Doha’s Hamad International Airport launches 2nd onsite hotel

Doha’s Hamad International Airport launches 2nd onsite hotel

The Oryx Garden Hotel is part HIA’s expansion ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA) has opened the Oryx Garden Hotel, the second airport hotel within its terminal. 

Situated in HIA’s North Plaza, and comprising 100 rooms and suites, the Oryx Garden Hotel is one of many new experiences that are part of the airport’s expansion project. 

Set to be completed in time for the widely anticipated FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the airport expansion project will include more than 90 brands in a vast shopping area, an art collection and 10,000 square metres of indoor tropical garden with a 268-square-metre water feature.

The hotel aims to appeal to both short-stay business and leisure travellers but can only be booked for a maximum of 24 hours

Guests at The Oryx Garden Hotel will also have access to Oryx Airport Hotel’s Vitality Wellbeing and Fitness Centre located at the Airport’s South Plaza, near the Lamp Bear art installation. Facilities include a  25-metre swimming pool, a gym, a spa and a squash court.

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Commenting on the opening of the Oryx Garden Hotel, HIA chief operating officer Badr Mohammed Al Meer said: “We are delighted to announce the opening of our second airport hotel at HIA. This is just one of the many new offerings our airport will be unveiling as part of our exciting expansion plans. 

"The Oryx Garden Hotel adds yet another sustainable, world-class facility to the world’s best airport, offering a relaxing environment for guests to unwind and discover the extraordinary destination that is HIA.”


Along with the new hotel, HIA plans to unveil the expansion project in the coming months, which is set to increase capacity to more than 58 million passengers. 

The growth of HIA will further continue post-FIFA World Cup when a second expansion is set to take the airport's capacity to over 60 million passengers.

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