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What's more glamorous than staying in the top floor of a fancy hotel that happens to be one of the tallest in the world? This list has the 25 the tallest hotels in the entire world, with pictures, heights, and year built. These buildings include some of the newest and most beautiful high rise hotels, as well as some iconic long-standing hotel skyscrapers. What is the tallest hotel in the world? These tallest hotel buildings can be found everywhere in from the Middle East, to Asia, to the United States.

Skyscrapers have long been one of mankind’s most prolific achievements. Since the dawn of the American industrial era, people have sought to build the biggest and tallest buildings in the world. As technology progressed America and other nations now all look to leave their mark on architecture, and outdo each other by building ever taller hotels.

These tallest hotels can be found all around the world and offer some of the best views in the most beautiful cities. These tallest hotels in the world include buildings in Shanghai, Detroit, Dubai, and Kuala Lumpur. Read on to find out where the tallest hotels in the world are located.


JW Marriott Marquis Dubai is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 25 Tallest Hotels in the World
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License
Location: Dubai
Year built: 2012
Height: 1,165 feet
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Rose Tower is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25 Tallest Hotels in the World
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA-2.5
Location: Dubai
Year built: 2007 
Height: 1,093 feet
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Ryugyong Hotel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25 Tallest Hotels in the World
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License
Location: Pyongyang
Year built: 2012
Height: 1,080 feet
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Burj Al Arab is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25 Tallest Hotels in the World
Photo: Freebase/Public domain
Location: Dubai
Year built: 1999
Height1,053 feet see more on Burj Al Arab