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The Ritz-Carlton, Doha
Ranked #12 of 134 Hotels in Doha
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99 reviews
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“Afternoon Tea - very nice”
Reviewed May 19, 2012

Reasonably priced (compared to other 5* afternoon teas), attentive service, and delicious scones!
Make sure you book in advance, as it was full on a friday afternoon.
Smart - casual...but I felt laid back and enjoyed the selection of sandwiches, scones and deserts.
A must if you're wondering what to do on a friday in Doha with friends!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2012 via mobile

Look one likes to suck in the local vibe when one travels. However one stays at hotels like the ritz Carlton for an international quality of service. This is just not the case. If you arrive a little late don't expect your room to be ready. You may be asked to hang around the lobby or a few hours. This has happened to me on at least three occasions. When you a tired traveller this is irritating. The locals hat travel from the region obviously don't seem to mind. However once you get your room is lovely. If you have time the spa is great lovely pool as well.

Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2012

I ate here with my wife on the 10th May and it was a very dissapointing experience. Service was poor, every dish we chose was presented to us incorrectyl i.e I got my wifes dish and she got mine. While a small thing not what I expect from a five star hotel restaurant.

The food was OK but my big crab pasta was missing any crab taste, the pasta had been cooked and then rehaeated and th edish was not hot.

The staff were not friendly a smiles were clearly banned that night. When I spoke with the manager regarding the issues his comment was that the staff were not very good. I was amazed at such an admission, isnt it a major part of the managers joj to train the staff correctly.

Needless to say would not return

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed May 4, 2012

Visited the pool and had brunch twice during the last two weeks. Amazing service and very polite and helpful staff.
Very impressive choice and cool presentation of buffets.
Great play area for the kids!
Guaranteed to have a relaxing time with your family.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Skysurferr
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed April 25, 2012

Stayed here for an extended layover. Hotel is huge, didn't get to explore it all. Service was excellent. My only complaint was that the room I stayed in had an odd shape, but that's not really the hotels fault. Would definitely recommend to others.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 24, 2012

My husband and i have just returned from Doha after visiting our daughter. We travelled with Lufthansa on business class which was absolutly fantastic.
Whilst in doha our daughter booked us into the Ritz-carlton for the brunch well it was the most amazing experience. There were so many dishes it was physically impossible to get round them all.
Everything you could eat from Prime beef to the finest shrimps and crayfish.
There were a lot of cosmopolitian dishes beautifully presented, champagne was included
and the staff made sure your glass was never empty.
The staff were so helpful and friendly no request was a problem.
The dessert section had to be seen to be believed.
This is an experience one should not miss if you visit doha.

Room Tip: As we only went for the brunch we cannot comment on rooms etc however the interior is pretty spectu...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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Thank patricia m
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Reviewed April 20, 2012 via mobile

For a special occasion this hotel has been amazing. With very friendly staff and faultless service. The best birthday ever, with cake in the room and flowers on the bed and in the bath.

Stayed April 2012
Thank Carl N
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Property: The Ritz-Carlton, Doha
Address: West Bay Lagoon | PO Box 23400, Doha 23400, Qatar
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Location: Qatar > Doha
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Doha
#12 Luxury Hotel in Doha
#13 Romantic Hotel in Doha
#17 Family Hotel in Doha
#19 Business Hotel in Doha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Doha 5*
Number of rooms: 374
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Voyage to an exclusive island resort, nestled on the shores of the sparkling blue waters. Grand, yet inviting, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is an exceptional Qatar hotel that combines extravagant elegance with the warmth of a traditional Arabian welcome. ... more   less 
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