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If first impressions are everything, then the hotel you pick on holiday is critical to your perception of your trip. Whether you’re arriving under the cloak of the night or eagerly dropping your bags off midday to hit the city centre, the hotel is your first stop in a new place. As such, you may want to stay somewhere emblematic of the destination. For Doha, Qatar‘s city centre, this could be The W Hotel, which shows off its luxury offerings or the Alwadi Hotel, which sits next to cultural landmarks. Ahead, the best hotels in Qatar to book in 2022, from luxury resorts with poolside offerings to boutique hotels with unique trappings.

Mondrian Doha


Get the luxury experience so sought after on holiday by booking one of the suites at the Mondrian Doha. The hotel has plenty of facilities to indulge in during your stay, such as a spa treatment at ESPA (the hotel’s stylish wellness centre) and international cuisines at the hotel’s restaurant, Walima. We recommend pairing the hotel’s complimentary breakfast with a late check-out on your last day for a fully relaxing experience.

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Whether you’re keen to lounge poolside with a mixed drink or enjoy dressing up for an evening of fine cuisine, Le Royal Méridien Doha will not disappoint. This new shiny hotel in Qatar comes with a pool surrounded by the trappings of a tropical outdoor ambience and an Anatolian-inspired restaurant, Yedi by Chef Esat, to book your table in the evening.

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With its grand Gulf views and high-end spa, the W Doha Hotel is a strong match for anyone seeking a luxury experience in Doha, Qatar. The hotel also offers a premier dining experience with its Italian cuisine prepared by Paper Moon at La Spiga. With suites with panoramic city views and high-energy interior design, it’s an obvious choice for your next trip to Qatar.

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One step into the St. Regis Doha transports you into a lavish oasis for your first trip to Qatar. The luxury resort offers a private beach area, pool and tennis court for its guests, who are welcome to book a treatment at the hotel’s Remede Spa for some downtime during their trip. 

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From its rooftop lounge to its pool bar, you can trust that you’ll start your holiday in Qatar’s city centre off right at the Alwadi Hotel Doha. Located next to Qatar’s iconic Souq Waqif, it’s an ideal hotel for people who love exploring the city’s best offerings.  

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With its private beach and high-end spa, the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha is a strong choice for anyone who likes to unwind. Enjoy the hotel’s bar by the pool during your downtime and book a table for the hotel’s award-winning Friday Brunch at Nobu.

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