Top 10 Staycation Spots in Doha, Qatar - Updated 2023

Melanie
Melanie 
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The capital of Qatar, Doha, is also the country’s most visited city thanks to its wealth of attractions, including but not limited to the desert dunes and the beaches; Souq Wasif, a marketplace where you can find practically anything and everything that you’re looking for; the Museum of Islamic Art; and Al Corniche, a spacious park with various food stalls. If, however, you just plan to stay in, what better place to enjoy a staycation than here in the city as well, which is also known for having fantastic hotels? Check out this list for the top staycation spots in Doha, Qatar.

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1. Golden Ocean Hotel (from USD 48)

Located just a stone’s throw away from Al Corniche, the Golden Ocean Hotel provides guests with fantastic views overlooking the city. Adults will enjoy listening to the live music played in the hotel, while the kids will get a kick out of running around in the playground. There’s also a kids’ buffet offered here, which may be appreciated by parents and guardians of picky eaters. Guests can take their pick from the spa, the swimming pool, and the fitness center if they need a little help in relaxing. As an added perk, airport shuttle services are offered for free.


Golden Ocean Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Al Meena St. Doha, Qatar, Old Doha City, Doha, Qatar
Accommodates: 5

2. Mövenpick Hotel Doha (from USD 74)

Mövenpick Hotel Doha is located right at the center of the city, with views overlooking the seafront boulevard and the Corniche. If you can’t make up your mind on what kind of food to eat, go to the hotel’s restaurant, which features an international menu. There’s a happy hour here for those who like to enjoy having a few drinks. Shopaholics, meanwhile, will love checking out the wares of the on-site shops. Those traveling with kids will appreciate the child-friendly menu, while adults will breathe a sigh of pleasure after availing treatment at the spa, spending time at the steam room or the hot tub, or taking a dip in the pool.


Mövenpick Hotel Doha

Wifi Available

Address: Corniche Road
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace

3. Radisson Blu Hotel Doha (from USD 345)

Radisson Blu Hotel is one of, if not the oldest hotel in Doha, and it has established a reputation for providing quality service to its guests. Each room is spacious and furnished with luxurious bedding. Among the amenities of the hotel are a spa, a swimming pool (with a kiddie pool), and a fitness center. There are two restaurants on site, with one serving Indian cuisine while the other offers Italian food. For those flying into Doha, free airport shuttle services are offered by the hotel as well.


Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

Wifi Available

Address: C Ring Road
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

4. Gokulam Park Doha (from USD 89)

Partygoers looking to have a good time in Doha will love this hotel, which has its own bar. Getting a bite to eat is not a problem either, as it also has an in-house restaurant that serves international cuisine. This establishment is located right in the city center, therefore allowing guests to have ease of access in getting around the city should they wish to see more of Doha. You can also enjoy the sights of the city from the rooftop of the hotel, where the pool is located.


Gokulam Park Doha

Wifi Available

Address: Old Salata Area
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

5. Victoria Hotel (from USD 53)

Located about a 30-minute drive away from the airport, Victoria Hotel offers comfortable accommodations and good service at a reasonable price, making this a good option for those looking for a place that fits their budget. It also offers a variety of services and amenities, including a barbershop for men that also provide skincare treatments, a swimming pool, a heated pool, a fitness center, a spa, and a sauna.


The Victory Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 30 Qatari Bin Al Fujaah Street
Accommodates: 2

Parking 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning

6. Holiday Inn - Doha - The Business Park (from USD 79)

Holiday Inn is a perfect hotel for those who are traveling to Doha either for work or leisure, being located right in the business district and loaded with all sorts of amenities for guests’ comfort and convenience. There’s an all-day restaurant right there, guaranteeing you a place to grab a bite to eat regardless of what time you go there, and there’s also a burger place if you need something quick and easy to eat. There’s also a cafe if you need to get a cup of coffee, or a bar if you want something a little stronger. The hotel also comes with a swimming pool and a fitness center.


Holiday Inn - Doha - The Business Park, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Business Park
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

7. Sapphire Plaza Hotel (from USD 76)

The decor of Sapphire Plaza Hotel is certainly eye-catching, but great aesthetics is not the only thing that this establishment offers. For the price, the rooms are spacious and comfortable. If you’re a fan of natural products, the provided toiletries are exactly that. The breakfast buffet provides guests with a variety of options to choose from. The restaurant also has a kids’ buffet so children can also have their pick of what to eat. Among the other features of the hotel are a swimming pool, a kiddie pool, and currency exchange services. There’s a gift shop there if you want to grab some souvenirs before leaving.


Sapphire Plaza Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Al Rayyan Road, Al Reem Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Garden

8. Centro Capital Doha - By Rotana (from USD 82)

This hotel comes furnished with modern amenities and features that meet the needs of travelers. There are three dining options for guests to choose from in the hotel (there are also a number of restaurants within the vicinity if you want to try other dishes). For leisure, guests are welcome to use the swimming pool or the fitness center. If you need to get your money changed, you don’t have to venture far, as the hotel already offers currency exchange services.


Centro Capital Doha - By Rotana

Wifi Available

Address: Al Jazeera St, Bin Mahmoud
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

9. Al Mansour Suites Hotel (from USD 75)

This hotel offers the comfort and coziness of apartments with the impeccable service of high-end hotels. The hotel has an in-house restaurant, which serves buffet breakfasts. Some rooms also come with kitchenettes if there are those who want to do minimal food preparations. For leisure, the hotel comes with a spa, an indoor swimming pool, a heated pool, a hot tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. Currency exchange services are offered here as well.


Al Mansour Suites Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Al Mansoura Street
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

10. Copthorne Hotel Doha (from USD 62)

Copthorne Hotel Doha is located close to Doha Airport, where you’ll find plenty of amazing things to buy. The property is also right next to the bus station, making this a good place to set up a base for those who will be traveling in and out of the city. This is not the only convenient feature of the hotel; it also comes with its own restaurants, fitness center, swimming pool, and spa, which means you have virtually everything that you need for a comfortable and pleasurable stay. Some of the city’s main attractions are a short walk away from here if you wish to see some sights.


Millennium Central Doha

Wifi Available

Address: Airport Road
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Kicking back in Qatar

It can be fun to see the sights and attractions of Doha, but it can also be just as pleasurable to enjoy the facilities of the hotels in the area. If you want to just kick back and relax while in Qatar, take your pick from this list and give in to the temptation of enjoying quality R&R.

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Melanie is a freelance travel writer. She considers freelancing for Trip 101 to be a combination of two of the things she loves: writing and traveling.

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