(Jan 21, 2022)
Minor Hotels, hotel owner, operator and investor, which currently has a portfolio of 528 hotels and resorts in 55 countries, has signed a hotel in Qatar.
The NH Collection Doha Oasis Hotel & Beach Club is scheduled to open in mid-2022 and will be the first NH Collection property in the world to feature a beach club.
The hotel is currently in the final stages of development and is located in the Ras Abu Abboud area along the east coast of Doha, midway between the city center and Hamad International Airport.
The former Oasis Hotel, from which the new property takes its name, stood in the same location and was Doha’s first hotel when it opened in the 1950s. The hotel has a rich history and was a popular destination for local Qataris, residents and visitors to the state, with many celebrations and official events held there.
NH Collection Doha Oasis Hotel & Beach Club
The completely revamped hotel will have a total of 300 rooms, split into a mix of superior and deluxe rooms and over 50 suites. The suites will include six 156 square meter Emiri Suites, a 193 square meter Presidential Suite and a Royal Duplex Suite offering 332 square meters of luxurious space.
The hotel will have six restaurants and bars, including two specialty restaurants and a rooftop bar.
Additional facilities will include spas and gyms for men and women, a grand ballroom totaling 1,200 square meters and divisible by two, and a mezzanine with additional meeting rooms, a business center and meeting space. conference.
The beach club will include a swimming pool surrounded by gardens, padel courts and ample parking.
This will be the first NH collection to be launched outside of the brand’s traditional business areas in Europe and America.
The new property is owned by members of the Darwish family, a notable household in Qatar, which operates in various business sectors.
Dillip Rajakarier, Minor International Group CEO and Minor Hotels CEO, said: “We are delighted to announce this next addition to our portfolio in Qatar. Minor Hotels already has a strong presence in the country through several brands and we are delighted to partner with the Darwish family to add this NH Collection hotel and beach club to the mix, bringing an alternative offering to our guests. 2022 will be one of the most important years in Qatar’s history, with all eyes on the country for the FIFA World Cup, and we are delighted to be launching another great property in Doha at such a time. exciting.
Minor Hotels currently has five properties in operation in Qatar through its Anantara, Tivoli and Oaks brands, in addition to one Anantara and one NH Collection in the pipeline and set to launch in 2022.