Lonely Planet Writer

This new hotel in Doha features a kaleidoscope of amazing patterns

A sumptuous new hotel in Doha, Qatar will delight anyone who loves beautiful patterns – and lots of them.

The incredible pool room at the Mondrian Doha. Image by Mondrian Doha

Mondrian Doha is the first hotel in the Middle East from sbe, a luxury hotel brand. It’s located near the West Bay Lagoon, an area popular for its restaurants and nightlife, which the hotel will add to with its own entertainment floor complete with a nightclub, rooftop pool and SKYBAR.

The opulent lounge will convince guests to hang around. Image by Mondrian Doha

But the most striking part of the hotel is sure to be its incredible interiors, which were designed in collaboration with the world-renowned Dutch designer Marcel Wanders and South West Architecture.

The hotel includes so many patterns. Image by Mondrian Doha

There are 270 rooms with five room categories at the hotel, including penthouse suites, studio suites, one and two bedroom suites and a range of standard guestrooms. The room rates starting at QAR 990 (US$270/£200) per night, but for travellers looking for the most high-end experience, the penthouse is located on the 23rd floor, offering 360-degree views of Doha.

Sit in a lobby near the amazing pool. Image by Mondrian Doha

The hotel is also home to a 2000-square-metre spa, with separate areas for men and women, eleven treatment rooms, a spa within the spa, and Hammam areas. There’s also a 24-hour fitness centre and a rooftop pool, and a number of venues designed to host huge events, like a massive ballroom that is ready for weddings, awards ceremonies and more.

Inside Smoke and Mirrors bar in Mondrian Doha. Image by Mondrian Doha

Mondrian Doha is located in the heart of West Bay, next to Lagoona Mall and Lusail City, a planned city where the Lusail Iconic Stadium, which is under construction, will host the opening matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The penthouse at the Mondrian. Image by Mondrian Doha

If that’s enough to pique your interest in a trip to Qatar, the country has been courting tourists by waiving visas for travellers from 80 countries.