Msheireb Hotels are plenty, but one that stands out is Msheireb Boutique Hotel. It’s a hidden gem among International chains – stop by and check out the charm. Nearby, you have Souq Waqif – an expat favourite for a a cultural experience. Msheireb Museums one in particular headed by Sheikha Moza herself. If you’re wondering about what to do in Msheireb, start with the Museums which offer a deep understanding of Qatar’s past, present, and future initiatives.
Life in Msheireb
Life in Msheireb is business oriented with a little cultural persuasion. Close to Souq Waqif and the main market area, there’s a lot to do in Msheireb. The area’s main appeal is mom and pop shops and small roads, characteristic to the older Qatar we knew and loved. Qatar is undergoing a major transformation in the Msheireb district – turning it into a cultural inspiration, beginning with Souk Waqif. Msheireb is loved by both families and expats, as well as those looking to dig deeper into the Qatari culture, take a trip back in time and live in the midst of all that is Qatar.
This is the perfect time to visit Mushereib as it’s become a focal point in Qatar’s new development plan. Culture and modern chic crash head on to create a destination for cultural enrichment and rich hospitality.
The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa
The fairly new Westin Doha, built in 2015, is modern extravagance in the city. Dining ranges from a sizzling steakhouse to flavourful Thai cuisine – with two outdoor pools, and a poolside cafe. Hotels in Soha are plenty, but the Westin has made its mark as one of the most modern chic stays in Doha – only 3 years old, it’s equipped with some of the latest tech and style.
The best words to describe DoubleTree is grace and elegance. Go for a swim in the outdoor pool and check out the million dollar view – it’s a sight for sore eyes. The staff at this establishment are known for their authentic and friendly behavior, you could say they never forget a face. Another perk of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Doha, is location. It may not be situated in West Bay or The Pearl, but that’s the beauty of its unique calm surroundings. A must see!
You won’t have to travel far from the airport to reach this elegant destination. The Grand Regal will welcome you to both worlds of Qatar living – culture and tradition, and modern sophistication. A quaint and tasteful blend with city views and great location. Close to the Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar National Museum, and Qatar National Library.
Restaurants in Msheireb
Tons of gems for life in Msheireb with Souq Waqif bringing in the majority of contenders. If you’re looking for authentic cuisine, move into Msheireb and stay close.
The word on the street is that Gymkhana has outdone India when it comes to Indian food. The authenticity of its dishes make it seem so, while a 4.5 rating on TripAdvisor is pretty persuasive. Described as ‘super tasty’ and deserving of unlimited encors. Located in the cultural inspiration that is Souk Waqif, and we hear the Desi Lassi is perfection, bon appetit!
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A little taste of the Mediterranean Sea off the Arabian Gulf. Beirut brings it with traditional recipes and the perfect outdoor seating at Souq Waqif. When you visit, make sure you snag a seat on the patio and try the ‘Halloumi on a pan’. A 4.2 rating for a great menu, casual atmosphere, and of course, that patio.
Thailand makes several appearances in Doha – Sabai Thai does a tremendous job with the ambiance, and the utensils are handmade in Thailand – a nice touch. They hold a 4.1 rating on Google, will definitely make the top 5 Thai Restaurants, located at the Westin Doha.
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