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Posted On: 5 November 2015 07:27 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:54 pm

Hilton Worldwide Opens First DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Qatar

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Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Doha - Old Town, in the rapidly expanding business district of Qatar’s capital.

“As one of the world’s key commercial capitals, Doha is a critical market for our growing footprint in the Middle East, and we are thrilled to bring the DoubleTree by Hilton brand to Qatar,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “In addition to welcoming global business travelers, DoubleTree by Hilton Doha - Old Town will provide the perfect place for leisure travelers to relax and have the best experiences this marvelous destination has to offer, whether they are visiting for a major sporting event or to see the iconic Museum of Islamic Art.”

The hotel features 187 guestrooms and suites - each of which boast floor to ceiling windows with panoramic city views, and flexible meeting and events facilities, including a boardroom, ballroom and three meeting rooms, and inviting dining and lounge venues. Additionally, the hotel offers business and fitness centers, a sauna, steam room, and rooftop pool.


The hotel’s relaxing open air lounge, Pure, is perfect to enjoy breathtaking views and a light meal, refreshing drink or luxurious Shisha under the stars. Alternatively, guests can enjoy a lively open-kitchen à la carte experience at the hotel’s fresh and urban restaurant, Open.

Commenting on the opening of the hotel, Rudi Jagersbacher, president MEA for Hilton Worldwide said: “We are delighted to be opening this truly outstanding DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Doha. As the cultural and commercial capital of Qatar, Doha is a key strategic centre in the GCC attracting both leisure and business travelers to the country. We have a strong pipeline in Qatar and are optimistic about the growth of the market and the expansion of our portfolio of world-class brands into the country.”

This contemporary hotel is in close proximity to key business and government administration offices, including the financial district and port, as well as Doha’s famous waterfront promenade, the Corniche, and the Museum of Islamic Art. Doha has recently seen a huge expansion of its transportation network, including the recently opened Hamad International Airport, the home of Qatar Airways, and a new metro rail system.


Chris Muth, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Doha - Old Town, said: “The contemporary hotel offers guests a warm welcome, modern comforts and a superb location, ensuring it is the number one choice for travellers to Doha. I look forward to welcoming our guests to the hotel.”

The DoubleTree by Hilton Doha - Old Town is the seventh DoubleTree branded hotel in the Middle East, and the second Hilton Worldwide property in Qatar, joining Hilton Doha.

DoubleTree by Hilton Doha - Old Town participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join - visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and Digital Key, and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton.

DoubleTree by Hilton is defined by its unique Culture of CARE, which stands for ‘Create A Rewarding Experience’ for guests, Team Members and the community. Every guest at a DoubleTree by Hilton is welcomed with a warm chocolate chip cookie upon arrival and the warm service continues throughout their stay.

DoubleTree by Hilton Doha Old Town is located at Al Meena Street, Doha, Qatar. For more information, or to make a reservation, visit www.dohaoldtown.doubletree.

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