Burj Rafal

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Burj Rafal
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General information
Type Mixed use; Residential, Commercial Office, Hotel, Serviced Apartments[1]
Architectural style Modernism
Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Coordinates 24°47′32″N 46°37′56″E / 24.79222°N 46.63222°E / 24.79222; 46.63222
Construction started May 2011[2]
Completed 2014
Opening June 2013[3]
Management Stefan Kaminski[4]
Roof 308 m (1,010 ft)[5]
Technical details
Structural system Concrete and Steel, Glass façade [1]
Floor count 70 total floors with 68 above ground and 2 below ground[1] and about 17 floors with hotel rooms[6]
Design and construction
Architect P&T Group

Burj Rafal (Arabic: برج رافال) is a skyscraper hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.[7] It opened in January 2014, its 70 floors constructed on an exclusive 20,000 sqm plot.


The skyscraper has about 350 rooms and is the tallest residential building in Riyadh. It is also one of the tallest hotels in the world. The building had a total cost of about $320 million.[8]

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  1. ^ a b c "Burj Rafal, Riyadh". Emporis. Emporis GMBH. Retrieved 8 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "June Opening Set Tallest Riyadh Tower". ArabNews. Arab News. Retrieved 8 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski". HotelierMiddleEast. ITP Business Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski receives its first guest". MSN (Arabia). Otventures. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "The World's Tallest Buildings". Emporis. Emporis GMBH. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Hotel Overview". BusinessTravelNews. Northstar Travel Media LLC. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Shopping experience gets enriched in Burj Rafal Community". Arab News. Arab News. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Fahy, Michael. "Riyadh's Burj Rafal to complete in September". ConstructionWeekOnline. Business Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 

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