West Bay

Doha
West Bay

Glittering and shiny, this Doha neighborhood has beautiful ocean views and some of the city’s best shops, parks, hotels, restaurants and cultural attractions.

Doha’s eclectic skyline rises behind the promenade lining the Persian Gulf in the city neighborhood known as West Bay. This is the business district of Doha, with different headquarters, and ministries. View the area while cruising the harbor on a traditional dhow boat or stay in an elegant hotel. Visit West Bay to experience exquisite shopping, dining and cultural activities.

Stroll along the Doha Corniche in West Bay and gaze up at some of Doha’s most interesting high-rises. Doha Tower or Burj Doha is a bullet-shaped Pritzker Architecture Prize winner whose close-up views reveal a covering resembling mashrabiya, Islamic latticework. Inside, rays of sunshine through the screens create ever-changing geometric patterns of light. The aptly named Tornado Tower appears to twist in the wind. Another architectural highlight in West Bay is the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), recognizable for its floating blade roof.

Shopping in West Bay is a luxurious experience. Find French delights in the elegant Galeries Lafayette in the northern Katara area. Nearby, the Pearl-Qatar offers a lovely blend of residences, shops and restaurants. Shop at the Gate Mall and City Center for fashion items and anything you might need during your visit.

West Bay’s cultural attractions are impressive. Katara Cultural Village has the national orchestra, a planetarium and music with traditional Arab instruments. Get to know 22 Arab countries through the tiny, intriguing artifacts at the Arab Postal Stamp Museum. Look for large public art installations including the Smoke by Tony Smith and Gandhi’s Three Monkeys by Subodh Gupta.

Travel from Hamad International Airport to West Bay by car in about 20 minutes or Katara Cultural Village in about 25 minutes. The metro from the airport serves many spots throughout the West Bay neighborhood.


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Top Hotels in West Bay

Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha
Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha
5 out of 5
Al Matar Street, Doha
The price is $123 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 29
This family-friendly Doha hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of National Museum of Qatar, Gold Souq and Al Khoot Fort. Falcon Souq and MIA ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (605 reviews)
"Really friendly staff"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha
The St. Regis Doha
The St. Regis Doha
5 out of 5
Doha West Bay, Doha
The price is $220 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
Located in West Bay, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within a 15-minute walk of Katara Beach and Doha Exhibition Center. Al Thuraya Planetarium ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (255 reviews)
"Bathroom 🚽 not good"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2021

The St. Regis Doha
InterContinental Doha, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Doha, an IHG Hotel
5 out of 5
Street 900, Bldg. No. 25, Zone 61, Al Dafna, West Bay, PO Box 6822, Doha
The price is $192 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 20
Located in West Bay, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Doha Exhibition Center and Al Thuraya Planetarium. Arab Postal Stamps ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (346 reviews)
"The personal and profressional service of the front desk crowned by the immaculate customer service handled by the Asst Front Office Mgr, Mr Stefan Sigmund. Now my 4 year old daughter is in love with him 😊. Nothing not to like on this memorable stay at this wonderful hotel."

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

InterContinental Doha, an IHG Hotel
W Doha
W Doha
5 out of 5
West Bay, Doha
The price is $209 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Located in Diplomatic Area, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of City Centre Shopping Mall and Smoke Sculpture. The Gate Mall and Doha Corniche are ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (318 reviews)
"The most happening hotel in Doha. Fantastic food outlets. Can never go wrong."

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2021

W Doha
Oryx Airport Hotel
Oryx Airport Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Hamad International Airport, Doha, Qatar
The price is $336 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 3
Situated in Doha, this spa hotel is steps from Vitality Wellbeing & Fitness Centre and Virgin Megastore. The Mall and National Museum of Qatar are also within ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (688 reviews)
"Excellent"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2021

Oryx Airport Hotel
Mondrian Doha
Mondrian Doha
5 out of 5
West Bay Lagoon, Doha
The price is $194 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 20
Situated in the business district, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lagoona Mall, Galeries Lafayette, and Katara Cultural Village. Qatar Opera House ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (140 reviews)
"The girls at concierge, front desk and the girl who cleaned my room were great!!!! Amazing customer we service and they make me feel like home. I would definitely go back"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Mondrian Doha
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