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Welcome to Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel in Doha

Located in Doha’s Al Dafna business district, Retaj Al Rayyan 4-star hotel offers views of the Arabian Gulf and West Bay district. A stone's throw away from local businesses, corporations and embassies including Saudi, UAE and French embassies our ideal location makes us the first choice of hotel in Doha for both business executives and leisure travelers on short or extended visits.

Retaj Al Rayyan Doha hotel is only a 20 minute drive From Hamad international airport, within a 10 minute drive from the popular Souq Waqif, Katara culture village, The Pearl. A short walk from Doha Convention Center Tower, City Centre Doha Mall and the Corniche.

The 19-story accommodation comes with 360 modern spacious rooms and suites. Our Hotel Rooms are equipped with 32” LCD TVs, high speed Wi-Fi internet and minibars. The bathrooms include one of the best hotels branded amenities, including a bathrobe and slippers. Women and family rooms are also available in some floors at the Retaj Al Rayyan Doha Islamic hotel.

Al Maiz restaurant is elegantly decorated to reflect the rich history of Qatar, and serves extensive buffets and menus. Café Zone offers a wide selection of hot and cold beverages as well as delicious snacks and pastries.

The Rimal Health Club of Retaj Al Rayyan includes a sauna and a hot tub, a fully equipped fitness center and an outdoor swimming pool which is conveniently located in mezzanine floor.

In Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel there are a total of 8 meeting rooms. The venues are all fully equipped with state-of-the-art audio and visual facilities with varying capacities and set-ups. The room capacities range From 6 to 200 persons persons, and can support a variety of functions, from business meetings to intimate parties.

Our 4 star hotel in Doha offers Free Wi-Fi in public areas. Free access to the outdoor pool and Health Club, Parking is also free of charge for hotel guests. 24-hour concierge is on hand to help guests arrange anything from restaurant reservations to car-hires.

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  • Dine Around
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Restaurant: Al Sayyad
Cuisine: Sea Food
Location: The Diplomatic Club, West Bay Lagoon
Telephone: 4484 7444
URL:  Al Sayyad

Restaurant: Ipanema
Cuisine: International
Location: West End at Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel
Telephone: 4419 6100
URL: Ipanema

Restaurant: Cucina
Cuisine: Italian
Location: West End at Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel
Telephone: 4419 6100
URL: Cucina

Restaurant: Ungaare
Cuisine: International
Location: Ezdan Hotel, West Bay
Telephone: 4496 9606
URL:  Ungaare

Restaurant: Vapiano
Cuisine: Italian
Location: The Gate Mall, West Bay, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: 44 077188
URL: Vapiano Doha

Restaurant: Al Maiz
Cuisine: International
Location: Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel, Diplomatic District, West Bay
Telephone: 4420 4444
URL: Retaj Al Rayyan, Main Restaurant

Restaurant: Crossroads Kitchen
Cuisine: International
Location: West End at Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel, Al Wahda Street
Telephone: 4419 6100
URL: Crossroads kitchen

Retaj Royale Hotel in Doha is proud and pleased to announce its participation in this year World Luxury Hotel Awards 2014.

An online voting poll where our guests may cast their votes will be available soon.

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Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel in Doha is proud and pleased to announce its participation in this year World Luxury Hotel Awards 2014.

An online voting poll where our guests may cast their votes will be available soon.

You may visit our profile page at



6-8 March / All Day

Qatar Marine Sports Federation (QMSF) under the Presidency of
H. E. Sheikh Hassan Bin Jabor Al-Thani hosts UIM Aqua Bike - Grand Prix of Qatar 06-08 March 2014.




Qatar International Food Festival 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Qatar International Food Festival will be hosted by Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar Airways in the Museum of Islamic Art Park over a long weekend of gastronomic alfresco eating, drinking and cooking, as well as family fun and entertainment. From the 20th to the 23rd of March 2014, internationally renowned chefs will join many of Doha’s top restaurants to celebrate fine dining with the freshest ingredients and latest food trends and tastes, as well as healthy eating options in the capital.



Qatar Motor Show 2014

21-25 February / 4:00 pm
The Qatar International Motor Show (QMS) 2014, to be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre from February 21 to 25, will feature more than 40 brands, including


Mickeys Music Festival 2014

Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha
12 February / 7:00 pm

Following on from the record-breaking success of Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic, Mickey Mouse and his band of friends, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy will be returning to the Qatar National Convention Centre with an exciting new stage show, Disney Live! Mickeys Music Festival, from February 12 – 16.


Aspire: Get Ready!

11 February / 8:00 am

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) is gearing up for National Sports Day (NSD) that will see thousands of Doha residents descend on its unique sporting facilities and venues. Following the remarkable success of the last two NSD celebrations, AZF is offering families a whole day of fun with a variety of sporting and entertainment activities to suit all family members, both young and old



Katara: National Sport Day

11 February / 7:00 am

On the occasion of the Sport Day celebration, the Cultural Village Foundation Katara cordially invites you to participate in this special event and you will enjoy various and different sport activities.


Qatar Total Open 2014


Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex, Doha
10 February / 5:00 pm
 The Qatar Total Open 2014 brings the world’s greatest female tennis players to Doha next month, February 10-16, 2014. World No. 1, Serena Williams, joins defending champion, Victoria Azarenka, as nine of the top 10 players on the WTA Tour headline the 56-player draw.


Qatar National Convention Center, Doha
9 February / 7:00 pm

Sarah Brightman is the world’s biggest selling soprano, an international superstar as beloved for her staggering vocal range (over three full octaves) as for her impassioned film and stage performances. Over a three-decade career, she’s sold over thirty million records worldwide, is the first artist to have been invited twice to perform the theme songs at the Olympic Games, and is frequently credited with pioneering the Classical Crossover genre, allowing music once reserved for conservatories and concert halls to seep onto the pop charts.



Souq Waqif Spring Festival 2014

Souq Waqif, Doha
24 Jan -6 February
Come enjoy the festivities with Souq Waqif Spring festival. The entire Souq is sprawling with shows for everyone, some of which are - Winter Wonderland birds, LED sparklers, Comedy waiters,Men in coats etc. The venues for these activities are – The Souq alley, Art Gallery, Main Parking, Outdoor Theater and Al Ahmed Mosque.

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Paris Saint-Germain Vs Real Madrid Friendly Match

January 2 2014 5:45 pm

Khalifa Stadium

It will be the second time the clubs have met in barely six months after Real emerged 1-0 victors from a pre-season friendly between the two in Gothenburg back in July.

Qatar – the official destination of Paris Saint-Germain – will play host for the yearly Paris Saint-Germain football winter tour. The training camp and friendly match are part of the partnership between Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Paris Saint-Germain for the promotion of Qatar as an attractive tourist destination. QTA will soon be running various international promotional activities for Paris Saint-Germain fans to visit Qatar and watch Paris Saint-Germain play Real Madrid.


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101 Things To Do in Qatar

includes a range of serviced tour packages, aimed at both locals and expats to discover the hidden treasures of Qatar, covering packages such as history, culture, adventure, entertainment, water sports, shopping and leisure. Specific activities available with its 24 hour booking service includes a private desert camp, falcon races, visits to the Museum of Islamic Art, a stroll through Souq Waqif, and much more.

to find out more information please visit Regency Travel website 

Ramadan offer in Retaj Hotels

Enjoy the holy month of Ramadan with your family and friends in the soothing Arabian ambiance of Retaj Hotels, for only 155 QR for Iftar 85 QR for Sohor. for Reservation please contact +974 4420 4444, +974 6687 7907

Traditional Culture of Uzbekistan

31 May - 16 Jun 2013

10:00:am - 10:00:pm

Katara Gallery 1 - Bldg 13


Experience the beauty of Uzbekistan at Qatar’s first ever celebration of the timeless and diverse Uzbek culture.  A joint project between Katara and the Forum of Culture and Arts of the Uzbekistan Foundation, it will feature four distinct sections that includes a presentation of a new book on eastern calligraphy, exhibition of classic and modern Uzbek art, rarities, and a display that will share the traditions and heritage of Uzbekistan.


For more information please visit Katara

Disney On Ice Qatar

Disney on Ice is coming to Qatar! Disney will be hosting its famous Disney on Ice “100 Years of Magic Show” for the first time in the Middle East this summer from June 13-June 16 for an action packed 90 minute performance at the Qatar National Convention Center.

For Tickets please visit http://virginmegastore.me/blog/index.php/disney-on-ice-qatar/

Abaya Exhibition

Exhibition displays and is marketed and jalabiyas abayas and evening dresses, with the participation of many designers and companies, local, regional, and international. To show the latest fashions.

Event Date(s) : 4 – 9 June 2013

Venue : Doha Exhibition Center

Website : Abaya exhibition


 Following the phenomenal success of the 2012 edition of the World Stadium Congress, this pivotal event returns from 3-5 June 2013 as World Stadium Congress 2013 - Hosted in Qatar. This pivotal event is the 5th annual conference in our stadium design and development series.

Organizer : IQPC
Event Date(s) : 2 – 5 June 2013 (2 & 5 June: Interactive Workshops 3 & 4 June: Strategic Conference)
Location : Doha, Qatar
Tel : +971 (0)4 364 2975
Fax : +971 (0)4 363 1938
Website : www.worldstadiumcongress.com



Organizer : Heights Exhibition & Conferences
Event Date(s) : 4 – 6 June 2013
Venue : Doha Exhibition Center
Location : Doha, Qatar
Tel : +974 4016 4184
Fax : +974 4016 4182
Website : www.htsxpo.com

CHRVI – Cooling, Heating, Refrigeration, Ventilation and insulation International Exhibition, the Way to achieve sustainable development in this vital construction Sector to be held in the State of Qatar, the Fastest and Promising Economy in Gulf where HVAC/I Sector is warming up again to be one of the most important fields required in everywhere, residential, commercial, industrial and domestic locations.

Project Qatar

from May 6th - May 9 2013


Project Qatar will be back for its 10th edition from May 6th - May 9 2013. This highly successful show is the 10th International Trade Construction, Building, Environmental Technology & Materials Exhibition. The event attracts key buyers and industry leaders looking for the most up-to-date technology and state-of-the art equipment available on the market.

Project Qatars 2012 edition surpassed all expectations, including its previous edition in 2011, thanks to an overwhelming response from both exhibitors and visitors. This year hosted 2,083 local and international exhibitors from 48 countries spread across 62,000 sqm of indoor and outdoor exhibition space. The event featured over 3,000 brands and marked a record increase of 19% in the number of exhibitors, 20% in surface area, and 44% in international participation.

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8th World Chambers Congress

April 22 - 25, 2013

The ICC WCF World Chambers Congress is organized by the ICC World Chambers Federation. Held every two years in a different region of the world, the Congress is the only international forum for chamber leaders to share best-practice experiences, exchange insights, develop networks, address the latest business issues affecting their communities, and learn about new areas of innovation from chambers around the world.
The Congress addresses at a practical level how chambers can serve, strengthen, and support their member companies.
This exciting event assembles a global community of more than 12,000 chambers of commerce, their leading business members, and influential world leaders. It provides a unique opportunity for interaction between delegates from more than 100 countries.
Venue : Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC)
Location : Doha, Qatar


From Wednesday 24 April 2013 -  08:00am
To Friday 26 April 2013 - 05:00pm
Organizer : Qatar Petroleum
Event Date(s) : 24 – 26 April 2013 
Venue : Doha
Location : Doha, Qatar
Tel : +974 4494 6445
Fax : +974 4493 0329
Website : www.qp.com.qa

For More events in Doha please visit http://www.qatarentertainer.com

Doha Food Festival 2013

 March 28 - 31, 2013


Organizer: Qatar Tourism Authority
Tel : 
(+974) 44997499
(+974) 44991919


Email: info@qatartourism.gov.qa  

Website: www.qatartourism.gov.qa

Made in Qatar

16-18 Jan

exhibition organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Qatar in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Industry is a serious effort to contribute to the building and the national economy and enhance the performance of various sectors, especially in the field of industry, as the essential foundation to diversify sources of national income, and the best use of available Find out more

The Doha Trade Fair 2013

From 1st to 11th Jan

Qatars biggest shopping carnival of the year - to open its doors to the public, Sunday Tuesday 1 at 11 am in a grand ceremony at the Doha Exhibitions Center. The DTF is one of the regions prime trade shows will feature over 570 renowned exhibitors from 29 countries, showcasing and selling a wide range of products varying from household items; toys, gadgets and electronics; perfume and cosmetics; to clothes and food.Find out more

Qatar National Day

Qatar National Day is a national commemoration of Qatar unification and independence and is celebrated on December 18 every year. The holiday was established by a June 21, 2007 decree of the Emir and Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani. Find out more

COP18, Doha 2012
November 26 - December 7, 2012.

Sessions of the 18th Conference of the Parties (COP18) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 8th Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP8), will be held at the iconic Qatar National Convention Center in Doha.

Find out more >


18 Oct - 21 Oct 2012
07:30:pm - 10:00:pm
Katara Amphitheater
Verdi’s acclaimed opera AIDA is finally coming to Katara. First performed in 1871 in Egypt, this production in set and costumes of the world famous sculptor Igor Mitoraj, with more than 80 choristes, 12 ballet dancers, 35 actors and 8 of the most renowned Verdi singers of today, together with the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Verdi specialist Pier Giorgio Morandi.

Don’t miss AIDA, a visual and musical feast at Katara for
2 nights only on the 18th and 21st of October at 7:30 pm.

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Comedy Show @ Bistro 61

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 18:00

Bistro 61, (Above BMW Showroom, Al Fardan Towers) West Bay. Show starts: 8:00pm
Reserve Tickets @ www.Sucq.org

for more information clickhere

Made in the USA Qatar 2012

Date: Sep 05, 2012 to Sep 08, 2012

Venue: Doha Exhibition Center

Audience: Business, Citizens and Residents, Visitors, Families, Media

Diversity of shows and products, covered by the exhibition, will contribute in providing so many jobs opportunities, as well as attracting inward investment to the region.

For more information, please call +974 44327712. You can send a message to Fax +974 44327713, or visitMade in the USA Qatar 2012 website.

From Distance Time By
Hamad International Airport 20 km 22 mins Car
City Center 0.8 km 10 mins Walk
Souq Waqif 4.3 km 10 mins Car
Katara culture village 7.0 KM 9 mins Car
The Pearl 10.0 Km 14 mins Car
Qatar International Exhibition Centre 5.5 Km 7 mins Car

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