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Raffles Doha and Fairmont Doha make debut in Qatar

The dual-branded five-star properties, housed within Katara Towers, welcomed their first guests while supporting the historic FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Share

Taking place in an avant-garde architectural masterpiece, Raffles Doha brings together visionary taste-makers and cutting-edge technologies to create a majestic home for progressive travellers. Featuring awe-inspiring suite experiences, blending high craftsmanship with state-of-the-art technologies, to create a haven of luxury and next-level comfort. Bringing an innovative approach to hospitality and bending it with outstanding architectural and design features, celebrating and elevating the Qatari culture, and proudly embodying its vision for the future.

Raffles Doha and Fairmont Doha make debut in Qatar

Raffles Doha, an opulent 132-key ultra-luxury property and Qatar’s only all-suite hotel offers an awe-inspiring suite experience and décor, paired with views of the Doha skyline.  Each suite experience is enhanced with personalised butler service, bespoke amenities including an exclusive scent from Frederic Malle, a gallery wall with curated books and an in-suite boutique.

Raffles Doha furthermore features the marvelous Katara Hall, a dazzling space at the heart of the hotel which sets new aspirations for lavish events, with 22-meter-high ceilings, making it the largest ballroom with daylight in the country. The hotel also has advanced beauty & well-being offers with nine spa & fitness suites, each equipped with their own state-of-the-art treatment rooms and some offering private outdoor terraces and plunge pools.

Raffles Doha and Fairmont Doha make debut in Qatar

The luxurious Fairmont Doha is a towering beacon of modernity showcasing the latest in intuitive design, theatrical gastronomy, and 360 wellbeing. The establishment offers 270 rooms, 92 suites, four themed suites and one presidential suite, all inspired by the interiors of luxury yachts along with an exclusive lifestyle hotel floor, Fairmont Gold, which is a privileged hotel-within-a-hotel experience. Featuring gold mosaic wall tiling and rich wood paneling, the rooms present an outstanding visual spectacle, spacious layout and incorporation of elements inspired by Qatari design, which boast a separate guest bathroom and a large furnished terrace offering panoramic coastline views.

A new home for passionate communities and audacious travellers to discover, connect and get inspired. With its innovative architectural features that are pushing the boundaries of design and paying homage to the rich Qatari culture, Fairmont Doha will be a bustling gateway to the region, open for all to discover the destination and local culture in an authentic way—bringing the Fairmont heritage and innovative approach to hospitality and fusing it with the city’s heritage and contemporary transformation.

Raffles Doha and Fairmont Doha make debut in Qatar

Seven outstanding food and beverage outlets and restaurants have opened to the public, four located within Raffles Doha and three in Fairmont Doha. Through advanced reservation only, non-staying guests can now book to enjoy next-generation gastronomic experiences at Raffles Doha’s Alba, which is the first overseas outpost for the celebrated restaurant by three-star Michelin chef Enrico Crippa;  L’Artisan, which celebrates the art of modern dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner; Blue Cigar, a lounge which boasts 6,000 literary classics including some first edition classics as well as bespoke cigar collection; as well as Malaki Lounge, which spans the atrium lounge and ground floor and is the perfect venue for afternoon tea.

Diners can head to Fairmont Doha to savour the progressive Indian cuisine at Masala Library, the concept by restaurateur, television host, and author Jiggs Kalra, and Latin American cuisine of Vaya, a vibrant restaurant with open kitchens and interactive service stations and where south American inspired dishes and drinks are prepared table-side. Guests can also choose to visit Dôme, a stylish chic Tea lounge that is the perfect place for afternoon tea and French-inspired bites and sips.

For further information, visit raffles.com

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