The St. Regis Doha Celebrates its 5th Anniversary with a Festival of Celebrations and Amazing Offers up for Grabs

The 5th Anniversary Celebration Marks a New Milestone for the Hotel after a Stand-out Year Winning 13 Industry Awards in 2016

The St. Regis Doha, the finest address in Qatar, is celebrating its 5th anniversary in Doha during the month of March, as well as key milestones having won 13 industry awards in 2016, demonstrating once again the hotel’s position as a leader in the 5 star luxury hotel segment not only in Qatar, but throughout the region as well.
This unique occasion presents wonderful offers and promotions throughout the months of March and April for guests to celebrate this momentous occasion and be part of the festival of celebrations including distinctive dining experiences, pampering spa treatments and special room packages.

Since its opening in 2012, The St. Regis Doha has partnered with world class brands that share the same passion for quality and excellence in service, enhancing the hotel’s optimum customer experience and raising the bar for hospitality and culinary offerings in Qatar. In its first year, The St. Regis Doha has opened an exclusive selection of restaurants and lounges including Astor Grill, offering modern New York cuisine, two restaurants by international celebrity Chef, Gordon Ramsay, one for fine dining and a more casual alternative called Opal by Gordon Ramsay, Al Sultan Brahim known for its fresh seafood and Lebanese cuisine, and the world-renowned, authentic Cantonese restaurant Hakkasan.

The hotel is also home to the first Remède Spa in the Middle East with its 22 private treatment rooms, complete with the best quality products along with the Recreation Centre that features state-of-the-art equipment and highly qualified personal trainers. The St. Regis Doha also boasts a full size Olympic outdoor pool, and the largest private beach area for its members and in-house guests as well.

As part of its commitment to diversifying Doha’s music and culture scene, The St. Regis Doha has furthermore introduced new venues last year with “The Club”, offering world-class live music, lively performances and delicious soul food for music lovers and guests to enjoy. The St. Regis Doha also launched The Raw Bar, set in an intimate dinning setting, with only 12 seats available featuring an exquisite menu of sushi, sashimi and seafood with a greater emphasis on fresh, raw food.

Celebrating 5 years of excellence in Doha, The St. Regis Doha will launch several celebrations throughout the month of March in its amazing array of outlets for residents and visitors to enjoy, including an ‘Anniversary Bash’ at the Rooftop with the amazing beats of DJ Camilo Franco, who is so sought out by clubs from all around of the globe from Asia to America, in house special events for guests at The Club and Sarab Lounge as well as special pop up events and birthday surprises for visitors. This special occasion will present an opportunity for the staff at the hotel as well to express their enjoyment of working at such a unique 5 star property with a wonderful staff party to be organised by the hotel especially for this occasion.

Omar Alfardan, President and CEO, Alfardan Group, said: “As the second hotel venture by Alfardan Group, The St. Regis Doha has successfully set a new benchmark in luxury and elegance by providing premier amenities, world class service, and authentic culinary offerings. On its fifth anniversary celebration, we congratulate the hotel’s team for its continuous thrust towards excellence and creating new milestones as it aims to attain further growth and success. We strongly support the vision of H.H. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, The Emir of Qatar, as we continue to expand in Qatar’s hospitality sector and develop iconic, unique and upscale hospitality projects.”

Mr. Tareq Derbas, Area General Manager of Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Iran and Iraq for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Middle East and General Manager of The St. Regis Doha, said: ‘”The St. Regis Doha has raised the bar in the region’s luxury hospitality offering, which is evident from the series of industry accolades it has received in its 5 years of operation. Looking ahead, we are focused on taking The St. Regis Doha to new heights of excellence, offering regional and international guests an unprecedented experience in luxury and service.”

Mr. Derbas continued: “I am extremely proud of the diligent and dedicated St. Regis Doha staff, they are our true assets. As always, we will continue to maintain our position as the finest address in Doha. We have had an extremely successful year and are pleased to be rising to the top of Doha’s rapidly-growing luxury hotel segment. St. Regis hotel exemplifies luxury, elegance and impeccable service, and our talented team is dedicated to meeting the high standards that our guests demand.”

One of the best hotels in the country, the St. Regis Doha has set new benchmarks in the hospitality sector. Last year the hotel was awarded two globally recognised industry awards at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2016 and the World Travel Awards 2016. The news comesoff the back of The St. Regis Doha winning the ‘GCC Hotel of the Year’ Award at the 2016 Food and Travel GCC Awards in Bahrain, with the luxury hotel currently boasting 13 award wins in 2016. Furthermore, The St. Regis Doha was voted among the top 100 at the 2016 Condé Nast Traveller UK Readers’ Travel Awards as the only Qatar-based hotel to feature on the list and one of only three properties in the region to make the cut.

The St Regis Doha is all about luxury and excellence, offering an extensive range of leisure facilities as well as 4,000 square meters of meeting and conference space, making it the preferred destination for both leisure and business travelers. The magnificent ballroom, the largest with natural light, is a popular choice for prestigious weddings. With over 600 weddings held on property to date, and with a projection of 300 more in 2017, the timeless tradition of a St. Regis wedding has become part of the fabric of Doha society. At the most sought-after address and location in Doha, everything for the most memorable wedding possible can be effortlessly arranged from exceptional catering to breathtaking flower arrangements.
Furthermore, the 5-star luxury hotel offers 336 guest rooms, including 70 suites, as well as extensive views of the Arabian Gulf, and an exclusive private beach with discreet ocean-front cabanas. With the St. Regis Doha Butler Service, a signature of The St. Regis guest experience where the guests’ every wish can be granted even prior to arrival from dining reservations, spa treatment reservations, chauffeur services and airport transfers and much more.

The St. Regis Doha has taken the ritual of Afternoon Tea, another St. Regis signature, to heart with dignified gatherings with the company of intimate friends and family, turning it into a timeless celebration from the day the hotel opened until today. The afternoon Tea at The St. Regis Doha is celebrated every day at the Sarab Lounge as a total indulgence of the senses.

The St. Regis invites all guests that have stayed at the hotel to share their memorable snaps on Instagram and snapchat along with an anniversary wish to the hotel. The St. Regis Doha will reward the most inspiring birthday wish Instagram post with a complimentary stay for one night for two people at The St. Regis Doha in the Presidential Suite and a dinner for two at Astor Grill.

Moreover, The St. Regis Doha has special promotions and packages on offer for its 5th year anniversary on weddings held in the Grand ballroom and Al Gassar Ballroom with discounted prices, a dedicated area for singers during weddings in Al Gassar Ballroom, spa treatment for 2 persons, audio visuals equipment at a reduced price and 2 nights stay for the couple in their suite.

Since it opened its doors in 2012, the St. Regis Doha, has been positioned among the finest hotels in the city of Doha.The Hotel currently boasts an impressive 12 destination restaurants and lounges including Gordon Ramsay Mediterranean, Astor Grill, Opal by Gordon Ramsay, Al-Sultan Brahim, The Club, Vine Restaurant, Sarab Lounge, Oyster Bay and Hakkasan Restaurant which reflect a proud heritage and long-standing culture of excellence.

For more information about The St. Regis Doha, or to make a reservation, please contact the hotel directly at telephone (974) 4446 0000, via email at reservations.doha@stregis.com or online at www.stregisdoha.com/5yearsofexcellence