IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, yesterday announced the opening of Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail, Qatar in partnership with Al Sraiya Hotels & Hospitality Group. The 119-key hotel residencies will be the first Staybridge Suites in Doha.
Pascal Gauvin, Managing Director, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG, said: “We are excited to open the doors of Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail in partnership with Al Sraiya Hotels & Hospitality Group. It is our sixth hotel in Qatar, and the latest addition to our portfolio in line with the rising demand for long-stay accommodation, due to an expected increase in business travel within the region. We are certainly looking forward to welcoming guests to this superb property.”
The long-stay hotel-apartment offers a variety of amenities such as daily continental breakfast, daily and weekly housekeeping, a guest laundry room, fitness center, outdoor pool, and communal barbecue area. Shared leisure spaces also include The Living Room and The Den, a place to relax and unwind with family and friends. Additionally, Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail offers guests a “Grab and Go” facility where they can enjoy snacks and other food and beverage items while on the go.
To ensure the needs of business travelers and residents are met, Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail offers wireless internet throughout the property, and business services such as a meeting space, printing and scanning.
Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail is located a short distance from the hustle and bustle of West Bay and West Bay Lagoon and, can be found in the futuristic city of Lusail, a thriving business and residential district close to the water’s edge at Lusail Marina.
It is conveniently close to The Pearl-Qatar, an iconic residential, retail and dining destination in Doha, as well as Katara Cultural Village, Qatar’s cultural and arts hotspot and home of the soon-to-open luxury department stores; Galleria Lafayette and Harrods. Residents of Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail will be able to enjoy the soon-to-be-launched Place Vendome, the new home of luxury and fashion at the heart of Lusail City, making the hotel an ideal getaway for weekend breaks and short stays.
Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail offers modern services apartments for guests looking for a home away from home experience. Stylishly designed and furnished with thoughtful amenities for extended stays, each serviced apartment is fitted with a living area, a full kitchen, and a workspace for the perfect blend of work and relaxation.
Layout and design for each apartment differs offering guests the choice to find a space that suits their needs whether for single professionals or families. With the modern-day corporate traveler in mind, Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail boasts a host of facilities including a fully-equipped fitness center so that guests can maintain their fitness regime and a swimming pool for a refreshing dip after a long day.
Rashid Nasser Sraiya Al Kaabi, Vice Chairman, Al Sraiya holding group, said: “We are excited to be welcoming our first guests to Staybridge Suites Doha Lusail. Our hotel brings something new and provides guests with the option to stay in the style of room that suits them best. Staybridge Suites is the perfect brand for the region, whether it’s a short stopover, a longer business stay, or a holiday.”
In total there are 86 one-bedroom apartments, one of which is a penthouse complete with its own swimming pool and three of which single-bedroom apartments complete with their own terraces, 16 two-bedroom apartments, one of which is complete with its own terrace; and, 17 three-bedroom apartments, three of which are penthouses complete with their own private swimming pool.
The residencies are located at Marina Promenade Road, Lusail Doha, Qatar. The scale and diversity of the IHG family of brands mean that its hotels can meet guests’ needs whatever the occasion – whether an overnight getaway, a business trip, a family celebration or a once-in-a-lifetime experience.