MGallery, a storied collection of hotels, marks the brand’s debut in the capital city of Qatar with the much-anticipated Alwadi Hotel Doha. The hotel was inaugurated with a prestigious ribbon-cutting ceremony in the presence of French Ambassador to Qatar, HE Franck Gellet, HE Engineer Saad Ebrahim Al Muhannadi Msheireb Properties Board Member (developer and owner of the hotel), Ali Al Kuwari, Acting CEO, Msheireb Properties, Mark Willis, CEO Accor, Middle East & Africa, and Dominic Arel, General Manager of Alwadi Hotel Doha.
The brand new hotel is located within Msheireb Downtown Doha, vibrant new retail, commercial and residential development that is one the smartest and most sustainable city district in the world. Located just 15 minutes from Hamad International Airport, and 10 minutes from West Bay, the hotel meets the needs of business and leisure travellers alike.
Ali Al Kuwari, Acting CEO of Msheireb Properties is honoured to see Msheireb Downtown Doha become home for the first-ever MGallery hotel in Qatar.
This partnership reflects the trust of prestigious, international hospitality brands in our development’s world-class infrastructure and services. I wish them all the best and I am certain that their hospitality expertise will be a positive turning point for the industry in Qatar.’
Mark Willis, Chief Executive Officer, Accor Middle East & Africa, said that the opening of Alwadi Hotel is the result of growing demand from travellers for hospitality concepts which offer unrivalled experiences, catering to both business and leisure needs.
Dominic Arel, General Manager of Alwadi Hotel Doha said:
We are pleased to present a fine blend of luxury wrapped in the vintage opulence for the people of Qatar. While designing the hotel, each and every nuance has been kept in mind to offer our esteemed guests the utmost comfort and convenience. With state-of-the-art amenities and services, Alwadi Hotel is set to leave a lasting impression on the hospitality landscape of Qatar and emerge as the most preferred getaway for the Qatari citizens in the near future.’
The hotel comprises of 213 rooms and suites, each with thoughtful amenities, inspiring patterns and a vibrant colour scheme to bring a touch of heritage to its contemporary design. All rooms feature the hotel’s unique cocoon MyBed™ concept, as well as special products and amenities for female travellers chosen as part of the brands “Inspired By Her”. Ten guest rooms have been specially designed to accommodate guests with special needs, including braille communication tools.
The hotel has three world-class restaurants, two bars and a lobby tea lounge and terrace to offer a memorable experience to guests. Alwadi Hotel Doha features M|Spa, which encompasses 5 treatment rooms, a steam room and sauna as well as a relaxation area for rejuvenation and comfort. Alongside, M|Fit, the hotel’s fitness centre, is furnished with the latest Technogym equipment and infused with natural light.
The hotel’s spectacular ballroom, offering natural daylight, accommodates up to 415 guests and features elegant touches inspired by traditional local crafts. Five state-of-the-art fully-equipped meeting rooms provide smaller meeting spaces suitable for small workgroups and closed-door meetings.
To celebrate the opening, Alwadi Hotel Doha MGallery is introducing a special offer for its guests to experience the signature ‘Memorable Moment’, where guests can embark on a once-in-a-lifetime treasure hunt around the historical Souq Waqif with surprises along the way, followed by a unique cooking class of a local dish with the hotel’s chef.
For more information about the offer, visit alwadihoteldoha.com.