The Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai is often referred to as “the world’s only 7-Star hotel.” And now you can see why. The hotel has announced that it will be giving 24-carat gold-plated iPads to guests at check-in. The iPad will act as a “virtual concierge” for the hotel’s guests, with information like maps, housekeeping services, spa services, and more.

Guests will be required to give the iPads back when they check out, unless they choose to purchase it (there’s no word on the cost). The gold-plated iPad isn’t the only Apple product that the Burj Al Arab’s guests can enjoy: each of its 202 rooms has an iMac as well.

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