Al Waab Life Guide

About Al Waab

Expats looking to live in or visit Qatar, this is your tour bus around Al Waab! As one of the central areas of Doha, Al Waab speaks volumes to the city’s key mission statements and future developments. Home to Aspire Park, Villagio Mall, and others still under construction, Al Waab remains in the top list of places to see in Doha. A few community favourites include Jungle Zone Theme Park at Hyatt Plaza Shopping Mall, Gondolania Theme Park at Villagio Mall, and Khalifa International Stadium at Aspire Park.

Life in Al Waab

Living in Al Waab is a decision many expats hope to make going into Doha. Close to all major roads, connecting you to every end of the city, home to some of Doha’s best and most luxurious malls, and filled with family friendly compounds, standing villas, and city views from your apartment. Short stays should always include sporting events at Aspire Park, tons of shopping, and family visits to the green filled parks.

Al Waab Hotels

Al Waab is considered a high end suburb, catering to families as well as visitors. Home to Aspire Park and some of the most elegant hotels in Doha.

Aspire Park Doha - Al Waab
The Torch Doha

We can’t talk about hotels in Al Waab without mentioning The (iconic) Torch Doha. Surrounded by Aspire Park and a 360 view of the city, this hotel offers its guests a swimming pool, fitness centre, restaurants, a lounge, spa, breakfast and parking included…but the experience of the Torch Doha Hotel goes beyond the 5 star expectation with such unique aesthetics.

Al Aziziyah Boutique Hotel Doha

Inspired by a classical touch, Al Aziziyah Doha is another pillar in Aspire Park accommodations. The architectural design, an ode to the Victorian Era, is a fairytale. Amenities include an indoor pool, a heated pool, succulent restaurants, fitness centre, spa, and is steps to one of Doha’s finest malls, Villagio.

Al Shaqab Hotel

At the centre of Doha’s Education City, lies Al Shaqab Hotel. A charming and calming lifestyle hotel on Al Shaqab Equestrian grounds. This hotel is especially loved by travellers looking to ‘live’ as well as ‘stay’. Each guest room is provided a gym kit, emphasizing the hotel’s healthy lifestyle mission, or enjoy your time at the oasis for a relaxing and serene night by the water.

Restaurants in Al Waab

Al Wabb has so much to offer, it’s no doubt the restaurant scene is dishing out in this region. Villagio Mall is at the heart of doha restaurants, starting with…

Sugar & Spice

Oh, the character, the charisma, the delicious and mouthwatering pastries! Sugar & Spice is a Doha gem, the decor, their website, the fine details that seem to speak to us all differently. There’s definitely something very magical here. The menu is small yet full of selection – just ask someone from the long entry line! 5 stars all around.


If you’re looking for a delicious gourmet burger and fries, Burgeri is where it’s at. A low key, good vibes atmosphere for the whole family. To get here, you may have to cross the beautiful Aspire Park Running Trail – what a location! It’s a little taste of American Fast Food for those missing home.

Hunters Room & Grill Doha

This European grill / steakhouse is famous for its juicy steak plates. The atmosphere is a perfect play off the name with exceptional service. Reviewers suggest the Tomahawk Steak and the Duck and Grilled Prawns. Doha restaurants like this are what give Doha a good name in the culinary industry – a must try!

One of Doha’s best suburb Neighbourhoods, filled with sports activities, parks, lots of shopping, and some of the best dining experiences. For more on Qatar, head to our blog – we have the scoop on everything you need to know about the city!

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