Review: Doha Marriott Hotel – A Short Drive from Hamad Airport


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The Doha Marriott is a stunning 5-star hotel, offering everything you could want and more for a relaxing break in Qatar. Ideally situated near some of Doha’s best attractions, it also boasts impressive facilities, including a spa, fitness center, swimming pool, and several great restaurants. You could easily be forgiven for not wanting to stray too far during a holiday here!

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A short drive from Hamad International Airport, the Doha Marriott is located on the private Gulf Bay beach, ideal for those looking to enjoy the sun, sea, and sand. It’s also close to attractions such as the Doha Corniche – a beautiful waterfront promenade – the Museum of Islamic Arts, and the famous Souq Waqif market. Golfers will be happy to know that there is a par 72 Championship Course just over 12 miles away, while shoppers can head straight for the city center mall.

Style & Character

An opulent mix of traditional and modern, with an impressive marble lobby and richly colored furnishings throughout, complimented by beautiful waterfront views. Each restaurant is individually designed to reflect its own unique character, while the stunning outdoor pool area boasts luxurious loungers and sheltered cabanas where you can chill out and take a break from the sun.

Service & Facilities

The hotel has a luxurious spa where you can enjoy all kinds of treatments, from body scrubs and wraps to massages to manicures and pedicures. The spa also has plunge pools and a steam room. The gym offers cardiovascular equipment, free weights, classes, and a personal trainer if required, while guests can enjoy both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Kayaking and volleyball activities are available, as well as activities for kids.


Whether you choose a deluxe room, executive room, or suite, you can be sure of plenty of space, air conditioning, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Each room has its own marble ensuite bathroom with robes and slippers, a hairdryer and lighted makeup mirror, as well as tea and coffee-making facilities and a minibar. 24-hour room service is available, while there is also complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms.

Food & Drink

The Doha Marriott has a wide choice of restaurants. Corniche is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and boasts a delicious seafood buffet. For something a little more special, JW’s Steakhouse is one of the premier restaurants in Doha and offers an exclusive ambiance as well as the finest cuts of beef. You can also dine in the hotel’s Asian, Indian and Tex-Mex restaurants, enjoy an al fresco meal by the pool or have a few drinks at the Pearl lounge.

The Doha Marriott is an ideal place to stay for those looking to combine a luxury beach holiday with exploring Qatar.

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