May 20, 2018

Review: Marriott Marquis City Center Doha 1 Bedroom Suite

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha 1 bedroom suite


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Date of stay: April 15-16, 2018
Address: Omar Al Mukhtar Street, Area 61, Al Dafna, Street #850, PO Box 25500, Doha Qatar
Room: Complimentary 1 night stay thru the Plus Qatar Program, upgraded to a 1 bedroom suite as a Marriott Gold member
Highest Floor: 44th floor
How to get here: From the airport, take Uber which is cheaper. I took a local taxi for about 60 Rials. From the hotel to the airport with Uber is 38 Rials.

Video from my YouTube Channel 📺


Hotel Exterior

Marriott Marquis Doha City Center entrance

Lobby & Front Desk

Lobby

Front Desk

Concierge

Check-in

I arrived at the hotel around 1:45am and after the security scanning and metal detector, I was helped by a friendly associate who informed me that I got a suite room 😍 I had previously contacted the hotel and had given my Marriott Rewards number where I have gold status so I guess it had helped with the room upgrade 😉 I was informed about the timings of breakfast, both in the Executive Lounge and in the main restaurant. I was also asked for a 300 Rial deposit. Lastly, I was asked if they should book a taxi for me to the airport but since I was planning to use Uber, I declined. With my room keys in my hand, I was then showed the way to the elevators.

Marriott Marquis room keys

Elevators (North Tower) & Hallway

Elevators

Elevators North Tower directory

You know your room is a special room when it's the only room on the side of the tower 😉

Hallway

1 Bedroom Suite, 3701

The living room was so spacious and offered a big TV, and great views 👍

View of the living room and bedroom

Sound system 👍

Work desk

Complimentary wifi

The bedroom has a work desk, TV and a chaise lounge.

Chaise lounge 😍

Bedroom

Samsung TV

Samsung TV

TV Channel Guide

Coffee and tea making facilities, bottles of water

The ref was empty.

Bathrobes, slippers, safe

Masters bathroom

The toiletries were from THANN 😍

Masters bathroom

Masters bathroom

Masters bathroom

Guest bathroom

Guest bathroom

View

View from my suite 😍

View from my suite 😍

I also had the view of the pool from my suite.

Doha skyline 👍

This is one of the most spacious suites I've stayed at and it actually reminded me of the Executive Suite in Hilton Panama where we stayed a few years ago.

Executive Lounge North Tower, 42nd Floor

Seating

Seating

Seating

Seating

Seating

Meeting room

Breakfast (6am to 11am)

Breakfast buffet

Breakfast buffet

Hot dishes

Cheese and crackers

Cereals

Softdrinks, water

Afternoon Tea (12:30pm to 4:30pm)

Cookies, nuts and chips

White chocolate raspberry

Panini bun, mini pandesal

Mineral water

There is also Happy Hour from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

View



Executive Lounge South Tower, 8th Floor

There's also an Executive Lounge in the South Tower although it was closed during my visit.

Crossroad Restaurant, Breakfast Buffet 3rd Floor (6am to 11:30am)

Seating

Seating

Seating

Buffet area

Salad

Fruits

Cereal Bar

Dairy Station

Charcuterie

Bread, Danish pastries, muffins

Arabic and Indian station

Congee

Made to order eggs

Sausage, bacon

View

Amenities

Pool, 7th Floor (6am to 11pm)

Pool

Pool

Pool

Pool

Pool

Business Center, Ground Level


Fitness Center, 7th Floor South Tower (24 Hours)


Mall Access, 2nd Floor



CONCLUSION

This stay is part of the Plus Qatar Program by Qatar Airways where I was given a complimentary night during my lay-over in Doha. As a five star hotel, I was really impressed with the rooms (and views) and the breakfast selection on the buffet was extensive. The amenities like the fitness center, spa and the pool were a big plus. I thought the palm trees by the pool were very nice and it was a pity that my stay was just a short one. The connector to the shopping mall in the 2nd floor is very convenient as well. Lastly, the staff were all professional and helpful especially the Filipino working in the Executive Lounge. Overall, I had an enjoyable stay and the fact that I got a suite upgrade because of my status just made it even more memorable. To all the staff of Marriott Marquis City Center Doha, Shukran 😍