Doha, the largest city and the capital of Qatar, has emerged as one of the most visited places in the Middle-East with almost 1.5 million tourists visiting it every year. This Middle-East destination, is not only illustrious for it’s grand shopping malls, but here one can indulge in thrilling desert activities and take pleasure in looking at the sandy beaches, and the radiant sea. The city is best known for its multicultural cuisines, architectural marvels and enthralling museums and will be the home of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
If you are planning a trip to the Middle East, then Doha should certainly be on your list. This city has, things in abundance, for you to experience. So, here we have curated a list of best twenty hotels that you can consider while you are there.
Located in the centre of Downtown Doha, this hotel is within walking distance to the top attractions of the city like National Museum of Qatar and Souq Waqif. Their rooms are built in a modern manner, blended with Qatari heritage. The in-house restaurant serves delicious Mediterranean food. The hotel provides a wide range of wellness facilities like indoor heated pool Spa and Sauna. It is the perfect address for you to experience the finest luxuries.
Located along the glittering West Bay Lagoon, the rooms of this luxurious are well-lit and huge with a slight touch of ancient Islamic art. The hotel has a gym, outdoor pool, spa, bar, nightclub and opulent high-end restaurants. One should definitely dine-in at these restaurant and it would be highly recommended to book your tables, in advance. The hotel is indeed a paradise for all the foodies and the chain is known throughout the world for it's high quality.
If your idea of a good time is; having sumptuous meals and looking at the beautiful beach views, then Four Seasons is the perfect hotel for you. It has sea-view rooms with big balconies which act as a perfect spot for you to witness the sunrise in the morning. They have the best pool in Doha. The in-house restaurants, are worth dying for, and the buffet is one of a kind, in the entire town. A visit to their Spa is a must.
The St. Regis is an ethereal and elegant resort, by the ocean. It is built in a classic yet modern manner, with an Arabic touch. All the guests are entitled to a complimentary butler service, for the entire duration of their stay. All the rooms are sea-facing and this feature gives this hotel an edge over the others. It boasts of an Olympic-sized swimming pool and a spa. If you are looking for opulent food and remarkable surroundings, then this place is definitely, the best for you.
Al Messila Resort & Spa, is a luxury resort in Doha, offering an unmatched lifestyle, wellness and gourmandising excellence in a “private palace” style setting, where you are welcomed with the distinctive warmth of Qatari culture. The resort is located in proximity of Gold Souk, Doha Corniche and the Gulf mall. The resort has 152 rooms, suites and premium villas, each accompanied with a personal pool, garden and butler service. The entire resort is surrounded with native Mimosa and Acacia trees, which adds to its aesthetic appeal. This is a fantastic resort to stay in during your trip.
Marriott Marquis is a newly opened hotel in the City Centre in the West Bay, but their services are as remarkable as those of an old established hotel. All rooms offer a lovely view of the city. The hotel has all the amenities that one would expect from a high-end hotel. It boasts of a huge rooftop pool and offers you direct access to the City Centre Mall. This is an ideal hotel for those, who love to shop.
Ritz-Carlton is one of the oldest hotels in Doha, and even today, it’s staff and management, go the extra mile, to offer you the best hospitality and luxurious experience. It is located near Lagoona Mall, which makes it an ideal place for all the shopaholics. The hotel has one of the most beautiful landscapes in Doha, with different types of trees, all around the place. There are luxurious in-house restaurants, indoor pools and a spa.
This fancy hotel, built in the shape of a torch, is located near Villaggio Mall and Khalifa Stadium. It is home to a 360 degree revolving restaurant which offers paranomical views of the city. Is also has an infinity pool and a health club. All the rooms in The Torch, are fully automated and everything, including the lights, air conditioners, etc. are controlled with an iPad. The Flying Carpet restaurant offers delicious food and has a chić decor. The in-house restaurants also offer Mediterranean and Italian cuisines.
Sharq Village and Spa, is a resort by Ritz-Carlton, located along the Arabian Gulf. It is built in a traditional colonial manner and it highlights the culture of rural Qatar. It is one of the closest resorts to the Doha Airport. The in-house Sixth Senses Spa is worth a visit and it offers plush-old relaxing services. All the rooms have attached terraces and private swimming pools. The hotel has an unique rural ambience, making it one of its kind.
Al Jasra Boutique Hotel
Al Jasra is a modern hotel located in Ali Bin Abdullah Street in Souq Waqif. It has a graceful atmosphere. It has very big, quiet and lush rooms with aloft ceilings. All the rooms have a lounge area, study and a kitchen. The in-house restaurants; Al Sanbouk and Argan are famous for their food in the entire city. However, Liquor is not served at this hotel.
This is one of the best value hotels in Doha. It is located in Al Rawabi Street, Al Saad. The room price is inclusive of wifi and breakfast, which is unusual in Doha. The ambience of the hotel reflects and highlights Qatari culture with age old paintings hung all over the place. There are two in-house restaurants that serve local cuisine but do not serve alcohol.
Formerly known as The Ramada, Radisson Blu is a famous landmark in Doha. This hotel is a good option for the cost-conscious, as it is cheaper in terms of price, than most of the beach resorts. The hotel is located away from the centre but it offers a shuttle service which makes travelling around the city, convenient. The hotel has many restaurants and bars; the Italian eatery being the most famous one.
This hotel is centrally located and is easily accessible from all the parts of the city. It has one of the tallest towers in the entire city with 56 floors. All the rooms offer a lovely view of the city. All the rooms are big and spacious and are equipped with all the modern amenities. The rooftop pool on the 46th floor offers a very serene view. And one must not forget to visit the rooftop restaurants on the 56th floor. While booking this hotel, be careful to not confuse it with the InterContinental Beach Resort.
Dapper Gardens, Clinquant Chandeliers and Classical Music make for a grand stay at this seaside resort. The in-house restaurants are excellent and the staff are very friendly and welcoming. Ask for a seaside or sea view room for an ultimate experience. All the rooms have attached balconies or terraces. The Hotel is built on the beautiful West Bay Lagoon, which makes it a visual delight for the eyes.
InterContinental Beach Resort is a beach side resort, which is perfect for families. The resort boasts of its 500 metre beach, the longest in Doha. There are many family-friendly restaurants on their premises which serve international cuisines. They have big spacious rooms which are equipped with all the modern facilities. You should ask for a sea side room, preferably on the higher floors, to witness a mesmerising morning view. The hotel is famous for hosting events like; Oktoberfest, Christmas, etc. So, you must make sure to check with the reception, for such events
Hilton is a luxurious hotel located in the centre of the city, near the Corniche and The City Centre Mall. They offer generously big rooms which are well-ventilated and spacious. The large pool and the beach with a direct access make it an ideal choice for couples. This hotel has more than 300 rooms and suites that overlook the spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf.
Located on it’s own cloistered, private island, Marsa Malaz Kempinski is a luxury hotel located at The Pearl. This hotel exhibits fine European architecture blended with Arabian elements. The Plush, Elegant rooms have a serene decor and have an attached balcony or terrace with a view of either The Pearl or The Arabian Gulf. The bar on the terrace offers panoramic views and is the perfect place to watch sunsets.
Nestled in the heart of Doha, this hotel is in walking distance to Souq Waqif, connected through a pedestrian underpass. The hotel’s 24 hour concierge is always there to arrange excursions around the city. The infinity rooftop bar is open on selected days and also serves alcohol. The restaurants Sofra and Le Colonial specialise in International cuisines and also offer a special menu for kids. The rooms have all the facilities that one can think of. In addition to an outdoor pool and a spa, the hotel also has hot springs.
Located in the centre of West Bay, this hotel is located in proximity to the Corniche and the Doha Convention Centre. They offer a variety of deluxe rooms and 1-3 bedroom suites with tailor-made customised furniture from Italy. Their finest eatery, The Social, has indoor and outdoor seating and offers to you, the best of Western and Mediterranean cuisines. Their splendid Mashrabiya Lounge offers an opulent coffee experience.
Located in Doha’s Diplomatic area, Dusit Hotel offers 357 forms of accommodation ranging from private suites to luxurious suites. All the rooms have wifi, hot tubs, fireplaces, study, etc. The hotel has a 24 hour health club and a spa that offers relaxing services like Thai massages, facials and the spa is equipped with steam rooms and a sauna. There are several restaurants, bars and cafes that offer a variety of international cuisines and beverages.
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