The Intercontinental Hotel at Doha is a luxury urban resort and a business hotel located in the heart of Doha. The hotel stands in the prestigious West Bay area and overlooks the turquoise blue waters of the Arabian Gulf. It is a 5-star hotel within five minutes of the business district of Doha and the diplomatic area. The Intercontinental Hotel combines heritage and luxury. It boasts of the largest free form pool in Doha and it has the longest beach in town. It is an amazing hotel and you will be surprised by the typical Qatari welcome.
The Intercontinental Hotel at Doha has placed 245 rooms at the disposal of the guests. Of these, 91 are single bed rooms, 115 are double bedrooms, and the remaining are non-smoking rooms. All the rooms are air-conditioned and have state-of-the-art-facilities which include CD and DVD players, hair dryer, in-room safe, coffee maker, in-room movies and video games, and a private bar. The rooms are also provided with a bathrobe, a complimentary newspaper, and high speed internet. These are the basic amenities and facilities provided in all the rooms, but suites and executive suites would definitely have additional facilities.
Guests who stay at Intercontinental Hotel can avail many of the facilities like safe-deposit boxes, valet parking, gymnasium, swimming pools, squash and tennis facilities, beach volley ball, and spa services. The hotel’s sailing academy provides its guests with a number of water sports as well as instructional guidance for sports. The fitness center can be found in the Bay Club which is open twenty four hours a day. If you feel like having a workout, go the gym which has ultramodern equipment. If you are up to it, go to the sauna and steam room. You can drop your kids off in the kid’s play room and enjoy some peace.
The Intercontinental Hotel gives you many dining options and the choice is all yours.
The Café Restaurant which overlooks the clear blue waters of the Gulf gives you wonderful buffets which feature local and international dishes. The themed dinners are absolutely incredible and you have a choice of Asian fare, delectable seafood and Lebanese delights. Friday’s brunch is a hot favorite with the local people and you should try it once.
The Paloma features dishes which are an amazing blend of spicy Texan and Mexican. Their mouth-watering chimichangas, fajitas, and steaks are unbelievable.
The Chef Pizzato likes tradition and he creates magic with Italian classic dishes and new trends with fusion dishes at the Zamoda. Fashion and music add life to the restaurant.
If you are partial to seafood, step into the Fish Market which is located on the beach and have a look at the day’s catch, and choose what you would like to have. The favorite here is the Lobster Thermidor – you could give it a try while enjoying the beautiful view of the beach and the sea.
Try the Pool Bar which is next to the pool and select your drink from a range of freshly made juices, soft drinks or cocktails.
Step into the Tea Garden in the hotel lobby for a traditional afternoon tea. You also have a choice of pastries and light meals while you listen to live classical music.
You will find the Beach House near the pool area of the Intercontinental Hotel. It is a traditional restaurant which gives you a choice of Arabic snacks and sandwiches. You can try the traditional shisha or the water pipe here.