tallest residence, and the world's second tallest hotel. Tallest hotels in Dubai. Name Height* ft (m) Floors Year* (est.) Notes Dubai City Tower 2,400 metres (7,900 ft) Also Known as Dubai Vertical City 192 Dubai City Tower will be the tallest tower ever built by man when completed. Also the tallest hotel on a man made island and also the tallest hotel on an island. On hold edit This table lists buildings that were at one time under construction in Dubai and were expected to rise at least 180 metres (591 ft) in height, but are now on hold. 7, the history of skyscrapers in Dubai began with the construction. The "Year" column indicates the year in which a building was completed. The second-tallest building in Dubai is the 425-metre (1,394 ft).