Gold plated iPads in every room, a revolving bed in the Royal Suite and 17 types of pillow that can be selected from a menu - there is nothing modest about the seven-star Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai.
Shaped like a sail to represent Dubai’s nautical heritage, the hotel's distinctive silhouette has become a symbol for the nation and an Instagram favourite for the tens of thousands of Britons who flock there.
MailOnline Travel was invited inside the luxurious hotel to see whether the hotel was blissfully refined or ridiculously brash.
The palatial 8,395 square foot Royal Suite is fit for a maharaja, with an exquisite majlis style lounge, library and cinema room, along with two master bathrooms, each with full-size jacuzzis and separate rain showers.
For the ultimate experience, chaueffeur-driven Rolls Royce's can take you from the airport to the hotel.
The colourful Sky View bar in the Al Muntaha boasted incredible views over the Dubai skyline, particularly impressive at night.
There are 202 suites in the hotel, each spanning two floors and filled with plush carpets and pristine furniture.
You can't help but be wowed by the striking lobby - a sea of colour, light.
What room would be complete without a rotating bed? This lavish suite comes with 'his and her' rooms, this one being the male side.
A spectacular meeting room in the Royal Suite with a sky decor above the table.
The opulent golden entrance to the Al Mahara restaurant, which specialises in sea food. As guests ate food, soft music was played.
There was a fresh supply of edible goodies (most adorned with gold leaf), and a handwritten note.
The hotel looked liked an Arabian palace at night time, with multitudes of lights, flowers and plants lighting up its grounds.