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Oslo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location, perfect atmosphere. But the first morning the toilet was leaking. We asked the staff to fix it, only to experience that nothing was done when we returned in the Evening. The morning after we politely asked again. When we returned in the afternoon, still no improvement had been done. We were moved to another room, that was very...

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SWBH, General Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, I would like to personally apologize for the unfortunate incidences that you experienced during your stay with us. We continually try to do our best for all of our guests, but unfortunately, our services this time were not up to par and to your expectations. I've...

Stockport, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have stayed at the Souq Waqif hotels and each time I have been allocated a room at the Arumaila Hotel. I chose the hotel because of its location, in one of the only parts of the city with local culture. It's right in the Souq with its many alleyways and shops as well as...

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SWBH, General Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of your recent stay at Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels in details , your comments are very much valued and we are glad to know how much you liked our room facilities,breakfast,amenities and toiletries and that you liked your experience of staying with us. We really appreciate your comments...

Caterham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First trip to Doha, so glad we pick the Arumaila Hotel, near of the Souq Waqif, The hotel is unique, staffs are so helpful from the moment we arrived till we left. Our room was amazing, spacious, and very clean. Thank you so much to Ali and his team to make us so welcome. Giving us some brilliant tips, you...

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SWBH, General Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Nadine, Thank you for spending your time to give us a wonderful review such as this! The satisfaction of our guests is our priority and we make our utmost to offer our guests an excellent service and make their stay as comfortable as we can at Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels. I will make sure to let our staff Ali...

El Gouna, Red Sea, Egypt
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was our first trip to Qatar and we are so glad we chose the Arumaila Hotel and the Souq Waqef area. The hotel is so unique from outside and the staff were so friendly upon arrival. Our rooms were spacious and beautifully decorated. Electronic curtains and great lighting. Large TV and such a comfortable bed with cozy duvet. Large...

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SWBH, General Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback from your stay.We appreciate your kind words about our comfy and spacious room. We are usually known for our attentive and friendly staff who treats each guest with the same respect.Indeed our location is one of the things we are proud of about our hotel.It's a very strategic location that brings our...

Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

It's a group of hotels located in souq waqif I had been upgraded to deluxe room in al jomrouk hotel , when you arrived you will check in in the lobby of arumbila hotel which make it very crowded and take a lot of time it's take from me around 20 minutes to checkin although I arrived at 5 pm...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Nice rooms although identifying the light switches is a challenge. Clean rooms in general but there is mold on the wallpaper under the air con. The service is very clumsy and slow. The room had a cot in it and it wasn't collected for an hour.

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SWBH, General Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, I am very disappointed to hear that you found our service to be below your expectations We have sent your feedback to the personnel concerned,we apologize for this bad experience and we hope you give us another chance to make it up to you. Warm regards, Hafidh Al Busaidy General Manager

McCrae, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Until we arrived outside our hotel at 1:00am we were unsure which Souq Waqif hotel we would be staying at. Even though it was so early in the morning our welcome at the Arumaila was warm and personal. Although our stay was brief the staff were keen to assist and help with anything we required. We were offered a late...

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Netherlands
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Positives: - great location in Souq Waqif - friendly staff - nice room (small size) - beautifull building Negatives: - rooms are definately not sound proof (woke up at 2.45am by showering neighbours) - hotel charged us 150qar for a ride to the airport, while a taxi is only 40qar! The front desk man told us there would be no...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Arumalia, one of the 7 hotels that make up Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels is true gem in the the heart of Souq Waqif. Extremely friendly and helpful staff will immediately show you the true meaning of Qatari hospitality. Rooms are clean, very well equipped, modern with the traditional arabic flair. Highly recommended for short stopover in Doha or longer tour...

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SWBH, General Manager at Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels. We are so please to know that you enjoyed your stay with us together with complimenting Souq Waqif and surrounding atmosphere of our Eight Hotels in Doha's favorite tourist destination. Your commendation on our staff service and efficiency have been shared...

Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We were interested in seeing souq waqif again, so we decided to stay close by. Souq Waqif Boutque Hotels comprise of different buildings at the same level (5 stars). The rooms are very clean, tidy, and housekeeping are great. The aminities is a little bit less than a 5 star hotel. The room is not spacious, but good for a...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the world-renowned Souq Waqif, the most popular tourist destination in Doha, Arumaila Boutique Hotel is a five-star property situated in the most authentically local area of the capital. The Souq itself sits at the heart of Qatar’s capital city.From a traditional Arab exterior into a modern and relaxing interior, Arumaila presents a unique fusion of traditional hospitality and the facilities and services demanded by the discerning 21st Century traveller. The boutique property’s accommodation offering comes through 17 rooms and two suites, guaranteeing all guests an intimate, personalised and exclusive experience.Arumaila has a lively and fashionable theme, characterised by the use of colour in decoration, upholstery and fittings. It’s energetic and hip feel will attract a younger set, but also dynamic corporates, too. It’s a theme that is also reflected in the hotel’s food and beverage options below. We welcome individuals, couples and business travellers; anyone, in fact, who wishes to retreat to an exclusive – and exquisitely created – Arabian sanctuary. The hotel offers unique and discreet service, delivered in vibrant, modish surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels

Address: Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar
Region: Qatar > Doha
Price Range: $156 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Arumaila - Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels 5*
Number of rooms: 19
Hotel Style:
#20 Business Hotel in Doha
#22 Family Hotel in Doha
#50 Luxury Hotel in Doha
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