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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

As a seasoned Retaj guest I was very pleased to find on my recent visit a much improved experience. The hotel food was substantially better, with a wider variety and better ingredients - it could still be served a little hotter, but for a buffet it is tasty and enjoyable. The hotel seems a little better organised with transit guests... More 

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Thank Emptyplod
AmrGhazy, General Manager at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for always choosing Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel as your accommodation whenever you are in Qatar. Thank you for your motivating feedback following your recent stay with us. It is a great pleasure to read that you found our services improving along with the tasty buffet you enjoyed that contributed to the pleasantness of your stay. Thank you again... More 

Doha, Qatar
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Stayed in a Retaj one bedroom suite with kitchenette for 6 weeks whilst working in Doha. Good service, free wifi in room, and value for money. Staff were excellent and most helpful. Not glitzy but comfortable when working away from home Will definitely stay again on next visit.

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Thank Robert O
AmrGhazy, General Manager at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review regarding your stay in Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel. We appreciate your nice words about our services, room, and staff. We are very happy to know that we had covered your expectations during your stay. It was indeed our pleasure to have you as one of our guests and... More 

Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Excellent service, ATIR at the reception very polite and courteous. Excellent customer service. Overall experience very satisfying. Meals very delicious, very big selection way too much to eat or even try. This hotel will not let you down when it comes to luxury and customer service. I WILL HAVE NO SECONDS THOUGHTS IN STAYING HERE AGAIN. Enjoy your stay too

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1 Thank mattschlwork24
AmrGhazy, General Manager at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing such a wonderful review and for taking the time to write it on TripAdvisor. We are grateful for the pleasure of serving you and meeting your travel needs. Thank you for your kind words and looking forward to be of service to you once again in the future. More 

India
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

I stayed here as I had a long layover in Doha and was put up here by Qatar Airways. I got a twin room which was quite spacious and had a sea view. The room was clean and beds were comfortable. I also had 2 meals at the hotel buffet and there were enough options to choose from. The food... More 

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Thank Shahvez A
AmrGhazy, General Manager at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful remarks following your stay at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you appreciated almost all about our Hotel from the bedroom to the buffet, and to our concierge staff being helpful. Your comments inspire us to strive harder... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

I've stayed at the Retaj Al Rayyan a number of times over the past few years, and I'm not sure why, maybe less investment, or care, but this will probably be my last stay. Whole host of small but annoying issues: I waited 30 minutes for someone to bring my bag up, so I had to go back down to... More 

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AmrGhazy, General Manager at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel again on your recent stay in Qatar. We do appreciate taking your time to write your review on TripAdvisor following your stay in our Hotel. Your opinion and feedback is very important to us in our continuous efforts to increase the quality of our service. We have noted that your overall experience... More 

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Qatar Air put us up at this hotel due to cancelled flight. Dirty bathroom. Mucked up our room; had to move. Negative reception staff. A couple of the staff are actually really grumpy. One told me to "please hurry up"!!! In house food was okay- big courses but nothing fancy. Would never stay here again but it was ok for... More 

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AmrGhazy, General Manager at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate taking the time to write your review regarding your stay with us. We have noted that your overall experience was not up to your expectation. We are truly disappointed to learn that our service failed to meet your expectations. The inconveniences caused during your recent stay were shared with the department heads concerned to avoid future occurrence and... More 

Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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227 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel is just 10 minutes walk away from CityCenter Mall, however not during Summer! Upgraded to a Seaview - room is big & comfort room as well. One distinct about this hotel is - all employees are Muslim. Even the waitresses are wearing stylish Abayas. And the men -Indian-like suit. However, Lobby is heavily-decorated, could have been minimized! Hotel is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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69 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 day during a stopover. This was provided by Qatar as they must have an arrangement with the hotel. The rooms were nice, beds were very compy and the views are great. The staff were all very friendly and the food options are large. Would recommend

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AmrGhazy, General Manager at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful remarks. We are glad to know that you found our hotel comfortable to stay, and our staff being friendly. Your comments inspire us to strive harder to serve our customers even better. More 

Phnom Pen, Phnum Penh, Cambodia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Great hotel for a transit in Doha, with good room, friendly employees and generous breakfast buffet. Can't comment on pricing though, as this was a complementary transit arrangment thanks to Qatar Airways.

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1 Thank Dany D
AmrGhazy, General Manager at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for spending few moments of your time writing a review as a result of your recent stay at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel. We are glad to know that you had comfortable stay with us and that you appreciated our staff and buffet. Our guest comfort is one of our aims to satisfy with. We are happy... More 

Glasgow
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel s definitely NOT 4 star as Qatar airways claimed. Dirty carpets Dust on furniture Windows not cleaned The hotel as a whole has not been maintained to any acceptable standard . Qatar airways should be ashamed of themselves for sending people to this hotel

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Thank andleeb
AmrGhazy, General Manager at Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for giving the time to write your review following your stay with us. Regret to know the inconvenience and discomfort you felt during your stay. As a result of your comment, retraining has commenced to ensure that such shortfall will not happen again in the future. More 

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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel The Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel is ideally located in the heart of the commercial and diplomatic district, and overlooks the West Bay area. With a full panoramic view of the bay, this newly built hotel features 360 spacious rooms and suites. The rooms are equipped to the finest standards, and the hotel offers a wellness centre, an outdoor swimming pool and a comprehensive range of food and beverage outlets. The Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel is just 15 minutes away from Doha International Airport, and is at walking distance to Doha City Centre Shopping Mall. There is also easy access to the Qatar International Exhibition Centre. With its fine accommodations and exceptional level of service, it is a perfect choice for both leisure and business travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel

Address: Diplomatic Street | Dafna, Doha, Qatar
Region: Qatar > Doha
Price Range: $129 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 360
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Hotel Style:
#23 Family Hotel in Doha
#25 Spa Hotel in Doha
#31 Business Hotel in Doha
#36 Luxury Hotel in Doha
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