World’s biggest hotel with 10,000 rooms being built in Mecca
The world’s biggest hotel, complete with 10,000 rooms and 70 restaurants, is being built in Mecca, Saudi Arabia Artist impressions of the mega-hotel show that there will also be up to 4 helicopter landing pads and entire sections of the hotel will be closed off to cater only for royal guests.
The 1.4 million square meter complex is set to break all records, stealing the current title of world’s largest hotel from the First World Hotel in Malaysia, which currently has 7351 rooms spread across two towers.
The hotel hopes to cater for the 15 million Muslims that make the pilgrimage to Mecca each year. Besides all the usual hotel features, the hotel will also house one of the world’s largest domes on top its tallest tower, where the ballroom and conference hall will be located.
At the opposite end of the hotel, the spectrum is one the smallest and most simple hotels in the world, a hotel in Switzerland that consists of a bed and no walls.