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World Cup Qatar: Hotels Where Ronaldo, Messi, Kane are staying (with IMAGES)

The World Cup Qatar 2022 has just started, and it's going crazy! We mean, have you heard of USA and Iran match (what's that about 😱)? 57 million people are watching the world's biggest football championship this year. And sadly, as you might already know, football legends Christiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luka Modric, Luis Suarez, Karim Benzema, and a few others are probably playing the last World Cup. And we dug into some players' private businesses to find out where they are staying in Qatar—tempted to know?

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By Kamilė

Published: Dec 01, 2022 min read

World Cup Qatar: Hotels Where Ronaldo, Messi, Kane are staying (with IMAGES)

32 teams are playing in the World Cup Qatar. Twenty-four teams are staying within 10 km of Doha, and eight others, including England, Germany, Belgium, and Portugal, have preferred to stay further away from the frenzy of the center. While each base camp for national teams differs, the one thing that matches all is 5-star luxury served alongside some of the best training grounds possible.

 

GROUP A

Qatar

This opulent hotel backs onto the green spaces of the Aspire Park and could easily be mistaken for French chateaux or country estates in middle England.

The property is fitting as an escape for the hosts to prepare in sumptuous surroundings with 139 rooms, a fully equipped gym, outdoor and indoor pools, and a spa.

 

Al Aziziyah Boutique Hotel

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Al Aziziyah Boutique Hotel

Qatar, Doha

The five-star Victorian-style Al Aziziyah Boutique Hotel is situated within an urban country estate within the city. It features a fitness center with an indoor pool and an outdoor recreation center with two swimming pools, play zones, and a Patio cafe. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

The rooms of Al Aziziyah Boutique Hotel are traditionally designed and richly furnished. All rooms have a flat-screen TV, a minibar, and a seating area with armchairs, a work desk, and a view. Room service is available 24/7.

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Netherlands

The classy Dutch have to live up to their billing as one of the World Cup’s dark horses with an impressive recent run of form.

Their hotel matches the class of the Dutch teams of the past, with 335 rooms and an Olympic-sized swimming pool in which players can relax weary legs.

A new steakhouse, the Astor Grill, opened recently, while a vast selection of restaurants can be found at the nearby Al Gassar Resort.

The St Regis, Doha

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The St Regis, Doha

Qatar, Doha

The swimming pool & beach at the St. Regis Doha will be closed for enhancements from July 17, 2022, till September 30, 2022. However, complimentary access to Kempinski Marsa Malaz luxury pool & beach will be provided. We will arrange the transfers upon request, or there will be a shuttle arranged to and from the Hotel every half an hour. You can inform our Front Desk of your timings to set it accordingly.

This 5-star hotel features a private beach area, an outdoor swimming pool, and tennis courts. All air-conditioned rooms have views of the Arabian Gulf and private marble bathrooms.

The spacious, modern suites at the St. Regis Doha include a 42-inch flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station. The bathroom is stocked with Remède toiletries and has a deep soaking tub and a separate rain shower.

The hotel offers valet parking, a concierge, and a 24-hour butler service. Guests can enjoy a relaxing massage at the Remède spa and wellness center. A fitness center and sauna are also available.

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Senegal: Duhail Handball Sports Hall

Less salubrious surroundings await Senegal, who have been allocated a sports hall to make their World Cup preparations.

The Duhail Handball Sports Hall opened in 2014 ahead of the World Men’s Handball championships a year later.

The Olympic standard venue sits alongside the adjacent Al Tarfa and Duhail districts.

Ecuador

‘La Tri’ stay close to Hamad International Airport at the Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha for their stay in the tournament.

The hotel is home to a variety of dining options, with Chinese restaurant Chi’Zen and Spanish-themed The Cellar sure to be popular choices for team staff.

The hotel has 400 rooms, 12 suits, a jacuzzi, a gym, and an outdoor pool.

Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha

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Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha

Qatar, Doha

Located close to Hamad International Airport and 10 minutes away from Souq Waqif, Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha features an outdoor pool and a spa offering massage treatments. In addition, the hotel offers restaurants with refined cuisine, and live jazz music can be enjoyed at the club.

The soundproofed 400 deluxe rooms have a seating area and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. They include large bathrooms with walk-in rain showers, bathrobes, and hairdryers.

The property offers an executive lounge and distinctive outlets, favorite hot spots in Doha; dining at Choices is a culinary delight of the highest standards. The open kitchen serves a superb buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner in addition to an à la carte menu and daily Theme Nights—the exclusive Jazz Club with live band entertainment six nights a week from Sunday to Friday. The Cellar offers specialty wines and Mediterranean Tapas, and the Al Nafourah Garden has a delicious Arabic menu, al fresco dining, and hubbly bubbly. The Sky Lounge is the all-day venue for meeting and chatting over coffee and a pastry under the stunning high glass conservatory-style ceiling.

To keep fit, the hotel offers a fully equipped fitness center. Doha’s landmarks, including the Museum of Islamic Art, are located on the waterfront Corniche, a 5-minute drive away. Free private parking is available on-site.

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GROUP B

England

This hotel by Tivoli sits next to the souq in Al Wakrah, around a 25-minute journey from the center of Doha.

Manager Gareth Southgate and the English FA decided to base the squad further out of Doha to focus on the challenge ahead.

This boutique hotel has all the Arabic flair you would expect, with stunning sea views and an all-day Mediterranean-style restaurant - Jarnen.

Souq Al Wakra Hotel Qatar By Tivoli

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Souq Al Wakra Hotel Qatar By Tivoli

Qatar, Doha

Located in Al Wakrah, Souq Al Wakra Hotel Qatar By Tivoli has a fitness center and a garden. All rooms boast a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom. Both free WiFi and private parking are available on-site.

Guest rooms in the hotel are fitted with a coffee machine. In addition, the rooms feature a wardrobe.

Breakfast is served each morning at the property, either ala carte or buffet. At Souq Al Wakra Hotel Qatar By Tivoli, you will find a restaurant serving Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. A halal option can also be requested.

A business center with newspapers is at guests' disposal at the accommodation. Languages spoken at the reception include Afrikaans, Arabic, and English.

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Iran

With direct access to the Mall of Qatar, this hotel is the perfect spot for players who may want to pick up souvenirs during their stay in Doha.

It also has an outdoor pool and gym to keep the squad in top condition for the challenging games ahead.

AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton

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AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton

Qatar, Doha

Situated in the Al Rayyan neighborhood and directly linked to Mall of Qatar, AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton features air-conditioned rooms and suites, three temperature-controlled rooftop swimming pools treated with salt water, 5 dining options, separate male and female wellness areas and flexible meeting space with a grand ballroom.

Every guest room boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, a work area, 48-inch TV, and a marble bathroom with a separate bathtub and shower. For maximum space and comfort, the Ambassador Suite and Presidential Suite feature two bedrooms, oversized bathrooms, and large living and dining areas for the ultimate stay.

AlRayyan Hotel Doha offers a range of international cuisines and plenty of open-air seating. Honoring the treasured traditions of Qatar and with the local culture embossed in everything we do, the hotel offers an alcohol-free environment with a family-friendly atmosphere. Mezzo restaurant is open all day for meals and coffee specialties; its indoor terrace enjoys a direct connection to the Mall of Qatar. For a quick bite, visit the Grab and Go counter at Mezzo. Then, visit the lobby café and patisserie Moda Lounge, enjoy a glamorous Afternoon Tea, or grab a light snack by the Pool Bar. All our outlets serve exclusive Lamborghini coffee.

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USA

The American national team is based in the heart of The Pearl - Qatar, an artificial island home to a long list of luxury hotels.

The Kempinski hotel, the likes of US and Chelsea star Christian Pulisic will call home for the World Cup, has several high-end restaurants, including Spanish eatery El Faro, Toro Toro, and a sports bar.

Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl

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Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl

Qatar, Doha

Located on an island at The Pearl- Qatar, Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl - Doha offers a private beach, outdoor pools, and a Spa by Clarins. This five-star seaside spa and resort feature palatial corridors and free WiFi. It also provides a tennis court and two padel courts on the property.

All 281 rooms and suites feature fine European architecture blended with traditional Arabian elements. Each includes a balcony or a terrace overlooking the Arabian Gulf, The Pearl, or the property surroundings. Featuring a bath, the private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and bathrobes.

At Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl - Doha, you will find 11 fine restaurants and lounges serving diverse global, authentic cuisines to suit all tastes. In addition, it houses a cigar lounge and a jazz house.

The waterfront destination features meeting facilities, including Palazzo Ballroom, the Venezia Ballroom, and six meeting rooms with separate entrances. In addition, the resort offers a Kids Club, watersport activities, and a health club.

Most popular facilities:

  • 1 swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • very good fitness center
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Good breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area

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Wales

The Dragons are staying at one of the new hotels in Doha that are due to open this month.

Located in the heart of West Bay, close to the cruise ships where many supporters will be staying, the 32-story hotel is likely to be a popular venue for fans with several food and beverage outlets.

Delta Hotels City Center Doha

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Delta Hotels City Center Doha

Qatar, Doha

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, and views of the sea, Delta Hotels by Marriott City Center Doha is situated in Doha, 6 km from Qatar Sports Club Stadium. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, room service, and free WiFi throughout the property. In addition, the hotel has family rooms.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a kettle, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with a bidet. In addition, certain rooms have a kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave, and an oven. Delta Hotels by Marriott City Center Doha rooms include bed linen and towels.

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GROUP C

Argentina: Qatar University Hostel 1

One of the tournament favorites, Argentina, with Lionel Messi on the team, is staying in more modest surroundings when compared to their tournament rivals.

The Qatar University campus in Education City may not offer all the tourist trappings of West Bay and The Pearl. Still, a quieter base could be just the preparation Lionel Messi and co may need to secure their third FIFA World Cup.

Poland

Robert Lewandowski and his teammates stay at this Andalusian-themed luxury hotel in Al Duhail South.

A huge leisure pool or hotel spa will be the perfect spot to unwind and prepare for games as the Poles aim to qualify from the group stage for the first time since 1982.

Ezdan Palace Hotel

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Ezdan Palace Hotel

Qatar, Doha

Ezdan Palace Hotel offers easy access to the city’s central business and entertainment districts, making it the prime location to discover the ever-growing capital of Qatar. This five-star property is just across the street from Ezdan Mall, adjacent to Landmark Mall, and only 10 minutes from Doha Festival City and Al Hazm Mall, which makes the hotel an excellent choice for travelers interested in shopping.

All rooms feature luxurious bedding, elegant furnishings, and a marble bathroom with a separate bathtub and shower. In addition, to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay for every guest, every room is equipped with a Nespresso Coffee Machine, a mini fridge, an in-room safe, a 49” Full HD Smart TV, and free high-speed Wi-Fi.

Ezdan Palace offers a world-class gastronomic experience in its three distinctive restaurants. Tolaitola is an elegant all-day dining restaurant serving contemporary Arabic and International dishes. Red Orchid is a signature Thai Restaurant with a large open kitchen, main workstations, and two private dining rooms. All restaurants feature an open kitchen and outdoor seating area.

This property offers a spacious outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, an in-pool counter for refreshments, and a dedicated kid’s swimming pool with a play area. It includes a fitness center, men’s and women’s wellness areas, and a well-known ladies’ only Beauty Salon by Mounir. An extensive selection of luxurious treatments is offered in separate rooms for females, males, and couples at Royal Emeralds Spa. In addition, Ezdan Palace can host corporate and social events, featuring the gorgeous 1905 sq. m. ballroom with a private entrance and five smaller meeting rooms.

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Saudi Arabia

Another team looking for quieter surroundings is Qatar’s neighbor Saudi Arabia.

Staying 45 minutes outside Doha at the Murwab Resort, players will enjoy the tranquil surroundings of the 58 private villas within the hotel grounds.

Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort

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Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort

Qatar, Mesaieed

Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, offers Executive rooms and suites, 2-bedroom chalets, and 3 and 4-bedroom villas with private pools; the property extends on a 3,000 m pristine beach with a stunning sea view from all units.

Relax in the resort`s comfortable beds and well-fitted bathrooms with high-end amenities, including toiletries, fluffy towels, bathrobes, and slippers. A flat-screen TV is available in all units, including local and foreign TV channels.

Guests can also enjoy an a la carte meal at one of the restaurants or a refreshing drink at the bar.

Featuring free WiFi, the resort boasts two outdoor pools and one kids' pool. In addition, the resort has a kid's playground, a fitness center, a spa, and a tennis court. Take part in many on-site activities, such as camel & horse riding and jet skiing.

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Mexico

The tournament’s second ‘El Tri,’ Mexico chose a Murwab Resort as a World Cup base camp.

Slightly closer to Doha at around 25 minutes, the Mexican players will also enjoy the luxury solace of the resort’s 52 villas, complete with a private terrace and pool.

Simaisma, a Murwab Resort

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Simaisma, a Murwab Resort

Qatar, Sumaysimah

Offering a private beach area and water sports facilities, Simaisma a Murwab Resort is located in Sumaysimah, 33 km from Doha. The resort has a year-round outdoor pool and barbecue, and guests can enjoy a drink at the snack bar. Free private parking is available on-site.

All rooms feature a flat-screen TV and free WiFi. Some rooms include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and offer a bathrobe and slippers.

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GROUP D

France

The holders may be beset with their traditional struggles of controversy and discontent in the build-up to the tournament, but France can put all that aside once settled into an oasis of calm at Al Messila by Marriott Bonvoy.

A vast spa across 14,000 square meters will be the perfect spot to rejuvenate, while a walk through the hotel’s indigenous-scented gardens could provide the ideal recovery tonic between games.

Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

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Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Qatar, Doha

Situated in Doha, 11 km from the National Museum of Qatar, Al Messila, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Doha features accommodation with four restaurants and bars, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool with a separate Jacuzzi and a fitness center. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel has a bar and a garden. The accommodation offers guests a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange.

All rooms and suites are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a bidet, a hairdryer, and a desk. At the hotel, all rooms are fitted with a wardrobe and a private bathroom, while the private villas feature a private pool, outdoor terrace, and separate living room.

Guests at Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, can enjoy a continental breakfast and locally-inspired dishes at the resort's restaurants and bars, overseen by Michelin-starred Executive Chef Pino Navarra.

The accommodation offers 5-star accommodation with a hot tub and a play-and-learn innovative Little Explorers' Club for kids. In addition, the resort Spa offers a Ladies Wellness Retreat, including 26 treatment rooms and hydro-thermal facilities.

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Tunisia

Close to Doha Mall and the DECC metro station, this 278-room hotel is home to the Tunisian national side during the tournament.

The hotel has a big gym, spa, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, and outdoor pool.

Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach

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Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach

Qatar, Doha

Located in Doha, Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach offers beachfront accommodation 4.5 km from Qatar Sports Club Stadium. It provides various facilities, such as a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. In addition, the accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange for guests.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with a bidet. Rooms are equipped with a coffee machine, while some rooms will provide you with a kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave, and a fridge. At Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach, every room is fitted with bed linen and towels.

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Australia: New Aspire Academy Athlete Accommodation

Like Argentina and Senegal, Australia has decided to stay in purpose-built accommodations for athletes rather than the glitzy hotels of central Doha.

The more modest surrounding of the Aspire Zone will be the base for Australia for the tournament, but it could be a brief stay as the Socceroos have been drawn into one of the more challenging groups.

Denmark

The Retaj Salwa Resort lies on the gateway to Qatar on the Salwa Road and is a 30-minute drive into central Doha.

The hotel has 168 rooms, villas, and a choice of four restaurants for guests, including the seafood eatery Fishkoza.

Retaj Salwa Resort & Spa

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Retaj Salwa Resort & Spa

Qatar, Doha

Located within 14 km of Dragon Mart, Retaj Salwa Resort & Spa in Doha offers a tennis court and free WiFi. The property is around 15 km from Grand Mall Qatar, 16 km from Wathnan Mall, and 17 km from Aspire Sports Academy. The accommodation provides guests with a 24-hour front desk, room service, and luggage storage.

All Retaj Salwa Resort & Spa guest rooms have a seating area and a flat-screen TV. The private bathroom is equipped with complimentary toiletries. In addition, theaj Salwa Resort & Spa rooms include air conditioning and a desk.

A buffet breakfast is served daily at the property. In addition, guests can enjoy a meal at the in-house restaurant, which serves a variety of international dishes and also offers halal options.

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GROUP E

Spain: Qatar University Hostel 2

Like Argentina, the Spain football team stays at Qatar University in Education City.

Japan

The Japan team stays at one of Doha’s oldest and most well-established hotels.

It offers plenty of places to recharge and unwind, with more than 20 restaurants and bars making it a likely hotspot for fans.

Radisson Blu Hotel Doha

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Radisson Blu Hotel Doha

Qatar, Doha

This 4-star hotel in the heart of Doha's shopping district features an outdoor pool and health club, over 19 restaurants, and bars. Free WiFi is available. The airport shuttle is not available anymore due to COVID.

The luxurious guest rooms at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha, are decorated with modern-contemporary and elegant Arabic, Japanese, or Indian-themed décor. They include luxury bedding, satellite TV, and a stylish private bathroom.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha's spa, offers a range of relaxation options, including full-body massages, facials, and a sauna. A modern gym is also equipped with state-of-the-art cardiovascular equipment and 3 swimming pools.

Guests of the Radisson Blu can enjoy authentic Indian dishes at the Bombay Balti or have Italian pasta and pizza at the Italian Job. Meals can be served indoors or outdoors.

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Costa Rica

Just 20 minutes from Doha city center, the five-start D2 Salwa is home to Costa Rica during the World Cup.

The hotel has plenty of eateries, including the famous Lemon Garden.

dusitD2 Salwa Doha

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dusitD2 Salwa Doha

Qatar, Doha

Situated in Doha, 3.2 km from Aspire Sports Academy, dusitD2 Salwa Doha features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. Among the facilities at this property are a kids' club and an ATM, along with free WiFi throughout the property. In addition, the accommodation provides guests with a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange.

The rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a bidet, a hairdryer, and a desk. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and complimentary toiletries, rooms at the hotel also boast a city view. At dusitD2 Salwa Doha, rooms have a seating area.

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Germany

Like England, Germany has preferred to stay out of town, away from the madding crowds.

Zulal opened in November 2021 and is Qatar’s largest wellness resort.

Zulal Wellness Resort

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Zulal Wellness Resort

Qatar, Ar Ruʼays

Situated in Ar Ruʼays, 300 m from Jazīrat Qarrāḑ, Zulal Wellness Resort features accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. With a garden, the property also has a private beach area and massage services. The accommodation offers guests a 24-hour front desk, room service, and luggage storage.

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GROUP F

Belgium

Belgium hopes to emerge from another complex group and make one of the stronger European challenges for the trophy.

A 3.5km private beach at the Hilton Salwa offers the perfect spot for downtime for players between matches.

Hilton Salwa Beach Resort

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Hilton Salwa Beach Resort

Qatar, Al Rayyan

Featuring a 24-hour front desk, this property also welcomes guests with a restaurant, a water park, and an outdoor pool. In addition, the accommodation provides room service, an ATM, and currency exchange for guests.

At Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas, each room is fitted with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box, and a private bathroom with a hot tub, bathrobes, and slippers. In addition, each room includes a kettle, while selected rooms are equipped with a balcony, and others also offer garden views. At the resort, all rooms have bed linen and towels.

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Canada 

Canada could prove to be another surprise hit during the World Cup after an impressive qualifying campaign and is staying in Qatar’s newest city - Lusail.

The Century Marina is in the heart of the city, a short walk from the National Museum.

Century Marina Hotel Lusail

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Century Marina Hotel Lusail

Qatar, Lusail

Set in Lusail, 3.7 km from Lagoona Mall, Century Marina Hotel - Lusail offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The accommodation offers guests a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange.

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Morocco 

With four swimming pools and a location close to central Doha, the second Wyndham hotel in the city hosts Morocco.

The hotel has easy access to The Gate Mall and is a little further away from the beach than the city’s other Wyndham hotel.

Wyndham Doha West Bay

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Wyndham Doha West Bay

Qatar, Doha

Wyndham Doha West Bay is perfectly positioned in the heart of Doha's thriving business and leisure shopping district. Conveniently located adjoining the posh Gate Mall and a few minute's walk away from the famous City Centre Mall, the hotel is also near the Doha Exhibition & Convention Center, the Diplomatic area, as well as top attractions, including Katara Cultural Village, the Museum of Islamic Art, Souq Waqif, The Pearl Qatar, Doha Corniche and family parks.

The five-star hotel boasts modern, spacious, and contemporary guestrooms and fully furnished apartments with distinctive F&B options, a kid's club, four pools, and a fitness center.

The hotel is home to an impressive banquet facility, measuring 1,600 square meters and featuring a Grand Ballroom, which is convertible into five sections and can accommodate up to 900 guests.

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Croatia

Croatia is one of 24 teams staying within close proximity of each other in West Bay.

As the runners-up in 2018, this could be the last hurrah for some of Croatia’s vaunted stars, such as Luka Modric and Ivan Perisic.

The hotel is also home to a Trader Vic’s and Shots sports bar, so sure to be popular with World Cup fans.

Hilton Doha

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Hilton Doha

Qatar, Doha

Located on the waterfront promenade Corniche, this 5-star hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with views of Doha Bay. It has a private beach and eforea spa with an outdoor pool.

A flat-screen TV, minibar, and tea/coffee maker are in Hilton's well-appointed rooms. In addition, each comes with toiletries, a hairdryer, ironing facilities, and a bathrobe. All rooms and suites feature Arabian Gulf views.

Mediterranean cuisine and Arabic dishes are served at Hilton Doha's restaurants. Drinks are served in the modern bar. In addition, Asian-Polynesian fusion dishes and live entertainment can be enjoyed at Trader Vic's restaurant.

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GROUP G

Brazil

The boys from Brazil, including Neymar, are hot favorites to win the 2022 World Cup, and for a good reason.

The Westin Doha is their home, probably until the tournament’s latter stages and well into December.

Players can relax and unwind at the hotels stunning outdoor pool or Heavenly Spa.

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

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The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa

Qatar, Doha

Located in the heart of downtown Doha, only minutes away from landmark destinations such as Souq Waqif and the Corniche, the property is within walking distance from metro stations and football stadiums close to the hotel. The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa features complimentary WiFi throughout the entire property and extensive leisure facilities, including four pools.

Guests can enjoy a variety of dining options from 6 restaurants ranging from award-winning Thai cuisine at Sabai Thai to an a la carte menu next to the property pool at Waves Pool Cafe.

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Cameroon 

Team staff and hotel guests who choose to eat at the Thai restaurant Saffron will be treated to spectacular views.

Players can also unwind at the hotel’s Banyan Tree Spa, catch a film at the nearby Vox cinema, or visit the Quest indoor theme park.

Banyan Tree Doha at La Cigale Mushaireb

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Banyan Tree Doha at La Cigale Mushaireb

Qatar, Doha

Situated in Doha, Banyan Tree Doha At La Cigale Mushaireb features accommodations with restaurants, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. Featuring a bar, the 5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. In addition, the accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange for guests.

The rooms in the hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV.

Guests at Banyan Tree Doha At La Cigale can enjoy a continental breakfast.

The wellness area at the accommodation is comprised of an indoor pool, a hot tub, and a sauna. In addition, guests at Banyan Tree Doha At La Cigale have direct access to Quest, Qatar’s first-ever indoor theme park.

Banyan Tree Doha At La Cigale Mushaireb also provides a business center, and guests can check the newspapers or use the on-site ATM at the hotel.

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Serbia

This is another new hotel built just in time for the start of the World Cup and the imminent arrival of Serbia.

The Rixos sits on the site of Doha’s first five-star hotel and is an all-inclusive destination for guests.

Rixos Gulf Hotel Doha

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Rixos Gulf Hotel Doha

Qatar, Doha

Located in Doha, 2 km from Qatar National Museum, Rixos Gulf Hotel Doha features accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a bar, and a garden. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel offers a private beach area and room service. In addition, the hotel provides an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, evening entertainment, and a 24-hour front desk.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony, and a private bathroom with a shower. In addition, Rixos Gulf Hotel Doha offers certain rooms with sea views, and rooms are equipped with a coffee machine. At the accommodation, each room comes with bed linen and towels.

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Switzerland 

This hotel is in Lusail and recently opened its doors in June and is connected to another new venue, the glittering Place Vendome mall, which opened in April.

The 377-room hotel is the first from the European-born brand in Qatar and is inspired by the 1960s glamour of the French Riviera.

The hotel is inspired by the country's pearl diving history, with chandeliers representing the mother of pearl shells and coral reef art on the lobby's walls.

Le Royal Méridien Doha

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Le Royal Méridien Doha

Qatar, Doha

Featuring free bikes, a bar, and sea views, Le Royal Méridien Doha is located in Doha and connected to Place Vendôme Mall. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, room service, and free WiFi. In addition, the hotel features an indoor pool, sauna, and a kids' club.

All units at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box, and a private bathroom with a bidet, bathrobes, and slippers. Rooms have a kettle, while some rooms provide a kitchen with an oven, a minibar, and a stovetop. At Le Royal Méridien Doha, every room is fitted with bed linen and towels.

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GROUP H

Portugal

The Qatar World Cup is likely to be Cristiano Ronaldo’s last chance for glory, and he is surrounded by stars in the national team who will be staying at the Al Samriya Autograph Collection Hotel.

This is another new hotel due to open this month with 60 rooms and 27 villas, and it is close to the FBQ Museum.

Al Samriya Autograph Collection Hotel

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Al Samriya Autograph Collection Hotel

Qatar, As Sāmirīyah

Located in As Sāmirīyah, 22 km from Wathnan Mall, Al Samriya Hotel, Doha, Autograph Collection provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness center, and a garden. This 5-star hotel offers a concierge service and luggage storage space. The capacity provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service, and free WiFi throughout the property.

Guest rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a bidet, bathrobes, and a desk. In addition, the units include a private bathroom, a hairdryer, and bed linen.

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South Korea 

Home to the South Korea Football team, the Le Méridien City Center is close to the Delta Hotel, where the Welsh is staying.

Once open, the hotel will have 353 rooms and six restaurants and bars, including the Mediterranean restaurant KAZA.

Le Méridien City Centre, Doha

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Le Méridien City Centre, Doha

Qatar, Doha

Attractively set in the Diplomatic Area district of Doha, Le Méridien City Center Doha is situated 4.2 km from Qatar Sports Club Stadium, 5.8 km from Diwan Emiri Royal Palace, and 5.9 km from Qatar International Exhibition Centre. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property welcomes guests with a restaurant and a year-round outdoor pool. The hotel has family rooms.

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Ghana

The African stars stay close to the home of Qatar’s best football team - Al Sadd.

Players staying there can visit the Nashville-inspired bar Broadway Brasserie, the pan-Asian spot Indo-Chin, and the casual bar StrEAT Culture.

DoubleTree by Hilton Doha, Al Sadd

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DoubleTree by Hilton Doha, Al Sadd

Qatar, Doha

Located in the Al Sadd district in Doha and within walking distance from Joaan metro station, Doubletree By Hilton Doha - Al Sadd features views of the city. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, room service, and free WiFi throughout the property. Free private parking is also available.

Guest rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer, and a desk. At the hotel, each room has a wardrobe and a private bathroom.

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Uruguay

The Pullman Doha is yet another new hotel built especially for the World Cup.

It is home to the Uruguay national team, which traditionally punches well above its weight at World Cups.

Also located in West Bay, the 47-story hotel has 375 rooms, 93 apartments, a 24-hour gym, and a spa.

Pullman Doha West Bay

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Pullman Doha West Bay

Qatar, Doha

Set in Doha, 3.5 km from Qatar Sports Club Stadium, Pullman Doha West Bay offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. Each accommodation at the 5-star hotel has city views, and guests can enjoy access to a bar and a shared lounge. In addition, the capacity provides a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange for guests.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with a bidet. Some rooms also offer a kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave, and a fridge. In addition, all Pullman Doha West Bay guest rooms are fitted with bathrobes and an iPod docking station.

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Check out: World Cup 2022: Top 10 things to do in Qatar; WHERE TO STAY IN DOHA: Best Areas & Hotel Offers; World Cup 2022: how to watch matches from 30,000 feet

Dec 01, 2022

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