According to Hotelier Middle East, the Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel is reopening its doors to visitors today Sunday 16 November 2014 for a sneak peak.

Owner Katara Hospitality and operator Starwood Hotels & Resorts are allowing residents and visitors access to the lobby and public areas and giving tours of all the renovated areas including guest rooms, the convention centre, the recreation centre and food and beverage outlets. In addition, it is reopening the all-day dining outlet, Al Hubara, as well as its lobby café, Atrium Lounge. Bookings for guest rooms and other restaurants at the hotel will open next month.

The iconic Sheraton Doha closed in March 2014 for major renovation and refurbishment and is expected to completely reopen in December 2014. A pyramidal landmark on the shores of the crescent-shaped Doha Bay, Sheraton Doha is one of the oldest hotels in Qatar – first opened in 1982.

The hotel is now in the final stages of the renovation project, which includes the refurbishment of all 371 guest rooms and suites and the 35,000 square foot purpose-designed convention centre and other meeting spaces. All public areas and recreation facilities have also been enhanced, with the aim of upgrading operational and building management and technology systems, whilst retaining its 1980’s characteristics and heritage. It will continue to house nine F&B outlets, including South American restaurant, Latino Steakhouse, Al Shaheen Lebanese Restaurant and the Irish Harp.

Prior the renovation, the 5-star luxury business hotel featured 371 of hotel rooms in Doha including a collection of 64 suites. Sheraton Doha is a venue for international conferences, conventions and meetings in Doha boasting of up to 26 conference and meeting facilities which accommodated up to 5,000 guests. This kids-friendly resort in Doha is also home to an extensive Health and Recreation Center that features the signature Sheraton Fitness powered by Core Performance. An indoor and outdoor multi-purpose court for tennis, squash, and badminton is also available.

For more information or reservations, visit Sheraton Doha’s website.