New and Affordable Hotels: Key to a Great Weekend Staycation

WINTER is over and SUMMER is just around the corner. And during this time, some of you might be thinking of some place cooler and relaxing. In this TOURS-DAY episode – where we devote Thursday for travel or “staycation” related blog post, we will bring you some of Qatar’s newest and most affordable hotels.

Premier Inn Education City Hotel
Premier Inn Doha Education City


Very recently (third week of February 2018), we were informed of the back to back openings of two getaway destinations in the southern part of Doha. Highlighted by its proximity to Sealine Beach and Mesaieed Sand Dunes, the popular cultural village of Souq Waqif Al Wakrah, the newly opened Ezdan Mall Al Wakrah, and the soon to open Al Wakrah Stadium, these new camp/hotel will surely add-up to great reasons why a weekend visit to the south is ideal.




In the tradition of posting affordable hotels in Doha for our readers, we are giving away a new list of hotels that has opened up which provides quality yet affordable staycation packages for local and expat families in Qatar. And in the light of the on-going regional blockade which limits many people to travel outside of the country, the availability of more affordable hotels are welcome developments.


Green Garden Hotel
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  • Location: 14 Bahr Al Arab Street, Old Salata, Doha, Qatar
  • Highlights: Set in the Corniche district of Doha, Green Garden Hotel is 600 m from Qatar National Museum and a 17-minute walk from Souq Waqif.
  • Hotels Chains: N/A
  • Standard rate/overnight: QR200/room only (subject to change)
  • Website:


Premier Inn Doha Education City
  • Location: Al- Luqta Street, P.O Box No: 17128 Education City Doha, Qatar, Doha, Qatar (at the back of QNCC)
  • Highlights: Their luxury Hypnos bed is the stuff of dreams. Drift off on an ultra-comfy, pillow-top, pocket-spring mattress, topped with a toasty duvet and your choice of firm and soft pillows for the soundest sleep ever! Book direct on Early check-in and late check-out. Kids Stay and Eat Free Breakfast. Good night guaranteed.
  • Hotels Chains: Premier Inn Hotels UK
  • Standard rate/overnight: QR 215/room only or QR315 with breakfast (subject to change)
  • Website:


Rawda Hotel
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  • Location: Al Muntazah area near The Muntaza Park, Doha, Qatar
  • Highlights: Rooftop swimming pool
  • Hotels Chains: N/A
  • Standard rate/overnight: QR 150/room only (subject to change)
  • Website:


Sapphire Inn
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  • Location: Street # 890, Al Sahib Bin Abbad Road , Najma, Doha, Qatar (at the back of Qatar Navigation in C-Ring Road)
  • Highlights: Apartment style and spacious rooms.
  • Hotels Chains: Sapphire Hospitality (the same group who is managing the Sapphire Plaza Hotel in Musheireb)
  • Standard rate/overnight: QR268/room only (subject to change)
  • Website:



Victoria Hotel
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  • Location: 30 Qatari Bin Al Fujaah Street, Doha, Qatar
  • Highlights: right in the middle Bin Mahmoud area
  • Hotels Chains: N/A
  • Standard rate/overnight: QR165/room only (subject to change)
  • Website:


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