Hotel investment company Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company (ARTIC) and Element Hotels, a Marriott Bonvoy brand, announced the opening of Element West Bay by Westin earlier this week.
The hotel has 180 studio, one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments with views of both the city and the coast. They feature a large workstation and fully equipped kitchens, besides living and dining areas.
It is a five-minute walk from a few of the city’s beach clubs, and is also easily accessible from key recreational and financial landmarks in Qatar’s capital including the Doha Exhibition Convention Center and the City Center Mall.
Guests at the property can avail of a complimentary Rise breakfast which includes morning staples, followed by all-day dining at Californian food culture concept ShiKiMiKi.
Also, the Restore Grab & Go menu, available throughout the day, includes a variety of on-the-go meals from salads and sandwiches to yoghurt and snacks. Doha Baking Co is the hotel’s lobby lounge café.
Club33 is the hotel’s lounge with panoramic views of the West Bay city skyline and the coast.
The hotel’s leisure amenities include an indoor pool, Lotus Spa and Motion Fitness Center which is open 24-hours a day.
Tarek M. El Sayed, managing director and CEO of ARTIC said, “We are pleased to introduce Element West Bay to the local market where we continue to enrich Qatar’s hospitality scene by working with leading hospitality operators such as Marriott International. ARTIC’s portfolio now includes 12 hotels in Doha and 35 operational hotels across all regions, highlighting the continued expansion of our business operations locally, regionally and internationally.”
El Sayed added that sustainability was a major consideration during the construction of the hotel. “As we did with Element City Center, we have developed this property with sustainable construction processes front of mind, paying close attention to key energy efficiency considerations in line with wider sustainable building trends. In addition, the buildings have been developed using durable materials and products to lower the amount of required maintenance and ultimately reduce the carbon footprint of our properties,” said El Sayed.
Element Hotels has over 100 properties across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and Africa.
(Image: Supplied by Element by Westin)