Intercontinental Doha The City

Po Box 22178, Doha, Qatarshow map
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FabulousBased on  69 reviews
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Overview

The 5-star Intercontinental Doha The City Hotel enjoys a convenient setting overlooking Hong Kong Harbour and West Bay. Since 2012 the hotel has been offering accommodation in a 58-story building with innovative architecture and furnishings.

The property is located in West Bay district, 4.1 km from Doha Fort . Doha city center is 6 km away.

The pleasant hotel offers easy access to exhibition centers and convention centers.

Intercontinental Doha The City Hotel lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Doha airport.

Rooms

Guests can enjoy the contemporary rooms which feature an in-room safe, climate control, cable TV, a mini-fridge and a closet. The rooms have a stunning view of the bay. Room facilities include a microwave, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers as well as a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

The hotel has a stylish restaurant serving authentic meals. Guests can try tea and coffee served in the café bar. The property stands close to a coach station and about 100 meters from the steakhouse Prime Steakhouse.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

There are limousine rental services on site.

Relax

Intercontinental Doha The City Hotel indulges guests with a nightclub, a sunbathing terrace and an indoor swimming pool as well as a spa centre, a steam room and a hot tub. Aerobics classes, yoga classes and a fitness center are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for additional charge.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

The personnel at the hotel speaks English, German, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Hungarian, Chinese, Greek, Russian, Arabic, Korean, Hindi, Bahasa Indonesian, Afrikaans, Macedonian, Panjabi / Punjabi, Swahili.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   58.  Number of rooms:   525.

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Facilities
Paid Wi-Fi

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Rooftop pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Postal service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's buffet
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Spa & Leisure

  • Rooftop pool
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Dryer
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 12 pmFREECheck-outuntil 2 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 10 yearsExisting beddingFREE
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Doha Convention CentreDoha Convention Centre2700 ft
Ministry of JusticeMinistry of Justice3000 ft
City Centre Shopping MallCity Centre Shopping Mall1400 ft
City Centre MallCity Centre Mall2000 ftAl Dafna area
Msheireb Enrichment Centre Msheireb Enrichment Centre 4400 ftAl Corniche Street
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Prime SteakhousePrime Steakhouse200 ftInterContinental Doha The City
CucinaCucina1200 ftWest Bay City Center, Al Wahda Street, West Bay, PO Box 25500
New York SteakhouseNew York Steakhouse1200 ftWest Bay City Center, Al Wahda Street, West Bay, PO Box 25500
IpanemaIpanema1200 ftWest Bay City Center, Al Wahda Street, West Bay, PO Box 25500
Jones the GrocerJones the Grocer1300 ftThe Gate Mall
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Aladdin's KingdomAladdin's Kingdom1.8 mi
Sidra Medical Reseach CentreSidra Medical Reseach Centre1.0 mi
Emiri DiwanEmiri Diwan2.4 mi
Qatar International Exhibition CentreQatar International Exhibition Centre1.6 mi
Falcon SouqFalcon Souq2.6 mi
Qatar Sports Club StadiumQatar Sports Club Stadium1.0 mi
Museum of Islamic ArtsMuseum of Islamic Arts2.3 mi
Al Bidda ParkAl Bidda Park1.7 mi
MIA ParkMIA Park2.4 mi
Khalifa Tennis and Squash ComplexKhalifa Tennis and Squash Complex1.1 miAl Majles Twaon Street
The CornicheThe Corniche1.2 mi DohaQatar
State Grand Mosque State Grand Mosque 1.3 miAl Muhandiseen Street
Al Ahli StadiumAl Ahli Stadium2.2 miDoha, Qatar, Doha
Museum of Islamic ArtMuseum of Islamic Art2.3 miCorniche
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Getting around
Airports
Doha (DOH)6.5 mi
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Reviews
8.2
FabulousBased on  69  reviews

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9.0
Rooms
8.0
Service
  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Nothing

    Lack of properly trained staff, a functioning business centre, showers that did not flood, one rather than two-three main entrances to the hotel, etc, etc.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Location is ok. Room was very large and comfortable. Bathroom was very large with seperate shower and tub. Swimming pool area very good.

    The internet is not free which is ridiculous for a 5 star hotel. Breakfast was very poor and very expensive. 100 Riyals and no cerials and no hot food whatsoever. Smoked salmon and cold cuts for breakfast are you kidding? Where were the sausages scrambled and fried eggs, beef bacon etc? Tv was very annoying whilst trying to watch a program it was reverting every 10 minutes back to the main menu. Start again. Water takes at least 10 minutes to run hot. After that it is very good with plenty of pressure

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Outstanding presentation and functionality -we upgraded to "executive style" accomodation (for a relativley modest amount) which proved to be one of the best value packages during our holiday

  • 6.2
    Good

    Hotel location and staff

    The current building works outside my window keeping me awake all night Food quality was only average Would not recommend at this time until building works completed

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    I been there short visit I like the city

    Very nice place

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Nothing really, my whole stay was a total mess.

    1. The hotel is surrounded by 4 construction sites. The noise starts from very early morning and it doesn't stop till evening. I wasn't aware that I need earplugs to stay there, but I suggest the hotel offers them complimentary. 2. It took me nearly an hour to find the hotel when coming from the Airport.During that time I called the Concierge for location four times and every time I received different guidance. Subsequently,I had 3 business meetings at the hotel with Doha residents. All of them used about an hour to find the location. 3. The furniture in the room look really cheap - especially the sofa and the computer table. The washbasin top in the bathroom is made of the chepest white plastic, which besides being badly scratched already at this brand new hotel, had one whole chipped corner on the left side. That interior fit out is much more suitable for budget Accor Hotels, rather than Intercontinental. 4. The service in that hotel is very slow and terrible. Every time I made a telephone call requesting something, I needed at least 3-4 follow up calls to make sure I was understood. Simple things like matches took 30 min to deliver. 5. On my arrival the mini bar was completely empty - no refreshments or drinks at all. Again, it took an hour to get someone to fill it. 6. My room was on the 34th floor. It usually takes 5 min to get hot water in the shower. 7. The last, but not least important, most of the hotel staff had serious problems in communicating in proper English.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Very helpful staff, the first room I was given did not match the description provided from Booked.net, ie separate living area. When I mentioned this staff immediately re located me to a room with separate living area. Lovely room, extrememly comfortable and stunning bathroom. Located close to good shopping centre which is a bonus as in hot dusty conditions it is a good option to pass time in Doha indoors.

    No day spa as yet, and smoking allowed in the one restaurant which I tried is pretty unpleasant for non smokers.

  • 9.0
    Superb

    Beautiful, modern, clean hotel. Attentive, but not over bearing staff.

    Doha isn't cheap.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Memorable stay, the hotel is just as you' would expect from Intercontinental, very friendly staff with great value and they have many nice restuarants unfortunately I could not try for my short stay, but next time sure I will.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Location. It was in the city center.

    The cleaning of the bathrooms wasn't as clean as expected for 5-star hotel.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The room was nit ready although I arrived afteR 03:00 pm and I had to wait without telling me how long I need to wait just wait!

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    They have variety of rooms and suites (1,2,3& 4)bedrooms. They have variety of resurants

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    Nothing everything was under expectations I didn't believe that I was staying at 5 Stars hotel had 2 Nightmares not 2 nights stay

    Service was very poor : 1) I was checked in at different room than the one I've booked & paid 2) Service was very poor I had to call 9 times to get my request from what they call it at their room phone ( Immediate Service Bottom 3) They never cleaned my room every morning I had to call & fight many times to have it done, 4) Very rood stuff specially at the club floor 5) Facilities very poor less than one star 6) Service very poor less than 1 star 7) I didn't catch up my meeting first day because of the delay to my request 8) I will never forget this bad business trip in my life.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Its a great new hotel, excellent and friendly staff. The room was very big and wonderful view of the Westbay. Very near to the shopping centre. The Square Restaurant was very good and has a lot of variety.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Staff were very friendly and quick to respond to any request for help or assistance. The hotel upgraded me to the business floor, and it was nice to have the nespresso coffee machine in my office, complete with capsules. Hotel has a very a nice restaurant and bar on the top floors 55&56th, with a wonderful view over the West Bay area. View from the pool equally impressive. Very good hotel for business travelers.

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Highlights
8
FabulousBased on  69 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Luxury Hotels in Qatar

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Good to know
Check-infrom 12 pmFREECheck-outuntil 2 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 10 yearsExisting beddingFREE
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Airports
Doha (DOH)6.5 mi
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