DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–November 3, 2016–The Burj Al Arab located in Dubai is the most expensive luxury hotel in the Middle East, according to a recent survey conducted by Luxury-Hotels.com.
In determining the rankings, the survey compared all luxury hotels in the Middle East region based on their cheapest available rate for a double room. The month of November 2016 served as the basis of comparison. In fact, November is the month when most Middle Eastern destinations reach their highest average hotel rates.
At a minimum nightly rate of $1928, the Burj Al Arab, one of Dubai's most iconic landmarks, leads the ranking. Runners-up include the Al Maha, also located in Dubai, and the Six Senses Zighy Bay beach resort in Oman. At minimum nightly rates of $1776 and $1330, respectively, they take the second and third spots on the survey.
Another six hotels in Dubai and one resort in Abu Dhabi complete the Top 10. At a minimum overnight rate of $550, the King David is Jerusalem's most expensive hotel. Significantly more affordable is Qatar's priciest hotel, The Banana Island Resort in Doha. There guests can find a room from $331 this November.
The following table shows the 10 most expensive hotels in the Middle East. The prices listed indicate the cheapest available rate for a double room during the period spanning November 1 to 30, 2016.
1. Burj Al Arab (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) $1928 2. Al Maha (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) $1776 3. Six Senses Zighy Bay (Oman) $1330 4. Jannah Place Hotel (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) $1271 5. One&Only The Palm (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) $1024 6. Zaya Nurai Island Resort (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) $919 7. Jumeirah Mina A Salam (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) $914 8. Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) $883 9. Four Seasons Dubai at Jumeirah Beach (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) $849 10. Jumeirah Al Qasr (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) $751
For the full rankings of the survey and for more information about its methodology, visit http://www.luxury-hotels.com/press/middle-east-2016.html
About the Methodology: The survey was conducted in October 2016. For each luxury hotel located in the Middle East, the cheapest available rate for a double room during the month of November 2016 was established. Only two- and three-night stays were considered, excluding Sundays and Mondays. Therefore, for stays of five nights or more, more affordable rates may be available.