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Claim: Photographs show palatial home of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
Examples: [Collected via e-mail, 2005]
Origins: These pictures are indeed real photographs of an impressive palatial structure,
As the Emirates Palace Hotel's web site describes the accommodations offered (or soon to be offered) there:
All Palace rooms offers plasma screens, interactive TV's and high speed Internet access.
8 restaurants representing cuisine from across the globe will be opening in December 2004 with
A selection of the worlds most exclusive brands in luxury jewellery and fashion for the discerning shopper.
The longest private beach in Abu Dhabi, 1.3 km of golden sands and two stunning pools artistically landscaped on the east and west wings of the Palace.
Two Spa fit for kings and queens will be located in the east and west wings, featuring a luxury line of beauty products along
Emirates Palace will be home to the best Marina UAE with private berths for yachts. Full Service facilities will be available as well as leisure facilities.
Many of the pictures shown above are also offered in the photo gallery on the hotel's web site, including views of the many hotel restaurants, luxury suite bedrooms and bathrooms, swimming pools, and atria, as well as the cars available through their limousine service.
Last updated: 22 August 2005
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