Raffles and Fairmont open their doors to World Cup fans
Doha: The ultra-luxury Raffles Doha and the luxurious Fairmont Doha – heralding the entry of the ambitious Raffles Hotels & Resorts and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brands into Qatar – are now open exclusively to guests of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and the VIP delegation.
The five-star, dual-branded properties, housed in the Katara Towers, welcomed their first guests while supporting the historic FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, delivering exemplary service and truly exceptional experiences at both hotels.
Seven exceptional dining outlets and restaurants have opened to the public, four located within Raffles Doha and three at Fairmont Doha.
Through advance booking only, non-resident guests can now book to enjoy next-generation dining experiences at Raffles Doha’s Alba, which is the first overseas outpost for chef three’s acclaimed restaurant. Michelin stars Enrico Crippa; L’Artisan, which celebrates the art of modern cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner; Blue Cigar, a lounge that features 6,000 literary classics, including some first-edition classics as well as a collection of bespoke cigars, as well as the Malaki Lounge, which spans the atrium lounge and ground floor ground floor and is the perfect venue for afternoon tea.
Diners can head to the Fairmont Doha to savor progressive Indian cuisine at Library Masala, the concept of restaurateur, TV host and author Jiggs Kalra, and Latin American cuisine at Vaya, a lively eatery with open kitchens and bars. interactive service stations and where South American inspired dishes are prepared at the table. Guests can also choose to visit Dôme, an elegant and chic tea room that’s the perfect spot for afternoon tea and French-inspired bites and sips.
Raffles Doha, a lavish, ultra-luxury 132-room property and Qatar’s only all-suite hotel, offers an awe-inspiring experience and décor, paired with views of the Doha skyline. Each suite’s experience is enhanced with personalized butler service, bespoke amenities including an exclusive fragrance by Frederic Malle, a gallery wall with a collection of curated books, and an in-suite boutique .
Raffles Doha also features the wondrous Katara Hall, a dazzling space at the heart of the hotel that has created new aspirations for lavish events, with 22-metre-high ceilings making it the world’s largest ballroom with country daylight. The hotel also offers advanced beauty and wellness offerings with nine spa and fitness suites, each equipped with its own state-of-the-art treatment rooms and some offering private outdoor terraces and plunge pools.
The luxurious Fairmont Doha includes 270 rooms, 92 suites, four themed suites and a presidential suite, all inspired by the interiors of luxury yachts, as well as an exclusive hotel floor, Fairmont Gold, which is a privileged hotel experience in a hotel. .
Raffles Doha and Fairmont Doha will welcome room bookings after the 2022 FIFA World Cup.