From being the world's 3rd largest natural gas and oil reserve, Qatar has also successfully established a very good reputation in the construction sphere. And not long enough, it is now raising its name in the Tourism Industry.
To name a few in Qatar's Tourism Industry particularly with Luxury Hotels all around the region, I have listed here its Best 5-star Hotels and some with resorts in no particular order.
All stated information and photos in this article were gathered from Booking.com. You can direct to the hotel's official website for their latest rates or visit Booking.com for great deals and discounted prices.
The Torch Doha
Situated in a torch-shaped building in Doha, this hotel features a revolving restaurant, panoramic views across the city and a mood light system with 12 different colors. It includes an infinity pool, health club and beauty parlour.
All accommodations at The Torch Doha come with air conditioning, a minibar, private bathroom and a free Wi-Fi. Breakfast is served daily at the Flying Carpet restaurant with its chic décor, including flying carpets. For dinner, guests can enjoy Italian pastas and Mediterranean meats.
The Torch is connected by a walkway to Villaggio Mall.
Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel
Set in a high-rise, this luxurious 5-star hotel in central Doha features panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf. It has direct access to a private beach, 9 dining outlets and a temperature-controlled swimming pool. The rooms at the Sheraton Doha Resort are decorated in warm colors. They feature a balcony with views of the gardens or the sea.
The Doha Resort’s 9 restaurants offer Middle Eastern, Italian and Asian specialties as well as themed buffets and beachfront dining. The hotel’s rooftop restaurant offers Arabic cuisine and scenic views.
Guests of the Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel can enjoy a range of leisure and recreational facilities, including tennis courts, squash courts and a gym featuring state-of-the-art equipment.
It is only 2 km from the City Center Shopping Mall and offers free private parking on site.
Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl
Located in an island at The Pearl- Qatar, Marsa Malaz Kempinski offers a private beach, outdoor pools and a Spa by Clarins. This hotel features palatial corridors, free WiFi and a complimentary butler service.
All rooms feature fine European architecture blended with traditional Arabian elements. Each one includes a balcony or a terrace overlooking the Arabian Gulf, The Pearl or the property surroundings.
You can find here 11 fine restaurants and lounges serving diverse global authentic cuisines to suit all tastes.
Qatar International Exhibition Centre is 4 km from the hotel and Qatar Sports Club Stadium is 10 minutes away by car. Hamad International Airport is located 15 km from the property.
Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara
Situated on Banana Island, a 20-minute luxury ferry ride from Doha, Banana Island Resort features 800-metre private beach, Anantara Spa, 9 dining options and a lagoon pool. A cinema theatre is also available for guests entertainment.
The elegant accommodation is decorated with Arabic design and features a view of the Arabian Sea. Each includes a flat-screen TV, an outdoor seating area and a minibar. The villas comes with a large living room. The bathroom has Anantara signature amenities, a bathtub and a shower.
Savory dining options includes Riva - a contemporary Italian restaurant that serves delectable fresh seafood and meat dishes in a trattoria setting. Al Nahham serves aromatic Arabic-Mediterranean cuisine with panoramic view over Doha skyline. Exotic mocktails are served by the pool bar.
The coral reefs and the marine life around the island can be explored through diving and snorkeling trips, available at a surcharge. A golf course and a tennis court are also available.To keep the younger guests entertained, Cool Mint Children’s Club and Peppermint Teens’ Club have a wide range of toys and interactive games.
Guests can visit the Corniche promenade and Souq Waqif which are 20 minutes from Banana Island by ferry.
W Doha Hotel & Residences
Just 200 metres from Corniche Promenade and City Center Shopping Mall, this design hotel offers stylish rooms with satellite TV. It features an outdoor pool, spa centre and on-site restaurants.
The air-conditioned rooms at W Doha Hotel are equipped with an iPod docking station, minibar, hairdryer and tea/coffee-making facilities. Each has a work desk and a private bathroom with bathtub.
They also offer several dining options, covering both regional and international cuisine. Guests can relax at the poolside bar or enjoy a cocktail at the Crystal Lounge.
Guests can have a massage and try specialised health treatments at Bliss Spa. Lounge pools, sauna and a steam room are also available.
This hotel is less than 20.7 km away from Hamad International Airport. Free private on-site parking is available.
Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha
With an ideal location on the Corniche at the prestigious West Bay area, this 5-star deluxe hotel offers spacious rooms, inspired dining options and a luxury spa. The contemporary rooms have flat-screen TVs. Hamad International Airport is 20 minutes' drive away from the hotel.
All spacious rooms at Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha have a seating area and a kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities. Each bathroom is equipped with modern bathroom amenities.
The state-of-the art Bay View 26 Wellness Centre overlooks the city and the Arabian Gulf. It features a hot tub and massage therapies. Guests can relax further in the indoor pool and the sauna. For children, Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha offers a playroom.
When dining, guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner options, as well as Friday Family Brunch at ForKnife. Modern Lebanese cuisine is served at Al Balad restaurant located on the lobby level. Lime Tree Lobby Lounge served snacks and refreshments, as well as a special cigar menu.
Four Seasons Hotel Doha
Located in the heart of a dynamic capital, Four Seasons Hotel Doha offers luxurious accommodation with its own private beach and exclusive marina. It also features 5 different pools including grotto pools and an award-winning Spa & Wellness Center. Four Seasons Hotel Doha is a haven for business travelers and pleasure seekers to Qatar.
The hotel boasts of contemporary and stylishly-designed rooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf or the city of Doha.
Guests have an exciting collection of dining offerings such as world largest Nobu: serving new style Japanese cuisines and Il Teatro as the city's Italian restaurant of choice. The Pool Grill set on the water’s edge offers a panoramic view of the Gulf while the Shisha Terrace overlooks the marina and provides true Arabic food and wide selections of Shisha flavors.
Luxurious treatment with world-class service at Four Seasons Hotel Doha. The three-story spa offers an extensive variety of facial and body treatments as well as a comprehensive beauty salon. Guests can work out in the fitness center, take yoga or spinning classes, or play a game of tennis or squash.
Grand Hyatt Doha
The elegant Grand Hyatt Doha features traditional Arabian architecture, indoor and outdoor pools and a private beach area. It is 2 minutes’ drive from Doha Golf Club.
The bright, airy accommodation features a balcony looking the Arabian Gulf or Doha city centre. Some units offer a kitchen and a seating area while each unit is fitted with contemporary furnishings.
For those who like to keep in shape, Grand Hyatt Doha offers a well-equipped gym and aerobics classes. Guests can unwind with a massage treatment, in the sauna or in the hot tub.
Several dining options are available at Doha Grand Hyatt. Rocca offers Mediterranean cuisine and views of the landscaped garden and West Bay Lagoon. At night, Rocca features a DJ for a lively atmosphere.
Thai specialities are prepared in the open plan kitchens at Isaan. Fine wines are served at the hotel’s main bar, Dunes.
The St. Regis Doha
This 5-star hotel features a private beach area, an outdoor swimming pool, and tennis courts. All air-conditioned rooms have views of the Arabian Gulf and private marble bathrooms.
The spacious, modern suites at the St. Regis Doha include a 42-inch flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station. The bathroom is stocked with Remède toiletries and comes with a deep soaking tub and a separate rain shower.
The St. Regis offers 10 restaurants including 2 restaurants by Gordon Ramsay. The premises contain a number of bars, including Jazz At Lincoln Center.
Concorde Hotel Doha
Concorde Hotel Doha features an outdoor swimming pool and an equipped fitness centre. It has a 24-hour reception and a restaurant.
Free Wi-Fi is available in all spacious rooms and suites, each accommodation also offers air conditioning, a TV and a safe.
Souq Waqif is only a 5-minute drive away. Doha’s City Center Mall and the Villaggio Mall are both less than 13 km away from Concorde Doha. The Corniche is an 8-minute drive away.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel
Centrally located in Doha's West Bay, this 5-star deluxe hotel offers spacious rooms and suites and is directly connected to the City Center Mall in Doha’s Diplomatic Area.
Featuring a view of Doha skylines and Arabian Sea, a tea/coffee maker and a minibar are available in Marriott Marquis City Center Doha's well-appointed rooms. Each has a desk and a laptop safe box. A bathrobe, toiletries, and a hairdryer are in the private bathroom.
Marriott Marquis City Center Doha features Brazilian and Italian cuisine. There is a large Champions sport bar with individual TV rooms.There is also a pool snack-bar and Glo Bar serving a variety of exotic cocktails. Aziza and Shisha Lounge offering Arabic cuisine in a traditional ambiance.
This property offers an Olympic size outdoor swimming pool and a large sunbed terrace. It also includes an Indoor heated pool at 44th floor and offers spectacular Doha views.Beauty treatments and massages are offered at the Saray Spa, and guests can work out in the fitness center featuring personal trainer.
Qatar Exhibition Center and Qatar Financial Center are across the street within walking distance from the hotel.
InterContinental Doha Hotel
Located on its own private beach, the InterContinental Doha Hotel offers 5-star luxury in the West Bay area of Doha. The InterContinental has a large outdoor swimming pool, and guests can enjoy free WiFi throughout the property and rooms.
The lavish hotel features flood-lit tennis courts, squash courts and beach volleyball. The Bay Club is the hotel's fitness centre and overlooks the pool area.
Younger guests can have fun at the outdoor children’s pool and playground as well as indoor play room with games and activities.
The hotel offers 5 restaurants serving international and local cuisine, from caviar to steaks. There are also 2 bars on site and guests can enjoy champagne and traditional French chocolates.
The Ritz-Carlton, Doha
Nestled on the shores of the Arabian Sea, the Ritz-Carlton resort boasts a world-class spa, modern fitness centre and eight elegant restaurants and bars. The property also features indoor and outdoor swimming pools and lush landscaped gardens.
The scenic views from the guest rooms take in Qatar peninsula and Doha’s skyline. Each of the rooms and suites are elegantly appointed in a contemporary style and feature opulent fabrics and striking calligraphy pieces adorning the walls.
The Lagoon restaurant, with its open kitchen, features a varied all-day buffet dining, combining Continental, Arabic and Far Eastern flavors. Porcini presents an authentic Italian cuisine. While the signature La Mer restaurant offers contemporary French dining, complemented by panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf from its 23rd floor location.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa blends the elements of the sea and desert together to create a range of signature spa treatments.
The hotel specializes in pairing ideal meeting venues with impeccable service and large MICE facilities with dedicated entrance and all facilities include break-out rooms located on the same floor on the lobby level. A dedicated Conference Concierge and professional meeting coordinators work tirelessly to ensure groups will be refreshed, inspired and energized by gathering here.
Crowne Plaza Doha - Business Park
Featuring a rooftop pool, 5-star Crowne Plaza Doha Business Park offers a business centre, spa and fitness centre. With a 24-hour reception, it is 5 minutes drive from Doha International Airport.
Overlooking Doha or The Globe in the business park, each spacious room and suite offers luxury bedding. The modern, private bathrooms provide bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries.
Middle Eastern, European and Brazilian cuisine is served at the 6 on-site restaurants, one located by the pool. There is also a cocktail bar and 24-hour room service. Executive Club and King Suite guests have access to the Club Lounge where breakfast, afternoon snacks and happy hours are provided.
Set in the financial district, Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park Doha is a 5-minute drive from bustling Souq Waqif and 7-minute drive from the Corniche.
La Cigale Hotel
La Cigale Hotel offers luxury accommodation with free WiFi, a wellness centre with 6 treatment rooms. It is a 10-minute drive from Hamad International Airport.
All rooms have deluxe bedding such as goose down duvets and a pillow menu. Modern amenities including 40-inch interactive flat-screen TV with cable channels and keyboard are provided for each room.
At Le Centrale Restaurant, guests can enjoy light Mediterranean cuisines from its à la carte menu. Sky View bar, which is located on the 15th floor, features speciality wines and panoramic city views.
Hotel La Cigale is less than 5 km away from Corniche Road and its beachfront cafés and attractions. Doha’s shopping venues and centres are less than 10 minutes’ drive away.
Reference and source of information: Booking.com
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