(08 Mar 2021)
GHM has unveiled plans to open a new luxury resort in
Developed by Triple A, a Qatari real estate
consortium, The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort, Doha will occupy a beachfront setting
within the landmark 100-hectare Katara Cultural Village
district that includes theatres, concert halls, exhibition
galleries, mosques, restaurants, shops, a park and an open
The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort, Doha will feature
59 rooms and suites as well as 32 chalets and villas.
“The Katara Cultural Village is a microcosm of
everything that Qatar stands for and what it aspires to be,” said
GHM Chief Executive Officer, Tommy Lai. “Our resort shall be both
a springboard to and a respite from one of the most invigorating
experiences to be had in the region. It is an oasis of calm and
heritage in the middle of a dynamic and modern city.”
The Chedi’s principal hotel building will house a
lobby lounge with 180° views of the sea, an expansive spa and
fitness facility, as well as rooms and suites with terraces and views
over the Persian Gulf and Doha skyline.
The 32 villas dotting the extensive landscaped
gardens in the Katara Hills range from one to five bedrooms, all
with private gardens and swimming pools, offering privacy, luxury
and tranquility in the heart of the city.
The Chedi’s F&B offering will
include a Lobby Lounge and an all-day dining venue on the ground floor of the palace
with live cooking stations. An exclusive cigar
lounge anchors the ground floor at one end of the palace and neighbours the resort’s Chedi Lounge.
On the beachfront promenade, a long swimming pool
accents the principal resort building while a second infinity pool
offers a relaxing environment for families to enjoy a wide variety
of snacks and fresh juices at the stand-alone Beach Club.
WATG has been chosen as architect, whilst Wimberly
Interiors will handle the resort’s interior design.
The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort, Doha is expected to open in July 2022, ahead
of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
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