Located in the upscale West Bay Diplomatic area of Doha, the Intercontinental is a magnificent oceanfront property boasting of the longest private beach in Doha. Just 25 minutes from the airport, this hotel is minutes away from the City Center Mall, government offices, Qatar Exhibition Center, Doha’s business district and the Doha Golf Club. On offer here are 257 luxury rooms and suites, including club floor rooms for business travelers and families. Ask for the Royal Suite if you want a private dining room and kitchen. Most rooms here have a sea-view, however, also check out the gulf view room overlooking the hotel’s spectacular free form pool- the largest in all of Doha.
The hotel has several great dining options. The Fish Market is a popular sea-food restaurant overlooking the ocean. If you favor al fresco dining, then ask for a table on the outdoor terrace. It offers stunning views of the Doha skyline. Belgian beers and mussels in the Belgian Café are highly recommended. Friday brunch at the hotel’s The Café Restaurant, with its elaborate buffet of international cuisine, is a local favorite. The Pool Bar serves fresh juices and cocktails as well as light snacks.
For Greek and Mediterranean fare visit Mykonos and if you are in the mood for authentic Mexican then Paloma is the place to go. Following Intercontinental standards, the hotel has a world-class round-the-clock fitness center with facilities including sauna, steam and a plunge pool, as well as a luxury spa. Besides the 500 m long private beach, the hotel is known for the largest outdoor pool in Doha.
Also on site are children’s pool, a playground, courts for tennis, squash and volley ball. Guests can also rent boats and spend a leisurely day sailing in the sea. A popular business hotel, the Intercontinental Doha offers a state-of-the-art business center with secretarial services on hire and all the modern amenities that a business traveler may require. Corporate events can be conveniently hosted in one of the hotel’s five function rooms or at the massive ballroom that can accommodate up to eight hundred people.