STEP OUTSIDE AND EXPLORE THINGS TO DO IN DOHA
Get out and discover Doha. Our hotel is located right in the center of it all, where the waters of the Arabian Gulf meet the desert landscape, and where metropolitan energy meets couture fashion and buzzing nightlife.
So exploring the best the city has to offer is as easy as stepping outside. Whether you’re visiting for business or leisure or just stopping over in Doha for a couple of days, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite spots to discover while you’re here, all within 15 miles of the hotel so you’ll never be too far away.
Go ahead. Take a peek. Discover more things to do in Doha »
Get your arts and culture fix in Doha's Cultural Hotspots
Check out The Museum of Islamic Arts in Doha’s artificial island, the Corniche.
Here you can explore local artifact, manuscripts and precious materials that show off historical Islamic culture, as well as an Educational Center, one of the major attractions to see in while you’re here. It’s only 15 minutes away from the hotel.
Visit the Katara Cultural Village, where everything from concerts to operas, and beach activities to restaurants featuring cuisines of the world bring together the best of every destination in the most multidimensional cultural project of Qatar.
Or, you could do a little (or a lot) of shopping at Souq Waqif, home to restaurants, art galleries and local, traditional stores that sell spices, handicrafts, souvenirs and local garments. A hot spot for hosting art gallery events, workshops and local concerts, this Souq is only 20 minutes away from W Doha so you’ll never miss a thing.
Explore our Local Area Gallery>>
- The Museum of Islamic Arts
- Katara Cultural Village
- Souq Waqif
- Third Line Art Gallery
- Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art
- Qatar National Museum and Aquarium
- Islamic Culture Center
New Airport Information
From May 27, 2014 onwards, all airlines including Qatar Airways will be operating from the new Hamad International Airport (DOH), located 21 km away from our hotel – or 25 minutes by car. Learn More »
|GETTING TO & FROM THE HOTEL|
|Taxi||QAR 70-80||Available 24 hours a day.|
|Rental Car||QAR 150 for small cars, including insurance and unlimited mileage||Please note that third-party insurance is compulsory and speed limits are 60kph in cities and 100kph on highways. You may drive in Qatar on a foreign license up to seven days of your arrival.|
BMW X1 Series – QAR 160 (drop-off only)
Available 24 hours a day. Please contact our Whatever/Whenever® Service to make a reservation in advance of your arrival.
|Corniche Promenade||0.2 km||0.1 miles|
|Diplomatic Club||7.0 km||4.3 miles|
|Sports City||14.0 km||8.7 miles|
|ARTS // CULTURE|
|Education City||14.1 km||8.8 miles|
|American School of Doha||11.0 km||6.8 miles|
|Lusail City||25.3 km||15.7 miles|
|City Center Shopping Mall||0.2 km||0.1 miles|
|Villagio Mall||14.0 km||8.7 miles|
|Golf Club||3.0 km||1.9 miles|
|Doha Golf Course||7.0 km||4.3 miles|
|BUSINESS // CORPORATE OFFICES|
|WIRED Business Center||0.0 km||0.0 miles|
|Qatar Financial Center||0.2 km||0.1 miles|
|Qatar Petroleum||1.0 km||0.6 miles|
|Dolphin Energy||1.0 km||0.6 miles|
|Diplomatic District||1.0 km||0.6 miles|
|Financial District||1.0 km||0.6 miles|
|Chevron Phillips||3.0 km||1.9 miles|
|Maersk Oil Qatar||3.0 km||1.9 miles|
|Hamad Hospital||5.0 km||3.1 miles|