Forbes Travel Guide, the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its 2022 Star Awards. Mandarin Oriental, Doha has been recognised and awarded for its third consecutive year a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award and for the first time a Five-Star awarded to The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Doha. Making it the only hotel in Qatar for achieving the distinguished achievement of two awards.
Overlooking Barahat Msheireb, a creatively designed climate-controlled town square, Mandarin Oriental, Doha enjoys a unique setting in the centre of Msheireb Downtown Doha, the lifestyle and cultural heart of the city. Designed by the world-renowned David Collins Studio, the hotel’s 117 rooms, 41 suites and 91 serviced apartments fuse an elegant, contemporary design with subtle elements of traditional Qatari heritage. Guests can expect an inviting ambiance, exquisite décor and bespoke service, where traditional Middle Eastern charm meets Mandarin Oriental’s legendary hospitality.
Offering a holistic approach to relaxation and rejuvenation, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Doha focuses on the wellbeing of mind, body and spirit. Signature programmes and treatments for which Mandarin Oriental is renowned, are tailor-made to the individual, thereby providing a completely bespoke experience for every guest. Spread over 3,030 square meters, the nine spacious treatment rooms include two VIP suites and one exclusive couples’ suite. Facilities include separate male and female areas with indoor pools, heated loungers, steam rooms, dry saunas and experience showers.
“We are delighted to be recognized for our commitment in exceeding guests’ expectations and maintaining service standards with this level of hospitality distinction by the Forbes Travel Guide,” said Martin Schnider, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Doha “Receiving a Five-Star rating for both Mandarin Oriental, Doha and The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Doha is a great honour for us, and we are eager to continue achieving our mission and legendary service delivered by our dedicated colleagues,” he added.
The Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. The anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on up to 900 objective standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through an independent inspection process.