I think it would be worth it to stay in the world's only 6-star hotel with rolls-royce service from the airport and gold fixtures. But the heat! OY! I spent a week there spring 2001. And the heat is a bugger. And I LIKE heat.
Great place to buy gold btw. They sell 22k jewelry. Hard to find that anywhere else.
I heard it is 7 stars .
Many UK celebrities are buying houses and mansions in there with a spot in the marina for their yachts .
i also heard about the amazing fish restaurants in the Bourj Al Arab restaurant , where the walls and ceiling are glass which shows real fish , some huge swimming and it is apparently fabulous .
Im not sure i would like to watch fish swimming peacefully and eat it on my table tough . that s MY opinion . it will put me off .