Since its opening in February this year, The Lounge, Burj Khalifa has hit all the high notes and is today the city’s most sought-after destination to unwind with family and friends – while taking in spectacular views of the city.
Now, The Lounge, Burj Khalifa has added another feather to its cap: It has officially been verified by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® (GWR) as the ‘Highest lounge in a building’ anywhere in the world.
At a height of 585.36 metres (1,920 ft 5 in), The Lounge, Burj Khalifa truly offers an exclusive retreat experience – with no comparable lounges anywhere in the world – towering high at over half a kilometre.
The GWR record certificate was presented by Shaifali Mishra, an official adjudicator at GWR to Ahmad Al Falasi, Executive Director of Group Operations at Emaar Properties, to celebrate the new milestone achieved by Burj Khalifa, which already has several global recognitions.
Among other honours secured by Burj Khalifa include the GWR titles for the ‘Tallest Building’ in the world, ‘Tallest man-made structure on land’,’ the ‘Highest outdoor observation deck’ for At the Top, Burj Khalifa Sky, the ‘Largest Light and Sound Show on a Single Building’, the ‘Largest LED-illuminated Façade’ and ‘Tallest LED-Illuminated Façade.’
Spanning levels 152, 153 and 154, The Lounge, Burj Khalifa is a state-of-the-art lounge that serves a fascinating selection of beverages and canapes. The Lounge, Burj Khalifa, also features an outdoor terrace.
There are several experiences awaiting visitors: From 12:30pm to 4pm, they can take in magnificent views of the city while indulging in High Tea. From 5:30pm to 7pm, it is sundowner time with cocktails and canapes, which will then move to an evening cocktail setting from 7:30pm to midnight, when guests can celebrate with the finest selection of beverages and canapes. The Lounge, Burj Khalifa also features live music daily and hosts international artists and performers.