The Sheraton Hotel in Doha stands as a magnificent edifice amidst 70 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. The five-star hotel which overlooks the Arabian Gulf is only a few minutes drive from the city centre and the commercial district. The Sheraton Hotel is just a short walk away from the famous Doha Corniche and the Qatar International Exhibition Center. The hotel is known throughout the Middle East as the ‘Pyramid of the Gulf’ because of its pyramid-shaped style of construction. The style incorporated in the construction of the hotel is a fusion of traditional and modern Arabic themes. The lobby is extremely striking due to the presence of the open atrium. The hotel is well known for the traditional Arabic welcome it gives its guests.
The Sheraton Hotel has placed 371 guest rooms at the disposal of its guests, which includes 64 luxurious suites. The rooms of the hotel are hygienic and clean. Guests of the hotel can avail various facilities mini bar, work desk, direct dial telephone, coffee machine, CD and DVD players, radio, and high speed internet.
The Sheraton Hotel has over twelve restaurants for formal and casual dining making the Sheraton a perfect place for formal meals and casual get-togethers with family, friends, and colleagues.
The Al Shaheen is a rooftop restaurant where you have a choice of local and regional dishes apart from international cuisine. The view from the top is excellent. Step into the La Veranda and you will appreciate the inventive cuisine using the Italian and Asian fusion. Peep into the Al Hubara restaurant which is an all-day dining and a la carte restaurant. Try the Atrium Lounge for your afternoon tea, beverages and snacks.
If you care for healthy snacks and cocktails with a circus theme, then the Algeria Bar is just the place for you. You could have your private dinners in the Al Ghazal undisturbed. The Pirate’s Cove is an excellent option for seafood and barbeque. If you are looking out for a night club and bar, the Waterhole is just the place for you as it provides live entertainment.
The Sheraton Hotel offers a number of sports and leisure activities for the physical well-being and recreation of its guests. They include a 24-hour fully equipped gym, a swimming pool, tennis, squash, and badminton courts. If you would like to play a round of golf, the golf course is barely five minutes away. The health club is separated into male and female sections where you will find workout equipment, sauna, and steam rooms.
The Sheraton Hotel provides its guests with facilities and amenities for the comfort of its guests. The hotel provides ATM service, baby-sitting and child care, barber and hair stylist, car rental, and Currency Exchange services. Room service is provided by their multi-lingual staff.
The Sheraton Hotel has facilities to host meetings, conventions, and conferences for their guests. Their halls can accommodate over 5000 people, with 8,000 square feet of meeting space and an additional 3,000 square feet of space for exhibitions and displays. They have a total of 26 meeting rooms, and the main meeting rooms are the Al Majlis Conference Hall, the Salwa Ballroom, the Al Dafna Convention Centre, and the Haloul Meeting Room.
The security at the Sheraton Hotel is quite tough and guests must pass through metal detectors. Security in most of the Middle Eastern countries has been beefed up due to threat from terrorists. You can, therefore, rest assured about your security. When you are in Doha the next time, do come and stay in the ‘Pyramid of the Gulf’.