The city of Mecca has unveiled plans to build the world's largest hotel, called Abraj Kudai, which will be open in 2017. Here it is by the numbers.
Height: 2,000 feet
Shopping malls: 1
Floors dedicated exclusively for the Saudi royal family: 5
Cost in U.S. dollars: $3.56 billion
In conclusion, that is a large hotel.
· City in the sky: world's biggest hotel to open in Mecca [Guardian, via Arch Daily]