SPECIAL SERIES: 19 Best Places To Stay In Qatar (below QR500)

To be one of the most preferred and trusted references for staycation, dining and anything related to family is one of BEST LIFE QATAR’s blog objective. And for the last 3 years, we are trying to get a little closer to this direction by putting up more informative articles for our readers.

While we are sometimes being overwhelmed by positive responses and growing engagements from other social media platforms, we always have to remind ourselves to maintain a regular entry on our blog site. And in continuation of our series “19 BEST IN 2019”, here is our list of 19 BEST PLACES TO STAY IN QATAR (below QR500).

In no particular order, our top recommendations are:

1. Radisson Blu* @radissonbluhoteldoha
2. Holiday Inn* @hidohabp
3. Crowne Plaza Doha – BP* @crowneplazadohabp
4. Oryx Rotana @oryxrotana
5. Movenpick Hotel West Bay Doha* @movenpickwbdoha
6. City Center Rotana Doha @ccrotanadoha
7. Premier Inn Qatar @premierinnqatar
8. Centro Capital* @centrocdoha
9. Time Rako @timerakohotel
10. DoubleTree By Hilton
11. Millennium Plaza Doha* @millenniumplazadoha
12. Doha Marriot @dohamarriott
13. Wyndham Doha Westbay* @wyndhamdohawestbay
14. Intercon The City* @icdohathecity
15. Amari Hotel @amaridoha
16. Ezdan Palace Hotel @ezdanpalacedoha
17. Ezdan Hotel @ezdanhotels
18. Golden Tulip Doha* @goldentulipdoha
19. Al Najada Hotel @tivolialnajada

*marks to indicate their eligibility for BUY1GET1 (book 1 night, stay 2 nights) deal using Entertainer App 2019.

Disclaimer: Prices are based on (as of 7Jan2019). It is advisable to arrange the booking at least 2-3 weeks earlier to avail of really good rates. These are room only rates and may change without prior notice.

QUESTION: Which among these hotels have you tried already or do you know others which can be added to this list? Please comment your answer below.


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  1. We already tried Time Rako, Doha Marriot and Premier Inn Qatar. All worth a try! 👍 As a family of 4, me & my husband are always in a lookout for affordable but good staycation during Eid vacation. Your list gave us more options to try this year. Thanks for this! 😊

  2. I have tried Doha Marriot , City centre rotana, Oryx, Intercontinental the city,Movenpick and last Wyndham Doha Westbay

  3. Primier Inn…..last year i tried primier inn on March 25..for my hubbys birthday. I saw ur post regarding premier Inn and that made me opt for it…kids and I loved their hospitality and food was great. We had a wonderful time.Thank you…

  4. Among the hotels i visited I preffered stay at Primier Inn…the clam nd silent atmosphere….the shutter bus service…the wonderful tastes…and kids eat free..which is not seen anywhere…Its not expensive but the hospotality and service needs to be highly appreciated.
    They lept their words….good night sleep gurantee..with their special bedding….thanx bestlife…thumbs up for ur valuable suggestion

    1. THE BED IS THE BOMB. I always tell my friends… we slept more hours there and Jasmine was so comfortable. We stayed two times already and they dont disappoint. A relaxation place away from it all.

      Keep joining and thanks for your support ever since. Really appreciate that.

  5. We have tried the Crowne Plaza Doha BP! I like their toilet 👍🏼 Also the sea food night at the Aramede is yum 🤤😋

  6. Have stayed at Doha Marriott, i guess even Mondrian and the torch can be added in the list and banana island too 😀

  7. Millennium Plaza Doha* @millenniumplazadoha very affordable. Good services and the one i avail is with buffet breakfast ..sarap ..sulit talaga..Thanks #bestlifeqatar ..i followed all your post and i like it very much very informative and at nakaka inspired,😍enjoying every event with your family…d best 👍👍God bless and continue to be a blessing to others

  8. I have tried Millennium Hotel Doha… The rooms are very big and very cozy.. The staffs are friendly and very accommodating..

  9. I have not stayed in any hotel yet, but visited Intercon The City when my friend stayed there. Its was a beautiful room and super good restaurants like The Square, Hwang etc. He was very happy with that hotel. So my vote goes to Intercon The City.

  10. I tried Oryx Rotana, Movenpick Hotel, Millennium Plaza, Intercon and Golden Tulip. I have great different experiences on those hotel and what i like the most is the choices of their food specially in Oryx Rotana & Intercon Hotel.

  11. Have tried crown plaza and Marriott .amazing places for staycation.westin and banana island can also be added.#hope to win

  12. I already tried Doha Marriott Hotel. My family and I had a great stay there.
    Thank you for this feature Sir Zeke! I can easily have an option to choose a hotel if I want to have a staycation. More power to you!

  13. Staying in a Hotel for a weekend getaway once a month is our way to relax and rejuvenate ourselves. We already tried Premier Inn , Ezdan hotel and looking forward to try those hotels mentioned on the list.. thank you BestLifeQatar.

  14. How abt Shangrila, I heard from my friend that they also offers discount for staycation!!
    Your coverage on premierinn was awesome!!

  15. My family and I had tried Doha Marriott Hotel. The amenities were good so are the staff. Looking forward to try one of these hotels in the future.

  16. this blog is so great 😍 you can also try Governors Hotel the food and the staffs are very accommodating 😍

  17. Have checked in to a few of these hotels but our family’s favorite would always be Golden Tulip hotel. This hotel is relatively new and has complete facilities and a beautiful interior that is best for weekend staycations or celebration of special occasions. 🙂

  18. We have used pur 2018 Entertainer vouchers in a couple of hotels in Qatar and it was really a great deal!

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