To experience the pulsating energy of one of the world's most populous cities, one should pay Doha a visit. Despite its gleaming metropolis facade, Qatar's capital remains firmly rooted in its culture. It is a city where skyscrapers and heritage buildings meld, exhibiting the progress of the cosmopolitan city through the years.
Located in the heart of Doha’s Diplomatic area, Somerset West Bay Doha is set right in the middle of the city’s main business and shopping centres. The serviced residence is located just a stone's throw away from some of the city’s main business, education and entertainment temples, including the futuristic Education City and the National Museum. The serviced residence is also located just a stone's throw away from the famed Corniche, Doha's 7km landscaped promenade where guests will get to capture stunning images of the city. Nestled among key ministry headquarters, embassies and consulates, Somerset West Bay Doha makes it a convenient location for both business and leisure travellers.
For a dose of culture, residents can easily make a trip to the Fanar Islamic Cultural Centre, a mosque, school and library combined, which is a state-run institution designed to educate non-Arabs about Qatari and Islamic culture. After which, a visit to the Museum of Islamic Art is in order. Designed by IM Pei, the architect who also designed the Lourve’s glass pyramid, MIA is an artwork in its own right.
And for food, residents will find themselves spoilt for choice with the smattering of culinary options available at their doorstep. Guests can opt for dining in by either ordering room service, prepare their own meals in the comfort of their apartments with ingredients sourced from the nearby supermarket, dine in one of our in-house restaurants and cafes or venture out for a taste of Doha’s diverse culinary offerings.