Hotels inside Souq Waqif
There are hotels actually inside the souq area. If you like the vibrant life of a market and love to see different activities, then you would like to stay inside Souq Waqif.
Hotel Souq Waqif – Hotel Souq Waqif is situated right inside Souq Waqif which makes it both good and bad. Good thing is that if your room is on the souq side, you have a great view of the souq’s activities. The downside is that taxi cannot drive you to the door of the hotel.
Arumaila Souq Waqif Boutique Hotel – Another wonderfully located hotel at the edge of the souq. Friendly and attentive service.
Al Jasra Boutique Hotel – Yet another hotel that is located on the souq. Very spacious room and nicely decorated.
Al Najada Souq Waqif Boutique Hotel – Another small and comfy boutique hotel near the entrance of Souq Waqif.
Musheribe Boutique Hotel – One of the latest boutique hotels to add to Souq Waqif.
Other hotels near Souq Waqif
One thing about staying inside the souq is that some people may find the praying in the early morning too noisy. If you prefer a quieter stay, you may consider these hotels which are still nearby but quieter.
Mövenpick Hotel Doha, Sheraton Hotel Doha, Horizon Manor Hotel and Retaj Royale Hotel are all very near to the Corniche and the Museum of Islamic Art. The Corniche promenade is an attractive boulevard lined with palm trees and greens which both tourists and locals love to have a stroll.
Other economic choices of the hotel include La Villa Hotel Apartments which is about half the price of the 4 and 5-star hotels in Doha.
Resorts and Conventions near Souq Waqif
If you come here for business or you want to bring along your family, staying near the city centre or West Bay is probably a better choice.
The Sheraton Doha Resort and Convention Hotel and Four Seasons Hotel Doha with marina are both by the sea. While Hilton Doha, InterContinental Doha the City and W Doha Hotel and Residences are further inland but closer to office buildings and malls.