• Deutsche Hospitality takes an important step in pursuit of its Middle East expansion strategy by opening Steigenberger Hotel Doha
• The luxury hotel will be the first flagship property in Doha, Qatar expected to open it‘s doors in Fall 2021
Doha, Qatar, September 5, 2021: Bringing together the renowned German and Qatari hospitality, Deutsche Hospitality announces the launch of its first Steigenberger Hotel in Doha. Steigenberger Hotel Doha represents the new luxury flagship hotel of Deutsche Hospitality’s major brand, Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts, the largest German hotel brand in the Middle East.
Located in the heart of the commercial district of Doha, the flagship property is part of Deutsche Hospitality’s tenacious expansion plans for the region offering pure luxury and hospitality at its best to the Middle East. Steigenberger Hotel Doha will welcome guests and residents to its exclusive property full of character, glamour and elegance during Fall 2021 with soft opening scheduled during the month of September.
Steigenberger Hotel Doha brings an element of sophistication to one of the world’s most coveted destinations. The hotel features 206 guest rooms, including 28 suites and a lavish Royal suite, opulently designed for business and leisure travellers alike. Offering an extraordinary and memorable travel experience to all guests, the expansive property boasts five dining outlets comprising of an international all-day dining venue, including a retail / café & Bakery section with direct access to a luxury retail shopping centre, speciality restaurant European Bistro, a lobby Cafe and an outdoor terrace featuring a wide variety of Levantine and Mediterranean Cuisines to cater to all tastes in a lively atmosphere.
Commenting on the launch, CEO Marcus Bernhardt says: “We are delighted to announce the launch of our first Steigenberger Hotel in Doha, Qatar which is one of the most dynamic cities in the region. We are excited to bring the Steigenberger core values of tradition, passion and perfection to Doha, offering luxury experiences and world-class hospitality.”
General Manager Sherief Abouelmagd adds: “We look forward to delivering the legacy of the Steigenberger brand fused with Qatari hospitality to our guests, presenting limitless elegance and remarkable service. The Steigenberger brand represents forward-thinking German hospitality uniting heritage and modernity where everyone is greeted with genuine warmth and experience excellent service.”
The hotel’s unique architecture and contemporary styling complements Doha’s magnificent landscape exuding the perfect combination of elegance and sophistication. The interiors are designed using bespoke and distinctive signature detailing to reflect the personality of the city. Every Steigenberger hotel is unique, embodying the social and cultural milieu of the place of its creation, and welcomes guests from all across the world as well as locals in a warm and comforting atmosphere.
Conference and banqueting space across five expansive meeting rooms, each named after popular German cities, house the latest amenities and serve as an ideal venue for board meetings, business or private events. The hotel also boasts a Grand Ballroom, accommodating up to 350 guests designed with an elegant staircase and breathtaking chandeliers, making it an idyllic destination for a wedding or intimate celebration. Other facilities include a state-of-the-art gym extending over two floors, a wellness center and a rooftop pool offering stunning panoramic views of the city.
Further extending its footprint in the Middle East, Steigenberger Hotel Doha is the first hotel to open under Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts brand. Deutsche Hospitality is set to open 20 new hotels by the end of 2023 in key leisure destinations including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Muscat, Salalah, Jeddah and Riyadh. The group’s robust global expansion plan spans across its portfolio, including Steigenberger Icons, Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels, Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts, MAXX by Steigenberger, Jaz in the City, IntercityHotel and Zleep Hotels.
As a proud member of Huazhu Group, Deutsche Hospitality runs 160 hotels on three continents, of which 30 are currently in the pipeline. Huazhu Group is one of the most successful hotel companies worldwide with a portfolio of around 7,000 hotels and a loyalty programme counting more than 170 million members across the globe.