Starwood Hotels & Resorts Debuts the St. Regis Doha in Qatar
DOHA, Qatar—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced the debut of The St. Regis Doha as the St. Regis brand continues its global growth and nearly triples its portfolio in just five years. READER COMMENTS
This opening marks the second of three St. Regis hotels slated to debut within a year in the Middle East, including The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, which opened last December and The St. Regis Abu Dhabi which will open this fall on the Corniche. St. Regis will continue to expand its portfolio this year with the debut of The St. Regis Mauritius Resort later this year.
“Introducing the brand’s celebrated legacy and unparalleled luxury offerings to Qatar with the opening of The St. Regis Doha is an exciting and significant accomplishment for St. Regis,” says Paul James, Global Brand Leader for St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, in an announcement. “As culture, business and leisure brilliantly intersect at Doha, the destination is one that St. Regis and our affluent guests have recognized as a new ‘must’ on the modern day Grand Tour, and we are pleased to bring the brand to this thriving country.”
Owned by Resorts Development Company and developed by Alfardan Group, The St. Regis Doha is Qatar’s first St. Regis hotel. The hotel features 336 guestrooms, including 70 suites and two Presidential suites. The hotel’s architecture showcases traditional Arabic touches. The St. Regis Doha offers 10 culinary options.
The hotel offers 16,000 square meters of leisure facilities, including the first Remède Spa in the Middle East, which features 22 treatment rooms. The hotel also offers a fitness center, an Olympic-size swimming pool and a private beach with 10 beachfront cabanas. The St. Regis Doha also features 4,000 square meters of meeting, event, and conference space.