Emirates Palace Hotel is the Taj Mahal of Abu Dhabi.
Designed by the renowned architect John Elliott RIBA, this 850,000m2 behemoth cost a whopping 3 Billion USD to build.
It has a 1.3km long private white sandy beach, underground parking for 2,500 vehicles, 2 swimming pools, spas, over 100 hectares of lush landscaped gardens, 114 domes where the tallest one measures 80 meters in height!
There's a private marina and several helipads. List of extravagant superlatives goes on and on.
Many dignitaries, world leaders and celebrities have stayed there and If you have 11,500 USD to spare, you can stay at its biggest suite - The Palace Grand Suite.
For more facts about this hotel, follow this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emirates_Palace