airports in Dubai.
With 12 towers, Abraj Kudai will accommodating several elements such as 10 podium housing a bus station, a shopping mall, restaurants and food courts, a convention center and car parks. Each tower will hold approximately 1,200 luxury rooms measuring roughly 45 square meters, and the entire hotel will house 10,000 rooms.
The Abraj Kudai will cost about $3.6 billion. The five star towers offer all related services for the visitors of the Holy Kaaba, Mecca’s holy mosque, according to Dar Al-Handasah’s website.
Here is the photo of Abraj Kudai, the world’s largest hotels :
Abraj Kudai is an entire city of five-star luxury. Irfan Al-Alawi, director of the UK-based Islamic Heritage Research Foundation, told The Guardian “The city is turning into Mecca-hattan, Everything has been swept away to make way for the incessant march of luxury hotels, which are destroying the sanctity of the place and pricing normal pilgrims out.”
Currently, Las Vegas is home to the world’s largest hotel in terms of the number of guest rooms.