Have you ever thought of living in Burj Khalifa? Have you ever thought how it likes to be living in the world tallest building? Can you imagine the faces of people you invite to your home if you are living in the most prestigious location in the world? Well, all of this looks dreamy for most People.
There are 900 apartments in Burj Khalifa for residential purpose. Not many people know that Burj khalifa was basically build with the intention of being strictly residential in the early planning stage. There are four sections dedicated for residential purpose.
To reach your apartment at burj khalifa you may need to take more than two elevators but there are 58 elevators and the fastest elevator is the fastest in the world.
Switching elevators seems little complicated and time consuming at first but it is not as much you are thinking. Most of the time it is matter of less than 5-10 minutes.
One of Resident who owns an apartment at 98th floor with husband told that “The first time we (my husband and I) came here we felt things were a bit complicated. The second time, it felt a less complicated and the third time, we said,
‘let’s live here’. We do need to switch lifts to reach our apartments since we stay on the 98th floor. Although it is not something one does regularly, but one gets used to it after a time. The view from our apartment is breathtaking!”
Living in Burj Khalifa is like partially living in a hotel. If you are a resident of Burj Khalifa you can enjoy the five star hotel facilities like SPA, Swimming Pool etc. And that is all absolutely free for residents.
Burj Khalifa offers many facilities like having meal at the World’s Highest Restaurant, Swimming at the 2nd highest swimming pool.
There is also a market, tennis court, fitness club, resident library, yoga & massage centers and even Night Clubs in the building.
There are actually two night clubs in the building. One in the basement floor and the other is the highest night club in world at the 144th floor. And as being the resident of the building you are treated as a VIP.
The most of all is that View from the Burj Khalifa apartments is amazing especially if you are living on the top residential section.
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As you may be expected living in burj khalifa certainly is not the cheapest thing. According to researched released by Arabian Business earlier this year.
The price of the cheapest apartments in Dubai’s Burj Khalifa has soared to nearly AED 5,000/sqft which is almost US $1,400 / sq ft.