Resort Guide: Banyan Tree Doha, Qatar

Resort Guide: Banyan Tree Doha, Qatar

A sanctuary within the Qatari capital's new entertainment and shopping destination

Key selling points for agents: 

  • Located within Doha Oasis Mall in Mushaireb, the hotel has a state-of-the-art cinema, a flagship department store and a theme park on its doorstep
  • With 66 suites and 126 guest rooms, 100 rooms can be interconnected making them ideal for families
  • The famous Banyan Tree Spa offers its signature Rainforest hydrotherapy
  • Five distinct dining choices include rooftop restaurant Vertigo with spectacular views 

Overview: The five-star Banyan Tree Doha is set within Doha Oasis Mall in the heart of Mushaireb, the Qatari capital’s new entertainment and shopping development. One glance at the hotel's lobby is proof that this is a hotel with a difference. Designed with a distinctive nod to its host country, monumental trees reflect how the country is attached to its roots, while other symbols on display represent the Oryx, the national animal of Qatar. 

Banyan Tree Doha lobby

Accommodation: Offering 126 rooms and suites, the hotel boasts the largest room sizes in the city. The smallest room size is 60 square metres, while the three Harmony Sky Club Suites measure an impressive 160 square metres each. Guests can choose between mesmerising Arabia Gulf or garden views or overlook the old city of Doha. Families will appreciate that 100 guest rooms can be connected to each other, ensuring utmost privacy.

Harmony Sky Club Suite

Food and Drink: The highlight of dining at The Banyan Tree, Doha, is Vertigo restaurant, located on level 28. The menu includes delicacies from Asia, America, Mexico and the Mediterranean, all served with incredible panoramic views of the Doha skyline. Banyan Tree’s award-winning signature restaurant Saffron offers guests a fine-dining experience direct from Thailand. Italian dishes are served at Il Galante and contemporary Indian cuisine is available at Qalamkarri. 

Facilities: The Banyan Tree Spa is known for its signature Rainforest Hydrotherapy, a holistic therapy that stimulates mental, physical and spiritual revival. In addition to its treatment rooms, Jacuzzi, heated beds, herbal sauna and rain walk, this haven of tranquillity has dedicated sections for male and female guests, alongside an exclusive enclave with two treatment beds where couples can enjoy a rain shower and a soaking tub together.

Indoor pool

For those visiting on business, private and public events can be held in any of the eight meeting rooms. With a total area of 945 square metres, the halls are well equipped with modern conferencing facilities ranging from public address systems to cutting-edge LCD screens.

In the Area: Beyond the hotel, guests can indulge in the largest luxury department store in the Middle East, with Printemps Doha marking an exciting milestone as the brand's first location outside of France. This global luxury fashion, beauty and lifestyle department store houses over 700 brands, of which more than 200 are exclusive. 

Thrill seekers should head to Quest, an indoor experiential theme park spanning 32,000 square metrs and offering more than
30 rides and attractions, including the world’s tallest indoor roller coaster and world’s tallest indoor drop tower. 

And then to the movies. With a staggering 19 screens, including exclusive VIP and VVIP auditoriums, VOX Cinema caters to movie lovers. Its IMAX theatre features a 20-metre curved screen delivering unparalleled viewing. After the film, head to the eight-lane bowling alley.

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