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by Allen J. Sheinman | November 30, 2012
The list

These properties have plenty of altitude, and yes, most of them are in Dubai. Here, courtesy of the Skyscraper Center (skyscrapercenter.com), aka the Global Tall Building Database of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, is the current tally of tallest buildings, at least 80 percent of whose occupied height is devoted to hotel use.

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 1, United Arab Emirates: 1,166 feet high, 82 stories (opened Nov. 11, 2012)
Rose Rayhaan by Rotana, Dubai: 1,093 feet high, 71 stories
Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai: 1,053 feet high, 60 stories
Jumeirah Emirates Tower 2, Dubai: 1,014 feet high, 56 stories
Balyoke Tower II, Bangkok, Thailand: 997 feet high, 85 stories
Khalid Al Attar Tower 2, Dubai: 965 feet high, 66 stories
Hotel JAL Tower, Dubai: 883 feet high, 60 stories
Lan Kou Grand Hyatt Hotel, Chongqing, China: 846 feet high, 60 stories
Centara Grand Hotel, Bangkok: 771 feet high, 57 stories
Regal Palace Hotel, Dongguan, China: 755 feet high, 53 stories