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Princess Tower
Updated: 27th November, 2022

Princess Tower

Princess Tower
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Building type
Residential building
(Supertall skyscraper)
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Status
Complete
(2012)
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Floors
101 floors
Building specifications
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Overview
Princess Tower is a 101-storey residential building in Dubai Marina, Dubai.
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The developer
The project was developed by Tameer Holdings.
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Timeline
Construction began in 2005 and was completed by 2012.
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Height
414 metres (1,358 feet)
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Units
The development contains a total of 763 units.
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Unit layouts
Princess Tower comprises a mix of one- , two- and three-bedroom apartments as well as penthouses and duplexes.
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The architect
The architectural consultant was Eng. Adnan Saffarini.
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Additional information
  • At 414 metres the Princess Tower holds the world record for the world's tallest residential building. It is roughly equivalent in height to the Empire State building in New York.

  • The total built-up area of the project is 162,580m².

  • Facilities and amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a fully-equipped gym, sauna, Jacuzzi, billiards hall, table tennis courts, electronic games hall and a children’s nursery. There is a large private lounge for residents on the 97th floor with a 360 degree view of Dubai.

  • Apartments on the upper floors have a wind detection system installed which automatically locks the sliding doors to prevent balcony access in high winds. Be sure not to get locked out!

  • In 2014 Alexander Remnev, a Russian stunt climber, reached the top of the spire to take a selfie.

  • It was originally to be named Al Ameera Tower but the English translation, Princess Tower, was chosen instead.

  • Princess Tower was originally planned to be just 90 stories and the height was purely a means to maximise the profit on a relatively small plot of land. It was only later into the design process that the developers realised a potential word record was within reach so the tower was re-designed at the last minute to allow for a further 11 floors.

  • Princess Tower is situated at the north end of Dubai Marina on an area of land known as 'The Tallest Block In The World' owing to the many super-tall skyscrapers that are found there.

  • The tower is positioned slightly closer to the sea than its direct neighbours. That was done in order to maximise the sea views for the side apartments and explains why it appears off-centre on its podium.


Transport & Access

Commute times by car

From Princess Tower it takes roughly 19 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 10 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 15 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 8 minutes to The Walk JBR.*

Airport proximity

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 27 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 34 minutes' drive.*


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Princess Tower Location

The map below shows the location of Princess Tower and just below are summaries of the nearest attractions, parks, beaches, golf clubs and cinemas.

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Attractions
Marina Walk, 0.4 km
Skydive Dubai, 1.1 km
The Walk JBR, 1.6 km
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Parks & beaches
JLT Park, 1.5 km
Marina Beach, 2.0 km
Sufouh Beach, 3.8 km
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Golf clubs
Emirates Golf Club, 1.7 km
Montgomerie Golf Course, 3.8 km
The Els Golf Club, 8.8 km
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Cinemas
Reel Cinemas, Dubai Marina Mall, 1.4 km
Roxy Marina Beach Cinema, 1.8 km
Vox Cinemas at Nakheel Mall, 3.0 km

Nearby shops and outlets

The number of shops and amenities that are within walking distance can greatly affect quality of life and may be a key factor when choosing a place to live. Here is an analysis of all the commercial outlets that are currently operating in the vicinity of Princess Tower.

There are a number of outlets within the building itself, located on the ground floor:

Life Pharmacy
Pharmacy, street level
Formula One Rent a Car
Car rental shop, street level
Fade & Shave Barbers
Men's salon, street level
Hala Bro Shawarma
Restaurant, street level
Food Center
Mini mart, street level
Sawasdi Kha Gents Spa
Spa, street level
Turbo Time Tobacco Trading
Smoking accessories shop, street level

In addition, there are dozens of outlets within walking distance of Princess Tower. We've shortlisted the nearest ones across various categories:

local_grocery_store Supermarkets & Mini Marts
SRN Go Minimart
Mini mart, Emirates Crown (0.1 km)
Fine Mart Supermarket
Supermarket, The Torch (0.1 km)
Caramel Center
Supermarket, The Torch (0.1 km)
Carrefour Market
Supermarket, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.2 km)
restaurant Restaurants & Bars
Shami Gourmet
Restaurant, The Torch (0.1 km)
Deniz
Restaurant, The Torch (0.1 km)
Observatory Bar & Grill
Restaurant, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel and Suites (0.1 km)
The Croft
Restaurant, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel and Suites (0.1 km)
local_pharmacy Clinics & Pharmacies
Al Manara Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Elite Residence (0.1 km)
Life Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Elite Residence (0.1 km)
Aster Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Marina Pinnacle (0.1 km)
Skin Laundry
Medical clinic, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.2 km)
spa Salons & Spas
Nail Me Ladies spa
Ladies' salon, Emirates Crown (0.1 km)
Persahs Gents Spa
Spa, Emirates Crown (0.1 km)
Cyclone Haircare For Men
Men's salon, Emirates Crown (0.1 km)
Version Francaise Hair & Beauty
Ladies' salon, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel and Suites (0.1 km)
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Wag Pet Care
Pet shop, Emirates Crown (0.1 km)
Ascot Fine Tailors
Tailoring shop, The Torch (0.1 km)
City Star Laundry
Laundrette, Marina Pinnacle (0.1 km)
5asec Textile Expert
Tailoring shop, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.2 km)
fitness_center Gyms & Fitness Studios
Fitness First
Gym, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.2 km)
Stretch.com
Gym, The Residences at Marina Gate (0.2 km)
NRG Fitness
Gym, Marina Towers (0.5 km)
Sweat
Gym, Marina Towers (0.5 km)

For a full analysis of all outlets and amenities in the wider area visit our Dubai Marina Amenities guide.


Local Schools

Princess Tower has many schools nearby including Regent International School at 2.7 km and Emirates International School Meadows at 2.8 km.

In terms of performance there are seven schools nearby that have achieved either of two highest government inspection rating of 'Very Good' or 'Outstanding' including Dubai College which has a rating of 'Outstanding' and GEMS Dubai American Academy which also has a rating of 'Outstanding'.

Regent International School
2.7 km, The Greens
AED 52,000  •  British
Emirates International School Meadows
2.8 km, The Meadows
AED 51,500  •  IB
The International School of Choueifat Dubai
3.2 km, Al Sufouh
AED 28,000  •  SABIS
Dubai College
3.3 km, Al Sufouh
AED 86,000  •  British

Things to Do

We've partnered with LadiesNightDubai.com and BrunchCrunch.ae to give an overview of the current Ladies Nights and Brunch offers in the vicinity of Princess Tower.

Queens' Social, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel and Suites • Ladies Night • Observatory Bar & Grill (0.1 km)
Oeno, Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort • Ladies Night • Oeno (0.4 km)
Sky High Brunch, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel and Suites • Observatory Bar & Grill (0.1 km)
Barasti Ladies Day
Ladies Day •  9:00am
Barasti Bar & Grill (0.4 km)
Dulce Maria
Ladies Night •  7:00pm
Toro Toro (0.5 km)
Flirty Qwerty
Ladies Night •  6:00pm
Qwerty (0.6 km)
Mr. Miyagi's
Ladies Night •  5:00pm
Mr. Miyagi's (0.6 km)
Saturday Brunch Nation
Brunch • Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel and Suites
The Croft (0.1 km)
Siesta Brunch
Brunch • Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort
El Sur (0.4 km)
Bubbalicious
Brunch • Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort
Mina's Kitchen (0.4 km)
The Grosvenor House Family Brunch
Brunch • Grosvenor House Hotel
Sloanes (0.4 km)

Nearby neighbourhoods

Explore communities that are either adjacent or close to Princess Tower.

Dubai Media City
Dubai Media City (0.8 km)
A mixed-use business park in a media and information technology freezone, with cafes, banks, pharmacies and car hire facilities nearby.
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Jumeirah Beach Residence
Jumeirah Beach Residence (1.4 km)
The biggest residential quarter in the world - 35 towers able to house 15,000 people on a 1.7km stretch between Dubai Marina and the sea.
Read more
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Jumeirah Lakes Towers (1.9 km)
87 towers arranged in clusters around three lakes and a park, comprising commercial, residential, hotels, shops and leisure facilities. 
Read more
The Meadows
The Meadows (2.1 km)
Over 1,800 villas set among mature tree-lined streets and scenic lakes, with playgrounds, swimming pools and a community centre.
Read more
The Views
The Views (2.4 km)
Ten clusters of apartment towers and villas set around a lake, with lake views on one side and views over the golf course on the other.
Read more
The Greens
The Greens (2.5 km)
An established development alongside The Emirates Golf Club. The residential accommodation is housed in ten mid-rise complexes.
Read more
The Lakes
The Lakes (2.6 km)
A collection of detached villas and townhouses with parks, lakes, children’s play areas, swimming pools and BBQ areas.
Read more
Princess Tower Milestones
Construction Started
2005
Date Completed
2012
Companies Associated with Princess Tower
Developer: Tameer Holdings
Architectural Consultant: Eng. Adnan Saffarini

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