The Ascott Limited (Ascott) announces the re-opening of its fully renovated Qatar property, Somerset West Bay Doha. The revamp is in line with the group’s tenacious expansion plans for the region.
Owned by Katara Hospitality, Somerset West Bay Doha originally opened in 2008 with a total of 200 units comprising of two- and three-bedroom apartments and was primarily focused to cater to long-stay guests. In line with changing traveller needs, the newly revamped property now offers 228 units in one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and is the perfect choice for solo, business, and leisure travellers.
Mr Vincent Miccolis, Ascott’s Managing Director for the Middle East, Africa, Turkey and India, said: “We are delighted to announce the re-opening of our newly renovated flagship Qatar property, as we introduce stylish urban living in the heart of Doha once again. Sharing the neighbourhood with some of the country’s most iconic establishments, we are confident that Somerset West Bay Doha will provide an elevated accommodation offering for our existing traveller base as well as new markets. This much-awaited re-opening is among the many exciting upcoming projects we have planned for the region in the coming months and beyond.”
Offering style, comfort and a sense of home, the fully refurbished rooms exude a warm setting, inspired by contemporary and Arabesque décor. Each guest room is complete with floor-to-ceiling windows that provide breathtaking views of the gleaming Doha skyline, along with a range of modern appliances, a fully-equipped kitchen and a dedicated living and dining area, to make each stay convenient and memorable.
A range of recreational facilities, lifestyle activities and business support services are available at the property, including a swimming pool, gymnasium, business centre, breakfast lounge and children’s play area. As part of the property’s transition, a lobby café, restaurant, mini-market and prayer room have been added to further elevate the guests’ experience.
Centrally located in the heart of the city, Somerset West Bay Doha is parallel to the Diplomatic Street and ideally positioned for business travellers with easy access to ministry quarters, embassies, consulates and the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre. Leisure travellers and families will delight at the diverse surrounding community, the property’s close proximity to the beautiful corniche as well as to the City Centre Mall Doha.
Bookings on the revamped property include daily housekeeping services, complimentary Wi-Fi and complimentary use of recreational facilities.