Wayfarer exclusive: inside Qatar’s stylish, luxurious Park Hyatt Doha

by James Wilkinson

With a fantastic location, luxurious rooms and suites and brilliant food and beverage on offer, Park Hyatt Doha an exceptional stay in Qatar for a layover or a week-long vacation. Wayfarer Editor-In-Chief James Wilkinson checks-in and catches-up with General Manager, Roger Saad.

Roger, thanks for your time at this stunning property. What makes Park Hyatt Doha one of the city’s best luxury hotels?

Park Hyatt Doha is located in the cultural heart of Doha and in the middle of Msheireb Downtown.

The hotel is nearby touristic locations such as Doha Corniche, the Museum of Islamic Art, the Doha Old Port and Souk Waqif. The hotel also offers 187 elegant rooms and suites inspired by the Qatari culture.

Park Hyatt Doha includes exclusive food and beverage outlets, such as the award-winning Japanese Restaurant and Lounge Sora, located on the rooftop, the 21st floor of Park Hyatt and overlooking Doha Corniche and West Bay.

We also have Opus restaurant, which offers a fusion of French and Qatari cuisine, as well as Anis café, an all-day eatery offering healthy and balanced options.

Also, Park Hyatt Doha offers business or leisure travellers rejuvenating moments at The Spa, which includes a fitness center with panoramic views over the city, a semi-covered pool and two-floor luxurious spa and gym with a dedicated one for men and another one for women.

Park Hyatt Doha offers genuine service and attention detail at the most desired levels for luxury and comfort seeking stop-over travellers, honeymooners and leisure travellers alike.

We also have a fantastic location, with Hamad International Airport only 15 minutes away by car or metro.

Tell us about the stylish rooms and suites on offer.

Park Hyatt Doha offers elegantly designed 34 suite and 153 rooms. The modern yet inspired Qatari design differentiates the hotel from other hotels in town.

The property showcases numerous traditional Qatari artworks and patterns in each of the rooms as well as the interior of most of the venues, which are displayed in a sleek and elegant design with a touch of luxury.

Tell us more about the fantastic food and beverage on offer, particularly atop the building.

Park Hyatt Doha has three refined restaurant venues, with different offerings to please different palates. Anis Café, located on the ground floor of the hotel, serves as a casual all-day dining with nutritionally-balanced and handmade dishes. It is also located next to the tram.

Opus restaurant caters to guests seeking a parallel experience of both Qatar and French cuisines, with an elegant open-kitchen and relaxing terrace.

Sora restaurant and lounge is a rooftop, located at the highest floor of the buildings in Msheireb Downtown on the 21st floor of Park Hyatt Doha with panoramic views of the Doha skyline, offers Japanese contemporary cuisine.

You have a fantastic spa and pool. How important is it to have exceptional wellness facilities?

Our two story-spa floors feature eights suites that address lifestyle-based wellness through massages, exfoliating body scrubs and luxurious facial treatment with exclusive brands.

The Spa at Park Hyatt Doha aligns itself with the Park Hyatt brand, which has the standard of luxury and providing guests with excellent services, hence having Personalized Wellness as a brand pillar.

What’s your x-factor at the hotel?

The hotel is known as the tallest building in Msheireb Downtown, which allows guests to have access to an exclusive and enviable views of the Doha skyline.

It is also located in a prime location, where guests are able to explore the traditions of Doha in close proximity.

Favourite things to do in the area?

Park Hyatt Doha is one minute walking distance from the most visited cultural heritage site in Doha, the Souq Waqif, five minutes to four local Museums and 10 minutes to Museum Islamic Art, which gives travellers a full day of excursion during their time in Qatar.


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