Planning to visit Doha this year? If the answer is yes, you’ll be joining the 850,000+ visitors who headed to Qatar in 2017, many of whom stayed in Doha. It’s easy to see why tourists are jetting into this stylish capital city, there’s wonderful shopping, inspiring cultural attractions and mouth-watering restaurants to be enjoyed. And let’s not forget the luxurious and lavish hotels that can be called home during your stay. Read on for our shortlist of the most opulent and stylish hotels in Doha…
Mondrian Doha brings new definition to modern luxury. The stunning hotel features 211 bedrooms and 59 suites, each offering unrivalled comfort, luxury and an opulent finish. Designed by Marcel Wanders, Mondrian’s 27 floors possess a majestic look and feel, with architectural and design surprises hidden throughout the hotel. Perhaps epitomizing the sheer elegance and class of the Mondrian most distinctively is the 2,000sqm ballroom that comes complete with its own 24K gold elevator.
And it isn’t just the design of the property that is such a wonder to behold, the hotel’s dining and leisure facilities are equally enticing to guests. Mondrian’s choice of restaurants spans global cuisine at its finest, encompassing Japanese, Californian, Middle Eastern and more. World-renowned chefs Wolfgang Puck and Masaharu Morimoto are behind two of Mondrian’s delectable dining venues.
For relaxing and unwinding, Mondrian has a shimmering ‘Secret Garden’ ESPA providing a selection of face and body treatments that will soothe both body and mind. A fully-equipped gym also offers guests a cutting-edge space for an altogether different workout of body and mind.
With its striking combination of luxury, opulence, contemporary design and exquisite style, Mondrian Doha guarantees guests an unforgettable stay.
Room rates start from approx. 1100 QAR.
Situated in the buzzing West Bay of Doha, W Doha Hotel & Residences is a sleek, modern property that boasts impressive views of the Arabian Gulf. With 442 rooms and suites, W Doha can cater to an impressively large number of guests, most of whom are drawn to the hotel by its eye-catching interiors, great array of facilities and excellent location.
Rooms and suites are intriguingly name Spectacular, Marvelous and Cool Corner, building a sense of expectation, which they competently deliver on with their plush furnishings and panoramic views. The accommodation doesn’t disappoint and neither do the dining venues in the hotel. Restaurants and lounges are all decidedly stylish and offer everything from Arabic and Asian to Italian and International cuisine.
There’s also a fabulous Bliss Spa, which specializes in delivering ‘super-effective services in a fun no attitude atmosphere’. A state-of-the-art FIT gym and WET pool round out the leisure facilities and ensure that guests have plenty of ways to while away their downtime.
Stepping outside of the hotel, there’s also lots of attractions for guests to enjoy. A myriad cultural, shopping and entertainment venues can all be discovered within close proximity to W Doha.
For hotel that buzzes with life in a stylish city location, look no further than W Doha.
Room rates start from approx. 700 QAR.
La Cigale Hotel
La Cigale is located in the heart of Doha’s business district, but that doesn’t mean this hotel is all form and function. Modern sophistication and contemporary cool is much more the style of this property. There’s superb attention to detail around the hotel, and an array of eye-catching features that provide plenty of talking points.
There’s 225 rooms and suites, each offering guests a warm, luxurious stay. High design and high-tech combine in the accommodation space, ensuring that every guest need is superbly catered to.
There’s no shortage of dining or entertainment options either. With 11 restaurants and lounges to select from, everything from Italian and Japanese to Lebanese and Oriental is available to satiate taste buds. Opt for casual dining or fine dining, light bites or a full-on three course meal.
Take some time to enjoy La Cigale’s blissful Ozone Spa and surrender body and mind to relaxation. Alternatively, go all out in the gym with a full body workout, before venturing out to discover Doha.
Sophisticated, modern, luxuriously comfortable and centrally located, La Cigale abounds with style and substance.
Prices start from approx. 740 QAR
The Torch Doha
Living up to its name, The Torch Doha really does light up the hotel scene in Doha. Modern, luxurious and with an incredibly commanding exterior design (and currently the tallest hotel in Qatar), the property really makes the most of its 51 floors.
The Torch’s 163 rooms and suites possess a sleek contemporary look and are equipped with cutting-edge technology to ensure guests have an effortless and desirably comfortable in-room experience.
The hotel’s breath-taking panoramic views of Doha and impressive accommodation aren’t the only things to get guests in a spin though. The Torch features Qatar’s only revolving restaurant Three Sixty. Located on the 47th floor, the vista is as exciting as the international fare served within the restaurant. Should you tire of the gorgeous views, there are several other restaurants in which to appease hunger pangs.
With its location in the heart of Aspire Zone, Doha’s Sports City, it’s no surprise either to discover the hotel boasts a state-of-the-art gym and stunning cantilevered swimming pool on the 19th floor.
The hotel’s prime location also sees it connected to the large and popular shopping mall Villagio, and just 20 minutes from many of the capital’s main sightseeing hotspots.
The Torch Doha delivers more than just a view with its warm Qatari hospitality and fabulous facilities.
Room rates start from approx. 750 QAR.
The Ritz-Carlton Doha
The Ritz-Carlton Doha is an exclusive island resort that superbly marries contemporary luxury with the traditional warmth of Middle Eastern hospitality. The 5-star resort has an idyllic beachside location on the West Bay Lagoon and encompasses 374 guest rooms, 42 club rooms and 61 suites, a spa, gym and eight restaurants and lounges.
Rooms and suites have been elegantly fitted out with plush furnishings and a finite attention to detail. While every space is replete with modern conveniences, they are discretely designed and perfectly in keeping with luxuriant feel of the décor.
Dining venues take guests on both a culinary and visual journey. From seafood beside the seashore to French bistro dining with panoramic views, there’s plenty to enjoy.
Relax in the hotel’s spa and treat yourself to one of its extensive seashell or pearl-inspired experiences. For a more active experience, get heart and muscles pumping in The Ritz-Carlton’s spacious gym or do laps in one of its indoor or outdoor pools.
If you desire a break filled with Middle Eastern charm and luxurious opulence, check out The Ritz-Carlton Doha.
Room rates start from approx. 880 QAR.