Whether guests want to discover Doha’s art exhibitions, tour the mangroves by kayak, view the latest art installations at Qatar Museums’ fashion and design – innovation hub M7, or take a trip through the era of Mughal carpets – the Mandarin Oriental, Doha is at the heart of it all for guests seeking to experience the extraordinary within easy reach.
Mandarin Oriental, Doha fulfills every traveler’s desire, owing to its prime location at the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha, characterised by its modern architecture and inspired by traditional Qatari heritage, the smart city of Msheireb has been built to become a rich social and civic hub in the heart of the capital once more. Located within easy walking distance from the stunning property are the Mohammed Bin Jassim House and the Msheireb Mosque, built by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Jassim Al-Thani, son of the founder of modern Qatar, the Mohammed Bin Jassim House depicts Doha’s history and its architectural heritage. Whilst, the marvelous Msheireb Mosque fuses modernist ideas with an historically familiar arrangement of Islamic volumes, spaces and thresholds.
Guests can also walk a mere three-minutes from Mandarin Oriental, Doha to M7 and be transported into a world of elegant fashion, experiential public art, and cutting-edge design. Alongside regular exhibitions hosted by the likes of Christian Dior and Valentino, the innovative cultural hub offers workshops such as the UNESCO-recognised Al-Sadu crafting – a heritage central to Bedouin culture, and glass decoupage. For guests looking for more culture, the Souq Waqif, is a five-minute walk from the hotel and houses souvenirs, spices, fabrics and more.
In addition to walking, guests can also take the complimentary Msheireb Tram – for easy access around the bustling Msheireb Downtown, with the closest station only a five-minute walk from the hotel.
Not only is there a host of culture within walking distance of Mandarin Oriental, Doha – there is plenty within a short drive of the property. An eight-minute drive from Mandarin Oriental, Doha takes guests to the Museum of Islamic Art, housing one of the world’s greatest collections of Islamic art. Featuring masterpieces of metalwork, ceramics, jewelry, woodwork, and textiles, each artifact in the collection tells a fascinating story. The National Museum of Qatar, a vibrant and immersive space that invites visitors to explore Qatar’s heritage and culture, is only a 10-minute drive from the Mandarin Oriental, Doha and a short 15 minutes to Hamad International Airport.
“Along with our legendary service, Mandarin Oriental, Doha takes immense pride in fulfilling the emotional connection and cultural immersion that our discerning guests always seek. Our location in the cultural heart of Doha, offering close proximity to the city’s top destinations, ensuring that our guests experience the diverse culture that Doha has to offer” said Martin Schnider, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Doha.
GCC residents looking to visit the dynamic city of Doha and desire to be at the heart of culture need look no further than the luxurious Mandarin Oriental, Doha.