Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, in collaboration with Hyatt Hotels Corporation, inaugurated yesterday the first-ever Park Hyatt hotel in Qatar in Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD), the smartest and most sustainable fully-built city district in the world.
The grand opening was attended by HE Akbar Al Baker, Secretary-General of Qatar National Tourism Council and Board Member of Msheireb Properties, accompanied by VVIPs, dignitaries, media, and influencers, who also enjoyed a pre-opening tour of the hotel.
Al Baker, Secretary-General of QNTC and Group Chief Executive of Qatar Airways, said during the opening ceremony: “We are very pleased to see the hospitality offering at Msheireb Downtown Doha growing with the opening of their third hotel. In addition to boosting our award-winning hospitality portfolio, the presence of luxurious accommodation options side by side with our heritage treasures in the heart of the city create richer experiences for our visitors.”
Park Hyatt Doha offers personalized luxury and discreet services for discerning global travelers in the heart of Qatar’s capital, Msheireb Downtown Doha. With bespoke guest experiences, the hotel is the destination for people who savor subtle elegance, bringing to Qatar the understated luxuries this hospitality brand is famous for around the world.
Developed and owned by Msheireb Properties, Park Hyatt Doha presents 187 distinctive guest rooms and suites, three restaurants, and a luxurious spa spread over two floors, with a separate floor dedicated to men and women. In addition to the more than 2,000 square meters of meeting and event space, the hotel offers 1,750 square meters of recreation and leisure facilities, including a pool, spa, and fitness center.
Ali Al Kuwari, Acting CEO of Msheireb Properties, said: “We are celebrating today the launch of Park Hyatt Doha, another first that Msheireb Downtown Doha introduces in Qatar. The hotel is the outcome of strategic collaborations that reflect the confidence that global brands, such as the Hyatt Group, have in our project. It also embodies the spirit of Msheireb Downtown Doha, focusing on tradition and heritage to build for the future and centering around the community.”
Kurt Straub, Hyatt’s Vice President of Operations for the Middle East, Africa, and southwest Asia, said: “We are delighted to bring the Park Hyatt brand to the culturally and creatively rich city of Doha.”
“The Park Hyatt brand is dedicated to creating exceptional, intimate and memorable experiences, and we are thrilled to open doors and welcome guests from around the world to this unique location. The introduction of Park Hyatt Doha in Qatar strengthens our vision of being the preferred brand for global travelers and enhances the footprint of Hyatt’s luxury portfolio in the Middle East,” he added.
Stefan Gaessler, General Manager of Park Hyatt Doha, said: “Each Park Hyatt Hotel around the world is custom designed to combine sophistication with a distinctive local character. We have worked with Msheireb Properties to create something in the heart of Doha that integrates with the genuine local culture and connects us to the community. Our design and services reflect the elements that make up the modern Qatari identity with its connection to the past and forward-looking attitude at the same time. We promise our guests a luxurious experience of understated and timeless elegance as that manifested by the story of Qatar along the years.”