The world's largest hotel is set to open in Saudi Arabia next year
The world's largest hotel is opening in Saudi Arabia in 2017. The architectural marvel will have 10,000 rooms.
Five floors of the hotel will be reserved just for the Saudi royal family.
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It's being built about a mile from Islam's most sacred site, the Masjid Al-Haram.
Over 20,000,000 million people visit Mecca each year with a record number of Muslims visiting the city during Ramadan last year.
The hotel will have 12 towers ranging from 20 to 48 stories, a shopping mall, 70 restaurants and four helipads.
Construction is already underway and will cost $3.5 billion to built. Many project that it won't open until 2018 due to its sheer size.
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