AN OASIS OF ELEGANCE: THE RITZ-CARLTON, DOHA. Located on its own exclusive island in the prestigious West Bay Lagoon district, the hotel offers sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf, the iconic Pearl and the emerging skyline of Lusail City, and is 40 minutes’ drive from Hamad International Airport.
The Ritz-Carlton, Doha offers 374 guestrooms including 42 Club-level rooms, 61 suites and 4 Grand Amiri suites, with sea or city views and its magnificent indoor and outdoor swimming pools with swim-up bar, whirlpool, plunge pool and children’s pool. In addition, the hotel boasts its 235-slip marina with clubhouse for boat and 8 slip marina for jet ski.
The focal point of the diamond-shaped main lobby is a 7.5 metre Viennese chandelier whose 2,000 plus crystals illuminate an intricately patterned stone carpet floor. The chandelier hangs directly over a Moorish-inspired fountain in the lobby’s center. Richly textured 18th century tapestries, elaborate applications of gold and silver leaf and graceful arched doorways recall the splendour of royal palaces. Richly hued, Chippendale sofas and Regency chairs stand in colourful contrast to the crisp white walls and ceilings. Full-length windows frame the outdoor scenery of sun, sand and sea. Grand marble staircases lead from the lobby to the garden and pool area.
To bring a sense of intimacy to the hotel’s interior, designer John David Edison of Toronto, Canada, has created individual and unique environments throughout the square framed corridors. Lined with more than 30 varieties of stone and Italian marble, the intricate corridors lead to areas with their own distinctive identity and “sense of place”.
As part of the hotel’s ongoing efforts to upgrade our service and facilities, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha unveils a re-imagined experience with a new design of rooms and suites that reflects the property’s refined ambiance and distinct offering of luxury accommodations with its warm residential feel, state-of-the-art entertainment technology and spacious Tuscan marble welcoming the guests to French oak hardwood floors.
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The Club Lounge on the 23rd floor, the focal point of The Ritz-Carlton Club® Level has been transformed to offer guests with a new private lounge experience as it redefines the luxury hotel experience, combining intimacy, comfort and exclusivity with the highest personal service only for Club Level guests. Guests can enjoy bespoke hospitality in an exclusive “hotel within a hotel” with unique amenities and continuous culinary offerings enjoyed through the day, making it the ideal place to conduct business, plan a family outing, or simply unwind. It is the first of its kind in the Middle East region, boasting privacy and elegance and is designed around a modern residence interior concept. The space is elegantly sectioned to five areas: Warm Welcome, In Residence, Library, The Dining Room and The Kitchen. Moreover, the club lounge is available for the club level guests for 24 hours which includes access to personalized services consist of personal check-in and check-out, exclusive afternoon tea, dedicated multi-lingual club concierge and more.
The Ritz-Carlton, Doha offers guests a feast for the senses in its range of distinctive food and beverage facilities. High atop the 23rd floor, La Mer features Modern French cuisine and with its new La Mer Bistro – a quintessence of the traditional French Bistro: A comfortable, dynamic and casual yet elegant social place surrounded by the panoramic view of the Doha Skyline.
Experience a little piece of Italy in a classic yet refined ambience with a selection of antipasti, classic Italian dishes, fresh pastas, handmade pizzas, and homemade desserts at Porcini; The Lagoon features a casual dining in generous surroundings is brightened with natural sunshine. Even more opulent, the extravagant buffet in Doha offers a blend of Continental, Arabic and Far Eastern cuisines; La Dolce Vita Pastry Shop displays freshly baked cakes, cookies, sweets, in addition to a variety of sandwiches and quiches; and Admiral’s Club offers a bar and a casual menu enjoyed at the dining area located inside a spacious lounge or an outdoor terrace overlooking the marina.
For al fresco dining, Flamingos caters a casual poolside service; Enjoy afternoon tea or your favorite brew at the Lobby Lounge, or a visit to Habanos Cigar bar to experience a relaxed atmosphere with fine aged beverages, Havana cigars and lounge music.
A Splendid Spa
The Ritz-Carlton, Doha Spa includes separate women’s and men’s facilities to ensure your comfort and privacy. Soothing shades of lavender make for an understated and relaxed environment to enjoy signature treatments. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a 25-metre indoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi, indoor tennis and squash courts, and state-of-the-art fitness equipment.
The hotel also features its superlative meeting facilities with two grand ballrooms and six individual rooms, as well as world-class restaurants and lounges that makes it the ideal location for meetings, conferences, exhibitions and celebrations.
Soaring 115 meters above Qatar’s sea and desert landscape, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is an impressive symbol of the nation’s emergence as a destination for travellers to the Middle East. The 374-room, five-star hotel fuses contemporary styling with classic Arabic and European design. Located on its own exclusive island in the prestigious West Bay Lagoon district, the hotel has sweeping views, which overlook the turquoise blue waters of the Arabian Gulf.