The rising skyline in downtown Doha is a sign of the immense growth and progress one can look forward to in this trending city. However don’t just think that its all in the future, the present has some exciting features too. The W hotel is one of the city’s remarkable properties because it distinguishes itself with a warm sense of hospitality, a unique atmosphere and memorable comforts which make the hotel a destination in its own right.
The W from the outside is impressive, a towering skyscraper with a sharp and modern look. Once inside the lobby the trendy and hip design for which this brand is known comes to life. Its not trendy in the sense of looking like a disco, rather it is luxuriously trendy, edgy with a sense of class. The lobby floors and walls are silky white, with purple light fixtures arranged in unison. The staff are particularly well informed and gracious. They anticipate arrival questions and welcome cards and smoothies invite one to relax immediately.
Overall there are 441 rooms and suites in the hotel. There are also residences in the towering skyscraper. Elevators are abundant and offer fast service. The lower floors are where the pool deck, technology center, restaurants, bars and meeting facilities are, so many guests recommend asking for a high a floor as possible, to reduce any risk of noise and get an even better view of the West Bay area of Doha. The rooms are designed with lots of reflectivity in mind as well as with strong hues of white, pearl and earthy tones with hard wood floors. The flair comes out in much of the furniture and fixtures which have a futuristic look to them. There is good in room technology with the presence of blu-tooth speaker connectivity and a wide range of technological hookups and interfaces. Beds are stunningly soft and the in room amenities are generous.
One of the more unique services the hotel offers is a good connectivity to events and things to do in Doha. The concierge and team are well informed about the city’s events and can help from the most basic sightseeing to the more complex VIP events. The Hotel has garnered a reputation for business travelers, a romance getaway and a great Spa destination. Bliss Spa is a one of a kind venue, it offers a superb range of body treatments and facilities all the while in an informal atmosphere. The pool enjoys a secluded but open air perch with a full bar in view. The FIT gym offers state of the art equipment and superior entertainment systems too. Parking is a free service offered by the hotel as well.
The hotel offers food venues for every sort of meal. One can go for a classic sit down Italian at the refined La Spiaga by Paper Moon. The Spice Market offers acclaimed SE Asian cuisine with a view over the Arabian Gulf and Crystal lounge is where fresh beats and cool cocktails enliven the night. W cafe offers singularly good coffee and treats while the Market by Jean Georges turn a souq concept into a modern manifestation.