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Luxury Apartments in Central Doha

Doha City

Your Arabic flavoured household needs 

Al Serdal Café

A gem for explorers of local cultural hideouts 

Bone and Joint Center (Hamad Orthopedic Clinic)

The nearest point for Public Hospital

Sahran 24 hour Supermarket

Your corner shop for grocery  

Bollywood Masala (Indian Restaurant)

For those who crave for some Indian flavours 

Qatar National Museum (Soon to open)

The most awaiting museum of Middle-East 

Orient Pearl Restaurant

Corniche hotspot with great ambience and traditional cuisine 

Al Meera Supermarket

Local chain supermarket 

Museum Of Islamic Art

Mesmerizing architecture design by I.M. Pei  and fascinating culture within 

Idam (Alain Ducasse Restaurant inside MIA)

Hop-stop and jump away from celebrity dining in the heart of Iconic museum 

Qatar Islamic Cultural Center (FANAR)

Represents and teaches Qatari culture to the world 

Souq Waqif

Renowned Bazaar for antiques, spices, souvenirs, traditional treats and endless cafes with sheesha 

Dhow Harbour

You can watch the traditional dhows return from sea, and sunset is the best time to do this

Bank Street & Exchange Center

Transfer and currency exchange 

Kabayan Supermarket

Philippine convenient store for grocery shopping 

Al Rawnaq Trading Center

Low prices stationery and other goods 

Corniche Promenade

Perfect for a long stroll of city view, skyscapers, traditional boats and catching a dazzling sunset on Arabian Sea 

Qatar National Library

Non-profit organisation with information resource available for everyone 

Al Rafa Pharmacy

Pharmaceutical services 

Al Koot Fort

Built in 1880 during the Ottoman period, this big white fort was formerly used as an ethnographic museum, but remains a popular photo-spot.

Clock Tower

Located on a hill next to the Grand Mosque, this old clock tower features Arabic numerals on its face, while offering a scenic view to the Corniche at the same time.

Doha Heritage Village

Here at the traditional Qatari village, visitors can expect to see weaving, pearl trading, and a dhow (traditional boat).

Heritage Library:

One of the largest research centres in the Middle East, the library houses over 51,000 books in Arabic and other languages on Qatar and the Middle East, together with 600 antique maps, 2,000 manuscripts and 6,000 original photographs.

Souq Waqif

A must-visit maze-like shopping corridor where one can find spices, textiles and falcons, or simply sit around to smoke a Sheesha.

Al Zubara Fort

This fort-turned-museum was constructed in 1938 and erected on the ruins of a neighbouring fort, serving as a coast-guard station until the mid-1980s when the military took over.

Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar’s Gallery

Located in the heart of a city and region with an extraordinarily vibrant and diverse cultural heritage, VCU Qatar plays a central role in the modern cultural life of Qataris and Middle Easterners.

Orient Pearl

These sea view terraces offer food and night entertainment along with awesome views to the Corniche of Doha.

Katara Cultural Village

A huge cultural city which hosts a roman-style public auditorium, Museums, Galleries, Libraries and many more cultural attraction, and several restaurants that offer Egyptian, Indian, Turkish and seafood cuisine.

Corniche

The scenic seaside promenade that curves around Doha Bay and affords pretty views of Palm Tree Island and the city's skyscrapers is an excellent site for strolling, rollerblading or simply lazing around. 

Doha Zoo

Located near the Sports City complex, the Doha Zoo features a variety of animals, including the Oryx, Qatar's national animal.

Rumeila Park

The landscaped park on Doha Corniche that comes with an outdoor theatre, art gallery and water features, is a great place to take the kids out.  

Jungle Zone

Offering 3,500 sq m of animal-themed children's attractions, the city’s most popular indoor theme park promises hours of fun and excitement for all at home.

Al Shahaneya

The private nature conservative farm is a great destination for a family day, whether it is to relax under the trees or to enjoy an Arabic barbecue meal.

Idam Restaurant

For refined Mediterranean cuisine with a touch of influence from the Middle East.

Orient Pearl

For food and night entertainment served in terraces and accompanied by awesome views to the Corniche of Doha.

Al Mourjan

Serves an extensive range of authentic Lebanese and International Cuisine including one hundred Lebanese appetizers and a succulent selection of fresh barbeque and exquisite seafood.

Jones the Grocer

An Australian-origin food emporium aimed at inspiring a love of great food and providing customers with a full gourmet experience.

NEO

Despite the bewildering array of cuisines on the menu, Neo is essentially a chic Japanese restaurant with a wonderful selection of sushi and a chef who knows what he's doing behind the teriyaki counter.

Paul

A great place to dine within the Villaggio mall.

City Centre-Doha

The largest shopping centre in Qatar offers a diverse integrated shopping-cum-entertainment experience that covers jewellery, perfumery, multiplex cinema, a bowling alley, a children's arcade, as well as an indoor ice-skating rink.

Villaggio

Designed to look like Venice in terms of architecture, the mall is home to many western stores and eateries of Western style.

Hyatt Plaza

Located near Sports City, the plaza houses a large children's playland called "Jungle Zone."

Landmark Shopping Mall

Focuses mostly on clothing, jewellery, cosmetics and grocery shopping. 

The Mall

Qatar's first shopping mall.

Lagoona Mall

An elegant boutique mall with lifestyle stores, internationally renowned restaurants, fashion and brands.  

Museum of Islamic Arts

An iconic feature of the Doha skyline inspired by elements of classic Islamic architecture, the Museum of Islamic Art represents the full scope of Islamic art from three continents spanning 1,400 years.

National Museum of Qatar

Opens in December 2014 at the end of Al Muthaf Street.

Msheireb Enrichment Centre

A floating barge docked at the Doha Corniche, the centre serves as an educational portal to showcase Qatar's glorious past and soaring ambitions for the future

Museum of Orientalists:

One of the most significant collections ever assembled in the world with approximately 700 hundred paintings, water colours, drawings and prints, acquired over twenty years.

Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art

The museum houses a collection of Modern Art from the Arabic world based on a collection amassed by Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Al Khor Museum

Housed in a building overlooking the seafront of Al Khor city, the museum presents the way of life of the inhabitants of the past in addition to archaeological discoveries.

Oryx Farm and the Equestrian Club

Houses Qatar’s national animal in such large numbers that cannot be found elsewhere.

Camel Racing:

Witness one of the more novel competitive events in the region when the racing season begins in October and lasts for months.

Doha Golf Club

Golfers will enjoy the 18-hole, par 72 championship course which has hosted a number of major international golfing championships.

Dune Bashing

For those looking for a different kind of adventure, the desert offers the opportunity to get out in the dunes to sand-ski or sand-board.

Drag Racing

The Arabian Drag Racing League in Qatar features competitions in 11 diverse classes including Pro Extreme Motorcycle, Extreme 10.5, Pro Nitrous, and Pro Extreme

Fraser Suites Doha

Get directions to

Fraser Suites Doha sits elegantly along the waterfront promenade of Doha Corniche that stretches along the glistening Arabian coastline conjoining government offices, the central business district and Hamad International Airport, all within short distances.  The lively Souq Waqif in Doha offers an eclectic mix of restaurants, cafés and shops within the vicinity of our West Bay Doha apartments, along with cultural appreciation through the Doha Museum of Islamic Art.

Fraser Suites Doha

48675 Al Meena Street,
Corniche Road,
P.O.Box # 29444
Doha
Qatar

فريزر سويتس - الدوحة

 48675 شارع المينا رقم

صندوق البريد  29444 طريق الكورنيش  الدوحة - قطر 

  • Al Rafa Pharmacy

    Pharmaceutical services 

  • Qatar National Library

    Non-profit organisation with information resource available for everyone 

  • Corniche Promenade

    Perfect for a long stroll of city view, skyscapers, traditional boats and catching a dazzling sunset on Arabian Sea 

  • Al Rawnaq Trading Center

    Low prices stationery and other goods 

  • Kabayan Supermarket

    Philippine convenient store for grocery shopping 

  • Bank Street & Exchange Center

    Transfer and currency exchange 

  • Dhow Harbour

    You can watch the traditional dhows return from sea, and sunset is the best time to do this

  • Souq Waqif

    Renowned Bazaar for antiques, spices, souvenirs, traditional treats and endless cafes with sheesha 

  • Qatar Islamic Cultural Center (FANAR)

    Represents and teaches Qatari culture to the world 

  • Idam (Alain Ducasse Restaurant inside MIA)

    Hop-stop and jump away from celebrity dining in the heart of Iconic museum 

  • Museum Of Islamic Art

    Mesmerizing architecture design by I.M. Pei  and fascinating culture within 

  • Al Meera Supermarket

    Local chain supermarket 

  • Orient Pearl Restaurant

    Corniche HotSpot with great ambience and traditional cuisine 

  • Qatar National Museum (Soon to open)

    The most awaiting museum of Middle-East 

  • Bollywood Masala (Indian Restaurant)

    For those who crave for some Indian flavours 

  • Sahran 24 hour Supermarket

    Your corner shop for grocery  

  • Bone and Joint Center (Hamad Orthopedic Clinic)

    The nearest point for Public Hospital

  • Al Serdal Café

    A gem for explorers of local cultural hideouts 

  • Doha City

    Your Arabic flavoured household needs 

  • Facilities, Amenities and Services within the vicinity

    • Doha City (5 mins by foot)
    • Serdal Cafe (5 mins by foot)
    • Idam (Alain Ducasse Restaurant) situated in Museum of Islamic arts premises (5 mins by foot)
    • Al meera Supermarket (10 mins by foot)
    • Souq Waqif (10 mins by foot)
  • Getting to Fraser Suites Doha

    From Hamad International Airport

    • Estimated duration 10 to 15 minutes, by car.
    • Estimated charge QR 60 for two pax or QR 100  for four pax, including luggage
  • About Doha

    Doha (Arabic: الدوحة‎‎, ad-Dawḥa or ad-Dōḥa, literally: "the big tree") is the capital city of the state of Qatar. It is Qatar's largest city, with over 60% of the nation's population residing in Doha or its surrounding suburbs, and is also the economic centre of the country.

    One of the municipalities of Qatar, Doha also serves as the seat of government of Qatar. Doha is home to the Education City, an area devoted to research and education. Doha was the site of the first ministerial-level meeting of the Doha Development Round of World Trade Organization negotiations. The city of Doha held the 2006 Asian Games, the largest of the series held at that time.  The city played host to the 2011 Pan Arab Games and most of the games at the 2011 AFC Asian Cup and the UNFCCC Climate Negotiations December 2012, and will host a large number of the venues for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

  • Essential Facts About Doha

    Location

    Middle East

    Area 

    11,437 sq km

    Local time

    GMT + 3 hours

    Currency

    The riyal (QR) is the official currency of Qatar, which is divided into 100 dirhams. The Exchange parity has been set at the fixed rate of US $ = 3.65QR's.

    Economy

    Crude Oil production and refining, petrochemicals, steel, cement.

    Culture

    The Qatari Inhabitants are of Arabic origin and the culture is very much based on Islamic tradition.

    Language

    Arabic is the official language, particularly the Gulf dialect. As Qatar was a British protectorate, English is the most common second language, and most locals would be able to speak basic English.

    Climate

    Arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers. Summer starts from June till middle of September. Winter is warm, with little rainfall. It starts from December till the end of February. The weather is generally pleasant during March, April, May, October & November.

    Required Clothing

    Lightweight cottons and linens are recommended during summer months but avoid wearing silk, which sticks to the skin with the humidity. A cardigan is useful for over-cooled malls in the summer and a jacket is a must for cooler evenings during the winter.

    Media

    Al-Jazeera TV news channel is the most famous media industry in Qatar.

    Visa

    Qatar grants tourist visas at border points for nationals of more than 33 countries including USA, Canada, Iceland, West European countries, a number of East European countries,, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Korea, Brunei, Australia and New Zealand, besides the nationals of the GCC countries.

    Visit visas for the residents of the GCC countries and their companions are issued at border points, while entry visas for businessmen coming from places other than the countries mentioned above need to be arranged beforehand.


    Visitors on tourist visas are required to use Qatar Airways to enter the country. The passport section at Doha international airport can issue renewable 14-day tourist visas in 24 hours for all visitors to Qatar with the exception of travel documents holders. Such visitors should have their next of kin living in Qatar, and they are not required to have residence permits in one of the GCC countries in order to get a tourist visa. This arrangement goes in line with the policy of openness currently prevailing in various fields in the State of Qatar.

    Prohibited Imports

    No alcohol, narcotics, pork-related products or pornography may be brought through customs.

    Religion

    Islam is the official religion; other religions are also respected.  Ramadan is the holy month of fasting when Muslims abstain from eating, drinking & smoking during daylight hours.  As a sign of respect, visitors are also required to refrain from these activities in public between sunrise & sunset.

    Friday

    The general day of worship and a public holiday.

    Weekend

    Government, schools and commercial Friday and Saturday.

    Electricity

    The electrical system is based on 240 volts/50 Hz.  UK plugs are the most frequently used.

    Alcohol

    The importation and consumption of alcohol is strictly regulated in Qatar.

    Credit Cards

    All major credit cards are accepted, as are travellers cheques in main hotels, stores and larger shops, but in traditional souks, cash is mostly used and bargaining power is increased with the ready availability of currency.  ATM machines are available.

    Business Hours

    Government offices:
    Sundays to Thursdays, 07:00 to 14:00 hours

    Banks:
    Sundays to Thursdays, 07:00 to 13:00 hours
    Bank branches are also available in selected shopping malls from 10:00 to 21:00 hours

    Commercial offices, may vary but mostly:
    Saturdays to Wednesdays: 08:00 to 13:00 hours and from 15:30 to 18:30 hours.

    During Ramadan, the month of fasting, restricted business hours are observed.

    Social conventions

    Muslim religious laws should be observed. Women are expected to dress modestly and men should dress formally for most occasions. Alcohol is tolerated, with non-Muslims allowed to drink alcohol in the city’s bars, restaurants, clubs and hotels. Smoking is the same as in Europe and in most cases it is obvious where not to smoke, except during Ramadan when it is illegal to eat, drink or smoke in public.

    Photography

    Normal tourist photography is acceptable but it is considered offensive to photograph Muslim women. It is also courteous to ask permission before photographing men. In general, photographs of government buildings or military installations should not be taken.

    Mobile

    Mobile telephony is widespread and of excellent quality. The system used is GSM.  MMS, WEP and GSRM services are also on hand, and 3G services are available.

    Traffic system

    Driving in Qatar is on the right-hand side.

    Getting around

    The best way to get around in Doha is by car. Qatar has good network of roads and highways.

    Internet country code

    .qa

    Telephone dialling code

    + 974