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13 Best Doha Airport Hotels

Doha is Qatar’s culturally-rich capital city, offering an array of alluring attractions such as a beautiful downtown waterfront, world-class restaurants, fascinating museums and traditional markets. Admire the city’s striking architecture and otherworldly desert landscapes, then relax on a picturesque beach, drive across sand dunes or shop for treasures at an extravagant mall. 

With over 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve found the best airport hotels in Doha. Whether you’re transiting overnight through the ultra-modern Hamad International Airport, breaking up a long-haul flight or looking for a prime location while you explore the city, these lavish airport hotels offer a range of alluring on-site perks, such as gourmet restaurants, pampering spa treatments, inviting pools and private beaches.

Zubarah Hotel

Zubarah Hotel

Offering 5-star service with modern living amenities, Zubarah Hotel boasts a family-friendly atmosphere with just 45 guest rooms. Stay in the cosy Zubarah Classic King for a flat-screen TV and private balcony with city views or upgrade to the opulent Zubarah Suite for a spacious sitting area.

The enticing on-site dining options include Latin flavours and Argentinian dishes at Caminito and Arabic specialties at Baraha. Work out while marvelling at Doha’s skyline in the modern gym, then unwind with a massage at Rayhaan Spa. When you’re ready to explore, the bustling Souq Waqif market and Qatar National Museum are less than five kilometres away.

Hotel Highlights

  • The seating area and sofa bed in the Zubarah Junior Suite.
  • In-room dining from Zubarah Lounge available 24 hours a day.
  • Private treatment rooms, a sauna, Jacuzzi and steam shower at the on-site spa.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 66 – USD 185
Guest Rating: 9.8
Address: Al Rawabi Street, Al Muntazah, PO Box – 23278, Al Muntazah, Doha, Qatar

Four Seasons Hotel Doha

Four Seasons Hotel Doha

Four Seasons Hotel Doha offers the kind of luxury you’d expect from its brand name, set on a beautiful private Gulf beach near the city centre. The budget-friendly Premier Room boasts a king-size bed and flat-screen TV, while the opulent Royal Suite boasts two floors of living and panoramic Gulf views.

Satisfy your taste buds with Japanese delicacies at the world’s grandest Nobu restaurant or visit The Pier for creative shisha flavours and seaside views. Indulge in a healing massage at the spa, lounge at the grotto-style pools or private beach, then sign up for a desert adventure with a drive across the sand dunes and dinner under the stars.

Hotel Highlights

  • Kids and Teen Programs with beach activities, storytelling and arts and crafts.
  • The plush armchairs, martinis and Cuban cigars at The Library & Cigar Lounge.
  • A five-minute walk from City Centre Mall.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 216 – USD 582
Guest Rating: 9
Address: The Corniche PO Box 24665, Diplomatic Area, Doha, Qatar

Oryx Airport Hotel Transit Only

Oryx Airport Hotel Transit Only

Conveniently located inside the passenger terminal of Hamad International Airport, Oryx Airport Hotel Transit Only is a great place to recharge before your next adventure. The Family Room boasts extra space with a double bed and two single beds, while the Presidential Suite adds floor-to-ceiling windows and separate living areas.

Refresh pre or post flight at the 24-hour Vitality Wellbeing & Fitness Centre, which has a pool, gym, hydrotherapy tubs and shower rooms. For a small fee, you can also access the Golf Simulator, squash court and spa treatments. You’ll also find unique hotel perks, such as an early baggage drop service and access to duty-free shopping.

Hotel Highlights

  • Offers an option to stay overnight or as short as five hours.
  • An in-room dining menu that includes a range of gourmet and on-the-go options.
  • The budget-friendly Superior Rooms with mini fridges, mineral water and flat-screen TVs.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 313 – USD 447
Guest Rating: 8.4
Address: Hamad International Airport, Doha, Qatar

Sharq Village & Spa a Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Sharq Village & Spa a Ritz-Carlton Hotel

HotelsCombined visitors love the private beach and stunning pool at Sharq Village & Spa a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, which was modelled after a Qatari village. Deluxe Rooms include private terraces overlooking the Arabian Sea, while the Two-Bedroom Suite boasts a spacious living room. Celebrating something special? Stay in the opulent Royal Villa with a private indoor pool.

Treat yourself to a pampering body treatment in the tranquil spa rooms designed to reflect village residences or kick back at Al Jalsa with a decadent dessert, aromatic tea or rich coffee. Parisa offers Persian cuisine and Doha Bay views from its outdoor terrace, while Al Liwan features a buffet of fresh seafood and grilled specialties.

Hotel Highlights

  • The hand-painted artwork, intricate mosaics and chandeliers in Parisa Souq Waqif.
  • Children’s recreational activities, including volleyball, badminton, table tennis and storytelling.
  • Only three kilometres from the Museum of Islamic Art.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 218 – USD 482
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: P.O. Box 26662, Ras Abu Abboud, Doha, Qatar

Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel

Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel

Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel is an instantly recognisable landmark in Doha, strategically located 15 minutes from the airport. Deluxe Rooms come with smart TVs, Nespresso coffee machines and balconies with sea views, while upgraded suites boast separate living rooms and club lounge access.

You’re spoilt with enticing Italian dishes at La Veranda and live music and hearty Irish fare at the cosy pub, Irish Harp. Swim in the outdoor pool or stroll the private beach, then take a break in the sauna or solarium or let the kids explore the grassy areas in Sheraton Park, only a three-minute walk away.

Hotel Highlights

  • La Liga Sport Lounge’s authentic Spanish paella and football matches on large HD screens.
  • The panoramic sea views and two-storey living in the Penthouse Suite.
  • The squash, tennis and volleyball courts.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 185 – USD 725
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: Al Corniche Street, Diplomatic Area, Doha, Qatar

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel is nestled in Doha’s West Bay neighbourhood, just two kilometres from the popular Doha Corniche promenade. Chic rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows, flat-screen TVs and mini fridges, while Club rooms also include access to a private lounge with drinks and snacks. Spacious suites add living rooms, while apartments include kitchens.

Savour a world of flavours in nine on-site restaurants, which range from casual poolside fare to authentic Italian and Brazilian cuisine. After a long day of sightseeing, rejuvenate in the luxurious on-site spa, swim in the sparkling pool or sip cocktails with live DJs at Glo Cocktail Bar. There are also two on-site coffee shops for quick pick-me-ups and homemade cakes.

Hotel Highlights

  • The spa’s body scrubs, facials, massages and plunge pools.
  • The juicy steaks and extensive wine list at New York Steakhouse.
  • A 10-minute drive from Katara Cultural Village.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 153 – USD 999
Guest Rating: 9
Address: West Bay City Center, Omar Al Mukhtar Street, Diplomatic Area, Doha, Qatar

La Cigale Hotel

La Cigale Hotel

A short drive from the airport, La Cigale Hotel is a striking high-rise hotel with an indoor pool and luxury spa with a Moroccan bath and steam rooms. Deluxe Rooms feature flat-screen TVs, mini bars and soaking tubs, while Junior Suites include city views, stylish living rooms and separate seating areas.

On-site dining and entertainment are endless, from Lebanese specialties at Le Cigalon to Japanese at Yen Sushi Bar. At night, sip cocktails at the rooftop Sky View bar or enjoy live music at Madison Piano Bar. You’re only a 20-minute drive from The Pearl, a four-million-square-metre area with pedestrian-friendly squares and a promenade dotted with luxury yachts.

Hotel Highlights

  • The traditional Arabic hammam, spa treatments and indoor pool at Ozone Gym & Spa.
  • The outdoor terrace, barbecue dishes and shisha at Shisha Garden.
  • The 70 types of homemade chocolates and 180 types of artisan cheese at La Cigale Traiteur.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 153 – USD 589
Guest Rating: 8.4
Address: 60 Suhaim Bin Hamad Street Al Sadd Area, Fereej Bin Mahmoud, Doha, Qatar

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

Located in the heart of central Doha, The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa is set within stunning landscaped gardens. Splurge on the Presidential Suite, which includes signature Heavenly beds, a living and dining area and outdoor terrace. Alternatively, the two-bedroom Family Pool Villa includes a kitchenette and private plunge pool on the outdoor terrace.

Discover six on-site restaurants, from the award-winning Thai cuisine at Sabai Thai to succulent steaks at Hunter’s Room & Grill. Relax and renew at the serene Heavenly Spa by Westin or stay fit in the 24-hour gym. Give your credit card a work out at the Venetian-inspired Villaggio Mall, which boasts over 200 stores and an indoor canal. 

Hotel Highlights

  • An indoor pool, signature massages and specialist facials at the on-site spa.
  • Happy-hour specials and nightly entertainment at Mix Bar Lounge & Terrace.
  • Afternoon tea, Arabic coffee and shisha at Luxe Lounge.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 134 – USD 181
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: Salwa Road Bin Mahmoud South Zone 23, Fereej Bin Mahmoud, Doha, Qatar

DoubleTree by Hilton Doha Old Town

DoubleTree by Hilton Doha Old Town

Just a 10-minute walk from the waterfront Doha Corniche, DoubleTree by Hilton Doha Old Town offers stylish rooms with city skyline or Arabian Gulf views. Standard Guest Rooms and Studios include king-size beds, jetted tubs and kitchenettes, while top-floor suites have floor-to-ceiling windows and separate living areas.

When hunger strikes, visit Claw BBQ Grill & Crabshack for American-style barbecue and buckets of crab before soaking up the sunshine at the rooftop pool. Take a day trip to Al Shakira Mangroves for a kayaking adventure through its unique ecosystem of natural greenery home to herons and flamingos.

Hotel Highlights

  • A rooftop pool and lounge with sea and city skyline views.
  • The hot Buffalo wings, steaks, ribs and burgers at the on-site restaurant.
  • Signature cocktails at the rooftop lounge, Pure.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 85 – USD 1,313
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Al Meena Street, Al Salata, Doha, Qatar

W Doha

W Doha

Considered a “lifestyle hotel”, W Doha brings the buzz of New York City to Qatar. Stay in the signature Wow Suite for floor-to-ceiling windows, hanging swing chairs and views of the West Bay Area. The studio-style Witty Residence, meanwhile, has sprawling ocean views through glass windows.

HotelsCombined visitors rave about the on-site dining, which includes award-winning cuisine at Market by Jean-Georges and Spice Market, both by the three-Michelin-star chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten. At night, listen to live DJs at Crystal or mingle with a chic crowd at the poolside Wahm. Want to learn more about Qatar’s cultural history? Take a day trip to Al Zubarah Fort, a UNESCO-listed site overlooking a former fishing town.

Hotel Highlights

  • Antipasti, pasta and pizzas at La Spiga by Paper Moon.
  • Baked goods, cupcakes and coffee at W Cafe.
  • Nine treatment suites, lounge pools and steam rooms at Bliss Spa.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 153 – USD 810
Guest Rating: 9
Address: West Bay Area, Doha 19573, Qatar, Diplomatic Area, Doha, Qatar

Oryx Rotana Doha

Oryx Rotana Doha

Only 11 kilometres from Hamad International Airport, Oryx Rotana Doha offers 5-star amenities in its deluxe rooms and luxury suites. The Classic Rooms boast flat-screen TVs, working desks and city or airport views, while the upgraded Classic Suite also includes a separate living and dining area and access to Club Rotana Lounge.

Enjoy live music at the exclusive Jazz Club, sample Mediterranean tapas and paella at The Cellar or visit the laid-back Sky Lounge for coffee and tea with light bites in the sky-lit lobby atrium. There are also plenty of leisure facilities on-site, from a fully-equipped gym with fitness instructors to an alluring outdoor pool with plush loungers.

Hotel Highlights

  • The spa’s Swedish, Thai, Balinese and Indian Head massages.
  • An array of shisha flavours and Arabic delicacies at Al Nafourah Garden.
  • The 110 square meters of living space in the opulent Oryx Suite.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 84 – USD 617
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: Al Nahda School Street, Doha, Qatar

Movenpick Hotel West Bay Doha

Movenpick Hotel West Bay Doha

Located in the heart of the Qatari capital, Movenpick Hotel West Bay Doha combines modern style with a touch of Swiss hospitality. Each of the rooms includes complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and stunning views across the Arabian Gulf, while Family Rooms boast interconnecting rooms.

Choose from a delightful selection of coffee and tea at the Lime Tree Lobby Lounge or enjoy all-day dining and a-la-carte menu at ForKnife restaurant. Head to the top floor for stunning city views and the Bay View Spa or cool off with a swim in the indoor pool. Snap a photo of the iconic pearl shell at Doha’s Corniche, a seven-kilometre-long promenade that’s a 10-minute drive away.

Hotel Highlights

  • A popular Friday Brunch, theme nights and live entertainment at ForKnife restaurant.
  • The sauna, Jacuzzi and steam room at Bay View Spa.
  • Upgraded rooms with complimentary afternoon tea, snacks and beverages in the Executive Lounge.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 112 – USD 290
Guest Rating: 8.2
Address: Corniche Road, Diplomatic Area, Doha, Qatar

Radisson Blu Hotel Doha

Radisson Blu Hotel Doha

Only a few minutes’ drive from Souq Waqif, Radisson Blu Hotel Doha offers complimentary airport shuttles. Theme Suites are adorned with decor influenced by Asian, England, Scotland and traditional Arabic styles and feature floor-to-ceiling windows, flat-screen TVs and mini bars. The Presidential Suite is the most extravagant option with a Jacuzzi, private bar and two bedrooms.

Dining options are endless with 13 on-site restaurants featuring cuisine from around the world, from Tandoor cuisine at Chingari to Indian-style delicacies at Bombay Balti and delights from China in Ruby Wu’s. After dinner, you’ll find eight on-site bars to enjoy a nightcap, from the quiz nights and live sports at Shehrazad to dancing and live JDs at Qube.

Hotel Highlights

  • An outdoor pool, hot tub, steam rooms and tennis courts.
  • The traditional Italian pizza and pasta in the Italian Job restaurant.
  • The panoramic city views, soft music and books at the 11th-floor Library.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 85 – USD 1,050
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: Salwa Road Intersection of the C Ring Road, Al Muntazah, Doha, Qatar

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Embrace Modern Luxuries in Doha’s Glitzy Airport Hotels

Doha’s Hamad International Airport has fast become a global stopover for overseas travellers wanting to explore the tiny Gulf nation known for its Arabian hospitality, diverse food and exciting outdoor adventures. Delve deep into the country’s rich cultural heritage, then retreat to one of these modern airport hotels offering on-site restaurants, lavish day spas and a range of room configurations to meet your needs.

Which airport hotel in Doha is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Charity De Souza

Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.

Charity De Souza
Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.
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