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Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel
Ranked #40 of 135 Hotels in Doha
Czech Republic
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“Nothing special”
Reviewed November 4, 2008

I was staying for 20 days during October and the first impression was good. But after couple of days I found couple of disappointing things. Room AC units are just ON / OFF - the temperature settings are just for fun, so the room is hot or cold. Breakfasts weren't 5* at all and about 10 AM almost every food was eaten. Room service was normal - nothing bad. Swimming pool was under maintenance all the time, but the hotel personnel was trying to convince me that "it will be next day". The good thing about this hotel is free and really working Internet. Generally, there is nothing special at all about this hotel and the overall experience is not 5* at all.

  • Liked — Internet connection
  • Disliked — Swimming pool
  • Stayed October 2008, traveled on business
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Property: Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel
Address: Diplomatic Street | Dafna, Doha, Qatar
Location: Qatar > Doha
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #40 of 135 Hotels in Doha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 360
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel The Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel is ideally located in the heart of the commercial and diplomatic district, and overlooks the West Bay area. With a full panoramic view of the bay, this newly built hotel features 360 spacious rooms and suites. The rooms are equipped to the finest standards, and the hotel offers a wellness centre, an outdoor swimming pool and a comprehensive range of food and beverage outlets. The Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel is just 15 minutes away from Doha International Airport, and is at walking distance to Doha City Centre Shopping Mall. There is also easy access to the Qatar International Exhibition Centre. With its fine accommodations and exceptional level of service, it is a perfect choice for both leisure and business travelers. ... more   less 
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